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Launch of the 2019 BIG Sleep Easy

Big Sleep Easy 2019

On Friday 22 March, local charity YMCA Bournemouth held an evening function at Tiien Restaurant in Bournemouth to launch their annual sponsored ‘rough sleeping’ event: the Big Sleep Easy. This year’s event, which will involve teams from local organisations braving the cold to sleep outside for a night to raise funds and awareness of homelessness, […]

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Back to school for Cherries stars

Back to school for Cherries stars

AFC Bournemouth players Nathan Ake and Jordon Ibe joined in with the club’s Premier League Primary Stars session at Pokesdown Primary School. Students at the school enhanced their footballing skills under the expert guidance of the two popular Cherries players during a fun-filled afternoon. Thirty lucky students were selected for the session with 60 others […]

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Dorset Business Focus Magazine

The latest edition of Dorset Business Focus Magazine from Dorset Chamber is now available to read.

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Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show

Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show

The fifth annual Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, will return to our shores between 7th and 9th June, from its award-winning home, the Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 32,000 people in attendance in 2018 the Show, organised by Poole Harbour Commissioners, continues to be the biggest-ever, FREE to attend Boat Show […]

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University on the ball with AFC Bournemouth

University on the ball with AFC Bournemouth

Businesses in Dorset could take a leaf out of AFC Bournemouth’s book and draw upon the skills of Bournemouth University’s students and academics. More than 70 businessmen and women heard how BU provides the Premier League club with expertise across a range of disciplines. That included a testing time 11 years ago when the Cherries […]

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Have your say in shaping Dorset’s economic future

Dorset LEP

Businesses across Dorset are being encouraged to get involved in shaping the future of the County by attending a series of consultation events. The Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is working on a Local Industrial Strategy, which will set out how Dorset can achieve its ambition for economic growth. Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership is hosting […]

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Bay Run applications open

Bay Run

Applications are now open for the Bournemouth Bay Run, which takes place Sunday 7 April. Supported by the British Heart Foundation, the Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run is set to welcome more than 4500 runners to the resort to participate in the popular half marathon, 10k, 5k or 1k family fun run. Closing date for entries […]

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New link road plan approved

New link road plan approved

Plans for a new link road and junction directly connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields Business Park and Royal Bournemouth Hospital can now go ahead after the Secretary of State refused the request to call in the decision. The new link road and junction connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields Business Park and […]

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How Self-Storage can help your business!

A-Storage

Boring, metal rooms full of furniture and boxes. That’s all Self-Storage is, right? Wrong! Many people think Self-Storage is purely for home movers. Conversely, as un-interesting as storage facilities look, they couldn’t be further from the truth. 100’s of businesses across the UK currently use Self-Storage to some capacity, and it really is a cost-effective […]

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