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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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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

May 2022 Planning List


The latest planning list (for period 11 April 2022 to 6 May 2022) is now available, please click here to view it. This month has seen a few more decisions, but we are still waiting for a number of Appeals to be decided. Read More

May 2022 Newsletter


Dear Members Plans for AGM As you may already have seen on the front cover of our Magazine, the AGM is now booked at the Canford Cliffs Village Hall on Saturday 14 May 2022.   The meeting starts at 10:30 am, and we will try to deal with the normal business as quickly as possible.  Our Guest Speakers are Sir Robert Syms MP, and Drew Mellor, leader of... Read More

April 2022 Planning List


The latest Planning List is now available here. The Rockwater proposal for Branksome Beach Restaurant/Bar has dominated our activity this month, with a large group of local residents making numerous and detailed objections. Read More

Plans for April 2022 Meeting


Dear Members Plans for April 2022 Meeting This is an update to the previous newsletter.  Unfortunately, it was headed “April 22”, and several of our members were confused about whether this meant that the meeting was on the 13th or 22nd April. It is indeed on the 13th, which is the second Wednesday of the month. Another problem is that the timing of the meeting was not... Read More

April 2022 Newsletter


Dear Members Plans for April 22 Meeting We are pleased to announce that our normal monthly meeting will take place on Wednesday 13 April, in the usual committee room at St Aldhelms Parish Centre.  The Agenda and the Planning Report will be available separately on the Pines & Chines website. Beach Issues As before, the key issues that are troubling our residents at the moment all seem... Read More

March 2022 Planning List


March 2022 planning list available Here The main new issue this month is the proposal for Branksome Beach Restaurant/Bar. The problem is not the changes to the existing building, but rather the potential impact on local car parking, and the apparent risk of loud music late into the night. Read More