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Monthly Archives: September 2012

£100m Bournemouth hotel

A new £100m development of leisure and retail properties and hotels in Bournemouth has received interest from some major industry players. The former Terrace Mount car park is being developed by Havard Tisdale into two hotels, a leisure club and luxury apartments.

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Walking in memory of wife

A great grandfather who has tunnel vision is planning on carrying out a 107-mile charity walk. Haverhill local Bob Cornwall is preparing for his walk with a three mile stroll everyday to break in his walking boots. The grandfather-of-six who has glaucoma decided to do the walk in memory of his beloved with of 59 years, Betty. He hopes that he will be able to raise hundreds of pounds for the International Glaucoma Association with his walk.

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Release of CD to celebrate choir’s 90th anniversary

Bournemouth Male Voice Choir are celebrating their 90th anniversary this year by recreating a performance they did in 1922 on the steps of Bournemouth Town Hall. The choir are also celebrating the launch of their new CD, One Voice. The new album was recorded in St Ambrose Church, Westbourne, which the choir have used as their base for the last three years. The choir take part in various competitions and perform to support many local charities. Bournemouth solicitors Horsey Lightly …

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Bournemouth’s homeless offered haircuts by Parley hairdresser

A charitable hairdresser in Bournemouth has spoken of her work cutting the hair of the city’s homeless. Sue Scott, owner of Tandem Hair in Parley, volunteers at St Paul’s Shelter in Bournemouth every six weeks to trim and shave those who cannot afford to have it done elsewhere.

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