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As the weather takes a turn for the colder and the shopping days until Christmas count down, I am delighted to welcome you to the Christmas edition of the Southbourne Magazine. In this edition we have local news and events, a new competition from Deli Rocks, gift ideas and offers from local shops and I meet up with Harriet and staff of The Good Play Cafe. There’s news from the Creative Hub and local features on the map. Remember to shop local, especially at this time of year. Why not see if you can do all your Christmas shopping in Southbourne?

CONTENTS Local News Nov & Dec Events & Dates Deli Rocks Competition Christmas at The Beach Hut What’s New at The Creative Hub Bournemouth 2013 Calendar Southbourne-on-Sea Map Effective Learning Christmas Maze (and bad jokes!) Social Groups and Things To Do Workplace Mediation Christmas Events at Sunrise Useful Contacts

Tom Faull

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We’d love to hear from you with your comments, articles and ideas for the January/February 2013 edition. The deadline for this edition is 14th December. Email

Southbourne-on-Sea News Local news from around the area Southbourne Area Forum The Southbourne Area Forum is holding its Public Meeting and AGM on Thursday 8th November 2012 at 7.30pm. Guest speakers include Thereas Mcmanus, Sustainable Projects Manager, Dorset Energy Advice Centre and Bob Boulton, Chair Of Trustees Bournemouth 2026. All members of the public are welcome - come along and have your say! Held at Immanual Church Hall, 120 Southbourne Road, BH6 3QJ.

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections On 15 November 2012 new elections are taking place in England and Wales, you will be asked to choose a Police and Crime Commissioner for your local police force. Our local candidates are Andrew James Canning (Liberal Democrat), Nick King (Conservative), Rachel Rogers (Labour) and Martyn Underhill (Independent). You should have received a voting card with details of where to vote. We’ll have details of the outcome in the next edition.

Free Drink for Mum (or Dad) To celebrate the recent opening of The Good Play Café in Southbourne, Harriet and the team are offering a free hot drink with every play if you take in our voucher on the left. The café already has a welcoming ‘community feel’, with a selection of teas, milkshakes, homemade cakes, healthy lunches, free wifi and magazines.

Harriet told us “I wanted somewhere safe and secure that parents could enjoy as well. It’s as important for the parents to have fun as much as the kids”.

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Useful Dates & Events - November & December 2012


Soul Acoustic at The Larderhouse. Kerry & Tina perform live as Soul Acoustic from 7.30pm 11 Nov Craft Market at The Littledown Centre from 10am - 1pm. 40 stalls with handmade gifts and homewares. 21 Nov Fashion Show at 7.30pm held at Trinity Hall, featuring Margery Daw (see p11) 28 Nov Curry & Quiz Night at The Beach Hut (see p8) 1 Dec Sunrise Christmas Fayre, 11am - 3pm (see p26) 4 Dec Coffee Morning Talk with author Stephen Clegg. Free event at The Creative Hub (see p13). 8 Dec Fisherman’s Walk Christmas Event. See for details. 13 Dec Christmas Quiz Night at The Beach Hut (see p8) 22-24 Dec Free Face Painting at The Good Play Cafe 10am - 1pm Plus a free goody bag for the first 20 children each day. 25 Dec Christmas Day, falls on a Tuesday this year. Every Thursday - Quiz Night at The Grove Tavern, 27 Southbourne Grove. Call 01202 430008 Every Friday - Live Music at The Spyglass and Kettle, 25 Stourwood Avenue. Call 01202 424888 4 Nov

Check out the online calendar to find even more local events and things to do:

Sainsbury’s Watch The new Sainsbury’s is taking shape and the exterior of the building now has colourful and modern cladding. The store is due to open in the coming weeks and we’d love to hear what you think of the store opening in Southbourne. Email with your comments.

Deli Rocks Competition Win an lip smacking meal for 2

In our new Winter competition, you have the chance to win a lunch for two at the fabulous Deli Rocks in Southbourne. To enter the competition, email your answer to the question below along with your name and address to You can also enter on our website for free.

