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£19.5 million cash boost for Dorset to help create local jobs and growth

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a government cash boost of £19.5 million for Dorset to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth. Some of the locally-chosen projects likely to benefit over the next few years include: A new business district in Lansdowne; Transport improvements in Gillingham to unlock further housing developments; and A […]

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​Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants host Tax Seminar at AFC Bournemouth

Saffery Champness Chartered Accounts in Bournemouth hosted a breakfast seminar at the AFC Bournemouth Vitality Stadium and welcomed many members of the Financial and Legal Services business community from across Bournemouth and Poole. It was hosted by Saffery Tax Director Ian Harlock-Smith who has extensive experience in advising high net worth individuals in domestic and […]

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Coleman Insurance Brokers team up with students at Bournemouth University for ‘Google Online Marketing Challenge’ to coincide with the launch of their new marine web site!

Coleman Insurance Brokers have teamed up with an impressive team of final year students from Bournemouth University to take part in the global Google Online Marketing Challenge, a challenge that coincides with the launch of Coleman’s new marine web site. The fourth- year students invited their competition partner to the launch of the Challenge which […]

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Jump into Summer with NCS

Having successfully completed its most ambitious year ever in 2016, BCHA’s NCS (National Citizen Service) team is planning to raise the bar again in 2017 but is looking for 61 Team Leaders who can motivate and encourage a group of teenagers through a variety of challenges and team building activities. National Citizen Service (NCS) is […]

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AFC Bournemouth support Bournemouth 7’s festival for the sixth consecutive year

AFC Bournemouth will be supporting the popular Bournemouth 7’s festival for a sixth consecutive year. The club have renewed their partnership with the world’s largest sport and music festival as it celebrates its tenth anniversary. One of the highlights of Dorset’s sporting and music calendar, the festival takes place on Bank Holiday weekend, from the […]

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Coleman Team Member Named As Student of the Year 2016

Amy Houldsworth, a member of the Coleman Marine Insurance Team based on Poole Quay has been awarded the prestigious Student of the Year 2016 award by the Insurance Institute of Bournemouth. Amy, who is a Cargo, Yacht Shipping & Marine Trade Executive has recently completed her Advanced Diploma in Insurance and the judging panel of the Insurance Institute of Bournemouth felt […]

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The Finalists of the 2017 Bournemouth Tourism Awards have been REVEALED

The wait is finally over. The Bournemouth Tourism Awards can now reveal the finalists of the 2017 award categories. Following on from the Semi-Finals held at Oasis Fun, Bournemouth, the judges which included trade professionals and sponsors, spent days deliberating which of the Semi-Finalists should make it through to the Finals and selecting the top […]

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2017 Conference – Future-Proof your Business and Prepare for Growth

In support of the work we are doing to develop a greener town, Bournemouth Council would like to share details of a Dorset based business, The Southern Sustainability Partnership, who invite Dorset businesses to a one-day Conference. The event is designed to encourage smarter thinking and the adoption of procedures that will strengthen your business through controlling costs, retaining customers, completing tenders and attracting quality, motivated staff. […]

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Supporting Dorset’s Economic Growth – Future Housing Provision

In the same week that the UK government has announced its ambitious proposals to help fix the UK’s housing market, Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) today launches an independent study into future housing provision in Dorset. Set against the backdrop of the housing white paper released earlier this week, Dorset LEP’s study ‘Supporting Dorset’s Economic […]

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