Making the most of the summer in Boscombe!

Lots of great summer activities this week in Boscombe! Please email me with any information or events. Enjoy!
Lisa Northover

Tonight! (Friday) Dorset music forum have a fantastic seminar with Ryan Farley , the UK A&R Scout for Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd ? the publishing arm of Warner Music Group. 6.30 - 8.30, £5 Refreshments. DMF is a couple of doors from the Opera House.

Funderworld is back in Boscombe, Kings Park: 13th August - 31st August 2009 Open 2.00pm to 9.00pm every day

Funderworld, the only mobile theme park in the UK is an exciting and safe place for the whole family. A pre-paid wrist band entry to the site then its all you can ride for free and what fantastic rides we have from with the UK?s biggest mobile thrill rides featuring the the massive magic mouse roller coaster

BOURNEMOUTH NATURAL SCIENCE SOCIETY Don't miss our Saturday morning openings each Saturday in August. The museum will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm with special hands-on activities planned for each day. 15th August - Ancient Technology -  Flint knapping and other technologies

Boscombe was featured in the Guardian's popular "Lets move to.." column - read about what they said here

Roumelia Lane
 will be closed to traffic from 24/09/09 - 04/08/09 This if for public utility conections to be made.

Fireworks Bournemouth is hoping to attempt a world record 110,000 fireworks in less than 60 seconds onThursday 20 August at 9.30pm. This is to open the Bournemouth Air Show. Great view from Boscombe beach!
(Fireworks also on Friday nights through August)

Urban Beach has live music in the bistro on Sunday 16th August - 'Jim working on hope'

Chaplins has Live entertainment most nights - see their website

Cheap Train Tickets

Recycle your batteries by binning them! Special collection bins have been installed at the Littledown Centre, Stokewood Road Leisure Centre, all libraries and the Council?s Southcote Road Depot as part of the Council's Go Green Campaign. Any battery of between 1.5 and nine volts can be dropped into the containers where they will be collected free of charge by contractor BatteryBack and taken for recycling rather than ending up in landfill.

Back to School Need school shoes? Cloggs have offered Boscalicious members 15% off with the code BTA93

Boredom Busters is for children aged between 4 years to 12 years Boscombe Chine Gardens Morning fun in the park  08:30 ~ 12:30 £3.50 per session all summer

Bedsits. Some houses or flats that are occupied by more than one household are classed as houses in multiple occupation (or HMOs). Landlords of this type of property have extra legal responsibilities. Find out More

Bournemouth Mental Health Support, Time & Recovery Team.Based locally, S.T.R is a national approach that supports individuals who have ongoing mental health needs.Find out more.

For more events in Boscombe see

Empty Homes find out more about reporting empty homes 

To report local problems see Fix My Street

Boscombe and Springbourne Health Centre is open 8am until 8pm, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Appointments can either be pre-booked by phone (01202 727969) for registered patients; or urgent walk-in appointments are available throughout the opening times by coming to the health centre. The Centre is at 11 Shelley Rd Boscombe

Current Planning Applications for Boscombe West (For other area's see Bournemouth Council Planning)

Date Published * Application Number Location Proposal Decision
06/08/2009 7-2009-11895-H 35 Florence Road Erection of a conservatory  
04/08/2009 7-2009-20968-M 4 Cecil Road Alterations and extensions to form 2 additional self contained flats, formation of new vehicular access and parking spaces  
03/08/2009 7-2009-6866-G R/o 94-96 Palmerston Road Erection of 2 Dwellinghouses  
31/07/2009 7-2009-3380-P Abbeyfield 3 Carysfort Road Pruning of two Limes  
29/07/2009 7-2009-23075-C 23 Gladstone Road West Erection of two dwellinghouses with cycle store  
27/07/2009 7-2009-13008-C 42-44 Palmerston Road Alterations, extensions and conversion of premises into 10 flats with bin and cycle stores  
24/07/2009 7-2009-17589-A 24 Percy Road Felling of one Horse Chestnut  
06/07/2009 7-2009-9799-M 11 Wilfred Road Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness for an existing use of premises as a dwellinghouse Grant
02/07/2009 7-2009-7067-G Percy Court 26 Percy Road Pruning of one Lime, one Copper Plum and one Sweet Chestnut  
23/06/2009 7-2009-16127-B Waverley Hall 13 The Crescent Alterations and three storey extension to form two additional flats  
23/06/2009 7-2009-8500-Q 5 Wollstonecraft Road Alterations, extensions, formation of canopies, balconies and mansard roof to Hotel- Amended plan to application 7-2008-8500-P 

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