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2022 Events and Meetings

Tour of George and Dougal Hosford's farm in Durweston on the 11th June 2019 Tour of George and Dougal Hosford's farm in Durweston on the 11th June 2019 Rupert Hardy

17th May 2022

2022 Meeting dates Countryside Forum, Planning Group, Trustees, District Group and events

The Dorset CPRE is run from a home office. We are currently holding Countryside Forum & Trustees Meetings using Zoom. Our local groups are also holding committee meeting using Zoom where possible. Please email or phone as normal if you have queries. Thank you for your support.
Conference: To be confirmed.

Countryside Forum - Fridays

Five meeting dates:  21st January, 25th March, 17th June, 16th September and 2nd December.

Monthly Planning Group Meetings 2022

We discuss the Dorset Council and BCP Local Plans and planning related matters. Open to members. Next meeting is on Wednesday 25th May 2022, starting at 10am to 12 noon latest. The meeting is open to Dorset CPRE members. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the Zoom link if you would like to join the next meeting.

Trustees Committee Meetings - Fridays
18th February, 13th May, 2nd September & 9th December.
Annual Branch AGM 19th November 2022, at 11am, Cerne Abbas Village Hall. Guest speaker for our 2021 AGM was, Crispin Truman OBE, CEO at CPRE. AGM Minutes 2021 draft.
Summer Garden Party
Wednesday, 29th June 2022. Invitation to be sent mid-May with our Spring Magazine. 

2022 Induction Day with National CPRE for new volunteers (currently online)

Three dates Tuesday 18th January (10-12 noon), Monday 14th March (5-7pm) or Thursday 19th May (5-7pm). To book a place please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Star Count 2022 
Took place between Saturday 26th February and Sunday 6th March.
The Sherborne and District Society
2022 Committee Meetings: Meetings via Zoom or at Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, 4.00 – 6.00 pm. First Tuesday every other month starting in February.
North Dorset Group
Committee Meetings: Monday 7th February 2022, 6.30pm, at Winterborne Tomson.
Milton Abbas Street Fair: Held every 2 years end of July. We hope to have a stand at the fair again in July 2022.

AGM: 5.30pm on Thursday 31st March 2022 at Clayesmore School. Guest Speaker was Richard Burden, Principal Landscape and Planning Officer, Cranborne Chase AONB, and gave a talk on 'The Role of the Cranborne Chase AONB and How Best to Protect It'.

Oak Fair, Stock Gaylard  27th and 28th August 2022
We had a stand at the 2021 fair which has a conservation and country activities bias for those who have not been before. Stock Gaylard Estate is a small traditional country estate just over 4 miles from Sturminster Newton and 8 miles from Sherborne.
Martin Green's Museum/Tour of Prehistoric Sites 14th June 2022 at 2:30 pm. Details to sent to members early May, advanced booking required.

Purbeck & Poole Group
Committee Meetings:  Meetings normally take place in February, March, June, Septemer and November. 
West Dorset Group
We had a stand at Earth Day Event, The Great Field, Poundbury on the 23rd of April 2022. Organised by Dorchester Town Council.
'The Dorset Review' magazine
Deadlines for articles are 28th March (Spring edition) & 17th September (Autumn edition).

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