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…

St Ambrose Church Fete Westbourne

Posted on 18/07/2016 By

St Ambrose Fête

St Ambrose Church Fete Westbourne. St Ambrose Church, West Cliff Road, Westbourne is holding its Grand Summer Fête on Saturday 30 July 2016. Admission is free, and Ray Dorset, founder and lead singer of Mungo Jerry, will be opening the fête at 11.30am. There will be plenty for all the family, including all the usual…

Glenhurst Manor Westbourne Garden Party

Posted on 17/07/2016 By

Glenhurst Manor Westbourne

Glenhurst Manor Westbourne Garden Party. This Saturday, 23 July 2016, Glenhurst Manor Westbourne 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. As usual, they will be raising funds for two local charities. This year, they have decided…

Denewood Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Posted on 16/07/2016 By

Denewood Road, Westbourne

Denewood Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth. Denewood Road is named after the large house on Alum Chine Road. The implication would be that this has been built in the grounds of the property ‘Denewood’. The houses here, and there are nine of them packed into (for this area of Westbourne) a fairly small space. The design is…

Trevor Ayling and Renoufs Cheese and Wine Bar, Westbourne

Posted on 15/07/2016 By

Trevor Ayling, Renoufs Cheese and Wine Bar

We talk to Trevor Ayling, owner of Renoufs Cheese and Wine Bar. Located on the north side of Poole Road, Renoufs Cheese and Wine Bar is one of several eateries in close proximity. But there, the similarity ends. One would be forgiven for thinking that, with the reputation Renoufs has, it has been here for…

Colosseum and Lavish Life Refurbishment

Posted on 14/07/2016 By

Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café, Westbourne

Colosseum and Lavish Life Refurbishment. Further to the recent blog on the Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café refurbishment, we are please to be able to offer this further update. The re-opening has been put back, as what started out as a minor redecoration project has become a full-blown refurbishment. The current estimate is that…

New Hairdressers and Barbers comes to Westbourne Arcade

Posted on 13/07/2016 By

New hairdressers and barbers, Westbourne Arcade.

New Hairdressers and Barbers comes to Westbourne Arcade. The vacant shop unit a No 4, Westbourne Arcade, has a new occupier coming. Formerly Director’s Cut Barbers, it has been closed for some time. It is set to re-open as a new hairdressers and barbers. Conveniently located right at the Poole Road end of the Arcade,…

Clarendon Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Posted on 12/07/2016 By

Clarendon Road, Westbourne

Clarendon Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth. Clarendon Road runs north-south from Poole Road to West Cliff Road, at the top of Middle Chine. It is a generally quiet thoroughfare, wide by many standards. Continue to the north, and you head down towards the former Bournemouth West Railway Station. To the south, and you can either walk down…

Marlborough Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Posted on 11/07/2016 By

Marlborough Road, Westbourne

Marlborough Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth. Marlborough Road is another residential street similar to Portarlington Road, which branches off near its eastern end. Running east-west, it is parallel to and the next south from Poole Road. Once again, it is largely a thoroughfare of two halves. The eastern part retaining much in the way of the original…

100 Years of Hants and Dorset Buses – Poole Celebration

Posted on 11/07/2016 By

100 years of Hants and Dorset buses

100 Years of Hants and Dorset Buses – Poole Celebration. Sunday 10 July saw the celebration of 100 years of Hants and Dorset buses. Once a familiar sight in the Bournemouth area, including Westbourne, the name has been replaced by the More Bus brand. Historic vehicles were gathered together on show on Poole Quayside. Many…

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