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VERWOOD/DORSET UK - HISTORY, HERITAGE and GENEALOGY Sites.

 

Dorset Coastal Digital Archives - http://www.dcda.org.uk/
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reflects the cultural heritage, natural environment and local history of Dorset reveals a Treasury of Information.

Dorset Family History Society - http://www.dorsetfhs.org.uk/
 
- Dorset Ancestors.

Dorset Online Parish Clerks - http://www.opcdorset.org/
 
- Containing Dorset Parish Historical data.

dorsetforyou logoDorset For You - http://www.dorsetforyou.com
 - Information form Local Councils in Dorset. 

Dorset History Centre - http://www.dorsetforyou.com/dorsethistorycentre
 
- is now part of the Dorset For You site.

Dorset County Museum - http://www.dorsetcountymuseum.org/

East Dorset Heritage Trust - http://www.edht.org.uk/
 
- Allendale House, Wimborne.

Smugglers' Britain (South) - http://www.smuggling.co.uk/map_s.html

 - Information about specific smugglers in the area.

National Archives - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
 - This site aims to help you find the government records and other sources you need for history research.

Hampshire CC Arts and Heritage Web - http://www.hants.gov.uk/arts.html
 - What is happening in the county next  door.

Priest House Museum - Wimborne - http://www.priest-house.co.uk/
 - Contains a local collection of the History in East Dorset UK.

Society of Dorset Men - http://www.societyofdorsetmen.co.uk/
 - To promote good fellowship among Dorset men wherever they may reside and to foster a love of the county and pride in its history and traditions.

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society - http://www.sdfhs.org

The National Archives - Kew - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
 - The Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission. (Have a monthly e-news letter!)

Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre - http://verwood.org/heritage/index.htm

Verwood Historical Society - http://www.verwoodhistorical.org/
 - Local history club including details of their programme and their history collection & Genealogical Information.
(Society now disbanded but site still online)

Verwood and District Potteries Trust - http://www.verwoodpotteries.co.uk/
 
- was set up to investigate the east Dorset pottery. industry.

 

 

OTHER DORSET UK / ENVIRONMENTAL SITES of Interest

 

 

  Information - http://www.dorsetbuttons.co.uk

Hengistbury Head - https://www.hengistbury-head.co.uk/
 
- The History and Geology of a scenic headland near Bournemouth, Dorset England.

Dorset Pages - http://www.dorset-pages.co.uk
 - A directory of many other websites in Dorset UK.

Visit Dorset -
 - Tourism including events, attractions and leisure.
 - Dorset borders 3 counties with an easy drive to the World Heritage Coast, the New Forest, south coast resorts, and heritage cities.

The Recycling Guide - http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/
 
- Find out how you can help conserve the planet through recycling with this valuable advice.

 

 VERWOOD, UK, LOCAL ADMINISTRATION and EVENTS.

 

Verwood Town Council
Council Offices, Vicarage Road, Verwood. Dorset. UK.  BH31 6DW
Telephone / Fax +44 (0)1202 820880.

Dorset For You - Dorset and East Dorset Information 
Information about services across Dorset for residents, businesses and visitors.

Dorset Community Action
Dorset Community Action is a charity committed to helping communities and voluntary groups to achieve their goals by providing support, inspiration and resources.

East Dorset Citizens Advice Bureau.
Get advice online now from (New window) http://www.adviceguide.org.uk  for practical, reliable, up-to-date CAB information in English, Welsh, Bengali, Chinese, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu.. 

 

 VERWOOD Twinning Links - (Jumelage / Partnershaften)

 

Verwood and Three Legged Cross Twinning Asociation

Liederbach am Taunus near Frankfurt (Germany)  - (site in German).

