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AFC BOURNEMOUTH ANNOUNCE CLUB CHARITY OF THE YEAR

Bournemouth, July 19, 2018– AFC Bournemouth are delighted to name local charity The Crumbs Project as their clubs charity of the year, in a drive to support vulnerable adults lead a life of independence. The announcement comes after Club Staff voted for their preferred charity to support throughout the upcoming season. The Crumbs Project will receive […]

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Bournemouth Coastal BID and Paragon Skills to host Boscombe’s brand new vehicle festival – ‘Motors By The Sea’

Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) and apprenticeship training provider, Paragon Skills will be working together to host and co-sponsor Boscombe’s brand new vehicle festival, ‘Motors By The Sea’.  It takes place from 14th to 16th September 2018. The Festival aims to bring the local community together and promises to deliver a spectacle for all car enthusiasts, […]

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New photo system installed at the top of the PierZip tower on Bournemouth Pier to allow unique ‘selfies’ of zip wire flights

A new photo system has been installed at the top of the 80- foot zip wire tower on Bournemouth Pier which allows users to have ‘selfie’ pictures taken prior to launching themselves down the zip wire. The system also takes action photos showing zip surfers ‘in flight’ on their zip wire adventure! Bournemouth Pier Marketing […]

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RockReef provides solutions for essential Key stage 1 & 2 school curriculum activities

RockReef indoor adventure climbing activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier has introduced new educational lesson plans entitled ‘Curriculum Climbers’, for Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 learning in Primary & Junior schools.  The lesson plans, designed to get school children more active, are intended to help schools deliver elements of the curriculum by providing an […]

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Saffery Champness Accountants win numerous new charity client accounts

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants have had some significant client ‘wins’ in the charitable sector and welcome Diverse Abilities, Lewis-Manning Hospice, Social Care in Action, Pramacare and The Tank Museum to their books. Senior Partner Nick Fernyhough advised, “These recent wins add to our substantial charity client base and make us one of the leading advisors […]

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Greendale returns to The Spire to continue Poole Methodists’ ‘Sea Change’ project

Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has returned to The Spire in Poole High Street, to commence phase 3 of the Poole Methodists’ development, ‘Sea Change.’ The Sea Change project has seen the Poole town centre church transformed into a community hub where local charities and organisations can work together with the church to provide […]

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Plane speaking from maverick aviator

Former RAF Tornado pilot Mandy Hickson swooped into the Harbour Heights Hotel in Sandbanks to tell her story to guests at the AFC Business directors’ lunch. The motivational speaker told of her remarkable career of flying through the glass ceiling and breaking into the male word of flying jets – while keeping her feet on […]

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Club scores with World Cup event

More than 150 football fans congregated at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium to watch England play Belgium in the World Cup as part of a social event organised by AFC Business, the club’s commercial arm, and local digital marketing agency Bespoke 4 Business Despite the disappointing result, business folk from throughout the region enjoyed curry and […]

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A-One Insurance Group are through to the finals

A-One Insurance Group (AOIG), the privately owned and run insurance broker with offices based across Dorset and Hampshire, has made the shortlist in the national finals of the UK Broker Awards 2018, for the Cyber Broker Award category. The award – new for 2018 – focuses on the ability of a broking firm to both […]

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