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Christchurch restaurant scoops tourism excellence award


7 December 2011 No Comments
Christchurch restaurant scoops tourism excellence award

Christchurch restaurant, The Jetty, has won the Taste of South West Award category for the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2011-2012. Continue Reading

Council prepare for repeat of last years heavy snowfall


6 December 2011 No Comments
Council prepares for cold winter

In 2010, heavy snowfall took Bournemouth by surprise causing some local services to grind to a halt in the coldest British winter for 100 years. A year later and Bournemouth Council is preparing for any possible repeat. Continue Reading

Rhod Gilbert: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo, at Poole Lighthouse


6 December 2011 No Comments
Rhod Gilbert: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo, at Poole Lighthouse

Time Out called him “one of the best comedians anywhere in the world”, multi award-winning Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert is back at Poole Lighthouse. Continue Reading

Bournemouths best, awarded at Tourism awards


5 December 2011 No Comments
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The best Bournemouth tourism traders were awarded for their efforts in the 2011 Bournemouth Tourism Awards. Continue Reading

Diamond Vintage Ball a glamorous success


5 December 2011 No Comments
Diamond Vintage Ball Bournemouth Royal Bath Hotel

Glitz and 1940s glamour came to Bournemouth on Friday, as the Diamond Vintage Ball drew in a generous and fashionable guest list. Continue Reading

Lean, mean, fitness machine


2 December 2011 No Comments
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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

Underwater radio presenter smashes world record


2 December 2011 No Comments
Wave 105 presenter Simon Clarke during longest underwater live radio broadcast

The south’s biggest radio station, Wave 105, has officially made the history books. Guinness World Records™ has confirmed that presenter Simon Clarke’s attempt to carry out the longest underwater live radio broadcast broke a world record. 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

Santa in Christchurch gathers thousands


1 December 2011 No Comments
Crowd in front of Mayor's Parlour for switch-on

Families turned out in their thousands to greet Father Christmas and his reindeer when they flew into Christchurch for the Christmas Festival last Saturday. Continue Reading

Police to roll out breath tests in Christmas campaign


1 December 2011 No Comments
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Dorset Police has launched their annual drink and drug driving campaign in the run up to Christmas. Continue Reading

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