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Coleman Insurance Brokers offers practical flood advice and tips to businesses

Coleman Insurance Brokers are offering practical advice and tips to businesses on how to protect their business during the winter months when the risk of flooding is on the increase.  Advice includes how to assess the risk, what steps to put in place for a business to deal with a flood and the need to […]

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Youngsters sleep rough to highlight plight of homeless

Committed young people taking part in the BCHA-led National Citizen Service (NCS), slept rough for the night raising awareness and money for homeless people in Bournemouth this winter. On 11th November 2016 a group of young people aged 16-17 years old took part in a 12-hour rough sleep in Bournemouth Town Centre to highlight the […]

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Can you help fellow Chamber Vice President

Mark Gracey from Flavourfy Digital is currently running a survey of Dorset based businesses and how they deal with website security, cloud based security and data protection compliance. If you’re Dorset based, it would be good to have your input. Please complete this short survey here https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/nGDXF2

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Panto Stars To Launch Christmas Fun At Castlepoint Shopping Park

This years range of fun Christmas activities at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park are to be launched by Cinderella  panto cast members on the evening of Thursday 24th November at 5 pm. With a snow machine adding to the magic, Cinderella Dani Harmer, The Prince, Rhydian Roberts from X factor,  and ugly sisters David Ball and […]

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Council News Bulletins

Please find attached a grant alert news bulletin for information purposes.  Before making an application you are advised to make further enquiries, including no other application i being prepared within the Council or their partner agencies. These grants alerts are sent from Principal Community Development Officer, Community Regeneration, Bournemouth Borough Council Please contact sean.hawkins@bournemouth.gov.uk grant-alert-nov-2016 ABoard […]

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Creative Christmas Weekends at Castlepoint supported by local arts and skills

  The weekends in December will see retailers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park become centres of fun and magic as skilled businesses from across the region have been invited to host demonstrations and presentations. Visitors to the stores will also be able to try their hands at some of the skills. Bill Riddle, Castlepoint’s Operations […]

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Winners of Best Loved Hotels National Boutique Award ‘Best Small Hotel’

Cliff House Hotel in Southbourne Dorset, were the winners of the Boutique Award ‘Best small hotel’ awarded by the National Best Loved Hotels 2016, at Monday nights ceremony held at the prestigious Luton Hoo Hotel. Best Loved Hotels had experienced a record breaking increase in entries this year with close competition between the best across the Hotel […]

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A-One Insurance Group raise a total of £1152 for the Lilypad Appeal

The office teams at A-One Insurance Group have come together to raise money for the Lilypad Appeal in association with Diverse Abilities. Said Lia Martin, Director of Corporate Partnerships, “Peter Jackson’s son, Harry is profoundly Autistic and the Lilypad Appeal is very a close matter to our hearts. The fundraising for the Lilypad Appeal will […]

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Hotel manager gets engaged, ties the knot and even celebrates fatherhood – all without leaving work

After celebrating both his engagement and wedding at the hotel where he works, Andy Thompson has also officially named his baby daughter there. Andy, 34, a duty manager at the Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road Bournemouth, explained: “I came to the Marsham Court in 2002 and have been here ever since.  It’s like a […]

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