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Partnership with the iBournemouth app

Press Release Issued: July 2018 Word Count: 339 Coastal BID partnership with iBournemouth to benefit Coastal Villages this summer To help develop the tourism offering of Bournemouth’s coastal areas this summer, Bournemouth Coastal BID has announced a partnership with the iBournemouth app. Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District has announced a partnership with the iBournemouth app…

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Adventuring in Westbourne with the Go Bo Coast Winners!

Earlier in the year, Bournemouth’s coastal businesses joined forces to provide a fun family-friendly Easter activity. Utilising our Go Bournemouth Coast App, we brought back the popular #LoveBournemouthBunnies competition with a new and exciting augmented reality twist. Hiding physical golden bunnies and unlockable virtual bunnies in the premises of participating businesses we created an exciting…

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Burglary Crime Prevention Advice

To reduce the chances of your business becoming a victim of a burglary, take some time to consider the below points about your property. Always remember, if your premises look insecure to you, they will look insecure to a burglar!  Download information here: Crime prevention advice for businesses…

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VACANCY COASTAL BID OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE

Join our team! We are currently looking for a Coastal BID Operations Executive to join our dynamic BID team. The successful applicant will act as the day-to-day lead for the delivery of our projects and marketing plans as agreed with the CBID Manager plus act as a point of contact in the office for our…

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Coastal BID GDPR Letter – WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU

Dear Colleague, WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU! Data protection regulations are changing, and we need you to let us know if you want to continue receiving all our communication. If you love receiving our updates, please respond on this letter to ensure you don’t miss out on all the latest inspiration from your Bournemouth…

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SIMPLE GUIDE TO DATA PROTECTION AND GDPR

The majority of the guide is basic common sense. Treat other peoples information the way that you would expect yours to be treated, so in other words, keep it secure, don’t share it without permission and only collect what you need for that specific purpose. So here goes: Only collect what you need – If…

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Return of Giant Easter Weekend brings hundreds of visitors to Boscombe

Hundreds of visitors flocked to Boscombe during the Easter Weekend as local businesses collaborated to host an array of themed events and activities Following last year’s success, local businesses in Boscombe united once again to entertain the public with a diversity of fun, free, and family-friendly activities over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. This included…

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Coastal BID Welcome’s back the popular BEAF Festival to Boscombe this spring!

Bournemouth Coastal BID is sponsoring the Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe, celebrating Boscombe’s creative and digital business community at the town’s largest ever independent Arts festival from 27th April – 7th May. The Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe is back for 2018 with a greater and more vibrant programme of arts and cultural activities. With additional funding…

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Hop, bound and bounce – Love Bournemouth Bunnies is back!

Are you ready to have some Easter fun? The biggest Easter hunt in Bournemouth is back! We need you to hop, bound and bounce across Bournemouth’s coastal areas in search of over 100 golden and virtual bunnies.  As a reward for finding those pesky rabbits, there’s up to £1000 in shopping vouchers to be won…

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It’s a bird! It’ a plane! It’s a Bunny!? Bournemouth’s Easter Campaign Launches

Flying into action the Bournemouth business community has launched the Love Bournemouth Bunnies 2018 competition, with a new augmented reality twist. A herd of ‘giant bunnies’ have flown from Bournemouth Pier and across the sky to mark the launch of ‘Love Bournemouth Bunnies’, a special Easter campaign which is uniting Bournemouth’s coastal businesses. Following the…

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Coastal BID Business Pack – Easter 2018!

Love Bournemouth Bunnies 2018! When: 15th March – 9th April 2018 Last year’s hugely successful Love Bournemouth Bunnies Easter competition is returning with a new augmented reality twist on the Go Bournemouth Coast App (GoBoCoast)! What’s New? Providing a fun and interactive activity, your participating business will: Display a physical golden bunny for the full…

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Love Bournemouth Bunnies is back for 2018!

