September 2020 Blog Posts (3)

The ‘ New’ Blackmore Vale has arrived.....

The first edition of The New Blackmore Vale paper came out today and I understand it is available through all the usual outlets on alternate Thursdays.  Local news in a new format, more colour and for now slimmer, I take it as a sign that life carries on under Covid-19 restrictions.  If advertisers return, the new team behind the publication hope to return to a weekly format.

There is also a BVM online service which covers north Dorset.  The implication is they are…


Added by Stella Parcell on September 25, 2020 at 17:06 — No Comments

Post lock-down Pen Pub Night huge success

On the first Friday of the month, Pen Pub once again opened the doors of your Village Hall and welcomed villagers back after a 6 month lay-off in a new CV-19 aware format. With less seating possible inside, extra tables and chairs were placed outside and the side door used to serve people watching the sun set. The indoor layout was significantly changed to facilitate social distancing with some subtle reminders of CV-19 guidance in evidence along with extra hand sanitiser stations provided…


Added by Admin on September 10, 2020 at 18:41 — No Comments

Verity Ockenden at the British Athletics Championships Friday Sept 4th

Verity will be running tomorrow night at 9.05pm in the British Championship 5000m in Manchester.

BBC2 coverage ends at 9pm but video of the race should be on social media. The British Athletics website has given these instructions on how to watch…


Added by Fiona MacKenzie on September 3, 2020 at 22:35 — 1 Comment

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