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Since founding almost four decades ago, Radio Cabs have established a solid reputation as the Yeovil Taxi Firm you can rely on.

We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and strive to get you to your location as quickly as possible.

In addition to offering local Taxi services we offer great value airport transfers.

Our fleet includes a 16 seat mini bus, as well as 4, 6, 7 and 8 seater taxis for larger groups who wish to travel together.

We also have 14 wheelchair accessible cabs for hire to assist those with mobility issues.


Creative Legal Consultancy are your local solution for business related legal issues and are an alternative to costly legal firms.

We can handle litigation on your behalf and HR issues in a pragmatic way. We can be your in-house lawyer at a fraction of the cost.

Paul Randell, Creative Legal Consultancy, Lychett House, 13 Freeland Park, Wareham Road, Lychett Matravers, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6FA

Telephone: 01935 891918 Email: paulr@creativelegalconsultancy.co.uk (click here)

J.W. Holt Plumbing and Heating

J W Holt Plumbing & Heating is a locally based plumbing and heating firm

covering smaller tasks such as a dripping tap to complete bathroom, heating and oil tank installations, boiler servicing, etc.

Free estimates.

Telephone: Office: 07984 073185 or 01935 89100

Other CorscombeFest sponsors:

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The Winyards Gap Inn is a traditional English pub restaurant, with local produce, fine wines, guest ciders and real ales.

Perfect for a family celebration, light lunch or a romantic evening meal

THE WINYARDS GAP INN, Chedington, Beaminster, DT8 3HY

Telephone: 01935 891244 Email: Enquiries@winyardsgap.com


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PJ Howard Fencing and Landscaping was established in Surrey 25 years ago and relocated to the West of Dorset in 2006

It offers top quality workmanship at competitive prices around the West Dorset area, Contact paul Howard for advice, quotes and design ideas on a project of any shape or size

April Cottage, 6 Pine Close, Corscombe, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 OPF

Telephone: Mobile: 07774 272690 Email:pjhlandscapes@hotmail.com Website:http://pjhlandscapes.vpweb.co.uk/


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JN Fell are a local firm that provides all your building services

Plastering and Rendering - Kitchen and Bathroom installation - Carpentry and Roofing - Interior and exterior decorating, flooring & tiling - maintenance - renovations - general building work.

Email:enquiries@jnfell.co.uk
Telephone: 07533 904868


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Whether you are buying, selling or letting, speak to Mayfair Town & Country.

Website: www.mayfairproperties.netTel: Beaminster Office 01308 862606


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G.R Sweeps is run by husband and wife team, Graham and Bridget. Fully trained and professional in all aspects of sweeping, and members of the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps

Using traditional brush and HEPA filtered vac as well as state of the art sweeping technology depending on what your chimney requires

Free, friendly advice, and a reliable, quality service

We want you to ask us back year after year so we treat you exactly as we would wish to be treated ourselves.

1 Park View Cottages, Seavington, TA19 0QE

Telephone: 01460 241440 or 07799 866102
Email:info@grsweeps.co.uk
Website:http://www.grsweeps.co.uk/


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We provide legal advice and services to business and private clients throughout the South West, nationally and internationally

Our lawyers are highly experienced in their respective fields and remain personally involved at every stage

With offices in Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis clients can meet any of the team at any of the offices or if preferred meetings can take place at your local home or business premises.

Kitson & Trotman Solicitors, The Champions, Hogshill Street, Beaminster DT8 3AN

Telephone: 01308 862313 or 01308 427436
Email:r.king@ktlaw.co.uk
Website:www.kitsonandtrotman.co.uk


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Darch Oil are suppliers of Domestic, Agricultural, Industrial & Automotive Fuels & Lubricants

Mini tanker for restricted access deliveries
Free quotes given for oil tank installations
Machine oils & lubricants supplied

Pen Mill Trading Estate, Yeovil, BA21 5HA

Telephone: 01935 473302


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John Stark & Crickmay Partnership

The John Stark & Crickmay Partnership (JSCP) was founded in 1999 and are your local architects practice providing a highly professional and friendly service to guide you through your construction project.

