• Office Opening Hours

    Tuesday 10am-12noon
    Thursday 7-7:30pm prior to a Scheduled Meeting
    Friday 8:30am - 10am

  • Contact Us

    We can be contacted at any time at:
    Mrs Ciona Nicholson - Clerk to the Council 01725 552211 (Parish Office)

Welcome to Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council

Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish Council has 10 Parish Councillors who can be found and contacted on the 'About Us' page.

Ciona Nicholson, the Clerk to the Parish Council will be pleased to answer any questions about the Parish Council or the Parish if you are unable to find what you need on the website.

Another source of information on our area is www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

Parish Meetings

  • Agendas and Minutes can be viewed on the 'Meetings & Events' Page.
  • Meetings are held in the Parish Office at 7:30pm
  • Finance & General Purposes 1st Thursday of each month
  • Planning Committee Meeting - as required.
    (Please contact us if you would like to know when a planning application is due to be considered by the Parish Council)
  • Full Parish Council Meeting 4th Thursday of each month

Please note these meetings may be subject to change (See Meetings & Events Page for actual dates).

In addition to the above meetings we hold an Annual Meeting of Electors. This is an open forum where residents of the Parish are invited to attend and listen to reports of Parish Council activities and it is an opportunity to ask questions directly with Parish Councillors and District & County Councillors.

The Parish Council will be able to take up any issues for discussion at the usual Parish Council Meetings, which are of course open to members of public and the press. The Annual Meeting is normally held between March and June.

Parish News

We write a newsletter bi-monthly which is published in the local 'Downsman' magazine which is distributed to approximately 700 households within the parish. Archived copies of the magazine can be found at:

http://www.thedownsman.org.uk or contact:editor@thedownsman.org.uk 

The website is updated on the 'Latest Information' page.

Sixpenny Handley AllotmentsServices we Offer

Allotments - Allotment Association 01725 552397

Recreation Area - Parish Council 01725 552211

Sports Pavilion Hire -  Parish Council 01725 552211. 

Sports Clubs (Football, Tennis, Bowls, Cricket) Details at www.sixpennyhandleysportspavilion.btck.co.uk


Village Hall - 01725 553032

Skate Park 
Bus Shelters
Litter Bins
Phone Boxes (redundant)

List of Parish Assets - Assets Register March 2018.xls

About Sixpenny Handley & Pentridge Parish 

The village of Sixpenny Handley lies in the heart of the Cranborne Chase in Dorset.
The Parish includes the hamlets of Minchington (in the West), Gussage St Andrew, Woodcutts,
Deanland (North), Pentridge (South) and Woodyates on the county boundary in the East.
The population of the parish is approximately 1300.

More information about the parish can be found at the Community Website www.sixpennyhandley.info