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DESTINATION AWARDS POSTPONED

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Destination Management Board (DMB) in conjunction with DBox Events, organisers of this year’s much anticipated Destination Awards, have taken the decision to postpone the 2020 awards evening to later in the year.  David Bailey, Chairman of DBM said: “Understandable external public concerns have resulted in us taking the decision to […]

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Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce AGM and President’s Dinner Update 18th March 2020

Dear Chamber Member,As a result of the ongoing deteriorating situation regarding COVID-19, the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce have taken the difficult decision of postponing the President’s Dinner.  This decision has not been taken lightly and we feel we owe it to all our members to respect their Health, Safety, and Welfare over and […]

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Manufacturing companies come together to discuss industry opportunities and challenges

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants, QuoStar, and NatWest Bank held their inaugural Manufacturer’s Forum dinner in Wimborne, Dorset on 4th March. The dinner was chaired by Dr John Knowles, former Managing Director and Chairman of DEK – now ASM Assembly Systems, a world leading manufacturer of capital equipment for the electronic assembly industry.  The evening saw Dorset […]

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Gateway to partnership success

WORKING TOGETHER: AFC Bournemouth Commercial Director Rob Mitchell, left, with Bournemouth University Chief Operating Officer Jim Andrews at the AFC Business breakfast networking event held at Bournemouth University Bournemouth University’s stunning new £27 million Poole Gateway Building has been shown off to the region’s business community. The brand new state-of-the-art facility played host to the […]

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Engage with BCP Council for Economic Growth, 24th April

BCP Council invite you to ‘Engage with BCP Council for Economic Growth’, an interactive business-focused event to find out what BCP Council has achieved so far and to introduce you to the Corporate Strategy going forward. You are also encouraged to engage with us to help shape our Economic Development Strategy and provide feedback on […]

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‘Sheerluck Holmes’ comes to Bournemouth Pier – experience an immersive murder mystery dining experience!

A murder mystery, comedy interactive show, entitled ‘Sheerluck Holmes’ is coming to Key West Bar & Grill on Bournemouth Pier!  The touring performance boasts an ‘immersive, side splitting dining experience with Sherlock Holmes, Watson and an incredible cast where diners get to be a detective and everyone is a suspect!’ Described as an evening ‘where […]

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30th Anniversary Spring Plant Sale 21st March 2020

We would like to invite you to our first major fundraising event in our special 30th Anniversary year, our Plant Sale and Spring Fayre on Saturday 21st March between 8 am and 3pm. There should be something for everyone! Many plants in 2 litre pots will be on sale at a special price. Lots of other plants […]

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Honour for Yellows’ night buses

STAR TURN: Celebrating Yellow Buses winning an AM:PM award are, from left Marketing & Promotions Assistant Pauline Foot, Marketing Manager Fiona Harwood and Sales Executive – Operations Jay Thornton Yellow Buses has been honoured for helping people get to a night out in Bournemouth – and back home again afterwards.  The locally-owned bus company triumphed […]

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BCTC Board Member appointed Ambassador for Lewis Manning Hospice

Sarah Ali Choudhury, BCTC Executive Board Member, has been appointed as an Ambassador for Lewis Manning Hospice. Sarah, the face behind Insta Curry Queen, is an active member of the business and charity community in Bournemouth. Sarah says, ” I am honoured and grateful to have been given this position for a charity that is […]

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