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

Community Drop in Session Re Flooding in the Area
29 Mar 2024

Environment Agency Community Drop in Session at Winrith Newburgh 19th April.   See below for details:-


 EA Drop In Session

Arne Parish Council Flood Plan
28 Mar 2024

 The flood plan for the area between Stoborough and Wareham involving the causeway may be viewed from the following link:-


Arne Parish Flood Plan






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




Notice of Election
12 Mar 2024


Please Click on the Link Below to see the full details:



Notice of Election for Parish and Town Councillors 2024.pdf