BH Life

The magazine of Bournemouth Borough Council

BH Life magazine is delivered to homes four times a year

The magazine is packed with news about your council services, living in Bournemouth, local developments, as well as events and other useful information. BH Life magazine is the official publication from your council.

When is BH Life magazine published?

  • Spring edition - March 
  • Summer edition -  July 
  • Autumn edition - September
  • Winter edition - December.

If you would like to submit an article for the magazine, please email information to:

Distribution - please tell us if you don't receive BH Life

If you live in Bournemouth and do not regularly receive the magazine, please let us know so we can put this right. We need to know your property number and postcode.

Report delivery problems on: 01202 451435 or email:

Additional copies of BH Life magazine are available from council reception points, libraries, community centres and some local supermarkets. Previous editions of BH Life magazine are also available online.

Alternative formats - audio and large print

BH Life magazine is also available in large print and in audio. The audio version is produced by Bournemouth and Wessex Talking Newspapers, a local charity.

We can also provide a summary of the magazine in large print. If you would like an audio, large print or other format, please contact us on: 01202 451616 or email:

BH Life Advertising

Are you interested in advertising in BH Life magazine? For details, please contact the Council's magazine contractor - Community Information Services Ltd on 01253 885777 or email: 

Other information

  • Print Run: 86,000+
  • Cost: 0p - from summer 2018 the magazine will be fully funded by advertising.