Biz gallery: Hospitality heroes awarded at a circus-themed ceremony

Back for their third year running, the BH Area Hospitality Association's (BAHA) Recognition Awards took over the Cumberland Hotel to shine a light on hospitality's unsung... READ MORE »

Ageing like a fine wine, Bournemouth lunching club turns 75 with special anniversary meal

Bournemouth lunching club The Square Club celebrated its 75th birthday with a special anniversary lunch. Held at The Marsham Court Hotel - the club’s usual venue since... READ MORE »

Poole Business Improvement District gains British BIDs accreditation

The Poole Business Improvement District has gained accreditation from British BIDs. Of the three hundred BIDs across the UK, it is one of only 30 to have received the... READ MORE »

Bournemouth, Poole and Parkstone insurance broker plans community events to celebrate name change

To celebrate its new name, Howden Insurance (formerly A-Plan) is planning a series of community events in Bournemouth, Poole and Parkstone. Starting from the 2nd October... READ MORE »

MSP Capital’s beach volleyball tourney raises £15k as defending champions retain title

Bournemouth beach was the scene of a series of epic battles between teams from 22 companies and organisations as MSP Capital’s charity beach volleyball tournament... READ MORE »

Bournemouth lunch club is getting ready to celebrate its 75th Anniversary

The Square Club, a Bournemouth-based lunch club which has been running since 1948, is getting ready to celebrate its 75th anniversary. The group is planning to mark the... READ MORE »

Ethical brands rendezvous at Secret Garden in Boscombe for ‘beautiful’ outdoor networking event

ECOllective held their third ethical networking event last Friday – an ‘off-grid, powered-down’ gathering of businesses from across the BCP area. Hosted in Grounded... READ MORE »

A prince and a dragon visit Dorset as part of The Royal Foundation’s Homewards project

HRH Prince William and Dragon’s Den star and entrepreneur Steven Bartlett made the trip to Dorset as part of The Royal Foundation’s Homewards project. Homewards is a... READ MORE »

Bournemouth Chamber signs up new patron

The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce has added a new patron, press consultancy Deep South Media. Now in its 25th year, DSM offers a wide range of PR services... READ MORE »

“He was genuinely interested in everybody he met” Funeral director Peter Douch dies aged 76

Former Managing Director and Chairman of Douch Family Funeral Directors, Peter Douch, has passed away at the age of 76, a year after stepping down from the business. ... READ MORE »