Following the success of last years campaign, over 100 Bournemouth businesses are uniting to bring back the Love Bournemouth Bunnies competition, with a new augmented reality twist. Following the success of last years campaign, over 100 Bournemouth businesses are uniting to bring back the Love Bournemouth Bunnies competition, with a new augmented reality twist. The…

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Celebrating mum’s on the Coast

  Mothers are real-life superheroes. Really now, they are! Have you ever seen a regular person who doesn’t need much sleep, is always prepared come rain or shine, has unlimited love to spread and always wants the best for you? This year if you’re struggling to find that special gift, we’ve got it sorted! Here,…

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Have a Culinary adventure in Bournemouth…with your Pooch

Want to know where the best dog-friendly breakfast, lunch and dinner spots are?  Bournemouth’s coast has a wide range of eateries where you can take your canine along with you. Have a look at our recommendations, relax, sit back, and plan your next foodie adventure with your pooch. Boscombe                  Start off your day at Cafe…

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THE 2018 BAPTA FINALISTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH BERENDSEN ARE REVEALED

The 2018 BAPTA finalists have now been revealed. This year has seen more entries and nominations than ever with businesses from Burley, Highcliffe, Swanage, Wareham, Wimborne and Verwood all entering for the first time and with over 7,000 votes across the four public vote categories. Said Andy Woodland, Chairman of Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Management…

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Come on a dog-loving holiday in Bournemouth!

Love your pooch too much and don’t want to leave it home during your holiday? You don’t need to if you’re coming to Bournemouth! Bournemouth has a fantastic range of dog-friendly hotels across its coastal districts. So, if you’re planning a holiday this year, make sure you pack your dog’s bags as well! When planning…

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“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” Blog

As 2018 is the Chinese Zodiac’s ‘Year of the Dog’, we thought it only appropriate to praise man’s best friend and the local businesses that welcome them with our innovative ‘Go Bournemouth Coast’ augmented reality app. Needless to say, there are many views regarding dog-friendly businesses. Some people love to be surrounded by fluffy companions…

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“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?”

“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” This year we are celebrating the Chinese New Year on Bournemouth’s Coast with our innovative ‘Go Bournemouth Coast’ augmented reality app. As 2018 is the Chinese Zodiac’s ‘Year of the Dog’, it’s the perfect time to praise man’s best friend in our trading…

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Walk, Woof and Wag” dog walk

Help us Celebrate The Chinese New Year of the Dog on our “Walk, Woof and Wag”. This free circular dog walk is open to anyone with a well behaved dog and aims to raise money for the PDSA.  No fee, but donations gratefully received on the day. Date: Saturday 10th February Meet  for an 11am start from…

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Coastal BID 2018 campaign – Year of the Dog

Coastal BID 2018 campaign 2018 has now arrived and it’s time to celebrate the Year of the Dog! To kick the year off, we want to celebrate this event and embrace dog-friendly businesses! What’s Happening? For one month from mid January to mid February, we want to promote your business in an exciting way. Our…

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Last chance to enter the 2018 BAPTAs!

The 2018 Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Awards (BAPTAs) celebrate the achievements of tourism businesses and individuals from across the BH postcode region. The awards have seen year on year growth and have become the most successful awards across the South and a must in the business event calendar and this year’s event is set to…

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Events 2018

CHINESE NEW YEAR – YEAR OF THE DOG Boscombe – Fun Dog Day Sat 10 Feb 2018 The coastal year starts by adapting the renowned Chinese New Year Celebrations – it’s ‘Year of the Dog 2018’. Watch out for Boscombe’s Fun Dog Show (tbc) – and if your business is dog friendly, let us know…

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Oceana Hotels get creative and sponsor the BAPTAs

For 2018, the Oceana Hotels are backing the BAPTAs by sponsoring the ‘Creative Concept of the Year Award’, having won an award back in 2016 and gaining finalist status in 2017 themselves! Oceana Hotels & Leisure provides accommodation for the inspired traveller, and unique events and leisure for local neighbourhoods in the greater Bournemouth &…

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Bournemouth’s festive augmented reality app launched

