The Stours is a grouped Parish Council, situated in North Dorset and includes the four parishes of East Stour, Stour Provost, Todber and West Stour. The river Stour is a major influence on the four parishes that make up the parish council and from which the council gets its name. The four parishes do, however, have their own unique characteristics - go to 'Our Villages' to find out more.

Latest News

Environment Team report

Published: 7 Nov 22

Stours Parish Council environment report from Cllr J Morisette Read More...

Parish Council Meeting

Published: 21 Sep 22

Stours Parish Council meeting will be held on the 5th January 2023 at Sour Row Village Hall Read More...

TAG Energy Proposal Battery Storage units for Hawkers Hill

Published: 16 Feb 22

For information on the proposed battery storage units to be installed at Hawkers Hill Read More...


Published: 13 Jul 21

Parish Council Vacancies

Help for those in need in Dorset

Published: 7 Dec 20

See here if you would like to help those in need in Dorset Read More...


Published: 16 Nov 20

The play areas in East Stour, Stour Row and Stour Provost are open but please follow social distancing protocols and wash your hands. Read More...