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Rescuers faced a "race against time" as the man was trapped in his car amid a fast-incoming tide.

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Robert Czernik sold counterfeit airbags online, putting lives at risk, police say.

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Competitions are held around the country to qualify for the prestigious Crufts dog show.

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Residents asked for "modern entertainment" but councillors called pole dancing "inappropriate".

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Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woods on the edge of the festival site at Lulworth Castle.

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He offered lifts on two separate occasions to men in their 20s on nights out in Bournemouth.

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Lewis Bennett is accused of intentionally capsizing the boat in Cuba after killing his wife.

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Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.

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Plans to rebuild the beach path were initially scrapped after it was estimated it could cost up to 1.25m.

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Simon Field might not be able to move but he can still communicate, by blinking.

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With headliners London Grammar and MIA, Bestival proves female-fronted festivals are possible.

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Dan Gosling hits an 89th-minute equaliser as Bournemouth come back from 2-0 down to draw with Newcastle after Dwight Gayle scores twice.

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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

Minimum Temperature: -2C (28F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1026mb, Humidity: 43%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:41 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 2C (36F), Minimum Temperature: -3C (27F), Wind Direction: East North Easterly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1030mb, Humidity: 53%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:59 GMT, Sunset: 17:43 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 2C (36F), Minimum Temperature: -4C (25F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 53%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:57 GMT, Sunset: 17:45 GMT

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