A delightful village located approximately 10 miles from Bournemouth and 100 miles southwest of London. It is predominately a residential area set upon what was once a Moorland, hence it's name. West Moors has had a Parish Council for over 50 years. It has 15 Councillors, a Parish Clerk, an Assistant Clerk, and 2 Part time grounds staff. There is a Parish Office in the Library Car Park (Station Road) which opens on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, 10.00AM to 1.00PM (except Bank Holidays). Saturday mornings from 10.00am to 12.00pm. Administration of the Fryers Field recreation area which includes the Sports Pavilion; All-weather Court; Cricket and Football pitches; Skatepark facility and the Children's Play area. Provision of road furniture and some road signs: This includes roadside benches; some bus shelters and entry signs into the village. Administration of the Petwyn Village Green. Review of all Planning applications and submitting recommendations to the East Dorset District Council who make final Planning decisions. Provision of small grants for village improvements through applications by village groups. Administration of the West Moors Cemetery. Supervision of rights of way and footpaths in association with the Dorset County Council.
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