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24 hour Overnight Car Parking

BCP Council wants to change the Parking restrictions for Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch. You may well wish to consult on this, particularly if you feel you may be affected ... since in our area of South Poole, the Council want to turn the following areas/ roads into 24 hour overnight parking

PHC Oil Spill update: Usage of Poole Harbour

Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) today published an update suggesting that water quality in the Poole Harbour area is now fit for recreational use by people & pets. The public are however requested to stay clear from Ower Bay ...

Oil Spill update from Poole Harbour Commissioners

Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) yesterday released an update on the oil spill clean-up operation following the very sad events of last Sunday, 26th March. The clean-up operation has continued over the weekend. An estimated 140,000 litres of oily/water mix ...

John Alexander Cruickshank VC

Poole sends very special Happy 100th Birthday wishes to John Alexander Cruickshank VC (b. 20.05.1920), a remarkable man who was stationed at RAF Hamworthy (Salterns, Lilliput) during WWII ...

The Dorset Lakes of Poole Harbour

The term ‘Dorset Lakes’ is relatively synonymous with the name of Poole Harbour:
this apparently became a very popular alternative during the Romantic Movement
towards the turn of the Century ...

A brief history of Parkstone Golf Course

Amidst the heart of southern Poole within its 'sylvan setting' is the familiar, very beautiful location, of what was known originally as The Parkstone and Canford Cliffs Golf Course.