THE inventive and award-winning Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival has revealed its line-up

THE inventive and award-winning Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival has revealed its line-up with more than 50 events incorporating music, dance, film and visual arts. Spectacular free outdoor arts events in the town centre, gardens and seafront will kick-off the festival during the opening weekend Friday September 20 to Sunday 22. Returning for its […]

WORK on a new £50 million “leisure hub” in Bournemouth town centre will finally get under way in February next year.

WORK on a new £50 million “leisure hub” in Bournemouth town centre will finally get under way in February next year. The Nautilus development will create around 300 new jobs and provide the town with a nine-screen cinema, 14 restaurants and 350 car parking spaces. The scheme on the Bath Road North car park next […]

Beaches packed with 70,000 per day

DORSET was hotter than Jamaica or Florida yesterday, with an estimated 70,000 sun-seekers packing out Bournemouth beach on both days of the weekend. Huge crowds basked in the hottest day of the year yesterday as the mercury peaked at 29°C (84°F). “These are the sorts of visitor numbers normally seen at the height of the […]

30 days of free entertainment at Bournemouth’s new open-air events space.

A TOTAL of £87,000 of public money will be spent providing 30 days of free entertainment at Bournemouth’s new open-air events space. The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra was paid £11,500 for the two concerts that launched the new arena last Saturday. And the remainder will go to a mixture of tribute acts, bands and dance groups […]

£1m for new signs to make Bournemouth more tourist-friendly

£1m for new signs to make Bournemouth more tourist-friendly ALMOST £1million will be spent on new signage in Bournemouth to make the town more visitor-friendly. Traders and councillors claim the move is well overdue and will help the town compete with rival tourist resorts. A collection of 154 on-street pedestrian and cycle signs will be […]

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