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Supporters Awards Launched by Cherries

AFC Bournemouth are working in partnership with principal partner, Vitality, to celebrate special Cherries supporters who make a difference in their communities. The club want to reward fans who make outstanding contributions in the community – and fellow supporters will be able to nominate their peers who are going above and beyond for others in […]

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Bournemouth Chamber comment on sad news of historic Bournemouth Department Store

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce’s (BCTC) have been deeply saddened by the news that The Beales chain of department stores has gone into administration.   With its 139 years of history, Beales was established in 1881 by John Elmes Beale, who was an English politician and merchant when he opened its flagship store in Bournemouth, which today still stands on […]

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Nick Fernyhough celebrates 35 years at Saffery Champness Accountants

Senior Partner Nick Fernyhough is celebrating 35 years at Saffery Champness Chartered Accounts.  Nick trained with the firm, initially in London, moving to Bournemouth in 1993.  He took up a partnership in 1994. Nick commented, “My journey with Saffery Champness has seen significant growth over the years.  When I joined the Bournemouth office we had just […]

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Ceri Dupree Female Impersonator Show @ Cumberland Hotel 28th May 2020

Ceri Dupree                                                                 Thursday 28th May 2020www.ceridupree.co.uk Ceri Dupree is undoubtedly the finest female impersonator treading theboards today. This show deserves its 5 stars […]

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Positivity brimming at Coleman Marine Insurance in 2020 following acquisition by Gallagher

The acquisition of Coleman Marine Insurance by global insurance broking giant Gallagher in 2019 sees the business going into the New Year brimming with positivity and ambitions for the future. Coleman MD Steven Risk advised, “We have an exciting 2020 ahead of us as we continue to look after our much-valued clients and engage with […]

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BCTC President’s Dinner

Come and celebrate our new President with a three-course dinner and entertainment Following on from the AGM at 6pm, come join us for the Black Tie celebration of our new President of the Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce at the Collingwoood Hotel. At the same time, say goodbye to our outgoing President, Roger Smith. The evening […]

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Bournemouth Chamber Window Display Competition – Winner Announcement!

After another fantastic year of entries to our Christmas Window display competition, we are pleased to announce our final winner…..drum roll please….Scape Interiors, Westbourne who have won a year’s BCTC membership worth £75! Well done to Scape Interiors for their beautiful design – a truly magical Christmas display.  The winning photo of their stunning window was taken […]

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Smartcards just the ticket for homeless initiative

JUST THE TICKET: Alistair Doxat-Purser, left, Chief Executive of Faithworks Wessex, with Fiona Harwood, Yellow Buses Marketing Manager, and David Chidwick, of Faithworks Wessex, with the Yellow Buses Smartcards which are being provided to rough sleepers to enable them to travel to interviews and appointments, the result of a partnership initiative between the two organisations.

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Happy Christmas from the BCTC President

The Executive Directors of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce would like to wish you and your teams a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year. Thank you for all your support in 2019 and we look forward to continuing to work with you to make Bournemouth the place to do Business. Happy Christmas! Roger SmithBCTC President

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