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Conservationists believe the non-native monarchs were sighted after being released at a wedding.

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The council wants to cut its bus subsidies by 70,400 as it tries to save 19.9m by 2020.

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The council said buyer North Quay Weymouth Limited failed to complete the sale.

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Protesters gathered at the meeting where health chiefs agreed cuts aimed at saving 158m by 2018.

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Baldock Town say Alfie Barker deserves another chance after being banned for a tweet sent to Bournemouth's Harry Arter.

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The cake was so heavy it had to be sandwiched together by a fork lift truck, baker Steven Oxford says.

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A team of diving enthusiasts is trying to find out more details about the pilot.

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Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth.

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Champions Essex bowl out Hampshire for 76 to complete a remarkable win, having followed on at the Ageas Bowl.

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Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has a back injury that will sideline him for at least another month, after missing the last two games.

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Leicestershire sign ex-England opener Michael Carberry on a two-year deal, but paceman Clint McKay leaves the club.

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Rain allows only 20 overs of play on day three of the Division One match between Hampshire and county champions Essex.

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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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 60%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:55 BST, Sunset: 19:04 BST

Maximum Temperature: 18C (64F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 72%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:56 BST, Sunset: 19:02 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Moderate, Sunrise: 06:58 BST, Sunset: 19:00 BST

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