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Local MP gives backing to supported housing

BCHA marked the National Housing Association’s recent ‘Starts at Home’ day by inviting Conor Burns, MP for Bournemouth West, to see the refurbishment programme taking place at its St Paul’s supported housing accommodation in Bournemouth. Starts at Home, now in its second year and run by the National Housing Federation, celebrates how supported housing helps […]

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Dorset Business Angels Investor pitch event evening takes place on Monday 25th September in Bournemouth

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) have announced the date for their next investors’ pitch event which will take place on Monday 25th September at the Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth and is urging potential investors to book a place at the popular event. DBA was formed in 2013 with the aim of being a catalyst in Dorset […]

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Saffery Champness Accountants to host entrepreneurs’ dinner to debate results of their annual Entrepreneurs Survey

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants have announced that they are to host an entrepreneurs’ dinner to discuss and debate the results of the firm’s annual Entrepreneurs Survey. The recently published survey results incorporated the views of more than 200 business owners and key decision makers in the UK. The survey was conducted during the second quarter […]

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Taylorcocks September Update

Xero Update With the build up to XeroCon in October, Xero have gone very quiet on the update front. Word has it that we can expect some rather exciting updates to be released at XeroCon so we will keep you posted. So, what has happened in the past month? 1) Depreciation – There have been […]

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Coleman Insurance Broker’s annual golf day takes place at Remedy Oak Golf Course in aid of Mosaic Child Bereavement Charity.

Coleman employees hosted their annual Charity Golf Day.  In the last 12 years these golf days have raised in excess of £55,000 for local charities.  This year’s event took place at Remedy Oak Golf Club, raising funds for Dorset based charity Mosaic which provides a pathway of support for bereaved children. Mosaic is celebrating its […]

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AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund help for children affected by domestic abuse

A member of staff from a Women’s Refuge in Bournemouth collected a cheque for £1,000 from AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund to support children who are impacted by domestic abuse. The refuge, which is run by local housing and support provider BCHA, plans to use the donation to convert a garage, which is damp and […]

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Plans in for Bournemouth Winter Gardens site

Transformative plans to rejuvenate one of Bournemouth’s most famous locations have gathered pace with the submission of a planning application. The former Winter Gardens site is the focus of a £150 million mixed-use proposal – the largest of its kind in the town centre – combining residential, restaurant, leisure and retail space with new parking […]

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Bournemouth Chamber proudly supports Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Chamber has proudly supported the 2017 Bournemouth Airshow. The increased footfall for Bournemouth Town Centre and surrounding areas, helps business, retail and hospitality sectors which we welcome year on year.  The Air Festival organisers do a wonderful job and so do all council and emergency services in keeping the event a safe and very […]

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Director of Operations Announced As Dorset Awards Finalist

Sarah Eades from A-One Insurance Group is announced as a finalist in the 2017 Venus Awards, Director of the Year Award.  In 2011,  just over 3 years after joining the A-One Insurance Group Sarah took on the new role of Group Operations Director for the dynamic, privately owned and run insurance firm and assumed responsibility […]

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