Member News & Events

Are You Interested in Working for Dorset LEP?

  Dorset LEP is currently hiring for the following positions: Communications Manager (Fixed-term) The role is to promote and develop the Local Enterprise Partnership’s reputation and engagement with our stakeholder groups externally at local and national level and “internally” within the partnership itself. The postholder is responsible for leading and implementing a strategic approach to corporate […]

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Dorset LEP Completes Major Growth Deal Projects

  The Dorset LEP reports on the completion of its latest growth deal projects in Dorset: Bournemouth University’s Orthopeadic Research Institute (ORI)  Dorset LEP is breaking the mould from typical schemes funded by the growth deal. A new world-class orthopaedic gait analysis laboratory – the ‘GRAIL’ (gait real-time analysis interactive laboratory) – and state-of-the-art virtual reality […]

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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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