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Added by geoff parcell on August 5, 2022 at 8:10 — No Comments
There will be no Black Bin Café this Friday, 5th August, as the hall will be busy setting up for Fete Teas on Saturday.
The next Black Bin Café will be on 19th August.
Added by Jenny Steadman on July 31, 2022 at 14:24 — No Comments
The Flower & Produce Show returns to the Fete this year after a two year gap. Please enter as much as you can to help us get it back up and running bigger and brighter than ever.
Open to residents and their families and if you need further schedules or entry forms just call Ian Steadman on 01747 841041.
Added by ian steadman on July 30, 2022 at 16:25 — No Comments
After the theft of our mower I’m perhaps being more vigilant and this morning while out walking very early I noticed a few gates that are normally closed were open. It made me wonder if someone has been on the prowl.
Do check your security and cast your eyes around to see if you’ve left anything that’s easy pickings on view.
Added by Helen on July 13, 2022 at 15:04 — No Comments
Added by Helen on July 3, 2022 at 12:46 — No Comments
6am starts for crews as temperatures soar
Recycling and rubbish collections will start an hour earlier for the rest of this week in response to rising temperatures.
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking residents to make sure their waste is ready for collection from 6am putting it out the night before if needed.
Waste collection is hard, physical work and early starts help limit the time crews spend working in the hottest part of the day.
The early starts may…Continue
Added by ian steadman on June 15, 2022 at 10:31 — No Comments
Information only by the time I discovered this.
Local (6 digit) calls are successful, outgoing National (commencing 0) and incoming from outside of Bourton fail.
Fix due evening 13/06/22.
Back issues of the Pen Paper are available under the Services tab at the top of the page
Added by Admin on June 12, 2022 at 11:46 — No Comments
To see so many people enjoying the special occasion for the Queen made the work on the bonfire worthwhile.
Added by Admin on June 12, 2022 at 11:30 — No Comments
Added by Admin on June 5, 2022 at 10:30 — No Comments
The Friday waste collection has been shifted to Monday 6th June due to Jubilee holidays.
Added by Admin on June 1, 2022 at 17:49 — No Comments
Added by Alanna Loder-Symonds on May 29, 2022 at 21:59 — No Comments
Added by Alanna Loder-Symonds on May 29, 2022 at 10:31 — No Comments
A meeting was held in the village hall for those interested in helping Ukrainian refugees. Several people were prepared to host refugees either for 6 months or more or for a couple of weeks holiday to give long term hosts a break.
It was recognised that the village without public transport or other amenities was not the obvious place for refugees to be placed and that it would be better if there was more than one family at a time so that they had the company of people speaking the…Continue
Added by Admin on April 8, 2022 at 9:28 — No Comments
There will be a meeting in the Village Hall on Tuesday 12th April at 7.30pm to plan growing surplus Fruit and Veg for local residents, Foodbanks and any refugees who might be hosted in the Village. All welcome. Further details from Fiona MacKenzie, firstname.lastname@example.org…Continue
Added by Fiona MacKenzie on April 7, 2022 at 10:15 — No Comments
BT has plans to remove copper wire fed landlines and replace them with fibre optic cables and digital phones by 2025. In the recent storms some people were unable to call 999 and health alarms and burglar alarms would not function. They have delayed the roll-out while they resolve these issues. Check with BT if you have concerns.…Continue
Added by Admin on March 30, 2022 at 10:11 — No Comments
A meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 31 March to share information about possible routes for helping refugees, identify further information needed and see what the village could do collectively. Everyone with an…Continue
Added by Admin on March 23, 2022 at 16:30 — No Comments