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

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The body promoting Bournemouth’s coastal suburbs has a new boss. Stefan Krause is moving along the south coast from Plymouth to manage the Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID).  He recently led the Plymouth BID through a successful ‘renewal’ ballot, which saw 70 per cent of businesses vote in favour of extending the project for […]

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

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The general manager of Castlepoint has taken over the presidency of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Peter Matthews was inaugurated at the chamber’s 99th president’s dinner and AGM, which was also the chamber’s first as an incorporated company. More than 150 chamber members attended the event at the Connaught Hotel in Bournemouth. Mr Matthews, who has been […]

Tourism representatives are stepping up their campaign for the government to cut VAT for the industry.

Tourism representatives are stepping up their campaign for the government to cut VAT for the industry. They say research shows a VAT reduction would not only boost the domestic trade but help decrease the deficit. Nationally, the Cut Tourism VAT campaign is led by the Bourne Leisure Group, Poole-based attractions company Merlin Entertainments Group, the […]

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