Community News

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


The next community litter pick will be held at 10.00am on Saturday 27 July around the play park in Halstock Crescent and the red brick path. Meet at the play park in Halstock Crescent at 10.00am. All equipment provided and everyone is welcome.


Second Post Office for Heath McColls at Adastral Square now have a post office in store. The post office will be open 7 days a week 7am till 10pm .


Heath Map and Information
Summer days are here and the heath is great place to explore and see the fantastic views especially from the top ridge – this comprehensive map has been produced by the Council’s Leisure Services Team who look after the heath and work closely with the Police, Fire Service and other bodies under the Urban Heath Partnership. It includes some history of the heath, advice on how to stay safe as well as a colourful map showing some of the main pathways. A copy of this map can be found on the notice board by the kitchen.


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.


Special Coffee Morning – Saturday 3 August at St George’s Church, Oakdale, 10am-12noon. Entrance £2 to include refreshments (children free). Stalls to include homemade cakes, tombola, fancy goods, books, cards, children’s activities and a raffle.


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.