THOUSANDS of people have flocked to Bournemouth beach today on what is one of the hottest days of the year so far.

Bournemouth-based weather enthusiast Bournemouth and Poole Weather said temperatures are thought to have reached between 27C and 28C today.

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The roads and beaches have been busy as people travelled to the seaside to make the most of the hot weather.
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Speaking today, Jon Weaver, BCP Council’s head of tourism and events, said: “We have plans in place and additional resources available. We have ambulance teams out, additional security staff, RNLI lifeguards and we have a full compliment of staff out there just making sure that everything runs as best it can during what we would say is a normal summer day on the beach."

Read more from Mr Weaver here 

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Some examples of terrible parking have been seen once again, with drivers leaving vehicles on verges and yellow lines.

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And Morebus said its Breezer 50 services were suffering major delays due to “significant number of illegally parked cars and congestion”.

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Bournemouth Coastal BID has said hotels are fully booked and ready to welcome guests this weekend

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