Chocks away! Jet Bus takes off
May 25, 2018

Chocks away! Jet Bus takes off


Yellow Buses has revamped and re-branded its airport service that also visits the growing Aviation Business Park. The Jetbus 737 has taken off!

Disabled lending car scheme drives forward in Hampshire
May 24, 2018

Disabled lending car scheme drives forward in Hampshire


Three large dealerships joined forces for the third annual Hampshire Motability Motor Show to raise continued awareness of the Motability Scheme.
Held at the Ageas Bowl near Southampton, the day-long event was co-hosted by Snows Group, Picador and Hendy.

Parkfield offers its pupils yoga to combat SATs stress
May 24, 2018

Parkfield offers its pupils yoga to combat SATs stress


Year 6 pupils from Parkfield – the only Free school in Bournemouth – have been enjoying yoga classes to help them cope with the pressures of their SATs (Standard Assessment Tests). The youngsters are among thousands of children across the country taking SATs, which evaluate youngsters in English and maths and enable the government to gauge how schools are performing. … Read More

Crafting New Milton’s heritage
May 24, 2018

Crafting New Milton’s heritage


Young people in New Milton are set to preserve the heritage of their home town in the most modern of ways – by using Minecraft. Fifteen youngsters from The Arnewood School are carefully crafting the town’s post World War II history by re-creating streets and buildings using the popular computer game and app. Now young people throughout the town are … Read More

Recruiters’ Forum addresses issue businesses ‘can’t afford to ignore’
May 24, 2018

Recruiters’ Forum addresses issue businesses ‘can’t afford to ignore’


The latest Connect HR Forum by recruitment specialist TeamJobs and Steele Raymond LLP Solicitors was the biggest yet and addressed the issue ‘businesses can’t afford to ignore’ – mental health in the workplace. Delegates representing more than 30 companies attended the event at Steele Raymond’s HQ in Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, where Simon Cassin, Director of Ouch Training Team Ltd, explained … Read More

Bournemouth family hotel appoints first outside directors
May 24, 2018

Bournemouth family hotel appoints first outside directors


One of Bournemouth’s oldest family-run hotels has appointed directors from outside the family for the first time. Former Hotel of the Year the Marsham Court in Russell-Cotes Road, has promoted its business development manager and operations manager to the Board. Business Development Director Jane Swift and Director of Facilities and Training Nigel Reeve join sibling directors Russell Dixon-Box (finance director), … Read More

50-plus proves a success again
May 24, 2018

50-plus proves a success again


Hundreds of people attended a 50-plus information day in Wimborne, the latest one organised by Douch Family Funeral Directors.

Outstanding start to children’s education
May 24, 2018

Outstanding start to children’s education


A Bournemouth primary school has received special recognition for providing the best start to their children’s education. Avonwood Primary, part of Avonbourne Trust, was officially recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ early years provision by Bournemouth Borough Council. The school’s entire Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teaching team attended an awards ceremony hosted by the council. Headteacher, Chris Jackson, said: “This recognition … Read More

Bournemouth’s new travel shop gets going
May 23, 2018

Bournemouth’s new travel shop gets going


Laurence Batlle, the Chief Executive Officer of public transport key player RATP Dev, visited Bournemouth to open Yellow Buses’ new Travel Shop.
The French-headquartered company operates and maintains urban transportation systems in 14 countries on four continents, and owns Yellow Buses.

Back from the brink – the miracle of golfer Barry’s survival
May 22, 2018

Back from the brink – the miracle of golfer Barry’s survival


Golfer Barry Duxbury who had a massive heart attack at Parley Golf Centre in Dorset survived only because the player behind him declined to go ahead and had just been on a Heartstart course.