This Week in Boscombe

After a bargain? Check out Cafe Boscanova's "Early Bird" Breakfast Deal. Until 9.30 everyday, buy two dishes from their amazing breakfast menu and get the cheapest one free, or get a free drink with your breakfast. See in the cafe for full details and conditions and go early to be sureto get a seat. Check out for directions and info.

Tree O?clock Day, Saturday 5 December is the BBC Breathing Places  a national celebration of trees. As part of Tree O?clock Day, Bournemouth is taking part in a Guinness World Record attempt to plant as many trees as possible in one hour all over the UK. 

Coastline Protection - or not? Put your views at the consultation by the Environment Agency on Thursday 3 December Bournemouth International Centre 10am to 6pm with presentations at 2-hourly intervals

Tonight at Reef EncounterThere?s laid-back soul, R&B and funky jazz on Friday evening with a return visit from Lisa McQuillan (vocals) and Bruce Griffin (keyboard). From 8pm. Admission free. Book a table of booth or just come and chill out at the bar. 01202 280656.

Lecture on Stem Cell Research - Speaker: Dr Stephen Goldie Sat 28th Nov,2.30pm  Fungi Cannot Hear - Speaker: Dr Stuart Skeates

Tue 1st Dec, 7.30pm  Natural Science Society 39 Christchurch Rd

Transition Bournemouth Get involved! Next meeting Monday 30th Nov at the Town Hall, 7.30pm (Royal Hants Room) see
Ice Rink for Boscombe planning application should be in early 2010. It has taken longer than expected to reach the planning application stage due to the time spent sourcing the most value for money quotes for the detailed planning assessments, but the team is working as quickly as possible to progress this project within budget, 

Surf Report thanks to 10am today: Another 2/3 foot day with shelter best at Bournemouth, fingers crossed for tomorrow morning about an hour ago - follow us on twitter:

Cycling Forum meeting will be Tuesday 1st December, 6.00pm at the Town Hall.

Renewal of Bridge over Railway The weekend before last was a critical time when the railway was completely closed and the old deck was to be removed followed by the installation of the beams to support the new deck.  Although the weather was atrocious (as you will have seen) and the use of the big crane had to be restricted on Saturday because of the high winds, all the planned work was completed and the railway reopened a few hours early. Widened footways, new 

Toucan? Pedestrian Crossing, and Road Improvement Works These works are funded by the council to improve safety for children going to and from King?s Park School, and to provide better facilities for cyclists along with repairs to the pavement and road surfaces.  They are going well ? with close supervision from the transportation team ? and on programme at the present time; there are no anticipated big problems.

Gas Main Renewal The works at the north end of Ashley Road have been completed and the road resurfaced where there were excavations.  Work at St Johns Church is due to be completed iminently
Electricity cabling
This work on the southern part of Ashley Road, too, is progressing well.  The contractors are working well with the gas contractors to minimise delays to access traffic.  They have rescheduled part of their programmed works to help ensure that both sets of works are implemented as effectively as possible. 

Contractors are still confident that all the works will be finished by the due date for the road to be fully reopened on 19 December.  

Open Mic Night & Jam sessions at the Portman/ Green Room instruments available to use include: Acoustic Guitar Electric Guitar, Drum Kit *BANDS ARE WELCOME TO TURN UP & PLAY *RECORD YOUR ACOUSTIC LIVE SET ON TO A CD FREE ENTRY  Every Thursday: 8PM till 11PM
Trance dance  Unique blend of healing sounds, percussive rhythms, Transformative breathing techniques. Evening ritual Sat Nov 28th Bring a cushion £10 £7 concess Bourne Spring Centre St Mary?s Rd contact the centre to book 07849322256
Love Actually Concert 7th Dec An Evening of Music and poetry celebrating love, 7.30 Reception/Drinks, 8pm Svetlana?s celebration of love 8.45 Interval, 9pm Jack Maguire & Stromenti £7 on the door £5 concessions/adv St Clements Church Boscombe. call 07768 096964
A grand Christmas Market at St Clements Church Hall Boscombe, Saturday 5th December 10.30 - 1.30 Soup, Mince pies, Stalls, Tombola, Raffle

Countryfile Sunday 7pm Matt Baker and Julia Bradbury are in Bournemouth, to try out the waves created by the Northern Hemisphere's only artificial surf reef.

Boscombe families launch map of local cycling and walking routes The map is free and will be available to all local families in an A4 full colour, folded leaflet from Boscombe Children?s Centre. For more information contact the Children?s Centre on 01202 395534.

200th Anniversary of Bournemouth check the website to see what?s planned and to see if you can apply for funding for your event!

Chaplins Saturday 28th Roots life sounds, Sunday Fairplay, Wednesdays Open Mic, Thursday Mr Lively,..Lots More!

Urban Reef Don't have a 'souless' Christmas Party in the back end of a hotel conference room with no atmosphere...come and spend it with us and we'll love you for Christmas and beyond. You can check our menus for both events by clicking here


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