Arne Parish


Arne is a rural parish with about 1,370 citizens in settlements from Worgret in the west to Arne hamlet in the east and Furzebrook Road to the south, with most people in villages at Ridge & Stoborough. Apart from a small proportion of mudflat and water to the east, the 29 km2 of the Parish is about half used for farming with a fifth heathland and a fifth woodland.


Latest News

Photo ID Reminder
13 Jun 2024

General Election 2024 Reminder 

Flood Plan
23 May 2024

 The revised (Provisional Flood Plan) for the area between Stoborough and Wareham involving the causeway may be viewed from the following link:-



Flood Plan 1

Wareham Ward Dorset Councillors
23 May 2024

Are holding regular advice Surgeries at the Wareham Library.

Please follow the link below for further details:-


Dorset Councillor Advice Surgeries

Allotments in Stoborough
25 Mar 2024

Allotment Vacancy


An allotment has become available.  To apply please see the following:-


Our allotments are extremely popular and there may be a waiting list for the site on New Road, Stoborough. For more information please complete the Allotment Application Form and return it to the Clerk.

Residents of the Parish of Arne will be given preference when allocating the allotments when they become vacant.


Allotment Application Form



Planning Applications
22 Mar 2024

 P/LBC/2024/01099 Location: Former Engine Shed Barnhill Road Ridge Proposal: Convert existing building into 2no bedroom dwelling with a single storey side extension, internal alterations and erect new outbuilding.




P/HOU/2024/01422Proposal:Grey cladding above the dado line, replacement of UPVc soffits and fascias on porch with same cladding, new aluminium white double glazed windows.Location:Alexander House
33 Stoborough Meadow
BH20 5HP


39 Furzebrook Road Stoborough BH20 5AU Certificate of Lawfulness : Mobile home in rear garden