Report on St Ambrose Fête 2016

Posted on 31/07/2016 By

St Ambrose Fete

Report on St Ambrose Fête 2016. On Saturday 31 July the parish church of St Ambrose, Westbourne held its annual summer fête. The weather gods were in a benign mood, the attendance was very healthy and the day went with a pronounced swing. St Ambrose Fête was (in)formally opened by Ray Dorset, the founder and…

Westbourne in Bloom – Progress Update

Posted on 29/07/2016 By

Westbourne in Bloom

Westbourne in Bloom – A Quick Update. Since I last reported on Westbourne in Bloom, shortly after the baskets were planted, the flowers have grown and come further into bloom. Poole Road and Seamoor Road in particular are becoming a blaze of colour. The baskets on the crash barriers opposite Marks & Spencer are a…

St Ambrose Fête – Saturday 30 July 2016

Posted on 28/07/2016 By

St Ambrose Fête

St Ambrose Fête – Saturday 30 July 2016. Response from St Ambrose on the Facebook Page about the St Ambrose Fête. Thanks for posting this! Yes, if you haven’t already done so, please make a note in your diary of our Grand Summer FÊTE on the last Saturday of this month. As you have mentioned…

Glenhurst Manor Garden Party Westbourne – Report

Posted on 27/07/2016 By

Glenhurst Manor Garden Party Westbourne

Report on the Glenhurst Manor Garden Party. The Glenhurst Manor Garden Party started with Dean Robbins entertaining the residents and guests singing a selection of the old favourites. The parasols and hats were in demand as we were blessed with lovely sunny weather. The Cream Teas and Pimms tent proved to be very popular. There…

A Quick Look at Banks in Westbourne

Posted on 27/07/2016 By

Banks in Westbourne - HSBC

A Quick Look at Banks in Westbourne. Unusually, nowadays, the Banks in Westbourne are well represented. There is an example of all four major banks in the shopping centre. They are all of a substantial size, and based along Poole Road. One would assume that the proximity of some large employers (particularly LV=), has helped…

Westbourne Summer Festival 2016 8-14 August

Posted on 26/07/2016 By

Westbourne Summer Festival 2016

Westbourne Summer Festival 2016 8-14 August. 8-14 August is when the Westbourne Summer Festival 2016 is happening! Loads of events throughout the week – all with the aim of putting Westbourne firmly on the map. There is a massive choice of activities to enjoy, in many locations. Take a look at the list below, make…

Getting to Know You – Interviews on Westbourne Life

Posted on 24/07/2016 By

Westbourne Life: Grand Bingo Hall and looking west towards Westbourne.

Getting to Know You – Interviews on Westbourne Life. Do you run a business in Westbourne? Then Westbourne Life would love to interview you. Part of the what this Blog is all about is to find out what makes Westbourne tick. It’s not just the businesses, the coffee shops, bistros and bars, etc, but the…

Glenhurst Manor Garden Party This Saturday

Posted on 21/07/2016 By

Glenhurst Manor Garden Party Westbourne

Glenhurst Manor Garden Party – This Saturday! Reminder: This Saturday, 23 July 2016, Glenhurst Manor will be hosting their annual Garden Party. Situated in the superb grounds of this delightful period manor house, the event will run from 2pm – 4.30pm. The weather forecast is good! As usual, they will be raising funds for two…

Drury Road Westbourne, Bournemouth

Posted on 20/07/2016 By

Drury Road, Westbourne.

Drury Road Westbourne, Bournemouth. Continuing the loop started by Warren Road, is Drury Road Westbourne. Numbers start at the Alumhurst Road end and this time there is a pair of semi-detached houses on the “inside” of the loop. Although linked with its neighbour, this has quite a different character. The large house on the corner,…

Warren Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Posted on 19/07/2016 By

Warren Road Westbourne, Bournemouth

Warren Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth. Adjoining Alum Chine, Warren Road is very short and, combining with Drury Road, makes a crescent. At the junction, there is foot access to the Chine. The houses are substantial villas – mainly now converted to flats. They are all on the north side. The first four houses would appear to…