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Finalists announced in the inaugural Destination Awards

The finalists have been announced for the inaugural Destination Awards – brand new accolades celebrating businesses that make the area a great place to visit, live and work. A total of 42 Destination Award finalists across 15 award categories were revealed at the Lost Paradise Bar in Bournemouth on Monday evening (February 3). The contenders will learn whether they […]

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BCTC Lunch & Learn, 27th February

Lunch & Learn provides ambitious, pro-active business owners with the opportunity to connect with like-minded local entrepreneurs. Try a new type of networking- exclusive for business owners who want to grow their business and increase business performance. Join us for an exclusive ‘Lunch & Learn’ series for a really nice balance of work and socializing […]

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Yellows quit Poole Bus Station

Yellow Buses is pulling out of Poole bus station and will serve the town’s railway station instead. The company is blaming anti-social behaviour at the bus station for its decision, as well as a desire to serve Poole Quay and the historic old town. The move is included in a raft of service changes being […]

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Jack goes to college for Kicks date

AFC Bournemouth defender Jack Stacey went along to Rossmore Leisure Centre to join in with the young participants at a Premier League Kicks session. He took part in a number of technical skill challenges, signed autographs for the children and talked about his rise to becoming a Premier League footballer, with the session then ending […]

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Come See AFC Bournemouth U23’s vs Southampton U23’s

We are delighted to offer AFC Business members an exclusive event giving you the chance to combine football, hospitality and networking.  The Cherries will be looking to do the double over south coast rivals Southampton and secure their place in the knockout stages of the Premier League Cup. The squad is set to feature future […]

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MYTime Young Carers’ Charity celebrate Young Carers Awareness Day with an activity day for over 100 Dorset school children at RockReef climbing activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier

MYTime Young Carers’ Charity marked the national awareness day with an activity day for Dorset Young Carers at RockReef climbing activity attraction on Bournemouth Pier. Young Carers Awareness Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and is an opportunity to offer these incredible young people the support, friendship and opportunities they deserve. […]

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Dorset Business Angels host event to educate, inform and attract new investors

Photo courtesy of Andrew Diprose, Dorset Biz News

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) are hosting an event to educate, inform and attract new investors to the possibilities and opportunities of Angel investment.

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Coleman Marine Insurance sponsors the Professional Boatman’s Association AGM Event

Coleman Marine Insurance, part of global broking giant Gallagher, sponsored the annual Professional Boatman’s Association (PBA) AGM event, which took place at the internationally renowned Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis in Dorset on the 28th January. The PBA was established in 1991 and set up to act as a voice representing small commercial vessels across […]

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Be romanced & entertained on Bournemouth Pier at Valentine’s Dinner event

Celebrate Valentine’s evening at Key West Bar & Restaurant with tickets to a romantic 3 course candle lit dinner and fabulous entertainment.  Diners will be treated to musical entertainment from Tommy Ryan, singing smooth tunes to get you in a romantic mood. There will be comedy and magic by act Paul Newton, a meet and greet […]

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