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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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Bournemouth Renews Town Centre BID

Bournemouth Votes for the Future and Renews its Town Centre BID Businesses have voted overwhelmingly to renew the Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District for another five years generating investment of more than £3 million into the town centre Almost 700 businesses in the retail, leisure, office and public sectors were given the opportunity to…

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SUMMER LIVE – DEMO & PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY

7 July – 27 August 2017 Summer Live is coming back for another great summer of free music and art in Bournemouth, and Town Centre BID levy payers can book a hut for free. Last year was a huge success with Boots, Wagamama, Tealith, Mint Barbers, Walkabout and more local businesses getting involved. If you would…

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FOOD FESTIVAL – SAMPLING & PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY

16 – 25 June 2017 We would like to invite our levy payers to take part in the Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival and promote your business – all for free! The Town Centre BID is hiring a stall for all 10 days of the Food Festival which levy payers can come and use for…

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VOTE BEGINS

Vote Begins to Renew Bournemouth’s Two BIDs With the renewal vote now open, Bournemouth’s Town Centre and Coastal Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are urging businesses to vote ‘Yes’ before 1 June. Following five successful years, both the Town Centre and Coastal Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are up for renewal. Right now, they are asking eligible…

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LANSDOWNE MARKET PLANS REVEALED

Bournemouth businesses gathered at the Christopher Creeke Pub on 26th April as the Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District unveiled plans for a series of Lansdowne street markets The Bournemouth Town Centre BID has announced plans for a series of monthly street markets set to start in September at an event hosted by the BID…

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BID DROP IN EVENING – CHRISTOPHER CREEKE

Lansdowne Market and Street Fair plans revealed Wednesday 26 April, 6pm at Christopher Creeke, Holdenhurst Road If you would like to know more about our plans for a series of Lansdowne street markets, why not drop in to this informal event? You will be able to hear about how the plans are progressing and find…

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JAZZ BY THE SEA FESTIVAL

11-17 June Jazz by the Sea Festival (previously known as the Bournemouth Jazz Festival) returns with a fresh new look this year with events taking place at various venues and public areas across Bournemouth and Poole from Sunday 11th to Saturday 17th June. The festival begins with a Friends of the Festival event at Beales…

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BID DROP IN EVENING – SHARKEYS

Thursday 20 April, 6pm at Sharkey’s Pool Bar, Old Christchurch Road If you would like to know more about the BID and what it can do for your business, why not drop-in to this informal event? You will be able to meet members of the BID team and Sharkey’s owner Rod Cake, one of the…

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EASTER FAMILY FUN DAY

Monday 17 April, 11am – 5pm at the Triangle On Easter Monday, the Bournemouth Triangle is promising a vibrant, fun-filled day out for young children and families. The Easter Family Fun Day will be taking place on Monday 17 April between 11 am and 5 pm. Throughout the day, free events and interactive activities will be…

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2017-22 BUSINESS PLAN LAUNCHED

BIDs Launch Vote ‘YES’ Campaign Bournemouth’s Town Centre and Coastal Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have unveiled ambitious Business Plans for a further five years at a renewal launch event. Welcoming stakeholders, levy paying businesses and the Mayor of Bournemouth at Beales Department Store, Bournemouth, the Town Centre BID and Coastal BID have launched their 2017-2022…

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