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Sir Oliver Letwin's replacement Chris Loder is among eight Tory MPs to be elected in the county.

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More than 2,000 artefacts have been recovered from HMS Invincible, the 18th Century ship that revolutionised naval ship design.

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A miniature Shetland pony that was found abandoned in a field is the star of the RSPCA Christmas advert.

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Find the detailed result from your constituency with our postcode search.

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Jails have struggled to reduce the use of psychoactive substances, the Prisons Ombudsman says.

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The kart circuit used by budding Formula 1 drivers could be cleared to make way for holiday chalets.

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AFC Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe is accused of crashing his Bentley into a coffee shop and driving off.

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The rules to "keep Christmas decorations inside your home" included food for reindeer.

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The men have been stuck at Portland since the ship, which was en route to west Africa, broke down.

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A 15-year-old girl was attacked on a school field by a man who reportedly carried a pocket knife.

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The boy suffered a fractured skull and was taken from his parents' care by Dorset Council.

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Pedestrian Joy Norman was hit by a car and pronounced dead at the scene.

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Community News

Community Clean Up

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 14th March 2013

BRUSHES AND MOPS AT THE READY! Many members of our community make their mark on our local streets by joining various local Ferndown cleaning initiatives throughout the community in a bid to keep our parks, streets, roads and pavements looking clean and look after.


Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Ferndown community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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