In the countdown to Christmas, Bournemouth’s coastal businesses have launched the exciting ‘Express your Inner Elfie’ Interactive Christmas Campaign. Until the 6th January 2018, the state of the art ‘Go Bournemouth Coast’ augmented reality app will bring twelve virtual elves to local businesses on the coast. Shoppers will need to take ‘elfie’s’ (or selfies) using the…

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Express Your Inner Elfie this Christmas! – Briefing Document for businesses

Express Your Inner Elfie this Christmas!  Augmented Reality Christmas Campaign In the lead up to Christmas, we are pleased to be launching the exciting ‘Express your Inner Elfie’ Interactive Christmas Campaign. From the 17th November 2017 right up until the 6th January 2018, our new Augmented Reality App, ‘Go Bournemouth Coast’ will attract people to…

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Love Bournemouth Bunnies Recognized in Public Relations Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we are finalists in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Pride Awards for South England and the Channel Islands, Low Budget Campaign of the Year in recognition of our Easter campaign, #LoveBournemouthBunnies. Created in partnership with one of the South’s leading public relations firms, Darren Northeast PR, #LoveBournemouthBunnies…

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Bournemouth’s New Innovative Festive App Showcased At World Travel Market

An innovative new augmented reality app coming exclusively to the Bournemouth Coast this Christmas, has been showcased at the World Travel Market London Specialists in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) content production, Diverse Interactive showcased the brand-new app, funded by Bournemouth Coastal BID, at the World Travel Market London on 8th November. The…

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AGM Dinner Menu 2017

Pick two dishes from the following 3 choices. (starter or main , or main and dessert)   Starters A –  Jamon De Teruel B – Alsace Bacon potato Salad C – Hay baked vegetables goats cheese curd D- Smoked Haddock Croquettas     Main Dish 1 – Fillet of Hake or Stone Bass 2 –…

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Westbourne Town Crier Position

Westbourne Town Crier Can you command a crowd and out shout the wind? Do you like dressing-up? Then you might be the person we’re looking for! The coastal village of Westbourne are seeking to recruit a Town Crier. This is an unpaid position and you will be expected to attend pre-arranged events. A Town Crier…

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Be a part of the Coastal BID Christmas Campaign!

Christmas in the Coastal Villages  We’re looking for 100 businesses to take part in our Christmas Campaign, running from 17th November right up until Christmas! As a participating business, you will receive great content coverage on social media, through PR, leaflets, website and more! There will be unique sponsorship opportunities available too. Throughout the coastal district, all of…

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Opening up England’s coast to win international visitors!

An exciting new tool to attract a greater number of international visitors to the English coast has been awarded funding by VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund. The National Coastal Tourism Academy (NCTA) is thrilled to be able to develop new product on England’s Coast for international visitors, building on its successful pilot project, the Coastal Pass, which…

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Bournemouth nominated for 2017 British Travel Award

Bournemouth has been nominated for ‘Best UK Seaside Town’ in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs). The winners will be determined by the consumer, who has until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 29 November 2017. Bournemouth is…

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Bournemouth Tourism releases first of new promotional films

With the Summer Holidays about to take flight, Bournemouth Tourism releases the first of several new promotional films to form part of the ‘B Here’ campaign for 2017. In partnership with Transmission Productions, shot across 12 locations, across four days using a wide variety of different filming techniques, each film looks at how Bournemouth has…

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It’s official the BAPTAs have arrived!

Roll over the BAFTAs, you’ve heard it here first, the BAPTAs have arrived!  Let us walk you down the red carpet and introduce you to the latest award ceremony to reach the South of England, the BAPTAs! Organisers can now officially announce and reveal that the 12th local tourism awards will be known as the BAPTAs, yes, that’s correct – The Bournemouth and…

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BID’s Gather In Bournemouth for the ATCM Annual Conference

BID’s Gather In Bournemouth for the ATCM Annual Conference The Bournemouth Coastal BID has recently welcomed BID businesses from around the UK at the Annual Association of Town and City Management Annual Conference.  The ATCM, a national organisation, focusing on the creation, development, and management of vibrant and viable town and city centres around the…

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Leading skin care brand sk:n unveils new clinic along the South Coast

