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Age Concern Dorset

Age Concern

Sturminster House, Bath Road,
Sturminster Newton,
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,
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.

Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge Parish Council

COVID 19 Outbreak Support

Details on how the Parish Council is supporting the community to deal with COVID 19

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Crossroad Cafe - every Wednesday, Sixpenny Handley Parish Office

Crossroads Cafe

Parish Office, 6 Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,

01725 552721

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

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Doctors - The Sixpenny Handley and Chalke Valley Practice

Sixpenny Handley Surgery Dean Lane,
Sixpenny Handley,

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.


Dorset Police

Peel Road,
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.


Dorset’s Family Information Service

Part of Dorset County Council we offer free advice and assistance for parents, carers and young people. We provide information on childcare funding and how to apply, groups and activities, family services, special educational needs and disability support

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.


Magnificafe & Teddy Bears

St Mary's Church,
Sixpenny Handley,

Cafe for young and old alike - from 9:30am until 12pm. Drop into the church during these times for cake, coffee and comany

Sixpenny Handley Allotment Association

Sixpenny Handley Allotment Association

01725 552397

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,

01725 552211

Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council. The Parish Office located on the crossroads are available to hire.

Sixpenny Handley CLT

Sixpenny Handley Community Land Trust (CLT)

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 & Nursery

Common Road,
Sixpenny Handley,

01725 552356

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

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Sixpenny Sessions

Organising live music in Sixpenny Handley including the now annual Sixpenny Sessions. To keep up with news Like on Facebook, to be involved - send us an email!

Sixpenny Sessions Live Music Nights

Sixpenny Sessions

Sixpenny Handley Village Hall, Common Road,
Sixpenny Handley,

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 552182

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,

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

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,

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


The Parish Library

The Parish Office, Unit 6, Town Farm Workshops,
Sixpenny Handley,

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