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Mobile Banking in Sturminster Newton

Mobile Banking in Sturminster Newton

Mobile banking arrangements are now being provided by Lloyds Bank and Natwest Bank on the following [...]
Stour Connect Social Evening

Stour Connect Social Evening

Stour Connect in Bath Road, Sturminster Newton is holding what is hoped to be the first of many SOCI[...]
Public Consultation regarding The White Hart

Public Consultation regarding The White Hart

Hall & Woodhouse are holding a public consultation for proposals for change of use and developme[...]
Potential Development of Land at the Corner of Bath Road and Old Market Hill

Potential Development of Land at the Corner of Bath Road and Old Market Hill

There will be an informal consultation held by the developers on Saturday 15th July between 10am and[...]
A positive approach to bank closures in Sturminster Newton

A positive approach to bank closures in Sturminster Newton

Bank Closures in Sturminster Newton The last permanent bank – Lloyds - in Sturminster will close [...]
White Hart Link - new project launch

White Hart Link - new project launch

Walking in the beautiful Blackmore Vale in North Dorset will soon become even more rewarding! Apr[...]
Youth Club reopens Tuesday 9th May

Youth Club reopens Tuesday 9th May

Thanks to the perseverance of the Friends of SturYouth, the Youth Club will reopen on Tuesday 9th Ma[...]
Annual Public Town Meeting 13th April 2017

Annual Public Town Meeting 13th April 2017

The Town Council is holding its annual public meeting on Thursday 13th April at 7.30pm in the Counci[...]
The Big Lunch - Sunday 4th June 2017

The Big Lunch - Sunday 4th June 2017

The Big Lunch is Coming!! Parents and children, this fun packed picnic in the Railway Gardens wil[...]
Support the Christmas Light Fund

Support the Christmas Light Fund

100 Square grids for Christmas Tree Light Fund It was decided this year to start early and raise [...]
SturQuest & The Exchange extend Community Event

SturQuest & The Exchange extend Community Event

Due to demand an additional Community event will continue in the Lower Atrium from 4pm. So, if yo[...]
SturQuest & The Exchange organise Community Event

SturQuest & The Exchange organise Community Event

Come and join SturQuest on Monday 20th March at The Exchange and discover what is happening in Sturm[...]
Villagers learn to save lives - says the BVM

Villagers learn to save lives - says the BVM

The villagers of Tarrant Gunville and Stubhampton recently attended CPR sessions, thanks to John Lew[...]
Unity Distributor wanted for Green Close
Manston Village Hall seeks new Committee Members

Manston Village Hall seeks new Committee Members

Manston Village Hall serves a number of villages and is used on a regular basis for various clubs an[...]
Do you care about the future of Sturminster Newton?

Do you care about the future of Sturminster Newton?

The draft of the Sturminster Newton Neighbourhood Plan is now available for everyone in th[...]
Neighbourhood Plan – It’s written and ready for you to have your say

Neighbourhood Plan – It’s written and ready for you to have your say

We’ve finished writing the Plan and this is a crucial opportunity for you to review what we’ve done [...]
Hansons hosts ‘Project Poppy’ in aid of The Royal British Legion

Hansons hosts ‘Project Poppy’ in aid of The Royal British Legion

Join Hansons as they raise money for The Royal British Legion through sewing and crafts during their[...]
Volunteer Organiser Wanted

Volunteer Organiser Wanted

  Operate from home to organise and operate a scheme to help those in rural areas to obtain [...]
NDDC Budget Options Consultation

NDDC Budget Options Consultation

North Dorset District Council has a balanced budget for 2016/17, but it faces an even greater finan[...]
North Dorset Business Day 17th November 2016

North Dorset Business Day 17th November 2016

The event offers the opportunity for businesses to present and promote their products and services c[...]
Community Leisure Centre sets up fund for local sports groups

Community Leisure Centre sets up fund for local sports groups

Sturfit is a local charity set up to specifically run the Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre. The aim[...]
Carnival Week 27th Aug to 3rd Sep
New Walkabout Leaflets available to download NOW

New Walkabout Leaflets available to download NOW

Try the 8 new Walkabouts and enjoy the beautiful and hugely varied countryside of the Blackmore Vale[...]
Looking for a job in Sturminster Newton?

