9:41am Monday 9th December 2013
BOSCOMBE’S controversial surf reef is set to re-open in April after Bournemouth council received insurance payouts of more than £300,000 to fund repairs.
4:00pm Sunday 20th October 2013
THE liquidators of the firm behind Boscombe’s failed £3million surf reef are still trying to contact the man who was at the helm.
1:00pm Friday 13th September 2013
BOSCOMBE’S failed surf reef could take on a new life as a haven for marine creatures if a planned initiative is given the green light.
11:00am Wednesday 24th April 2013
THE man behind the failed £3 million surf reef at Boscombe has disappeared, according to the company trying to contact him.
10:30am Thursday 29th November 2012
DEBRIS from Boscombe’s failed surf reef was washed ashore near Honeycombe Beach following last week’s stormy weather.
9:16am Monday 12th November 2012
A FORMER councillor who was among the first to back the Boscombe surf reef has insisted it was the right decision.
8:36am Wednesday 7th November 2012
“IT’S time to say sorry to the people of Bournemouth.”
10:00am Tuesday 6th November 2012
THE company that built Boscombe’s surf reef has ceased trading it has been revealed.
8:37am Monday 20th August 2012
A TOURISM chief is insisting that Boscombe surf reef will one day be used for its intended purpose.
12:00pm Thursday 21st June 2012
THE man who helped design the Boscombe surf reef left ASR a year and a half ago - to set up a company building reefs with several other former ASR staff.
12:00pm Wednesday 30th May 2012
THE contract deadline for ASR to carry out remedial work on the Boscombe Surf Reef expires tomorrow – with no sign, as yet, of the firm coming back.
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3/09/09 - A windsurfer puts the Boscombe surf reef to the test. Picture: Richard Crease
23/3/09 - Boscombe surf reef from the air. Picture by Gary Ellson of Bournemouth Helicopters.
29/8/08 - Works gets underway on the Boscombe Surf Reef. Picture: Pat Timmons.
16/07/08 - Workers start to prepare the Geo Mat which will be the base layer of the Boscombe surf reef. Picture: Corin Messer.