Telephone:01305 262636
Email:jscp@johnstark.co.uk
Website:www.jscp.co.uk


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Symonds & Sampson Estate Agents

Symonds & Sampson has the most experienced sales team in the Beaminster area and have together well over 100 years estate agency knowledge

Unlike many of our competitors all of our properties are featured on Rightmove, Zoopla and Prime Location and we can conduct viewings seven days a week

Why not call us now on 01308 863100 for your free valuation.

Symonds & Sampson, 36 Hogshill Street, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3AA

Telephone: 01308 863100
Website:http://www.symondsandsampson.co.uk/


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Bryan Paulley Oil Tank Installation

Bryan Paulley has been in the plumbing & heating industry for over 30 years

Bryan G Paulley Ltd is a member of OFTEC & a registered waste oil carrier

We offer oil tank supply, oil tank installation, de-commissioning, removal, 24 hour emergency for leaking tanks

BRYAN G PAULLEY LTD., Hallets Farm, DT10 2SN

Telephone: 01963 363870 Emergency 07836 502683
Email: office@bgp-oiltanks.co.uk
Website: www.bgp-oiltanks.co.uk


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A J Wakely are a local independent funeral directors with chapels of rest in Beaminster, Bridport, Crewkerne and Yeovil providing a 24 hour service

A J Wakely & Sons, 7 North Street, Beaminster, DT8 3DZ

Telephone: 01308 862358
Website:www.ajwakely.com


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Tron Media Digital Marketing Agency

Tron Media Limited started out in 2007 and has now been a certified Premier Google partner and Bing accredited professional company for eight years

The company has grown into a full service online marketing solution company and is now part of One2One Digital Limited, with offices in London, Brighton and Chicago

We provide comprehensive digital solutions for SMEs, including website design, SEO, PPC, email marketing, and social media marketing

Website: www.tronmedia.co.uk
Email: info@tronmedia.co.uk
Tel: 0203 006 688


 

Corscombe Fete and Fest Sponsors

June 2018:

The column to the left of this one lists all the companies that supported us. If you are looking for goods or services, why not check the list for a supplier that supports our local community

Places to go / people to meet

Visit he resources page by clicking here or by using hte links on the left


Check opening times of Halstock Shop - click here


Corscombe Roll of Honour - Updated November 2018

Bryan Harvey has produced an excellent document that gives detailed information regarding those from Corscombe killed in action in the First World War

Go to the History page to downoad the docuemnt, or click this link


Corscombe Businesses

Visit the Businesses page to view businesses operating from in and around Corscombe

The latest business added is a legal consultancy run by Paul Rendell. Use the navigation bar on the left or Click this link to go to the Businesses Page


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Calendar of Events

Friday
23 November
Rubbish and food waste collection
Corscombe   
Friday
23 November
COGS oil order day
Christmas Deadline for oil orders
Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email to the new email address - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Sunday
25 November
Evening Prayer
St Marys and St Juthware Church Hastock 6pm 
Sunday
25 November
Messy Church
In the village hall?
Designed for the whole family

Sheekagh Rennie (01935 83003) for details
Maiden Newton 3pm 
to 5pm
Sunday
25 November
Breakfast Church




Every fourth Sunday

Come and share croissants, bacon rolls, good coffee, and explore the Christian faith in an easy, relaxed style of worship that is ideal for the family

Part of the Melbury Team Ministry

Halstock Village Hall 9.30am 
Monday
26 November
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Halstock Village Hall 7.30pm 
Tuesday
27 November
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Thursday
29 November
Impact Ladies Lunch

Speaker - Sue Frampton - Yemen: the worst place to be a woman

Sue has lived in Yemen herself, has a passion for the country, and will be telling us about her time there and the current situation

An informal lunch - explore with our speaker the Impact their Christian Faith had on their lives

Suggested donation: £5

If you would like to attend please contact:
sheelagh Rennie 01935 83003 - email sheelaghrennie@gmail.com
Celia Tomkins 01935 891083 - email celiatomkins@gmail.com

Halstock Village Hall 12.30pm 
Friday
30 November
Recycling and food waste collection
Corscombe   
Saturday
1 December

