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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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Mayor of Bournemouth to bring new vibrancy to his Charity Ball

The Mayor of Bournemouth, Councillor Edward Coope, will be hosting his Legends themed Charity Ball at the Pavilion Ballroom on Saturday, 8 April 2017 to not only raise money for his chosen charities, but also to have a fabulous night out with good food and amazing entertainment. The Worshipful The Mayor of Bournemouth says:  “This year, […]

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Bournemouth & Poole College’s financial & business services facility upgrade complete – Site benefits from £2 million Dorset Local Enterprise investment

  Bournemouth & Poole College’s financial and business services facility at Lansdowne has received a major revamp thanks to a £2 million investment secured by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership through the Dorset Growth Deal*1. New cladding has been applied over the building’s exterior walls and roof.  The process, which took six months to complete, involved […]

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Greendale Construction Limited commence works at Shire Hall, Dorchester

  Dorset chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has commenced works at Shire Hall, Dorchester. Shire Hall is undergoing a major renovation and refurbishment after being awarded £1.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund, which was match funded by West Dorset District Council. Greendale Construction will be carrying out internal and external refurbishment of Shire Hall, […]

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It’s ‘Nutty November’ on Bournemouth Pier – Half Price Offers for locals on the Zip Wire, at RockReef & at Key West Bar & Grill!

  It has officially been declared ‘Nutty November’ on Bournemouth Pier as spectacular half price offers have been introduced to help locals beat the winter blues! The offer is running from Tuesday 1st November to Wednesday 30th November.  Zip Wire flights will be available from as little as £6.50 and RockReef Indoor activities start at […]

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Chester Pearce celebrate 5th birthday and Managing Director, Stephen Nimmo reflects on international headlines earned and outstanding level of personal service achieved

Chester Pearce Funeral Service in Westbourne is celebrating its 5th birthday and Managing Director Stephen Nimmo has been reflecting back on a busy 5 years which has seen the company earning international headlines and achieving an outstanding level of personal service to its clients. It was a walk through a cemetery with his stepson, Taylor […]

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Small Business Saturday national tour bus comes to Westbourne!

Westbourne businesses are looking forward to welcoming the national Small Business Saturday team to their thriving urban village on Friday 25th November as part of its ‘Small Business, Big Difference’ A – B bus tour.  The tour starts on 24th October in Aberdeen and finishes on Friday 25th November at its Bournemouth stop, Westbourne. The […]

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BCHA celebrate being Living Wage employer

BCHA, the specialist housing and support provider, has recently celebrated Living Wage Week after just over a year as an accredited Living Wage employer.  The Bournemouth-based organisation helps homeless and vulnerable people access the right housing, health, learning and work opportunities across the South West and supports over 10,000 people every year to take control […]

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