Poole tourism

70 legal notices issued for the BCP beach campsite since June

ENFORCEMENT action against beach campers is heating up along the BCP coast with 70 legal notices issued since June. In anticipation of a busy weekend, the BCP board reminded beachgoers that overnight camping on beaches will not be tolerated and could result in prosecution. An ‘early wake up call’ could …

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Bournemouth Air Festival stunt involving plane and Sunseeker

A NEW air and sea stunt has been revealed ahead of this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival. Sunseeker’s high-performance day boat, the Hawk 38, will be pitted against the G-JPIT aerobatic plane, in the new Sea and Sky Sprint at the huge tourist attraction, which returns in September. The G-JPIT is …

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1st Battle of the Bands a success

Poole & Buckin’ Krazy of Fayette County. “/> Crowds were large and the rain held off as Fayette, Clinton and Highland counties joined forces to host the first Battle of the Tri-County Bands Friday night on Sugartree Street in downtown Wilmington. The venue for the free event will rotate between …

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Hoteliers demand change to BCP Council’s summer tourism plan

SEAFRONT hoteliers have implored the council to take action to prevent an “irreversible” decline in the region’s tourism trade with a new and clear strategy. The travel chaos, demand for facilities and overwhelmed infrastructure seen along the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole seafronts during July’s temperature spikes have been described as …

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£7.7m project will see Poole Museum go ‘on the road’

The museum will close at the end of October 2022 with construction work in 2023 and a planned reopening in 2024. During the closure, the museum will be hitting the road, bringing Poole’s unique stories and heritage to the local community through an outreach and events programme, with the opportunity …

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CHECK ISLE OF WIGHT BEACHES FOR CROWDS BEFORE YOU GO – NEW APP REVEALED – Island Echo

The Isle of Wight has signed up for a smartphone app providing beachgoers with useful local information, including real-time updates on the busiest areas. Since this week, the Free Beach Check UK will show real-time information for Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor, with plans to extend coverage to other beaches …

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Battle stations: ready-to-roll tapes

Filo Beddoe will represent Highland County this Friday at the Battle of the Bands in Wilmington. Courtesy picture The three bands will compete for the inaugural Tri-County Battle of the Bands trophy. Courtesy picture WILMINGTON – Downtown Wilmington is poised to rock yet again. Clinton, Fayette and Highland counties joined …

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Massachusetts Slang: Here’s How to Speak Like a “Masshole” – Also Known as a Massachusetts Native

What can a newly settled Massachusetts resident do, but stare in confusion as his friend tells a story of driving to the packie, but gets into trouble and gets pulled over by a statie while trying to hit a U-ey after Missed a rotator turn? Imagine if the situation happened …

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Poole’s Historic Proposals Rejected | South West real estate news

A mixed-use project in Poole comprising a hotel, apartments and restaurant has been refused permission after facing more than 6,000 objections. Members of the committee had welcomed some of the proposals, but concerns about flooding risks were a major factor in their rejection. The request is for a trio of …

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Sydney billionaires buy islands

South Molle, also owned by a Chinese investment group, is also inactive, too expensive to restore after Hurricane Debbie in 2017. Gina Rinehart had looked at the long-rotten Great Keppel off Rockhampton – which once marketed itself as “a great place to get wrecked”, with photos of scantily-clad beauties on …

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For All Mankind reminds us that small changes can have big consequences

Breadcrumb Links Television Movies Culture A Soviet rocket scientist survives an operation in 1966, and in 1992 a woman is set to become President of the United States 1992 fashion won’t be rushed: Wrenn Schmidt as Margo Madison in For All Mankind. Picture by AppleTV+ Reviews and recommendations are unbiased …

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Tri-County Battle of the Bands scheduled for August 5

Fayette, Clinton and Highland counties joined forces to host the first Tri-County Battle of the Bands on Friday, August 5 at 7 p.m. in downtown Wilmington on Sugartree Street. The venue will rotate annually between the three counties. The executive directors of each local tourism bureau worked together to ensure …

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Timeline: Office of the Mayor of Vancouver, Intelligence Agency of China and Canada

Bob Mackin In late May, Canadian Security Intelligence Service agents met with Mayor Kennedy Stewart and warned him that the government of the People’s Republic of China could interfere directly or indirectly with the 2022 municipal elections. How did we come here? 2010 June 22 Former CSIS Director Richard Fadden …

