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Fly Bournemouth

Stephen Gill, Managing Director, Bournemouth Airport. The airport has published its Fly Bournemouth 2020 preview, detailing flights for 2020. Holidaymakers looking to fly from Bournemouth Airport for travel convenience have two new sunshine destinations for Summer 2020. The stunning Greek islands of Skiathos, in the Aegean Sea, and Zante, in the Ionian Sea, are now […]

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It’s ‘Nutty November’ on Bournemouth Pier – HALF PRICE offers on the Zip Wire, and climbing at RockReef!

‘Nutty November’ has landed on Bournemouth Pier with spectacular offers to help locals beat the winter blues! The nutty offers are running from Monday 4th November to Saturday 30th November.   Half price Zip Wire flights will be available from just £7.50 and RockReef Indoor climbing activities start at only £5.50 for 1 ½ hours climbing! The […]

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Dorset LEP invests in education

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (Dorset LEP) has allocated just over £1.3 million of Local Growth Funding to three local colleges and a university in Dorset – a significant local investment in our young people. Dorset LEP’s investment will work to address key skills gaps and unlock talent and ambition across our local communities, supporting valued […]

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Junior Cherries partners sign up for season

AFC Bournemouth have renewed their association with the four official partners of the Junior Cherries for the 2019/20 season. The Premier League club has linked again with Bournemouth University, Hot Rocks restaurant and bar, Lemur Landings at Tower Park and Splashdown Waterparks. Amy Marks, the club’s Partnerships Manager, said: “All four businesses are well-established partners […]

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Panto bus is a work of pure genie-us

Audiences heading for Bournemouth’s pantomime at the Pavilion this Christmas will find Yellow Buses’ specially-branded vehicle just the ticket. For the single-decker is emblazoned with the faces of the stars of Aladdin – including television’s Richard Blackwood and Amelia Lily. The bus will be running on all routes across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in the […]

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Local community invited to shape the future for Wessex Fields

Residents, community groups and business representatives are invited to help shape the future of Wessex Fields at an engagement event next month (19 November). Following the decision by BCP Council’s Cabinet to build part of the road from the A338 up to the Wessex Fields development site boundary line, work is now underway to shape […]

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BCP Council and Royal Bournemouth Hospital to work together on future travel options at Wessex Fields

BCP Council and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals (RBCH) will work together to draw up future solutions to tackle congestion in and around the hospital site. Following yesterday’s (30 September) decision by BCP Council’s Cabinet to build part of the road from the A338 up to the Wessex Fields development site boundary line, councillors have […]

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New trio is a powerful boost for skills for life education

Three new recruits will help Dorset skills for life charity SafeWise roll out new programmes to wider audiences as it continues with ambitious development plans for its learning villages in Bournemouth and Weymouth. Experienced teacher Sue Sharpe has been appointed as Programmes Manager, and is joined by Programme Development Officer Sarah Jane Woods and SafeWise […]

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Best Drinks Product Award

Mapperton Estate’s Montague Cuvée sparkling wine wins Saffery Champness sponsored ‘Best Drinks Product’ Award Category at the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards Mapperton Estate’s Montague Cuvée sparking wine was announced as the winner of the Saffery Champness sponsored ‘Best Drinks Product’ Category at this week’s Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards.  The prestigious […]

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