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.
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