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A-Storage Wins Small Business Accolade at Regional Business Awards

Bournemouth-based self-storage company, A-Storage, has won the’ Small Business’ category at the prestigious Blackmore Vale Business Awards. Dynamic Bournemouth-based company, A-Storage, has won Small Business of the Year at the recent Blackmore Vale Business Awards. The prestigious Awards celebrate the talents and innovation of companies in Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire across 13 categories. The Small […]

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Can you take on a student for work experience?

It is that time of the year when students have started at Bournemouth & Poole College and we are looking for placements to offer work experience. Do you have an office or a shop with a couple of full time staff where a young adult could be supervised? If so, could you offer an opportunity for a full time student to gain some […]

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Up to £8m EU funding available for growth and jobs in Dorset

A new round of funding calls via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has now been launched, with up to £8m available for projects to support growth and jobs in Dorset. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to improve economic and social cohesion in the European Union by focusing its investments on areas such […]

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New planning application for Wessex Fields link road and junction 

Plans for a new link road and junction directly connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields business park are still being progressed, with a new planning application underway. The new planning application is in the process of being submitted to the Local Planning Authority and will be subject to the 30 day statutory consultation period.  […]

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McComish Insurance Brokers, part of the A One Insurance Group, Launches Aviation Division  

McComish Insurance Brokers (MCCIB) launches aviation division Hampshire based McComish Insurance Brokers, part of the A One Insurance Group, has launched a new aviation division to specifically address the insurance and risk management needs of aircraft. James McComish, who heads the team, said: “MCCIB are well known for bespoke solutions and the new division represents […]

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Half term fun at RockReef on Bournemouth Pier!

School half term week, which runs from 22nd – 26th October, will see RockReef indoor activity climbing attraction welcoming lots of families seeking out fun and adventure on Bournemouth Pier. RockReef will have all its indoor activities open 7 days a week, from 10am until 7pm (last session 5:30pm). The popular attraction includes 28 climbing walls, a […]

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Ryanair launches new Bournemouth route to Dublin

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, has announced a new route from Bournemouth to Dublin, with a four weekly service commencing in April 2019, which will be a part of Ryanair’s Summer 2019 schedule. British consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest Always Getting Better improvements including: Reduced checked-in bag fees – lower €25 […]

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CRUMBS HOSTS ROTARY CLUB LUNCH

Earlier this month Bournemouth based charity The Crumbs Project welcomed members from local Rotary Clubs across the regions to join them for a celebratory lunch. Rotary members enjoyed a tour of Crumbs’ professional training facility and a traditional roast dinner, prepared by Crumbs’ team of mixed ability trainees. The lunch was an opportunity for Rotary Club […]

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Yellow Buses’ beach bash shortlisted for top UK award

A summer beach bash organised by Yellow Buses has been shortlisted for a top national award. Hoardes of beach-goers enjoyed the free community event called Buster’s Boscombe Big Beach Bash in June. Attractions included face painting, sand castle building, giant jenga and circus demonstrations while Yellow Buses’ mascot Buster Bear helped entertain the children. Now the […]

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