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Westbourne Magazine

Edition 34 Jan/Feb 2014

THE DAILY GRIND

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New Co-Op On Way

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Chines Makeover

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New Year Reads

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Happy New Year 2014 and Happy 4th Anniversary to us!

Editor Tom Faull

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Thanks to Aaron Gregory, Lawrence Roots & all our supporters, readers and advertisers. Telephone

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As the stormy January weather continues to batter Westbourne, I offer a warm welcome to our New Year edition. As the Westbourne Magazine enters its fifth year we’ve had a little face-lift and introduced a smarter design to the magazine. I hope you like it. New Year, New Job? Do you fancy working on this magazine? We’re looking for an experienced sales person to join the magazine and help grow it in 2014. The part time role is open now and could include work on our other titles in Southbourne and Boscombe as a full time position. Salary and bonus is negotiable and based on experience. If you are interested please apply by email only to editor@westbourne.info CONTENTS Local News & Events Calendar UK Dance Championship Grab a coffee to go Slimming World in Westbourne Chines & Seafront Development News Westbourne Area Map Recommended Reading for 2014 New Forum for Westbourne Westbourne’s Music Scene Social Groups & Thing To Do January Sudoku & Valentine’s Wordsearch Useful Contacts & Websites Subscriptions

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We’d love to hear from you with your comments, articles and ideas for the March & April edition. The deadline for this edition is 14th February. Email editor@westbourne.info for details.


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Westbourne News News from Westbourne, Branksome & West Cliff

New Co-Op Planned for Westbourne The vacant pub and Centre Stage building on Queens Road is to be converted into a new convenience store by Co-operative Group Food Ltd. A Supply of Alcohol application has been made to the council in the name of the proposed Co-op store. The venue was previously the Pig and Whistle Boarded Up pub and for a short time even the cabaret venue Rubyz Lounge. Since September last year the building has been boarded up. There is a large pay and display car park adjacent and an existing convenience store opposite. Centre Stage closing as a live music venue was a sad loss for Westbourne as An existing Co-Op groups including the Bournemouth Folk Club, Chicken Soup Choir and jazz club have relocated further afield. You can make representations to the council in writing by the 25th January to the Planning & Licensing Authority at Bournemouth Town Hall.

New Food Waste Bin Collections - Q&A From March 2014, Bournemouth Council is operating a new food waste collection. To answer your questions they are arranging a Q&A with ‘Waste Awareness Officers’ at Westbourne Library on the 13th February from 2pm 5pm. They can answer all your questions and queries about the service as well as any other waste and recycling related queries you may have. Food waste collections will be for all houses with the standard Big Bin, Little Bin arrangement. Flats with larger shared use bins are being asked to opt in to receive food waste collections. The new service will allow residents to recycle all cooked and uncooked food waste which, once collected, will be composted locally into a nutrient rich soil improver and the gases produced from the process will be used to generate electricity.


Have you got local news? Email editor@westbourne.info with the details

Useful Dates and Events in January & February 18 Jan 17 Jan 18 Jan 20 Jan

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Over 40’s Singles Mixer at Elsie Harrhy (see page 6) Bournemouth Older People’s Forum at Premier Inn on Westover Road, 10.30am-12.30pm. More info 01202 771336 or visit: www.accessdorset.org.uk/bop AFC Bournemouth Vs Watford at Dean Court. Kick-off 3pm. RSPB Guided Walks at Canford Heath. Get out, get healthy and learn more about Poole’s unique heathland and wildlife on a free RSPB guided health walk. More information and to book call 01929 462383. Chinese New Year Celebrations including a Lion dance, Kung Fu, tea tasting, origami and more at Bournemouth Library, 11am-3pm. Free entry. Open Day at Talbot Heath School (see page 15)  Valentine’s Day  Moscow City Ballet at Lighthouse, Poole. Swan Lake : Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 and The Nutcracker : Friday 14 – Saturday 15. Call 0844 406 8666 Brownsea Bird Boat leaving from Poole Quay. See Poole's fantastic bird life with an expert RSPB guide. Book on 01929 462383. Anton du Beke - Ballroom to Broadway at The Pavilion. Performances at 3pm & 7.30pm Tickets on 01202 456400 St David's Day

The Ever Changing Face of the Westbourne High Street We are sad to report the recent closure of Blockbuster and Broadview Blinds. Also the Mind-Body-Spirit shop will be closing on the 25th January, after 12 years in Westbourne. Despite reports of the recovery, trading is still tough and we always encourage everyone to shop local. However, overall shop occupancy is still at over 94% with very few empty units across Westbourne. The high street is always changing and we’d like to welcome new businesses opened recently including Mlinko Hair and Beauty (see page 14) and JoJo Maman Bébé, both on Poole Road.

