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Support still going up for Pokesdown lift

Support still going up for Pokesdown lift

Members of the Pokesdown Community Forum met with local MP Tobias Ellwood to discuss the campaign for Network Rail to make Pokesdown Railway Station accessible. Tobias Ellwood MP joined members of the Pokesdown community forum (PCF), as well as Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce, and Leonard Cheshire (a disability campaigning group) at Pokesdown Station and saw […]

Campaign for lift at Pokesdown Station

Support still going up for Pokesdown lift

A campaign has been launched by the Pokesdown Community forum asking Network Rail to install a lift at Pokesdown station. The platform for the station is below street level and accessed by steps, which cause difficulties for people with mobility problems or those with young children in pushchairs. Funds do exist to make stations accessible under […]

big vintage lunch – Pokesdown

big vintage lunch - Pokesdown

Bournemouth’s First Home Zone Completed!

Residents of St James’ Square will be the first in Bournemouth to benefit from living within a ’Home Zone’. Designed to create a safer street space for all, the Home Zone extends from St James’s Square into part of Parkwood Road, and includes the two primary schools, Corpus Christi and St Thomas Garnet’s School. ‘Home […]

New sign for Pokesdown

By Gerald Gilbert Pokesdown Green was packed to capacity on Saturday afternoon when local MP Tobias Elwood unveiled a new sign for the area. The event was staged to highlight the long and intriguing history of the Pokesdown neighbourhood. The occasion was organised by the five year old ‘Pokesdown Community Forum’ (PFC) and was a […]

New vintage shop for Pokesdown

By Gerald Gilbert Another vintage shop has opened its doors recently in the Pokesdown area. Only this one has been described as ‘Eclectic’ and unique. ‘Lil’ vintage’ at 868 Christchurch road sells some vintage clothing but mainly it offers hand refurbished furniture uniquely designed by Lisa Watson, the owner. She said that it is her […]

Deadline looms for local entrepreneurs to apply for Boscombe business support

New and emerging creative entrepreneurs have until Monday 30 April to apply for support through the Council’s ‘Talent’ programme to help boost business in the Pokesdown area of Boscombe. As part of the ongoing work of the Boscombe Regeneration Partnership, the Council is encouraging creative entrepreneurs to apply for a business support grant of £2,000 […]

Boscombe business boost opportunity for local entrepreneurs

New and emerging creative entrepreneurs are invited to apply for support through the Council’s ‘Talent’ programme to help boost business in the Pokesdown area of Boscombe. As part of the ongoing work of the Boscombe Regeneration Partnership, the Council is encouraging creative entrepreneurs to apply for a business support grant of £2,000 to open up […]

Pokesdown – Bournemouth’s Vintage Quarter! Valentines Event – 12th February

Love Pokesdown? Love Valentines? Love someone special? Then you’ll love Pokesdowns Valentines Fayre! On Sunday the 12th of February from 10am to 4pm The Pokesdown Collective will once again be getting together for a special Valentines themed event. Following the success of the Christmas Event the Pokesdown Collective are now looking forward to Valentines! This […]

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