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Nick Butter took 455 flights, ran through 15 war zones and was mugged twice during the epic feat.

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The hydraulic lifting machine broke down while the man was putting up festive lights in Weymouth.

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Pippa was invited to a special lingerie show after deciding to have gender reassignment surgery at the age of 72.

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The council said the bridge would reopen after the replacement of a half-tonne bearing next month.

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Police officers feared they were going to die when Daniel Hannam fired a shotgun out of a window.

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A review recommended creating a single office "hub" and cutting posts to save up to 37m.

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The cow suffered serious facial injuries after being attacked by a dog on a nature reserve.

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Owner Walstead says falling magazine volumes is forcing it to consider closing its Poole factory.

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Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was found dead after the plane he was travelling in crashed.

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Police are treating her death as unexplained after she was found dead at a property in Bournemouth.

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Daniel Hannam was accused of firing a double-barrelled shotgun at police officers from a house window.

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Goggles allowing you to watch TV during an operation could mean patients spend less time in hospital.

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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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