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Avonbourne School Head Girls supporting young homeless people

Avonbourne School Head Girls’ Team have pledged to support young people affected by homelessness this academic year through a number of fundraising and awareness raising initiatives. Pupils Lauren Parrish, Ellie Watford, Beste Bektas and Isabel Hioco approached BCHA, the Bournemouth-based organisation that helps homeless and vulnerable people access the right housing, health, learning and work […]

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Work Experience Settings Needed – Bournemouth & Poole College

Could you accommodate a college student within your workplace? We have students across a variety of courses (shown below) looking to gain experience in the workplace relevant for their chosen sector. Courses can be flexible around employers with students doing one of more days a week or bulk placements. They may be assisting your current […]

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Homes plan approved for Bournemouth town centre

Forty-six homes are to be built in the heart of Bournemouth following approval of a £12.5 million housing proposal aimed at first-time buyers, young professionals, downsizers and families. The St Stephen’s Road scheme, involving two multi-storey blocks with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom flats, has secured planning permission from Bournemouth Council’s Planning Board. […]

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A338: Updated information

Bournemouth Roadworks Sign

Site investigation works, including boreholes, will be carried out from 16th January to 17 February.  A majority of these works are off of the A338 in the neighbouring verges and fields. Some sites can only be done safely by reducing the speed limit to 40mph and closing a lane.  To minimise disruption the lane closures […]

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“Something for everyone at the London Boat Show”

The 63rd annual London Boat Show took place from Friday 6th January to Sunday 15th January at the ExCel in London. The prestigious event is known to kick off the 2017 European boating calendar and marks the start of the season – a time to look ahead and get ready for the coming months when […]

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Invitation for BCTC Members to Tender for “Website Support”

ISSUE DATE: MONDAY 16th JANUARY 2017 CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 6th FEBRUARY 2017 BCTC members are invited to submit tender applications for the technical support of the new Bournemouth Chamber website. NB – If you are not currently a member of the Bournemouth Chamber, you will need to become one in order to submit a tender […]

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BCHA welcomes new Director of Finance and Corporate Resources

BCHA, the Bournemouth-based specialist housing and support provider, has announced the appointment of Martin Lucas as Director of Finance and Corporate Resources. Martin, who brings with him over 25 years’ experience as a finance professional in the housing sector, joined BCHA in November 2016 with Director responsibility for Finance and Corporate Services. BCHA is a […]

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Colourful launch for Yellow Buses’ new network

It’s all change this weekend as Yellow Buses rolls out its colourful new network.  Leader of Bournemouth Council, Cllr John Beesley, and Bournemouth Borough Council’s Executive Director for Environment and Economy, Bill Cotton, visited the bus company’s Yeomans Way depot in readiness for the launch on Sunday (January 15). Yellow Buses has introduced eight colour […]

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Work returns to A338 starting 16th January 2017

Work will return to the A338 between Ashley Heath Roundabout and Blackwater Junction following the final assessment of the reconstruction scheme. Five days of work are planned for the southbound carriageway – with one lane closed – while a section of barrier between Hurn Road bridge and the pumping station is extended and part of […]

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