west parley parish council

WPPC Youth

As promised WPPC have started a page for the youth of West Parley with links to surrounding areas which may provide information on events happening around West Parley. If anyone would like to advertise an event please send an email to enquiries@westparley-pc.gov.uk

St John Ambulance

Longham Church, every Tuesday (except school holidays)6pm - 8.30pm
Cadets 7pm - 8.30pm
Young people aged 10-17 can join one of our Cadet units, which operate throughout England. These are a great way for teens and young people to take part in volunteer work and learn valuable life skills. Cadets can:
  • learn first aid skills
  • volunteer within your community by providing first aid cover at public events, such as football matches and music festivals
  • learn leadership and public speaking skills by teaching first aid to other young people
  • spend time on weekend residential camps packed with activities, and have the opportunity to compete in international first aid competitions
Badgers 6pm - 7pm
Anyone aged 7-10 years old can join one of our many Badger Setts, after school clubs which operate throughout England. At Badgers it's all about fun and adventure! St John Ambulance Badgers Setts offer a great range of activities for children. Badgers can:
  • learn first aid
  • go camping
  • do arts and crafts
  • take part in team games, and much more!

Cadets 07900 017951 or email Penny.Gliddon@sja.org.uk, Badgers email Paula.Penny@sja.org.uk or www.sja.org.uk/sja/young-people.aspx

St Mary's Church, Ferndown on Sundays

Youth Groups
This group is for young people in school years 7,8 and 9. We meet in the Youth Room during the 10.45am service and learn more about God through games, drama, crafts and lots of other fun activities.

This group is for young people in school years 10, 11 12 and 13. We meet every Sunday in the Youth Room after the Huungry Contemporary evening service, which starts at 7pm. We discuss what is going on in our lives and about our walk with God. There are lots of different activites involving music, drama and group discussions. There are plenty of munchies too!

Afterschool Club: G-Force - An afterschool club for children in school years 4,5 and 6
G-Force is an after-school club which runs on Thursday evenings from 5:45 to 7pm during term time. We have lots of fun exploring Christianity through games, crafts, films, music, drama and other activities. There are also snacks and a tuck shop. There is no charge for attending the club but you will need pocket money for the tuck shop.

United Church, Ferndown

Tel: 01202 871440 email: unitedchurchferndown.org.uk

Tiddlers - Parent/carer and toddler group Wednesdays 10-11:30am
Enjoy our lively toddler group for babies to 4 year olds! Have a chat over tea/coffee (50p), whilst your child plays. Join in with craft at 10:45 and singing time at 11:15!

Who Let The Dads out? DADS/male carers, 10 year olds and under Every 3rd Saturday in the month 9:30-11:30am
Meet other Dads, read the paper, have some quality time with the kids whilst the "other half" gets the opportunity to have some necessary time off! Only £1 (includes bacon butty and drink).

Fidget - 4-9 year olds Fridays 4:15-5:30pm
After a busy week at school, come and have loads of fun with games, craft, stories, DVDs, activities and prizes! All that for just 50p.

The Space - 9-16 year olds Fridays 6.00-8.00pm
Space to play manic games. Space to think, discuss and do challenges with space to look at the Bible. Space to chill out and eat tuck and space for other fun activities.

Parley Football Club

Youth Football
  • U15
  • U13
  • U11
  • U10
  • U9
For further information:
Youth Football Secretary: Sean Acott 07966311090

Whats On

Coffee Mornings Suspended

The weekly Wednesday coffee mornings which were started by the Parish Council and PoPPS at the Council’s premises at 275 Christchurch Road, have been suspended whilst repairs are undertaken at the building. We hope to reinstate these as soon as possible.

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

Initially started by WPPC and EDDC, our weekly Health Walk is one of the most well attended in the eastern area of Dorset. Organised by Volunteer leaders, they take place every Wednesday at 10am from the West Parley Community Sports and Social Club at 275 Christchurch Road (BH22 8SQ). Our car park allows parking provision for upto 100 cars and you can be walking in healthland within minutes. 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 6th November 2019, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Parish Council
Wed 16th October 2019, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes


Parish Council update for June 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for September 2019 -

Dorset Catchment Partnerships newsletter for Summer 2019

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