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Country Fare revealed as Afternoon Tea Award Sponsor

Country Fare, the locally based Food Service company, with the widest range of local produce for the catering and hospitality industry and a passion for all things foodie, are confirmed as the official sponsor of the BAPTAs ‘Afternoon Tea Award’. Country fare provide a variety of goods which include fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy, delicious […]

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Key West on Bournemouth Pier launches its first ‘inspiring sporting speaker’ event…’an evening with David Flatman’ and teams up with Bournemouth Rugby Club to celebrate their 125th year

Key West Bar & Grill on Bournemouth Pier has announced its first ‘inspiring sporting speaker’ event to take place in 2018. The popular venue will welcome renowned former rugby international player ‘David Flatman’. Also affectionately known as ‘Flats’, he will host a celebratory Gala dinner on Thursday 8th March in conjunction with Bournemouth Rugby Club who […]

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County Foods announced as BAPTAs Small Hotel Award Sponsor

County Foods have been unveiled as the new sponsor for the 2018 BAPTAs Small Hotel Award and the category now includes Bed and Breakfast establishments across the whole BH post code area. Said Jackie Phillipson from ROUTEpr and BAPTAs, “We are delighted to welcome County Foods as our Small Hotel Award Sponsor, they are a […]

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AFC Bournemouth pay Christmas visit to Julia’s House

AFC Bournemouth Manager Eddie Howe, players and staff brought some festive cheer to children and families when they paid a Christmas visit to the Julia’s House Dorset hospice in Corfe Mullen yesterday (18th Dec). Eddie, who is a Patron of the children’s hospice charity, was joined by players including Harry Arter, Ryan Fraser, Nathan Ake and […]

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Saffery Champness Accountants, Investec Wealth & Investment, Laceys Solicitors, Bright Blue Day and Bournemouth Council announced as Dorset Business Angels sponsors and partners in 2018

Dorset Business Angels (DBA), which is part of the UK Business Angels Network, has announced its team of sponsorship partners for 2018 as it renews its existing relationships with Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants, Investec Wealth & Investment, Bright Blue Day and Bournemouth Council and welcomes on board new sponsors, Laceys Solicitors. DBA Peter Eales advised, […]

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Bournemouth café seek gift donations for families affected by domestic abuse

Flirt Café Bar in Bournemouth’s Triangle is helping to bring some festive cheer to victims of domestic abuse this Christmas by asking customers and members of the public to donate a gift to go under the tree in its premises. Under new ownership and management, Flirt is continuing the legacy of previous owners, Peter Moody […]

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“Saffery Champness host Autumn Budget breakfast at The Vitality Stadium”

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants hosted their 2017 post Autumn Budget breakfast at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth.  They presented to a packed room of over 100 guests, representing businesses and the professional communities of Bournemouth and Poole. Saffery Partner, Nick Fernyhough opened the event.  Commenting on the first Autumn Budget he said, “Is the age […]

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Season’s greetings from The Crumbs Project!

Bournemouth based catering charity Crumbs are officially taking orders for the festive season! Having only recently hosted their first ever Open Day on Friday the 1st of December, the team have certainly been busy for the Christmas period ahead, and are excited to showcase their gorgeous Christmas menus – now available for booking… A successful […]

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

Members of staff from a Women’s Refuge in Poole recently 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 fund fun activities and equipment to assist […]

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