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Wheat and maize prices have cooled – easing global food cost concerns • Farm Policy News

Yusuf Khan and Will Horner reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that “Good agricultural weather and the rush of Russian grain ships across the Black Sea dampened global wheat pricesa welcome sign for vulnerable countries struggling with soaring food prices. “The good mix of sun and rain in the United …

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Port Canaveral finances are holding up well as new Disney ship joins the party – Orlando Sentinel

As Disney Cruise Line gears up with its first new ship departing from Port Canaveral in more than a decade, the port is already over budget eight months into the fiscal year. Disney Wish is set to have its port baptism on Wednesday and begin sailing with customers on July …

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The Burke family has a long heritage in Mount Airy

January 09, 2022 During the Christmas season, many people become nostalgic, remembering Christmases past, especially happy Christmases spent with family and friends or an unusual Christmas. This is especially true for those of us who are in our later years. Since our energy levels are lower, we spend more time …

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Sunderland’s new gin bar, Tin of Sardines, is launching bottomless brunches this weekend

The newest addition to Sunderlandannounced plans to add Bottomless Brunches to the menu starting this weekend. The Tin of Sardines gin bar opened in Roker on June 16, offering visitors tea, coffee, pastries and cakes along with a tasty menu as well as over 200 varieties of gin and 50 …

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What is being done to tackle litter on Bournemouth beach

BEACHGOERS must be ‘accountable for their actions’ following massive littering on Bournemouth beach on the hottest day of the year. Bottles, plastic bags and rubbish were left on the sand across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole late last week. Around 25,000 to 35,000 people were on Bournemouth beach on Friday, according …

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South Haven, home to short-term rentals for 100 years, has residents who want them to leave – Michigan Capitol Confidential

South Haven is a small town on Lake Michigan in the western part of the state. It has long been a tourist destination, and short-term rental websites have made it easier for tourists to visit and for owners to rent their properties. But short-term rentals are divisive, with some residents …

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Bournemouth beach covered in rubbish as 50,000 people descend on the area – with more to come this weekend

Rubbish was strewn across Bournemouth beach after a night of partying in the popular Dorset hotspot. The city saw temperatures of up to 26C and the evening remained warm, prompting people to stay outside to party. In an image shared from the west of the central pier, rubbish can be …

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Bournemouth beach bar closure: what the BCP Council says

BCP COUNCIL responded after a Bournemouth beach bar claimed it had no choice but to close due to ‘rules and regulations’. The council said it had worked with the operators of the now-closed Beach Hut Bar and Grill in West Cliff to “encourage them to stay put”. The bar was …

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Hundreds of second homes turned into holiday rentals in Dorset

NEW data shows there are hundreds of homes newly registered as holiday rentals in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, despite concerns about the impact of increased tourism on local communities. The coronavirus pandemic has led to a “staycationing” boom, with vacation home prices skyrocketing in tourist hotspots, and many looking to …

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The proposed return of ferry services from Weymouth is a ‘welcome boost’

PROPOSALS that could see ferry services from Weymouth to the Channel Islands return are described as ‘a welcome boost’. Dorset Council, however, insists that some ‘fundamental considerations’ still need to be resolved before a final decision can be made. As reported, plans have been seen by Weymouth City Council and …

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Astronauts Ed and Danielle are wary of space tourism in “All Mankind” S3

1/5 Krys Marshall (L) and Joel Kinnaman will be seen in ‘For All Mankind’ Season 3, beginning Friday. Photo courtesy of Apple TV+ NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) — Joel Kinnaman and Krys Marshall say their NASA astronaut characters Ed Baldwin and Danielle Poole initially dislike the concept of privatized …

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Wisk Aero Brings Advanced Air Mobility to Australia Through Partnership with Queensland Local Government | national company

NEW ZEALAND AND BRISBANE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 8, 2022– Wisk Aero, a leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company and developer of the first fully electric, self-driving air taxi in the United States, is bringing the future of flight to Australia through a new partnership with the Council of Mayors of the …

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Tourists visiting Japan must wear masks in public or risk deportation | Travel

Tourists visiting Japan can be sent home if they fail to follow rules requiring them to wear masks, thoroughly sanitize their hands and take out private health insurance, according to guidelines set by the government ahead of the cautious reopening and progressive from the Japanese border. Travel agencies will be …

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The land cannot be transformed into a campsite

