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St Ives, Dorset

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St Ives, Dorset

St Ives is a village in the county of Dorset in the south of England. It lies close to the border between Dorset and Hampshire, near Ringwood, Verwood and Ferndown. The village is adjacent to St Leonards and Ashley Heath. The parish of St Leonards and St Ives has a population of 6,672 (2001); 41.6% are retired. The village has a shop and post office, a doctor's surgery, an ex-services club and two public houses.
DistrictEast Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU1204
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01425

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