Commune Orée-d'AnjouOree-d'Anjou (France), - situated on the banks of the Loire - (site in French) 

 "Oree-d'Anjou" previously the Canton of Champtoceaux com (Maine et Loire) 
includes the following Villages :

City hall : Bouzillé
   38 rue d'Anjou - +33 2 40 98 10 09

City hall : Champtoceaux
   Rue Hippolyte Maindron - +33 2 40 83 52 31

City hall : Drain
   4 rue Jean François Chenouard +33 2 40 98 20 16

City hall : Landemont
   16 place de l'église - +33 2 40 98 72 13

City hall : Liré - Joachim du Bellay museum
   Rue du Huit Mai - +33 2 40 09 08 02

City hall : Saint Christophe La Couperie
   21 rue des écoles - +33 2 40 83 72 79

City hall : Saint Laurent des Autels
   Place de l'hotel de ville - +33 2 40 83 71 23

City hall : Saint Sauveur de Landemont
   15 place de l'église - +33 2 40 98 71 47

City hall : La Varenne
   16 rue d'Anjou - +33 2 40 98 51 04

 

Regional Sites in Pay de la Loire Region France.

Dorset Twinning Assoc. - (l'Association de jumelage du Dorset)
  - The County of Dorset is twinned with La Manche, a department of  NW France in the Basse-Normandie region.

"History of Verwood Twinning"
 -
Pages on the Verwood Twinning Website for additional information.

 

NEIGHBOURING ADMINISTRATIONS

 

Ringwood Town Council Information

http://www.ringwood.gov.uk/

Colehill Community Web

http://www.colehill-dorset.org.uk/

Hampshire County Council

West Moors Village Website

http://www.westmoorsdorset.co.uk/

 

 VERWOOD UK - Sport

 

Verwood Bowls Club  - http://www.verwoodbowlingclub.co.uk.
The Club was formed in 1920. 
The green has 6 rinks and the Clubhouse has room for a short mat which is used by the members in the close season. The Club holds various internal Club Competitions which take place throughout the season

Verwood Hub and Leisure Centrehttps://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/sport-leisure/leisure-centres/verwood-hub/verwood-hub.aspx

Verwood Cricket Clubhttp://www.verwoodcricketclub.co.uk/

Verwood Rugby Union Football Club. - http://www.VerwoodRUFC.org.uk
Ground: Potterne Park

Club House: The Pavilion
Potterne Park Verwood Dorset UK
e-mail: Admin@VerwoodRUFC.org.uk 
fax & voicemail: +44 870 1354 221

Verwood SMBC (Short Mat Bowls)http://shortmatverwood.co.uk/ 
Verwood Short Mat Bowling Club, formed in 2002, can be found at the Youth Centre on the Emmanuel School Campus in Howe Lane, Verwood.
Short Mat bowls is a scaled down version of the indoor bowling that is seen on television and is played like other forms of the sport with full sized bowls being used in this case to bowl up and down a specially designed short mat for bowls. The sport appears to be slow but actually involves a lot of exercise. 

ballsDorset Tennis Academy
Verwood and Three Legged Cross have been associated with tennis for many years with a club operating from Potterne Park.

Verwood Town Football Club     http://www.vtfc.co.uk/
 - News, results, fixtures, tables, profiles, etc.
Verwood Town Club Fixtures List
       

Crane Valley Golf Club                   https://www.crane-valley.co.uk

 

 

Ferndown Upper School

http://www.fernup.dorset.sch.uk/

Hillside Community First School

http://www.hillsidefirst.dorset.sch.uk/

Queen Elizabeth's School - Wimborne

http://www.qe.dorset.sch.uk/

Trinity C.E. VA First School

http://www.trinity.dorset.sch.uk/

Verwood C.E. First School

http://www.verwoodfirst.dorset.sch.uk/

 

 

Salvation Army - Verwood.

http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/verwood 

Verwood and 3LX Anglican parish 

http://www.st-michael.org.uk/

Verwood Family Church

http://www.verwoodfamilychurch.org.uk/

Verwood Methodist Church

http://www.verwoodmethodistchurch.org.uk/

Verwood United Reformed Church

http://www.urc-eastdorset.org.uk/Verwood.html

 

 

Dorset Moviola - https://www.moviola.org
- Modern Big Screen Movies Programme in Village Halls.