Big Breakfast


A Full English Breakfast (you can select what you want) is still only £6 for adults and £3 for children

Supporting the village hall – hope to see you there
Corsocmbe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Saturday
1 December

Christmas Market


The Village Hall committee invite you to the

The Big Breakfast And Mini Christmas Market



Breakfast - adults £6, children £3

We are inviting local craftspeople to have stalls so you can do your Christmas shopping while you are there

Stallholders – there is no charge but if you have a good day we would be pleased to receive a donation. To book a stall please contact Rosemary on 891415
Corscombe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Friday
7 December
Rubbish and food waste collection
Corscombe   
Friday
7 December

OUR RIGHTS OF WAY


Footpaths, Bridleways and Green Lanes
In
Corscombe / Halstock
East Chelborough / West Chelborough

A follow-up to the informative talk given by the West Dorset County Ranger - when he came in October

How can we improve access to our local rights of way and help more people enjoy them?

How do we do that while protecting landowners’
stock and crops?

This is a chance to bring your ideas (and grumbles) and help find ways to promote a happier countryside for all.

Contacts: Freda 891448 Diana 891076 - for the Parish Council, the Friends of Common Lane and local walking groups.

Notes related to the meeting of 19th October can be seen on the News Page of the Corscombe website - https://www.Corscombe.org/News - dated 8 November 2018

Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
Saturday
8 December
Halstock Village Cinema

ON CHESIL BEACH (15)


For full details of all films look under Halstock Village pages

Tickets £6 from Halstock Shop or on the door.
Join your friends at 7.00 for 7.30 each month
at HALSTOCK VILLAGE CINEMA

Halstock Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm 
Tuesday
11 December
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Tuesday
11 December

Christmas Lunch


The Tuesday Club Christmas Lunch will take place this year at Bridport Golf Club

We are currently unaware of pricing or menu but those who came last year will be forwarded the details once they become available.

Contact Jenny Thorne to book a place -

Jenny Thorne 891847

Bridport Golf Club, Burton Road, Bridport DT6 4PS 12.30 pm for 1.0 pm 
Friday
14 December
Recycling and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Saturday
15 December

Christmas pop-up Restaurant


The next in our series of pop up restaurants will be the Pop Up Christmas Restaurant

3 course plus coffee/tea, mints and crackers

£19 per head

Main course choice of turkey, salmon, or veggie option

Come and enjoy good food and good company
Licensed bar

Corscombe Village Hall 7 for 7.30pm 
Sunday
16 December
Carols by Candlelight
Mulled wine and mince pies afterwards
St Mary's Church Corscombe 5pm 
Wednesday
19 December
Carol Singing
The Fox Inn 6.30pm 
Friday
21 December
Rubbish and Food Collection
Corscombe   
Monday
24 December
Crib Service
Corscombe Court 4.30pm 
Monday
24 December
Midnight Communion
St Mary's Church Corscombe 11.30pm 
Tuesday
25 December
Family Communion
St Mary's Church Corscombe 10.30am 
Friday
28 December
No waste collection
Corscombe   
Monday
31 December
Recycling and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Monday
31 December

New Year's Eve Party


Live Music and Barn Dancing

Free Entry (but there will be a raffle)

Bring your own drink and Food to Share

Hosted by Babylon Morris
More information from Rosemary (01935 8891415) or Andrea (01460 271208)

Corscombe Village Hall 9pm 
to Late
Friday
4 January
No waste collection
Corscombe   
Friday
4 January
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
5 January

Big Breakfast


A Full English Breakfast (you can select what you want) is still only £6 for adults and £3 for children

Supporting the village hall – hope to see you there
Corscombe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Monday
7 January
Rubbish and Food Collection
Corscombe   
Tuesday
8 January
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Tuesday
8 January

Tuesday Club Annual General Meeting 2019


This is when the current Committee, who have been working hard behind the scenes, will introduce the Programme of visits and speakers they have put together for the coming year.

A new Committee will be elected, and anyone interested in standing will be most welcome.

