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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 […]

Welcome to the Boscombe fringe

A successful new arts venture put on at the weekend is set become a regular feature for the benefit of all in Boscombe, a local charity says. ‘Vita Nova’ is a Boscombe based arts group that has grown from a small unit of recovering addicts putting on their own made plays to a fully fledged […]

Creative Arts Holiday Club

By Gerald Gilbert An exciting activities club for disadvantaged Boscombe children is now up and running in the Sovereign centre, Boscombe. The project called the ‘Creative Arts Holiday Club’ is deemed to be a great success by all involved especially the founder, business woman Carrie Lightfoot. Running throughout the summer holidays it can accommodate up […]

AECC ensure Cherries are match fit

Tom (2nd from left) and Dayne (3rd from left) posing with the AFCB team

On Sunday 21st, AFC Bournemouth took to the pitch at Goldsands Stadium to play giants Real Madrid. The visitors won and put on an excellent show, winning 6-0 during the friendly. Despite the defeat manager Howe delighted in the occasion that epitomises the remarkable turnaround in Bournemouth’s fortunes. Less than five years ago, Cherries were […]

Public Image Ltd announce Boscombe gig

Public Image LTD

John Lydon- After fronting the Sex Pistols, John Lydon formed Public Image Ltd in 1978.  Outside of PiL John has released several solo records and collaborations. He also brings quality TV to the masses. Lu Edmonds- Multi instrumentalist and former guitarist in The Damned Lu joined PiL in 1986 recording and playing on the album Happy? and […]

WRETCH 32 announce Boscombe date

Wretch 32

‘Blackout’ is the first single to be released from Wretch 32’s forthcoming third studio album. Premiered on MistaJam’s Radio 1Xtra show, and also named Zane Lowe’s ‘hottest record’, the track was produced by emerging talent Knox Brown who hails from Birmingham and created the record in his bedroom studio. Watch the video here or listen […]

big vintage lunch – Pokesdown

Kings park alternative sports club

King’s Park Alternative Sports Club requires new recruits! Join their fun sports sessions and help with projects to raise money for local organisations. The King’s Park Alternative Sports Club is a free sports and games club for over 18’s situated in Boscombe, Bournemouth who meet every Sunday from 1pm to participate in a variety of […]

Plans for the BCCA

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This artist’s impression gives a flavour of an arts and culture hub, community orchard and housing scheme for first time buyers in Boscombe. The Gladstone Mews development, part of the Backing Boscombe Campaign, aims to bring a derelict site back to life for the benefit of the community and gives locals their first step onto […]

Steve gives his Backing to Boscombe with Give or Take days

A former alcoholic who attended rehab in Boscombe is giving back to his community with a project to help low income residents. For decades 61-year-old Steve Butterworth drank two bottles of whisky a day. His addiction triggered severe health problems and he lost his job, his Parkstone home and relationships with friends and family. But […]

Wayne Hemingway to design our beachfront

Coinciding with the news that the licence for Europe’s First Artificial Surf Reef has finally been granted, Bournemouth Borough Council has announced today that HemingwayDesign is to create super beach huts on Boscombe seafront to accompany the reef. Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway, of HemingwayDesign, have been commissioned to apply their talents to the neglected 1958 […]

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