This week in Boscombe - Including Surf contest

Highways Information Keep up to date with highways information, closures, and delays, with my new website http://bournemouthhighwaysinformation.blogspot.com/




Older people Free transportTwo activity sessions a week for older people (in a twelve week course) are available at the Littledown Centre. One session is studio based, the other an active water class. The sessions cost the participant £3.00 per time with free transport available if required. This is a great opportunity for individuals who have transport issues or for organisations working with older people for which this opportunity would benefit. 722211




Boscombe Fountain It has been reported today that there is a group to save the Boscombe fountain - I will endeavor to blog about this when I have all of the facts as this has been reported in a very confusing way - more next week




Surf Reef Local surfers would like the reef to be ?tweaked? so that it has a better wave for stand up surfers. The report into the effectiveness of the reef is due in February  and the Wessex surf club hope to influence the report so the work is done before the final payment is made.




Boscombe Sea Road Public Art Trail: Meet the artist 3rd and final event tomorrow!Residents in Bournemouth are being invited to meet the artist appointed to design and produce a series of seven high quality public artworks forSea Road. The artworks will form a trail to link the Boscombe Spa Village regeneration scheme with Boscombe Precinct, encouraging seafront visitors up to the central shopping area. keep up with developments on www.searoadpublicarttrail.blogspot




"Sorted Surf Shop" Surf Contest & Festival 20th & 21st March 8.30 am - 3.30pm  & Evening Party (Sat) The event will consist of Surfing & Bodyboarding contests on the Reef & Beach at Boscombe There will also be a host of demonstration equipment for you to "have a go" including, Stand Up Paddleboards, Kayaks, Surfboards & Power Kiting as well as demonstrations of various watersport activities. Along the beach & promenade there will be equipment and stalls to browse. We are looking to run a family friendly event and welcome everybody to come along and enjoy two days of fun at the beach




The Opera House , now O2 academy has some great acts coming up - check their site! Ocean Colour Scene, Tinchy Stryder, Europe, James, La Roux - that I recognise!




Boscalicious Reader Survey: Take our survey on crime in Boscombe http://bit.ly/8wzqXf




Ever thought of using Real Nappies? Are you a parent or expecting a baby and interested in finding out how to help the environment and save you money? Then why not visit a real nappies roadshow being held in Bournemouth. The Council?s recycling team has teamed up with nappy experts to stage the ?Nappucino? roadshow on Thursday 28 January at the Littledown Centre to promote the environmental and cost benefits of using washable nappies. The Nappucino roadshow runs from 11am-1pm and then again from 7.30pm-9.30pm.




Boiler Scrappage Scheme Launched Government has launched a new national scheme, the Boiler Scrappage Scheme.  Households in England can apply for a £400 voucher to help with the cost of replacing old, G-rated boilers for a new A-rated boiler or renewable heating system such as a biomass boiler or a heat pump. http://bit.ly/6e2IT1




Lollipop people needed for St Clements Rd contact the road safety officer on 451451 Lunchtime supervisors also needed, enquire at the school




New Year Tea - 2.30 - 5.00 New Year Tea 16th January 2.30.    Enigmas of Science Past and Present: Conflicting Theories - Speaker: Justin Delair 19th January, 7.30pm Bournemouth Natural Science Society 39 Christchurch Rd http://www.bnss.fslife.co.uk/programme.html




Boscanova Cafe run a youth cafe on a monday 7-9pm for ages 14-19. If you know of any kids short of stuff to do please tell them to come along. There are 2 youth workers and tones of games etc. We run a small and subsidized menu and each person gets a free drink and meal on their first visit. Please spread the word!!!




Free locks installed - book for yours to be done before March! http://bit.ly/6o5t9N Call 0300 111 3303




FREE SURF COACHING CLINIC Yes, I said free!!!, come down to Surf Steps (http://www.bournemouthsurfschool.co.uk/bournemouth-surf-school-london-contact.php ) and take part in our free surfing clinics. Although the coaching is free, the equipment, I?m afraid, is not ? our usual hire charges Although it is an open session and you can just rock up, if you email (before 5pm Friday) andy@bournemouthsurfschool.co.uk with any ideas, we will be more able to accommodate your needs?Coaching clinic date: 24th January 2010




Reef Encounter Tim Rea?s back at Reef Encounter this Friday night, 22nd January. Soul, soft rock and something a little more lively. Covers and originals from one of the South?s leading singer-songwriters.  From 8pm. Admission Free. Book a table or booth on 01202 280656 or just come and listen at the bar. STEAK NIGHT SPECIAL THIS SATURDAY, 23rd JANUARY (Full menu also available) ...£29 for two. Very popular - booking advisable. Please bring your membership card or join for free on the night. Our full menu is also available. Tel 01202 280656.




Save for Xmas 2010 Coastal Credit Union is a co-operative, not for profit savings and loans organisation with a passion for promoting budgeting and thrift in the BH postcode area. We http://www.coastalcreditunion.co.uk/




Chaplins Tomorow,23rd Bird Jaguar followed by Mr Lively..Lots More!




Police News




Surgeries

Police Neighbourhood Information Centre, The Sovereign Centre,  Boscombe Every Thursday, 2.30pm - 3.30pm & Every Saturday, 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Street Corner Meetings

Cecil Road

20 January 2010, 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Porchester Place

21 January 2010, 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Campbell Road

17 February 2010, 7.00 pm

Westby Road

17 March 2010, 7.00 pm

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