Dorset Council Links

The Stours Parish Council has a few responsibilities including footpaths, rights of way, bus shelters and recreation grounds.  Dorset Council has many more responsibilities including planning, schools, highways and refuse collection. 

Please use the links below to sign up to a Dorset Council newsletter or report problems locally.

Local Organisations

STOUR VALE WALKERS

Our footpath officer, Martin Hibbert, has formed the Stour Vale Walkers which organises monthly walks in the stours and surrounding parishes. All welcome - for information go to the Stour Vale Walkers website or contact Martin on 01747 838272 or stours.footpaths@gmail.com 

 

STOUR PROVOST CRICKET CLUB 

A friendly social cricket club always looking for new members. For more information see the Stour Provost Cricket Club website.


MOVIOLA FILM NIGHTS

7 for 7.30pm (bar open from 6.30pm) usually on the last Friday of September, October and November, and January, February and March. For more information, see the village website: east-stour.org.uk. Residents in and near the Stours Parish Council villages are invited to join our email circulation list, by emailing tessmoviola@hotmail.com 


THE BLACKMORE VALE 

An online digital version (different from the paper version) of the magazine is available.


STOUR VALE CHURCHES and OCTAVO MAGAZINE

An online version of the magazine is available or the editor Jill Perry can be contacted by phone 01747 838911 or email octavoeditorsvb@googlemail.com


STOWER PROVOST COMMUNITY SCHOOL 

You can contact the Headteacher James Stanford by phone 01747 838370 or email office@stowerprovost.dorset.sch.uk or visit the Stower Provost Community School website.

STOWER VALE PRE-SCHOOL & BABY AND TODDLER GROUP

Contact the school by phone 01747 839942 or email playleader@stowervalepreschool.co.uk or visit the Stower Vale Pre School website.
 

GILLINGHAM AND SHAFTESBURY RAILWAY SOCIETY 

Mondays 19:30 at West Stour Village Hall. You can visit the website or contact the Secretary David Harrington using the phone number 01747 830615.

 

Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner