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Events and Drop-In Sessions: Bournemouth Selective Licensing

India Cocking
Written by India Cocking

Bournemouth Borough Council are currently part way through a 16 week licensing consultation for a new selective licensing scheme for areas within the wards of Boscombe East, Boscombe West, East Cliff and Springbourne.

As part of the consultation programme there is the opportunity for Landlords to attend one of three independently facilitated focus groups to understand the proposed scheme in more detail and provide feedback and comments. These events, which are in addition to a series of stakeholder events, drop-in sessions and roadshows, are specifically for Landlords (separate focus groups will be held with residents).

The upcoming drop in sessions are;

March 4th, 10am- 12:30pm at Springbourne Library

March 9th, 4-7pm at Boscombe library

March 16th, 1-4pm at Southbourne Library

The council are running a focus group on the 9th March, 1pm at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium. You can book a place at the event here.

There is also a Boscombe Community Forum on the 16th March,7pm at Kings Park Academy BH1 4NB.

The consultation runs from 9th January 2017 until the 1st May 2017 and we urge our members to submit a formal response to the consultation or attend a session with the council to get their views heard.

Read the original article detailing Bournemouth’s proposed scheme here.

Full details of the proposed Selective Licensing scheme can be found here.

To keep up to date with news, events, and licensing in the Bournemouth area, visit their Local Authority Network Page here.

About the author

India Cocking

India Cocking

India is the Local Government Officer for the RLA. Having completed her degree in International Politics at Aberystwyth University, India is currently working on updating and maintaining the Local Authority Network. This is of importance as it strengthens communication and understanding between landlords, local authorities, and the RLA. India is working towards gathering concise and clear data from all 435 local authorities on their licencing, fees, news, events and contact details.

Before joining the RLA India worked at Martin and Co Lettings Agent in her home town of Derby, the Welsh Assembly, and her local MP, alongside helping her parents run the family buy-to-let business.

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