Competition Question: Which of the following is not found in a classic cappuccino ? a. frothed milk b. espresso shot c. olive oil One correct winner will be picked at random and informed by email. One entry per person. The judges decision is final. There is no cash alternative. Your information is protected by the Data Protection Act 1998. Competition closes 31st December 2012.

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Christmas at The Beach Hut Clive and Lee are gearing up for a busy Christmas at The Beach Hut. Bookings are now being taken for their fabulous five course Christmas menu (see opposite) available for just £45 per head. There is one sitting at 12noon so book early to avoid disappointment. Boxing Day isn’t left out either with a four course Boxing Day lunch available for £25 per head. Please call for full details and to book. Quizzes in November and December If you are a quiz fan then check out The Beach Hut on Wednesday 28th November for the Curry and Quiz Night. Enjoy a chicken or veggie curry with a glass of wine, beer, lager or soft drink for just £6. Quiz entry is £1 each, winner takes all. On Thursday 13th December you are invited to the Christmas Quiz Night. Dinner with a glass of wine, beer, lager or soft drink is again just £6. Quiz entry is £1 each, winner takes all. Private Parties and New Gifts The Beach Hut is able to cater for private parties with all varieties of food and drink. Call 01202 430418 to find out more and discuss your event. The walls of The Beach Hut are adorned with some lovely bits and pieces - all for sale. They have just had in a new range of gifts so why not pop in for some retail therapy as well as a bite to eat!

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King prawn cocktail with a bloody mary mayonnaise and garnished with caviar Pea, basil and mint soup topped with torn mint and feta cheese Duck pate with champagne and truffle with toasted rustic bread **** Mango sorbet **** Traditional roast turkey with pigs in blankets, chestnut stuffing, roast potatoes and seasonal winter vegetables Roast tenderloin of pork with muscavado and red wine sauce, roast potatoes and seasonal winter vegetables Whole baked sea bass with herbs, cream and spinach served with new potatoes **** Christmas pudding with brandy cream Chocolate and orange truffle terrine with citrus cream Raspberry pavlova ice cream sundae **** Tea or coffee with mince pie ****

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New Gift Ideas at The Candle Box

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Christmas Shopping Event Saturday 1st December Beautiful gifts, handbags, scarves and lots more

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Wishing all our customers a very Merry Christmas Margery Daw 95 Southbourne Grove Southbourne-on-Sea Bournemouth BH6 3QX

Winter at Southbourne Creative Hub As more and more people find out about the vast array of activities at the Southbourne Creative Hub, Cathy is here with a quick reminder about the Hub and a look at some new activities coming up this winter. Cathy tells us, “The Southbourne Creative Hub is a not-for-profit social enterprise promoting the arts and creativity. As well as providing a venue for experienced teachers and workshop leaders to run activities, we work with the local voluntary and public sectors to provide activities for people who need tailored support to participate. We are a member of Creative Care Dorset, Arts & Health South West and the Southbourne-on-Sea Business Association.” S O U T H B O U R N E C R E A T I V E


New Activities for Kids KIDS CIRCUS COURSE – Come and learn to spin a plate, throw a diabolo, juggle and be a clown with former circus professional Cathy Doolally. Mondays 4.30-5.30pm. A five week course from 12th Nov to 10th Dec. Suitable for 7-11 year olds, beginners and improvers. £5 per session or £20 in advance for the course. Contact Cathy at The Hub. MESSY TODDLERS – Art, Creativity and Mess for the under 5’s. A child led group that allows your budding little artists to explore their creativity without having to worry about the mess! £5 per session per child. Parents/Carers get messy too. Starts 9th November, Fridays 11am-11.45am. With experienced facilitator Heidi Steller, contact her on 07957 900795 or email

Tel: 01202 427962 ~ 129-131 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, BH6 3EN 13

New Activities for Adults INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING – Thursday mornings, with Ann Sharrett. The sessions are designed to INSPIRE you to start WRITING (for the first time, or again) in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Contact Ann on 01425 273235 or go to COFFEE MORNING TALK – Tuesday 4th December, 10.30am. FREE. Stephen Clegg, local author, will be talking about his hugely successful novel Maria’s Papers, a novel inspired by intrigues uncovered when researching his family history. Find out more on

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Woodside Road Car Park Situated next to‘Little People’on Woodside Road. Offers 85 spaces & free parking from 6pm.

