Bournemouth Council says the former Imax site will be ready for its grand opening tomorrow night. The controversial building was demolished earlier this year.
Thousands of people are expected to attend two free concerts by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the new waterfront entertainment space this weekend.
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Councillors in Bournemouth are due to approve an increase in council tax of almost 5% for the next financial year.
Tuesday morning's weather for the west of the region
Tuesday morning's weather for the east of the region