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Promote Your Business for Free to Groups

The Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland are holding their event at the BIC 19-22 March 2018, which will bring 2,000 ladies to Bournemouth, most arriving on the evening of Sunday 18 March. The President and Club Secretary have asked if Bournemouth can provide any shop or restaurant discounts for their…

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Christmas 2017 – Business Survey

Happy New Year to all our town centre businesses! We would love to know how your business got on over Christmas, and would really appreciate it if you would take 5 minutes to fill in this short survey. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LevySurvey2017 We understand that many of you are not allowed to disclose sales data, so we have…

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Promote Your Business for FREE to Carers

Make Bournemouth town centre a “carer friendly” shopping destination by advertising for free to the 7,000 plus unpaid carers registered with Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole Councils. All you need to do is to offer a small discount from your business.  Businesses are supplied with a window sticker once they have joined and the details of…

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AGM – Save the Date

17 January 2018, 7-8pm, Bournemouth University International College The Town Centre BID Annual General meeting (AGM) will take place on Wednesday 17 January – please put the date into your diaries! This is your chance to meet our new Chief Operating Officer, Paul Kinvig, mingle with the board, get updated with the work the BID…

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Town Centre BID support the BAPTAs for the 3rd year

Bournemouth Town Centre BID support the BAPTAs for the 3rd year Bournemouth Town Centre BID are supporting the BAPTAs – Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Awards for the 3rd year running, previously known as the Bournemouth Tourism Awards, and will be sponsoring the Family Eating Experience Award for the 2nd consecutive year. The Family Eating Experience…

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New Chief Operating Officer for Town Centre BID

New Chief Operating Officer for Bournemouth Town Centre BID We are delighted to introduce the new Chief Operating Officer for Bournemouth Town Centre BID, Paul Kinvig. Paul’s career has seen him operate at director level in regional press, economic development and business consultancy working with local, regional, national & international companies. He is an in…

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Proposed PSPO for Bournemouth Town Centre

We recently asked for your views on busking in Bournemouth town centre, due to the amount of complaints  received over the summer. Thank you to the many of you that took the time to give your views. The results were fed back to Bournemouth Council, who are now considering whether to implement a Public Space…

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Make Change Count Campaign

Bournemouth Council have launched a new campaign around the issue of rough sleepers, encouraging people to notify the specialist team if they have concerns about a rough sleeper, and to donate rather than giving the person money direct. You can download a copy of the poster here. Please feel free to share this information with the…

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FSB Small Business Awards 2018

Entries are now open for the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2018! The FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) Awards showcase the best small businesses from across the UK, offering national recognition for the winners. With 12 categories to enter, including 5 new ones for 2018, there is a category to suit every type of smaller business…

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CHRISTMAS IN BOURNEMOUTH

Christmas is approaching fast, and we want you, our levy payers, to be fully aware of what will be going on in the town centre over the festive period, including a free parking offer, late night shopping dates, and a selection of festive attractions.  Look out for our Town Centre Rangers, who will be offering…

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SANTA’S GROTTO MARKETING OPPORTUNITY

OPPORTUNITY TO MARKET YOUR BUSINESS AT NEW SANTA’S GROTTO This year the new Bournemouth Christmas Market is building a wonderful interactive Santa’s Grotto in the town centre to give children the opportunity to meet Santa and his elves, receive a present and photo. The Grotto will open from 24th November until 24th December with a…

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BOURNEMOUTH & POOLE TOURISM AWARDS (BAPTAs)

Entries are now open for the Bournemouth & Poole Tourism Awards, or the BAPTAs for short (previously the Bournemouth Tourism Awards). Entering is a fabulous way to raise the profile of your business, reward your team and showcase yourself in front of other local businesses. Any person, business or establishment working in the BH postcode…

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Busking Issues in the Town Centre

We need your feedback. We have received many complaints from businesses over the summer months concerning the deteriorating quality and volume of street buskers within the BID area. Bournemouth Council is considering options on a number of issues in the town centre including busking and a formal consultation will take place in due course.  Possible…

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UPDATE YOUR LISTING ON ‘MAKE IT BOURNEMOUTH’ WEBSITE

We are in the process of updating our public facing website www.makeitbournemouth.co.uk to include details all the new levy payers who have joined us recently. However, we have also listened to your feedback about the current website, and lots of you have told us that you’d like the opportunity to put more details on there,…

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FREE HR SEMINAR

Monday 25 September 2017 Those of you who attended one of our free HR seminars run by Peninsula in previous years will know how useful they are to businesses, and just how much information they pack into a short space of time. Peninsula is running another HR seminar in the local area on Monday 25…

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ROUGH SLEEPING, BEGGING & ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

Bournemouth Council has produced a leaflet for businesses with useful information about rough sleepers, beggars and what to do if you have concerns. This leaflet can also be passed on to the public if they come to you for advice. It contains advice on how to contact local outreach workers if you have concerns about…

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iBOURNEMOUTH APP

The iBournemouth app, developed in partnership between Business Events Bournemouth and the Town Centre BID, is now available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. It was designed to target the 118,000 business delegates who visit Bournemouth each year, to improve their experience and help make them aware of everything the town has…

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Recruitment for New BID Manager

The Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District is looking for a new boss. BID Manager Steve Hughes, who led the BID to a successful ballot renewal and a new five year term earlier this month, is leaving to become Chief Executive of another BID, the Plymouth City Centre Company. Steve, who joined the Bournemouth Town…

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OFFICE SECTOR – OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN OUR BOARD

From 1 July, thanks to your votes, the office sector will become part of the Bournemouth Town Centre BID. As per our business plan, we have allocated 2 spaces on our board for representatives from the office sector, and would now like to invite applications from interested candidates. The role is voluntary and the board…

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STUDENT SHOPPING LOCK-IN

BOURNEMOUTH TOWN CENTRE STUDENT SHOPPING LOCK-IN Tue 19 September 2017, 5-8pm The Students Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU), backed by the Town Centre BID, are going to promote a student shopping night in Bournemouth town centre on Tuesday 19 September 5-8pm to over 5,000 new students who have just moved into Lansdowne halls of residence…

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