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Bournemouth Beach Replenishment Project

Bournemouth Beach Replenishment

Bournemouth’s famous golden sands will be replenished over the coming months to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. A total of 320,000 cubic metres of new beach material will be pumped onto the beach using specialist equipment with work starting between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and then continuing East […]

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Bournemouth Rejuvenation Project shortlisted for national award.

Bournemouth Rejuvenation

A landmark rejuvenation project in Bournemouth town centre is in the running for a prestigious national award. The integrated package of improvements to Horseshoe Common has been recognised with a shortlisting at the Planning & Placemaking Awards. Key elements include the elevated Citrus Building with its 64 new homes and family-friendly Turtle Bay restaurant, complementing […]

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AFC away stand transformation.

AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth’s away stand at Vitality Stadium has received a Premier League makeover, thanks to local artist Miroslav Lucan, Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) and Bournemouth Council. Over 25,000 visiting away fans pass through the stand each year in order to access pitch side seating.  The indoor stand area has received its transformation after […]

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Environmental ISO14001 gained by Castlepoint Shopping Park

Bill Riddle Castlepoint Environment

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park has been accredited with ISO14001 that encourages better environmental management to reduce waste and energy use and improves efficiency to cut the cost of running a business.  Operations Manager Bill Riddle said that whilst many of the initiatives have been in place at the 41 acre park for years, including a […]

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Nikki joins the Coastal BID team.

Nikki joins Coastal BID

Nikki Parker has joined the busy Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) in the role of Operations Executive. Having previously worked in marketing roles, Nikki brings with her a wealth of experience in digital, social media and events marketing. BID levy payers will receive support from Nikki with their brand awareness, in particularly through social media […]

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New Chair appointed for Westbourne Business Association

Lia Martin Westbourne Business Association Chair

The Westbourne Business Association and the Coastal BID appoint Lia Martin as Chair and Director.The corporate partnership manager of A One Insurance Group, has been appointed the Chair of the Westbourne Business Association and a director of the Coastal BID. Lia has been selected as the new Chair and Director as voted by the membership […]

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Advertising opportunities in Bournemouth Town Centre

Bournemouth Advertising

Advertising Opportunities in Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens can be tricky to come by…. The Council have just installed some big belly bins in the gardens and have spaces on the sides for advertising. If you’re interested in this idea, or know anyone who is then contact Andrew Mackenzie on 07788 351869 or Natalie Tye – Parks […]

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New Mayor of Bournemouth 2016 appointed

Councillor Eddie Coope has been announced as the new Mayor of Bournemouth

Councillor Eddie Coope has been announced as the new Mayor of Bournemouth. During his Mayoral Year, the Mayor will be supporting the following local charities: The Stable Family Home Trust, The Bournemouth Parks Foundation and The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals’ NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund – for the Urology Department for Men’s Health/Cancer Treatment.

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Castlepoint Shopping Park starts water harvesting.

Castlepoint Water Harvest

Peter Matthews, the General Manager at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park, announced the start of the Park’s latest recycling initiative from the west roof of the main building. “We can now harvest rain water to flush the public toilets with a 1200 litre tank that is tapped into one of the draining pipes,” said Peter.  “When […]

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