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AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund help for children affected by domestic abuse

A member of staff from a Women’s Refuge in Bournemouth collected a cheque for £1,000 from AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund to support children who are impacted by domestic abuse. The refuge, which is run by local housing and support provider BCHA, plans to use the donation to convert a garage, which is damp and […]

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Plans in for Bournemouth Winter Gardens site

Transformative plans to rejuvenate one of Bournemouth’s most famous locations have gathered pace with the submission of a planning application. The former Winter Gardens site is the focus of a £150 million mixed-use proposal – the largest of its kind in the town centre – combining residential, restaurant, leisure and retail space with new parking […]

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Bournemouth Chamber proudly supports Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Chamber has proudly supported the 2017 Bournemouth Airshow. The increased footfall for Bournemouth Town Centre and surrounding areas, helps business, retail and hospitality sectors which we welcome year on year.  The Air Festival organisers do a wonderful job and so do all council and emergency services in keeping the event a safe and very […]

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Director of Operations Announced As Dorset Awards Finalist

Sarah Eades from A-One Insurance Group is announced as a finalist in the 2017 Venus Awards, Director of the Year Award.  In 2011,  just over 3 years after joining the A-One Insurance Group Sarah took on the new role of Group Operations Director for the dynamic, privately owned and run insurance firm and assumed responsibility […]

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A338 improvement works at Blackwater Junction East: Here’s what you need to know

Motorists using Blackwater Junction are being advised to plan ahead as of next week (4 September) when works to reduce traffic congestion in the area get underway. Works to improve the footpath and cycleway facilities, as well as the drainage system have already started on the Christchurch side of the junction. Backed by the Bournemouth […]

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A One Insurance Group are announced as Rock Star Finalist in 2017 Awards 

The Souths privately owned and run, leading insurance brokers, The A One Insurance Group, have secured a place in the finals of the Rock Star Awards 2017, for the ‘Company Star Award’.   Based in Ringwood and Westbourne, the company was founded over 20 years ago in Westbourne by Ian Penfold and are widely recognised […]

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BCTC backs Save the High Street Campaign

The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce has joined the Save the High Street movement sweeping the UK High Street Retail Sector. With independent retailers under threat and charity shops becoming a more common feature across local high streets, the Save the High Street Campaign, founded by Lyndsey King, is set to support High Street […]

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​“Competition winners Jack and Tamara zip surf with the Red Devils Freefall Display Team”

Two local school children have won the opportunity to tandem zip wire with the Red Devils Freefall Display Team at the Bournemouth Air Festival!  The competition, run by RockReef appealed for the public to nominate youngsters for the unique experience. Marketing Manager, Sarah Hunter on Bournemouth Pier said, “We were inundated with nominations for many […]

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Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants sponsor Dorset Business Angels Investor Conference

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants are sponsoring the Dorset Business Angels (DBA) Investor conference on Friday 27th October.  Angel investors, potential investors and introducers are being urged to come along and learn more about what they do, be inspired by the exciting investor opportunities available and enjoy listening to the impressive line-up of speakers. Saffery Partner […]

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