Updates February-April 2020

Updates February-April 2020

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Note that obviously some of the links might not work if they are out of date.

  • 30 April: * A happy addition to yesterday’s article about Captain Moore. Click here and scroll down.
  • 29 April: * You MUST see this update about the Somerford Garden
  • 28 April: * Top-grade security at Lidl!
  • 27 April: * As promised yesterday – uncomfortable but virtuous teddies. Click and scroll down a little.
  • 26 April: * A great thank-you sign
  • 25 April: * Two interesting pictures of Colin Bungey. Click the link and scroll down a little.
  • 24 April: * Oddments updated with sad news.
  • 23 April: * Regretfully, I have now removed the webcam page for viewing the Hengistbury heron, as the webcam has not been working for a long time. 24 April – It’s back on. Click here
  • 22 April: * Seen around
  • 21 April: * The Hengistbury Heron page is now done. (Page closed)
  • 20 April: * Watch the Hengistbury Heron live.  (Page closed)
  • 19 April: * A sad fate for a Teddy!
  • 17 April: * A VERY interesting update about the new cafe which replaced Baggies in Christchurch. This will take you to the original article in December 2019, just scroll down a little to see this year’s update. You will be surprised, maybe even shocked!
  • 15 April: Highcliffe Food Festival – Information and proposed dates, obviously subject to change. Also added to the Events Index
  • 14 April: * The van has gone, and something else
  • 13 April: * A very smart sign
  • 12 April: * A35 virtually empty today. April header image is now a panorama. See more
  • 11 April: * Still quiet
  • 10 April: * A very quiet bank holiday
  • 8 April: Anger in Highcliffe, and some praise down the road.
  • 7 April: * Dave the Dog – a children’s tale, explaining about Coronovirus. Also added to Governance/Resources. It’s not Shakespeare, but informative and entertaining.
  • 6 April: * A pastoral scene, and a warning
  • 5 April: * Another consequence of the pandemic
  • 4 April: Valuable exercise
  • 2 April: * Seen in Highcliffe, but information for us all.
  • 1 April: * This month’s Oddments started, and added to the Index.
  • 31 March: * Coming Up now has the dates until September, and the Christchurch Food Festival has been added, tentatively. The calendar begins in May, as no activities or events will take place in April.
  • 30 March: * Information about the (delayed) Food Festival. Also added, hopefully, to Events.
  • 28 March: * Thank you, NHS. (Sorry, you’ll need to scroll again, grrr!)
  • 27 March: Common Knowledge?
  • 26 March: * Sainsbury’s turn
  • 25 March: * Non-excitement at Waitrose! Note – you may need to scroll to today’s date, it seems to be an unpredictable problem.
  • 24 March: * Basic factsheet added to the page about the new recycling regime. Click here, or the image, to view the sheet.
  • 23 March: * The Market was open! Note that you may need to scroll up or down a little to get to today’s date. There is also something about the crisis, and a video.
  • 22 March: * The Highcliffe shelters.
  • 21 March: * Christchurch tonight
  • 20 March: * In case you haven’t received it, the BCP News magazine is now online. Note that this is not downloadable, so the link will take you to the BCP Council site, in a new window. It is also permanently available on the BCP Council page on ThisIsChristchurch.com.
  • 19 March: * Cupola complete!
  • 18 March: * Click and scroll down a little to see progress on the Lymington Road flats. Also available from the  Planning Index // * Addition to the article about The Bear. Click and scroll down, a little.
  • 17 March: * Even more horses, and a pub // * New picture of the horses, and an amusing caption!
  • 16 March: * Sunny and quiet today
  • 15 March: * Two more items on the  coronavirus page (scroll down) //
    Better picture of Tom’s Bar today
  • 14 March: * A hopefully temporary coronavirus page
  • 13 March: * Tom’s Bar – it was good while it lasted
  • 12 March: * New recycling and waste disposal arrangements explained in full
  • 11 March: * An unusually early update today. It couldn’t wait!
  • 10 March: * It’s nearly done – the cupola
  • 9 March: * An odd oddment in Oddments (sorry!)
  • 8 March: * International Women’s Day, and a nurse
  • 7 March: * Oddments updated, about The Bear of Burton
  • 6 March: Planning Committee minutes about the Old Police Station now published
  • 5 March: * May’s Calendar prepared and started. Not long now!
  • 4 March: * Information about this year’s Christchurch Food Festival
  • 3 March: * More flats. Also added to the Planning Index
  • 2 March: Beauty and the Beast
  • 1 March: * The first update of March // * This month added to Oddments Index // * This Cupola information also added to the Mayor’s Parlour page.
  • 29 February: * No proper update today. Happy Leap Year!
  • 28 February: * Depressing update on Oddments
  • 27 February: * IMPORTANT – Saturday’s Lego Walk is cancelled
  • 26 February: * Putting it together
  • 25 February: Bikes and doves
  • 24 February: * Pathos and determination in Saxon Square!
  • 23 February: * The Bear at Burton, yet again
  • 22 February: * Old Police Station: PLANS APPROVED: 11 for, 2 against, 2 abstentions. Read more about it.
  • 21 February:  * Unexciting update about the old police station. Click and scroll to the bottom to view.  Concert added – see Coming Up, April 18th
  • 20 February:  * Is the end in sight? The Old Police Station Council Meeting
  • 19 February:  * A local beauty spot
  • 18 February:  * New events added to Coming Up, 18 & 21 March
  • 17 February:  * After the latest storm
  • 16 February:  * Governance Menu updated, with Elections/History moved to the bottom. Have a look at this page – especially the video of Michael Gove’s Brexit speech!
  • 15 February:  * News about The Bear
  • 14 February:  * Christchurch – Beryl Bikes coming?
  • 13 February:  * Being unable to categorise some local information, a Latest News page has been created and placed at the top of the Governance Menu.
  • 12 February:  * Unseasonal update on Oddments
  • 11 February:  * Governance section being simplified and updated. It will be complete soon, and to avoid tedium each change will not be listed here.
  • 10 February:  * The aftermath of the storm
  • 9 February:  * Not been out today, for obvious reasons. If you don’t know why, here is a link to an Echo page. // Some reorganisation of Governance done, and the Health Walks link is now correct!
  • 8 February:  * They look impressive // Council meeting next Thursday, 13th. See below, or Coming Up
  • 7 February:  * Yet another proposal for the chiropractic clinic in Twynham Avenue.
  • 6 February:  * Good news about The Lions. Governance menus are also being re-organised. They are a bit of a mess at the moment, but you can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs!
  • 5 February:  *BCP Council page started.
  • 4 February:  * Spring is coming!
  • 3 February:  * Page created about the Town Council, and added to the Governance menu. Have a look, there is lots of useful information. // * Events added to Coming Up for 29 Feb, 7 March.
  • 2 February:  *Site Updates and its structure re-done // A happy horse
  • 1 February:  * Oddments for February now started (a historical one). Note – updated, see 2 Feb