Forest FM Radio
- Dorset's only Community Radio Station, serving Verwood & East Dorset
Tune in or log on. - Includes service area information and programme details.

The University of the Third Age - Verwood
This is a charitable organization which specializes in courses for the retired and semi retired.  A branch was set up in Verwood in 2007.

Verwood Concert Brass
"Dedicated to introducing new brass band players 
into the brass band world."

Verwood Memorial Hall
Information including booking form etc.

Flameburst - The Ultimate Fireworks Event in Verwood
Traditionally taking place on the last Saturday in October, Flameburst at Verwood is now firmly established as the first major event in the souths firework and bonfire season  The Flameburst stage always features a professional family act together with at least one top quality new act from the Verwood and Bournemouth area.

Verwood and District Rambling Club

Verwood Rotary Club -
http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=245751&ClubID=1659

 

 Tourist, Art and Theatre Links in the Verwood Area - UK.

 

Visit the site of the Verwood Hub and Leisure Centre. 

 

 

Theatre & dance development agency for Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole.

in Stone Lane, Wimborne.
 - Tel:- 01202 841400


- Tel, 01202 513361


The Barrington Centre, Pennys Walk Ferndown
- Tel 01202 894858


 
The Tivoli Theatre 19-27 West Borough Wimborne.
- Tel:- 01202 885566

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Layard Theatre

-Tel:- 01202 847525

High Street, Christchurch.
- Tel:- 01202 499148

BIC Pavilion, Westover Road, Bournemouth.
- Tel:- 0870 111 3000

Salisbury Playhouse, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury
- Tel:- 01722 320333

The Mayflower The Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road, Southampton.
- Tel:- 023 8071 1811

Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole.
- Tel:- 08700 668701

Bournemouth & Salisbury
- Tel:- 0871 2244007

 

BBC Legacies - UK Local History  Information and Stories (Southampton)

UK Villages is FREE to every UK Village, Parish, Community, Town and City in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. "UKVillages" website.

Villages Online
Site gives information on UK Villages (including Verwood).

Regiochannel - More information about Verwood. (and other places in the UK)

Wikimedia Foundation Wikipedia is the communal encyclopaedia that anyone can edit. 
Wikipedia is written collaboratively by people from all around the world.

 

Local Agricultural Show websites:

 

WIMBORNE DISTRICT RIDING CLUB SHOW - http://www.wimborneridingclub.co.uk/
Mrs A Groocock, 220 Station Road, West Moors, Dorset BH22 OJF
Tel: 01202 876785

NEW FOREST & HAMPSHIRE COUNTY SHOW - http://www.newforestshow.co.uk/
The Show Secretary, The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hants SO42 7QH
Tel: 01590 622400

HONITON AGRICULTURAL SHOW - http://www.honitonshow.co.uk/
Mrs. D. Tyler-Davis, Biscombe Hill Farm, Churchstanton, Taunton TA3 7PZ
Tel: 01823 601022

Ellingham & Ringwood Agricultural Society - http://www.ellinghamshow.co.uk
Mrs Linda Turner, 14 Woodstock Lane, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 1DT 
Tel: 01425 476601

MID-SOMERSET SHOW - http://www.midsomersetshow.org.uk/
Lisette Smith, Rowberrow Farm, Plummers Lane, Priddy, Wells, Somerset BA5 3DA
Tel: 01749 870124

GILLINGHAM & SHAFTESBURY SHOW - http://www.gillshaftshow.co.uk/
S J Braddick Esq, The Show Office, Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4PY
Tel: 01747 823955

MELPLASH SHOW - http://www.melplashshow.co.uk/
Anita Ford, 23 South Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NT
Tel: 01308 423337

ROMSEY SHOW - http://www.romseyshow.co.uk/
Annie Carder, Show Office, 2a Market Place, Romsey, Hants SO51 8NB
Tel: 01794 517521

ROYAL COUNTY OF BERKSHIRE SHOW - http://www.newburyshow.co.uk/
Show Secretary, Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, 
Thatcham, Berks RG18 9QZ
Tel: 01635 247111

 


 

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