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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 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

Corscombe Fest 2019:

Corscombe Fest takes place on Saturday 8th June - 12 noon to 8 pm

With a great line-up of events for the whole family. it promises to be a wonderful day
With musical entertainnment throughout the event, with two live bands in the mix, it will be a day to remember!

All day bar, and traditional Fest stalls and lovely food,why not make a day of it for the whole family.

The column to the left of this one lists all the companies that supported us in 2018. If you are looking for goods or services, why not check the list for a supplier that supports our local community


Corscombe June Chimes entry

9 May 2019

The Corscombe entry for the June edition of The Chimes is now on the News page - dated 9 May

Click the link on the new pase 9th May to read the copy early


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Calendar of Events

Friday
24 May
Rubbish and Food Collection
Corscombe   
Sunday
26 May
Breakfast Church


in Halstock Village Hall
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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
Church - but not as we know it!

Halstock Village Hall 9.30am 
Tuesday
28 May
Parish Council Meeting
Halstock Village Hall   
Tuesday
28 May
Corscombe, Halstock and District Parish Council Meeting
Halstock Village Hall 7.30pm 
Tuesday
28 May
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Thursday
30 May
Evening Prayer
Frome St Quintin 7.30pm 
Friday
31 May
Recycling and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Tuesday
4 June

Tuesday Club Meeting


Speaker Sally Nex - Journalist and Gardener



An illustrated talk entitled 'Behind the Scenes at Chelsea'

Sally is a well known gardener and journalist who writes regularly for publications such as Gardener's World and The Gardener - and I am sure her talk will be really interesting, showing the other side of Chelsea that we never see.

So spread the word and come and enjoy an excellent speaker. Open to all members and non-members.

Corscombe Village Hall 2.30 pm 
Friday
7 June
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

Telephone 01297 444347 today or Email - cogssmokey@gmail.com in advance
   
Friday
7 June
Art and Craft Exhibition
Maiden Newton Art Group event

Items for sale / refreshments and Raffle . Children's Art Exhibition

Wine and Nibbles
Maiden Newton Village \Hall 6pm 
to 9pm
Friday
7 June
Rubbish and Food Collection
Corscombe   
Saturday
8 June

Corscombe Fest






If you havenít already volunteered to help, it is not too late. Call me on 891311.

As usual volunteers will be manning stalls that rely solely on donations. These include:

  • Teas (cakes and sandwiches required)

  • Plant stall (any unwanted plants in suitable containers will be welcome)

  • Book stall (Books, CDs, DVDs, toys in reasonable to good condition please)

  • Cake stall (freshly baked cakes are always popular)

  • Scarves (you can never have too many of these in the wardrobe)

  • Bric-a-Brac (not sure how thatís spelt but small household and interesting items draw a lot of interest)


Itís worth remembering that nothing is wasted. Food items will be reduced in price near the end of the evening and other items will be either saved for next year or passed to Halstock for their Fete.

If you have anything that you would like to donate then please call me (891311) and Iíll collect anytime. For food item Iíll collect on Friday 7th June or Saturday morning 8th June.

Ray Mottershaw. Phone 891311 / 07747017658 - Email, rasumo@hotmail.co.uk

Please keep the date free and come along with family and friends to this great event



Court Farm Corscombe, the home of John and Venitia Peake 1pm 
to 8pm
Sunday
9 June
Catistock Open Gardens
Tickets £5

(8 June also)
Cattistock 1pm 
to 5pm
Sunday
9 June
Open Gardens
Cattistock   
Tuesday
11 June
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Tuesday
11 June
Coffee Morning

All Corscombe residents are invited - please bring £1 entry and a raffle prize valued at around £1 - proceeds in support of the village hall

Proceeds in support of Village Hall upkeep
6 Yewtree Farm, home of Jane Allen 10.30 am 
to 12 noon
Thursday
13 June
Public Meeting to refresh life-saving skills



INVITATION TO OUR ANNUAL START A HEART EVENT


Refresh your knowledge of how CPR should be done (hands only - no mouth-to-mouth). Also learn how to use the community defibrillators and also where they are stored.

Have a plan about how you will use a neighbour to get the defibrillator whilst starting CPR immediately.

Being confident and having a plan will ensure you are ready to help should a family member or neighbour need your help.

Don't put off attending - someone's life may depend on your ability to act quickly

Corscombe Village Hall 7pm 
Thursday
13 June
Impact Ladies Lunch

Can science explain away God?


Speaker is Jennifer Tweedy (PhD), who is a scientist, a lecturer at Imperial College and has one year old son

Come and have an informal lunch with old and new friends. Explore with our speakers the impact their Christian faith has had in their lives

Suggested donation: £5

sheelagh Rennie 01935 83003 - email sheelaghrennie@gmail.com
Celia Tomkins 01935 891083 - email celiatomkins@gmail.com
Corscombe Village Hall 12.30pm 
Friday
14 June
Recycling and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Friday
14 June
Fete Day
Cattistock   
Saturday
15 June

Churchyard Bash


The band of gardeners who care for St. Mary's Churchyard are in need of some volunteer reinforcements!



Please let us know if you would like to join our Group and help keep our Churchyard so it continues to provide a welcome to both visitors and residents alike.