Membership of the Club is only £10 for the year. Members pay less than non members for most events so the annual fee is good value. We would encourage people to join as this enables the Club to book a wider variety of speakers and visits.

Newcomers to Corscombe and surrounding villages - please come along to see what we’re all about!!

Chris Watson

Corscombe Village Hall 2.30pm 
Sunday
20 January
Melbury Men's Breakfast
Speaker will be Daniel Ingles
George Albert Hotel on Warden Hill (A37) 8.30qm 
to 9.45am
Sunday
20 January
Melbury Men's Breakfast
Daniel Ingles

TBA
George Albert Hotel, Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Sunday
27 January
Brekfast Church




Every fourth Sunday

Come and share croissants, bacon rolls, good coffee, and explore the Christian faith in an easy, relaxed style of worship that is ideal for the family

Part of the Melbury Team Ministry

Halstock Village Hall 9.30am 
Monday
28 January
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Corscombe Village Hall   
Saturday
2 February

Big Breakfast


A Full English Breakfast (you can select what you want) is still only £6 for adults and £3 for children

Supporting the village hall – hope to see you there
Corsocmbe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Friday
8 February
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
9 February
Chinese New Year Restaurant
TBA
Times shown may not be correct - is usually an evening event
Corscombe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Friday
1 March
Arts Reach Performance
Production entitled

Holy Moly and the Crackers



Details to follow
Halstock Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm start 
Saturday
2 March

Big Breakfast


A Full English Breakfast (you can select what you want) is still only £6 for adults and £3 for children

Supporting the village hall – hope to see you there
Corsocmbe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Friday
15 March
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
16 March
Melbury Men's Breakfast
John Simmons

TBA
George Albert Hotel, Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Saturday
16 March
Fete de la Soupe
Provisional date
It was fabulous in 2017 - we aim to make it better in 2018 because of your support!
Corscombe Village Hall 4pm 
to 8pm
Saturday
16 March
Melbury Men's Breakfast
Speaker will be John Simmons
George Albert Hotel on Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Thursday
21 March
Friends of Corscombe and Halstock Community First Responders
AGM followed by an excellent cheese and wine supper

Why not come along and help shape what we do
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
to 9.30pm
Monday
25 March
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Halstock Village Hall 7.30pm 
Saturday
6 April

Big Breakfast

Last one of the season!


A Full English Breakfast (you can select what you want) is still only £6 for adults and £3 for children

Supporting the village hall – hope to see you there
Corsocmbe Village Hall 9am 
to 11am
Friday
26 April
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Monday
13 May
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Annual Meeting
Corscombe Village Hall 7.30pm 
Saturday
18 May
Melbury Men's Breakfast
Gareth Bolton

TBA
George Albert Hotel, Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Tuesday
28 May
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Halstock Village Hall 7.30pm 
Friday
7 June
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Saturday
8 June
Corscombe Fest
Keep the date free for this splendid village event!
Court Farm Corscombe, the home of John and Venitia Peake 1pm 
to 8pm
Sunday
14 July
Cattistock Fete
TBA
Cattistock   
Friday
30 August
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Friday
11 October
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Friday
22 November
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
 


 

 

Seedlings
A structured playgroup for young children

Meets for 10-week sessions various times of the year

Run by Rachelle who is a play practitioner

Call 01935 891661 for details

South Perrott short Mat Bowls Club
Every Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon - in South Perrott village hall

Everyone welcome

For more information call Jane Allen on 01935 891684

Savill Hall Cattistock Activities
Every Monday - Badminton

Every Friday - Table Tennis

Everyone welcome

Stay strong stay healthy
Rebuid muscle strength, improve your balance, reduce your risk of falls

Stay confident and maintain your independence

Tuesdays - walking for health - 12 noon - from Pound Piece Surgery, Maiden Newton

Once a month from Cattistock Tea Rooms

Everyone welcome

Contact Scheme Coordinator for more information - Barbara Evans - telephone 07810 153012 - barbara_evans@hotmail.co.uk

Cattistcok Short Mat Bowls Club
Every Wednesday, 7.30pm, at Savill Hall Cattistcock

Everyone welcome

For more information call Neil Bowerman (01300 321 163) / Mary Duff (01300 320 224) / Pauline Purdy (01300 320 233)