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Shelley Park A wonderful tree lined park with walks from the coast inland. There is a play area for children and a number of tennis courts. Tennis in the park is organised by The West Hants Club and you can arrange access online: Did you know? The Boscombe Manor building was used in 1938 as a Home Guard HQ, this continued until the end of WWII.

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Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre

An indoor leisure centre with excellent facilities including: fitness suite, 25m swimming pool, badminton, 18 hole golf, two 3G synthetic turf outdoor floodlit football pitches and a newly revamped arena wheel park and BMX track. There is also a licensed coffee bar open every day. Find out more on 01202 477987.

Solent Meads Golf Centre

The facility is open to the public all year round and comprises of an 18 hole par 3 golf course, a 9 hole 'fun course', an 11 bay driving range, a practice putting green and cafe - plenty of free parking is available. The 18 hole par 3 golf course is a great golfing experience for golfers of all levels. See Map data Š2010 Tele Atlas

Effective Learning

with Connie and Edward from NumberWorks’nWords

At NumberWorks’nWords we teach. Our goal is to help children learn. Learning is something that happens in our brains and involves processing all sorts of information. It is a complicated process involving great numbers of nerve connections and chemicals. People learn or process information in different ways. This depends on many factors, including fatigue, stress, interest or lack of interest, encouragement or lack of encouragement. Ultimately, it requires practice, which can be tedious or engaging, depending on the approach. Learning does not always take place on schedule and it should not be limited to time in the classroom. Learning may or may not be something that initially excites our children. The challenge is to find ways to make those things we need to learn in order to live, pass examinations, get jobs and improve our lives. Some things are remembered quickly, other things take more time. Therefore, it is necessary to approach tough subjects in different ways. That is where we can help you and your children. It is why we approach each child as an individual and design maths and English programmes based on need rather than placing children into a “one size fits all” package. We use digital media, books, learning aids for physical engagement, discussions and other methods to reach goals. One of our recent students said it best: “I like coming here Mum, it makes me think.”



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Social Groups & Things To Do Join a local social group Southbourne Art Society Regular critiques of members’ work, workshop and annual exhibition. Artists of all abilities welcome. 3rd Friday of the month between 2 – 4pm at Immanuel United Reformed Church, 120 Southbourne Road. Email for more information. Southbourne Computer Club for the over 50’s Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays 10am - 12 at Immanuel Church Hall, 120 Southbourne Road. £1.50 per meeting, to cover the costs of stationery and refreshments. Talks on all aspects of home computing, question & answer sessions, practical instructions. More details at Boscombe Albion YFC Boscombe Albion Football Club was established in 1972 and was a founder member of the Bournemouth Youth Football League. See: Book Talk Reading Groups 1st Monday of the month 5.30 - 6.30pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month 5.30pm - 6.30pm Get together to discuss the latest book release or share thoughts about your favourite read. Held at Southbourne Library, call 01202 428784. Southbourne Craft Group Get crafty at Southbourne Library on Seabourne Road from 10am. Every last Tuesday of the month. Call 01202 428784 to find out more. Dorset Humanists Discuss humanism, science, atheism & philosophy - and much more. The group invites open minded people who want to learn what it's like to live without religion, using reason, evidence, science and ethical behaviour as their guide. Regular local meetings and talks. See

23 Friends of Fisherman's Walk A volunteer group of local residents committed to raising awareness and use of the Walk and regenerating it for the benefit of the community. Call 07831 175312 or email Local Knitting Group Fortnightly on Thursdays from 2-4pm. Held at Southbourne Library. If you love to knit or would like to learn, come along and join our friendly group. Call 01202 428784 for more information. Baby Wriggle and Rhyme Fun for the little ones at Southbourne Library. Every Monday 10.15-10.45am and 11.15-11.45am. Also on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10am - 10.30am.

