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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

June 2024 Planning List


The latest planning list is available to download here. Despite a decrease in new planning applications last month, several significant decisions were made that will impact development within our community. This month’s planning list highlights some of these important decisions and outlines significant applications in the Canford Cliffs ward. The current ratio of decisions to applications illustrates BCP’s continued efforts to address the backlog of outstanding applications,... Read More

July 2024 Newsletter


Well, Poole has a new member of Parliament, Neil Duncan-Jordan. We will be making contact with him to make sure he knows about the Association and what it does. We will try to meet with him as soon as possible. His new email address is: neil.duncanjordan.mp@parliament.uk Also, very soon, we will have a new Leader of BCP Council as Vikki Slade is standing down from the role... Read More

June 2024 Newsletter


Flaming June is here, but the work of the Association continues despite the weather! We have now had the formal “Opinion” from the specialist Barrister we briefed regarding the Beach Road Carpark situation. It is clear and well argued; in summary it says that we have no grounds for opposing BCP’s plans for the Carpark unless it makes a procedural mistake. Individuals with covenanted properties may be... Read More

Planning List May 2024


The latest planning list is available here. After a busy April, May saw fewer new planning applications than usual, although several significant decisions were made that will impact development within our community. This month’s newsletter highlights those  significant decisions and outlines the more noteworthy applications made in the Canford Cliffs ward. The decisions reflect the ongoing backlog of applications BCP are working to clear. Even though it... Read More

May 2024 Newsletter


Firstly, thanks to all those who attended and helped to make our 2024 AGM a success, and a special thankyou to those who helped to organise and set it up. The IT gremlins struck again and despite valiant efforts, one of our speakers, Martin Baker, wasn’t able to use his Power Point presentation. We are partially making up for this by attaching Martin’s presentation to this Newsletter.... Read More

Planning List April 2024


The latest planning list is now available here. After a relatively quiet start to the year, recent months have witnessed a notable surge in application activity, a trend that persisted through April. Notably, a significant portion of the applications in the Canford Cliffs Ward this month pertained to tree-related works. Throughout the month, decisions were rendered for several minor applications, underscoring the efforts of Bournemouth, Christchurch, and... Read More