Abba tribute in town

Introducing ‘Waterloo – The Best of Abba Tribute’ show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker. This brand new show is coming to Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre on Sunday 6 September. It celebrates the music of one of the best-selling music artists of all time – Abba. In 1974 the little known…

Chari-tea party raises funds for Mayor’s charities at The Grove Hotel

Mayor of Bournemouth’s Charity Appeal Fund supports local charities with an Afternoon Tea hosted at the unique The Grove Hotel, Bournemouth.
Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr John Adams JP, along with over eighty supporters of the Mayor of Bournemouth’s Charity Appeal, recently gathered at The Grove Hotel in Bournemouth for an afternoon tea party in aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities.

Dorset news


Detectives investigating a serious assault outside a Bournemouth pub are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Between 11pm and midnight on Saturday 8 August 2015, an altercation took place between two men in The Cranleigh pub on Clingan Road in the Southbourne area. The incident continued outside where a group of…

Dorset news

Poole robbery: witness appeal

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a robbery at a Poole store. It happened at around 7am today, (Tuesday 11 August), when two men armed with kitchen knives entered McColl’s convenience store in Blandford Road. The offenders threatened members of staff and demanded they opened the safe. They…

Avenue Q

REVIEW: Avenue Q at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, 10 August – Review by Jasmine Watkiss. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a musical featuring puppets and their puppeteers side by side, but with a Tony Award ‘Triple Crown’ for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q seemed like a risk worth taking.