Welcome to Marnhull Messenger Online

Welcome to the website of Marnhull’s monthly magazine. It tells you all about our friendly Dorset village in the United Kingdom. Marnhull is called Marlot in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles. It lies in the Blackmore Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Nearby towns include Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Blandford and Sherborne. All the organisations listed in the Marnhull Annual Directory can be found on this website.


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Issue #102: February 2020

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Marnhull Village Helpline

The Marnhull Village Helpline will be operational from 8 am on Monday 30th March.  Please follow this link to see the full announcement. Marnhull Village Help Information

COVID19 – Temporary Closure of Children’s Playground

In order to remain in line with recent government instructions, the Parish Council has decided to close the children’s playground located on the Recreation Ground until further notice. Signs will be posted around the playground and the Council requests the cooperation of vilage residents in this matter.

Announcement by Marnhull Village Care – Help Needed

COVID19 I thought I would make contact to get some idea of availability under the present situation so that we can call you to action if required. A good third of the village should be, and as the disease spreads really will be, self-isolating. Each of these people will need help with shopping, getting medication, […]


This note provides basic guidance on the welfare support which may be provided to the elderly members of our Village, those who live alone or those who self-isolate having either experienced the symptoms of Coronavirus or as a method of preventing infection from the virus. • Check regularly on the more elderly and vulnerable members […]