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158 Richmond Park Rd

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BCTC - Building A Better Business Community

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From just £75 for 12 months membership we can provide you with the links you need to promote your business and meet potential customers. Just one new customer for your business will more than recoup the cost of membership.

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BCTC Golf Society - Bulbury Woods Friday August 15th

   BCTC Golf Society Friday August 15th Any BCTC member may join the Society - No handicap needed Members and Guests welcome Meet 11.30 a.m. for introductions18 Holes - meal afterwardsF

Bournemouth Chamber President Makes a Splash!

Chamber President endures jetpack adventure to wave the flag for local businesses. The President of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Mandy Payne, has taken off from the water in a bid to hi

Steele Raymond Advise on sale of Subsea Vision Ltd

Chamber solicitors for over a decade and leading commercial law firm, Steele Raymond have acted for the shareholders of Subsea Vision Limited on the sale of that company to Fendercare Marine Limited,

AFC Bournemouth Help Julia’s House Reach its Lottery Goa

AFC Bournemouth players took time out from training to show their support for Julia’s House by helping to promote its newly-relaunched lottery. Captain Tommy Elphick and two new sign-ups, Callum Wilso

BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch - August 28th

  Basepoint Bournemouth Thursday August 28th 12 noon to 2pm Please join us for BH On the Go - the Networking Lunch, your FREE quarterly lunchtime networking event - lunch and refreshmen

Abseil the Iconic Portland Cliffs

There are just a few places left for the Julia’s House abseil and cliff climb on Portland on Saturday, 6th September. Climbers of all abilities are invited to test their mettle at the sponsored absei

BH Banter Monday August 4th

Monday 4th August The Hotel Miramar 6pm to 8pm EVENT FORMAT Call in for a drink on the way home and make the most of this informal monthly gathering. You need to register via the link be

Business Scene Bournemouth & Poole - Wednesday 6th August

      Bournemouth Chamber of Trade is delighted to be involved in the next Business Scene event on  Wednesday 6th August at 17.30   About the Evening It's holiday s

WSX Enterprise – Linking in Businesses

A social media seminar attracted a host of people from small and new businesses keen to learn how digital techniques can help them. It was held in Kinson, Bournemouth, and organised by WSX Enterprise’

Norfolk Afternoon Tea for Two - Two for One Offer

The Norfolk would like to extend a special offer on their Champagne Afternoon Tea. Afternoon Tea includes an assortment of finger sandwiches (home cooked ham, cucumber, egg mayonnaise and smoked sa

Hotel Goes Potty With Top UK Family-Friendly Award

A BCTC member hotel which offers families everything from potties to bedtime stories has struck gold with a top family-friendly UK award. Days Hotel Marsham Court in Bournemouth is the first hotel in

Charminster Festival 22-24th August Seeking Sponsors

Charminster Festival is on 22-24th August at Avon Social Club, 51 Avon Road BH8 8SE. Go to where you will find details confirmed actors and guests from the original Star Wars films,

Latest Local Vacancies

Here are the very latest Vacancies placed by local companies looking for staff in the local area: To apply, please visit Cleaner (evenings) Sales and Marketing Ass

Arts by the Sea Festival Announces Tickets on Sale

Arts Bournemouth are pleased to announce tickets for the highlight events of this year’s Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival are now on sale.  Visit the web site and be the first to find out mor

The Future is Futurum – A Change for the Positive

John Scott, MD of Puragen, the renewable energy systems provider based in Poundbury near Dorchester has announced that following over two years of trading successfully in the renewable energy sector w

Impressive Performance From Expanding Marine Team at Coleman

Coleman Insurance Brokers is leading the way as one of the top Independent Insurance Brokers in the UK, with a strong performance from its Marine Team. Coleman’s Marine Team boasts an impressive line-

West Beach Business Breakfast - Wednesday August 27th

Our Business Breakfast gives you the chance to network quickly and efficiently with many local businesses in Bournemouth and get back to your desk by 9am. Wednesday 27th August Time: 7.30am Price

AFC Business Breakfast Wednesday Sept 3rd

 Wednesday September 3rd 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Goldsands Stadium. AFC Business February Breakfast Event With the last AFC Business breakfast being a sell out, this is sure to be anot

Take a Walk With Wish Fairies

Round Table Children’s Wish is hoping to attract hundreds of fairies to a sponsored ‘midnight wish walk’ in Bournemouth to raise money for the charity. Each person who turns up will be given a pair o

Beales Breakfast sponsored by Rawlins Davy - August 21st

Date: Thursday August 21st 7.30am till 9am or as long as you want to stay once the store is open. Venue: Beales Department Store, Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth (use the main entrance) Sponso