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UK Dance Championship 2014 to be held in Bournemouth

The UK Dance Championship 2014 is taking place in Bournemouth on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2014. The national event is held in the Windsor Hall at the Bournemouth International Centre. Categories in the competition include Amateur Rising Star Ballroom & Latin, Professional Rising Star Ballroom & Latin, Amateur Latin, Professional Ballroom, Amateur Ballroom and Professional Latin. Adjudicators include Richard Gleave OBE, Stephen Hiller MBE, Marcus Hilton MBE and Donnie Burns MBE and music comes from the talents of Ross Mitchell's Dance And Listen Orchestra. Tickets range from £10 to £40 and can be bought online at www.bic.co.uk Fancy trying some dancing for yourself? Check out the regular classes on offer below at Hotel Collingwood.

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Evergreens include the Balmoral Blues, Waltz Catherine, Mayfair Q. Step, Tango Serida, Sindy Swing, Alpine Stroll Balmoral Blues, Sally Ann Cha Cha Cha, Viennese Swing, Saunter Together, Blue Angel, Queen of Hearts & Rumba One.

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Grab a coffee to go at Pâtisserie Angélique

Getting a good quality coffee is now even easier in Westbourne - and you can get your caffeine fix while supporting a long standing, independent local business. After a refit of the store, Pâtisserie Angélique on Poole Road is now sporting a great looking coffee bar specialising in quality take-away drinks. For those not in a rush, seating has been extended to a covered and heated sun terrace at the rear for when you fancy a more leisurely latte. Complete with their own ‘Pâtisserie Angélique’ branded cups and expert barista training for all their staff, the popular Westbourne eatery is charging in to 2014. From a gloriously smooth espresso shot to a tasty hazelnut latte they have full selection of coffee options. However if you’ve already given up on your New Year’s diet plan we recommend you try a hot chocolate with Chantilly cream. TAKE AWAY COFFEE CARD Get your card stamped with each take-away hot drink bought and swap a full card for a free drink!

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French trained Chef de Pâtisserie Phillipe continues providing a wide range of patisserie and viennoiserie and the selection available is rather handily on display as your coffee is made. If you’re hungry for something larger, the revised hot food menu has a number of new lunch options including beef bourguignon, vegetable lasagne, chicken vol-au-vents and fish pie. New Loyalty Card To celebrate the new take away coffee, Pâtisserie Angélique have launched one of the most generous loyalty cards in the area. Get your card stamped with any 6 hot take-away drinks and get your next one free. Pick up a card in store or cut out the one here and get it stamped when you next pop in.


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Slimming World in Westbourne Barbara Edwards explains what’s on offer

It definitely is that time of year isn`t it? Yes, 2014 is the year for change BUT how many years in the past has this lasted just a few weeks! Would you like to make this year different? Would you like to make “life changes” this year instead of looking for a “weight loss quick fix” that works for a while and then old habits creep back in? You can hear from these first few lines that I myself have been there many a time before but I have now successfully lost 3 stone with Slimming World and just have a little more to go to be exactly at my dream weight. I have never done anything before that gives you such freedom whilst losing weight. Previous to Slimming World I have been on ‘diets’ that have lost the weight short term. I`ve got bored of being so restricted so, I`ve stopped, the old habits have come back in and I have put the weight back on with a few extra pounds as well. This is why Slimming World works, it`s not a diet but a revolutionary ‘Eating Plan’ that changes your mind set towards food forever. With Slimming World you base your daily consumption of food around FREE foods, FREE foods are foods you can eat without weighing, counting or measuring – no restrictions at all. Now, you may be saying to yourself “that’ll be apples, oranges, pears etc” and yes, you would be right BUT joining them as FREE foods are mouth-watering items such as pasta (yes, pasta!), rice meat, fish and potatoes to name just a few. With our Westbourne groups you will walk into a positive, friendly environment where you will meet a whole room full of like-minded individuals who all want to help each other to reach their goals. In 2013 these groups alone lost a staggering...

