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Westbourne’s Final Christmas Saturday in Association with the Coastal BID

Following on from the spectacular Christmas Light Fiesta in association with the Coastal BID on the weekend of the 3rd December which saw over 7000 visitors head to Westbourne, there are plenty of festivities still going on during the run up to Christmas. The weekend of the 10th involved children and their families gathering in […]

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Dorset Scrapstore celebrates business success at The Factory

Dorset Scrapstore is celebrating its first eight months of business at The Factory, its new location on Alder Hills in Poole. Dorset Scrapstore is a local charity that believes in a world where manufacturing waste doesn’t go to landfill but instead becomes a low cost community resource for crafting and creativity. It first opened its […]

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LOVE DORSET 2017 – FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT & MISS DORSET GALA EVENT

Don’t miss out on the county’s most positive celebration of the year! We’re on our way to making Dorset a Fairtrade county! Collaborate with us to join other local businesses and people celebrating in style during Fairtrade Fortnight 28 Feb – 12 March next year. The finale gala evening will be held on Sunday 12th […]

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Celebs and Bournemouth Businesses Join BCTC for Festivities

More than two hundred business people along with local and national celebrities attended the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Winter Wonderland Ball to mark the end of the BCTC Centenary year Over 200 businesses gathered at the Cumberland Hotel in celebration of the festive season for the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce’s (BCTC) […]

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Lights on at The Factory for local business event

The Lights were on at The Factory for a B2B exhibition aimed at start-ups and established small businesses which attracted an audience of over 200 people. The day included free seminars, key note speakers, a wealth of essential information and advice on tap from exhibitors and many networking opportunities to support and build local business. […]

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Bournemouth Tourism Awards 2017 – Tickets available to buy now!

Its official the grand finale of the 2017 Bournemouth Tourism Awards will take place on 9th March 2017 tickets and tables are now on sale and available to buy at http://tourism-awards.co.uk/bournemouth/event/2017-bournemouth-tourism-awards-gala-dinner/ Des Simmons, chairman of Bournemouth’s Tourism Awards and Managing Director of Bournecoast said: “In 2016 we saw almost 500 guests attend the awards which […]

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Yellow Buses to introduce new network from January 2017

YELLOW Buses is to undergo the biggest transformation of its network in a decade next month (January). The Bournemouth-based bus company, which carries just under 15 million passengers a year, is to introduce eight colour coded lines – Bourne, Priory, Uni, Royal, Village, Coast, Dolphin and Heath – to reflect its strong local connectivity and […]

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Putting small, local charities and community groups into the spotlight.

Local Charities Day

Local Charities Day will put small, local charities and community groups into the spotlight, helping them thrive and demonstrate the great work they do in their areas. To find out more please click this link to an online PDF that will tell you more about it. http://dcmsblog.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/LocalCharitiesDay2016.pdf

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Bournemouth International Centre becomes first UK venue to earn AIPC Gold

01 December 2016, Bournemouth, UK – Bournemouth International Centre is the first major event venue in the UK to be awarded AIPC Gold certification. It joins a group of just 29 world class, AIPC-certified venues in continental Europe, South Africa, Malaysia, Australia, Canada and the US. AIPC is the International Association of Convention Centres. It […]

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