Looking for a job in Sturminster Newton?

Yesterday, SturQuest responded once again to local needs by proactively approaching local employers [...]
The Yarn Bomb: Exploding in Sturminster Newton

The Yarn Bomb: Exploding in Sturminster Newton

The urban craft phenomenon of Yarn Bombing is making its way to Sturminster Newton on Saturday 27th [...]
Sturminster Newton Youth Centre Update

Sturminster Newton Youth Centre Update

At a meeting held this week things moved forward when Sturminster Newton Youth Centre became affilia[...]
Carnival Volunteers Wanted

Carnival Volunteers Wanted

Carnival Day in Sturminster Newton begins in the Recreational Ground at 2pm on 3rd September with pe[...]
Trailway has a new website

Trailway has a new website

Take a look at their new website www.northdorsettrailway.org.uk [...]
Consultation on the Future of Sturminster Newton Town Centre

Consultation on the Future of Sturminster Newton Town Centre

This month's issue of Unity includes an exciting 6 page spread featuring ideas and proposals regardi[...]
UNITY - APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEER

UNITY - APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEER

UNITY MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTION ORGANISER The magazine team is still looking for a volunteer to de[...]
Who's Who in Sturminster Newton 2016

Who's Who in Sturminster Newton 2016

Have you got one…? This small leaflet was circulated in February, is issued each year by ‘SturQue[...]
A colourful new look to Unity magazine

A colourful new look to Unity magazine

Well, what do you think this fabulous new look?  And a new website, too!!!     http://www.unitystur.[...]
Clarke's Yard Development Site Information Event

Clarke's Yard Development Site Information Event

The developer of Clarks Yard is running a small exhibition in the Lower Atrium of The Exchange on Mo[...]
Food and Drink Galore at Stur's Big Weekend!

Food and Drink Galore at Stur's Big Weekend!

The Exchange Real Ale & Cider Festival kicks off on Friday 3rd June with musical entertainment f[...]
The Sturminster Newton Big Lunch 2016

The Sturminster Newton Big Lunch 2016

The fourth Big Lunch takes place once again in the Railway Gardens on Sunday 5th June in co-operatio[...]
Sturfit - a New Website and Open Meeting

Sturfit - a New Website and Open Meeting

Here is the Agenda for the Open Meeting taking place at Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre on Wednesd[...]
Story Time at Sturminster Newton Library

Story Time at Sturminster Newton Library

Spread the word! A new weekly Story Time session for under 5s starts at the library next Monday! It [...]
Public Meeting re changes to bus services

Public Meeting re changes to bus services

Public meeting to be held at Sturminster Newton Town Council on Thursday 12th May at 6.00pm. http[...]
Community Garden Funding Appeal Target Reached All Planters have been ‘adopted’

Community Garden Funding Appeal Target Reached All Planters have been ‘adopted’

There has been remarkable interest in and support for the Community Garden.  We have reached our fun[...]
Support the Learning Centre

Support the Learning Centre

Support Sturminster Newton Learning Centre by putting your green token in their box at Waitrose in G[...]
Help arrives at Stur's Temporary Garden Project

Help arrives at Stur's Temporary Garden Project

New planters and trees have begun to arrive this week at the Temporary Community Garden Project and [...]
Last Chance to Adopt a Planter

Last Chance to Adopt a Planter

New planters and trees have begun to arrive this week at the Temporary Community Garden Project and [...]
Views wanted about your community

Views wanted about your community

Health and care organisations in Dorset are seeking views on ideas to make local services work bette[...]
The Ideal Health Exhibition at The Exchange

The Ideal Health Exhibition at The Exchange

http://www.stur.org.uk/events/?cid=mc-6bea5a7e02f8f5e2945b6f6b1bbf9266&mc_id=136[...]
Sturminster Scouts Restarting

Sturminster Scouts Restarting

Sturminster Newton Scouts will be running a session on Thursday the 3rd of March from 1800 to 2000 a[...]
Community Grants Available!