555 stone, the average weight of 3 small hatch back cars! What a success story! If you want 2014 to be your ‘Weight Loss Year’ come and join us on Wednesday’s at West Cliff Baptist Church, opposite the Bingo Hall in Westbourne, times opposite.


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Chines Form Part of New Bournemouth Seaf Bournemouth seafront’s world-class vision revealed

Alum, Middle and Durley Chines are part of Bournemouth’s most important asset, the seafront. Over 5 million people visit each year. Much of the seafront infrastructure is over 50 years old and not up to international standards found at other beach resorts. As well as providing enhanced facilities for locals to enjoy, the new strategy will help to secure and grow the tourism sector, which currently employs over 11,000 people. The council has revealed comprehensive and wide ranging plans to make our seafront world class. There are plans for changes from Alum Chine to Hengistbury Head and the full set of plans can be found on the www.bournemouth.gov.uk website. We’ve had a look at the documents

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Recommended Reading for 2014 from Kirsty Robinson at The Westbourne Bookshop

Welcome to the January 2014 Book Review and a big Happy New Year to everyone. I hope you all had a fun-filled festive season and are now ready for 2014. We would all like to say a huge thank you for the cards and kind gifts of chocolates and biscuits that you brought in to us at Christmas. So generous and thoughtful of you, and keeps us going when we’re too busy to stop for lunch! This month I thought I’d recommend some paperbacks to curl up with on a cold winter’s night and some suggestions for books that you may not have received at Christmas, but may wish to purchase with your Book Tokens. Max Hastings – Catastrophe £25 RRP £30 A thoroughly researched modern account of the calamity that befell Europe in 1914 as the continent shifted from the glamour of the Edwardian era to the tragedy of total war.

Save Nelson Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom £5 Hbk £25, pbk £14.99 The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, it is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. Liz Pichon – Tom Gates, various titles for children 8-11 If you haven’t started the adventures of Tom Gates, now may be just the time. Tom Gates is a master of excuses, expert doodler, comic story writer extraordinaire, and the bane of his grumpy teacher Mr Fullerman’s life. Will Tom ever manage to get his homework in on time, avoid the rage of his teacher, and impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him? Warning! Do not attempt to read this in public. You will snigger loudly!


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New Fiction Clive Cussler – The Tombs £7.99 The fourth Fargo adventure has the discovery of the tomb of Attila the Hun at its core. Jonathan Holt – The Abomination £7.99 In Venice, a city of secrets and lies, two women search for a killer... Captain Katerina Tapo is the youngest female officer of the Venice carabinieri. Lieutenant Holly Boland of the US Army spent her childhood in Italy. Now, she finds herself conscripted by the intelligence forces to investigate the murder of a female activist. A woman whose body has also been given to the sea... Kate Atkinson – Life after Life £7.99 (due 30th Jan) The hypnotic time-switching tale of the life and many deaths of Ursula, born in 1910, who may or may not have lived through to the end of the second world war. Jo Baker – Longbourn £7.99 'If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats,' Sarah thought, 'she would be more careful not to tramp through muddy fields.' It is wash-day for the housemaids at Longbourn House, and Sarah's hands are chapped and raw. Domestic life below stairs, ruled with a tender heart and an iron will by Mrs Hill the housekeeper, is about to be disturbed by the arrival of a new footman, bearing secrets and the scent of the sea. Peter James – Dead Letter Drop £7.99 Dead Letter Drop is Peter James' first ever novel, originally published in 1981. Max Flynn, undercover agent, has the unenviable job of spying on his own side. When to kill, who to kill, whether to kill are all questions which have to be answered at great speed if he wants to stay alive. But why does an innocuous airline ticket No.14B matter so much? Who has gone to the trouble of committing suicide? And could Flynn's beautiful companion be a spy? The hazy, murky world of counter espionage leaves no room for errors of judgement and Flynn knows he’s finished if he makes one false move. Joanna Hickson – Tudor Bride £7.99 Perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, this is the thrilling story of Catherine de Valois, the French princess who became an English queen. Catherine believes herself invincible as she gives birth to an heir, then tragically King Henry is struck down by fever back in France and a weeping dowager queen follows his coffin back to England, comforted by the music of the King’s Harper, Owen Tudor. Catherine and Owen Tudor become lovers, but their love cannot remain a secret forever, and when a grab for power is made by Gloucester, Catherine, and those dearest to her, face mortal danger.

