I don't want to get into a "them and us" discussion, but I wonder if Bournmouth council, or who-evers' patch it is, will be as long suffering and accommodating as other areas of the country are seemingly obliged to be when this kind of thing happens.
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.
When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.