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Poole Pirates crowned Elite League Champions


12 October 2011 No Comments
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Congratulations is in order as the Poole Pirates were crowned Elite League champions at Wimborne Road on 10th October as they overcame an eight point deficit to beat the Eastbourne Eagles 98-85 on aggregate. Continue Reading

Fairtrade is the business thanks to local pupils


12 October 2011 No Comments
Fairtrade is the business thanks to local pupils

It’s a brighter Fairtrade future for scores of local businesses – thanks to the inspiration of Dorset pupils. Continue Reading

Bournemouth couple win one-of-a-kind painting


12 October 2011 No Comments
Bournemouth couple win one-of-a-kind painting

A painting which features the signature of Flt Lt Jon Egging has been won at a raffle by a local couple. Continue Reading

Councillors approve Gypsy and Traveller consultation


12 October 2011 No Comments
Four locations for traveller sites in Bournemouth revealed. Image: Elena Moiseeva | Dreamstime.com

Councillors in Poole have agreed to go ahead with the next stage of a Dorset-wide consultation on potential Gypsy and Traveller sites. Continue Reading

Everyone’s favourite orphan returns


11 October 2011 No Comments
Everyone’s favourite orphan returns

The heart warming rags-to-riches tale of little orphan Annie is one of the most successful and enduring musicals of all time. It made a reappearance on stage at Poole Lighthouse this month, starring Su Pollard and David McAlister. Continue Reading

700 turn out for Zumba world record attempt


10 October 2011 No Comments
700 turn out for Zumba world record attempt

A world record attempt for the largest ever Zumba class took place in Bournemouth on Saturday. Continue Reading

British Horror Film Festival announces line-up for Bournemouth


7 October 2011 No Comments
British Horror Film Festival announces line-up for Bournemouth

The British Horror Film Festival have announced their official line up for Bournemouth on 14th and 15th October. Continue Reading

Old-world isn’t old-hat largest vintage fair visits Bournemouth


6 October 2011 No Comments
'Old-world isn’t old-hat' - largest vintage fair visits Bournemouth

Lovers of Vintage fashion are in for a treat this weekend, as one of the largest vintage fairs in the country is set to take over Bournemouth Pavilion ballroom. Continue Reading

Pirates beaten in Elite league grand final first leg


6 October 2011 No Comments
Pirates beaten in Elite league grand final first leg

Eastbourne Eagles 49- 41 Poole Pirates- Elite League Grand Final First Leg

Poole Pirates will go into next week’s Elite league grand final second leg at Wimborne Road eight points adrift of the Eastbourne Eagles following a tricky night on the Sussex coast on Monday. Continue Reading

Purbeck Film Festival comes to Bournemouth Poole


5 October 2011 No Comments
Purbeck Film Festival comes to Bournemouth & Poole

The UK’s longest-running rural film festival, The Purbeck Film Festival, will be screening films across the Purbeck region, Poole and Bournemouth from 14th to 29th October. Continue Reading

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