A variety of cakes served with coffee or tea in Melbury Osmond Village Hall
Every First Thursday of the month

Everyone welcome

9.30am to 12 noon

Boules
Every Tuesday on Melbury Osmond Rec at 4pm - weather permitting

Everyone welcome

Zen Yoga
Tuesday Evenings 6pm to 7pm

Evershot - contact Lin on 0788 494 7886 for details

Halstock Second Friday of the Month
The Fox Inn Corscombe - 6pm to 8pm

A number of villagers feel it would be a great idea to gather at The Fox in Corscombe on teh second Friday of the month in order for the Vilage to meet up and get to know each other better.

This is open to everyone who lives in the village, male or female, as long as they are over 18

One rule: everyone to buy their own drinks. We do not want people getting involved in huge 'rounds'

You do not have to spend the whole two hours at the pub - just come and go as you please. Also, you can have supper there afterwards

We can use the bar on the left of the entrance as usually quiet

Contact John Bright, Russell House, for more information

Royal British Legion: Halstock and District Branch
Meets on the second Tuesday of the month, 7.30ppm

Meeting place determined on a monthly basis - call Peter Brinck on 01935 891822 for details

Hilfield Monthly Clubs

Monthly Craft Days

10am to 4pm monthly - no need to book, simply come along

Monthly Lunch Club

12 noon to 2.30pm monthly - numbers are limited so please book in advance (and let us know of any food allergies)
If interested, call Suzi on 01300 341741 (leave a message if I am not available and I will get back to you)

From Yeovil: Take A37 Yeovil to Dorchester road. After approximately 8 miles turn left at Wardon Hill (Signposted Batcombe, Minterne Magna). At the T Junction turn right. Travel approximately 2.5 miles take second turn on the left. The Friary is at the bottom of the lane.

From Dorchester: Take the A 37 Dorchester to Yeovil Road After approximately 9 miles at Wardon Hill turn right (signposted Batcombe, Minterne Magna). At the T junction turn right. Travel approximately 2.5 miles take the second turn on the left. The Friary is at the bottom of the lane.

Click here to download a leaflet

The leaflet refers to 2017 - it would be wise to telephone before attending, to ensure activities are running.

Supporteas - Supporting you in your grief

First Monday of the month

Community Room, The Fire Station, Bull Lane, Maiden Newton 2pm to 4pm

Come and join Nicky Butler and others

In a comfortable environment over tea, coffee and cakes, you will have an opportunity to talk, to be supported, and to be with others who are also experiencing grief and loss

There is no charge, it will be completely confidential, and all are welcome.

If you would like to have more information please contact Nicky Butler on 01300 320 671 or email nicolabutler48@yahoo.com

Midweek Holy Communion
Celebrated as usual in the Community Room behind the Halstock Shop on the second Wednesday of the month, at 11am - with an opportunity to stay and chat afterwards over a cup of tea/coffee.

If you would like to come but getting there is a problem, please call Liz or Tony on 891898. Or if you or someone you know is housebound and would like to take Communion at home please let us know in advance and every effort will be made to arrange this

For more information contact Liz or Tony (891898) - the second Wednesday rule may vary

Breakfast Church
If you’re wondering, ‘What is Breakfast Church?’ well, let’s call it a new way of doing church. A relaxed new event in Halstock Village Hall that just might have answers to some of life’s questions

So come and share croissants, bacon rolls and good coffee, plus some songs and a talk, and we’ll search for answers as we travel through life together

It takes place on the 4th Sunday of the month in Halstock Village Hall, starting at 9.30am

Church - but not as we know it!

For more information contact Paul rendell paulrendell@me.com

St Mary's Church Bell Ringer
We are always looking for new members so why not give it a try!

For more information contact Charles Gaskell on 01935 891127 / email henrylovegrove@btinternet.com

300 Club
The 300 Club runs for Corscombe residents. Each member pays a monthly (or annual) fee - then 50% of the funds raised are distributed as prize money through a monthly draw. The remaining 50% goes to support the village hall.

