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BOURNEMOUTH’S iconic ‘open toppers’ will be back on the streets this summer.

Yellow Buses (YB) has confirmed it is finalising plans to bring back an open top service during the summer school holidays. The Bournemouth-based bus company will also use the open toppers on some of its existing routes, beginning from this month (May). During the summer school holiday period, Yellow Buses is planning a coastal open […]

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“It’s May Madness on Bournemouth Pier – Half price offers for locals on the Zip Wire, RockReef and Key West Bar & Grill!”

It has officially been declared ‘May Madness’ on Bournemouth Pier as spectacular half price offers have been introduced to help locals zip in to Spring! The offers are running from Tuesday 2rd May to Sunday 28th May. Zip wire flights will be available from as little as £8 and RockReef Clip ‘n Climb from just […]

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AFC Bournemouth Announce Umbro as their new Kit Supplier

AFC Bournemouth are delighted to announce global sports brand Umbro as their new technical kit supplier, in a club record deal. Umbro will supply the Cherries’ bespoke kit, replica and training wear for an initial five-year period, beginning with the 2017/18 season. One of the world’s leading sportswear companies, Umbro has a long and successful […]

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Cherries chairman takes to the catwalk for cancer patients

AFC Bournemouth Chairman Jeff Mostyn admits to being a little nervous about his latest ‘fixture’. The Cherries Chairman, who has helped steer Bournemouth into the Premier League, will swap the boardroom for the catwalk to appear as the lead model in a charity fashion and lifestyle show. The Summer & Lifestyle Show takes place at […]

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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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