News update: Poole Dream Machines Full Season Saved for 2017 7 Mar 2017


Poole’s premier weekly motorcycle event Dream Machines has been saved for the full 26 week April-end of September season and will start on 4 April 2017 thanks to support from Poole Quay businesses.

Tutankhamun's Photographer 7 Mar 2017


The amazing photography of Harry Burton

Great tastes and amazing sounds from around the world at Seven Seas Festival 2 Mar 2017


Families with a taste for adventure will be right at home at Poole’s first annual Seven Seas Festival in May.

FJB introduce Electric Chargers 1 Mar 2017


FJB Hotels have teamed up with Tesla to accommodate the growing need for vehicle charging stations in Dorset.

Half price offers for residents during March at the Oceanarium 27 Feb 2017


Oceanarium, the Bournemouth Aquarium is offering locals the opportunity to take a journey around the waters of the world.... right on their doorstep for just half the price throughout March!

New dates for Poole Dream Machines 2017 season: 2 May-29 August 22 Feb 2017


Poole’s iconic weekly motorcycle meet, Dream Machines will take place every Tuesday from May to the end of August in 2017 instead of April-end of September.

A feast of family entertainment unveiled as countdown to Poole Maritime Festival begins 10 Feb 2017


With less than 100 days to go before Poole Maritime Festival, an exciting feast of family entertainment has been unveiled as part of the week long festivities  

Taste of the South – A brand new festival coming to Poole, Dorset this May! 7 Feb 2017


Taste of the South is a brand new local food, drink and produce festival coming to Dorset this May and has been created in association with the week-long Poole Maritime Festival 15th-21st May.

Poole Shortlisted in British Coach Tourism Awards 2017 1 Feb 2017


Poole shortlisted in the prestigious British Coach Tourism Awards 2017 in the ‘Coach Friendly Destination’ category. Previously known as the National Coach Tourism Awards, these awards recognise excellence and developments across coach tour operators, destinations, visitor attractions and tourism suppliers. This year saw a record-breaking number of entries.Graham Richardson, Tourism Manager, said; “This is fantastic news for Poole. The coach travel market is important to us and we have dedicated our resources accordingly. Our marketing team and the Poole Attractions Group have been instrumental in developing promotions to show what an ideal destination Poole is for coach operators and group travel. Recent promotional initiatives include a Group Travel Itinerary Planner and a Coach & Group Travel Digital Postcard. ”Other finalists in the category include Bournemouth, Plymouth, Southport, Beverley and Wells.  Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 22 March 2017 at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.  

Prestigious Award for Poole Quay Boat Haven 31 Jan 2017


For the second year running Poole Quay Boat Haven has picked up one of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards.  It beat off competition from 40 marinas around the UK to be named as UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths) by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA).

9 things to fall in love with in Poole this February 26 Jan 2017


From warming walks and beachside retreats to coastal cruises and spectacular wildlife, Poole has plenty to share with friends, family or that special someone this February.    

Parkdean Resorts to make £560K Investment in Dorset 26 Jan 2017


As part of extensive investment plans, the UK’s largest holiday park operator is set to make a significant cash injection to enhance the offering of some of its Dorset holiday parks.

 
 
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