Next round of recommended Bournemouth Development Company sites

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Bournemouth Borough Council’s Cabinet will consider development proposals for Berry Court car park next week (26th March) as one of the next round of recommended Bournemouth Development Company sites.   The proposals include a residential development of up to 100 homes and 155 space public multi-storey car park which means that no car parking spaces […]

The father of disgraced businessman Tony Ramsden has resigned his post with a public body that hands out tens of millions of pounds.

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THE father of disgraced businessman Tony Ramsden has resigned his post with a public body that hands out tens of millions of pounds. David Ramsden said Daily Echo reports about his son had prompted his resignation as a director of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership. Tony Ramsden had resigned within 24 hours of the Echo […]

Land Train at Hengistbury Head

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Land Train at Hengistbury Head   Councillor Lawrence Williams, portfolio holder for Leisure, Tourism & Culture, said:   “The Council already has a well run land train service along the seafront and with the opening of the new Hengistbury Head visitor centre we see this is an ideal opportunity for us to provide a joint […]

THREE of the best beaches in the country are right here on our doorstep in Dorset, according to a new poll published today.

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THREE of the best beaches in the country are right here on our doorstep in Dorset, according to a new poll published today. Hengistbury Head in Bournemouth, Sandbanks in Poole and Weymouth Beach have been named in the UK’s top ten beaches listed by the TripAdvisor company. Chris Saunders, Bournemouth tourism seafront and business development manager, said: […]

Council to take over Hengistbury Head Land Train

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Hengistbury Head’s much-loved train service has been given notice to quit by council bosses. The popular train service, affectionately known locally as the ‘Noddy train,’ is being axed in its 45th anniversary year so the council can run their own land trains from Hengistbury Head to Mudeford Spit. The council claims the “time is right” to take […]

Outside decking at Poole Park restaurant will be removed, following a government planning inspector ruling.

Former Cherries chairman Eddie Mitchell has confirmed the outside decking at his Poole Park restaurant will be removed, following a government planning inspector ruling. Mr Mitchell, who spent £8,000 installing decking outside his Seven’s Boat Shed restaurant without prior planning approval, was ordered to remove it by the inspector last month. Eddie and Brenda Mitchell’s […]

Tony Ramsden is new branch chairman of FSB

Convicted fraudster Tony Ramsden has been elected chairman of a top business organisation in a move branded “shocking” and “unbelievable”. The Bournemouth planning consultant is free after serving part of a 10-month jail sentence handed down by a judge who branded him a “liability in business”. Mr Ramsden who is currently looking for a full-time […]

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