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Lookers Audi opens huge new centre in Hampshire in show of confidence

Lookers has cut the ribbon on a new 63,600 sq ft Audi retail site in Farnborough, Hampshire, as part of its investment in the prestige brand. The brand-new dealership sees the closure of Camberley Audi, with all 120 staff transferring to the new site at Templer Avenue, Farnborough.

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Portland Port welcomes a third Princess

Portland Port has welcomed its third Princess this season - this time the Princess Cruises vessel 'The Pacific Princess', and this is not just any call but the third inaugural call from this cruise line this year.

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Simon Newport

September sees Yellow Buses provide more student links

Yellow Buses is working in partnership with schools across the region to introduce new transport links for students from September. The bus company's route 6 is to be extended from Merley and Wimborne to Queen Elizabeth's School in the morning and afternoon. The daily cost is £3.70, or £16 per week, with the return trip starting from the school in the afternoon.

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Five best used cars for students according to the Westover Group

As September approaches, students will be preparing to return to university, travelling to various towns and cities across the UK, often with truckloads of stuff. For students and parents, looking to purchase a car ahead of the next academic year, the Westover Group, part of the UK's largest network of motor dealerships, has recommended its top five best used cars for students.

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Yellow Buses’ driver Marks Norbrega who is competing in the national finals of the Bus Driver of the Year contest with colleague Stuart White.

Pride of Yellow Buses to compete in national competition

Two skilled drivers from Yellow Buses will be carrying the hopes of the company when they take part in a national competition this weekend (31/8). Marks Nobrega and Stuart White came first and second respectively in the local heats of the Bus Driver of the Year contest, held at the Yellows' depot in Yeomans Way, Bournemouth earlier this year.

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Dorset Chamber chief executive Ian Girling

Dorset Chamber calls for infrastructure action

Businesses are becoming increasingly concerned by failing infrastructure, according to Dorset's voice of business. Dorset Chamber has called for action amid the ongoing closure of Poole's Twin Sails Bridge and the Sandbanks ferry. Both are currently out of action at one of the peak times of the year.

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Some of InstaVolt’s rapid electric car chargers

Summer getaway route gets rapid chargers

Electric car drivers heading to the south west on their summer holidays have had a boost. One of the UK's leaders in rapid charge, InstaVolt, has installed two rapid chargers at Starbucks on the A31 Dorchester Road at Corfe Mullen. With the location being a key part of the route to the south west, InstaVolt says it's expecting the chargers to act as a vital lifeline for holidaymakers driving electric cars.

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AA reminds business drivers to think ahead when heading abroad

AA reminds business drivers to think ahead when heading abroad

With almost five million UK drivers heading abroad each summer, many of those in leased vehicles, the AA's business services team is reminding fleet managers, finance providers and rental companies to update the checklists they share with drivers intending to take their cars across the Channel. Britain may still - for now - be part of the European Union, but there are still plenty of little-known rules which could catch drivers out.

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FTi Berlin made its inaugural call to Portland Port on Friday 26th July 2019.

Inaugural call of FTI Berlin and quick return of Saga Spirit of Discovery

FTI Berlin made its inaugural call to Portland Port on Friday 26th July 2019.

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(l-r) David Hedgeman of Brownsea island Ferries, David Squire from Yellow Buses and Paula Payne from the ferry company

All aboard the bus-boat and weigh anchor!

Yellow Buses' open top service now includes the option to go via the sea - to Brownsea Island. The company has joined forces with the yellow-branded family-owned Brownsea Island Ferries based at Sandbanks.

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left to right: Mark Hodgson, Managing Director of Co-Cars, Mayor of the Council, Cllr John Walsh, Benji Goehl, Operations Director of Co-Cars, Leader of the Council, Cllr Jeremy Nettle, Helen Scholes, Marketing Manager of Co-Cars

Peddle power comes to Salisbury with Co-Bikes

Salisbury City Council are delighted to announce that E-Bikes are coming to Salisbury, with docking stations planned for Salisbury Station and across the City.

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Simon Newport, David Squire and Phil Pannell – owners of Yellow Buses

Yellow Buses go National

Five brand new top-of-the-range coaches have rolled into the Yellow Buses' depot in Bournemouth ready to serve the south coast-to-London routes. The 55 seat coaches represent a £1.7m investment and have joined the fleet that the Yellows operate on behalf of National Express.

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