PLANNERS have refused retrospective permission to turn a 2.5 hectare field in Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster into a caravan and campsite. The application for Papushka Fields relates to facilities which have already been in place since March 2021 and included new gates to the site, which ward councilors described as …

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Only 5 beaches in Dorset have council-funded wheelchair mats – Swanage set to become the sixth

Only 5 beaches in Dorset have council funded wheelchair mats as one council has announced that wheelchair accessible mats will soon be available at another beach by July 2022. Swanage Council mats will be placed near the lifeguard hut and used. throughout the summer season at Swanage Beach. The news …

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The 10 Best Massachusetts Day Trips in the State and Beyond, Best for Hiking, Shopping and Scenic Views

As the temperatures rise and school ends for the summer, it’s a good time to find new places to explore. Whether these day trips take you to the Berkshires, east of the coast, or to another New England state, each has its own charm, perfect for anyone looking to get …

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All Blue Flag beaches in Dorset in 2022

Dorset is home to a multitude of stunning landscapes. In fact, it wasn’t until recently that we shared some locals’ insights into why people head to each of the area’s 31 most well-known beaches. Despite their beauty and general good condition, not all of these beaches have been awarded the …

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LSU student media reporters win top prizes in national and regional media competitions – The Observer

BATON ROUGE — LSU student media students have won 19 awards for excellence in journalism in the 2021 Region 12 Society of Professional Journalists, or SPJ, competition and six awards in the 2022 College Media Business & Advertising Managers competition, or CMBAM, Competition. Among the awards were five winning articles …

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The South West 660: the new scenic route from Poole to Watchet | Travel

Jhe drama of a journey to the South West of England usually looks like this. Act I: getting through the Friday rush hour in the euphoria of the holidays (“It’s good, we’re still on the move!”). Act II: brooding silence in the traffic jams (“Why aren’t the fires moving?”). Act …

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UPCOMING EVENTS – Wilmington News Journal

Upcoming public/community events in Clinton County are as follows. Email your public event information to [email protected] . Wednesday May 18 • Books and Beers Book Club at the Wilmington Public Library, the Adult Book Club meets at TinCap Cidery at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month (May …

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The mysterious death of white-tailed eagles

Indeed, supporters of the rewilding plans fear that the recent spate of deaths could jeopardize the whole project. “It’s a huge concern,” says Dr Ruth Tingay, co-director of campaign group Wild Justice and author of the blog. Raptor Persecution UK. “We know the cause of the original extinction was persecution …

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BCP Beaches with Blue Flag Awards

THE BEACHES of Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Purbeck have once again won the coveted Blue Flag awards. Sandbanks won the international award again after receiving one every year since the program launched 35 years ago. Avon Beach, Highcliffe Beach and Friars Cliff achieved the distinction for the first time. Avon …

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Harrogate Business Awards finalists revealed

The winners will be revealed at a black-tie awards ceremony at the Pavilions in Harrogate on June 30. PHOTO: Gerard Binks. The 12 presets (see below) were narrowed down from dozens of entries by a panel of judges led by Bettys boss Simon Eyles. The other judges were Matthew Chapman, …

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The reason Dorset only has A roads and no motorways

Motorways have increased transport connectivity between UK cities and counties since the opening of the M6 ​​in 1958. These multi-lane motorways have proliferated over the past six decades, with dozens now crisscrossing almost every part of the UK – but not Dorset. Although the county has major roads linking Dorchester, …

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The commemoration of Lusitania will take place in Cobh

A commemoration of the 107th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania will take place on Sunday in Cobh. Organized by Cobh Tourism, the ceremonies are fitting memorials to all those who lost their lives on this fateful wartime journey. Cobh has a lasting connection to the Lusitania and its …

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Letter: Language Schools Might Complain They Deserved Better Support

No one should be surprised to read that our local foreign language schools are suffering so badly in the post-Brexit post-Covid economy (Echo, May 2). What I found surprising was the reported size of the local language school industry. At £300million, presumably in revenue, this has not been entirely eclipsed …

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Come Dine With Me is looking for people from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Channel 4’s hit cooking show Come Dine With Me is looking for aspiring chefs to take part in the show. The show organizers are looking for residents of the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole areas to show off their culinary skills and meet other locals. A brand new series is set …

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What’s on the islands of Poole Harbour? Oil wells, John Lewis getaways and £3million wildlife programs

Locals and visitors alike are often amazed by the sheer size and beauty of Poole Harbour. At its only coastal entrance, on its eastern side, it hosts Millionaire’s Row and the luxury strip of Sandbanks, and west of its mouth begins Studland and our rather well-known nudist beach. Pass through …

