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Bournemouth café seek gift donations for families affected by domestic abuse

Flirt Café Bar in Bournemouth’s Triangle is helping to bring some festive cheer to victims of domestic abuse this Christmas by asking customers and members of the public to donate a gift to go under the tree in its premises. Under new ownership and management, Flirt is continuing the legacy of previous owners, Peter Moody […]

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“Saffery Champness host Autumn Budget breakfast at The Vitality Stadium”

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants hosted their 2017 post Autumn Budget breakfast at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth.  They presented to a packed room of over 100 guests, representing businesses and the professional communities of Bournemouth and Poole. Saffery Partner, Nick Fernyhough opened the event.  Commenting on the first Autumn Budget he said, “Is the age […]

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Season’s greetings from The Crumbs Project!

Bournemouth based catering charity Crumbs are officially taking orders for the festive season! Having only recently hosted their first ever Open Day on Friday the 1st of December, the team have certainly been busy for the Christmas period ahead, and are excited to showcase their gorgeous Christmas menus – now available for booking… A successful […]

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AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund help for those affected by domestic abuse

Members of staff from a Women’s Refuge in Poole recently collected a cheque for £1,000 from AFC Bournemouth Cherries Community Fund to support children who are impacted by domestic abuse. The refuge, which is run by local housing and support provider BCHA, plans to use the donation to fund fun activities and equipment to assist […]

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“A Bournemouth private members’ club, a private concierge service, I.T system technology company and a web publishing business all achieve Angel investors’ interest”

The latest Dorset Business Angels (DBA) Investor event took place at the Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth. An interesting and diverse mix of entrepreneurs were vying to win the attention and investment of DBA investors. In a first for the quarterly event, all 4 pitches made were successful in achieving interest from the investors present. […]

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Entrepreneurs’ Conference ‘Inspired’ South Coast business leaders    

Following the success of their annual Entrepreneurs’ Conference at the Bournemouth International Centre on the 22nd November, South Coast business and tax advisors, Inspire, have certainly lived up to their name. With an electric atmosphere from the start, the much anticipated, business conference exceeded all expectations. Attended by over 200 of the South Coast’s most […]

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New link road and junction from A338 to Wessex Fields will unlock major employment site and improve access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Plans to build a new link road and junction directly from the A338 to connect with the Wessex Fields business park will unlock a major employment site, and provide a second access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Delivered as part of Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership’s Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) Programme the proposed scheme will improve the […]

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Bournemouth & Poole College are on the lookout for the best bacon BAP(TA)s!

Bournemouth & Poole College are playing a vital role in this year’s newly created Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Awards (BAPTAs). Not only are they sponsoring BAPTAs Best Breakfast Award category, they also hosted the VIP Launch Event at their Poole site in September and will be hosting the semi-finals event at their Bournemouth site in […]

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BCHA celebrates homes purchase in Devon and Dorset

South West social housing provider BCHA has underlined its ongoing commitment to developing and growing its housing stock and services with the purchase of around 90 homes in Devon and Dorset from Sovereign Housing Association. Working in partnership with Sovereign Housing Association, BCHA successfully took ownership on 20 November 2017. Earlier this year BCHA was […]

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