Community Grants Available!

Sturminster Newton Town Council invites not-for-profit organizations which provide benefits to peopl[...]
2016 Rural Bus Services Review

2016 Rural Bus Services Review

Rural bus service review Dorset County Council needs to reduce the spend on public transport subsid[...]
Do you know where the nearest Public Automatic Defibrillator is?

Do you know where the nearest Public Automatic Defibrillator is?

is part of the SturQuest Community Partnership and has become a community organisation to promote t[...]
Making Connections: Grants to support economic growth in rural Dorset now open for applications

Making Connections: Grants to support economic growth in rural Dorset now open for applications

Do you work in a rural enterprise looking to grow? Are you developing high quality tourism facilitie[...]
Thank You, Stur Cheese Festival

Thank You, Stur Cheese Festival

Last night the Cheese Festival gave donations of around £40k to local charities & organisations.[...]
Thank you to Sturminster's Biggest Ever Christmas Light Switch On Super Heros

Thank you to Sturminster's Biggest Ever Christmas Light Switch On Super Heros

The Town Team would like to thank all those who contributed & helped towards making the Sturmins[...]
Stur schools help to brighten up empty shops

Stur schools help to brighten up empty shops

Students from William Barnes, Yewstock and Sturminster Newton High School have provided artwork for [...]
Community Garden Day Two

Community Garden Day Two

  See how things are progressing on Day Two.  [...]
Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Survey

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Survey

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Survey - click on the link to take part https://www[...]
Work begins on the Sturminster Newton Community Garden

Work begins on the Sturminster Newton Community Garden

Earlier today, a digger arrived on the site of the formerly known "Eyesore" and work began on the St[...]
Community Garden Project, Old Market Hill

Community Garden Project, Old Market Hill

FUNDING NEWS The project group is absolutely delighted to announce that we have the funds to star[...]
Stur Town Team on Facebook

Stur Town Team on Facebook

For all the very latest information and news about the forthcoming Sturminster Newton Christmas Even[...]
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Christmas Helpers Required

The Blackmore Vale Lions are in need of assistance with collections with their Christmas float (part[...]
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Latest news from the Neighbourhood Plan Group

Third Major Autumn Consultation Announced   The Group will be holding its third major public consul[...]
Sturminster Newton Eyesore set to become a much more beautiful vision

Sturminster Newton Eyesore set to become a much more beautiful vision

The derelict land at Old Market Hill has become a rather notorious landmark for local people, but a [...]
Looking for a new job? Meet local employers at The Exchange

Looking for a new job? Meet local employers at The Exchange

A FREE event to connect Job Seekers with Employers is being held at The Exchange on Thursday 8th Oct[...]
Community Grants Available!

Community Grants Available!

Sturminster Newton Town Council invites not-for-profit organizations which provide benefits to peopl[...]
English Classes planned for the Autumn - sign up now.

English Classes planned for the Autumn - sign up now.

Contact Jacqui Wragg (01258 471456) for further information.[...]
DCA training courses at The Exchange

DCA training courses at The Exchange

You may be interested in attending the following training courses being run by Dorset Community Acti[...]
Second Hall & Woodhouse Consultation Event Planned

Second Hall & Woodhouse Consultation Event Planned

There are plans to hold a second event, possibly at a weekend. Watch this space. In the meantime[...]
Hall & Woodhouse Consultation Event - Sturminster Newton

Hall & Woodhouse Consultation Event - Sturminster Newton

Monday 7th September (10am-12pm) The Swan Inn, Market Place, Sturminster Newton Take advantage[...]
North Dorset Business Day - Thursday 8th October 2015

North Dorset Business Day - Thursday 8th October 2015

North Dorset Business Day 2015 is a major event that celebrates innovation, business, creativity and[...]
Sure Start Children's Centre New Timetable Available
Carnival Week is Here!!!
Crafts at The Exchange is Back!

