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About Winterborne Farringdon

Winterborne Farringdon is the Group Parish Council for the five West Dorset parishes of Bincombe, Whitcombe, Winterborne Came, Winterborne Herringston and Winterborne Monkton, and are situated in the countryside between Dorset’s county town of Dorchester (pop. approx. 15,000) to the north and the the Weymouth & Portland conurbation (pop. approx 70,000) to the south. Winterborne Farringdon’s area is mainly open countryside; the rural population is concentrated around the hamlets which the five parishes are named after. Winterborne Farringdon also covers an area of the Littlemoor North housing estate on the Weymouth & Portland boundary, from where it takes the majority of its population.

Local Government in Dorset

Local government in Dorset was reorganised on 1st April 2019.

Dorset County Council, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, West Dorset District Council, East Dorset District Council, North Dorset District Council and Purbeck District Council combined to form Dorset Council.

Bournemouth Borough Council, Christchurch Borough Council and Borough of Poole combined to form Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council known as BCP Council.

Winterborne Farringdon is a civil parish that lies within the Winterborne and Broadmayne ward of Dorset Council.