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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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September 2020 Newsletter


The Bank Holidays are over so let the fun begin! Dear Members, Fine weather ahead? An “Indian Summer” with temperatures in the mid-twenties is being predicted. What a wonderful way to coast into the beautiful Autumn season. The sea continues to warm, and our visitors tend to be a little more laid back than some of the dear folk who found their way here during July and... Read More

The Government is seeking to make changes to planning law to try and streamline the processes


This consultation seeks any views on each part of a package of proposals for reform of the planning system in England to streamline and modernise the planning process, improve outcomes on design and sustainability, reform developer contributions and ensure more land is available for development where it is needed. This consultation covers a package of proposals for reform of the planning system in England, covering plan-making, development... Read More

August 2020 Newsletter


We’re having a Heat Wave, a Tropical Heat Wave Dear Members, Welcome to the August newsletter. A day on the beach Yesterday morning I just managed to get parked in the Branksome Chine car park at 7.15 am. (Annual beach parking permits are a wonderful thing.) Even at that time the beach and promenade were buzzing. So let’s wish our local businesses good fortune for this weekend... Read More

We have a new Membership Secretary


The Association has appointed Julie Ross to the executive committee as our Membership Secretary.  Julie brings years of business experience and key data management skills to the executive committee. Which is vital to the organisation of our existing membership and for the campaign to increase our numbers still further. The BPCCRA plays a vital role defending and promoting our shared values by holding the council, developers, and... Read More

July 2020 Newsletter


Beaches, Bikes and Sunshine – July Newsletter Dear Members, Welcome to our July newsletter. So far we’ve had an exciting month with heat waves, progressive easing of the “Lockdown” and “Major Incidents” on the beaches. It would be entirely unreasonable to refuse to recognise the challenges facing our Council and the Police and other agencies in trying to manage unprecedented issues and situations. Anyone who has ever... Read More

Was the chaos suffered by Bournemouth & Poole avoidable ?


The easing of the lock down rules brought thousands of people to Bournemouth and Poole. The Council declared an Emergency Incident which many people on the beaches and in town thought was a terrorist incident. The plethora of text messages and social media posts that followed only served to increase anxiety amongst residents and visitors alike. BCP issued a statement that prompted your Association to seek clarification... Read More