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

Parish Council Meeting

Published: 11 Jul 22

The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Thursday the 8th September 2022 at 7.30pm at Stour Row Village Hall Read More...

Dorset Community Governance Review

Published: 16 Feb 22

Have your say on Dorset Community Governance Review


Published: 13 Jul 21

Parish Council Vacancies

Help for those in need in Dorset

Published: 7 Dec 20

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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...