Get Your Jog On with Diverse Abilities Plus at This Year's Bournemouth Marathon Festival

The race is on to enter the second Bournemouth Marathon Festival, taking place over the weekend of 4 and 5 October 2014 and Dorset-based disability charity, Diverse Abilities Plus, has a number of pla

International fishing trade show to ‘sail’ into Bournemouth

Mara Media, organiser of the successful international fishing expo series of exhibitions, has confirmed they will be bringing the Skipper Expo International to Bournemouth in October 2014. Skipper Ex

Hospice Seek Supporters for Poole Bay Charity Walk

Taking in some of Poole’s most attractive scenery, Lewis-Manning Hospice is looking for participants to take part in the sponsored 14km Poole Bay Walk on 3rd August. The charity, which is based in Li

Building and Planning Harmony

Chamber members MC Plan & Site Services Ltd got together with fellow members Tanner & Tilley Town Planners last week to host a joint seminar for property professionals. The event took place a

Sembcorp Bournemouth Water Engages New Delivery Partner

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) has engaged Kier, one of the leading water industry repair and maintenance contractors in the UK, as its new delivery partner.  Following a competitive tender pr

WSX Enterprise – Offering a Safe Pair of Hands

Budding entrepreneurs attended a seminar held by WSX Enterprise’s Driving Urban Enterprise project and heard how one man made a successful company by organising his  time. The monthly Friday Clu

Quantum Support for Bourne Free

Bournemouth based Quantum Recruitment were sponsors of this year’s annual Bourne Free event which took place from Friday 11th July to Sunday 13th July.  The event which is in its tenth year first

Castlepoint To Fundraise For Autism Wessex

Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park has announced that Christchurch based charity Autism Wessex will be the focus of their fundraising activities for at least the next 12 months.  The shoppi

Yellows Raise More Than £800 in World Cup Mufti Day

STAFF at Yellow Buses raised more than £800 after holding a World Cup 'mufti' day. Colours of countries from around the globe were on display as drivers, head office staff and managers celebrated the

Liberal Democrats to Return to Bournemouth for Autumn Conference

BH Live is delighted to confirm the Liberal Democrats will be returning to Bournemouth in September 2015 for their annual autumn conference. To be held at the Bournemouth International Centre from 19

Boscombe Fringe Festival - Vita Nova Seeking Sponsorship Partners

Boscombe Fringe Festival is back for a second year, and this time they’re pulling out all the stops with more local venues joining in the fun and artists from around the UK visiting to showcase theirw

Marketing Design Competition Students Rewarded

To support the Bishop of Winchester Academy’s Art & Technology Enterprise and Innovation day, Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park set a competition to design carrier bags, promotional mugs and

The WSX New in Business Course Sept 25th and 26th

The New in Business  Course supported by funding from  Bournemouth and Poole Councils  Designed to help you succeed!  Bournemouth & Poole College  25/26 September 

Proposals for Pier Approach Submitted for Planning Consent

This marks the first phase of works in the Central Beach area of Bournemouth Council’s Seafront Strategy: its ambitious 20 year programme to meet the high expectations of the great British seaside by

Coleman Reach out to the Community at Turlin Moor Luncheon Club

Turlin Moor Luncheon Club in Poole opens its doors every fortnight to host a lunch event which is to support vulnerable adults and older people in the area.  The popular event is hosted by St Gab

Bournemouth Chamber Golfers Play a Round to Raise Funds for the Presidents Charities

Bournemouth Chamber held its Charity Golf Day at Playgolf Bournemouth on Friday June 20th, which this year raised just under one thousand pounds. Held every year in June, the proceeds are split evenly

Latest Jobseekers Trying to Find Work in the Local Area

  Here are some of the very latest Jobseekers trying to find work in the local area:    Roxanne is seeking work in Hospitality / Care / Retail   Steve is seeki

Local Government Affairs Meeting - June 2014

The Local Government Affairs Meeting (LGA) is by far the most important meeting organised by the Chamber. It is held in the Town Hall every second Monday of the month and it provides the Chamber with

Bank of England Briefing - Oct 23rd

Thursday 23rd October 2014 Bank of England Outlook for the UK Economy Breakfast briefing by Andrew Holder – Deputy Agent of the Agency for Central Southern England, in association with Bournemo

The Cumberland Air Show Experience

The Cumberland Air Show Experience Thursday 28th - 31st August


Latest Local Vacancies (PT)

