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7 Secrets to Growing Your Business With Public Speaking

The Focus Guru

When it comes to growing your business, you need to get in front of your target audience with a compelling message to get exposure, gain credibility, foster relationships and get new clients.  There are lots of benefits to public speaking as a marketing strategy. You can get in front of a lot of people, you […]

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Westbourne welcomes you to join them as they light up the town with their FIRST EVER Light Fiesta and Festivities and join forces in the spirit of Christmas. Westbourne will be shining bright and transformed into wonderland of activities for all to enjoy this Christmas. This year, instead of a standard Christmas Light Switch On, […]

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A new contract to run buses to and from Bournemouth Airport is taking off at the end of October.


Yellow Buses’ new-look service will pick up passengers from the airport’s arrivals terminal as well as the ever-growing Aviation Business Park. The new service has been designed to bring direct connections to many more people; it continues to serve Bournemouth Square and the railway station, but will now be serving Winton, Moordown, Northbourne and Parley […]

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Bank of England – Inflation Report Briefings – November 2016

Inflation Report

Please find below details of our forthcoming Inflation Report Briefings, that are taking place at a choice of locations and times, throughout our region:   Thursday 10th November 2016 – we are delighted to have with us External MPC Member, Ian McCafferty (Ian’s bio) Lunch Briefing Timings:               12.15pm registration 12.30pm presentation 1.30pm lunch buffet […]

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Exhibition seeks your views on transformational scheme for former Winter Gardens site


The regeneration of Bournemouth town centre is gathering momentum as a public-private partnership puts forward proposals for the development of the former Winter Gardens site. The proposals, involving desirable new homes for families and individuals keen to live and work here, are part of Bournemouth’s Town Centre Vision. As well as new buildings, the Vision […]

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Graduation success for National Citizen Service teenagers

624 parents and young people recently descended on Citygate in Bournemouth for the local NCS (National Citizen Service) graduation event led by BCHA. The youngsters were all celebrating successfully taking part in the youth empowerment programme open to all 15-17 year olds across England, where teens volunteer for a local social action project they are […]

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Bournemouth & Poole College’s new Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing facilities unveiled

14 October 2016: Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership officially opened Bournemouth & Poole College’s newly refurbished Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing facilities which received a major upgrade thanks to a £565,150 investment secured by Dorset LEP through the Dorset Growth Deal*1. The works, which significantly enhance the quality of the facilities and learning environment as well as […]

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ITSB and A One Insurance Group Cyber Launch on 5th Oct at Sandown Mercedes Benz Poole


The Sandown Mercedes Benz of Poole showroom hosted The Dorset Cyber Launch and film premiere. Two leading Bournemouth based companies IT Support Business (ITSB) and A-One Insurance Group have joined forces in association with the leading Cyber Security Unit at Bournemouth University, to help corporations and SME (Small Business Owners) crackdown on cyber-crime – a […]

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BTAs has joined forces with Bournemouth University and Bournemouth and Poole College for the 2017 awards

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis and Jackie Phillipson with Bournemouth University Tourism and Hospitality students

The Bournemouth Tourism Awards has joined forces with the local Bournemouth University (BU) and with Bournemouth and Poole College for an exciting partnership for the duration of the 2017 event. The official launch party of the 2017 BTA’s took place on 21st September 2016 at the newly built, prestigious ‘Fusion building’ located on the Talbot campus, and […]

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