Change of Dorset Council Covid test sites

LOCATIONS for Lateral Flow Device Covid testing in Dorset Council is changing. Free weekly LFD tests are available for Dorset Council residents, but some locations and operating times change for community testing sites. As of Monday, the Wimborne Town Football Club site is no longer available daily, but there will …

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Places in Bournemouth and Poole for first-time buyers

The most popular areas of Bournemouth and Poole for first-time buyers have been revealed. Springbourne, East Cliff, Boscombe, Canford Heath and Creekmoor are hot spots for people stepping up the property ladder, according to a local Purplebricks real estate expert. Mark Turk, local property expert for Bournemouth at Purplebricks, said: …

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Date set for Poole Pirates’ return to Wimborne Road

POOLE Pirates admitted the “great relief” to have finally confirmed a date to ride Wimborne Road again. The Pirates were due to get back on track for a home meeting with the Plymouth Gladiators next week, but that was pushed back. However, following extensive discussions between the club, the owners …

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Blue flags for BCP Council beaches

MORE blue flags have been awarded to beaches in the BCP Council area than any other UK authority. Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has announced its iconic blue flags and seaside awards to the UK’s best beaches, and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have been confirmed with 23 awards in total. …

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Dorset among UK’s top holiday destinations

DORSET has been named one of the UK’s Top Holiday Destinations. As Brits plan to vacation in the UK this summer, the country’s beauty spots are becoming busier and more sought after than ever before. National holidays are more popular than ever, increasing competition with holidaymakers who want to stay …

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Development of Cheshire: Poole and the surrounding area

Pictured above: Poole Hill Road, Poole. Image credit: Google Street View Submitted by David Norbury The following decisions regarding accommodation applications were recently announced: Poole The prospect of a traditional-style shepherd’s hut to provide holiday accommodation in the countryside in Poole, Cheshire, has sparked objection. The feature film was offered …

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