April 2020 Blog Posts (12)

Getting tested for COVID-19

The government has extended who can apply to get tested for COVID-19.See here.

Added by Admin on April 29, 2020 at 14:35 — No Comments

Pentertainment issue 2

Here's the second issue with answers to the anagrams etc.

Added by Admin on April 28, 2020 at 10:20 — No Comments

If you haven't used your car in a while

See the RAC advice on caring for your car during the lockdown

Added by Admin on April 26, 2020 at 13:39 — No Comments

Mental and emotional support

Today on the BBC News website Prince William and Stephen Fry open up about their own stress and anxiety during the current situation.  As the lockdown continues, many of us will be feeling stress and anxiety. It’s important to remember that although you may be isolated you are not alone. Pick up the phone and call a friend, neighbour or family. If you need to talk to someone Somerset Mindline 01823 276892 is available Monday-Friday 9am-11pm and Saturday and…

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Added by Admin on April 17, 2020 at 10:45 — No Comments

Digging for Britain

During the lockdown Naomi Warren has taken the opportunity to dig an archaeological test pit in her garden. See how she got on and maybe you'd like to repeat this in your garden. It will be interesting to see the variation in finds between different parts of the village.

Here's what inspired her:

"I have always been interested in archaeology and history. My aunt was an archaeologist in the 1970s and 1980s and excavated many sites in Argyll, the Highlands and the Islands of…

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Added by Admin on April 15, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments

Pentertainment Issue 1

Pentertainment Issue 1

Added by Admin on April 12, 2020 at 12:51 — No Comments

Happy Easter!

Added by Admin on April 12, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

COVID 19 Support update

On 10th March the Parish Council agreed that the village should have a way of supporting anyone who wants help or is ill with the Covid 19 virus.

Since then we have been instructed to stay at home and only go outside for food, health reasons or work.  All events in the village have been cancelled for the foreseeable future and the Village Hall is closed. 

Many…

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Added by Admin on April 7, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments

Defibrillator back in service

The problem with the village defibrillator (in the Bleak Street telephone box) has been resolved and it is now back in place and in working order.

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on April 5, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments

Fancy a holiday from all this?

Go to the Coronavirus support page and click on Time for a Virtual Holiday to see live webcams from around the world from the BBC. I've just watched elephants at the watering hole live. It felt quite exciting!

Added by Admin on April 4, 2020 at 10:54 — No Comments

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