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    Recent updates 

    • More scams - here

    • Winter Road Safety - here

    • Number plate theft - here

    • Constituency changes - here

    • Yet more HMRC scams - here

    • Don't let this be you! - here

    • Winter is on the way - here

    • Bogus HMRC calls - here

    • Blandford Refuse Centre info - here

    • Dorset Care Record - here


    Neighbourhood Security 

    • Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner web site - here

    Other information

    • Parish Council meeting dates for 2017 are now on the Parish Council Information page - note recent amendments to dates - new start time 7pm

    • Houghton Traffic survey news here

    • 20 mph speed limit - here

    • Dorset Community Foundation - please pass this information to anyone without a computer who might need it - click here

    • Information for the disabled, older people and carers - here

    • Age Concern still need volunteers - here - posted 21 Oct 2015

    • General information on road closures here

    • Links to travel information - here and here

    • Location of finger posts - here - posted 21 Dec 2014

    • VILLAGE PLAN DOCUMENT - here - posted 1 Oct 2012


    Winterborne Houghton parish lies 15 miles north of Lulworth Cove on the Purbeck Heritage Coast, Dorset, England in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Surrounding woodland and downland is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest


    Lat: 50 50' 20'' N,

    Long: 2 15' 20'' W

    British National Grid ST 820045

    Houghton weather here

    Road information here

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     Photo from Sept 2010 - fruit yields are even better this year



    The village from Houghton South Down - 620 ft above sea level

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    Most recent site update 16/11/2017