Poundbury may appear to be an affluent area, but Stuart Dawson from Dorchester Food Bank reports that the organisation is providing help to more families here who are struggling with bills and need food support. He told Love Poundbury: “As a result of the cost of living crisis we are seeing an increased demand for…
Dorchester Corn Exchange is an unmistakable landmark in the centre of Dorchester. Home to town council meetings, it has a number of other rooms used to stage a variety of events.
Poundbury comes under the county town of Dorchester in terms of political representation and has four ward members elected in May 2019.
With effect from May 2019 the former district councils in Dorset became two unitary authorities.
The PRA has been keen, during 2020, to keep residents updated with key local information during the COVID19 pandemic.
If you are entertaining guests or have visiting friends and relatives, the Discover Dorset website offers a range of tours and activities that are all within easy reach of Poundbury.