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Councillors and the community

Ferndown is a town and civil parish in Dorset in southern England, immediately to the north of Bournemouth and Poole. The parish, which until 1972 was called Hampreston, includes the communities of Hampreston, Longham, Stapehill and Trickett’s Cross. At the 2011 Census, the population of the parish was 26,559, making Ferndown the second largest inland town in Dorset in terms of population, after Dorchester.
The Council is a statutory body incorporated by legislation it has a range of specific statutory powers. Ferndown Town Council has 17 Councillors, elected members of the local community. As community leaders Councillors work in partnership with the community, voluntary organisations and other local authorities to benefit all residents.
We welcome your comments, compliments and complaints as a key means of improving the quality of support provided to local residents.

Become a Councillor – Make a difference.
The Council currently has a vacancy for a Councillor on Central North Ward.
If you are passionate about your local community, we need you. Councillors make a huge difference to the quality of life of local people and how local issues are dealt with. We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect the communities they serve to put themselves forward for election.
Being a councillor is highly rewarding. No other role gives you a chance to make such a huge difference to the quality of life of people in your local area and to influence the way issues are dealt with locally.
Further detail can be found here.