Results of the draw are published in The Chimes and on tis website (on the News page)

This is a great way of supporting your local community!

For more information contact Henry Lovegrove on 01935 891415 / email henrylovegrove@btinternet.com

Melbury Team Choir
Meets on the first and third Friday of each month
6.30pm to 7.30pm at Saint Mary's Church, Maiden Newton
Attendance / membership of the choir is free and no audition is required.
We sing at a few of the major church festivals (e.g. Easter, Christmas), occasional team services and at weddings on request, but there is no obligation to attend any of these events if you are not able to.

We will be singing for the most part sacred music from printed scores, but do please feel free to come along even if you have only limited music reading ability.

Please do come along and give it a try!!
It is really a very small time commitment and a lot of fun!

For more information and rehearsal dates please contact Jen Muggleton on 01300 32147 / email jmm@isvr.soton.ac.ukor John Perris on 01935 891515 / email john.perris1@btinternet.com

Weekly Yoga Classes
Starting on Thursday 8th September 2016 Esther Benwell from Crewkerne will be holding weekly yoga classes in Halstock village hall.
Classes start at 7.30 pm until 9.00pm.
If you are interested or want more information please get in touch with me or just come along on 8th. Also please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested
Conact Deborah Childs - 01935 891744 - Email: mrcgchilds@btinternet.com

Exercise with Phoenix Phsique
Wednesdays in Haltsock Village Hall

Ladies: 7pm to 8pm

Men: 8.15pm - 9.15pm

Halstock and District Gardening Club
Meets monthly - ask in the shop for details
Details will be placed here once known

Halstock Football Club
The team is meeting and playing matches.

When more details emerge they will be placed here (ask in the shop for details)

Shed Talk
Sharing food ...... talking together ..... learning Jesus

Shed Talk is a group of men who meet weekly on
Wednesdays at 7.15pm at the Fox Inn, Corscombe.

We discuss various issues of the day over a pint and a light meal. The topics are varied and range from male characters in the bible to current issues, such as the problems faced with re-housing the influx of migrants. There is no fixed agenda and any item is up for discussion.

Whether you are a regular church- goer, or just on the fringe or merely interested, you are more than welcome to come along and join us. If you would like more information or to book a place, contact Andrew Tomkins - 01935 891083

In part the name dervies from a radio programme. ShedTalk is a series of devotional thoughts and discussion programmes by men for men. Hosted by Carl Beech and friends, their aim is to help men get to know Jesus better and bring their friends to faith. Sunday at 9pm on Premier Christian Radio.

(Carl is an Elim minister and heads up Christian Vision for Men (CVM), a movementfocussed on evangelising to men)

Click the link:

http://www.premierchristianradio.com/shows/sunday/shedtalk

Corscombe's No 2 Book Club
A new book club (as of 30 April 2016) is being set up by Sarah Cooke as the existing group is over-subscribed. If you would like to know more, contact Sara Cooke on 01935 892399 / 07710 506785, or email by clicking here. Or visit the club's facebook page called Corscombe Book Club

Melbury Messy Church
Second Sunday of the month 3pm - 5pm - venue changes for each session
Making Sunday afternoons fun! A new way of doing church for all the family, involving craft activities, songs, story telling, family friendly worship all themed around a Bible story and followed by a yummy tea.

For more information: messyelbury@aol.co.uk
Contacts:
sheelaghrennie@gmail.com 01935 83003
justine.hart@mac.com 01935 83150
kimvsibley@gmail.com 01300 321306
Website: Click here
Facebook: Messy Church Melbury

Halstock WI (Womens' Institute)
Meets on the 4th Monday of the month
All meetings start at 2.30pm in the winter months and Halstock W.I. welcomes any ladies who would like to come along

Badminton in Halstock Village Hall
At 7pm on most Tuesdays a small group of people gather at the Hall to play badminton. The skill level ranges from learner to pretty good so if you have never played, why not come along and give it a try, don’t worry if you don’t have a racket as we have spares. There is also a wide range of ages from 10 to nearly 80 so as you can see everybody would be welcome. Peter Brinck 01935 891822

Paper Loading at Corscombe Village Hall
At 8.30am on the second Saturday of every odd month, intrepid Corscombe residents gather in the car park to transfer paper from the paper shed to a steel container - all done to raise money for the village hall. With half a dozen helpers, it takes less than 30 minutes - and is good gentle excercise. Why not come along and help?!

