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Our latest project & activity news round-up: Poole Park Life June 2020 Newsletter

Thank You!

On Sunday afternoon after the travellers using Poole Park left the site, local people took it upon themselves to help clean the park up. Armed with their own bin bags and litter pickers they worked around the cricket pitch and surrounding area. We...

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Unauthorised encampment and access to Poole Park

On the evening of Tuesday 23rd June a group of approximately 22 caravans, motor homes and other vehicles entered Poole Park and set up on the cricket pitch and surrounding area. The Council is now following the adopted procedures to assess the...

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Week 9. Access Improvements Update

The Access Improvements in Poole Park is a story of more of the same work in recent weeks, upgrading the drainage pipes and gullies from the old, root-filled pipes (see photo, below right); levelling up layers of stone in preparation for the tarmac...

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June Newsletter

It has been a few months since the last Newsletter, you can take a look at the latest news here. You can sign up by entering your email address at the bottom of the page.  

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Week 7. Access Works Update

This Week. As the photos below show, the construction of kerbs and edgings has really brought the scheme to life in the last week, with the new layouts now becoming visible. From the Seldown Lodge entrance both footways are edged, the metal railing...

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Week 5. Access Works Update

This Week. The new car park layout at Westfield is coming together with the footpath kerbs and edgings all in and filled with stone, so now just waiting for the surfacing. Top soil is being spread out behind the paths to marry in with the existing...

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Week 4. Access Works Update

This Week. Phase 1 of the construction work is progressing well. To allow the full-depth reconstruction of the road, rather than just a resurface that we will be doing elsewhere, the road and footways have been completely excavated and all material...

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Poole Park Coronavirus Update

The current restrictions in Poole Park to all vehicles, other than construction vehicles, will remain in place for at least the short term. This means that even though car parks across the conurbation are now being re-opened all three vehicle...

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Week 2. Access Works Update

This Week. Phase 1 of works to completely resurface the road from the Seldown Lodge entrance has started to move forward with the northern footway removed and the road itself starting to be lifted and removed. A lot of investigation and checking is...

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Week 1. Access Works Update

Aggregate Industries have been setting up in Poole Park for a few weeks but this week has seen the first ‘real’ works take place. These regular updates will feature the work that has taken place, why and where and then outline what is...

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News Update

Further to previous updates, Aggregate Industries have resumed work in Poole Park, setting up their works compound, materials storage area etc. In order to operate they will maintain social distancing to the government guidelines, with good hygiene...

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