Memorial Hall

Gullivers Farm Shop

Station Road shops

War Memorial

Groups and Organisations

West Moors, with a population well in excess of 7500, supports a rich diversity of clubs, associations, voluntary organisations and informal groups and many are listed below. If there are some I've missed, or you're starting one up, contact me with appropriate details and I can then bring this listing up to date.

The organisations are listed in alphabetical order in the matrix below. Click on an organisation name to see more details.
You can also use the sub pages in this section to more easily find an organisation.

ACTIVITIES BY OUR MANY CLUBS, ORGANISATIONS ETC., ARE RE-STARTING AFTER A LENGTHY 'SHUTDOWN'. HOWEVER, WE MAY NOT BE AWARE OF THE LATEST SITUATION: ALWAYS CONTACT THE INDIVIDUAL ORGANISATION / CLUB / VENUE FOR MORE DETAIL AND LATEST POSITION. IF YOU ARE A CLUB/SOCIETY SECRETARY AND WISH TO UPDATE YOUR ENTRY, PLEASE CONTACT AS AT THE HEAD OF THIS PAGE.

Allotments

The allotments are situated on Gullivers Farm north of West Moors

Art Society

Regular club - meeting in the Memorial Hall

Barcellos Family Practice

Medical practice based on the Heatherdown Estate, Tricketts Cross - covering West Moors

Boots Chemist

Branch chemist located within Sainsbury's

Carers Support Group

[ NOT NOTIFIED, BUT SUSPECT SUSPENDED ]

Carols on the Petwyn

CANCELLED IN 2020 - BACK IN 2021!

Community Defibrillators

Outside Spar/PO & the Memorial Hall

Coping with Chaos

Support for youngsters with disabilities and/or SEN

Dancing Classes

Several sessions meeting in the Memorial Hall

Dementia Action Group

[ ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED ]

Dorset Council - Education & Training

General advice on facilities across Dorset

Envisage Dental Studio

The only dental practice within West Moors - though note this is largely a private health concern.

Exercise to Music

Fun & friendly exercise to music

Eyestyle Centre

Optician's practice located on Station Road

Ferndown Upper School

Third Tier school for the catchment area that includes West Moors.

Fitness clubs & teachers

Use the 'Class Finder' application to find local opportunities to get fit!

Flower Group

[ MEETINGS SUSPENDED ]

Girlguiding

Rainbows, Brownies ( two troops ), Guides & Rangers. Meeting in a purpose-built hall on Ashurst Road.

Grange Athletic Youth Football

Grange Athletic are based at Fryer Field

Health Walks

Supported & run by Dorset Council and Moors Valley Park

Horticultural Society

MEETINGS RE-START IN OCTOBER!

Little Pines Baby and Toddler Group

Term-time only playgroup based at Pinehurst Community Church

Lunch and Friendship Club

Back to full operating!

Memorial Hall

The " Village Hall " serving West Moors

Minor Injuries Units (MIU)

Information relating to Minor Injuries Units in Dorset ... and how to access them.

Moors Pharmacy

Moors Pharmacy is located on Farm Road, and is very close to the Station Road shopping area.

Mothers' Union (St. Mary's)

Regular monthly meetings in the Church Hall

National Trust - East Dorset Association

Supporting the work of the National Trust

NeighbourCar

NO LONGER OPERATING

NHS Dental Services

Help to find a local NHS dentist

NHS Information

General information relating to the NHS

Oakhurst Community First and Nursery School

Non-demoninational school ( Reception & Years 1 to 4) with embedded Nursery School

Painting for Pleasure

Regular meetings / presentations in the Memorial Hall

Philately & Postcards

Stamps: Postcards: Postal History: Thematics

Rhythm & Dance

Dance classes held in the Memorial Hall

Rock-A-Tots (Nursery)

Rock-A-Tots offers nursery facilities on Moorlands Road

Scouts, Cub Scouts and Beaver Scouts

A wide range of activities available at "The Hideaway" off Hardy Road

Skatepark

West Moors Skatepark [ Rebuilt summer / early autumn 2021 ]

St John Ambulance: Cadets

Local St. John Ambulance group based in Longham (inactive at this time)

St. Mary's CofE First School & Nursery

A Church of England ( VC ) School ( Reception, Years 1 - 4 ) , with embedded Nursery School

Sturts Community Trust

A working organic biodynamic farm, supporting adults with learning disabilities.

Townswomen's Guild

Meeting monthly in the West Moors Memorial Hall, the community 'village hall'.

West Moors "Westival"

2020 & 2021 events were cancelled - but for 2022: it's back!

West Moors Children's Centre

Providing a wide range of activities for the ' under fives ': adjacent to the Middle School

West Moors Drama Society

Performances staged, usually twice per year, at the Memorial Hall

West Moors Middle School

Covering education for Years 5 to 8 from a wide area around West Moors.

West Moors Singers

[ Not clear if this group is still active ]

West Moors Village Surgery

The main GP practice serving West Moors

West Moors YFC

Youth Football at Fryer Field

Wilson PT

Exercise classes based in West Moors

Women's Institute

Regular monthly meetings in the Memorial Hall

Writers' Study

Mutual self-help support towards more effective writing

Youth & Community Club

Purpose-built club for youngsters of West Moors

Zumba Fitness & FLexercise

Popular exercise (inside) various venues in the community