Community Swim at Stickland's School
FOSSA (Friends of Stickland's School Association) are delighted to announce the following openening times:
Fridays 3pm to 4.30pm
Saturdays 3pm to 4.30pm
Occasional Extra sessions in good weather £1 per child / swimmer
All children need to be accompanied (at the pool side or in the water if appropriate)
Opening times may vary - contact the school - Tel 01935 83287 for details See our Facebook page for details at www.facebook.com/FossaPTA or contact Shelley Emm on 0783 5902 745

Halstock Reading Group welcomes new members.
If you enjoy reading books and meeting up with like minded people why not come and join us. We meet once a month in each others’ houses to discuss the book that we have all just read, courtesy of Beaminster Library, enjoy a glass of wine and have a good chat.
For more information contact Letitia (Tish) Costello on 01935 891441 / 07979 204 087 or email letitia.costello@btinternet.com

Weekly Bus Times
To receive particulars from 'Nordcat' ring 01258 472164. You will have to fill in a registration form; there are some in the Information Exchange (The red Telephone Kiosk). You need to book your seat by ringing the above number on a Thursday before 4pm and ask what time to expect the bus. The bus comes to your address, always on a Friday, but timing may vary. The return times from Tesco's also may vary, but you should be informed about the expected time of pickup.

This company is partly assisted by charity. You can use your bus pass, but will have to pay full fare if you have not got one. The cost to register is £5 per year. No other costs involved, but it would help the bus to continue running if you put at least £1 in the box on the bus, this is optional.

There is also a bus to Dorchester Market on a Wednesday, so you would have to book before 4pm on a Tuesday.

Tea/Coffee and Cakes are served in the Halstock Community Room every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 11.30am. Please come along and support and meet friends

Sequence Dancing Classes are held at Halstock Village Hall on the first Monday of every month, 8pm to 10.20pm. All welcome and enquiries to Richard (Dick) and Heather Haines 01935 426371 - Cancelled due to fall in membership - telephone for up to date information

Bridge Nights are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7.30pm in Halstock Community Room. Enquiries 01935 891249

Pot Luck Lunches
Held every Wednesday in Halstock Village Hall
Contact details not known currently - visit Halstock Village Hall on a Wednesday lunchtime to find out more
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Line Dancing
Classes held every Monday afternoon (term term) in Corscombe Village Hall
Contact Daphne Davis for details - 891647

Maiden Newton Art Group
Meets every Wednesday in Maiden Newton Village Hall, 2pm to 4.30pm. All standards from beginner upwards
Details from Jane on 01300 321405 or from Lesley on 891015

Babylon Morris side
Meets occasional Wednesday evenings in Corscombe Village Hall, 8pm. All welcome.
Visit teh website below to find out more
Website www.babylon.org.uk

Indoor short mat bowls
Meets every Friday in Halstock Village Hall, 2.30pm.
Why not come along to find out more.
Contact Peter Brinck for details - 01935 891822

Corscombe Book Club
A vibrant group that meets regularly
Call Paula (01935 892461) for more details

South Perrott Short Mat Bowls club
Have you just moved into the area? Would you be interested in taking up a relaxing gamne with a very sociable club?
Even if you have no experience we would have you bowling within hours.
We meet (September to May) on Monday evenings (7.30pm to 9.45pm) and Tuesday afternoons (2pm to 4.45pm) in the South Perrott Village Hall
More infrmation from Peter Hinton (891292), Bob Buckland (891404) or Jane Allen (Corscombe - 891684)

Corscombe and Halstock Youth Club 8-17 years
Corscombe Village Hall Friday 7pm - 9pm
Activities include badminton, team sports, nerf wars, guest activities and events. Trips include kayaking and theatre
£1 members and £2 non-members per session
Membership £12 per year
Enquiries to halstockyouthclub2012@gmail.com

