New to The Viilage?

There is a welcome pack that gives you lots of information.To ask for a copy call Helen Vincent on 342050 or click on the "Contact Us" link.

Our Village Shop

Remember you can use the post office as a Lloyds Bank too! Pay in cheques. Cashpoint, etc.

See bottom of page for Lyburn Farm Tour

St Peter's Church

The bells are even older than the vicar! It's even been on the BBC!!

Read more plus service times here



West Tytherley School

Our wonderful C of E primary school has its own website which you will find here.


Just Visiting?

There are lots of places to visit within one hour of the village. Whether you are into history, geology, military, wildlife or just the seaside, find out how near it all is on our links page.


The Best Pub in The Village

The Black Horse is an award-winning traditional English pub. Check out what it's up to on their own website here.


Pilates at the Hall

The Pilates Group meets every Thursday at King Edward's Hall between 6pm and 7pm. It's good fun for all standards is just £5 a session.



1st Lockerley Brownies

Find out all about our local brownies on our Clubs & activities pages




6 North Lane


Stephen Clarke has been in touch about the time his family lived at 6 North Lane. You can read his leter on our history page.

West Dean Youth Café

Did you know that there's a youth café in West Dean every friday evening? You can find out more on our Clubs page or clicking here.



There's a new playgroup at the hall! Twinkletoes runs every Wednesday during term time from 9.30am to 11am. Download the poster here for full details.

Parish Council Matters

Minutes of council meetings are published here once they have been approved at the subsequent meeting. Council meetings take place monthly


Waste Collection


You can download a one-page Word document showing household and garden waste collection days here.



Our Village Hall

The King Edward Hall is an ideal venue for weddings, parties and other group functions. It has a modern kitchen and toilet facilities and is available to hire at very reasonable rates.


You can find out more about it on our hall pages or speak to a committee member.


OPEC (WT branch)

John Guy kindly organises bulk buying of heating oil. Participants have saved about £11,000 over two years between them. For more details email John by clicking here.


Golden Oldies Singing Group


A new "Golden Oldies" Singing group meets in Lockerley Village Hall on the last Monday of each month. Download their poster by clicking here.


For general information about these groups, click here.





No Through Route to West Dean (Part One!)


The road to West Dean wil be closed by Pilgrims Croft for TWO WEEKS from 16th August whilst Hampshire CC repair the road by the bridge.


There will be pedestrian and equine access but all motor traffic will need to travel via Lockerley ... again!


The problem was caused by the flooding in late 2013 when the flood water scoured the bank away and undemring the road and the embankment around the bridge.


Part Two

Then as soon as they finish, Network rail will start on the level crossing at Dean Station (from 4th September )and afterwards at East Dean (from 19th September)


There will be full closures, partial closures, closures to vehicles but not pedestirans and cyclists and everything in between. For full details please read the Network Rail letter by clicking here.




Village Shop Extended Weekend Opening



Your village shop is now open longer at the weekend, staffed by volunteers. We will extend opening hours midweek if possible.




SUNDAYS 8pm TO 2pm


Come along and see what we have to offer ...


Delicious bread and pastries cooked by a specialist baker in Andover. (Sales are increasing every week as more people discover how delicious it is!


You can now order to make sure you get it before it all goes.


Dry Cleaning and Shoe Repairs are once available. In on Tuesday; back on Friday. In on Friday; back on Tuesday.


Fruit & Veg is delivered Wednesdays and Fridays.



Friends of Bentley Wood - Brownsea Island Coach Trip - 16th September 2015

Cost per person £17.50 ( £18.50 for non-members) – (ON THE DAY) entry fee for Brownsea Island (£5/free for NT members) and Dorset Wildlife Trust Reserve with hides £2.


Coach departs Winterslow Village Hall at 8.30 am (FREE parking Village Hall overflow car park) or optional coach pick up London Road Park and Ride at 8.45 am (FREE parking agreed at far end of car park).


Arrive Poole Quay 10.15 am for 10.30 am Ferry to Brownsea Island (takes approx. 20 min) – High Tide: 11.00 (perfect for the bird hides!)


Lunch in National Trust Villano Café or take your own picnic then self-guided 1-2 hour Walk on the Wild Side (optional) to see Red Squirrels (hopefully) and other wildlife.


Ferry leaves Brownsea at 3.50 pm (approx. 40 min - we’ll go past the islands). To visit Poole Pottery on the Quay take an earlier ferry.


Coach departs Poole Quay at 4.45 pm, arrives Winterslow Village Hall at approx. 6.30 pm.


Email Sue Walker for a Booking Form.

There is always wonderful music to be heard in Farley church. Click on the banner for details of forthcoming events.


Some Dates for your Diary

Look out for posters round the village.

24 October - Barnstormers Comedy Night. Pop-up cafe and bar. Tickets £12.

14 November - Coll Hand Ukes. Ukelele band playing 60s and 70s. Sing along and dance.

24 December - Hansel and Gretel - a Christmas Show for all the family.

Register for tickets by calling Cynthia Sherlock on 342432 or email her by clicking here.

Sign Up for the Village Newsletter


Julie Neilson sends out regular emails about what's happening in and around West Tytherley, Frenchmoor and West Dean.


If you're not yet signed up, drop Julie an email by clicking here.