west parley parish council

WPPC Youth

As promised WPPC have started a page for the youth of West Parley with links to surrounding areas which may provide information on events happening around West Parley. If anyone would like to advertise an event please send an email to enquiries@westparley-pc.gov.uk

St John Ambulance

Longham Church, every Tuesday (except school holidays) 7pm - 8.30pm
Young people aged 10-17 can join one of our Cadet units, which operate throughout England. These are a great way for teens and young people to take part in volunteer work and learn valuable life skills. Cadets can:
  • learn first aid skills
  • volunteer within your community by providing first aid cover at public events, such as football matches and music festivals
  • learn leadership and public speaking skills by teaching first aid to other young people
  • spend time on weekend residential camps packed with activities, and have the opportunity to compete in international first aid competitions
Anyone aged 7-10 years old can join one of our many Badger Setts, after school clubs which operate throughout England. At Badgers it's all about fun and adventure! St John Ambulance Badgers Setts offer a great range of activities for children. Badgers can:
  • learn first aid
  • go camping
  • do arts and crafts
  • take part in team games, and much more!

Cadets 07900 017951 or email Penny.Gliddon@sja.org.uk, Badgers email Paula.Penny@sja.org.uk or www.sja.org.uk/sja/young-people.aspx


Ferndown Youth and Community Centre, Mountbatten Drive, Ferndown, BH22 9FB
Lead Youth Worker: Kirsty Monteith-Cross 01202 874448

St Mary's Church, Ferndown on Sundays

Ignite (8 - 11yrs)
Christianity is explored through discussion, games, craft and drama. All the activities are designed to help the children build their faith and trust in God as they face day to day challenges. Their confidence is developed as they are encouraged to take part regularly in the main church services. Any Ignite members who play a musical instrument or enjoy singing, are encouraged to be part of the Children's Band. The band leads the worship in our two morning services approximately once a term.

Afterschool Club: G-Force - An afterschool club for children in school years 4,5 and 6
G-Force is an after-school club which runs on Thursday evenings from 5:45 to 7pm during term time. We have lots of fun exploring Christianity through games, crafts, films, music, drama and other activities. There are also snacks and a tuck shop. There is no charge for attending the club but you will need pocket money for the tuck shop.

United Reform Church, Ferndown

Parent/carer and toddler group Wednesdays (starts 16 Sept) 10-11:30am
Enjoy our lively toddler group for babies to 4 year olds! Have a chat over tea/coffee (50p), whilst your child plays. Join in with craft at 10:45 and singing time at 11:15!

Who Let The Dads out? DADS/male carers, 9 year olds and under Every 3rd Saturday in the month 9:30-11:30am (19 September, 17 October, 21 November)
Meet other Dads, read the paper, have some quality time with the kids whilst the "other half" gets the opportunity to have some necessary time off! Only £1 (includes bacon butty and drink).

4-9 year olds (at First School) Fridays (starts 18 Sept) 4:15-5:30pm
After a busy week at school, come and have loads of fun with games, craft, stories, DVDs, activities and prizes! All that for just 50p.

9-13 year olds (at middle school) Fridays (starts 18 Sept) 5:45-7:30pm
Come and unwind after a busy week at school! With lots of fun, some mad, manic games, interesting activities (chip shop survey, sleepover), craft, tuck shop and a fun look at the bible. There is no charge for this group, but bring some money if you want tuck!

13+ (at upper school) Fridays (starts 18 Sept) 7:45-9:30pm
Come from 7:45pm and chill out, buy tuck, then from 8pm onwards burn off some energy and have a laugh playing some mad, manic games! Towards the end, take time to reflect and discuss some issues.... checking out what the bible has to say too! There is no charge for this group, but bring some money if you want tuck!

Parley Football Club

Parley Sports FC is a Dorset-based football club with the following teams:
Mens Football
  • Dorset Premier League
  • Dorset League Division Two
  • Bournemouth Premier League
  • Bournemouth Prem Sunday
  • Dorset Div 1 - U18s
Womens Football, Southern Region Womens Football League

Youth Football
  • U15
  • U13
  • U11
  • U10
  • U9
For further information:
Adult Football Secretary: Sharron Connell 07803641352
Youth Football Secretary: Sean Acott 07966311090
Email: sharron@connells.fslife.co.uk

Whats On

Gardening Club

Tues 28th Mar 7.30pm at the Parley Sports Club, Alisdaire Urquhart, "good bugs, bad bugs & compatible plants" new members and visitors welcome £2
contact Kate Ward 01202 577319

West Parley & South Ferndown Neighbourhood Watch, Annual Public Meeting

Tues 18th Apr 7.30pm at St Mark's Church, all local residents are welcome and are encouraged to attend, whether they are current members of the Watch or not… and there will be tea and cakes!. . more

Coffee Morning

every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.

Did You Know?

see what the Parish Council have done in the last few years, tell us what you would like to see for 2016/17. . more

Heritage Walk

learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched and informative. . more

Parley Health Walks

every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 5th Apr 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Annual Parish Meeting:
Fri 21st Apr 2017, 7.30pm
West Parley Memorial Hall
refreshments from 7pm, look out for the posters on the noticeboards!

Parish Council:
Wed 26th Apr 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane
please note this meeting has been changed from the 19th to the 26th April

Agendas / Minutes


Parish Council update for Jan 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for Mar-May 2017

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