Wind farm firm set for fresh consultations

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Wind farm firm set for fresh consultations   Project director Mike Unsworth THE firm behind the controversial wind farm planned for off the Dorset coast has revealed a 3D model that it hopes will sway public opinion. www.challengenavitus.org.uk  Navitus Bay Development Limited came in for criticism during its previous consultations last year for the lack […]

Council Leader John Beesley’s reply to BAHA about coach parking

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Dear Andrew COACH PARKING I fully agree with the points made in your letter regarding the importance of good coach parking provision in Bournemouth. The Council’s Director of Tourism, Mark Smith, has taken responsibility for resolving the current problems. I am pleased to be able to report that we have placed a mobile CCTV unit in the […]

Bourne Tree Appeal.

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  The Bourne Tree Appeal is an opportunity for you and your business to get involved in a new woodland and tree planting initiative, at The Bourne Academy, Hadow Road, Bournemouth, BH10 5HS www.thebourneacademy.com For a small cost of £50 per tree you can pitch up in your wellingtons, plant a tree and enjoy a bit of […]

LICENSING

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LICENSING: The Home Office is already working on the next round of changes to alcohol licensing in England and Wales. The main proposals being consulted on include a review of the mandatory conditions on irresponsible promotions, free tap water on request, age verification, and small measures, such as 125 ml wine servings. Another proposal is to […]

Outdoor Ice Rink is a success

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Bournemouth mayor Philip Stanley-Watts takes to the ice NEARLY 8,000 skaters took to the ice in Bournemouth Gardens, despite one of the wettest Decembers on record. Sessions at the temporary outdoor rink often sold out, with many businesses booking the six-week attraction for staff Christmas outings. Even when the heavens opened and skaters were offered […]

Letter to the Council about Coach Parking in Queen’s Road

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24th January 2013,   Dear Councillor Beesley,   Further to discussions at BTMB and subsequently at BAHA regarding the recent thefts of diesel and vandalism of coaches, I have been asked to write to you to express the Associations concerns about the provision of permanent CCTV at the Queens Road Coach Park in Bournemouth. BAHA […]

Bliss and Chilli White bars close in Bournemouth

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Bliss and Chilli White bars close in Bournemouth   TWO high-profile Bournemouth nightspots have closed without warning, sparking fears they may be in financial trouble. The Bliss and Chilli White bars in St Peter’s Road are closed temporarily, according to their websites. Bliss has also cancelled table bookings for this weekend. Both venues are owned […]

French gas leak causes a stink in Dorset

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A gas leak at a factory in France is causing a massive stink across the south of England today. This unpleasant odour, which was present in Sussex and Kent earlier today, has drifted across to Bournemouth. Dorset Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed they’ve received numerous calls reporting the smell of gas from across the […]

BTMB’s letter to Navitus Bay Development

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7 January 2013 Sophie Moeng Senior Stakeholder Engagement Officer Navitus Bay Development Ltd Units 3 & 4 Athena Court Tachbrook Park WARWICK CV34 6RT   Dear Ms Moeng   NAVITUS BAY WIND PARK   We are writing on behalf of the Bournemouth Tourism management Board and the Poole Tourism Management Board with regards to the […]

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