Current Bournemouth News
Comedian Tony Hancock's Bournemouth connections recalled - BBC News
Forty-five years after he took his own life, comedian Tony Hancock is still regarded as one of the pioneers of British television comedy. At its peak, his Hancock's Half Hour BBC TV show was a national institution - pubs emptied and shops shut early so ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 07:15:23 GMT
Bournemouth library workers raising cash for food banks - Bournemouth Echo
A KIND HEARTED member of staff from Bournemouth Libraries is giving up her personal collection of signed books and plants for a good cause. Medi Bernard, Service and Strategy Manager, decided to she wanted to do more to encourage people to give ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 12:32:16 GMT
Thai food festival underway in Bournemouth Square - Bournemouth Echo
DANCING, food, boxing, and stalls in Bournemouth Square are allowing residents and visitors to enjoy some Thai culture. In preparation for the Thai Summer Fayre at Kings Park later in the summer, The Thai Food Festival, which runs until Monday, has ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 14:48:59 GMT
Racists attack Bournemouth mosque - Bournemouth Echo
A COMMUNITY leader has spoken of his fears after a mosque was targeted in a racist attack. Majid Yasin, imam and director of the Bournemouth Islamic Centre and Central Mosque, said the words 'Muslim scum' were daubed in red on the walls of the ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 11:01:22 GMT
Volunteers have the tools for success - Bournemouth Echo
VOLUNTEERS have celebrated the launch of their new Tools for Self Reliance workshop in Ringwood. A Champagne toast was given to the new industrial unit and the people who have donated £300 a year for the three-year term of their lease. They include ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 16:40:07 GMT
Morgan Sindall scores £27m Bournemouth regeneration - The Construction Index
Morgan Sindall area director Paul Gale said: “This regeneration project is an important investment in the future of Bournemouth and will increase the town's commercial infrastructure and residential provisions, providing a vital boost to the town in a ...
Sat, 25 May 2013 13:23:46 GMT
Bournemouth 1943 air raid remembered - BBC News
A memorial to victims of a World War II bombing raid on Bournemouth 70 years ago has been unveiled. Nearly 200 people, mostly Allied airmen staying at the Metropole Hotel, died in the Luftwaffe raid on 23 May 1943. The raid was the deadliest wartime ...
Thu, 23 May 2013 20:27:51 GMT