Volunteer Carpenters needed please!

We need volunteer carpenters to help us to attend to PRA BENCHES for ALL to ENJOY Please contact us if you have the skills required to inspect, maintain and, if necessary, repair the 19 PRA benches around Poundbury. These benches, in multiple locations, are for everyone in our community to enjoy. Recently, however, we have…

Wild About Poundbury

Damers’ First School Nature Information Board Last Friday mayor Robin Potter unveiled a beautiful and informative nature board for the whole community at the edge of Damers’ Meadow on the Great Field. Representatives from Dorchester Town Council, councillors and The Duchy also attended. Like all attending, the mayor was impressed by the enthusiasm and knowledge…

PRA Meeting Summary

Thank you to members who came to our meeting despite the football and the first day of full sunshine. The minutes and slides are attached, and we welcome your feedback. It was important to hear the message from the mayor of Dorchester, Robin Potter about the importance of local community support working together. His key…

Celebrating Art in the Squares

What a day we had. Everything came together, good weather, talented artists of all ages and a friendly and interested community to welcome our artistic visitors from all over Dorset. Our welcoming community volunteers (mostly not artists themselves) ensured everything went to plan, canvases were stamped and artists knew where they were going. We had local…

Help and Kindness – June 24

We’re recruiting!Two new jobs at Help and Kindness Would you like to join our lovely Community Response team to help people with all kinds of needs to connect to all kinds of support across Dorset, or become our new Communications and Networking Worker, promoting the work of the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) across the…

Can you help?

Dig for Victory Project at The Prince of Wales School The Prince of Wales School (Maiden Castle Road, DT1 2HH) is excited to announce an inspiring new project to enhance their Key Stage 2 (KS2) outdoor area. With the generous approval of funding, they have contracted a dedicated gardener, James Mitchell, affectionately known as Gardener…

Poundbury Antiques is now open!

We are thrilled to announce the opening of Poundbury Antiques, our new shop located in Challacombe Square, in the heart of Poundbury.  Poundbury Antiques offers a unique blend of history, charm, and interior décor, catering to seasoned collectors, those new to the world of antiques, and those looking for unique interior pieces for their homes.…