Monthly Archives: November 2017

Brrrrrrr! Keeping you safe in extreme weather

As Bournemouth’s long hot summer becomes but a distant memory please spare a thought for the dedicated team of gritter drivers who are on standby throughout the winter months, ready at a moment’s notice to keep Bournemouth moving. There are … Continue reading

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Rough Sleeping: how you can help

FACT: People sleeping rough are more likely to die young. A report from the charity Crisis indicates that the average age of death of someone sleeping rough is just 47 years. Nationally, there has been an increase in rough sleeping, … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes in the Christmas workshop!

Traditionally, Christmas is a time to wind down, take stock and enjoy the company of friends and family without the pressures of daily life… it’s not like that in Events & Marketing! It’s high energy, frenetic and at times, quite … Continue reading

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Government is “minded to” implement our Future Dorset proposal

After a nine month wait, the Rt Hon Savid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has announced that he is “minded to” implement our Future Dorset proposal for improving local government in Dorset, by replacing the … Continue reading

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Wearing my poppy with pride

It seems only yesterday that I was installed as Mayor; in fact I am almost at the half-way mark in the Mayoral year, a very active year so far.  We have had over 270 engagements to date! They have been … Continue reading

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Bournemouth: the place we love and call home

Autumn is upon us. Chilly mornings are bringing crisp, clear skies and amber leaves are tinting the tree lined streets of Bournemouth.  Hats and gloves are starting to appear on brisk walks taken along the seafront and the River Stour, … Continue reading

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