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18 Dorset youngsters set sail thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Show

18 youngsters from Dorset will participate in a free 5-night voyage on a 32- metre sailing boat, thanks to a charitable partnership between the Poole Harbour Boat Show and Ocean Youth Trust South. The Poole Harbour Boat Show is the largest, free to attend boat show on the south coast and event organisers, Poole Harbour […]

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AL FRESCO FUN FOR AFC BUSINESS

The first event to be hosted by AFC Business in conjunction with a match staged by AFC Bournemouth has taken place at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Almost 70 business people attended the AFC Business Al Fresco Evening before the Premier League club’s penultimate pre-season friendly against Italian Serie A giants Lazio. They enjoyed the chance […]

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Expert Eye

Kurt Janson, Director of the Tourism Alliance has been appointed as official Adjudicator of the new Destination Awards. Janson, who has worked in tourism policy and development for over 25 years, was offered the role by the Destination Management Board which oversees tourism for the newly-formed Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch (BCP) Council. The Destination Management […]

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RockReef and Oceanarium, the Bournemouth Aquarium join forces to offer discounted tickets

Popular Bournemouth seafront attractions, RockReef indoor climbing attraction on Bournemouth Pier and Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium have joined forces to offer a dual attraction discounted ticket to visitors over the summer period. The promotion offers savings of up to 30% at the Oceanarium and 20% off all RockReef activities and the PierZip, thoughout the summer, […]

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Run for a good cause at Bournemouth Marathon Festival

There’s a chance for runners to help a Bournemouth charity making children’s wishes come true at the town’s Marathon Festival. Round Table Children’s Wish relies on donations and sponsorship to help children with life-threatening illnesses aged between four and 17. The charity is hoping that runners in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival, which takes place over […]

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Baron of Beef Dinner

BCTC and BAHA are delighted to announce details of the traditional Baron of Beef Dinner on Thursday 5th September 2019 from 6:30pm in the Oceana Suite at The Cumberland Hotel, East Cliff, Bournemouth. The dress code for the evening is business attire. The Bournemouth Tradesmen’s Baron of Beef Association was set up in 1885 whose […]

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Explosive life of brave bomb disposal hero

The amazing life and career of the ‘real life Hurt Locker star’ – bomb disposal hero Major Chris Hunter – was told to 100 businesspeople from across the region at the AFC Business Director’s Lunch. He was keynote speaker at the event held at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium by AFC Business, commercial arm of the […]

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Overnight road closures support Blackwater West junction improvements

As part of the initial phase of constructing a new and more efficient B3073 Blackwater West Junction, a series of overnight lane closures will be in place to install temporary traffic signals. From Monday 15 July the permanent signals will be switched off and replaced with a temporary signal system, similar to those used during […]

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Introducing our New 2019 Chamber Executives

Every year, Chamber members attend our AGM meeting held in March and alongside other essential business, the President, Vice Presidents and Volunteer Executive Board are voted in for the coming year. This years vote saw a number of the Executive return for another term on the Board plus new members joining the table.  As our Executive Team […]

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