Ferndown, England Newswire

Ferndown, England Newswire

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  1. PICTURES: Firefighters tackle blaze involving pile of logsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Bournemouth Echo

    Fire engines from Ferndown, Poole and Verwood were called to the scene at around 1.30pm, as well as a water carrier from Ringwood . They used a digger to separate the blazing logs from those as yet untouched, and were successful in preventing the flames spreading to a nearby house.

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  2. Obituary: Maurice Sidney Best, Normandy veteran and bandsman dies aged 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Bournemouth Echo

    The middle child of nine, Maurice was brought up in a three bedroom house in Ringwood Road, Parkstone. He attended Branksome Heath School and had a love of music which led him to follow in his father's footsteps into the Salvation Army.

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  3. Amy following in family's footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Bournemouth Echo

    SWIM Bournemouth's chip off the old block Amy Brown took another step in her family's footsteps with a golden hat-trick at the South West Age Group Championships in Bristol. The 12-year-old daughter of Andy Brown and niece of Iain, both Ferndown Otters stars in the 1980s, won the 13yrs 50m and 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke in long-course times of 34.65, 1:16.19 and 1:08.48.

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  4. In The Dock: Four who have appeared in court from Dorset and New MiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Bournemouth Echo

    LEE COLLINSON aged 49 of no fixed abode, admits to stealing toiletries to the value of A 85.29 belonging to Waitrose store, Bargates, Christchurch, on 13/4/17. Conditionally discharged for nine months.

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  5. Golfer putts a smile on students' faces by pitching in with epic fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | This is Wiltshire

    A GOLF fanatic spent a gruelling day on the course yesterday to boost funds for a college's floodlight appeal. Dave Stockley, 45, raised A 1,100 for Fairfield Farm's floodlight appeal by playing 12 solid hours of golf at Westbury Golf Club.

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  6. Letter: Infrastructure won't keep up with development in East DorsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Western Gazette

    I agree with John Baxter - Letter of 12th May - the chairman of Ferndown Town Council's planning committee. The amount of development taking place in East Dorset district is excessive, and to look at the emerging Christchurch and East Dorset Local Plan Part 2 is saddening.

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  7. TREBLE: Portland United Youth Sports Under-13s with their impressive trophy-haul this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    After wrapping up the Dorset Youth Football League title with one loss all season and scoring 104 goals, attention turned to the Dorset County Cup final in Ferndown, where they took on an impressive Bridport Youth side and came out 3-0 winners to lift the trophy. To wrap up the hat-trick of titles the Sports faced local Division One rivals Dorchester in the League Cup Final, Sports showed their class on the day by winning 1-0 to seal a remarkable season.

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  8. Obituary: Former banker and member of Wimborne Musical Theatre, Christopher Allen, dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Bournemouth Echo

    Christopher was born in Bradford upon Avon in 1940 and to many people in later life he was known as 'The Wiltshire Gentleman'. He was the only son of Fred and Vi Allen and lived in Winsley Road next door to his cousin John and they grew up like brothers, attending school together and singing in the church choir with their father.

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  9. 'Town is in dire statea and street cleaning leaves a lot to be desired', says councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Bournemouth Echo

    Speaking at a recent meeting of East Dorset District Council , Cllr George Russell said he had made a complaint to the Dorset Waste Partnership about the issue. He said the street cleaning service "left a lot to be desired" and questioned "how those responsible for the service can take any pride in their current procedures".

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  10. Broadstone's Hunter is runner-up in Henderson TrophyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 10 | Bournemouth Echo

    JACOB Hunter had to settle for runner-up spot in the matchplay final of the Henderson Trophy at Dudsbury Golf Club. The Broadstone youngster lost out on the final hole to Sherborne GC's Adam Harris, who had already won the Keith Durbin Salver during the stroke play phase of the competition.

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  11. Tesco staff raise thousands for popular 33-year-old mum with terminal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Bournemouth Echo

    A COMMUNITY is rallying round a mother with terminal cancer by raising thousands of pounds for her and her family. Members of staff at Tesco Extra, next to Tower Park in Poole, launched a fundraising campaign following the news their co-worker Becky Heeks had been diagnosed with cancer.

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  12. Stolen fencing and lack of rain: why grassy mound was left looking like thisaRead the original story

    Saturday May 6 | Bournemouth Echo

    SGN were contracted to carry out maintenance work at the junction of Sea View Road and Ringwood Road in Poole which involved digging up a grassy mound next to residential houses. The utilities company hired Carr Civil Engineering - based in Ferndown - to carry out works to reinstate the land once they'd finished which involved turfing the area.

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  13. Teenage star Ryan Hughes makes Cuestars snooker historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Hampshire Chronicle

    A CHANDLER'S Ford teenager has made Cuestars history after two glorious years of success on the South of England Under-21 circuit. Ryan Hughes is the first player to achieve back-to-back promotions as rankings champion since the Gold, Silver and Bronze Tour structure was launched in 2009/10.

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  14. Ethical Forestry investors urged to seek compensation as collapsed scheme is soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Bournemouth Echo

    INVESTORS who sunk pension money into South American forestry through a collapsed firm have been urged to lodge claims for compensation. The scheme, which invested in Costa Rican plantations, is under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Conduct Authority.

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  15. Poole swimmers to represent Great BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Western Gazette

    Poole's Jacob Peters and Jazz McCrea will be representing Great Britain at the world's two biggest junior swimming events of 2017 after hitting the form of their lives in Sheffield. Jazz, 15, is among 37 swimmers heading for Netanya, Israel, for the European Junior Championships, which start on June 28. The selections follow a stunning sequence of results at the British Championships in Sheffield, where the two swimmers broke 10 Dorset records between them.

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  16. Local elections 2017: live results from across DorsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Bournemouth Echo

    The seats at stake were last contested in 2013, with Ukip seeing a surge in support and their first councillor elected to Dorset County Council, in Ferndown Under plans to reshape local councils, Dorset County Council could be abolished and re-emerge as part of a single tier, all purpose authority across the county, excluding the conurbation.

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  17. Police helicopter carries out search for driver who stole Porsche and fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Daily Echo

    Officers were called at 8.48pm to reports that fuel had been stolen from the BP garage at Ringwood Road at St Leonards. A man had driven a stolen red convertible Porsche onto the forecourt and filled the car with fuel before driving away, making no attempts to pay, in the direction of Ringwood.

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  18. All Shook Up to be staged at Barrington theatre, FerndownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Western Gazette

    The audience will be able to meet Broadstone based Elvis impersonator Gary J Foley on the opening night of a show which takes place on Thursday 11th May at the Barrington Theatre, Ferndown. Produced by Poole and Parkstone Productions All Shook Up runs until Saturday 13th May. It tells the tale of a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger which inspires one girl to fulfil her dreams and helps a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll.

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  19. Letter: - Green belt must be protectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | Western Gazette

    We now learn that Wyatt Homes have an option on developing the extensive green belt land at Dudsbury Golf Course. A development on this valuable green belt site would desecrate the local environment and increase congestion and pollution to intolerable levels.

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  20. Golf course's green belt status faces review amid interest from housing developersRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 30 | Bournemouth Echo

    THE green belt status of a golf course near Ferndown could be up for review, leaving the site free for housing developers. Last month the Daily Echo reported that developer Wyatt Homes had "secured", with the management of Dudsbury Golf Course in Hampreston, the opportunity to build on the site should its protected status be lifted.

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