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Recent updates 

  • Tax scam - here

  • Neighbourhood Policing changes - here

  • Proposed road closure No 2; February 2017 - here

  • Proposed road closure No 1; June 2017 - here

  • New BBC2 program - here and here

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


Neighbourhood Security 

  • Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner web site - here

Other information

  • 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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Water Lane with no water this year - 18th January - sunny after weeks of gloom



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

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Most recent site update 21/02/2017