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Recent updates 

  • Latest recycling news here Posted 20 Oct

  • Speed limit application to County Council 28 Oct here

  • Speed limit application document Oct 2016 here

  • Houghton Traffic survey news here

  • Please note that village fingerposts are being refurbished - this will take a few weeks - Posted 6 Sept

  • Wanted! here

  • Broadband news! here

  • News from the Police Commissioner here

  • General information on road closures here


Neighbourhood Security

  • Homewatch - SNT latest Rural Newsletter - here     

  • Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner web site - here

Other information

  • 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

  • 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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23rd August - maybe a change in the weather on the way?



Last of the evening sun over Winterborne Stickland

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Most recent site update 23/08/2016