19 Sep 2012

Festival of death, anyone?

More than 150 people from inside the funeral industry gathered in Bournemouth for the bizarrely named “Joy of Death Festival”. The Lower Gardens in Bournemouth provided the setting for the

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19 Sep 2012

A new dawn for Boscombe?

As part of the ongoing regeneration of Boscombe, the council has teamed up with other organizations to form the Boscombe Regeneration Partnership. The partnership is made up of the council’s

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PICTURE: Kelvin @ 2DFaced Photography
13 Sep 2012

Bournemouth’s Best Bar None Awards Night 2012

The Best Bar None Awards results are out, showcasing the best of Bournemouth in terms of nightlife management. The yearly awards, part of the national accreditation scheme for licensed premises, benchmark

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11 Sep 2012

Preview: Student Arrivals at Lava & Ignite, Bournemouth

This year’s Bournemouth University freshers are a lucky bunch. They’ve got one hell of a welcome to look forward to, with a massive Student Arrivals party at Lava & Ignite

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11 Sep 2012

Westcliff lift closed for essential maintenance

Looks like some of us will be getting some extra exercise this winter. Bournemouth Council has closed the Westcliff lift for the rest of the year in order to replace its

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11 Sep 2012

Bournemouth university: Nerve radio launches Arrivals FM to welcome new students

As the next wave of Bournemouth University students lands in Dorset, we’re rolling out the red carpet. You may have sorted your accommodation, bought your stationery and read up on

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08 Sep 2012

Preview: Boscombe Vintage Market

The next Boscombe Vintage Market takes place September 29 in a new location! For one day only, you will find vintage bargains at Pine Walk (acess via Westover Rd), Lower Gardens,

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06 Sep 2012

Preview: Bournemouth Arts By The Sea Festival

Cold museums lined with huge paintings of bowls of fruit? That’s not art. Try going to Bournemouth Arts By The Sea Festival instead. With so many wonderful things happening, from

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01 Sep 2012

Second World War shell found on Bournemouth beach during Air Festival

A Second World War shell found on Bournemouth Beach caused chaos at the Air Festival yesterday. The bomb disposal squad was called out to the highly populated seaside area, as locals

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29 Aug 2012

Jobs in Bournemouth boosted by coastal academy

Europe’s first National Coastal Tourism Academy is to be run in Bournemouth. The programme is designed to kick-start economies in coastal resorts through the creation of jobs. Initially 165 new

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