west parley parish council

Whats On in West Parley

if you have an event you would like to publicise please email us: enquiries@westparley-pc.gov.uk or phone 07979 853697)

Fill our Bug Hotels

something to do anytime, when you are enjoying Parley Wood. Our hungry bugs need sticks and twigs, moss, leaves or cardboard, more.

Weekly Events (please scroll down to see our weekly classes in the Memorial and St Marks Halls)
  • Coffee Morning, Weds 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports Club. Everyone very welcome
  • Parley Health Walks, Weds 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports Club, coffee and biscuits after!
  • Parley Rotary, Thurs 7pm at the Dudsbury Golf Club (except for the second Thursday in the month)
  • St John Ambulance Cadets and Badgers, Tues 7pm - 8.30pm at Longham Church
  • Writing for pleasure and profit, Mon mornings from 8th May, Weds evenings from 10th May, East Dorset Heritage Trust, Wimborne, 01202 888992 . . .more
Ferndown Library, there's lots of fun stuff going on!
  • Rhyme time, songs and rhymes for toddlers and babies, every Friday, 10am to 11.30am. .more
  • Board fridays, fun board games drop in sessions, every Friday, 11am to 2pm. .more
  • Story time, all children welcome, every Saturday, 11am to 11.30am. .more
  • Adult colouring, first Wednesday of the month, 10am to 11.30am. .more
  • Coffee morning, second Tuesday of the month, 10am to 11.30am. .more
  • Knit and natter, third Tuesday of the month, 10am to 11.30am. .more
  • Make a noise, a fun and informative coffee morning for the visually impaired, third Thursday of the month, 10.30am to 11.30am. .more
January
Wed 3rd Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 17th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
February
Wed 7th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Fri 16th Quiz Night with Fish & Chip Supper, St Mark's Church Hall, 6.30pm, £10 to raise funds for All Saints Church . . Eve 01202 572611. . more
Sat 17th Wimborne and Ferndown Lions, Craft Fayre - Royal British Legion, Ferndown, 10am to 5pm, entry £1, children free.
Wed 21st Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
March
Wed 7th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 21st Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
April
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Sat 7th Wimborne and Ferndown Lions, Spring Quiz, 7.30pm @ the Allendale Centre, Wimborne. Teams of up to 6, £6 per player, includes refreshments, email ronneave@yahoo.co.uk or 01202 873551
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sat 21st MS Society Spring Fayre - Church Lane 11am - 2pm, stalls, bric-a-brac, refreshments, 50p entry . . full details
May
Wed 16th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Mon 21st event cancelled Julia's House Afternoon Cream Tea - Ferndown Guide Hall, Spinneys Lane, Ferndown, BH22 9TH, 2.30pm to 4.30pm, doors open 2pm, £7 per person, musical entertainment from Curley The Busker, book now before it is too late . . Alicia 01202 644220 . . more
Tue 29th West Parley Gardening Club - Memorial Hall 7.30pm, Jo O’Connell, of the Dorset lavender Farm Project
Raffle, tea coffee and cakes, plant stall, floral competition, and most importantly a mix of most friendly and sociable members . . more
Thu 31st Rotary Club of Parley - Dudsbury Golf Hotel 7pm, Peter Noble, MBE - Physicist, Engineer and Inventor of the “active pixel” and Extreme Sports enthusiast and entrepreneur . . more
June
Sat 2nd Concert in support of Cherry Tree Nursery - Bournemouth Collegiate School, BH5 2DY, 7.30pm, £10, Dorset Police Male Voice Choir and Llantrisant Male Voice Choir...all the details
Wed 13th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 20th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Tue 26th Gardening Club - Memorial Hall 7.30pm, Mike Webber, Delightful gardens from near and far.
July
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Thu 19th Dorset Police Merger Public Meeting - Creating A New Force - Barrington Centre in Ferndown (10am - 12 noon), and Queen Elizabeth School in Wimborne (2pm - 4pm)
Discuss the merger proposal between Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police . . . more
Sat 28th MS Society Summer Fayre -  Garden Party, Church Lane, 12.00pm – 4.00pm, stalls refreshments ...all the details
Tue 31st Gardening Club - Parley Sports Club 7.30pm, Ian Willis, owner of the quirky Serles House and Gardens.
August
Fri 3rd More potential housing! Public exhibition of EDDC Local Plan review - West Parley Memorial Hall, 3pm - 7pm . .more.
Sun 12th Scouts Car Wash - Ferndown Leisure Centre, 1pm - 5pm, please support the Scouts raising funds for the Griffin Explorer Unit, £5 per car, £7.50 MPV, £10 4x4 or van . .more.
Mon 13th Nuts About Nature - Parley Wood, West Parley, 10am - midday, with Moors Valley Rangers. Bug hunts, natural art, creative crafts and more! . .more.
September
Sun 9th Dorset Rotary Bike Ride - Longthorns Campsite, Wareham, 10 to 108 miles, children free up to 35 miles. . more
Sat 15th Cherry Tree Nursery - Plant Fair - 8am to 3pm, entertainment, refreshment and many stalls. . . more
Sun 16th Multiple Sclerosis Craft Fayre - MS Centre, Church Lane, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, 50p entry, stalls, gifts, cards, cakes and more, £10 stalls, Kay 01202 570300
October
Tue 3rd Older Drivers Forum - Haskins Garden Centre, 10am - 3pm. . more
Wed 4th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12 noon
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 11th Parley Lunch Club - various locations contact hlmoody79@gmail.com for details
Thu 12th West Parley Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2pm - 4.15pm
Wed 18th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Martin Stewart, Eight generations, our passion
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Tue 26th Gardening Club - Parley Sports Club 7.30pm, Geoff Hawkins, pruning plants
Wed 27th Understanding Health in the Community - Women's Health - free meeting at Beaufort Community Centre, BH6 5LB, 11am to 12 noon, also with stands there representing Stroke Association Live well Dorset, Hospital Charity, Infection control, Governor Stand, Blood pressure testing, Organ Donation, . . more.
Mon 30th Writing for pleasure and profit - East Dorset Heritage Trust, Allendale House, Wimborne, BH21 1AS, 10am to midday, five week course, £55
Tue 31st Wimborne and Ferndown Lions annual Autumn Quiz - Barrington Centre, Ferndown, 7.30pm. Usual format: teams of up to 6 players. email ronneave@yahoo.co.uk to reserve a table. . more.
November
Wed 1st Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12 noon
Wed 1st Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 8th Parley Lunch Club - various locations contact hlmoody79@gmail.com for details
Thu 9th West Parley Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2pm - 4.15pm
Sat 11th Service of Remembrance - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10.50am, doors open 10.15am, refreshments will be provided after the service. . more.
Sat 11th Dorset Police Male Voice Choir - "where poppies grow", a concert of music and prose for Remebrance Day, St Mark's Church, Highcliffe, 7.30pm, £10. . more.
Wed 15th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, John Thornton, young achievers foundation
Wed 15th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sat 18th MS Society Christmas Fayre - Church Lane, 11am - 2.30pm, lots of stalls - toys, bric-a-brac, jewellery, cakes, books, cards. . more.
Sat 25th Wimborne and Ferndown Lions Race Night - Royal British Legion, Ferndown, 7 for 7.30pm. Entry is £10 which includes a buffet supper. You can also buy horses and even sponsor a race, tickets from Lions members or phone Joan Budden on 07795 950616
December
Wed 6th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12 noon
Wed 6th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Mon 11th Christmas Carols by Parley First School - in front of the parade of shops, Glenmoor Rd, 3.30pm, mince pies and hot chocolate, raising money for the John Thornton foundation. . .more
Wed 13th Parley Lunch Club - various locations contact hlmoody79@gmail.com for details
Wed 13th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Christmas celebrations TBA
Thu 14th West Parley Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2pm - 4.15pm
Thu 14th Christmas Concert in aid of the Bus Stop Club - St. Mark's Church, New Road, West Parley, 7.30pm, by the Colehill & Ferndown Community choir, tickets £8.50 for adults, under 16's FREE, includes a programme and drinks and festive nibbles. . more
Sat 16th Christmas Carolling - All Saints Church, 6.30pm - 7.30pm, carols, mulled wine, mince pies and candlelight in this beautiful Saxon church, simly the best way to herald in Christmas! No ticket needed, 01202 572611 . . more.
Wed 20th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Regular Weekly Classes

