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

Audit Report 2022
30 Sep 2022

A copy of the Audit Report for 2022 has just been published and can be found under the Council Finance section of the web site.

Planning Applications
19 Sep 2022

As well as 'The Moors at Arne' application, the following have also been received:-


P/HOU/2022/0439 Floradene Amended Application


P/HOU/2022/028888 An application for a property alteration on the Arne Road.


P/PABA2/2022/05335  An application for an Agricultural Barn South of the Frome Towpath.


P/HOU/2022/05302 Location: Birchwood Old Furzebrook Road Wareham Dorset BH20 5DD Proposal: Enlargement of existing garage and enclosure of existing front porch by filling in across front face with double doors and a window and render on either side of doors. Enlargement of existing conservatory. Case Officer: To be allocated, please check the website for an update

Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022
10 Sep 2022

Arne Parish Council members were saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


As we enter a period of mourning, the next Parish Council Meeting due on Thursday 15th September has been cancelled.

The Moors at Arne
31 Aug 2022

 The Moors at Arne East Planning Application is now available in its entirety on the Dorset Council website.   The application number is - 


P/FUL/2022/05149.  A direct link has been provided within the Day to Day, Services, Local Government Section of this website.   All comments should be made via this portal.

Dorset History Centre ARNE
17 Mar 2022

Arne History Blog