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Our magazine is the widely read by the membership and beyond. The print run is between 2600 and 3000 depending on the season currently but the readership is considerably more.

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Pinecliff Garden is situated on the cliff top close to the car park at the side of Canford Cliffs library. The views are magnificent, looking seawards one can see as far as Hengistbury Head to the left and Old Harry Rocks to the right.

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What is the CIL Fund and how it will be spent explained


The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge that local authorities can set on new development in order to raise funds to help fund the infrastructure, facilities and services – such as schools or transport improvements – needed to support new homes and businesses. The infrastructure funding statements are required to set out the infrastructure projects or types of infrastructure that the authority intends to fund, either... Read More

December 2020 Newsletter


A reflection on the past year and an optimistic view of the New Year to come Dear Members, 2020 has been a year unlike any other, together we have faced a worldwide pandemic that has changed our lives and work in ways we could never have imagined. There is no doubt that it has been a year of personal loss, opportunities gone astray, crisis in our communities and... Read More

December 2020 Planning List


The latest Planning list December 2020 is posted today there are more Decisions than usual but fewer new Applications, possibly the most controversial one is 2 Wilderton Road, we continue to be surprised by the number of new developments that are starting in this area. Read More

November 2020 Newsletter


Hello Members, Just a short newsletter this time as there is some really good news, the magazine is back, and it will be with you soon. Distribution of the winter edition is scheduled to start from Wednesday onwards this week. It’s a bumper edition packed with interesting articles including the planning report from the Dugald Eadie, and John Gunton, our editor writes with his usual eloquence and... Read More

November 2020 Planning List


We are now waiting for quite a few decisions and appeal rulings, probably because of the impact of the lockdown. As usual, developers keep putting in new applications for sites where a decision was already made – they do not give up! The November Planning List is posted up now here – November 2020  Read More

October 2020 Newsletter


Our magazine will be back in print this month! Hello Members, In the September newsletter the hot topic was the predicted Indian Summer. It transpires that September was the hottest on record and even now although the early mornings are distinctly autumnal it still isn’t cold during the day, up to now. The intermittent falls of heavy rain have been particularly good for the Pinecliff Garden that... Read More