Briantspuddle is the central village containing all the public amenities of the Parish of Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle. Sponsored by the Parish Council, this website has been built and is managed by voluntary resident effort on behalf of the Council for the benefit of the community and to enable all to be aware of a small part of the stunning County of Dorset.
There will be heavy farm traffic through Affpuddle and Tolpuddle September and October – read Parish Council Notices page for details.
Work on the roundabout on the A31 Poole side of Bere Regis requires a road closure overnight from the 1 to 3 November and 24hr closure from 3 to 5 November – read more detail below:
Meet in the village hall from 9.30 am until noon. For more details read Parish Council Notices page.
The Jurassic X-Prix will be on 18-19 December at Bovington, replacing a race in Argentina, which was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The series aims to raise awareness in areas around the world affected by climate change and visit territories which have been affected, such as Greenland and Brazil’s Amazon region. Although this is not a spectator event suspect a certain amount of heavy traffic in the area aound that time. For more detail read:
for details check out Whats On
Check out the Whats On page for details
The team are doing their utmost to keep the shelves full and the doors open but needs more direct volunteer support. Read more on the shop page
Check out the Coronavirus Page
The support group’s work is all but done but if in desparate need the helpline number 07745 796118 is still there but has been diverted to a personal number and will be checked once a day. For more details on local and national issues please read the Coronavirus Page.
Dorset Council is inviting our parishioners and churches to use their “trusted voice” to publicise the ‘Reaching Out’ initiative, offering support to residents in the county.
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Schools The local village school closed some years ago and pupils now travel to Puddletown for first and middle school education and to Dorchester for upper school. There is a school bus service to Puddletown and children attending Hardye’s School in Dorchester use the…
Whats on in the Parish Purbeck Film Festival 2021 Maggie hoyle writes: In the interests of safety the Film Festival is scaled down this year and only larger venues are being used. Briantspuddle Village Hall qualifies in this respect and we have been invited…
Mark Harris Art Gallery In the middle of the village near the crossroads – for details click on the website link below https://www.briantspuddleartgallery.com Sculpture by the Lakes On the southern edge of the Parish in Pallington – for details click on the website link…