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

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…

Do you have an event for our newsletter?

Do you have an event that you would like to appear on our weekly newsletter? If your event covers the Poundbury or Dorchester area, please go to https://lovepoundbury.org/submit-your-event/ to submit your event. The Newsletter is issued on Fridays, but the last day for submission is the day before (Thursday).

Your Hospital Needs You!

The Friends of Dorset County Hospital is a registered charity founded in 1956 and our aim is to provide patients and their families with support whilst in hospital. Over the years we have donated funds of around £500,000 for equipment and facilities that could not be funded by public funds. Like many charities we fell…