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New Forum for Westbourne Join the new Dorset Forum and represent Westbourne

The all new Dorset Forum launched in 2014 and Westbourne has it’s own dedicated forum section. The independently run website is designed for anyone who lives, works or visits Dorset and has something to share, find out or just see what others are talking about. Maybe you want to see what others think about the potholes on local roads, find out if anyone else is interested in starting a knitting club, what sales there are on at the moment, swap local tips and information or anything else to do with Westbourne, Branksome & West Cliff. You must be over 13 to use the site and comments are moderated. In addition to the specific Westbourne forum there is a more general Bournemouth forum, an area for Dorset based businesses to promote their products and services and even a ‘Dorset on Screen’ section for discussions about Dorset locations being used on TV and in films - yes, Broadchurch gets a mention! Free & Easy Sign Up The website is completely free to sign up and use and registering couldn’t be easier - you can log in using your Facebook, Twitter or Google+ account without having to enter any new details! The website works on desktop computers, tablets and smartphones seamlessly! Westbourne Moderators Wanted The site needs people with a good knowledge of Westbourne and regular internet access to be moderators of the forum. Moderators have the power to delete inappropriate messages, block users and keep the forum a welcoming place for all. If you are interested in becoming a moderator sign up for the site and then email info@dorsetforum.com asking for moderator access. So whether you fancy being a local moderator or just have something to say about life in Westbourne, visit www.dorsetforum.com and join the debate.


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Westbourne’s Music Scene Aaron Gregory’s Local Music Guide

About Aaron Gregory We’re delighted to have Aaron Gregory on board writing our regular local music scene column. Aaron is a Bournemouth based singer songwriter who has been described by Rock Regeneration as a pillar of the local music scene. Photo by Grant David Read © 2013

As the New Year hangover is wearing off attentions are turn to a fun filled and prosperous 2014. And prosperous and fun filled it promises to be in regards to exciting developments on the local music scene of Bournemouth in the coming months. In Westbourne some exciting gigs have been lined up to start off the New Year. At the Westbourne Pub itself, live music takes place every Friday and Saturday night. The Westbourne personally hand pick bands for your enjoyment focusing on getting punters up and dancing to covers of songs you know with the finest tribute acts. It is definitely worth popping in and checking out what’s on. Just 10 minutes walk from Westbourne is The Winchester. The Winchester has fantastic events going on and it has rightly earned itself the reputation of one of Bournemouth’s premier live venues. In the past great acts such as Benjamin Francis Leftwich, John Cooper Clarke, Ghostpoet, Pretty Visitors, Yoofs and Will and the People have graced the stage so it is definitely worth checking out what is going on. A highlight for techno fans on February 7th is techno legend Eat Static. The Winchester is delighted with this booking as Eat Static is a true pioneer of the genre has been rocking psychedelic electronic beats since 1988. This truly is going to be a big party not to miss. Eat Static


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In the heart of Westbourne is Rock Restaurant. Rock is a fantastic eatery and is worth booking a table anyway just for the fresh pastas they have on offer, they are head spinningly delicious. Not only are they a good eatery though, they also regularly book bands and acoustic acts to wow their diners. It is a great night with top music and food, definitely worth trying. Another great gig not far out of Westbourne is at Sixty Million Postcards on February 15th as Cloud Control come to town. Cloud Control Cloud Control play sparse, delicate, indie pop and will be a great watch for anyone who is a fan of Foals or Bombay Bicycle Club. National media are raving about them at the moment so they are definitely worth a watch.