Crafts at The Exchange is Back!

The Town’s monthly craft fair will now resume with effect from Saturday 3rd October, 9am to 1pm, fol[...]
Part Time teaching vacancies available at Eq Skills Training

Part Time teaching vacancies available at Eq Skills Training

Eq Skills Training in Sturminster newton, have some PART TIME teaching vacancies and would be intere[...]
Age Concern Health & Wellbeing Event

Age Concern Health & Wellbeing Event

  Join Age Concern North Dorset at The Factory Shop, Sturminster Newton on Saturday 22nd Aug[...]
Blood Donor Session at the Exchange

Blood Donor Session at the Exchange

This year NHS Blood and Transplant need 204,000 new donors to replace those lost through ill health.[...]
A great weekend for Sturminster Newton

A great weekend for Sturminster Newton

The fabulous sunshine brought the crowds to town to enjoy all that the fun of the Boogie Woogie [...]
Summer Reading Challenge -Superheroes Morning
Dorset Doddlers beginners running group every Thursday
The Lavender Farm day was a great success!

The Lavender Farm day was a great success!

A very successful day at the Lavender farm yesterday. Thanks for everyone who organised and came and[...]
Boogie Woogie from 3rd July!
Producers market coming to Sturminster Newton again on 4th July!
Dorset Lavender Farm Project Open day!

Dorset Lavender Farm Project Open day!

On Sunday 28th June 11-5pm there will be an open day at the Fiddleford Manor. There will be lavender[...]
Vintage Fair 4th July

Vintage Fair 4th July

As part of the Boogie Woogie festival there will be a Vintage fair from 10am -5pm on 4th July at The[...]
The Big Lunch was a great success!

The Big Lunch was a great success!

Thanks to everyone who helped organise and who attended The Big Lunch. The weather was on our side s[...]
ESL teacher needed

ESL teacher needed

English for Speakers of other Languages at Sturminster Newton Exchange needed   The eveni[...]
Town team event a great success last night!

Town team event a great success last night!

Huge thank you to the lovely team at the Exchange for hosting, to Jacqui & members of the ‪‎Town[...]
See local Badminton winner tonight at Hinton St Mary

See local Badminton winner tonight at Hinton St Mary

William Fox Pitt will be parading at The White Horse (Hinton St Mary) at 6.30pm this evening.  Do go[...]
Family Activity day in the Exchange on 29th May

Family Activity day in the Exchange on 29th May

Family Activity Day at the Exchange in Sturminster Newton on Friday 29th May April 9th 2015 Posted [...]
Congratulations William Fox-Pitt

Congratulations William Fox-Pitt

Congratulations to William Fox-Pitt for winning Badminton! http://www.foxpitteventing.co.uk/news/[...]
Sturminster Newton on the Channel 4 News!

Sturminster Newton on the Channel 4 News!

Channel 4 news reported from Sturminster Newton about Great Crested Newts being under threat. You[...]
SturQuest Awareness Event 18th May!

SturQuest Awareness Event 18th May!

There are many different SturQuest related projects groups, and, this is your chance to meet them. [...]
Big Lunch Date announced!

Big Lunch Date announced!

At the Railway Gardens Sunday 7th June 12-3pm   International Fancy Dress! Traditio[...]
Sturminster Newton Town Team Launch!

Sturminster Newton Town Team Launch!

Sturminster Newton has huge potential as a place to do business, however, we’re all concerned at th[...]
Stur Show date announced!

Stur Show date announced!

The annual Stur Show will be on the 20th June from 11am to 8pm at the Recreation Ground[...]
Thanks Nick Messinger

Thanks Nick Messinger

Special thanks to Nick Messinger for his valuable time and support as a volunteer for the SturQuest [...]
Congratulations to Charlie Fripp!

Congratulations to Charlie Fripp!

Congratulations to local lad Charlie Fripp for getting into the International School FA team http[...]
Congratulations Harts of Stur

Congratulations Harts of Stur

Congratulations to Harts of Stur for winning the Britain’s Best Housewares Retail Website Award 2015[...]