Local Community Updates

Play parks reopen from 4 July

Play parks reopen from 4 July

Playgrounds and play areas On Saturday 4 July, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council will open some playgrounds and play areas with plans to have the remaining parks open on Monday 6 July. Each play area will be inspected for safety and cleaned. Grass will be cut...

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Knitting a Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Knitting a Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Stuck at home and need something to keep you busy during these weeks of isolation? Why not join in and help us to create a big Teddy Bears’ Picnic! You can knit, crochet or sew bears in any way, shape, form or colour you like; or make some food for them to eat; or a...

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Cold Caller Advice Re Coronovirus

Cold Caller Advice Re Coronovirus

The current coronovirus pandemic is presenting us all with new challenges and uncertainty and we will all have our own methods to meet whatever comes our way over the coming weeks. We are all being inundated with information, so it is important that we only take...

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How to combat COVID-19 anxiety and maintain your mental health

People anxious about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the strain of being isolated from others are being urged to turn the tables and become ‘COVID warriors’. Dorset HealthCare, the provider of all NHS mental health services in the county, is urging people to...

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Exercise close to home

Exercise close to home

Dorset Police and Dorset Council are asking people not to drive to a beach, park or local beauty spot this weekend to stop people congregating and not observing social distancing. Last weekend saw record numbers at beaches and parks around the country and the agencies...

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Supporting Christchurch Community through Covid-19