Community Noticeboards

The Love Poundbury Team think that physical noticeboards are even more important in a digital age, when so many of us get our news and views from online sources which increasingly divide us and doesn’t reach everyone. Physical boards can be seen by everyone, including those who are not regularly online. They help to create…

Dorset COP

Dorset COP (Conference of the Parties) is Dorset’s very own opportunity for the community to have its say on the climate and ecological crises. By bringing together a wide cross section of community-based groups from across the county we hope to raise awareness of the need and desire to act locally, in a way that…

Community Farm Spring Days

Everything has really taken off at the Community Farm next to the allotments off Middle Farm way, and we’re working hard to keep up!   We meet at the Community Farm or the Community Orchard in Poundbury onSunday afternoons at around 2pm, and also on Wednesday mornings at 10.30. Things still need planting out in the polytunnel and outside. …

Art In The Park

The Great Field in Poundbury was dotted with artists’ as far as they eye could see on Saturday, 27th May, as 90 enthusiasts and experienced artists took park in Art in Poundbury’s (AiP), Art in the Park – The Great Poundbury Paint Out. Loosely-based on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year’s wild card idea, Art in…

Volunteering in Poundbury

Around 25 people came along to our very first Volunteer Social at The Duchess last week. It was a chance for new and potential volunteers to meet each other and the new committee, and find out about new developments and where help is needed. Volunteering benefits everyone. A volunteer meets new people, learns new skills…

Emergency alerts

The UK government’s new Emergency Alerts system is now live. The system will enable people to be contacted via their mobile phone when lives are in danger.  On Sunday 23 April 2023 at 3pm, there will be a national test of the Emergency Alerts service. It will be used to warn you in the event…

Poundbury gets talking

Around 70 people crowded around tables in Brownsword Hall on 15th March to kick start The BIg Poundbury Conversation, after the Love Poundbury AGM. Surrounded by post-it notes, local residents were invited to discuss together what they liked about living or working here, and what might be improved. This is the start of a series…