Bournemouth Hustle, what’s it all about?

Why shouldn't we shout about what's awesome in Bournemouth?! Every part of Bournemouth makes me smile, and it's unique independents are a huge part of what makes this place original! Without these beautiful indie businesses, our towns would all be the same with no personality, character or individuality, and Bournemouth wouldn’t be as vibrant and …

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Spotlight Indie Feature ‘Abode’ Design, Bournemouth

Tell us about your business and how it all started: Abode is a design, architecture and home company that has been set up by couple Hannah and Alex Austin. Alex is an architect with 15+ years experience and Hannah has previously worked with development companies in planning and has recently completed training in interior design …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘Rubyz Bags’ Bournemouth

Tell us your story: I have always had a passion for design and being creative, I studied Art & Design for 3 years specialising in Animation… hence where the business idea came from.  I started the business in 2010 when I created a bag personalised for my daughter to use as her swimming bag and people started …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘Making Mumpreneurs’, Bournemouth

Tell us about your business and how it all started: Making Mumpreneurs is an online community which supports and empowers mums building businesses around family live. I was actually living in Abu Dhabi when I launched it and my aim was to reach mums across the globe right from the start. What best describes your …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘Lashes By Leanne’, Bournemouth

Tell us about your business and how it all started: I’m a Nouveau eyelash technician trained in semi-permanent eyelash extensions and LVL lift and tint. I also offer eyelash and eyebrow tints. I started my business because I love all things beauty and I believe everyone needs to be treated! What best describes your business/brand/service …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘All Steps First Dance’, Bournemouth

Tell us about All Step First Dance and how it all started:  It started 3.5 years ago. We provide dance teachers nationwide for wedding dance lessons, hen parties and children's parties. What best describes your business/brand/service in a few sentences?  Providing dance services whatever the occasion, wherever you are! Where are you based, what areas …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘A-Storage’, Bournemouth

Tell us about your business and how it all started: This business was born from another.  The need for a building company to store items then escalated into them renting space in their storage to others!  This grew and, voila!  A new business was born. What best describes your business/brand/service in a few sentences? We …

Spotlight Indie Feature ‘TandyKerry’ Photography – Bournemouth

What best describes your business/brand/service in a few sentences? Tandykerry specialises in all kinds of photography, mostly families, babies and lifestyle photography. I also run photography beach workshops in the summer on the beautiful beaches in Bournemouth and offer one to one (mum to mum) photography coaching on  “ How to take better photographs of …