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The Camper & Bus Show at Boscombe beach

VWs at Boscombe

The camper and bus show, which took place between Boscombe and Bouremouth piers on Sunday saw 100’s of VW owners along one mile of seafront. The seafront show included Traders, live music, kids entertainment and a host of other beach activities from early morning until late afternoon

Inspiration from Bali

John John Florence: 10 Point Air – Oakley Pro Bali

Beach improvement works at Southbourne

Thousands of tonnes of sand are being redistributed along the seafront to safeguard Bournemouth’s famous beaches. Work has started at Gordons Corner, Southbourne, to move 10,000 cubic metres of sand back westwards down the beach towards to Boscombe Pier. The sand has accumulated over time through wind and wave action and is being re-distributed along […]

Navitus Bay invests in a state of the art, interactive 3D model for next round of public consultation events

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An interactive 3D model of the proposed Navitus Bay wind park off the coast of Dorset has been launched today by the project’s developers. The computer-generated model will enable visitors to the next round of consultation exhibitions to move around the detailed 3D model of the proposed wind park and explore coastal views from any […]

Beach Volleyball: the summer’s big hit comes to Bournemouth

Beach volleyball took the country by storm at the Olympic Test Event, Horse Guards Parade, London, earlier this month. Now, the best of British beach volleyball will descend on Boscombe Beach this Bank Holiday weekend, 27-28 August, for the final installment of the Volleyball England Beach Tour (VEBT). The VEBT Finals will take place over […]

Surf reef update: Repair works to go ahead this summer

ASR Ltd has confirmed they will return next month (August) to carry out urgent repairs to the surf reef. The reef at Boscombe was closed as a precautionary safety measure at the end of March 2011 following a routine inspection which showed the reef profile had significantly changed. Further detailed dive inspections indicated that the […]

New Beach Huts

by Gerald Gilbert After a world-wide design competition for disabled access beach huts the development is now going ahead on Boscombe seafront. The new huts called ‘Seagull and Windbreak’ are to be situated by Boscombe pier along with a disabled access car park and disabled access to the beach. The competition which was funded by […]

sculpture designs Unveiled

A series of seven innovative sculpture designs that will be installed in Sea Road to form Boscombe’s first arts trail (subject to planning permission) have been revealed. The designs created by Dorset artist Andy Kirkby and chosen by a panel of arts professionals, local people and ward councillor Lisa Northover, reflect the ideas put forward […]

Sea Rd Arts trail artist announced!

Andy Kirkby beat 28 other hopefuls to design and create public art that will link the newly regenerated Boscombe seafront with the town’s precinct. The £74,000 commission is part of the £455,000 Boscombe Sea Change project, which aims to revive the area. The council-led project is funded by the Commission for Architecture and the Built […]

RNLI lifeguards prepare to spend Christmas on the surf reef

The RNLI’s only year-round lifeguards are preparing to spend their first Christmas patrolling Boscombe’s new surf reef. Three RNLI lifeguards will provide safety cover throughout the festive season, including Christmas day.Meanwhile the charity’s volunteer lifeboat crews across the south west will be on standby, should they need to leave their families’ and celebrations to help […]

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