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West Parley


Posted by on Jan 24, 2020 in BH postcode, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, Ferndown, Hurn, Longham, mole activity, mole catching specialists, Mole problem, mole removal, mole trapping, Molehills, moles, Parley, pest control, Poole, Ringwood, Stapehill, Uncategorized, Verwood, West Moors, West Parley | 0 comments

LOCATION: Ferndown, Longham, Parley, St Catherine’s and Hurn, Stapehill, West Moors, West Parley. LOCATION TYPE: A mainly rural area, apart from larger towns. Several golf courses, farmland, heathland and forestry all make up this postcode area. LIKELY HOT SPOTS: Anywhere outside of town centres are likely to be affected, especially if bordering open areas or forestry. Any gardens, both with or without grass, can be affected if there are suitable areas of soil (flowerbeds) that contain the main food source of worms. Road side verges are often a favourite for mole activity and if these...

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Pest Control and Wasp Control West Moors

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Ants, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, Ferndown, fleas, Fox, mice, moles, pest control, pest prevention, Poole, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, squirrels, Verwood, Wasp, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps, West Moors, West Parley, Wimborne | 0 comments

History suggests that a settlement in Dorset was named La More in 1364 which later became Mours in 1407 and in the 1500’s became Le Moure then in the 1600’s became Moores. Today it is known as West Moors. The word moor is derived from the word moure meaning marsh and this would have been a good description of the area during this period. It was an area of heathland and marsh which drained into the nearby Moors River and few people lived in the area. In 1867 the railway arrived and with it a goods yard and links to Wimborne and Salisbury and an expanding population. It was not until 1907 that...

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