Bournemouth beach
28 Sep 2012

Bournemouth tourism awards – roll up for the circus!

This year’s tourism awards have a circus theme, as we celebrate the best in Bournemouth with some fantastic fire eaters and jugglers at the O2 Academy. The Bournemouth Tourism Awards

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28 Sep 2012

More roadworks for Bournemouth

As if driving in the pouring rain and cold of winter isn’t depressing enough… now we’ve got to face traffic jams, too, with news that the council has ordered ‘major

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26 Sep 2012

Who wants to watch Bournemouth’s IMAX building be destroyed? (raises hand)

The dramatic demolition of the IMAX building will be taking place on Saturday in Bournemouth – virtually, at least. A video simulation will be projected onto the side of the

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22 Sep 2012

Boscombe Community Fair: what really happened

It’s such a shame that the local newspapers had to focus on something negative in their reports about the Boscombe Community Fair. Anyone who lives locally knows that the area

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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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