Council “deeply disappointed” over changes to Nautilus cinema and restaurant complex plans

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Council “deeply disappointed” over changes to Nautilus cinema and restaurant complex plans                                         “Deep disappointment” over changes to Nautilus cinema and restaurant complex plans THE controversial Nautilus development has hit yet another stumbling block following 11th-hour amendments to plans. Just weeks before construction work is set to begin, a number of redesigns put forward by […]

CHANGES to a major leisure complex planned for Bournemouth have “watered-down” the design

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CHANGES to a major leisure complex planned for Bournemouth have “watered-down” the design, a councillor has claimed. Developers for the Nautilus scheme due to be built next to the Pavilion Theatre have made a number of amendments to their original design. These will be considered by the town’s planning committee on Monday but one leading […]

Michael Schumacher’s F1 car and monster truck give taste of what’s to come at first ever Wheels Festival

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Michael Schumacher’s F1 car and monster truck give taste of what’s to come at  first ever Wheels Festival Michael Schumacher’s F1 championship car SCREECHING tyres could be heard in Bournemouth as Michael Schumacher’s F1 championship car sped through the Lower Gardens for a Wheels Festival demonstration. A Bigfoot Monster Truck, James Bond Aston Martin DB5 […]

Overnight stay beach huts get go-ahead as part of £90m Bournemouth seafront plan

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Overnight stay beach huts get go-ahead as part of £90m Bournemouth seafront plan The Overstrand building INNOVATIVE sleep-in beach huts planned for Southbourne will prove a money-spinner – unlike the problematic surf pods at Boscombe. That’s the claim from Bournemouth’s council leader who reassured councillors that a detailed business case had been drawn up for […]

A CRACKDOWN on anti-social street drinking could see police officers given extended powers to confiscate alcohol from anywhere in Bournemouth.

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A CRACKDOWN on anti-social street drinking could see police officers given extended powers to confiscate alcohol from anywhere in Bournemouth. Concerned by an increase in drink-related disorder, councillors are considering making the entire town an enforcement zone. Currently, several separate areas of Bournemouth are covered by a Designated Public Places Order (DPPO), including the town […]

A BLUEPRINT to make Bournemouth seafront “world-class” includes plans for overnight stay beach huts and a major overhaul of the Pier Approach area.

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A BLUEPRINT to make Bournemouth seafront “world-class” includes plans for overnight stay beach huts and a major overhaul of the Pier Approach area. A new seafront strategy detailing £90million of improvements has been drawn up to boost the number of visitors to the beach and increase the length of time and money they spend there. […]

No full-time tourism minister in cabinet reshuffle as travel stays under-represented

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No full-time tourism minister in cabinet reshuffle as travel stays under-represented The latest cabinet reshuffle has seen a host of new faces introduced to the government. But travel still appears to be a low priority for the current administration, with the job of tourism minister remaining a part-time role. Helen Grant Stepping up: Helen Grant […]

For best hotel deals,book direct:guide says

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For the best hotel deal, book it direct: Guide says British hoteliers pay  15% plus VAT for each online reservation Study says reliance on third-party agents  is causing price inflation Guests often unaware of commissions fees  inflation costs   Hotel guests are better off booking direct to  avoid expensive internet commission fees, according to a […]

Seeker News goes into administration

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THE publisher of a fortnightly free newspaper has gone into administration. Seeker Photography, which traded as Seeker News, ceased trading with debts estimated at £40,000. The paper employed four people including proprietor and editor Steve Cook and his wife Dawn. The rest of its contributors were self-employed. A statement from proprietor Steve Cook said: “It […]

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