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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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AFC Bournemouth and Strategic Solutions matched again for another season.

AFC Bournemouth’s academy teams and Strategic Solutions have once again teamed up for the 2016/17 season. Now entering their third season in partnership with the club, Strategic Solutions are a firm of Chartered independent financial advisors based across Dorset, Devon and Somerset. As well as being an official partner of AFC Business, Strategic Solutions had […]

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November – What’s On in Bournemouth

Events Ice Skating at Christmas 16th November – 3rd January. Bournemouth Lower Gardens, Exeter Crescent, Bournemouth, BH1 2AQ. The Nutcracker Trail 19th November-31st December. Various Locations. Price: Free. Kingfisher Weekend/Halcyon Day 19th-20th November. Kingfisher Barn, Stour Valley Nature Reserve, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, BH9 3NZ. Time: 10am-4pm. Price: Free. Boscombe Countdown to Christmas 19th […]

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Bournemouth Giant Snow Globe Location & Dates

Start Date: 05/12/2016 End Date: 18/12/2016 Location: Various We are delighted to announce that our Giant Snow Globe will be returning this year, and once more will be popping up in different locations around Bournemouth town centre. Climb inside, play in the snow and get a festive photo to take away. Best of all, it’s all completely […]

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BTA’s 2017: Your chance to enter and vote.

Don’t forget to nominate / enter the forthcoming Bournemouth Tourism Awards, this is also YOUR chance to enter if you own, manage or run a business and YOUR CHANCE to nominate YOUR FAVOURITES in the voting categories so you can help us to find: ·         Bournemouth’s Rising Star ·         Bournemouth Best Breakfast ·         The Afternoon […]

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Bournemouth Tourism Awards – Public Voting Categories

It’s been coined Bournemouth’s business event of the year and earlier this year the awards saw the arrival of the first ever public voting categories: ·         Bournemouth’s Best Breakfast ·         Bar Personality ·         Rising Star ·         The Afternoon Tea Award The best and the brightest business leaders and destinations were nominated and voted for, by […]

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Textile services leader Berendsen sponsors the BTA’s Small Hotel Award for 2017!

The BTA’s welcome a NEW sponsor – Berendsen, an international textile services provider with a processing site for Hospitality customers in Bournemouth, will be presenting the Small Hotel Award. Berendsen provides vital textile rental and laundering solutions for hotels and hospitality organisations, offering services through a national network of 16 sites stretching from Cornwall to […]

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Westbourne Businesses Unite for Christmas

Christmas in Westbourne this year promises to be a memorable one! The Westbourne Business Association (WBA) hosted the official Christmas Launch event in The Forge at The Libertine in the heart of Westbourne to discuss Christmas plans, drink mulled wine, and taste and trial each other’s wares.   In attendance were the owners/managers of shops, […]

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MAYOR’S WALK OF FIRE – An Alternative Burns Night

  Will you bite the bullet, overcome your fears, channel your inner ‘adrenaline junkie’ and walk 20 feet over 670C degree coals? On 27th January 2017 the Mayor of Bournemouth will be hosting a charity Fire Walk raising funds for four local Charities.  It will be a chance to have one of the most thrilling […]

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