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Schemes in Cumbria, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Kent and Suffolk are awarded government cash.

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Two people have admitted accessing images of footballer Emiliano Sala in a mortuary.

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The glove puppet was bought as a birthday present for a "lifelong fan" of the TV show.

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More than 100 relatives of soldiers who died in Brunssum travel to the town for a special ceremony.

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Bournemouth mum Gemma Ruegg has won a regional title 10 weeks after giving birth to her daughter.

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The government is looking into Advent's 4bn takeover bid for British defence firm Cobham.

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The Bournemouth hotel provides facilities for cancer patients and the chance to renew wedding vows.

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Douglas Oak suffered a cardiac arrest as police officers held him down in Poole and died the next day.

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The family of Ian Hateley says he was "loved by all who knew him".

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Two men and a woman arrested in connection with the murder of a 75-year-old man are released.

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Dorset chef Sarah Ali Choudhury wants to encourage more women to work in Indian restaurants.

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Strangers danced while the road was closed to traffic during the town's Heritage Open Day.

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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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