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AFC Business Breakfast

Join the AFC Business team for a morning of coffee and hearty food to kick-start your day and, more importantly, to give you an opportunity to network with lots of friendly faces within the local business community. We’re less than a month from the next AFC Business Breakfast which takes place on Wednesday 8th May […]

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Crumbs project launches new lunch club

The Crumbs project

Due to the continued success of The Crumbs Project outreach program, the charity is launching an additional regular Community Lunch at the Lifecentre in Bournemouth. The Crumbs Project works with adults with mental health conditions, learning disabilities and stabilized addictions, providing supported training services and work experience. As part of the charity’s community outreach program, […]

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Penny Slade

It is with such sadness that we have learnt of the sudden death of Penny Slade who peacefully passed away during the night of April 3rd. Penny’s Funeral will take place at Bournemouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 2.00 p.m. when her life will be celebrated, especially as a member of the Bournemouth in […]

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Head to Bournemouth Pier this Easter

Head to Bournemouth Pier

Head to Bournemouth Pier this Easter for fun and adventure and make use of the newly launched ‘Ultimate Adventure Ticket!’ The team at Bournemouth Pier are urging locals and visitors to head down to Bournemouth Pier this Easter holiday for a thrilling, fun-filled, family adventure. Marketing Manager Sarah Hunter advised, “Go climbing in RockReef or […]

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BCTC President Dinner – celebrating the life of Bill Riddle

Come and join Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce at our President’s Dinner and celebrate with us the life of Bill Riddle. Taking place at the Cumberland Hotel on Thursday 25th April from 6.30pm the dinner encompasses a three-course set menu dinner and entertainment provided by the local comedian and Piano Man, Matt Black. Presidents […]

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Hospice charity celebrates 25th anniversary milestone

Hospice charity celebrates 25th anniversary milestone

A charity which has helped provide palliative and end of life care and support to more than 20,000 people across Poole, Wimborne and the Isle of Purbeck with advanced cancer and other life-limiting illnesses is celebrating its 25 th Anniversary this year. 1994 was the year the Channel Tunnel officially opened, Forest Gump was a […]

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Launch of the 2019 BIG Sleep Easy

Big Sleep Easy 2019

On Friday 22 March, local charity YMCA Bournemouth held an evening function at Tiien Restaurant in Bournemouth to launch their annual sponsored ‘rough sleeping’ event: the Big Sleep Easy. This year’s event, which will involve teams from local organisations braving the cold to sleep outside for a night to raise funds and awareness of homelessness, […]

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Back to school for Cherries stars

Back to school for Cherries stars

AFC Bournemouth players Nathan Ake and Jordon Ibe joined in with the club’s Premier League Primary Stars session at Pokesdown Primary School. Students at the school enhanced their footballing skills under the expert guidance of the two popular Cherries players during a fun-filled afternoon. Thirty lucky students were selected for the session with 60 others […]

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Dorset Business Focus Magazine

The latest edition of Dorset Business Focus Magazine from Dorset Chamber is now available to read.

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