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Gift Ideas from Pebble

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Winter Sun

Latest Gig Listings

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Editor Tom Faull Sales & Feature Editor Tom Rogers Contributors Lawrence Roots Kirsty Robinson Bev and Jerry Louise from Pebble Marko Puustinen Chris Brockway Angie Stewart Website www.westbourne.info Telephone 0845 224 3894 Email editor@westbourne.info Copyright © 2010 Published by

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Christmas is Coming... We are delighted to bring you the bumper Christmas edition of the Westbourne Magazine. We’ve got a great selection of news, events, interviews and special offers from local traders. Remember to support local traders at this time of year to help maintain Westbourne’s unique appeal. Merry Christmas, see you in 2011!

CONTENTS Westbourne News & Events Christmas Competition Tanning Magic? Christmas Quiz and Mazes Gift Ideas from Pebble Golden Investment Bournemouth Folk Club West Cliff Baptist Church Events Social Groups and Things To Do Healthy Lifestyle and Punch Recipe Kirsty’s Book Review Introducing Mabel & Jacks Get Involved We’d love to hear from you with your comments, articles and ideas. Please email editor@westbourne.info with your thoughts for the next edition.

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Westbourne News

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Westbourne Christmas Fair The Westbourne Christmas Fair is taking place on Saturday 4th December with Father Christmas and elves arriving in The Arcade at 10.30am. There will be FREE car parking in all car parks and a fabulous salsa band. To keep you warm there will be chestnuts and mulled wine on sale. Local shops have an amazing array of gifts and stocking fillers ready for Christmas, so support the local traders and keep Westbourne buzzing! Tesco Express Now Open The new Westbourne Tesco Express opened its doors for the first time in November. Bournemouth Mayor, Barry Goldbart, attended to cut the ribbon and Tesco presented local charity “The Sparkle Appeal” with a cheque for £500. Store manager Craig Ansell told us the very first sale was a lunch time meal deal and an apple! Christmas Classics Sat 4 December 7pm If December arrives and you still aren’t feeling the Christmas spirit, let La Nova Singers bring a rosy glow to your cheeks with their annual family concert at West Cliff Baptist Church. The acclaimed female ensemble will be lending their distinctive ‘Bel Canto’ singing style to festive favourites such as ‘Silent Night’, ‘Winter Wonderland’ and John Rutter’s ‘Angel’s Carol’. Tickets are £6 including refreshments / family ticket £20 (two adults and two children). Call 01202 470307 or email LaNovaSingers@aim.com


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Nov & Dec Events in Westbourne & Bournemouth 15-19 Nov Bournemouth 3D Week including screenings at The Westbourne pub. 25th Nov Tops of the Shops Award Ceremony - The BIC 25th Nov Martin Simpson Trio at the Folk Club (see page 16) 1st Dec Chic Christmas Workshop at Ena’s Florist - step by step workshop on how to create two chic and stunning Christmas arrangements. 01202 763347 4th Dec Christmas Fair - see opposite 8th Dec Cops at the Shops 6pm - 7pm Outside Marks and Spencer, Seamoor Road 10th Dec Homeless Christmas Remembrance Service at West Cliff Baptist Church at 4pm 12th Dec Kerfuffle at Bournemouth Folk Club (see page 16) 31th Dec New Year's Eve Gala Ball at the BIC 8pm - 12.30am For more great artists performing at the Bournemouth Folk Club, see their main advert on page 16. See West Cliff Baptist Church services on page 20-21. Got an event coming up? Email us the details to get it in next months edition: editor@westbourne.info 3D Comes to Westbourne “Bournemouth 3D Week” is taking place from the 15th - 19th November and will be offering a range of presentations, demonstrations, screenings, workshops and debates over a period of five days in selected venues at Bournemouth University and the Arts University College at Bournemouth. There will also be sessions delivered at the ODEON cinema in Bournemouth and at The Westbourne pub which is screening Sky 3D television. See www.bsma.ac.uk/3dweek for more details.


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Christmas Competition for 4 at The Westbourne

In our Christmas competition you have the chance to win a meal for 4 at the excellent local pub “The Westbourne ”. To enter the competition, email your answer to the question below along with your name and address to competition@westbourne.info You can also enter on our website for free.

Competition Question: In the Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas”, how many ladies are dancing? 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 2010.

