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Tens of thousands of people have flocked to the Dorset coast since lockdown restrictions were eased.

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Oscar Montgomery, 17, went missing while snorkelling off Portland in Dorset on 27 May.

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The David Hockney artwork was owned by David and Ann Graves who featured in his paintings.

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Digital champions are offering advice over the phone after face-to-face sessions were stopped.

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The BBC is to broadcast Bournemouth v Crystal Palace on 20 June at 19:45 BST as the first of its four free-to-air games.

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Ceon Broughton is trying to have his conviction overturned for killing Louella Fletcher-Michie.

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A woman was raped, suffocated and repeatedly hit as she walked to work, a court hears.

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The Odeon in Westover Road, Bournemouth, screened its last film in 2017 after 88 years at the site.

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One volunteer says people shouted at her "when I asked them nicely to take their litter with them".

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The Seahorse Trust said the increase off the Dorset coast is due to less people, boats and anchors.

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Coastal areas have been overrun by tourists since travel limits were lifted, the government is told.

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Paddleboarder Mike Wiley hauled the man to the surface after finding him unconscious on the seabed.

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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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