venues:
 St Marks Church Hall 
 West Parley Memorial Hall - new! online booking system

Monday
  • Studio One (morning) - Mrs D Booth 01202 890707
  • Line Dancing (evening) - Mrs Linda Brooks 01202 522382
  • Pilates Classes 9am - 1pm, Ruth Tavares
  • Christchurch & New Forest Canine Society 6.30pm - 11pm, Mr Gary Peskett 01202 579394
Tuesday
  • Babes & Toddlers (10am - 11.30am term time) - Rector & Frank Sizer 01202 893382
  • Pear Tree Fellowship (2nd Tue afternoon) - Mrs J Waugh Kay Wilson 01202 870667
  • C&NFCS Committee once a month 2nd Tuesday Committee room
  • B'mth & Dorset Beekeepers Assoc Once a month: 6 - 11pm, Mrs Carole Gordon 380 Wimborne rd West, Wimborne BH21 7NN
Wednesday
  • Slimming World (morning) - Mrs Z Kemp 07964 887581
  • Ferndown South & West Parley Neighbourhood Watch (Occasional) - Mrs G Schollar (sec) 01202 875457
  • Shuko-Kai Ryu Karate - (evening) - Mr S Tompkins 01425 470054
  • West Parley Townswomen's Guild 9am - 1 pm, Mrs Jenny Kearey 01202 571955
  • Line Dancing 6pm - 11pm - Mrs Brooks
Thursday
  • Dru Yoga (morning) - Mrs C McLaughlin 01202 777622
  • Pure Gold Fitness (afternoon) - Mrs A Davies
  • Wessex Accordion Band (evening) - Mr D Luffingham 01258 473254
  • Fitness League Exercise classes 9am - 1pm, Mrs Maggie Douherty 01202 821655
  • West Parley Womens Institute second Thurs each month: 1pm - 6pm, Mrs S Willard 01202 873348
  • Bournemouth Dog Training 6pm - 11pm, Mrs G Trevett 01202 518946
Friday
  • Toddler Sense (morning) - Mrs N Dutt 07771 825159
  • Bournemouth Embroiderers Club Monthly Meetings: 9am - 6pm, Mrs E Deacon 01202 882358
Saturday
  • Art Class (morning) - Aldo Galli 02380 336784
  • Tai-Chi Assn (morning) - Mr M Young 07710 141771
  • R & L Sequence Dance (2nd and 4th evenings) - Mrs L Boaden 01202 578190
  • Waggy Tails Dog Rescue first Sat in month: starts at 10am, Mrs Meredith 01202 875000

Whats On

Coffee Morning

every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.

West Parley Official Guide

The new Parish Guide is ready. . have a look!
You might also want this local map.

Heritage Walk

learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched, informative, and has just been updated with lots of new historical information. . more

Parley Health Walks

every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun. . more

There's plenty going on in West Parley - click here for the latest.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 3rd October 2018, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Parish Council:
Wed 17th October 2018, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes

Newsletters

Parish Council update for June 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for June 2018 - new!

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