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BCP football pitches to be improved through new initiative

FOOTBALL grounds in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have been chosen for upgrades as part of a new pilot initiative. The Premier League, the FA and the Government’s Football Foundation have announced that the BCP Council is among a number of local authorities selected under its new grass pitch pilot scheme. …

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Ospreys to return to Poole Harbor thanks to reintroduction program

A bird of prey that hasn’t bred in southern Britain for two centuries ‘due to human persecution’ is set to return thanks to a program that started in Poole five years ago . The Poole Harbor Osprey reintroduction programme, which is run by charities Birds of Poole Harbor and The …

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Let’s take a closer look at the river on Earth Day | News columns

The science behind the positive effects of being near bodies of water probably hadn’t occurred to Jerry Hay in the early 1960s. As a child, Hay carried his schoolbooks up the cliff overlooking the Wabash River near the old Pillsbury factory in Terre Haute. He would study there. Pillsbury’s security …

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Vancouver TED Conference contract unveiled

As the big-ticket talkathon returns to town, details emerge from the original deal between PavCo and the TED organization. The exclusive and expensive conference for innovators and celebrities is back at the Vancouver Convention Center, after two years of pandemic cancellations. TED, which stands for technology, entertainment and design, returns …

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World Class Leisure Plans for Cabinet Support | South West Economic News

Plans to transform miles of coastline and harbor scenery in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole into a world-class seaside leisure destination could take a major step forward next week. A new venture – dubbed BCP Seafront Strategy – has been developed to set out a “unified vision, ambition and priorities” for …

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Pilot Middle School honor roll students named

April 04, 2022 “Technology is best when it brings people together!” – Matt Mullenweg Technology is beautiful, fascinating and sometimes even frightening. Every year we see progress that cements all humans as lifelong learners. Things will continue to change and we will continue to learn and grow with them. That’s …

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Wales’ National StartUp Awards first finalists revealed

Wales’ most exciting new businesses have been shortlisted under a brand new awards scheme. the National StartUp Awards Series was launched to recognize the burgeoning startup scene across the UK, which has accelerated since the start of the pandemic. In 2020, as most of the world shut down, over 400,000 …

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Millionaire Sandbanks playground in uproar as council takes control of beloved crazy golf course

A row broke out at the millionaire’s playground in Sandbanks after the local authority took control of the crazy golf course – then closed it for safety reasons ahead of the Easter holidays. Outgoing operator Tony Unsworth built the Sandbanks Crazy Golf in 2003 and it has since become one …

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The Agenda: Local Government Notes for 3/28/22

The casino and resort offered by Urban One just off Interstate 95. (BizSense File) Tax Items Related to Casinos, Richmond 300 Amendments on City Council Agenda Richmond City Council meets Monday beginning with a budget workshop at 1 p.m. and an informal session at 4 p.m. Business at the regular …

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Thailand, a sailing racing destination

by Paul Pool It all started in 1986 when a select group of the elite of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club (RVYC) got together and decided to launch a regatta in Phuket in 1987 – as a special tribute to the 60th birthday of the King of Thailand from the …

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Against the plan for 4,000 houses north of Dorchester

It was inspiring to read your article (Top Tourism Tips) about the work of local photographers and the Dorchester Tourism Partnership in promoting features of the town that are loved by local residents and can provide recommendations for visitors. It’s no surprise that the River Frome walk and the Iron …

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Planes, trains, ferries, Eurostar: eight updates on travel in France

We take a look at the stories affecting travel to, from and around France this week. One of the most important news is that the UK has now lifted all of its remaining restrictions for international travelers from today (March 18). This comes almost two years to the day since …

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Cashless and flightless Russian tourists stuck in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands of Russian tourists are stranded in Thai resorts because of the war in Ukraine, many unable to pay their bills or return home due to sanctions and canceled flights. The crisis in Europe has also put a damper on plans to revive the Southeast Asian nation’s …

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International Women’s Day breakfast a resounding success – News from the region

Jade Naidu (2nd from L) accepts the Coffs Coast Woman of the Year award with Emma Aspden (2021 winner) (L) and runners-up Lorraine Penn (2nd from R) and Sarah Poole (R) (Carolan Buckmaster Photography ) OVER 300 Coffs Coast women had lunch together at the Pacific Bay Resort on Tuesday …