Drum Jam at Mad Underground Every other Tuesday (starting 30 Oct) from 7.30pm – 9pm 144 Seabourne Road, BH5 2HZ. £5 per person. Southbourne Creative Hub Every Monday from 10.30am - 11.30am and the last Friday of the month from 7.45pm - 845pm . 129 - 131 Belle Vue Road, BH6 3EN. £4 with 1 child, £2 per additional child.

Have fun with drums, shakers, rattles and rollers in a relaxed atmosphere, make new friends and make rhythms. You don’t need to have an instrument, they’re supplied. You don’t need to have any musical ability - just the ability to count 1,2,3,4. Call Heike on 07542 115055 or email Check our website for local community circles in the bandstand and other venues. We are available for hire to facilitate drumcircles and sing songs at weddings, anniversary parties etc. We get your party going!!

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Workplace Mediation What’s that all about then?

We spoke to Mandy Fitzmaurice and Leanne Pick from the Change Partner Consultancy to find out all about workplace mediation. What is Workplace Mediation? Mediation is a process whereby a trained mediator helps people who don't see eye to eye with each other to negotiate and sort out their differences as quickly as possible. Can anyone be a Mediator? Try and use a trusted, independent mediator wherever possible – parties need to be able to trust there isn’t any bias. Don't rule out options The aim is to help the parties agree a way forward for themselves, try hard not to rule out any options or impose your own solutions, but work hard to let parties reach their own outcomes. Don't lose heart if there isn’t an immediate solution Tensions will have been running very high and they may well need some time to reflect and accept that progress has been made - so be patient. OK, but does it really work? 80% of all cases that enter mediation reach a positive outcome, contrast this to the alternative, which usually involves a lengthy grievance process, appeals and tribunal claims - a lot of time, money and heart-ache all round. So, if you have a difficult or tricky situation with some of your employees, have a think about whether mediation might help to resolve the conflict and get everyone back on an even keel. If you think it's worth a try but would like some initial help, contact Mandy or Leanne on 01202 377270 to get the ball rolling.

Christmas at Sunrise Sunrise Senior Living in Southbourne has a number of interesting and exciting events coming up this festive period and you are invited to come along and enjoy the facilities. In addition to the an Open House on Saturday 17th November and main Christmas Fayre listed below, Sunrise will also be holding many other Christmassy events throughout December, call 01202 437600 to find out more. Christmas Fayre - 1st December 2012 The Sunrise of Southbourne Christmas Fayre is taking place on Saturday 1st December 11.00am – 3.00pm when they be lighting the Christmas Tree. Everyone is invited and you will be able to enjoy over 20 activities and stalls selling all sorts of lovely items including Christmas gifts. There will be musical entertainment and plenty of festive refreshments too!

If you are interested in finding out more about Sunrise see or call the residence on 01202 437600.


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Enjoy life at Sunrise, Together. At Sunrise we recognise companionship in all of its forms. We encourage those who have spent their lives together to continue to enjoy new experiences with our couples’ suites, providing all the support and comfort you need to live life to the full.

To discover the Sunrise difference for yourself, call 01202 357323 Sunrise of Southbourne, 42 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3DS

Useful Contacts Numbers for local and national services Medical Southbourne Surgery (17 Beaufort Road) Marine Surgery (29 Belle Vue Road) Poole Hospital Bournemouth Hospital NHS Direct

01202 427878 01202 423377 01202 665511 01202 303626 0845 46 47

Dentists Shelley Manor Dental Southbourne Dental Practice Gentle Dentistry

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Emergency Services Southbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team Bournemouth Police (non emergency) Crimestoppers Dorset Fire & Rescue Floodline (info and advice) British Gas (report leaks) Environment Agency

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Southbourne Magazine - Winter/Christmas 2012  
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