Bringing the library to you

We can bring your local library service straight to your front door. We can deliver books for free to people who enjoy reading but are unable to get to their local library due to poor health or mobility, or caring responsibilities. For more information, please ask at your local library, or call Royal Voluntary Service…

Gardens Are Our Business

The next Love Poundbury event will be with Mike Burks from The Gardens Group on Wednesday 9th November 2022 at 7.30pm at Brownsword Hall. Mike runs Poundbury Garden Centre as well as Castle Gardens in Sherborne, and Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil. Mike will be chatting about how he founded the business with his wife Louise…

Relate Coffee Morning

Relate Dorset and South Wiltshire invites you to their free monthly coffee morning at ‘Inspirations’, 2 Poundbury Business Centre, Dorchester DT1 3WA, next to Castle Vets. This takes place from 1000-1200 every first Friday of the month, starting in October 2022. Get to know people in your local community. Find out about upcoming events for…

HM Queen Elizabeth II

We wish to express our deep sadness and condolences to The Royal Family at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Along with the whole country, Poundbury residents will feel a deep sense of loss of a monarch who has been a constant presence in our lives for the last seventy years. We endorse…

Road safety event in Poundbury

Dorset Police Road Safety Team and the Dorset Road Safe Partnership are organising a road safety event at the Jubilee Hall round the corner from Waitrose on Saturday 17th September from 1000-1600. They invite residents to come and say hello and find out more about their No Excuse Team, Community Speed Watch, road casualty reduction,…

Developing Love Poundbury

The Love Poundbury committee has been exploring the future role of the organisation. We have come up with some thoughts and would welcome the views of residents.   Background As Poundbury nears completion, we feel our focus should move away from the issues around physical development, construction etc. to community development. About a third of Poundbury residents…

Defibrillator project makes progress

Love Poundbury has been carrying out a feasibility study into the installation of more public AEDs (Defibrillators) at strategic, accessible points in Poundbury. The aim was to identify suitable locations and seek possible sources of funding. The feasibility study is now complete. We are delighted to say that following detailed discussions, the Poundbury Community Trust has…

Save our new trees

The Duchy has asked us to let residents know they they are continuing the programme of watering trees, which has been significantly increased this year due to the extreme conditions. They say they would welcome residents supplementing this if they notice trees under particular stress.  The optimum time for watering is early morning or evening…