Month: January 2020

Brownsea Island unveils its new natural play area

By Jim Durkin of Bournemouth Echo BROWNSEA Island will open throughout the February half term for the first time this year. The National Trust-owned island in Poole Harbour, managed in partnership with Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT), has only ever opened to the public at weekends during February. Over the past few months a host of conservation work has taken place, including a new natural play area which is being unveiled at half term.…

Light Up Poole Digital Light Art Festival – coming soon 20th to 22nd February

As night falls, artists and communities will celebrate Poole’s diverse landscape with co-produced light and sound installations illuminating the historic old town, urban high street, and waterfront. Inspired by the theme ‘Spectrum’, artists will respond to difference exploring disability, social exclusion, age, faith and more.  New for 2020 is a ‘Light Up Family Rave’ and a daytime talks programme at Lighthouse, Poole.  We want to encourage the public to explore…

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Why independent agents are in a different league from corporates in so many places

JANUARY 21, 2020 | ROSALIND RENSHAW from Property Industry Eye When it comes to corporates versus independents, the easy winners are independents, with the corporates performing “really poorly”. A new article by Russell Quirk, founder of Emoov and who now runs a property PR company, claims that in any town it is an “absolute exception for a corporate giant to be the number one agent” based on their SSTC performance. Quirk analysed…