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About Wool Dates

"Wool Dates" is an independent publication, kindly supplied by Sue B. (Thank you Sue for all your hard work in putting it together each month. It's much appreciated.)

"Wool Dates" is not a publication of Holy Rood Church so we are grateful to Sue for allowing us to reproduce it here for everyone's convenience.

Please send any updates, or future dates/information, to:


and not to the Holy Rood Church or Website. Requests for the emailed version of the Wool dates newsletter should also be sent to: wooldates@hotmail.co.uk


For Bovington events etc. refer to www.bovingtonhive.blogspot.com



Having only one person to 'man' a landline phone we have had to introduce a mobile. If you want to book transport please ring

07751 968 944

and leave a message - your name, phone number and a brief summary of your need. Someone will get back to you quite quickly.  

Thank you.





Sat 1st July(1st Sat)

District Councillors Open Surgery for the Wool Ward in the Black Bear from 11.30-12.  A chance for anyone to come with local issues.


Sat 1st July, 2:30pm

Beetle Drive @ D'Urberville Hall. Fund-raising for Wool Carnival 2018.  £3 for tea/coffee plus cake. Fun for all the family.

Steve 405063

Mon 3rd July, 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville Centre extension.

Parish Office with Library

Mon 3rd July  12:45 - 1:45pm(1st Monday)

Parish Clerk and at times Parish Councillors will be available 12.45-13.45 at 21 Cologne Road


Tues 4th July 2pm

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel

462742 or 462128

Tues 4th July 2:30 - 4:30 (1st Tues)

"Afternoon Cuppa & a Chat" at the cosy Community Room, Cologne road, Bovington


Monday 10th July 7:15pm

Wool WI at 'Kids of Wool' building - Tricia Lewis 'Keep Young and Beautiful'.  Visitors and new members very welcome.


Wed 12th July 10am

(2nd Wednesday)

Wool & District Friends of Cancer Research UK meet at Hyde place social room. New members warmly welcomed.


Secretary 405487

Thurs 13th July

East Burton W.I. this month will be our garden meeting.


Sat 15th July


Jolly Joe's Burgers & Bouquets (Fete & flower festival) @ St Joseph's Church Wool


Sat 15th July


Wool Primary School Summer Fayre at the D'urberville hall and field. We would love everyone to come. Cream teas, country market, stalls and dance show.


Sat 15th July


Wareham Choral Society present their 70th anniversary concert  at the Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge, near Wareham, BH20 5PE. Advance tickets only priced £12.50 from .....

Joy’s Outfitters of Wareham or 01929 459319.

Sun 16th July

Cream Teas and Jazz afternoon @ Moreton village hall (In aid of Weldmar Hospice) Tickets £7 . Contact for details .....

John Wayman 07 879 878 194

Sun 16th July,2-5

West Lulworth Fete - On the Glebe Field West Lulworth


Mon 17th July 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville Centre extension.

Parish Office with Library

Tues 18th July

Teapot club meet - Invite only shared lunch

462742 or 462128

Sat 22nd July 10-12

(sellers 9am) 

Table top sale organised by Wool Carnival committee, raising funds for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and other charities - ring 01929 462064 or 01305 851727 to book a table.


Sat 22nd July 2pm

Cream teas & Table top Sale @ Marley House Winfrith Newburgh in aid of the Dorset County Hospital cancer appeal

Abi 07887 948521

Sat 22nd July2:30pm

Bingo @ D'Urberville Hall. Fund-raising for Wool Carnival 2018.

Steve 405063

Sat 22nd July

Last opportunity to ride on Damory's 104 or 105 bus routes before withdrawn altogether due to cut of Council subsidy.


Sun 23rd July 11:00

The Durberville Dash 10K - Volunteers needed and participants can apply via 01929 288318 or bob.panter@hotmail.com


Sun 23rd July TBC

Bindon Abbey open day - see posters for details.


Wed 26th July

Dorset Coast Express steams through Wool at around 13:15. Return journey from Weymouth passes through Wool at around 17:00. Repeated on Weds 2, 16 & 23 Aug and Weds 6 Sept


27-30 July

Camp Bestival weekend. Beware: extra traffic around Wool!





SHARE & CARE: It has come to our notice that some leaflets seem to have been published with our incorrect phone number. So sorry.  Please check YOU have the RIGHT number. For transport to medical appointments:  07751968944.  Please mark the change on your copy of the leaflet if you have one. Thank you.

With summer approaching, many of our driving volunteers are away. PLEASE try and give at least 3 DAYS NOTICE of any requests for transport, especially to Dorchester Hospital.

The Durberville Dash 10K - July 23 2017 Start 11.00 - Volunteer help needed please......
Human Energy runners appeal for help on the day at the D'Urberville 10K race.  Our helpers increase each year but the growth and popularity of this event means we are pressed even more, we expect close to 400 entries this year. There are tasks at HQ in the D'Urberville Hall and as Marshals on the course.  It can be just  1 hour or 2 hours and you are awarded the event T shirt and free refreshments are provided. We do make donations each year to 4 village organisations. Contact for the race is Bob Panter for helpers or those wishing to enter, 01929 288318 or bob.panter@hotmail.com




Every Monday 10:30

Yoga classes @ D'Uberville hall

Pam 01929 556714

Every Tuesday 10:30

Movers & Shakers (creative, contemporary dance for over 55s)  in Winfrith Village Hall. New members are welcome. £6 per session.

Lyn 01305 263489

Every Tues 7:30pm

D'Urberville Drama Society @ D'Urb hall. Everyone welcome to join. Especially need back stage and refreshment helpers.


Every Wed 10-1

Sew together at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington


Every Thurs 10-11:30

Weekly Country Market at the D'Uberville Hall


Every Thurs 11-2

Craft Group at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington


Every Wed 10:20-11:20

A Light & Easy body tone for over 50's. All levels of fitness welcome. East Burton Village Hall.

Jude on 07966 372148





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The Purbeck Police Facebook page is good as well.













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