Community News

ARCH (Association of Residents of Canford Heath) has updated its Activities leaflet.

Climate Change, Faith & Me: A day of encouragement and engagement in becoming good neighbours and changing our lives to meet the challenges of Climate Change, Saturday 21 September 10am-4pm at Quaker Meeting House, Wharncliffe Road, Boscombe. Click here for tickets and more information.

A charity event in aid of Flying Scholarships for Disabled People is being held at The Pilot on 5th October, 1pm -late. Click to see poster.

ARCH AGM Wednesday 9 October, 7-9 pm at St Paul’s Church. A talk by Jez Martin, Bio-diversity Project Officer at BCP about Canford Heath and its history, will follow the AGM meeting.

Canford Heath Remembers. To mark the Remembrance weekend, ARCH and Canford Heath Library will be creating a display of crafted Poppies, which will be put up in the Library from Monday 28th October – Tuesday 12th November. Donations of crafted Poppies that have been knitted, crocheted, made from paper, felt, card or any other medium will be gratefully received to put on display. Donations can be handed into the Canford Heath Library from now until 26th October 2019. Some knitted and crocheted Poppies will be sold as brooches and all the  proceeds will be donated to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Beryl Bikes Now up and running there are 1000 bikes available from 150 locations in BCP area including Tower Park. From the Sandbanks ferry terminal to Hengistbury Head, get a lungful of fresh sea air as you explore Bournemouth and Poole on two wheels. All easily located using an APP and prices from 5p per minute.

The Hub Drop-in takes place every Monday at the Canford Heath Library from 1-3pm for budgeting help and a friendly listening ear with advice about other services available in the Poole area. If you want to access the Foodbank then please do not just turn up, as you need a voucher (call St Paul’s Office).

Poole Food Bank request list; The food bank is running low on stock. Demand for the food bank has increased by 50% on last year and nearly 100% on 2016. The greatest needs at the food bank at the moment are: Tinned ready meals, long grain rice, tinned fruit, coffee, tinned rice pudding and biscuits. Thank you for your continued support, donations can be placed in the boxes at the back of church.