Welcome to West Parley

bramble farm at sunset

West Parley is a rural village with an ancient past. It is joined by post war housing to Ferndown at the north, flanked by green belt to the east and west, and bounded by the river Stour to the south. The centre of Bournemouth lies 5 miles to the south.

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West Parley facts:
453 hectares,  68% rural,  population 3560 in 2011.
1613 dwellings,  95% owner occupied.
2 churches  first school,  memorial hall,  sports and social club.
golf course,  2 shopping parades,  3 pubs.
50 degrees 46.8 minutes N,  01 degrees 52.7 minutes W.


14 October 2020
Temporary Closure of Various Roads

8 September 2020
what3words - Three words for a faster emergency response

25 August 2020
Dorset Council (Part of Footpath 9, West Parley at Dudsbury Fort) Public Path Diversion Order 2020

21 August 2020
Amended Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for Dudsbury Road and Hadrian Close, Ferndown

21 July 2020
Criminal Damage

4 July 2020
Come Back Safely To Respect Protect and Enjoy Our Communities

25 June 2020
Good news for cyclists

17 June 2020
Appeal For Information After Woman Bitten By Dog In Ferndown

2 June 2020
Witness Appeal Following Reported Aggravated Burglary In Ferndown

22 May 2020
Witness Appeal Following Reported Fail-To-Stop Injury Collision At Hurn

18 May 2020
Dorset Council's message to visitors – “Thinking of visiting Dorset now? Please think twice”

18 May 2020
Amendment to Care Home Proposal

18 May 2020
Temporary night closure of the Spur road

18 May 2020
Investigation Into Death of Woman Following Incident In West Parley

7 May 2020
Food Bank Contributions

17 April 2020
Dorset Council Garden Waste Collections to recommence from 27th April

1 April 2020
NHS Nightingale Hospital Request - Looking for something to keep the kids occupied?

1 April 2020
PE with Joe Wicks

1 April 2020
Newflash- new Ferndown Community Coronavirus Support Facebook Group has been set up

31 March 2020
Tv Licensing Scam Email Circulating

31 March 2020
Consultation on Rural Bus Services

31 March 2020
Parish Council Newsletters update

30 March 2020
Bonfires - Please Consider Your Neighbours and Be Safe

30 March 2020
Action Fraud Have Received Reports of Covid19 Related Scams

30 March 2020
Open Letter from Dorset Public Sector Organisations: Please stay at home

30 March 2020
Important new rubbish and recycling guidance for all Dorset residents

30 March 2020
Dorset Council suspends charges in their car parks to support key workers and residents

27 March 2020
Dorset Council Message – Garden Waste Collection

27 March 2020
Dorset Council – Countryside teams (verge Cutting)

27 March 2020
Dorset Council – Community Volunteering Response

27 March 2020
Dorset Council – Financial Information

25 March 2020
Latest Transport and Travel from DCC

25 March 2020
Annual Parish Meeting is cancelled

24 March 2020
Important update - gym and play area closed until further notice

23 March 2020
Volunteering and getting support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

19 March 2020
NeighbourCar - Suspension of Service

19 March 2020
Covid-19 Pandemic - Cancellation of all meetings

27 February 2020
Unusual activity involving a sign written van - please be aware!

24 February 2020
Message from Dorset Council regarding kerbside waste collections

13 February 2020
Missed Bin Collection

11 February 2020
West Parley Parish Council's Annual Volunteer Celebration Evening

13 January 2020
Footpath closed due to a fallen tree

8 January 2020
Notification of Temporary Closure of Fiztpain Road