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Majic Tan owners Beverley and Jerry, assisted by son Jason, took over the popular Westbourne business in February this year. We asked them what Majic Tan is all about, “At Majic Tan, all customers will receive a warm welcome as well as a first class service and advice on tanning. We are members of the Sunbed Association and our staff are trained in using the latest equipment and techniques.” Majic Tan is also home to Lisa Niemier, resident Advanced Aesthetic Practitioner. She offers various treatments, available for men and women alike. Services include options to smooth out wrinkles, have fuller lips , improve your skin tone and complexion. We asked Beverley about trading in Westbourne, “There’s a real community atmosphere here, I see it more as a little village due to the range of things going on in the area.” She then told us how Westbourne has changed, having lived here since she was 9, “My oldest memories of Westbourne were the sweet shops and local green grocers in the arcade. There more coffee shops and boutiques now, which offer individual products and services you won’t find anywhere else.” We asked about plans for Christmas and 2011, “We are offering a number of treatments over the Christmas period including sun beds, spray tans & nail treatments. Ideal for the Christmas party, holiday or as a gift for a loved one. We are also very excited about the new holistic treatments starting in 2011 and after government legislation is put in place to stop unmanned sunbed salons, we will strive to be the best sunbed salon in Bournemouth.”


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Christmas Quiz Can you decipher these classic Chrismas Carols? Example: “In a remote location in a barn stall” = “Away in a Manger” 1. Happiness to the Global Ecosystem 2. Small male percussionist 3. I am experiencing nocturnal visions of a colourless holiday 4. Festoon the Corridors 5. A non-summer fairytale area 6. Oh, holiday conifer 7. Ten plus two twenty-four hour periods of holiday festivity 8. Hey, tiny city in Israel

Christmas Cracker Jokes Q. Why was Santa's little helper depressed? A. Because he had low 'elf' esteem. Q. What do you get if you team Santa with a detective? A. Santa Clues! Q. What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman? A. Frostbite. Q. What do angry mice send to each other at Christmas ? A. Cross mouse cards !


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Christmas Gift Ideas at Pebble

Pebble is a contemporary jewellery store, established 3 years ago by Louise. We asked Louise what Pebble is all about, “I am a strong believer in promoting local jewellers. Collections on display include Gekko, Chumbs by Paulette Noémie, Enamel & Silver by Tomoko Marimoto plus the ever popular Funky Button Collection by Caroline & Kev Giles. For the really exclusive, I stock jewellery by top UK designer makers. New additions include Charlie High and Collette Waudby.” Pebble also sell an exciting range of products for men and kids. Louise went on to explain the other services provided at pebble, “I also offer a bespoke design and jewellery making service for truly individual and unique pieces, available for gifts, weddings and other requirements. We can also repair any items your may have damaged, or make alterations to existing pieces if required.” We asked Louise about working and living in Westbourne “I thoroughly enjoy Westbourne and I am a strong believer in ‘keeping it local’ so I regularly use the local shops and the majority of my customers are local to.” If you haven’t been to Pebble before, it is situated on Seamoor Road, opposite Spar. Louise encourages new customers to come in and browse, look at the new ranges and gifts, ideal for Christmas or for individual design consultations.


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KK Bullion is the only physical gold provider on the south coast offering a wide range of gold bars and coins for every budget. With years of experience they can guarantee a fast and reliable service regardless of the size of your investment. We spoke to Marko Puustinen, marketing co-ordinator at KK Bullion, about its origins, “KK Bullion was established in order to provide its founders with a safe haven investment in physical gold bars. Following a sustained period of worldwide economic growth the financial system became exuberant and reckless and we felt that the possibility of financial turbulence had become likely.� Marko explained about the investment opportunities, “Gold bars are a vital investment where the value of the world’s major economies and currencies is falling. The price of gold is not connected to any specific economy, as it is governed by supply which is falling and demand which increases as investors and governments turn to it when their own economies are in difficulty.�

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Bournemouth Folk Club on Queens Road

