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Eavesdropping on Bournemouths Electric Hotel


28 September 2011 No Comments
Eavesdropping on Bournemouth's Electric Hotel

A packed audience were treated to an al-fresco performance of David Rosenburg’s Electric Hotel at Bournemouth Dance Pavilion from 23rd- 24th September. Continue Reading

Brave Bournemouth policewomen nominated for Pride of Britain award


28 September 2011 No Comments
Bournemouth Policewomen win Pride of Britain award

Two Bournemouth Policewomen have been nominated for ITVs Daybreak’s Emergency Services Award after overpowering a gun-toting torture gang, unarmed. Continue Reading

Pirates book their place in Elite League Grand Final


27 September 2011 No Comments
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The Poole Pirates emphatically booked their place in the Elite League Grand final with a massive 108- 75 aggregate win at Wimborne Road on Monday night to set up a title clash with the Eastbourne Eagles. Continue Reading

Poole sailors selected for their first Olympics


26 September 2011 No Comments
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Three sailors from Poole were amongst the first athletes to be picked to compete for Team GB at the London Olympics next year. Continue Reading

First grotesque parade in Bournemouth for 100 years


26 September 2011 No Comments
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On Saturday 24th September, the much-anticipated Grand Grotesque Parade drew hundreds of onlookers to the Lower Gardens and town square in Bournemouth. Continue Reading

AFC Bournemouth secure fourth stand at Seward Stadium


23 September 2011 No Comments
AFC Bournemouth secure south stand land

Plans to build a hotel, offices and spa facility within a new fourth stand at AFC Bournemouths Seward Stadium have been given the green light. Continue Reading

House of Frasers fashion fix for charity


23 September 2011 No Comments
House of Fraser's fashion fix for charity

Following the huge success of House of Frasers ‘Summer House of Fashion’ show at Aruba, Bournemouth earlier this year, the department store on Old Christchurch Road, held an autumn catwalk show earlier this month. Continue Reading

Signed Flt Lt Jon Egging Red Arrows painting raffled


22 September 2011 No Comments
Red Arrow Painting

A painting which features the signature of Flt Lt Jon Egging is being raffled off in a bid to raise money for medical equipment at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Continue Reading

Injury Ravaged Pirates Still on Course to Reach Elite League Final


22 September 2011 No Comments
Pirates beaten in Elite league grand final first leg

An Injury ravaged Poole Pirates narrowly lost out in the first leg of the elite league play-offs 48 45 away at Kings Lynn on Monday night. Continue Reading

Poole-based Hey Dude shoes reviewed


22 September 2011 No Comments
Hey Dude’s ‘Wally’ shoe

As a wearer of mostly smart boots and lace-ups, a pair of casual shoes from Poole-based footwear company Hey Dude would’ve generally gone unnoticed. But having put these, as they have been dubbed, ‘super light’ shoes to the test, they have proven to be the lightest and most comfortable shoes I have so far experienced. Continue Reading

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