Holiday-makers enjoy a taste of home at Bournemouth Airport
August 16, 2019

Holiday-makers enjoy a taste of home at Bournemouth Airport


Passengers using Bournemouth Airport can now enjoy a taste of home before flying off on their summer holidays. TRG Concessions has given its traditional Navigator pub a major make-over and also launched a new Costa store. The Navigator is a traditional British pub which draws on the customs of travel, exploration and local heritage. Classically stylish with a worldly influence, … Read More

Excellent A-level results puts Arnewood above the national average
August 15, 2019

Excellent A-level results puts Arnewood above the national average


Students at The Arnewood School Sixth Form have turned in another year of excellent A-level results, substantially above the national average. More than 40% of students achieved A*- B grades with all students able to attend the university course or employment route of their choice. Notable results include Victoria Primmer who achieved a Distinction * in Creative Digital Media which, … Read More

Broadstone CC on the front foot
August 14, 2019

Broadstone CC on the front foot


Broadstone Cricket Club’s first XI picked up the team of the month award for July – after four straight wins. The team pushed themselves into third spot in the Dorset Funeral Plan Premier League.

Signals cyclists in cyber sponsorship
August 13, 2019

Signals cyclists in cyber sponsorship


Leading cyber security business C3IA Solutions is hitting the road after sponsoring the Royal Corps of Signals Road Cycling Team. Based at Blandford Camp in Dorset, the super-fit soldiers compete in military and civilian competitions both here and abroad.

Yellow Buses puts Foot down
August 13, 2019

Yellow Buses puts Foot down


Yellow Buses has appointed Amylee Foot as its new marketing executive – after she completed a year’s placement from Bournemouth University. It is the first major appointment since the company was bought out by its management team after 14 years under French ownership.

Eco goes greener by supplying wood to new UK power plant
August 9, 2019

Eco goes greener by supplying wood to new UK power plant


Waste wood from Dorset and Hampshire which was previously shipped to Sweden is now being used to power homes in the UK. Dorset-based Eco Sustainable Solutions has landed a five year contract to supply 50,000 tonnes of wood per annum to the new Margam Green wood waste plant in South Wales. The £160m biomass-to-energy plant became fully operational last month … Read More

Tourism guru to play ‘unique’ role in new awards
August 6, 2019

Tourism guru to play ‘unique’ role in new awards


Kurt Janson of the Tourism Alliance has been appointed as official Adjudicator of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole’s new Destination Awards. Janson, who has worked in tourism policy and development for over 25 years, was offered the role by the Destination Management Board which oversees tourism for the newly-formed Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch (BCP) Council. The Destination Management Board replaced the … Read More

Italian job for business community
August 6, 2019

Italian job for business community


The first event to be hosted by AFC Business in conjunction with a match staged by AFC Bournemouth has taken place at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Almost 70 business people attended the AFC Business Al Fresco Evening before the Premier League club’s penultimate pre-season friendly against Italian Serie A giants Lazio. They enjoyed the chance for networking in style in … Read More

Best foot forward for NCS young people
August 6, 2019

Best foot forward for NCS young people


Young people taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) completed a sponsored walk from Boscombe Pier to Hengistbury Head on the hottest day of the year. The young people, raising money for social action projects they are undertaking as part of their courses this summer, needed plenty of water and sunscreen on the four-mile walk. The walk took place … Read More

Yellow Buses at the wheel as headline sponsor of the Destination Awards
August 6, 2019

Yellow Buses at the wheel as headline sponsor of the Destination Awards


Yellow Buses are helping to drive official new awards which celebrate excellence in companies that make Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch a great place to visit, live and work. The Bournemouth-based bus company is playing a leading role as headline sponsors for the Destination Awards, a new showcase for the great work being done in our part of the South Coast … Read More

Run for a good cause at Bournemouth Marathon Festival
August 5, 2019

Run for a good cause at Bournemouth Marathon Festival


  There’s a chance for runners to help a Bournemouth charity making children’s wishes come true at the town’s Marathon Festival. Round Table Children’s Wish relies on donations and sponsorship to help children with life-threatening illnesses aged between four and 17. The charity is hoping that runners in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival, which takes place over the weekend of October … Read More

Company funds new equipment for BCHA allotment
August 5, 2019

Company funds new equipment for BCHA allotment


A £1000 donation from J.P. Morgan has enabled BCHA to buy new gardening equipment for its New Leaf allotment project. Not for profit registered Housing Association BCHA was founded 50 years ago and helps over 10,000 people each year off the streets, out of abuse, over skill barriers and onto independent living. Its New Leaf allotment in Throop, near Bournemouth, provides horticulture qualifications and … Read More