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Age Concern Dorset

Age Concern

Sturminster House, Bath Road,
Sturminster Newton,
Dorset,
DT10 1AS

01258 475582

Age Concern North Dorset, based in Sturminster Newton, aims through its services and activities to help make later life more enjoyable and to make retirement a time to celebrate.

 
Chase Community Friends

Chase Community Friends

01258 841321

A registered charity, we offer voluntary support to those who need it in Cranborne Chase villages, come along and make new friends. Once a month lunch £5.00. Interest groups. Transport to appointments. Shopping and dog walking for housebound.

 
District Councillor

Christchurch East Dorset Councils

01258 840061

Ensuring the effective management of resources to deliver best value services to the residents of Christchurch and East Dorset. District Councilloe S Tong.

 
Citizens advice bureau

Citizen's Advice Beareau - Wimborne

Wimborne CAB Hanham Road,
Wimborne,
BH21 1AS

0344 245 1291

We are a Registered Charity, providing free, confidential and independent information about almost anything. Our clients' most common problems generally relate to benefits, employment, debt, housing, consumer affairs and family relationships.

 
Crossroad Cafe - every Wednesday, Sixpenny Handley Parish Office

Crossroads Cafe

Parish Office, 6 Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5PA

01725 552721

Drop in for a friendly cuppa and a chat. Wednesdays 10am - 12pm

 
Sixpenny Handley Doctors Sixpenny Handley Doctors Surgery

Doctors - The Sixpenny Handley and Chalke Valley Practice

Sixpenny Handley Surgery Dean Lane,
Sixpenny Handley,
Salisbury,
SP5 5PA

01725 552500

We have two fully equipped surgeries with disabled access. Sixpenny Handley and Broad Chalke. During the week there is usually a doctor on duty every day in both surgeries. The main dispensary is in Sixpenny Handley.

 
Dorset POPP Wayfinders

Dorset Partnership for Older People Project

07971 338381

07971 388348

Primarily a partnership between Dorset County Council, Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group, the Third Sector and older people. The programme has developed a working partnership that extends beyond this and includes a range of other service providers.

 
Police

Dorset Police

Peel Road,
Verwood,
BH31 7PU

01202 222222

07825 521761

Nicholas Lee, Verwood Police Station Emergency number 999 Police non-emergency number 101

 
Dorset Strategic Partnership

Dorset Strategic Partnerships

Community planning is about giving local people the opportunity to create a shared vision for their area and identify priorities for action which are agreed by a wide range of people, organisations and groups.

 
Home Watch

Home Watch Team

01725 552022

Set up to raise crime awareness in our Parish and to encourage simple crime prevention measures and assist Dorset Police.

 
Sixpenny Handley Allotment Association

Sixpenny Handley Allotment Association

01725 552397

bmjcurtis@aol.com

We are responsible for the letting and management of the two Parish Council allotment sites. You can join if you are a parishoner of within 3 miles of the parish boundary.

 
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Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge Parish Council

Parish Office, 6 Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5PA

01725 552211

Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council has 10 Parish Councillors.

 
Sixpenny Handley CLT

Sixpenny Handley Community Land Trust (CLT)

simon@sixpennyhandleyclt.org.uk

We are a voluntary group of locals who are working towards providing affordable houses in Sixpenny Handley for local people.

 
Sixpenny Handley First School

Sixpenny Handley First School

Common Road,
Sixpenny Handley,
Salisbury,
Wilts,
SP5 5NJ

01725 552356

office@sixpennyhandley.dorset.sch.uk

We encourage a positive, happy and welcoming environment where each child is valued and encouraged to develop their talents to the full.

 
Live Music Sixpenny Handley Waistcoat Festival Beacon Lighting

Sixpenny Handley Waistcoat Festival

sixpennysessions@gmail.com

Join us for some more armless fun when the Sixpenny Handley Waistcoat Festival returns! So don your best waistcoat for another day of fabulous music, stalls, food, crafts, children's entertainment and an extraordinary evening of firey fun.

 
Sixpenny Sessions Live Music Nights

Sixpenny Sessions

Sixpenny Handley Village Hall, Common Road,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5NU

sixpennysessions@gmail.com

Run by a Community entertainments committee, we have selected the finest acts for your listening pleasure and will do everything possible to create a great night!

 
St Marys Church Sixpenny Handley

St Mary's Church, Sixpenny Handley

The Vicarage, 60 High Street,
Sixpenny Handley,

01725 552608

ask@handleychurch.org.uk

The Church meets in three beautiful buildings; St Mary's, St Rumbold's and St Andrew's.

 
St Andrew's, Gussage St Andrews, Dorset

St. Andrews, Gussage St Andrew

The Vicarage, 60 High Street,
Sixpenny Handley,
Salisbury,
SP5 5ND

01725 552608

St Andrew’s Chapel, Gussage St Andrew has medieval wall paintings. Holy Communion is held here every other week.

 
St Rumbold's, Pentridge, Dorset

St. Rumbold's Church, Pentridge

St Rumbold's, Pentridge,

01725 552608

ask@handleychurch.org.uk

Services are held in Pentridge every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of each month at 11:15am. A list of headstones can be found in a folder located inside the church. St Rumbold’s Church serves Pentridge and neighbouring Woodyates.

 
Aster Synergy Housing

Synergy Housing

0333 400 8222

Aster - Synergy housing - we’re proud to serve over 75,000 customers in central southern and south west England. We do this by building affordable houses to buy or rent, providing care for the vulnerable or elderly, and by maintaining or repairing homes.

 
The Downsman, parish magazine for Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

The Downsman

Parish Office, 6 Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5PA

editor@thedownsman.org.uk

The parish magazine for the Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge Parish is a bi-monthly magazine which goes free to over 700 homes.

 
The Downsman Business Support Group

The Downsman Business Support Group

01258 840306

cchapman.cba@gmail.com

The Downsman Busines Support Group meets bi-monthly to get together and share our experiences in business. We hope we can all support each other and make being a rural business owner less lonely! Come for a chat and a cuppa if you are a business.

 
The Little Pennies Pre-school, Sixpenny Handley

The Little Pennies Pre-school

Unit 2 Sixpenny Handley First School,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5NJ

01725 552997

info@thelittlepennies.co.uk

The Little Pennies Pre-School was established more than 30 years ago. We provide pre-school for 3-4 year olds Mon-Thurs and 2 year olds on Friday. January 2016 we were awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

 

The Parish Library

The Parish Office, Unit 6, Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,
SP5 5PA

Do you know we have over 500 books? Fiction and Non Fiction. Do you know you can borrow our books free of charge? Opening Times: Tuesdays 10.00am -12.00 am Friday 8.30am-10.00am Wednesday 10.30am – 11.45am (Crossroads Café) 1st & 3rd Thursday (ea