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Pines & Chines Magazine

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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Pine Cliff Gardens

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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Latest News, Planning Lists & Newsletters

Save Beach Road Car Park


The Association urges action to save Beach Road Car Park – The Branksome Park & Canford Cliffs Residents Association today expressed its vehement opposition to the proposed disposal of a large part of Beach Road Car Park, calling it a “short-sighted and damaging decision” that would negatively impact residents, visitors, and the local economy. At the full Council meeting on Tuesday 20th Feb, the... Read More

February 2024 Newsletter


There has been a lot happening in the last month, and a lot to come in the next few weeks! But firstly, a PLEA (well actually two!) We are still looking for a secretary and now through understandable pressure of work, our Treasurer, Jackie Heap will step down at our AGM in April; The Association can only continue its important work with sufficient volunteers to cover the... Read More

Planning List January 2024


The latest planning list is available to download here. Several decisions to outstanding applications have been confirmed during the first few weeks of 2024, with BCP beginning to address the backlog of pending applications. A small number of contentious applications were made during this time, with a few blocks of flats proposed to replace individual detached dwellings. Over the last few months, there have been several applications... Read More

Planning List December 2023


The latest planning list is now available to download here. In December, there was a seasonal decline in both application submissions and decision-making, typical of the slowdown before Christmas and the New Year. The annual shutdown over this period likely contributed to the delays in decision-making, but BCP is likely to have welcomed the decrease in submissions during this time, providing them with an opportunity to address... Read More

January 2024 Newsletter


Firstly, very best wishes for this New Year to all our members. May we all avoid being afflicted by unsuitable developments and dubious planning decisions. Now a plea! Carol, our very long serving secretary, has stood down and we owe her our thanks for all her years of service. However, the Association cannot function efficiently without a secretary, so a replacement is urgently needed! We can if... Read More

December 2023 Newsletter


Tis the time for Mulled wine and Mince Pies, and they will be the main items on the agenda of our next meeting; Wednesday !3th December, usual time 7-30pm, usual place St Aldhelm’s Church Hall committee room. However we will still receive our planning officer’s update, the latest on BCP’s carpark proposals and a report back from Vicki on the road safety “walkabout” she undertook with a... Read More