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New artwork on the footbridge to Poole is part of a £450,000 ‘public places improvement scheme’

An art installation depicting a ‘bottle knot’ on a rope will be completed in Poole in the coming days, despite initial setbacks. The artwork, created by artist Michael Condron, was conceived after Poole City Council asked local residents what improvements they wanted to see in the area in 2018. According …

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Withdrawal of major transformation projects from the Rockley Point site

THE owners of a holiday park in Poole could go back to the drawing board on major redevelopment plans. An application to demolish the existing Rockley Watersports Training Centre, cafe and various buildings has been submitted by Rockley Sands (Estates) Limited. The proposal for the Rockley Point site included plans …

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Minister of Tourism announces the addition of six new members to the Arts Council

Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Minister Catherine Martin has announced six new appointments to the Arts Council’s board for terms of up to five years. Details The Minister announced the appointment of: Andrew Clancy; director of Clancy Moore Architects and professor of architecture at the Kingston School of …

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Find out why Misery Beach, Albany is Tourism Australia’s Best Country Beach for 2022 | weekly farm

THERE is irony in the name – Misery Beach. Albany’s breathtaking coastline is anything but, having been officially named by Tourism Australia as the country’s best beach for 2022. We are a long way from Misery’s dark past, when the blood of whales hunted by a nearby whaling station tinged …

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Three Sainsbury’s cafes will close in Dorset amid culling of 200 sites

Sainsbury’s is to close three of its cafes in Dorset, according to an announcement this afternoon (March 1). The grocery giant has released a list of cafes across the country that must remain open, despite the closure of 200 of their in-store restaurants. Of the list, only two cafes in …

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OCAAHS Annual Meeting: Recap a Successful 2021 and Honor Longtime Leaders | Lifestyles

When the Orange County African American Historical Society (OCAAHS) gathered Feb. 13 at the Arts Center in Orange for its annual meeting, it had plenty to celebrate. Less than an hour later, at the end of the in-person and online meeting, he had reflected on a successful year and honored …

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Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/2022 winners revealed

In a day-long online awards ceremony, 54 winners were announced for the Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/22, with three more to be revealed in May, when winners and sponsors gather at the Sculpture by the Lakes in Pallington, which won gold, silver and bronze at this year’s event. The judges found …

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Bournemouth officials back removing Covid restrictions

Residents of DORSET have reacted to the news that England will lift Covid restrictions this week. Under the new plan for ‘Living with Covid’, the legal requirement to self-isolate after testing positive for the virus will end on Thursday. Free lateral flow tests will also be removed from April 1. …

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Dorset’s Best Campsites Revealed – Motorhome News – Motorhomes & Campervans

3193f4cf-e1cc-48d0-8ee2-961cbe7bf3ca The Dorset Tourism Awards celebrate Dorset’s best businesses, with an annual awards ceremony, which this year saw 54 winners announced during a day-long online awards ceremony on February 10 2022 is the competition’s ninth year, with the ceremony concluding nine months of entries, …

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20 fascinating photos of Poole Quay over the years

From the days of smuggling, through the years of different trades and industries, to today as a tourist attraction, Poole Quay has been the focal point of the town. Poole Quay has been home to many different industries over the years, from fishing trips to Newfoundland and the export of …

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Rockwater Village plans for Sandbanks and Branksome have been submitted

PLANS have now been submitted for the multi-million pound transformation of two beachfront locations. Entrepreneur Luke Davis plans to transform restaurants and kiosks in Sandbanks and Branksome Chine into a Rockwater Village, modeled on the Rockwater operation he runs in Hove. And official plans have now been submitted to PCO …

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Storm Eunice forces councils to close services

Councils across the UK have been forced to suspend public services, close schools and provide emergency aid to the homeless due to Storm Eunice. The Met Office has issued rare red weather warnings due to expected ‘damaging and disruptive’ winds which could pose a threat to life. A number of …

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Former Spice Girl Mel B named Caribbean island ambassador to UK

Former Spice Girl Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown has been named British Tourism Ambassador for the Caribbean island of Nevis. His appointment – by the Nevis Tourism Authority – is with immediate effect and as part of her new role, she will help to raise the profile of this small destination. …

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Cliftonville skatepark plans look set to go ahead – The Isle Of Thanet News

