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: 13 Jul 21

Parish Council Meeting 2nd September 2021


Published: 13 Jul 21

Parish Council Vacancies

COVID19 Vaccination Message

Published: 16 Dec 20

The NHS will get in touch when it’s your turn to be vaccinated. Read More...

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...

Planning Applications

Published: 6 Jun 20

Update on advertising planning applications in the former North Dorset area Read More...