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  • Thank You From Duncan Yandell:
    We received the following note fron Duncan after his appearance at the Summer Street Party.

    To the Committee and Members of the POTCG
    A heartfelt thanks for your generous donations at our recent street party on the Queens Birthday. The final total raised was just over £213 and every penny will go to various cancer charities.
    It was a pleasure to play for you on the day and a delight that the weather was kind enough for us all to enjoy thw occasion.
    I hope to continue to fundraise for charity through my music, so if you, or your "charity" or someone you know is planning an event that would benefit from some music for easy listening and/or dancing, I will be more than happy to provide it. All I ask is for a modest donation to a cancer charity.
    You can contact my by email at greygappers@yahoo.co.uk or call my mobile on 07788 100233
    Thank you very much for your support.

  • Our Constitution :
    We adopted a new constitution at the 2014 AGM and it can be read HERE.
  • Your Donations, Thank You :
    As you know, we hold several raffles over the course of the year, and one of our beneficiaries, Poole Young Carers, has written to say how much your donation will help them. The Full Letter can be viewed Here. and more of their fundraising activities can be viewed Here.

Development News:

  • Poole Planning Dept:
  • We have noticed that BOP Planners seem to be more accepting of higher densities and raised heights to promote building.
  • Corkers:
  • Application for 10 Flats and limited leased parking.
  • West Quay Marina:
  • Application approved and work starting soon.

  • West Quay Road:
  • (Richard Carr Project) Height of the building has been reduced to 8 stories, went to committee last month.
  • Pilkingtons Site/Carter's Quay:
  • Building continues, with some buildings taken. On-Going discussions with the council regarding some changes - From Offices to Starter Homes - with monies coming from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
  • Gallaghers Development :
  • Gone Away so Nothing to report.
  • Harriss Group:
  • Gone Away so Nothing to report.

  • Thistle Hotel:
  • Nothing to report.

  • Dundee's Bar:
  • Planning Application for Bar/Resaurant and Leather Goods Shop.
  • Poole Harbour Commissioners:
  • Has permission to improve harbour walls and start dredging to accomodate cruise liners.

  • Potters Arms:
  • It was reported that the Potters Arms in Hamworthy was going to be 2 houses and a ground floor flat. Also the Listed building next door was four flats.

  • Life Boat Quay (ASDA):
  • progressing.
  • See our Safer Neighbourhood page for details of the following:
    • Computer Problems scam.
    • St John Ambulance Collectors
    • SuspiciousTelephone calls..
    • Summer Burglaries on the increase.
    • Warning on thefts from Commercial vehicles.
    • Business Advertising Scam on Increase.

 

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