Thanks to everyone who has enjoyed my columns so far, I hope that I have pointed you in the direction of some excellent live music. The Winchester 39 Poole Hill, BH2 5PW 01202 557937

Sixty Million Postcards 21 Exeter Rd, Bournemouth, BH2 5AF 01202 292697

Aaron’s Top Five And finally, five more unmissable gigs coming up across the area: 25 January: Black Water County @ The Grove Tavern 30 January: Del Amitri @ O2 Academy 31 January: Shindig @ The Cellar Bar, Boscombe 15 February: Cloud Control @ Sixty Million Postcards, Bournemouth 26 February: Newton Faulkner @ O2 Academy


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Social Groups & Things to Do Find a local club or activity to suit your interests

Cornerstone Listen to interesting speakers and enjoy meeting friends over tea and biscuits. Alternate Weds 2.15 3.45pm at West Cliff Baptist Church Hall. Starts Jan 8th 01202 252413. Bourne Social Looking to expand your social life? Bourne Social is for anyone who wants to expand their social life and meeting new people. Annual fee just ÂŁ7.50. www.meetup.com/Bourne-Social Bournemouth and District Londoner's Society Welcoming old and new residents to the area who hale originally from London and who would like to meet other Londoners on a social basis. Sheila Long. 01202 828153. Wessex Dance Club Social dance club specialising in ballroom, Latin and popular sequence dancing, held at Wessex Hotel, Westcliff. 01202 547844. www.wessexdanceclub.co.uk The Community Coffee Cup Every Weds from 12-2pm at the meeting room at Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Westbourne. Free to attend and meet others in the local community. Anne 01202 767370 / Safer Neighbourhood Team 07717 201135


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Probus Club of Bournemouth & District We offer a warm welcome to new members. We meet monthly for lunch including guest speakers and we also offer coffee mornings and outings. Paul Newsome. 01202 553113. www.probusbournemouth.org Dorset Humanists

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Add Your Group, Club or Organisation

Does your social group, club or organisation need more members? Reach our 5000 readers per edition with a listing in this section for just £15. The listing fee provides inclusion in one edition of the magazine with a 25 word description plus your website/phone/email and your logo. Fill in the form and send a cheque for £15 (mulitply £15 by however many editions you wish to be included in) made to “Bournemouth Publishing Ltd”. Contact Name: Contact Number: Organisation Name: 25 word description:

Send the completed form, payment by cheque and your logo to: Bournemouth Publishing Ltd, 8 Bourne Hall, Bourne Close, Bournemouth, BH2 6BW


January 2014 Sudoku No prizes, it’s just for fun!

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank boxes so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Good luck!

Hey Sherlock, can you figure this one out? A woman walks into a restaurant and asks the manager for a glass of water. The manager aims a gun at her, the woman was pleased, said ‘thank you’ and left. Why? The woman had hiccups and the manager gave her a shock to scare away her hiccups!

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Valentine’s Wordsearch Can you find all the romantic words for Valentine’s?

Date Hand holding Roses Be Mine Diamond Heart Candy February

Hugs Card Kisses Valentine Chocolate

Expert Challenge...

Flowers Love Couples Friendship Lovers Cupid Gift Romance

There are 3 more Valentine’s related words in the puzzle, can you find them?


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Useful Contacts & Websites Numbers for local and national services

Local Interest Westbourne Post Office Westbourne Library Westbourne Traders Association Westbourne Magazine Westbourne Conservative Club Bournemouth Chamber of Trade WSX Enterprise Visit Bournemouth Bournemouth Seafront Office Branksome Chine Beach Office The BIC and Pavilion Pavilion Dance Lighthouse Poole O2 Academy Bournemouth Bournemouth University Arts University Bournemouth Bournemouth & Poole College Bournemouth U3A

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Medical, Health and Wellbeing Westbourne Medical Centre Poole Bay Pharmacy West Cliff Pharmacy Bournemouth Hospital Poole Hospital NHS Direct Giving Blood Organ Donation Talk to Frank (Drug Advice) Childline Victim Support Bournemouth Samaritans Missing Persons Shelter Dorset (housing)

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