Destination Awards seek digital businesses ‘making waves’
September 19, 2019

Destination Awards seek digital businesses ‘making waves’


Digital businesses are amongst those being urged to ‘seas’ the day and enter BCP’s new Destination Awards before the closing date of October 6. The Destination Awards – launched in July – recognise businesses striving to make Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch a great place to visit and live and work. Fifteen select, yet diverse categories include the Digital Transformation Award, … Read More

Corfe Mullen are team of the month
September 18, 2019

Corfe Mullen are team of the month


Corfe Mullen Cricket Club picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan Team of the Month award for August – after four wins led them to the top of division three and promotion.

Fort follies all at sea
September 18, 2019

Fort follies all at sea


Three historic forts built in the Solent in the 1860s are being sold by entrepreneur Mike Clare who founded Dreams, the bed company.

All in the jeans at Ellis Jones
September 17, 2019

All in the jeans at Ellis Jones


Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors have thrown on their threads for the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The regional law firm has joined companies and organisations across the UK encouraging employees to don denim for the fundraiser. Proceeds are in aid of pioneering research and vital support for the 500,000 children nationwide affected by genetic disorders. Managing Partner Nigel Smith, … Read More

Tower auction hits heights as Emson hits £20m
September 17, 2019

Tower auction hits heights as Emson hits £20m


A disused water tower near Stevenage was one of the highlights of the Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers’ biggest sale of the year when it was the subject of a saleroom bidding war. The concrete Aston Water Tower at Aston went under the gavel for a sky-high £190,000 at the September auction after sustained competition from bidders who saw … Read More

Young citizens roll up their sleeves to help others
September 17, 2019

Young citizens roll up their sleeves to help others


Enterprising young members of BCHA’s National Citizen Service (NCS) have ploughed their energy into transforming an ugly area of waste ground into a vibrant place to be. The 14 teenagers spent a week working at BCHA’s The Factory social enterprise hub in Alder Hills, Poole. The group was part of the latest cohort to take part in the national NCS … Read More

Business Innovation South Expo set to become an annual date on the business calendar
September 17, 2019

Business Innovation South Expo set to become an annual date on the business calendar


Business leaders from across the south gathered for the inaugural Business Innovation South Expo. The event was a showcase for 65 established southern based businesses from within the Science, Technology, Engineering and innovation sectors as well as aligned services.

Global company signs up with Cherries
September 16, 2019

Global company signs up with Cherries


Global Reach, one of the largest specialist money transfer firms in the UK, has signed up with AFC Bournemouth for the 2019/20 season. The fast-growing and award-winning company has become an official corporate supporter and supplier of the Cherries as well as an official partner of the club’s commercial arm AFC Business. Amy Marks, the club’s Partnerships Manager, said: “Global … Read More

Joe is back in business at Rebbeck Brothers
September 16, 2019

Joe is back in business at Rebbeck Brothers


An expanding firm of chartered surveyors and property managers has appointed a familiar face as a Director. Joe Mellery-Pratt has returned to Bournemouth-based Rebbeck Brothers as its business continues to develop. The 35-year-old was previously with the firm for seven years before leaving to progress his career at a national firm. However, he was away for just a year before … Read More

Snows signs as stadium sponsor for The Stags
September 13, 2019

Snows signs as stadium sponsor for The Stags


Snows Motor Group has signed a four-year deal as stadium sponsor for AFC Totton. The club’s 350-seat Testwood Stadium in Salisbury Road will be renamed The Snows Stadium. The deal, signed for an undisclosed amount, will also include naming rights and branding at the 3500 capacity ground. AFC Totton – known as The Stags – play in the Bet Victor … Read More