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16-year-old’s charity single and event raises £1,000 for Women’s Refuge

16 year-old Bournemouth and Poole College student Nicole Mcnally delivered a cheque for £1,000 last week to BCHA following a successful fundraising launch event for her charity CD single release. Nicole wrote, recorded and released the track entitled ‘Annabelle’, which is about a woman trying to escape domestic abuse, to raise money for the Bournemouth […]

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Dorset Business Angels Investor Conference is described as inspirational and recognises the need to attract more female investors in to the market!

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) hosted its 3rd Angel Investor conference in Bournemouth which inspired, challenged and stimulated lots of lively debate.  The event included a packed programme of inspirational speakers, from eminent, experienced global investors to leaders of industry. DBA Chairman, Don McQueen opened the biennial event and welcomed the audience who were immediately captivated by […]

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A POWERFUL new ally has joined Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (DCCI) countywide business movement.

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC), the largest town chamber in the county, has signed up to the pan-Dorset affiliation programme to give the county a more influential voice and greater strength in numbers. The united front will help chambers fight Dorset’s corner as well as drive economic growth and support businesses. BCTC has […]

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Yellow Buses turn pink for charity

FOR the 15th year in a row Yellow Buses turned pink to raise money and awareness for charity. Drivers, engineers and administration staff swapped their uniforms and overalls for garish garments. Even new managing director David Squire joined in by donning a pink wig. Other items on display included onesies, leggings, shirts, hats, blazers and […]

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New Tender Open: GDPR Audit & Training

BCTC members are invited to submit tender applications for the audit of BCTC processes both manual and digital along with the training of staff to be able to carry out the tasks sufficiently to ensure Bournemouth Chamber are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation. Deadlines: Please register an expression of interest to tender by […]

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A-One Insurance Group announced as national award finalist 

A-One Insurance Group have secured their place in the finals of the 2017 Insurance Times Awards for the ‘Independent Broker of the Year Award’ ‐ celebrating the very best in the Insurance industry.  This prized award highlights those independent brokers who offer a specific approach, project or business development initiative, and are setting the high standard for others […]

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Free screenings to boost ear health awareness ahead of annual conference

23/10/2017 Bournemouth, UK – The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) has teamed up with Starkey Hearing Technologies to provide free hearing and ear health screenings for all at The Triangle, Bournemouth on Tuesday 14 November 2017 from 10am-2pm. People can also find out more about sensible noise exposure by having the volume of their headphones […]

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Greendale start work on £2 million refurbishment for Ocean Automotive in Poole

Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has started work on a £2 million major refurbishment at Ocean Automotive’s Volvo Cars showroom on Ringwood Road, Poole. The works will see the site transformed with a complete interior fit-out.  The workshop, showroom and office areas will all be upgraded with new workshop equipment, curtain walling and glazing, […]

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FREE International Family Day event programme bursting with activity!

An International Family Day is taking place in the Triangle area of Bournemouth on Saturday 28th October from 11.00-4.00pm.  The event is part of the inaugural 3 day ‘One World By The Sea Festival’ programme which launches on Thursday 26th October. The Free International Family Day has a packed programme of entertainment and promises something […]

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