Here are the very latest Vacancies placed by local companies looking for staff in the local area: To apply, please visit Cleaner (evenings) Sales and Marketing Ass

Commercial Accountant, Bournemouth (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary £25,000.00 - £30,000.00 Per Annum Our client, a driven, forward thinking development and investment specialist based in Bournemouth is seeking an experienced Commercial Acc

Vehicle Technician - Salisbury / Bournemouth (OP)

Competitive Salary with Bonus Scheme We are looking for a Technician who is possibly looking for a new challenge, in a different location. You will diagnose, service and repair vehicles, to the hig

Deputy Manager, Ringwood (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary of £34,000.00 per annum Our client, a highly renowned healthcare group with several luxury, high spec nursing homes throughout Hampshire and Dorset, is looking to recruit a

Restaurant / Events Manager – Bournemouth (OP)

Competitive salary and  a commission structure discussed at interview. Shift work including weekends based on a 40 hour week. Our client has a fantastic opening for a real forward thinking and

Waiter, Bournemouth (QUA)

PERMANENT POSITION Salary of £14,560.00 - £15,600.00 per annum Our client; a beautiful and very busy  4 star Hotel on the coast in Dorset is presently looking for three Food and Beverage Assist

Field Sales Representative for the Telecoms Industry (OP)

A fantastic opportunity for a self motivated sales person has arisen in a growing local telecoms business.  I am searching for a driven individual who is passionate about business to business


Latest Jobseekers Trying to Find Work in the Local Area

Here are some of the very latest Jobseekers trying to find work in the local area:    Roxanne is seeking work in Hospitality / Care / Retail   Steve is seeking work in

Stephen (OP)

Stephen is an experienced Practice Accountant with expertise in dealing with various client industries and sizes.   He has an excellent track record in gaining new clients and building re

Sheila (QUA)

Sheila is an experienced Registered Manager (RGN) with specialist knowledge in Dementia and Palliative Care. After a period of working in interim roles, Since January 2014, she has completed 2 interi

Stephen (QUA)

Stephen is an experienced and friendly Senior New Homes Sales Executive who is looking for a new role which will challenge him and push him further.He is very much looking to further is career and i

Anne (OP)

Anne is an exceptional candidate. Strong administrative and organisational skills, highly numerate.  An enthusiastic, determined and self motivated individual.  Bilingual in English and Fre

Jean-Raymond (QUA)

On interviewing this candidate today, Raymond came across as a clear communicator, professional and driven to succeed in his career. I recommend Jean-Raymond as he has 26 years’ experience as a profe

Maggie (OP)

Maggie is a delightful candidate. Genuine warm and personable nature.  She has gained a wide range of experience working in Care Homes.  Mainly dealing with dementia care and brain injury

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BH Business Magazine

BH Business is the official magazine of the Chamber. It is published bi-monthly, goes out to over 3,000 business people in the local area and includes the latest news, views and information about Busi

Promotional Eshot

For just £50 per submission you can promote your business to other Chamber members in a professional manner, including your logo, an image, up to 200 words of promotional text (including an exclusive

Proud to be Members Logo

Members are free to use the logo “Proud to be Members” on their stationery and websites once the usage terms are agreed. Logos are available as jpg and eps. Contact: Click here to accept the T&C'

Member 2 Member Offers Website Page

If you have an offer and would like it listed on this  web page just e-mail the details in an attached word document with jpegs for any logos please Contact:  website@bournemouth

HTML Email

In addition to the Promotional Eshot, we can also offer html emails. These feature your business exclusively (you don't have to share with anyone else), and are more 'designed'. They always include th

Magnetic Networking Badge

Magnetic badge, which is easy to attach to any outfit, without damaging your clothes. Features your company logo and your name, just supply jpeg of logo and your name Contact:  execofficer

Events on BCTC Website

Member events can be placed on the BCTC website. Please submit details of the event in a Word document with logos etc preferably as Jpgs. Contact: 

Sponsor BH Banter, Beales Breakfast & Window Competitions

If you wish to promote your brand, product /service then this is a superb opportunity.  Your brand presence will be featured at the event and be promoted by the event leader, which will normally

Presidents Dinner (after AGM) and Christmas Dinner & Dance

One sponsor per year will be chosen for each of these events. Details are as per the BH Banter sponsorship or by arrangement. Contact:  Cost: £1000


Corporate Clothing Solutions

Hotels in Bournemouth... Are you fed up with ordering your Uniforms on line or from a catalogue and being disappointed? Are you looking for a Uniform supplier that will come to your place of work

10% Discount to all Members for Stationery, Print, Embroidery and Design.