Promoting two gigs a week at top local venue 'Centre Stage', Bournemouth Folk Club is one of the most enterprising folk clubs in the South. The old-fashioned title 'folk club' belies the reality of a vibrant young folk scene of acoustic songwriters and folk-influenced instrumentalists. Bournemouth Folk Club also presents top national names from the UK folk scene plus monthly acoustic blues and bluegrass gigs. For Christmas there are three seasonal gigs • Sunday 12 December: Top young traditional band KERFUFFLE perform old English songs and tunes for us as part of their midwinter tour. The gig is on. They sing & play the fiddle, accordion, guitar and concertina. We will feast on mulled wine and Christmas pudding. Tickets £10. • Sunday 19 December: Lots of local singers perform songs that we can join in with. Admission £4. • Thursday 30 December: DJAMBO, one of our resident bands, plays a wild danceable set of latin celtic music. Coming Up in January 2011 • Thursday 20 January MADSION VIOLET, a female duo from Canada, singing their acoustic country songs. • Sunday 23 January ANTHONY JOHN CLARKE, an Irish songwriter with a great sense of humour an some fabulous songs. Centre Stage, Queens Road, Bournemouth, BH2 6BE Web: www.bournemouthfolkclub.com Tel: 01202 707498


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Major gigs Thursday 25 November MARTIN SIMPSON Trio Thursday 2 December HELEN WATSON & Mark Cresswell

Martin Simpson Sunday 12 December KERFUFFLE Midwinter Tour !

Local Gigs Sun 21 Nov Bob Whitley Sun 28 Nov FEARNE Sun 19 Dec Christmas Party Sing-along-ables Thu 30 Dec New Year Party with DJAMBO

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West Cliff Baptist Church from Chris Brockway

There’s something almost magical about Christmas. While children dream of Father Christmas and his sleigh, adults picture snow-laden Christmas trees, stockings brimming with gifts and the joy of sharing with loved ones around the fire. It's a season of excitement, rejoicing and sometimes not a little stress! Is that how you see it ... or is there a missing ingredient in our Christmas celebrations? We warmly invite you to join with us at any of our Christmas Services as, in the words of C.S. Lewis, we celebrate the ‘central event in the history of the earth – the very thing the whole story has been about’. As we gather to sing carols, listen again to familiar stories and watch the younger one's dress up in the Nativity, we in fact celebrate the birthday of the most significant person who has ever lived! A highlight for many every year is our Carols By Candlelight Service on Christmas Eve, where, in the atmospheric candlelit surroundings of West Cliff Baptist Church, we have a moment amidst all the rushing around to still ourselves and find that all important, but so often missing ingredient: ‘Emmanuel' God with us. Warm mince pies and refreshments will be served afterwards! Or why not join us for our All-Age Christmas Day Celebration Service as the children excitedly show each other some of those long anticipated gifts, and together we celebrate the birth of God's Son.

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Join us for the following Christmas events: Sunday 12th December at 7pm

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Social Groups & Things to Do group in the Westbourne area

Coffee Morning 1st Wed of the month 10.30 - 11.30am Everyone is welcome but aimed at the elderly or vulnerable to raise issues they have with the local Council or Police. Held at Piggies Café. Pink Sundays 1st Sunday of each month. A special get together for the gay community, a chance to meet others can chat in a relaxed atmosphere. 2 - 5pm at Pâtisserie Angélique. Reading Group (Booktalk) 1st, 2nd & 4th Mon 5 - 6pm, 3rd Mon 6 - 7pm A social group that get together to talk about books, share their thoughts and have fun, held at Westbourne Library. Please contact the Library on 01202 761845 to check availability before attending. Westbourne Rotary Club Thursdays at 7.30am at The Savoy Hotel Email for more info: info@westbournerotary.org.uk Children's Storytime (pre-school ages) Thursdays 2.15 - 2.45pm at Westbourne Library. Please contact the Library on 01202 761845 to check availability before attending. Baby Wriggle & Rhyme Tuesdays & Fridays 10.30 - 11am Bounce, clap & sing through favourite songs & rhymes at Westbourne Library. Booking required on 01202 761845.


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Just For Dad’s 10 -11.45am, on 3rd Saturday of month Action packed session for children dad’s and granddads including free play, crafts, singing, bacon rolls and fresh coffee. Held at West Cliff Baptist Church. Dinner and Dance Every Friday at The Riviera Hotel with "The Lynne Kennedy Duo" only £19.95 per person. Posture Awareness Class Thursdays 10.30 - 11.30am & 6.30 - 7.30pm. Learn to manage your posture. Healthy activity for your body and mind. Held at West Cliff Baptist Church. Call 07904 335624 for more info. Cornerstone Provides a meeting place for older friends in the area. Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Weds of each month for interesting talks, videos, and other activities - covering a wide range of topics. Held at West Cliff Baptist Church. Bournemouth Folk Club Regular gigs held at Centre Stage (on Queens Road). Diverse range of musicians from around world. See page 16 and website: www.bournemouthfolkclub.com What’s On Calendar See a full list of Westbourne based groups and events on our website, visit www.westbourne.info


