The Combined Unitary Authority Statements of Poole’s Demise Are Grossly Overstated

Whilst it appears almost inevitable that the the combined unitary authority of Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch will be created it is of concern that even some Councillors appear to portray this as the end of Poole as a town. Poole has over 1,000 years of history, its heritage is rich …

The Society for Poole Hands Over £100 to the Dorset Blind Association

The Society for Poole held their Christmas event this week which was attended by 100 members and their guests. The party itself raised £100 for charity and during the event Mike Pearce, Chairman of the Society, was also pleased to hand over a further cheque for £100 to Maria Gundmann …

Society of Poole Men Changes Its Name and Appoints Mike Pearce as its Chairman

At its recent AGM, the Society of Poole Men voted by a large majority to change its name to be the “Society for Poole”, dropping the word “Men” and adding “for” rather than “of”. “The Society has many women members and although there has been a reluctance to change the …

Independence and the Proposal to Combine Unitary Authorities

The Society of Poole Men is not a political organisation but is fiercely protective of Poole, its history, heritage and anything that threatens the progress and well being of these things. The proposal to combine Poole with our neighbours, either in a combination with Bournemouth, Christchurch or Dorset as a …