A tired Scout hut in Ferndown will look brighter this summer thanks to a donation of £100 worth of plants and gardening equipment from Stewarts Garden Centre following an appeal in the March issue of 4Dorset magazine.
Ferndown’s new mayor was unanimously elected at the town council’s annual meeting on 16 May and her husband was also chosen on the night to become her deputy.
Twelve acts battled it out on Saturday 8 April with Draconem securing first place to become this year’s undisputed voice of Ferndown.
A 15% rise in bookings across their fleet of cars, vans, trucks and motorhomes has been experienced by Abacus, the Ferndown- and Andover-based vehicle hire specialist due to a price freeze.
A service of dedication for the new branch Standard of the Royal British Legion in Ferndown was held at St Mary’s Church on 5 March.
First Ferndown Scouting Group has put out an urgent plea for help because their hut, which has bars at the windows to stop vandals, is often mistaken for a derelict building, and parents and helpers want to improve the premises and give the Scouts something to be proud of.
HSBC has announced the planned closure of its branch in Ferndown, reflecting a change in the way local customers are banking, HSBC’s continued investment in digital banking, and its objective to achieve a sustainable branch network for the long-term.