AN ONLINE video which used local celebrities to spoof an expensive advertising campaign for California is up for three major awards.

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AN ONLINE video which used local celebrities to spoof an expensive advertising campaign for California is up for three major awards. Bournemouth Tourism Marketing Group came up with the idea for the viral video, which parodies the Visit California TV ads. It features Bournemouth and Poole celebrities including football manager Harry Redknapp, comedian and impressionist […]

RESIDENTS and councillors are fighting for action to be taken on a derelict hotel which has blighted the Bournemouth landscape for more than a decade.

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RESIDENTS and councillors are fighting for action to be taken on a derelict hotel which has blighted the Bournemouth landscape for more than a decade. The Cliff End Hotel on Boscombe Manor Road which is owned by the Meyrick Estate was ravaged by a fire in 2012 and has been mired in legal wrangling since […]

Licet begins work on £50m West Central complex, despite battle against council over NCP car park

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Licet begins work on £50m West Central complex, despite battle against council over NCP car park                                         Chris Dymond from Licet, Andrew Ferguson from Legal and General and Iain Selbie from NCP THE developer behind a £50million leisure scheme in Bournemouth town centre has started work – despite an ongoing wrangle over its future. Representatives […]

DEMOLISH the Pavilion, build a bus station on the Winter Gardensand turn the Town Hall into a hotel

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DEMOLISH the Pavilion, build a bus station on the Winter Gardensand turn the Town Hall into a hotel – those are among the suggestions made by one of Bournemouth’s most controversial characters as to how the town should be developed. Dave Wells, who founded Dorset’s biggest private lettings company, said he felt free to speak […]

DORSET residents will be able to see for themselves just how high the wind turbines for the proposed park off the coast will be

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DORSET residents will be able to see for themselves just how high the wind turbines for the proposed park off the coast will be. Developer Navitus Bay Development Limited, which is a joint venture between Dutch firm Eneco and energy giant EDF, has agreed to a request from Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood to commission […]

COUNCILLORS are being asked to decide what they want in a major new town centre development – an additional shop unit or public toilets.

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COUNCILLORS are being asked to decide what they want in a major new town centre development – an additional shop unit or public toilets. The developers building a block of 62 flats and a large restaurant at Leyton Mount in Bournemouth were originally granted planning permission on condition the scheme included replacement public toilets. But […]

Multi-million pound plans for a cinema and restaurant complex next to Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatreare set to be scrapped

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Multi-million pound plans for a cinema and restaurant complex next to Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatreare set to be scrapped after the developer failed to secure funding. Bournemouth council has pulled the plug on Trevor Osborne’s £50m Pavilion Gardens scheme – which has been in the pipeline for more than six years – as it did not […]

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