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Healthy Lifestyle RN BSc(Hons)

Welcome to my second contribution to the Westbourne Magazine. I have been Home Manager of Canford Chase for over 5 years, and I really enjoy the excitement at this time of year as we plan our special festive events at the Home. An important feature of these events for the residents of Canford Chase is the home cooked food! It is easy to over indulge on festive food, but balance is the key to having an enjoyable and healthy time. Here are some suggestions: • Have generous portions of vegetables such as carrots, parsnips, brussel sprouts and broccoli on your plate, or in warming soups. • Swap puddings for fresh fruit salad, topped with plain yoghurt and honey, a large bowl is well on the way to half of your ‘5 a day’. • Snack on dried fruits such as figs and dates, instead of chocolates.

All of the above are super sources of vitamins, minerals and fibre, to keep you feeling energetic for your festive parties! Peter Watson, chef at Canford Chase, has provided his “secret recipe” for Festive Mulled Punch: Ingredients: 1 litre cranberry juice, 1 litre orange juice, slice 2 mandarins and 1 lemon, 2 cinnamon sticks, 4 star anise. Place all ingredients in pan, warm through, pour in suitable glass, relax, enjoy!


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What makes Canford Chase different? Your choice... your individuality...

Colten Care is a family-run company who have more than 20 years experience in building and managing high quality Care Homes, including Canford Chase. The prospect of moving into a care home may lead you to believe that you have to give up an independent and socially active life, but nothing could be further from the truth. Each home employs an Activity Organiser offering many and varied activities to enrich and fulfil each day, with the needs of an individual always taken into consideration. This, coupled with a resident-led hospitality programme which has an in-house chef, waitress service and locally sourced home-cooked food as standard, means that you can feel assured that your life choices will be acknowledged, respected and continued.

"A company well-known for their high quality care" Dr Hilary Jones

For more information visit

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Canford Chase ~ 40 Western Road ~ Branksome Park ~ Poole ~ BH13 6EU


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Kirsty Robinson

Westbourne Bookshop

Welcome to the Christmas Book Review. Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who supported last month’s ‘Name the Dog’ Competition. The winner of the £10 Book Token is Mrs Bingham, who correctly guessed Boris. No quibbling now – he came with a name certificate! There are so many great books this year I have found it hard to choose just a few to recommend, but there is a selection over the page, and if you pick up a FREE copy of our Christmas Books Catalogue there are many more suggestions. We have lots of special offers on new titles so do pop in and have a browse. Don’t forget that we also have a selection of traditional and modern Christmas Cards, Moleskine and Paperblanks Diaries, Gibson’s Jigsaws and Wooden Games and a selection of popular branded board games, including Scrabble and Boggle. We also have lots of choice in Calendar designs and can order many more within a couple of days. NAXOS have a great range of Christmas music on CD from traditional Nine Lessons and Carols (£9.99) to the modern jazz standards on That Christmas Feeling (£5.99). We also have a selection of DVDs & can order in further titles. Finally, we would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You to all the loyal customers who continue to support us. We would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and to that end will be offering our usual selection of wine and nibbles on Saturday 4th and Saturday 18th December (and maybe a couple of days in between). Season’s Greetings and best wishes from all the staff at Westbourne Bookshop.


Westbourne Bookshop 65 Poole Rd, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9BA Tel: 01202 768626

Great Gifts

Save £5 A History of the World in 100 Objects – Neil MacGregor £25 (RRP £30) Based on the long running Radio 4 series, featuring beautiful reproductions of the artefacts alongside Macgregor’s distinctive descriptions of these remarkable objects. The Book of Poole Harbour – Bernard Dyer & Timothy Darvill £25 This long-awaited book is the first detailed account of the history of Poole Harbour and includes contributions from 30 authors.

For All the Family

Save Natural History Book – Dorling Kindersley £25 (RRP£30) £5 A wonderful family reference book packed with thousands of stunning, specially commissioned photographs and written by a worldwide team of natural history experts. Wonders of the Solar System – Professor Brian Cox £16 (RRP£20) Another great family reference book that opens up the worlds of astro-physics and space exploration to the lay-person. Accompanies the BBC TV series available Save £4 on DVD at £12.99

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For Younger Readers Angelina Ballerina Sleepover Party – Katharine Holabird £12.99 A 3D peep-in, pop-out playhouse and a new story to re-enact.

