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Bournemouth International Growth Programme

29 September 2016: Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership has announced plans for the next tranche of major transport schemes that will form part of the Bournemouth International Growth Programme.  Over £20 million of investment will help fund a series of highway improvements along the A338 and B3073 corridors aimed at facilitating better access into and around […]

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BU Final Year Students Offer Free Consultancy to Companies in Bournemouth


A Group of five talented final year Business Studies students from Bournemouth University need your help!  They are required to complete 1000 hours consultancy services within industry between them free of charge as part of their course. They have a diverse set of skills and are relatively flexible with business requirements. Some previous examples of these […]

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Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2016 – Road Closures

Road closures and restrictions to facilitate the safe running of the Marathon Festival which is due to come into effect on 30th September 2016: (click on the dropdown menu in the top right corner of the map to view the relevant dates) Click this link to view the Marathon Festival Route Booklet: If you have […]

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Planned maintenance work planned for the Wessex Way for October 2016

Over the course of four days, Monday 17th to Thursday 20th of October 2016, Parks, Street Services and a number of contractors will be tree and vegetation pruning (to improve visibility of signs), gully cleansing, litter picking, removing weeds, undertaking minor carriageway repairs and deep cleaning channel lines and signs. Work will begin at 9.30am […]

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Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy

Changes are on the way to Apprenticeships and the way they are funded. That’s why you’re invited to find out more at an event run by The Bournemouth & Poole College. You might have already heard about the launch of the Apprenticeship Levy next year, and for businesses with wage bills over £3m it will […]

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National Citizen Service raise the roof with community project


A local group of young teenagers led by BCHA have helped begin the process of transforming the top floor of a local multi-storey car park into a community space called the Secret Roof Garden. The youngsters were all taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS), a youth empowerment programme open to all 15-17 year olds […]

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VIPS Converge At The New Fusion Building, As Bournemouth University Hosts The Launch Of The 11th Bournemouth Tourism Awards.

Bournemouth Tourism Awards Launch 2017

140 business leaders and students from Bournemouth University and Bournemouth and Poole College gathered together for the launch of the 11th Bournemouth Tourism Awards. The 2016 Bournemouth Tourism Awards were coined as Bournemouth’s business event of the year and the 11th year is all set to be better than ever. The launch staged in the […]

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Trio of new frontline staff for Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year

Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth

AT YOUR SERVICE: The Marsham Court Hotel’s new managers (from left) Kat Tegg, Bethanie Zaphronelle and Chloe Rust. The Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road has welcomed new Reception manager Chloe Rust, Restaurant manager Bethanie Zaphronelle and Wedding and Events Coordinator Kat Tegg.   Rosie Wallace, Managing director of the family-run Marsham Court said: “We […]

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Castlepoint’s Discount and Prize Packed Evening Returns for Students

More than 20 retailers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have agreed to offer up to 20% discount on the evening of Monday 3 October to promote its annual Student Lock-In event. Between 6.00 pm – 8.30pm some of the biggest high street brands, including New Look, Clarks, River Island, Topman, Frankie and Benny’s, WHSmith, , […]

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