MANY property owners may have been tempted by the revolutionary potential of the online marketplace Airbnb but hesitant about taking the plunge.

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MANY property owners may have been tempted by the revolutionary potential of the online marketplace Airbnb but hesitant about taking the plunge. However, a start-up in Bournemouth claims to be the first in the area to take on the work of listing and managing a home on the platform on the owner’s behalf. Jon Duignan […]

BOURNEMOUTH’S Lansdowne area is to be turned into a “major new business district”

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BOURNEMOUTH’S Lansdowne area is to be turned into a “major new business district” as part of a £19.5million boost to be unveiled by the government today. Local growth minister Andrew Percy will visit the town to announce new money for Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The package also includes more money for the Orthopaedic Research […]

SEVERAL local employers are among those to be “named and shamed”

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SEVERAL local employers are among those to be “named and shamed” by the government for not paying the national minimum wage. Debenhams, which has been a fixture in Bournemouth town centre for decades, tops the national list for the total amount owed to staff. However, it has pointed out that the average underpayment per employee […]

TWO more popular restaurant chains

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TWO more popular restaurant chains have revealed they will be opening in Bournemouth’s stunning new BH2 development. The Real Greek and Five Guys are the latest to announce their intention to join the fun in the striking new complex in Bournemouth town centre. Popular in London, The Real Greek offers lots of little dishes in […]

A SUNKEN pirate ship, a sand pit and a water feature are just some of the things planned for a new play park on Bournemouth seafront.

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A SUNKEN pirate ship, a sand pit and a water feature are just some of the things planned for a new play park on Bournemouth seafront. It is part of the council’s Seafront Strategy to improve the facilities at Alum Chine. Part of the scheme would see the introduction of four new ‘super huts’ on […]

REDUCED speed limits and lane closures on the A338 Spur Road have been extended

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REDUCED speed limits and lane closures on the A338 Spur Road have been extended until Wednesday February 22, it has been revealed. Preliminary works have taken longer than expected due to recent fog and misty conditions, said a spokesman for Bournemouth council. Work is being undertaken this month ahead of Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) Programme’s […]

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