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Green fingered Boscombe residents create community allotment

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Chard, chives and lettuces are sprouting up in an allotment in Churchill Gardens thanks to a new community initiative supported by Bournemouth Council. As part of Boscombe Regeneration Partnership’s Backing Boscombe campaign, the Council’s Parks team is supporting a group of residents who have created two large raised allotment wooden containers in Churchill Gardens park […]

Boscombe Cafes – the best and the rest..

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I want to let you in on a Boscombe secret. No, not the one about the dominatrix. It’s that Boscombe, ‘blight of Bournemouth’* is home to an outrageous amount of good food, especially good cafes. You can get good priced meals in lovely little independent venues ran out of passion. I have been to almost […]

Urban wins ‘Monster’ challenge!

It took one 6ft halibut from Iceland (the country!), 60kg of potatoes and 40cans of lager (for beer batter) for the team of six from the Urban Beach Hotel and Urban Reef Restaurant to win their ‘monster’ challenge! Earlier this year the Urban team were invited to take part in the Good Food TV channel’s […]

Urban growth spurt The Urban farm

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Ethics, seasonality and sustainability are three things at the very heart of the Urban Beach hotel and the Urban Reef restaurant, in Boscombe, Bournemouth. In fact, they are so ingrained in the ethos that Urban owner, Mark Cribb, recently decided to lease a piece of land out in Sopley, the New Forest, so the team […]

Urban team recruits Executive Chef

The award-winning Urban Beach hotel and the funky and informal Urban Reef restaurant, has welcomed new recruit, Nigel Popperwell, to its 100-strong team. Nigel, who has worked in the hospitality industry for over 25 years, joins as an Executive Chef across both venues. Prior to joining the Urban group, Nigel has worked in a host […]

Indian Paradise…. Customers keep coming back for more!

by Gerald Gilbert Kamal, the owner and head chef at the Indian Paradise restaurant in Christchurch Road Boscombe says he offers a unique twist to his wide range of curries, Balties, and Tandori dishes. His customers decisively agree and say they like the very wide range of original flavours that are constantly changing and the […]

Authentic Italian cooking in the heart of Boscombe.

Your won’t need to travel to Italy to experience modern and authentic cuisine when you can walk just a few steps from the centre of Boscombe to the legendery Marco Polo restaurant and have truly delicious Italian food any time.  Opened 8 years ago the restaurant has such a regular clientele that on a Friday […]

Boscombe and Springbourne welcomes 1000 new fruit trees and bushes!

Boscombe and Springbourne welcomes 1000 new fruit trees and bushes!   The project run by Lisa Northover and Julie White, which aimed to give away 500 fruit trees for planting in the Boscombe and Springbourne area over the winter and early spring, has now come to a close with the total number being well over […]

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