Ferndown tallest sunflower 2015

Ferndown’s tallest sunflower

Ferndown in Bloom’s Tallest Sunflower competition sponsored jointly by Haskins Garden Centre at Longham and mags4dorset produced some incredible entries. Some were spindly, some were flower-heavy and some were like Jack’s beanstalk and disappeared into the sky. The winning entry measured a massive 13’ 8” and was nurtured by Val Briggs and her husband Doug.…

Seized fake goods to benefit the needy

A haul of seized counterfeit goods is set for a new lease of life with some of the world’s poorest people thanks to Borough of Poole’s Trading Standards team.
The fake goods consisting of clothing, footwear and bags and with a genuine retail value of around £45,000 was seized by Trading Standards officers during three investigations into the supply of counterfeit goods in Poole.