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This Girl Can booms in Bournemouth

April 15, 2015

It’s a simple stroke of genius. Get a few ordinary women in assorted shapes and sizes, film them getting active, add an earworm from Missy Elliott, get millions more people involved through social media – and you’ve got a campaign message that few can ignore. Get Ur Freak On In painting an honest picture of […]

900 women pay tribute to service personnel and families

April 14, 2015

More than 900 women from all over Britain are coming together for The Royal British Legion Women’s Section’s 94th Annual Conference from 15 -16 April 2015 to be held at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC). Members of this military charity meet once a year to hear inspiring speakers, review the organisation’s work and use the opportunity […]

Care Show back in Bournemouth

March 23, 2015

The Care Show is the UK’s largest and busiest care home event, taking place at Bournemouth International Centre on 25-26 March 2015. It plays a vital role in bringing industry professionals together twice a year to discuss and debate key issues and explore the opportunities for providing and managing quality care for a rapidly ageing […]

People are getting more active in North Bournemouth

March 13, 2015

Since BH Live began operating Pelhams Park Leisure Centre on behalf of Bournemouth Borough Council, the trust has injected circa £400,000 into the facilities to get more local people active. With Bournemouth boasting one of the most active communities in the UK according to a recent UK Active Report, the trust’s investment is delivering results. […]

World Kidney Day gets off to an early start at Bournemouth International Centre

March 12, 2015

More than 45 delegates attending the British and Dutch Transplantation Societies’ Congress at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) were up bright and early today for a Kidney Research UK fun run to mark World Kidney Day on Thursday 12 March 2015. The runners met at the BIC at 6.30am and picked up their T-shirt and snazzy […]

Littledown Centre expands to get Bournemouth more active

March 12, 2015

Littledown Centre, one of the UK’s busiest health and leisure centres, is entering an exciting phase as part of a £1.7 million improvement programme funded by Bournemouth Borough Council and operator BH Live. Key building milestones have been completed and customers are already enjoying improvements to changing facilities. A large multi-purpose fitness studio has been […]

Foodie heaven comes to Bournemouth with celebrity twist to delight hospitality buyers

March 11, 2015

Now in its 59th year, the Hotel & Catering Show (H&CS) comes to Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) with plenty on the menu to interest the South’s booming hospitality industry. A regular event at the BIC, the two-day show on 17-18 March 2015 features a chef masterclass, hospitality talks, food market, mixology demos and more than […]

British and Dutch medical societies team up for major congress on organ transplantation

March 6, 2015

The British Transplantation Society (BTS) is teaming up with its Dutch counterpart, Nederlandse Transplantatie Vereniging (NTV), for a joint annual congress at Bournemouth International Centre, 11-13 March 2015. The event features a programme full of topical issues and contributions from leading international authorities in their fields. Every opportunity will be taken to explore similarities and […]

Overnight Channel Relay at Littledown Centre

March 6, 2015

An overnight ‘Channel’ relay swim will be taking place at Littledown Centre on Saturday 9 May 2015. Nearly 100 volunteers, many with triathlon or ironman experience, will either ‘swim the Channel’ in relay (21 miles), or do an ‘Isle of Wight’ relay (11 miles). Those less able to swim will complete a traditional sponsored swim. […]

Bournemouth International Centre among UK best

March 4, 2015

Bournemouth International Centre is among the UK’s strongest business-to-business brands in the latest Superbrands® research. The Centre for Brand Analysis (TCBA) questioned 2,000 UK business professionals and the independent and voluntary Business Superbrands Council. More than 1,200 brands were assessed on three key criteria: quality, reliability and distinction. “We are very proud to see Bournemouth […]

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