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Yellow Buses has its first female Instructor in 115 year history

For the first time in its 115-year history Yellow Buses has a female driving instructor – and it wants more to follow her. Sam Bowen joined the Bournemouth-based company a decade ago and later became a mentor for new drivers before applying to become an instructor. Now she is helping to drive recruitment as Yellow […]

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Primary school friends help the homeless

Two girls from The Epiphany School in Bournemouth have raised £155.96 for homeless people in Bournemouth through a recent Cake Sale at the school. Year 4 pupil, Lucy Lloyd, nine, along with her friend Tallula Hull, eight, approached Headmaster Mr Simpson with the idea to help raise money for local social housing provider BCHA, who […]

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Steele Raymond advises Arden Communications Group on multi-million pound acquisition of communications firm

LEADING Dorset commercial solicitors Steele Raymond LLP has advised Arden Communications Group on its multi-million pound acquisition of a Midlands-based IT and communications firm. Arden Communications Group completed the seven-figure acquisition of Birmingham-based communications firm Computerworld Business Solutions (CBS). The transaction becomes the fourth acquisition by the Arden Communications Group in the last three years […]

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South West Local Enterprise Partnerships’ new Rural Productivity Commission seeks views from rural businesses.

  The South West Rural Productivity Commission has been established as a partnership by four LEPs in the south west of England: The Heart of the South West (HotSW LEP), Dorset LEP, Swindon & Wiltshire (SWLEP), Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly (CIoS LEP) to explore the issues around rural productivity and growth. Today launches […]

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Going Gold – Trethowans sponsor The Mayor of Poole’s Maritime Ball

Trethowans, a leading law firm in the South of England with an office in Poole, are confirmed as the Gold Sponsor of The Mayor of Poole’s Maritime Ball and sponsors of the Champagne Reception and arrival drinks. The Mayor of Poole’s Maritime Ball takes place at the Lighthouse on 13th May as part of the […]

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Now is the time to move your company phone system to the cloud

Written by Ricki Hill So your existing phone system still works, it’s bulletproof and it’s been fine for years, right? Chances are this is the case for the majority of small to medium sized business in the UK. But scratch the surface and you will soon find a number of reasons why you should consider […]

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Peter Matthews Completes Term as BCTC President

Having carried out his 2-year term in office, Peter Matthews steps down as the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce President. Peter Matthews, President of the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC), has now stepped down following a successful two years in office. In 2015, the then General Manager of Castlepoint, took up the […]

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RockReef – the perfect venue for your sports club end of season ‘do’!

RockReef indoor adventure climbing attraction on Bournemouth Pier is reaching out to local sports clubs as being the perfect location to host their end of season celebrations. Bournemouth Pier is home to RockReef, the world’s first pier to shore Zip wire and Key West Bar & Grill, located on the end of the pier. Marketing […]

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“Fully equipped commercial catering kitchen available for hire!”

A fully equipped commercial catering kitchen is available for hire on a daily/weekly/monthly or annual basis. The 2,000 square feet kitchen is located at The Piccadilly Hotel in Bournemouth town centre. Anyone interested in enquiring about this unique opportunity is urged to contact The Anjuna Hotel Group CEO, Gerry Wilton on Tel.: 07710 550486​

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