To support local business and the local traders associations we are offering a 10% discount to all members for stationery, print, embroidery and design. Just to give you a bit of information about

I'm pleased to announce that The Inspiration Agency's new website has just launched!

     I'm pleased to announce that The Inspiration Agency's new website has just launched! The launch coincides with the release of an article detaili


Basepoint Business Centres provide high quality workspaces to let, including serviced offices and workshops. We have spaces suitable for almost every business use imaginable; with very flexible easy

Protective Coatings - 20% Discount

 Protective Coatings Dorset use EnduroShield for auto glass. The award winning nano technology used in EnduroShield repels rain, road grime, oil, ice and snow to improve driver vision and safety.

Fab Frocks of Westbourne - 10% BCTC Member Discount

With one of the largest collections of evening and cocktail dresses in the area, Fab Frocks is ‘the’ place to shop this party season. If you worry about seeing someone in the same dress then discov

Promoting your Business, Service or Product at Castlepoint

Have you ever thought about promoting your business, service or product at Castlepoint Shopping Park? Well now you can, in the comfort of our brand new Promotions Pod, located on the upper level

BMO Academy Ltd

Discover how BMO ACADEMY LIMITED can help your business by taking advantage of our exclusive member-to-member offer. hire and retain the best people for your business,using Disc assessment tool can gi

Turnover 80k+ - Free One Hour Consultation

Discover how chartered accountants and business advisers Princecroft Willis (PcW) can help your business by taking advantage of our exclusive member-to-member offer. Locally-based, independent and wi

From the team at Mike Stokes Motoring & Motorsport covering

Batteries - Lights - Tyres - Steering - Suspension - Brakes - Exhaust - Anti-Freeze Call now on 01202 547555 to make your booking or email   As a fellow member

Auditel – Taking cost and purchase management to a new level

    Auditel can help you cut overheads by providing an in-depth and detailed audit of your costs, and then helping you to implement the saving opportunities. We have been operating for

Supply Shack is a registered Social Enterprise Mark holder

      Supply Shack is a registered Social Enterprise Mark holder: What is a Social Enterprise? A social enterprise is a business that trades for a social and/or environment

Senesce - Chamber Members a 10% discount

    If you are anything like we used to be, you might find that some of these strike a chord: - You're not making as much profit as you could You have some great ideas but no time

ECS is one of the UK's leading communications companies

      ECS is one of the UK's leading communications companies, specialising in communications at the touch of button. We are experts in the areas of Two-Way Radio Communi

Fire Risk Management (Plus) Services - Protecting life and your business

Since 2006, the Regulatory Reform Order has required businesses to assess their risks from fire and become "self-compliant" with the law. Fire Services now undertake an enforcement and prosecution rol

Lashmars - HALF PRICE Tax Audit

Lashmars Tax Accountants are offering all BCTC members a HALF PRICE Tax Audit this Spring. With HMRC increasingly focused on ensuring UK businesses are paying their fair share to the UK’s tax coffers

Southern Despatch Couriers - 20% Discount on Your First Job with us

Hi It's taken us over 30 years to join the chamber, is that a record? We are Southern Despatch, the areas longest established courier company. Our special offer for Chamber members is a 20% discou

HR Dept - Free Review of any Existing Contracts of Employment and Handbooks

The effects of making a mistake with employment law and HR issues can be drastic, resulting in bad publicity, wasted time and possibly ending with an expensive employment tribunal. The HR Dept is he

Bournemouth based Town Planning Consultants Tanner

Bournemouth based Town Planning Consultants Tanner & Tilley have been awarded the Investors in People Award for another three years. This is the 3rd review of the original award 6 years ago. Th

ThreeBDesign - 20% Discount

Three B Design (Bespoke Interiors) are celebrating their third birthday and invite fellow Bournemouth Chamber Members to join their celebrations by taking advantage of a special 20% discount on thei

Fire Risk Assessment and Arson Prevention Services - Free First Consultatation

  Owner fined £210,000 in 2012's landmark fire safety trial – could this be you? "London hotel owner paid the price for ignoring fire safety laws with £210,000 fines.” The Regulatory Reform (

Led-zip lighting is a Bournemouth based LED expert

Led-zip lighting is a Bournemouth based LED expert that guarantees to save you money on your existing lighting bill. An area using 50 halogen downlights on for 15 hours a day will be costing around

Richmond Home Improvement Co

Richmond Home Improvement Co are offering members a FREE upgrade to an “A” rated glazing and security Shootbolt locking, from our standard “C” rated, with our standard espagniolette l

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