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Future of your Library - consultation ends 13 June

Anyone with an interest in Somerset’s libraries has one more month to take part in the County Council’s consultation on the future of its Library Service.

The consultation ends on Wednesday 13 June and more than 4,000 responses have been received so far.

Somerset County Council is keen for anyone yet to complete the questionnaire to go online at…

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Added by geoff parcell on May 21, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments

Farewell to Rector

Nigel Feaver has been our Rector for 10 years. His final service will take place on Sunday 13th May commencing 6PM. This will be followed by drinks and light supper at Woodlands. Everyone is very welcome to come along and join in on this special occasion.
Jeremy Cox.

Added by geoff parcell on April 30, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Annual Parish Meeting change of date

Please note the Annual Parish meeting has been postponed and is now scheduled for 6:30 pm on 2 May before the AGM and regular PC meeting.

Parish Clerk

Added by geoff parcell on March 17, 2018 at 11:14 — No Comments

PEN PUB POSTPONED

Pen Pub has been postponed till next Friday 9th March due to the weather. If you do venture out please be careful. Black ice has been…

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Added by geoff parcell on March 2, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sizing of pictures in Events

If you have been having problems viewing the pictures in Events at the right size, try cleaning the cache (ie clearing history) and cookies. I contacted Ning and it worked for me. Thanks Ning support.

Added by geoff parcell on October 12, 2017 at 19:29 — No Comments

Coffee morning result

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to our coffee and cake morning in aid of World Horse Welfare. We raised an amazing £245.39.

The winner of the quiz was Lorna Collins. If anyone would like a copy of the answers please contact Pat Cuthbert or Carol Nutter.

Added by geoff parcell on September 15, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

A303 Tunnel at Stonehenge confirmed

See BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-41227359





Details here…

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Added by geoff parcell on September 12, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Pen Paper errors

I didn't get the paper proof read as I usually do and a couple of errors crept into the Village Diary.

The village walk is on TUESDAY 5 Sept and the Parish Council meeting is on WEDNESDAY 13 Sept. There's also another PC meeting on Wednesday 8 November.

Please amend your dairies. Any feedback is always welcome.

Sorry about that, Geoff

Added by geoff parcell on August 26, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

SOLD OUT!

Added by geoff parcell on June 6, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

Bryan Young's Memorial Service

£1909.20 was collected and split equally between the Somerset and Dorset Air Ambulance and The Injured Jockeys Fund.

Added by geoff parcell on May 18, 2017 at 9:39 — No Comments

Have you seen this man?

On Tuesday 9 May at around 5pm when a man driving a beaten up dark green or black Golf was seen driving out of the drive of Forest Lodge, away from the house, with a black hoody right down over his face. He sped up and didn’t stop - a delivery man or friend would have stopped. He has been seen on two other occasions on the hill up to the village and has overtaken one of the girls who works for Lucy Nelson in an aggressive fashion. Lucy has reported this to the police and has put locks on all… Continue

Added by geoff parcell on May 11, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

History Society meetings

Nick Hoare will talk about “The History of Stourhead Woods” at 7:30pm on Wed May 17 at  Manor Barn. Please let me know if you are planning to attend so we can arrange the chairs and glasses.

Jenny Steadman will talk about "The Great Game.  Nineteenth Century British and Russian rivalry in Central Asia.” 7:30pm on Wed 7 June at Woodlands. Please let Jeremy know if you are planning to attend.…
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Added by geoff parcell on May 3, 2017 at 22:16 — No Comments

Rural Broadband Newsletter

Newsletter

Added by geoff parcell on April 12, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

BT to be fined £42 million by Ofcom for breaching contracts with telecoms providers

BT to be fined £42 million by Ofcom for breaching contracts with telecoms providers https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/latest/media/media-releases/2017/bt-to-be-fined-for-breaching-contracts

They will also have to pay out an estimated £300 million in compensation.

Added by geoff parcell on March 27, 2017 at 8:50 — No Comments

Shaftesbury Hospital beds

Until 28th February 2017 we have a chance to object to the closure of beds in Shaftesbury Hospital and there is a on-line petition we can all sign if we do not want this to happen. The link is:http://saveourbeds.co.uk/fill-in-the-questionnaire/ If you follow the link you can go through the campaign website which explains how not to fall foul of the first question.



For those of you who do not know the Shaftesbury… Continue

Added by geoff parcell on February 26, 2017 at 19:51 — No Comments

Curry Night

Added by geoff parcell on October 31, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Rural broadband 'by request only'

Do we need to get together and request faster broadband connections?

FASTER broadband connections will not be automatically rolled out to isolated rural areas, the government has confirmed.  Instead, rural homes and businesses will have to request connections – a process which could involve a four-year wait.

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Added by geoff parcell on May 23, 2016 at 11:16 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Flower and Produce Show

Its on 6 August 2016.

You will find the show schedule and entry form here http://penselwood.ning.com/page/show

Added by geoff parcell on May 18, 2016 at 13:15 — No Comments

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