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New play area for Bytheway Field

A new play area has been opened at Bytheway Field, off Leigh Road in Colehill. The informal facility includes pieces of equipment made from natural timber which provide a combination of physical activity, aimed at improving balance, strength and coordination, and opportunities for learning. Some of the pieces are also suitable for children with disabilities. […]



Nature Lab events in Christchurch in August

Children can spend Thursdays in August on Christchurch nature reserves on science discovery and arts events. The sessions, run by Christchurch Council’s Countryside Service under the banner of ‘Nature Lab’, will give children from the age of eight the chance to join in activities that combine science and art. The idea behind the activities is […]



Second Green Flag award for Christchurch Quay

For the second year running Christchurch Quay has been judged to meet the standards for a Green Flag Award – the quality standard for parks and green spaces. The national award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. A Green Flag flying […]



Local Call Changes for Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch

For people living in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, the 1st November 2012 could bring the start of a new way to make local calls. Ofcom needs to free up more phone numbers whilst allowing people in the 01202 area to keep their normal phone numbers. The solution they came up with was to require people […]