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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

Planning List March 2024


The latest planning list is available here. Having experienced a relatively quiet start to the year, March has seen an upturn in the number of planning applications in the Canford Cliffs Ward. This has coincided with an increased number of decisions made by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, beginning to clear the backlog of outstanding applications. This month, there’s a range of applications piquing interest. Some are... Read More

April 2024 Newsletter


April has all the makings of a busy month! On Saturday April 27th we have our AGM, Canford Cliffs Village Hall, starting at 10-30am. The agenda will be circulated by a separate email shortly. Refreshments available at the end. I hope many of you will be able to attend. April 12th is the closing date for our submission to BCP Council’s consultation regarding their next steps in... Read More

March 2024 Newsletter


With Spring almost here, a lot is currently happening. First Dates; There is NO MEETING this month The next meeting is our AGM Date: Saturday 27th April Place; Canford Cliffs Village Hall Time: 10-30 pm The Exec Committee will meet in May The next Members Evening meeting will be: Wednesday 12 June St Aldheim’s church committee room; 7-30pm I hope we see many of you at the... Read More

Planning List February 2024


The latest planning list is available to download here. February marked a notably tranquil period for new applications within the Canford Cliffs Ward, primarily revolving around proposals for tree-related works. Despite the subdued influx of new submissions, the month witnessed the resolution of several pending applications, along with a decision on an outstanding appeal. Reassuringly, a couple of recent, controversial applications have been refused, with one of... Read More

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