People have admonished the council after benches were installed to prevent homeless people from sleeping rough in the local area. This follows a number of schemes to deter the homeless in Bournemouth in recent years such as playing bagpipes, playing loud Alvin and the Chipmunks music by Bournemouth Train Station and offering homeless people one-way […]
A protest against the Wessex Fields development proposals, organized by the campaign group Friends by the Riverside, took place outside the Bournemouth Town Hall on Monday morning. The campaigners were joined by the members of Holdenhurst Village Parish Meetings and together call for the council to abandon its plans of a new development on the […]
David Lawrence, an energy engineer for the Bournemouth Council Economic Development & Sustainability Team, exclusively revealed that they have already exceeded their CO2 reduction target. The Bournemouth Climate Change Strategy was put in place with the target of reducing CO2 emissions by 30% by 2020. David said: “Per capita we’ve now reached a 38% carbon […]
A Bournemouth surfer has revealed that the council are planning changes to help fight beach litter after delivering a petition that has over 1,200 signatures. Sam Almond created the petition earlier this year urging Bournemouth Borough Council to stop distributing single use plastics from their beach kiosks after seeing an increase of litter in Dorset […]
AFC Bournemouth’s dream of expanding the 11,000 seater Vitality stadium may still be alive as the feared Bournemouth Borough Council Act of 1985 may not be enough to block development. The Bournemouth Borough Council Act, nicknamed ‘Five Parks Act’, was introduced in 1985 to ensure that all five parks did not become a site for commercial […]
An update on the Selective Licensing Scheme. Councillor Jane Kelly reveals more information.
Boscombe is the subject of a regeneration partnership between the police and Bournemouth Borough Council.