With a number of unexplained closures of bakeries in Bournemouth in the last few years, are we beginning to see the end of our independent bakers? Following the announcement of the closure of the Thornton Café at Castlepoint, and the mysterious disappearance of Baked 2 Take on Old Christchurch Road. Thornton’s Chocolatiers are owned by […]
With dog poo bins all over the beach front in Mudeford, Christchurch, why do dog walkers use a restaurant’s waste disposal as a means for their pooches muck? The Noisy Lobster’s retaliation to the situation has however caused a little bit of trouble with the local council. Shauna Burnett reports.
Bournemouth, an area known for high levels of illicit substance use, is set to see a large amount of illegal drug activity in the upcoming weeks due to music events. Research from the Drug and Alcohol Governance Board for Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset reveals that there is an average of 40 drug related deaths over […]
A pair of Bournemouth dogs are on a mission to create smiles across university halls. Today, Pixie and Shonti, two small Bichon Frise cross’, spent time at Dorchester House where they were helping students to de-stress after their exams. Henry Fitch-bartlett, a first-year Sociology student had just finished an exam this morning, and was one […]
Recently released statistics from the NHS England show Bournemouth and Poole slipping behind on targets when it comes to A&E performance. NHS England strive for a 95 percent target A&E patients to be seen within a four-hour window. Nationally, December figures show that this was the case only 85 percent of the time. Locally, […]
Children are consuming around 400 biscuits and more than 120 cakes, buns and pastries each year, according to latest research from Public Health England (PHE). For this reason, a new Change4Life campaign has been launched by PHE to help encourage parents find snacks of 100 calories or less for their children. Figures from the National […]
Bournemouth’s cat cafe, Pause, have launched a student well-being campaign with the aim of helping the local communities mental health. The not-for-profit business started the campaign as they felt this time of year in particular can be difficult for people and have been spreading the #FelineGood on social media. The cafe hopes that they can help […]