Verwood 1985 BBC Domesday Project. - Hillside School.
13. Verwood's Printed
The 'Viewpoint Magazine' was started by the Parish
Council to help everyone know what was going on in the
parish of Verwood. It has letters from residents,
advertisements, a village diary, stories and news from the
village organisations and the Parish Council. There is an
editor, a paster and there are other committee members. It
is published once a month and costs 30p.
The committee organise a village concert once a
year, when people from the village take part. The profits
help towards the cost of the magazine.
The local churches publish their own magazines
about all their activities. A Verwood and Three Legged Cross
Guide is published annually.
Some local history has been recorded in three
booklets: Verwood and District Potteries - A Brief History
of Verwood - Verwood Church School 1847 to 1985.
14. Trade in Verwood.
Supermarkets / Markets.
Shops and Garages.
There is a collection of SHOPS in the village
centre near the Recreation Ground, some along Ringwood Rd.
some in the Safeways SUPERMARKET Complex and one in Newtown
Rd. All the SOLICITORS and ESTATE AGENTS are in the village
A produce AUCTION MARKET is held every Thursday
and people from the surrounding areas come to this. Since
1976 the WOMEN'S INSTITUTE has held a market in the Memorial
Hall every Friday when about 50 to 100 people attend. In the
market are stalls of vegetables, eggs, cakes, clothes and
soft toys. The clothes & toys are home-made. Some people
sell produce from their homes. Three GARAGES are also to be
found in Verwood.