Road Safety across Poundbury – Update

The four PRA Road Safety Projects are all taking shape, but we need your feedback to ensure our thoughts are aligned with Poundbury residents.  Over the next 4 weeks we will provide an update on each project we are working on. First up – Action on Dangerous Parking.  Many residents have commented on the problems…

The Big Poundbury Consultation

Over the past year the message from The Big Poundbury Conversation has been consistent in expressing a desire for an inclusive Community Association. Proposals for several models of association structures have been considered over the past months. At a community meeting in January 2024, the two models preferred by the Poundbury Residents Association Committee were…

News from Transition Town!

Transition Town Dorchester and Dorset Mind launch new Partnership at Poundbury Community Farm for Spring 2024! Transition Town Dorchester (TTD) are delighted to welcome Dorset Mind to take up a dedicated space at their Community Farm in Poundbury to deliver their Eco in Mind ecotherapy support and activities for local people that want to improve their…

Your PRA Needs You!

We need some extra help in producing News items and Events for our website and weekly Newsletter.  If you have some IT skills and are able to spare a couple of hours a week and would like to join our team of volunteers please contact Jerry at jerrycooke87@gmail.com

Meet our Volunteers

This is the first of what we hope will be many acknowledgements of the remarkable people who are volunteering to build a local community in Poundbury. Simon Standish was the founder and exemplary  lead of the ‘Big Poundbury Conversation’ for well over a year. With the team that he brought together, Simon has initiated a…

Help and Kindness Newsletter

Our Dorset Community Response Service The Community Response service is here to help people find local support for people living and working in Dorset. We provide signposting to support as quickly as possible and we work closely with Volunteer Centre Dorset to help with urgent requests for practical help. The service is run by a…

PRA AGM 20 March 2024

Many thanks to the over one hundred members who attended our AGM on Wednesday 20th March. We will be sharing details with you in next week’s news update and putting further information on our website. This is the new team of volunteers who have formed the PRA committee for 2024. It will be a busy…

Dorchester Community Newsletter – March 2024

We might be nearly halfway through March but there is still plenty happening this month in Dorchester Visit Discover Dorchester for a wealth of information about things to do and places to shop and eat in town. Information and support Multiply Numeracy Skills with Skills and Learning Take advantage of FREE short courses for adults…