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Bournemouth in Bloom is pleased to announce that it is now twinned with Bermuda.

Four scholarship recipients will be visiting Bournemouth this coming summer to learn about the Horticultural excellence of the Borough and work alongside our excellent Bournemouth Parks Team. Bournemouth should feel so proud that this link has been established which is supported by the Premier of Bermuda , Government and Bermuda Horticultural Society. Please, can you […]

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DEBSS WANTS YOUR VOTE TO WIN £50,000 OF NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING  

·     Your vote could see local group named a winner in this year’s The People’s Projects – make sure you have your say  ·     General public gets to decide which community projects get National Lottery funding support  ·     Film of The DEBSS Project will be aired on ITV and viewers can vote on this year’s worthy winner.  A local community group in Bournemouth is calling […]

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Delicious Magazine puts Dorset on the map

Delicious Magazine has selected Taste of the South festival in Dorset, to be the host venue for the delicious. Produce awards 2018 South West regional judging this July, as part of its UK-wide food festival tour covering nine locations. Returning for a second year, TOTS, which will be held at Chapel Gate, Christchurch, over the weekend of […]

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Taste Of The South Festival Returns For 2018!

Taste of the South Festival returns to Dorset for a second year this July and is set to showcase the region’s top talent, variety of food and drink, art, culture and artisan products. The two-day festival, which will be held at Chapel Gate, Christchurch, over the weekend of July 21-22, celebrates all things local from […]

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Greendale Construction converts run-down town centre building into stylish apartments

Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has transformed a vacant old office block in the heart of Poole Old Town into fifteen stylish apartments for short term lets. The 40 week contract reached completion in February 2018, with the Greendale team transforming the  1970s building externally with new cladding and windows.  Internally, the building benefits […]

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Coleman Insurance Brokers and Lester Aldridge co-host GDPR workshop for local businesses

Coleman Insurance Brokers and Lester Aldridge co-hosted a GDPR workshop, entitled, ‘The New Regime’. The event was held at the RNLI in Poole and attended by in excess of 35 local business people who were keen to hear the updates to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) laws which come into effect on 25th May 2018. The […]

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An abundance of special offers and family Easter activities on Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Pier is the place to be in Bournemouth during the Easter holiday period.  As young adventurers and thrill seekers know, it is home to RockReef, the indoor activity climbing attraction and the world’s first pier to shore Zip wire. RockReef will be hosting their annual Easter Bunny hunt, with bunnies hidden throughout the venue […]

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THE CRUMBS PROJECT AWARDED £10,000 BY THE NATIONAL LOTTERY

Bournemouth, March 15, 2018– Bournemouth based charity The Crumbs Project has received a confirmed grant of £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to help support their community outreach program. The Crumbs Project works with vulnerable adults who have a disability, helping them learn new skills and gain greater personal independence. Crumbs’ Trainees are able to […]

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Saffery Champness warns hospitality and leisure employers of imminent changes to National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage plus Pension Auto Enrolment Cost increases

Saffery Champness is advising employers in the hospitality, tourism and leisure industry to be aware of changes to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage that come into effect from 1 April 2018, and also an increase in employer contributions under pension auto-enrolment of 1% from 6 April. The National Living Wage, which is […]

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