Great Play Area now open!

Funded by the Duchy of Cornwall as an integral part of its development of the Great Field, the long-awaited Great Play area is now open! There is a wide range of timber play equipment, complemented by extensive planted areas, benches and bins. The play area, alongside the Amphitheatre, which opened a day earlier, is part…

Art in Poundbury

Art in Poundbury is an 18 day event in the newly refurbished Jubilee Hall and is a part of Dorset Art Weeks, the largest art trail in the country. There are 120 artists participating many of whom are from Poundbury and Dorchester. Each day there will be both artist stewards and Community stewards who will…

Share your jubilee memories

Pavilion In the Park (PiP) would like to collate memories of Poundbury and Dorchester residents of the Coronation, Silver Jubilee or Royal Occasions, ideally with a couple of photographs. They will frame the memories and put them up in cafe’s community room. Would you consider sharing your memories? If so, please email lucy@pipspoundbury.com. During the afternoon of 5th…

Poundbury Garden Society

The Poundbury Garden Society is delighted to be able to re-open its waiting list for plot holders once more. This garden society is based in the walled garden near Sunny Day and the Community Orchard. If you would like to be added to the list please email Graham via gracarver@hotmail.com

Art Stewards needed

Art in Poundbury is on track for a fabulous exhibition in Jubilee Hall (next to Waitrose Poundbury)14th May to 1st June  10am to 4pm every day . Organisers are looking for a few more Poundbury residents who would be happy to do one 3 hour stewarding shift during that period – in particular they would appreciate volunteers for…

Senior Social at Pips

Pavilion In The Park (PIPS) holds a Senior Social (65+) every second Thursday in the month from 10-12. The next event is therefore on 12th May. Come along for a warm and friendly welcome, meet new people and have some free tea and coffee and delicious cake! Full details at www.pipspoundbury.com

Jubilee Afternoon Tea

In Celebration of our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Crown Street Coffee Lounge shall be hosting a traditional English Afternoon Tea with inside & alfresco tables ( British weather permitting!). We anticipate being very busy on this event so early booking will be essential. Reserve your table now on 01305 – 818426.

Volunteers need for Jubilee Picnic

Volunteers are wanted to help with the Queens Jubilee Picnic Celebration Sunday 5th June. People of all ages are needed to help run activities, co-ordinate on the day, or just join in with some kids colouring and making activities.  Young people/teenagers that can help with some kids activities, and adults who can help set up or…

Arrest made for alleged assault

Dorset Police received a report at 8.22pm on Thursday 17 March 2022 relating to a group of around 10 young people involved in anti-social behaviour in the area of Pummery Square in Poundbury. It was reported that they were smashing bottles and throwing stones at doors. A further report was received that a man aged…