Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Business

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Bournemouth Echo: 'Vibrant': Bournemouth's coast from the air. Picture taken with the assistance of Airways Aviation.

6:32am Friday 27th March 2015

THE body promoting Bournemouth’s coastal suburbs has a new boss.

Record number of businesses set up in Dorset, figures reveal

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Town Centre and BIC

6:32am Thursday 26th March 2015

A RECORD number of businesses were set up in Dorset last year, new figures reveal.

The end of Top Gear? Jeremy Clarkson's contract won't be renewed, BBC confirms

Bournemouth Echo: Why does Jeremy Clarkson think 'whales' are to blame for his BBC suspension?

2:09pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

The BBC will not be renewing Jeremy Clarkson's contract, it has announced.

Castlepoint boss is new president of Bournemouth Chamber

Bournemouth Echo: Mandy Payne hands over the presidency of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce to Peter Matthews, general manager at Castlepoint

6:32am Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE general manager of Castlepoint has taken over the presidency of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

Real ale, no lager and a ban on smartphones: meet the people looking to revive the British pub

Bournemouth Echo: Staff at Brewhouse and Kitchen in Poole. Left to right: Thomas Wilkinson, Katie Adamson and Kiall Wheatley

6:32am Tuesday 24th March 2015

IT sometimes seems as though time has almost been called on the British pub, judging by the massive number of closures of recent years.

Slow broadband strangles business

Bournemouth Echo: Ian Girling, Dorset Chamber of Commerce.23/05/14 (20765653)

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

LAST week saw the last budget before the general election in May.

Growth plans shared at breakfast events

Bournemouth Echo: Pic from Business breakfast event held at Christchurch Harbour Hotel. Pictured left to right: Andrew Murray from Manchester Airports Group, Cllr Claire Bath, Cllr Ray Nottage, Dugald Lockhart from Superfast Dorset an

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

MORE than 100 business people attended events to hear about plans for economic growth in Christchurch and East Dorset.

Number 10 and Buckingham Palace invitations for digital expert Matt Desmier

Bournemouth Echo: Digital economy expert Matt Desmier, organiser of the Silicon Beach conference in Bournemouth

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A LEADING figure from Dorset’s digital economy has been invited to Downing Street and Buckingham Palace to help mentor the next generation of talent.

'Devil will be in the detail': Business still digesting Budget

Bournemouth Echo: Chancellor George Osborne delivers his Budget statement to the House of Commons.

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

BUSINESSES are still digesting the raft of announcements in George Osborne’s pre-election Budget.

Barnaby's the 'optical boutique' celebrates new branch

Bournemouth Echo: Pic from  David Barnaby cuts the ribbon to open the new branch of Barnabys Opticians in The Arcade, Bournemouth (21224143)

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

AN ‘OPTICAL boutique’ in Bournemouth has celebrated its 40th anniversary and a move to new premises.

Fresh new look for car showroom

Bournemouth Echo: The interior of the refurbished Westover Hyndai showroom

10:02am Tuesday 24th March 2015

TWO-and-a-half years after first opening its doors in Dorset, Westover Hyundai has a new look.

Electrical store with a touch of theatre wins two top awards

Bournemouth Echo: Ian Griffiths, managing director of Purewell Electrical, with the two trophies the business won at the Innovative Electrical Retailing awards

10:02am Tuesday 24th March 2015

THE bold decision to spend £2.1m on a new superstore has helped earn Christchurch business Purewell Electrical two major awards in its 60th anniversary year.

Venus Awards set to launch

Bournemouth Echo: The finalists in the 2014 Venus Awards Dorset

10:02am Tuesday 24th March 2015

THE Venus Awards Dorset, recognising women in business, are to be launched at the end of the month.

Drewsons overhauls body repair shop

Bournemouth Echo: Roger Tubbs, owner of Malvern Body Repairs, with Gillian Drewitt, managing director of the Drewitt Group, in one of the refurbished units

12:02am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A BODY repair shop has had a major overhaul at the hands of one of the area’s longest-established building specialists.

Echo man Cliff joins team at Deep South Media

Bournemouth Echo: Cliff Moore (front, seated), the latest professionally qualified journalist to join Deep South Media with members of the DSM team including joint managing directors Andrew Diprose (left) and Ron Wain (fourth right).

12:02am Tuesday 24th March 2015

EXPANDING communications agency Deep South Media (DSM) has announced a new appointment.

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