Police drone on!

Police in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset are to embark on a six-month trial of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), more commonly known as drones, to aid officers in a number of policing matters including missing people searches and crime scene photography. Dorset Police is currently undertaking final preparations and is due to begin trialling two drones…

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Rogue traders

Police have received reports of three males driving a white van touting for gardening work in the Ferndown area. Two of the males were wearing long sleeve green sweatshirts with a logo ‘OAK LODGE’ embroidered on the tops. The other male was wearing a blue top and flat cap. Officers have warned “Please do not…

What heroes!

Ferndown Upper School sixth formers dressed up as heroes on Friday 23 October to raise money for the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation, a charity set up in memory of Lt John Thornton RM who was tragically killed in southern Afghanistan in 2008, and who was a much-loved and admired student at the school. Year…