Bournemouth

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; The shopping streets are mostly pedestrianised with modern shopping malls, Victorian arcades and a large selection of bars, clubs and cafés. North of the centre there is an out-of-town shopping complex called Castlepoint. The 41 acre site has 40 units and was the largest shopping centre in the UK when it opened it 2003.

in music. On return to Scotland Esslemont took the position of medical superintendent of Home Sanitorium for tuberculosis in Bournemouth. Esslemont became the first Bahá'í of Bournemouth

Passing journal Bahá'í News year 1973 month June issue 15 page p. 6–8 url http: www.teachingandprojects.com meansandmaterials.htm in early 1915 after hearing of the religion in December 1914 from a co-worker's wife who had met `Abdu'l-Bahá in 1911 and had some pamphlets to share. In about 1918 `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, wrote a tablet in his honor and also mentioned


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Schoolboy call-up against Wales in 1929 in front of a crowd of around 20,000 at Dean Court, Bournemouth. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth


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and the electrification of the line to Bournemouth in 1967, at the time there was insufficient financial justification to electrify between Bournemouth and Weymouth (Weymouth, Dorset). This resulted in a quandary of how to maintain through services and the solution devised was novel. Tests in the mid 1960s had proved that high speed main line push-pull (push-pull train) operation was both feasible and safe. The result was to have a high powered EMU (Electric multiple unit) at the London


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OF DEATH 1898-11-01 PLACE OF DEATH Bournemouth, England Webb took a great interest in local politics and was an Alderman on the Crewe Town Council and had been Mayor twice. He was also an Alderman on Cheshire County Council. He retired in 1903 to Bournemouth, being replaced as CME by George Whale. He died in 1906 aged 70. He had never married. In Crewe he was for very many years remembered as a major benefactor of the "Webb Orphanage", a beautiful red-brick


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-Hi'' was made into a musical (musical theatre), called ''Hi-de-Hi - The Holiday Musical'', in the early years of the show. Labelled as a "summer pantomime" by its critics, the production featured most of the TV cast plus several new characters. It did not follow the television storylines, but it was a success nonetheless. It did a summer season in Bournemouth in 1983, a Christmas season in London in 1983 and a summer season in Blackpool in 1984. It was short lived, however, when some of the cast complained that filming the TV series and doing the summer show limited their offers of acting jobs elsewhere. '''Bournemouth University''' is a university in and around the large south coast town of Bournemouth, UK (although its main campus is actually situated in neighbouring Poole). It has several well respected (John Kimble, 1999) departments including The School of Applied Sciences (which focuses upon Archaeology, Anthropology, Biology, Geography and Forensic Sciences), The School of Health and Social Care, The School of Tourism, The Business School, School of Design, Engineering & Computing and The Media School. From November 2006 to January 2007, Amanda took a starring role in the pantomime adaption of ''Jack and the Beanstalk'' in Canterbury. From December 2007 to January 2008, she appeared as the Fairy Godmother in the pantomime adaption of ''Cinderella'' at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth


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was born '''Antony Kenneth Blackburn''', in Guildford, Surrey, but in 1946 his family moved to Bournemouth, Hampshire, where his sister, Jacqueline, was born. His mother, Pauline Cubitt (née Stone), was a housewife and his father, Kenneth Fleming Blackburn, was a GP (general practitioner), and he was educated at Castle Court School in Parkstone, Poole, Dorset and Millfield School (Millfield) in Somerset, which he entered on a sports scholarship. He went on to become

Fleming Blackburn, was a GP (general practitioner), and he was educated at Castle Court School in Parkstone, Poole, Dorset and Millfield School (Millfield) in Somerset, which he entered on a sports scholarship. He went on to become captain of the school cricket team, but left before taking any examinations. He then achieved a clutch of O-levels, following private tuition, and enrolled for a HND (Higher National Diploma) course in Business Studies at Bournemouth


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and ocean rowing coastal rowing club. Established in 1865, it is reported to be the oldest sporting association in the county. The club regularly competes in regattas organised by the Hants and Dorset Amateur Rowing Association which take place on the South Coast of England between May and September. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth


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Henry and Victoria Wood (for whom she had immense professional respect, referring to her rival as 'uniquely talented...'). Marti went on to make more television appearances including the self titled ''Marti Caine'' on BBC2; showcasing her dance, comedic and musical talents. Among millions of fans who watched her TV performances could be counted Liberace (who compared her with Barbra Streisand) and her American counterpart Joan Rivers


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oneillsbournemouth email address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content At the far end of the Old Christchurch Road strip (number 260), this Irish pub has live music most nights and attracts the slightly quieter kind of student. * Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth

Bournemouth

'''Bournemouth''' World Heritage Site. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 183,491 making it the largest settlement in Dorset. With Poole to the west and Christchurch (Christchurch, Dorset) in the east, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of over 400,000.

Before it was founded in 1810 by Lewis Tregonwell, the area was a deserted heathland occasionally visited by fishermen and smugglers. Initially marketed as a health resort, the town received a boost when it appeared in Dr Granville's (Augustus Granville) book, ''The Spas of England''. Bournemouth's growth really accelerated with the arrival of the railway and it became a recognised town in 1870. Historically (Historic counties of England) part of Hampshire, it joined Dorset with the reorganisation of local government in 1974 (Local Government Act 1972). Since 1997, the town has been administered by a unitary authority, giving it autonomy from Dorset County Council although it remains however part of the ceremonial county. The local council is Bournemouth Borough Council.

The town centre has notable Victorian architecture and the spire of St Peter's Church (St Peter's Church, Bournemouth), one of three Grade I listed churches in the borough, is a local landmark. Bournemouth's location has made it a popular destination for tourists, attracting over five million visitors annually with its beaches and popular nightlife. The town is also a regional centre of business, home of the Bournemouth International Centre or BIC, and a financial sector that is worth more than £1,000 million in Gross Value Added.

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