Cliftonville Skatepark Map (Image Skater: Kane McArthur) Photo by Ben Wilks Plans for a skatepark in Cliftonville will go ahead if Cabinet members approve proposals for a 20-year lease. The park will be on the former crazy golf site of Ethelbert Crescent and will be run by a CIC set …

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Tiny places in Dorset that you pass by but really should stop by

Plan a trip to Dorset and there are common destinations people recommend… Weymouth and Portland for the impressive town and harbour, the Jurassic Coast, gigantic Poole Harbor or Sherborne Abbey. These are just some of the examples we talk about, but what about smaller locations? Places that only locals know? …

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The winners of the Dorset Tourism Awards in full

A day-long online awards ceremony honored Dorset’s ‘resilient, creative and innovative’ tourism businesses after two years of the pandemic. The Dorset Tourism Awards have revealed 54 winners, with three more to be announced at an in-person event in May. The awards, in their ninth year, recognized pubs, cafes, restaurants, activities …

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Owner of Sea Life Weymouth calls on government to keep 12.5% ​​VAT on tourism

The operator of Sea Life Weymouth is calling on the government to permanently maintain VAT on tourism at its reduced rate of 12.5%. The tourist attraction, run by Poole-based Merlin Entertainments, says any increase will have a ‘significant negative impact’ on the tourism sector and its millions of jobs. VAT …

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Council and residents’ reaction to Bournemouth congestion

TRANSPORT bosses have pledged to reduce congestion after Bournemouth was named one of the world’s worst places for traffic jams. And they say the solution is not to build new roads by “bulldozing thousands of homes”, but to get more people to walk or cycle. With dozens of road works …

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£44m of dormant asset funding released for charities and social enterprises

Funding will help tackle youth unemployment, support communities in deprived areas and give people in need access to finance New government bill could unlock an extra £880m for good causes Communities and good causes across England have received an additional £44million through the Dormant Assets Scheme. The funding will be …

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Tesla submits request for former Ferndown Porsche site

Electric vehicle manufacturing giant Tesla has filed a planning application to take over a former Porsche garage in Ferndown. Tesla presented plans on January 19 to convert the New Road site, Ferndown, into a large showroom and service center with electric vehicle superchargers. If approved, the site would be the …

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Vancouver’s Olympic cauldron will be lit to celebrate Canadian athletes

The iconic Vancouver 2010 Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza will be re-lit on the evening of Friday, February 4 to celebrate Canadian athletes competing in the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Vancouver Convention Center and Pavco said the cauldron will be reignited between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. In …

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Water company tells bathers visiting Bournemouth beach to ‘swim with your mouth closed’ to avoid SEWAGE

A water company told bathers they had to “swim with their mouths closed” to avoid swallowing sewage. Ruth Barden, environment manager for Wessex Water, sparked fury when she made the suggestion at a council meeting in Bournemouth, Dorset. Environment Agency director Ian Withers has also been criticized for saying reports …

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‘Nothing to do, nowhere to go’: what happens when elephants live alone

Few laws or regulations prevent elephants from isolating themselves. The AZA requires that zoos with female elephants must “have a minimum of three females (or space to have three females)” – meaning a zoo can retain its accredited status even if it has an elephant , as long as the …

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Hong Kong airport appoints Tommy Leung as chief executive

(Jan 31, 2022) Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has appointed Tommy Leung as Executive Director – Third Runway, effective February 1, 2022. Tommy, who currently works as Assistant Manager – Third Runway Project Management, succeeds Kevin Poole who will retire on the same day. Tommy Leung As Executive Director, Tommy …

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How Bournemouth Airport became a ‘great British success story’

Robert Courts MP, Minister for Aviation, visit to Bournemouth Airport. Left to right: Andrew Bell, General Manager of Regional and Municipal Airports; MP Robert Courts; Paul Stoddart, CEO of European Aviation; Stephen Gill, MD of Bournemouth Airport and Philip AVIATION Minister Robert Courts visited Bournemouth Airport on Thursday to witness …

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Sandbanks Community Group wants the area to have ‘first class’ facilities

A COMMUNITY group said it wanted Sandbanks to have ‘world-class’ facilities to match the destination, as long as it was ‘done the right way’. Sandbanks Community Group said its vision is for Sandbanks to be safe and enjoyable for everyone who lives in and visits the area. Previously accused of …

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The sustainable development success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly roundup of five of the week’s top sustainable business success stories from around the world. Published weekly, this series shows how companies and sustainability professionals are striving to achieve their “Mission Possible” through the campaign’s five key pillars: …

