Bournemouths best, awarded at Tourism awards

5 December 2011 No Comments

The best Bournemouth tourism traders were awarded for their efforts in the 2011 Bournemouth Tourism Awards. Continue Reading

Lean, mean, fitness machine

2 December 2011 No Comments

Tins of chocolates, mince pies and any excuse for a mulled wine or two, are inevitable signs of a fast-approaching Christmas. Come the New Year, gym memberships will spike and our guilt will go into overtime at all the eating we did do and all the exercise we didn’t. Continue Reading

10-year wait to rent Poole beach huts could come to end

1 December 2011 1 Comment
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Borough of Poole is calling for residents views on how beach huts are rented out. Continue Reading

Secret Wars: The grand final comes to Bournemouth

30 November 2011 No Comments
Secret Wars: The grand final comes to Bournemouth

On 17th December, finalists Robin Clark and Luke Trimmings will battle it out in the grand final of Secret Wars, the international art tour that’s been taking the south coast by storm. Continue Reading

Twin Sails Bridge inspires creative history project

24 November 2011 No Comments
Twin Sails Bridge inspires creative history project

Poole Lighthouse has launched a new creative project inspired by the Twin Sails Bridge in Poole, due to open in March next year. Continue Reading

“I’m fighting for a Michelin star not just for me, but for Bournemouth”

23 November 2011 No Comments

In just six years, Andy Hilton, 28, has worked his way up the culinary ladder to find himself as the newly appointed head chef at the Green Room Restaurant, at Bournemouth’s award-winning Green House Hotel. Andy talks about his new life at Bournemouth’s greenest hotel, and his ambition to score the place a Michelin Star. Continue Reading

Funky Little Choir: Don’t Stop Believing

16 November 2011 No Comments
Funky Little Choir: Don’t Stop Believing

For more than five years, The Funky Little Choir have been making quite a name for themselves as a modern interpretation of the traditional choral choir. Continue Reading

The Green House Hotel Certified Gold by Green Tourism

15 November 2011 No Comments
The Green House Hotel

The Green House Hotel has been awarded the highest gold level by a leading green business scheme. Continue Reading

Diamond Vintage Ball announces glamorous entertainment

10 November 2011 1 Comment

The years glitziest vintage event in Bournemouth has announced glamourous music line up. Continue Reading

MPs petition against Bournemouth traveller sites

10 November 2011 2 Comments
MP's petition against Bournemouth traveller sites

Bournemouth MP, Tobias Ellwood, has launched a petition against proposed traveller sites in Bournemouth. Continue Reading


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