For a little while at least, it seems like the ‘interim’ search is going to stay. So we might as well get to know it a bit better! Some people have complained about the lack of features compared to the old search engine, but I can assure you that they are still there, just not as obvious as before.
If you’ve ever used the advanced search operators in Google, then you’ll be pleased to know that they work here too. Check out this Google Cheat Sheet, which gives you a few simple tools that allow you to conduct more powerful searches. The only things that don’t work on our local search are the ‘calculator operators’.