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Beach cafe and terrace plan for Canford Cliffs approved

PLANS for the redevelopment of the Canford Cliffs Pavilion into a seaside cafe as part of a multi-million pound scheme have been approved. The existing shelter will be transformed into a café with outdoor terraces, including a terrace on the beach. The BCP Council plan will see the levels of …

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Studland named Dorset’s poshest village – here’s why people will be surprised

A village in part of Dorset, known for its nudist beach and nature reserve, has been rated as one of Britain’s swankiest. In the TelegraphIn the list of Britain’s 54 poshest villages, Studland on the Isle of Purbeck has been selected as Dorset’s poshest village. Not only is the average …

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Nell Nolan: Sugar Bowl President’s Dinner, Jazz Museum Gala, Good Shepherd School | Parties/Society

Community capers Sweeten the bowl The Sugar Bowl President’s Dinner brought fans together two nights before the big game at Caesars Superdome. Teamed up to face off the Baylor Bears against the Ole Miss Rebels. The former players came out on top (21-7) in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, but a …

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Brittany Ferries agreement for the sale of Cap Finistère to an Italian operator

The operator Brittany Ferries has confirmed that it is in the final stages of negotiations for the sale of Cap Finistère to the Italian shipping company GNV. The development comes as the Roscoff-based company prepares to welcome its next vessel to the fleet, the Salamanca (second of five “E-Flexer” class …

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Under the Stars: Can’t Stop Music with Pamela Z, The Residents, Sis, more

Under The Stars is back from the backcountry for 2022. Happy New Year! It’s good to get together with all of you, virtually, once again. It’s true people. This week our near-weekly column featuring new music releases, upcoming shows, and a number of other adjoining articles bids a sad farewell …

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The groups are holding a commercial exhibition of the film January 7-8 in Slidell

Getty Images SLIDELL – The Northshore Cultural Economy Coalition and the Town of Slidell present “The Art of Film: Louisiana Film Industry Expo” on Saturday January 8 at the Slidell Municipal Auditorium. Free entry. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The presenters’ lineup includes Ed and Sue …

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Professor Erin-Marie Legacey, a mainstay in Texas Tech’s history department

The western corner of Holden Hall’s basement seems a dismal place. Identical office doors line a dead-end corridor, distinguished only by replaceable red and black plaques listing the names and degrees of professional occupants. At the end of the room is a name apparently marked by fate: Legacey. A single …

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Revealed: Dorset residents honored by Queen in 2022

The former Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner and the Managing Director of Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals have been recognized in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors. Martyn Underhill, who received an MBE for mental health awareness and support services, and Debbie Fleming, who received an OBE for NHS services, were among …

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Spain officially declares the eruption of the Canary Islands volcano over

The eruption – which has been accompanied by frequent earthquakes – is the first in La Palma since 1971 Madrid, Spain: The eruption of a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma that destroyed hundreds of homes and large swathes of farmland has ended, officials said more than three …

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Western News – Alumni named among the 20 Under 40s of London Inc.

Eleven alumni from the West are part of an “inspiration group” named in London, Ontario. 20 Under 40, 2021 class. Organized by the Twenty Under Forty Foundation, in association with London Inc. magazine, the program celebrates the young Londoners who drive the city forward. The foundation is made up of …

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Covid-19 Briefing: Friday December 17, 2021

Guide for companies published The Scottish government has released new guidelines to help limit the rapid spread of the Omicron variant which went into effect from 00.01 today (Friday 17th December 2021). Businesses will now be legally required to take reasonable steps to minimize the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), …

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France to restrict travel from UK due to Omicron Covid wave

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Covid-19 Omicron variant France will impose “considerably stricter” travel restrictions on passengers arriving from the UK amid fears of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. The government said British travelers must have a compelling reason for their trip which could not be tourism or …

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Developer hunt to transform the Bournemouth seafront arcade

EFFORTS to redevelop a premier seafront site in Bournemouth, which currently houses a games room, have resumed. Savills began their search to find a partner to deliver a “new and dynamic hospitality-based destination business” at the Happyland site near Bournemouth Pier. The commercial real estate advisor said he had already …

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Gwynedd restaurant boss wants help selling, moving to Birmingham’s ‘greener pastures’

A restaurant owner wants planners to help him secure his return to Birmingham’s “greener pastures”. Dhon Miah, owner of Tywyn Balti, says he’s been trying to sell his business for eight years. He was unable to find a buyer with the situation made worse by the pandemic. READ MORE: Caravan …

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2022 Winter Olympics: Should the Vancouver cauldron stay dark?

