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New £10,000 partnership will super-charge safety education

New £10,000 partnership will super-charge safety education

Dorset skills for life charity SafeWise is delighted to welcome Scottish and Southern Electricity Network (SSEN) as a new £10,000 Silver sponsor. The partnership sees SSEN join forces with SafeWise – which has learning villages in Bournemouth and Weymouth – to raise awareness of child safety issues around electricity substations, associated power lines and roadworks. […]

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Introducing Our 2019 Chamber Executive Board

We began to introduce the Chamber Board to our members in our last newsletter and as promised, this month I take great pleasure in introducing Paul Thompson and Efe Ohwofasa. Both longstanding members of the Executive Board, both Paul and Efe have contributed countless hours in their roles as volunteer Executive Directors.  Paul took over […]

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Yellow Buses at the wheel as headline sponsor of the Destination Awards

Yellow Buses are helping to drive official new awards which celebrate excellence in companies that make Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch a great place to visit, live and work. The Bournemouth-based bus company is playing a leading role as headline sponsors for the Destination Awards, a new showcase for the great work being done in our […]

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18 Dorset youngsters set sail thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Show

18 youngsters from Dorset will participate in a free 5-night voyage on a 32- metre sailing boat, thanks to a charitable partnership between the Poole Harbour Boat Show and Ocean Youth Trust South. The Poole Harbour Boat Show is the largest, free to attend boat show on the south coast and event organisers, Poole Harbour […]

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AL FRESCO FUN FOR AFC BUSINESS

The first event to be hosted by AFC Business in conjunction with a match staged by AFC Bournemouth has taken place at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Almost 70 business people attended the AFC Business Al Fresco Evening before the Premier League club’s penultimate pre-season friendly against Italian Serie A giants Lazio. They enjoyed the chance […]

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Expert Eye

Kurt Janson, Director of the Tourism Alliance has been appointed as official Adjudicator of the new Destination Awards. Janson, who has worked in tourism policy and development for over 25 years, was offered the role by the Destination Management Board which oversees tourism for the newly-formed Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch (BCP) Council. The Destination Management […]

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RockReef and Oceanarium, the Bournemouth Aquarium join forces to offer discounted tickets

Popular Bournemouth seafront attractions, RockReef indoor climbing attraction on Bournemouth Pier and Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium have joined forces to offer a dual attraction discounted ticket to visitors over the summer period. The promotion offers savings of up to 30% at the Oceanarium and 20% off all RockReef activities and the PierZip, thoughout the summer, […]

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Run for a good cause at Bournemouth Marathon Festival

There’s a chance for runners to help a Bournemouth charity making children’s wishes come true at the town’s Marathon Festival. Round Table Children’s Wish relies on donations and sponsorship to help children with life-threatening illnesses aged between four and 17. The charity is hoping that runners in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival, which takes place over […]

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Baron of Beef Dinner

BCTC and BAHA are delighted to announce details of the traditional Baron of Beef Dinner on Thursday 5th September 2019 from 6:30pm in the Oceana Suite at The Cumberland Hotel, East Cliff, Bournemouth. The dress code for the evening is business attire. The Bournemouth Tradesmen’s Baron of Beef Association was set up in 1885 whose […]

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