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Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Ants, Bees, BH postcode, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, Ferndown, fleas, Foxes, Hampreston, hornets, Insects, Longham, mice, mole control, mole removal, Molehills, moles, pest control, pest prevention, Pests, Poole, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, Rodents, squirrels, Tricketts Cross, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps | 0 comments

Ferndown in Dorset is located north of Poole and Bournemouth and the parish includes Hampreston, Longham, Stapehill and Tricketts Cross and in terms of population, is the fifth largest town in Dorset. The town is surrounded by a mix of woodlands, open countryside and heathlands and on the borders are the Moors river and the river Stour. It also has one of the largest industrial estates in the area which is still being expanded. Several golf courses and various other sporting facilities exist along with several schools and a central shopping area. There are lots of open spaces where nature...

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Pest Control and Wasp Control Ferndown, Longham, Hampreston, Stapehill

Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Ants, Bees, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Ferndown, fleas, Hampreston, Longham, mice, moles, pest control, pest prevention, Poole, Rabbits, rat, Ringwood, squirrels, Stapehill, Tricketts Cross, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps | 0 comments

It is believed that the name Ferndown came from the Anglo-Saxon word “Fiergen” which means wooded hill and up until 1925 many maps still showed it as two separate words. Today it still retains woodlands and heathlands around its borders and includes the communities of Longham, Hampreston, Stapehill and Tricketts Cross and is the largest town in East Dorset. In 1972 under local government re-organisation the parish was changed from Hampreston to Ferndown and it became a Town Council. Ferndown has two golf courses so it is a popular area for golfers and to the west of the town is a large...

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