Vancouver’s Jack Poole Plaza became a ground for competing political events and protests ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022 British Columbia officials should keep the Olympic cauldron in downtown Vancouver in darkness during the Beijing Olympics in February, say British Columbians from minority groups facing human rights …

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Keith Whitley’s fundraising show slated for Saturday – La Tribune

Country Music Awards fingerprints moved to Ashland for the first time A fundraiser to support a music scholarship by the friends of Keith Whitley moved from his Nashville home to Ashland, Kentucky this year. The event, called Keith Whitley Fingerprints on Country Music Awards, will take place at 7 p.m. …

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The New Years Bathtub Race will take place at Poole Quay

POOLE’s popular New Year’s Bathtub Race is scheduled to return on January 1. The annual Bathtub Race sees teams, decked out in disguise, braving the cold water to compete along Poole Quay. The charity event typically attracts around 3,000 spectators and has been around for over 40 years. This year …

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Olympic skater Alana Smith on mental health, chosen family and being non-binary

Skateboard Olympian Alana Smith. (Photo: courtesy photo; designed by Quinn Lemmers for Yahoo Life) relax it is Yahoo Life’s wellness series in which experts, influencers and celebrities share their approaches to wellness and Mental Health, from self-care rituals to setting healthy boundaries to mantras that keep them afloat. When skateboarding …

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Sandbanks hotel projects: Richard Carr responds to thousands of objections

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds of “compensation” will be paid out to compensate for damage to environmentally sensitive areas of Poole if major plans for the redevelopment of three Sandbanks hotels are approved. Richard Carr’s plans for the replacement of the Sandbanks Hotel include a new 171-room hotel, the replacement …

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Award-winning Indigenous Sport Gallery connects the virtual world

The award-winning BC Sports Hall of Fame Indigenous Sport Gallery will soon be available online, bringing the compelling and powerful stories of Indigenous athletes, coaches and builders to communities and classrooms across the province. “Posting the stories of these historic Indigenous leaders, coaches and athletes online helps honor their important …

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The BCP Council has introduced an innovation hub to reduce plastic on beaches

ONE million pounds are spent to dispose of litter from beaches in the BCP Council area. The figure was revealed during the release of a new report on local authorities’ sustainable approach to reducing plastic on the beach. The first of its kind, the report was commissioned by the BCP …

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Reversing the trend on single-use plastics on the beach

The BCP Council is determined to reduce single-use plastic on its beaches. The authority commissioned a report from the City to Sea nonprofit seeking to develop a more sustainable approach to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole seafront. With responsibility for 15 miles of beaches, the resorts are home to around 400,000 …

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10 of the most prestigious houses in the country currently on the market

Do you dream of a home that exudes opulence and sophistication? Then browse our list of the 10 best luxury homes on the market across the country. Hunters Hill Ready to claim one of the Hunters Hill Peninsula’s most expensive auctions, this contemporary waterfront home features Harbor Bridge and city …

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BCP Council Chief Environment Officer Cllr Mark Anderson Invited To Provide Water Quality Update As Southern Water Launches Task Force To Reduce Storm Overflows

The head of the environment of the BCP Council is called upon to report to the advisers on the discharge of wastewater into the sea from local beaches. The board’s oversight and review committee would also like to hear from the water companies and the environment agency, writes Trevor Bevins …

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Kootenay mountain biking trails set to become a global destination for athletes with disabilities – Castlegar News

Trails are a major component of British Columbia’s tourism industry, and a group of the Kootenays are on a mission to make them more inclusive. No, that doesn’t mean opening a wheelchair ramp to the top of Pulpit Rock in Nelson or flattening the Canadian Rockies to make the multi-day …

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10 of the best things to do in Vancouver this week (November 15-19)

Well Vancouver was the craziest week we’ve seen in a long, long time. So while this weekend’s forecast looks surprisingly tame, we also include a few options to find those who want to help with relief efforts or just do some good in their community. And of course, there are …

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On the rebound: resilient Vienna nourishes body and soul through pandemic

Vehicle in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated on June 28, 1914, Military History Museum. (Alan Behr / TNS) I finally arrived at the Sacher Hotel in Vienna 18 months late, with three Pfizer injections on my file and with relief that I finally arrived from there with my body …

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