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Sourcing Excellence Award for BCHA

BCHA Celebrate Sourcing Award

BCHA, the specialist housing and support provider, were recently presented with the Sourcing Excellence Award for achieving the ‘large project’ highest resident satisfaction score 2016 at the Source Development Residents Conference in partnership with Spectrum Housing Group. Source Development Partnership is a consortium of actively developing housing associations through which BCHA gain government funding and […]

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P1 Powerboat Grand Prix returns to Bournemouth

P1 Powerboat Grand Prix Bournemouth

Grand Prix of the Sea’ race series heads to Dorset in September for the final round of the season Locals and visitors to the south coast are set for a real treat when the two P1 marine motorsport championships return to Bournemouth seafront for the season finale. A fleet of eleven powerboats and more than […]

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Lia Martin appointed Director of AOIG

Lia Martin A-one Insurance Group

Dorset business woman, Lia Martin, has been appointed as the new Director of Corporate Partnerships at A-One Insurance Group. A-One Insurance Group is well-established as one of the UKs top insurance firms with offices in Dorset and Hampshire. Founded in 1993, by owner Ian Penfold, the A-One Insurance Group has expanded rapidly in the past […]

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Plan Ahead

The award-winning Dorset Funeral Plan is now available to buy online after its creators launched a dedicated website. It means that with the click of a mouse you can choose your own style of funeral and pay for it with monthly instalments, giving instant peace of mind. Douch Family Funeral Directors have been offering dedicated […]

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BCHA joins “Homes for Cathy” campaign, to mark 50 years since the Ken Loach television drama.

BCHA has recently joined the national ‘Homes for Cathy’ group to help highlight the continuing needs of homeless people in the run up to the anniversary of Ken Loach’s seminal television drama. With headquarters in Bournemouth, the housing and social care provider, which helps homeless and vulnerable people access the right housing, health, learning and […]

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Westbourne is the place to be in Summer 2017

Summer has definitely arrived in Westbourne and the unique urban village is feeling the summer vibe and getting ready to celebrate its Summer Festival which takes place from Monday 8th – Sunday 14th August. A packed programme of events and entertainment, taking place at a wide variety of venues over the week, is being promoted […]

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Castlepoint’s Jet Set Colin Gains Pride Award

Bill Riddle and Colin O’Shea with his Pride Award Certificate.

Colin O’Shea, one of the Public Safety Officers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park has received recognition for keeping the peace within one of the retailers. As Colin patrolled the malls, a young child became uncontrollable in a tantrum so Colin decided to help the distraught mother recover the situation.  To the amazement of the retail […]

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Every journey should have an appy ending!

Yellow Buses is so ahead of schedule that it is revolutionising bus travel with a major update to its mobile app. Called ‘Move’, the app now allows passengers to instantly buy tickets for 30 days, alongside the popular seven day, three day and single day options. And shortly the app will be updated so each […]

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Trolley Dash for Lewis Manning Hospice at Stewarts Garden Centre

Lewis Manning Hospice

Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole and Stewarts Garden Centre in Broomhill are organising a Trolley Dash at the Broomhill Garden Centre on Friday 30 September. Win £250 worth of plants in our Lewis-Manning Hospice Trolley Dash at Stewarts, Broomhill. Raffle tickets are priced at just £1 each and are on sale at Stewarts Garden Centre, Broomhill […]

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