Poole tourism

Date set for Poole Pirates’ return to Wimborne Road

POOLE Pirates admitted the “great relief” to have finally confirmed a date to ride Wimborne Road again. The Pirates were due to get back on track for a home meeting with the Plymouth Gladiators next week, but that was pushed back. However, following extensive discussions between the club, the owners …

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Blue flags for BCP Council beaches

MORE blue flags have been awarded to beaches in the BCP Council area than any other UK authority. Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has announced its iconic blue flags and seaside awards to the UK’s best beaches, and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have been confirmed with 23 awards in total. …

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Dorset among UK’s top holiday destinations

DORSET has been named one of the UK’s Top Holiday Destinations. As Brits plan to vacation in the UK this summer, the country’s beauty spots are becoming busier and more sought after than ever before. National holidays are more popular than ever, increasing competition with holidaymakers who want to stay …

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Condor Ferries announces its summer schedule

Condor Voyager in dry dock in Cherbourg. Photo: Condor Ferries (30824987) The company’s summer schedule – which starts from Friday July 2 – aims to provide capacity at peak times on weekends and a lower crossing frequency on weekdays. Its high-speed crossings, which will be operated by the Condor Liberation …

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Development of Cheshire: Poole and the surrounding area

Pictured above: Poole Hill Road, Poole. Image credit: Google Street View Submitted by David Norbury The following decisions regarding accommodation applications were recently announced: Poole The prospect of a traditional-style shepherd’s hut to provide holiday accommodation in the countryside in Poole, Cheshire, has sparked objection. The feature film was offered …

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Parade of Sunseeker Yachts at the Bournemouth Air Festival

LUXURY boatbuilder Sunseeker is working on creating an official ‘parade’ of its new and classic yachts, as part of this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival. The Poole Company invites homeowners to participate and join what they hope will be the largest number of Sunseekers in history. This follows Sunseeker’s inaugural parade …

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Opelika approves arrangement for police program and I

By Michelle KeyEditor Opelika City Council and Mayor Gary Fuller discussed a letter of arrangement with Critical Insights Consulting, LLC for OPD’s strategic initiative at Tuesday night’s council meeting. Ward 5 Councilor Todd Rauch said he believed this was just another step in the right direction for Opelika’s future. “I …

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Parkdean Resorts invests £ 6million in Dorset parks

OVER £ 6million has been invested in three Dorset holiday parks ahead of the 2021 season. Parkdean Resorts has invested heavily in its Dorchester, West Bay and Poole resorts as part of an overall £ 70million spend in the holiday park operator’s nationwide business. In Warmwell, near Crossways, £ 2.5million …

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More steps forward for Asotin County Jail | North West

ASOTIN – Asotin County officials have an opportunity to appeal the ongoing action by Clarkston City Council to accept or reject the proposed Port Drive site for a new jail. However, Commissioner Brian Shinn told town halls that the county was not interested in delaying the process or spending taxpayer …

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