On the 27th June national aesthetics group, sk:n held a VIP open day and unveiled their brand new premises situated on Christchurch Road, Bournemouth. sk:n completed a refurbishment and the clinic now boasts state-of-the-art treatment rooms and additional top-spec equipment. The team at sk:n Bournemouth greeted guests on arrival and introduced them to the renowned…

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Bournemouth to hold ATCM Annual Conference & Summer School 2017

ATCM Annual Conference & Summer School 2017 This years annual conference will take place in Bournemouth on 29 and 30 June. We hope to see as many of you as possible for the event which includes our annual awards. The event will commence with study tours (starting at 2pm) to Boscombe, Westbourne, Lower Gardens (technology)…

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#GE2017 – What do the Manifestos Say About Town Centres

Which party will end business rates and replace it with a system based on turnover? Who will reform Corporation Tax to end large scale tax evasion? Who is pledging to end homelessness in the UK? And who has pledge to cut tourism VAT? Association of Town and Cities Management (ATCM), London, just published the policies…

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FREE HR Training for Businesses – 14th June

Free HR Session for Businesses from Peninsula & Coastal BID Two leading organisations, Peninsula and Bournemouth Coastal BID have teamed up to bring you an exciting event. You have been personally selected to attend this invitation-only event which will provide invaluable advice on preparing your business for changes taking place in 2017. Peninsula has unrivaled…

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Coastal BID Gains the YES Vote!

Coastal Businesses renew their BID for Five More Years & £6M investment.   Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) has been voted through by coastal businesses and will now utilise a total budget of £6,526,400 to realise their 2017-2022 Business Plans. Celebrating their successful renewal ballot, the Bournemouth Coastal BID has been given a seal…

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The new European personal data regulations come into force in 2018

The new European personal data regulations come into force in 2018 – You need to start preparing now. In May next year, the Data Protection Act (DPA) will be replaced by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a framework with greater scope and much tougher punishments for those who fail to comply with new…

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#YESCoastalBID – Support the Coastal BID on social media

As an ambassador and supporter of the Coastal BID, we would like to ask for your support in raising awareness of the renewal ballot over social media and help us gain those crucial ‘yes’ votes. When you have received your ballot paper, we ask that you take a photo of yourself with the ballot and…

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Your “YES” vote can make £6.5M worth of difference…

Following five successful years, Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) is up for renewal. Securing a ‘yes’ vote will mean another £6.5 million of investment into Bournemouth’s coastal areas so the BID can continue to enhance Bournemouth as a vibrant, attractive, eventful, connected, safe, and successful environment in which to do business. The voting period…

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The Coastal BID Sets Sights on Seafront Businesses

Bournemouth’s Coastal BID has laid down plans to support the growth of businesses on the Seafront. Utilising beautiful award winning beaches, they plan to attract new signature events, especially between October and March to grow the number of off-season visitors. Raising awareness for the special character of the Seafront, they plan to attract more residents…

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Coastal BID to Create New Opportunities for Southbourne Businesses

The Bournemouth Coastal BID is planning regular enhancement programmes to attract more visitors to Southbourne. They plan to maximise the town’s character, promoting its artisan and independent businesses. Initiatives aim to improve Southbourne’s parking offer and links with local transport. Building on the success of events, such as Shake & Stir, they want to put…

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Coastal BID Boscombe businesses to invest more into their community

Utilising a £1,790,000 spend, The Coastal BID business community have revealed their 2017-2022 investment plans for Boscombe. These include developing Boscombe’s offer as a shopping experience by enhancing Bournemouth’s only regular fresh food market, held Thursdays and Saturdays in Boscombe. Following the 2016 Boscombe Summer Games, which generated the highest footfall in the Sovereign Centre…

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Coastal BID Offers Boost to Local Food and Drink Sector

Between 2017-2022 the Coastal BID is planning to enhance Bournemouth’s Food and Drink sector. A pivotal part of the visitor experience in Bournemouth, for both locals and tourists, they have set aside a £1,100,000 investment budget to support coastal food and drink businesses. Having nurtured wide-scale investment in new facilities across the town, the Coastal…

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