The Bournemouth Echo has reported local artist, Rebecca Newnham, giving her sculpture Wave a sea trail in Christchurch Harbour.

Rebecca talks to the Echo about the inspiration behind the piece in this video: Wave in Christchurch Harbour.

The 15-metre fibreglass sculpture will be installed in the Himalayan Garden in Ripley, North Yorkshire at the end of March.  Work on the sculpture was done by local firms.

This slideshow, created by the BBC, shows you how the work was created and installed.


Hurrah for Hengistbury Head Beach

by Dale on March 14, 2013

The Isle of Wight from Hengistbury Head Hengistbury Head Beach has garnered fifth place in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for best beaches in the UK.

Bournemouth Echo

Just across Christchurch Harbour from Mudeford, Hengistbury Head is easily reached by Mudeford Ferry from Mudeford Quay. From the pontoon on Mudeford Spit, take a short walk to find this beautiful, secluded beach with fantastic views of the Isle of Wight, Christchurch Bay and Poole Bay.