Halstock Botanical Art Group
Halstock Village Community Room, Wednesday mornings from 9am

Halstock Art Group
Halstock Village Community room, Friday evenings from 6pm

The Parish Walks Group
For all parishes in The Chimes area.
This is an open walking group; anyone may come along but each person takes responsibility for her/himself.
All the dates for 2011 or on this page, and details of each walk appear one month before in The Chimes. Dogs are allowed (on leads). Walks start at 10.15am for 10.30am (to allow for lunch orders) and walks generally end with a pub lunch. Lengths vary from walk to walk and also long/short options are generally available for each walk.
Contact Margaruite Pring for details (01935 872 485)

St Mary's Church, Corscombe - open for prayer
Monday's at 9.30am and Fridays 6pm to 8pm
All welcome.

Silence in Corscombe
The last Monday of each month (apart from August when there is no meeting)
Takes place at Gatcombe, the home of Helen and John Perris, and starts at 5pm.
All welcome

Halstock Book Club
Calling all bookworms
The book group meets monthly at members’ houses to discuss the “book of the month”.
Discussions aided by a glass of wine or two!
Books have included latest best sellers as well as prize winners.
New members are welcome, so if you love reading come and join us.
Contacts for details: 891744; 891449.

Community Singing
St Mary's Church, Halstock
10am to 11.30am

Community singing sessions every Tuesday morning . All welcome, no singing experience necessary, just a sense of humour. Wide variety of songs. £1 per session Tel Hazel for more information 891113

Corscombe & Halstock Community First Responders
We provide emergency medical support to cover the gap between calling 999 and an ambulance arriving. We work with the South West Ambulance Service Trust. We are a team of volunteers trained by the ambulance service.

We meet the first Thurday of each month for training - at 7.30pm in Corscombe Village Hall.
Why not come along to find out more - we are always looking for volunteers to join our strong team
Call Chris 01935 891015 or Dick on 01935 891847 to find out more.

Children's Actiities
Corscombe Village Hall
Wednesday Mornings - mother and toddler group - themed series of events learning about chosen topics
Monday 10am to 2pm and Tuesdays 10am to 2pm - Mother and toddler craft activities, with an outdoor programme in the summer months

Sunday Club
Generally the 4th Sunday of the month in St Mary's Church Halstock
Activities, stories and songs based on the Bible. Everyone (from anywhere in the Team) welcome. Current ages range from 1 to 7(ish), but if older children wish to join in, it would be great to have their help.
Call Liz on 891898 for more information

Zumba
Wednesday evenings 7.30pm at Halstock Village Hall - all welcome

Kettlebell
Tuesday evenings at Halstock Village Hall - 6.30pm

Meet our Local Police Community Support Officer
Sarah runs a session on the last Tuesday of the month, in The Maiden Newton Coffee Shop.
Come along to raise any issues or to find out more about what she does. Telephone 01305 226815 / 07500 816292

Classic Cars at The Fox
Every second Thursday evening of the month, classic cars meet at The Fox.
Worth a look in and a pint or a meal!

Corscombe Walking Group
A group of Corscombe Ladies do a weekly Corscombe & Surroundings walk. The group meets at 9.30am on Thursday mornings (weather and availability permitting), for a very enjoyable two or three hour walk. If you would like to join then please call Daphne on 891647

Knit and Natter - now called Craft and Chat
Craft and Chat sessions are now held every Thursday, an informal get together that will keep you up-to-date with village news and will help you finally complete that half finished craft project
2.30pm to 4,30pm every Thursday Enquire at Halstock Village Shop for details

Community Speedwatch
A team of volunteers that measures vehicle speeds through the villages of Corscombe and Halstock. They work in teams of three and are easily spotted in their yellow jackets. More volunteers welcome. Contact Stuart Turner for Corscombe (891765) or Tony Hill for Halstcok (892485)

Friends of Common Lane
Common Lane runs from Halstock to Corscombe and is a popular walkway and bridal path. A group of local volunteers work to improve and maintain the lane so all may enjoy it. If you would like to help or would lke to support by becoming a 'friend' please contact Freda Hennessy on 01935 891448