Amazing Pop-Up Big Machines – Robert Crowther £12.99 Interactive Pop-Up Fun for boys of all ages. Alice in Wonderland and Wizard of Oz – Templar £14.99 Last year’s Peter Pan sound and pop-up book was an instant hit and these new titles don’t disappoint. Must be seen to be believed. Childrens’ Annuals - £7.99 Rupert, Beano, Top Gear, Peppa Pig, Dr Who and many more available to order. Just ask for your favourite.

Stocking Fillers - all under £10

I Could Go On – More Unpublished Letters to the Daily Telegraph, Best of Matt 2010, Parlour Games for Modern Families, Pocket “Posh” Su Doku & Crosswords, Private Eye Annual, Friendship Book 2011, Chambers Gigglossary or if you can’t decide, National Book Tokens at the value you choose.


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HAMILTON TOWNSEND

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS IN WESTBOURNE Established in 2002 and with over 40 years background in managing property in and around Westbourne, our dedicated team have the experience and knowledge to assist in all aspects of the management of your block of flats including;- Arranging maintenance by approved contractors - Managing your property’s funds efficiently and in accordance with regulations - Arranging and implementing risk assessments when required - Helping Directors ensure they are up-to-date on their obligations and responsibilities - Negotiating and arranging necessary insurances and dealing with any claims Contact us today to discuss how we can ensure the smooth management of your property at an affordable price. First Floor, 1-3 Seamoor Road, Westbourne, BH4 9AA Tel: 01202 765404 www.hamiltontownsend.co.uk

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Useful Contacts

local and national services

Medical Westbourne Medical Centre Poole Hospital Bournemouth Hospital NHS Direct

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Dentists Westbourne Dental Practice Only Orthodontics Nigel Sutton Dentists

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Emergency Services Westbourne Safer Neighbourhour Team Bournemouth Police Crimestoppers Dorset Fire & Rescue Floodline (info and advice) British Gas (report leaks) Environment Agency

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Local Resources Bournemouth Council Poole Council Westbourne Library Westbourne Post Office Westbourne Traders Association Streamline Warrens Taxis Dorset Gay Helpline Locksmith (Southern Securities) Broken Boiler (British Gas) 24 hour glazier 24 hour plumber

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Mabel & Jacks

new Westbourne retailer

Mabel & Jacks opened in Westbourne on Monday 25th October. It is a small family run business, supplying ladies and gents underwear, nightwear and hosiery. We spoke to Jane to find out what they sell, “We offer a fully qualified bra fitting service and specialise in mastectomy bra's. We stock traditional lines and classic ranges, including Triumph, Sloggi, Charnos and Wolsey. Mabel & Jacks offers a warm, friendly and most importantly a personal service. ” Why Westbourne we asked, “The area has a strong supportive community and a number of quality independent retailers, distinctly lacking in many of our chain laden high streets. Mabel & Jacks hopes to continue that independent trend and go a little way to keeping Westbourne High Street truly unique.”

• Suppliers of underwear, nightwear & hosiery • Bra fitting service by a qualified fitter • Specialising in mastectomy bra's 64 Poole Road Westbourne Bournemouth BH4 9DZ

Tel: 01202 755677


Pop in for a coffee and find out more!

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Senior care... in a place you would love to live? There aren’t many places where you can experience expert senior care and assistance - and you would be proud to call it “home”. We know of about 27 such places (& the number is growing): Award-winning residences that are beautiful inside and out; active, sociable and vibrant places; with caring compassionate staff on hand to provide assistance as required; places so different from expectations that they are described as revolutionary. You don’t have to take our word for it, however. All you have to do is pay Sunrise Senior Living a visit and experience this new, uplifting senior care option for yourself. Contact us today for more information or to arrange a visit. We’ll make sure you’ll immediately feel at home.

16-18 Poole Road,Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DR

01202 760966 www.sunrise-care.co.uk

of Westbourne The high quality senior care alternative


Christmas at

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Meet Father Christmas in our Christmas Grotto on the 10th and 11th December. Tickets are £10 and include a personalised present and personalised Christmas cookie and 60 minutes play time. For mums and dads we’ve got mulled wine, mince pies and full access to our coffee shop.

Booking required, please pick up a booking form or call us. Find out more: www.beeabug.co.uk

16 Landseer Road, Westbourne, BH4 9EH Tel: 01202 766710

Westbourne Magazine - Christmas 2010  

The Christmas 2010 edition of the Westbourne Magazine. Fashionable district of Bournemouth, England.

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