Be part of Bournemouth Air Festival

Dates for this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival have been announced, presenting an opportunity for businesses and sponsors to participate in the world’s biggest land and air festival by the sea. Bournemouth Air Festival, organised by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council, will return on Thursday 29 August – Saturday 31 August this year. Another jam-packed […]



Help find the forgotten Sheroes of Dorchester

Six men, one dog, a Queen and a horse. This is the representation of civic monuments in the county town of Dorchester! This month, Dorchester Sheroes has launched a new campaign to find Dorchester’s unsung and forgotten women of the town. It turns out the team behind Mary Anning Rocks has one last statue in […]



Photos of ILLUMINATE at The Blue Pool 2024

ILLUMINATE at The Blue Pool, on from 11 January to 25 February.



Sign up for Bournemouth Bay Run 2024

You can now sign up for the 41st Bournemouth Bay Run in March. Whatever your running ability – fun or competitive – the event on Sunday 24 March is ideal. Set against the backdrop of Bournemouth’s beautiful seven-mile stretch of sandy beaches, there are four races of various lengths on offer. Dedicated runners can participate in […]



Amazing fossil pliosaur skull found in Dorset

An amazing fossil pliosaur skull has been found near Kimmmeridge in Dorset



Christmas launches in Bournemouth

Thousands of lights will illuminate the Lower Gardens in Bournemouth to mark the launch of Christmas Tree Wonderland on Friday 17 November. New for this year is a tunnel of light at the start of the trail, which is organised by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council with main sponsor Coastal Business Improvement District (BID). […]



Winton Library Garden scoops regional award

A community-led garden at Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council’s Winton Library has recently received a regional award. The Royal Horticultural Society (HRS) and South and South East Bloom have awarded the green space an ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ award of ‘Thriving Level 4’. The level is attained by assessing the community participation, environmental responsibility and […]



Redevelopment continues at Poole Museum

Work on the second phase of the redevelopment of Poole Museum’s three historic buildings is well underway following the successful completion of the first phase earlier this year. The initial work included repairs, re-roofing, glazing, insulation, and the installation of solar panels to make the museum more sustainable and protect its historic buildings for the […]



Fireworks

Fun and fireworks on Poole Quay

Join family and friends from 5pm on Sunday 5 November for entertainment and live music along the quay, with the firework display starting at 8pm. The annual event commemorates the anniversary of Guy Fawkes failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Councillor Millie Earl, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Connected […]



New radio station for Bournemouth

A new radio station for Bournemouth is launching next year covering local news and playing the best songs on the radio. The announcement of Bournemouth One today came 100 years to the day (17 October 2023) after the launch of 6BM – Bournemouth’s first radio station which lasted 16 years. Bournemouth One will offer a […]