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Try before you buy at The Factory Co-Working Hub

A recently launched Co-Working space at The Factory in Poole is offering prospective customers the opportunity to use its facilities free of charge for a day on March 17th. The Factory is based at Alder Hills in Poole, which is the home of BCHA’s social enterprise outlet, The New Leaf Company. The newly created Co-Working […]

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Mindful Nutrition

Do you struggle to lose weight? Have you tried diet after diet? Join me, Lynn Mitcham, and learn to eat mindfully, make changes to your eating habits, and regain control.

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Unused pension allowance will expire on 5th April this year

Saffery Champness is urging people to review their pension situation as soon as possible before they lose out on significant tax relief benefits which will expire on the 5th April. “Use it or lose it” says Ian Harlock-Smith, Tax Director at Saffery Champness in Bournemouth. He says: “With careful arranging, you can considerably reduce the […]

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Castlepoint Supports World Book Day and the Literary Trust

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park’s is supporting the World Book Day on Saturday (4th March) by encouraging the public to donate unwanted books to support the National Literary Trust.  Waterstones will have Maz Evans, the author of “Who let the Gods out”, their Children’s Book of the month at a special book signing, and children can […]

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Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Stunning sea views, breathtaking coastal routes and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole is on show as the town is home to an international marathon festival. The Bournemouth Marathon Festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running. and with 8 races to choose from there is something for all abilities, so […]

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More than 4500 jobs and an estimated £200m worth of investment for Lansdowne, Bournemouth

Bournemouth has been awarded £8.5million to create a world class business district at the Lansdowne. Following today’s (Thursday 23 February) Growth Deal Fund announcement, the Lansdowne area will be completely revolutionised to become one of the South West’s leading commercial districts. Secured via the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, the funding will see major investment in […]

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Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year makes waves in London

Bournemouth’s *Best Large Hotel will showcase its growing range of specialist holidays at a top London travel show this weekend. The Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road will be exhibiting at the GO Travel Show at the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday (February 25), where it will also represent Bournemouth as an ‘event-full’ tourist […]

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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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