Please note that we shall be holding a couple of Churchyard Bashes - one today and then again next Saturday. Please make a note of these dates - more information and details will appear in next month's Chimes.

Contacts:
Charles Gaskell (Tel 891127) - Churchyard Co-ordinator
Andrew Tomkins (Tel 891083 ) - Churchwarden
St Mary's Church Corscombe tba 
Sunday
16 June
OPen Garden
Broomhill Rampisham 2 pm 
to 5 pm
Monday
17 June
Halstock and District GArdening Club
Trip / visit

TBA
Kingston Lacey   
Tuesday
18 June
Ivy Club

Bournemouth

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
   
Friday
21 June
Rubbish and Food Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Saturday
22 June
Halstock Village Cinema

The Keeper

The true story of the German POW, who overcame prejudice, public hostility to become one of England's greatest goal-keepers.
A story of forgiveness and reconciliation

Tickets £6 from Halstock Shop or on the door
Halstock Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm 
Saturday
22 June

Churchyard Bash


The band of gardeners who care for St. Mary's Churchyard are in need of some volunteer reinforcements!

Please let us know if you would like to join our Group and help keep our Churchyard so it continues to provide a welcome to both visitors and residents alike.

Please make a note of this date - more information and details will appear in next month's Chimes.

Contacts:
Charles Gaskell (Tel 891127) - Churchyard Co-ordinator
Andrew Tomkins (Tel 891083 ) - Churchwarden
St Mary's Church Corscombe tba 
Saturday
22 June
Pop Up Asian Fusion Restaurant

Varied three course meal
from £12 to £17
Come and enjoy good food good company and a bar

Tickets in advance from
Rosemary Lovegrove 01935 891415 (rosemary.lovegr@btinternet.com)

There are limited numbers so avoid disappointment and reserve your ticket !


proceeds towards Village Hall up keep

Corscombe Village Hall 7 for 7.30 pm 
Tuesday
25 June
Garden Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Friday
28 June
Recycling and Food Waste
Corscombe   
Saturday
29 June

Hedgehogs in Corscombe


Talk and slideshow by Dorset Mammal Group

Come and find out how to make your garden and our village more hedgehog friendly

Hedgehogs are in serious decline and need our help. By working together and making small changes to our gardens and local area, we can help save this much-loved garden visitor.
Help transform our village into a more hedgehog friendly place.

Free admission and refreshments


See the News page dated 9 May for more details
Corscombe Village Hall 10am for 10.30 
Tuesday
2 July
Ivy Club

Morwelham Quay

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
   
Thursday
4 July

Tuesday Club Meeting


Heavy Horses

A whole day visit has been arranged to the Heavy Horse Farm Park in Wincanton on 4th July. Cost approximately £10 per person.

We hope people with spare seats in their cars will offer lifts.

Please put this date in your diary. More details to follow.

Pat Tolin

Visit  tba 
Friday
5 July
Rubbish and Food Waste Collection
Corscombe   
Saturday
6 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistcock   
Sunday
7 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Monday
8 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Tuesday
9 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Wednesday
10 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Thursday
11 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Friday
12 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Saturday
13 July
Fete Week
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Sunday
14 July
Open Gardens
6th to 13th
Cattistock   
Sunday
14 July
Cattistock Fete
TBA
Cattistock   
Sunday
14 July

Cream Tea


£5 entry, including Tea

Cakes / Raffle / Tombola / Plants / Bric-a-Brac

Sorry, no dogs

In aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance

Heather 01935 83435

27 Benville Lane (Near Evershot) 2.30 pm 
to 5 pm
Monday
15 July
Halstock and District GArdening Club
Visit

Lift the latch
Chard TBA 
Saturday
20 July
Melbury Men's Breakfast
TBA
George Albert Hotel   
Saturday
20 July
Melbury Men's Breakfast
TBA
George Albert Hotel on Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Saturday
27 July
Artsreach

Holy Moly and the Crackers


With an amazing 2018 behind them, 2019 brings folk/rock Holy Moly and The Crackers back out onto the stage with a brand new album and an army of growing fans. Come along for the ride - the craziest party in town always has room for one more!

NOT TO BE MISSED!

Halstock Village Hall 7 for 7.30 pm 
Monday
29 July
Halstock Village Cinema

The Favourite (15)

Queen Anne is frail and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead, while tending to Anne's ill health, mercurial temper, and much more.
Deliciously funny, witty, sad and clever.
Best actress Oscar for Olivia Coleman

Ticket £6 from Halstock Shop or on the door
Halstock Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm 
Saturday
3 August

Tuesday Club Meeting


Cream Teas at Milton Brook

with the kind support of Celia and Andrew Tomkins

Date not yet confirmed - may be 10 August
Milton Brook tba 
Monday
5 August
Halstock and District GArdening Club
Tea PArty

TBA
Hectors Field   
Tuesday
6 August
Ivy

Bath

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
Ivy Club    
Thursday
15 August
Open Gardens
Broomhill Rampisham 2 pm 
to 5 pm
Saturday
17 August
Halstock Village Cinema

Always, Sometimes, Never (12)

An endearing and quirky drama about words and loss. The story of family with an exceptional Scrabble vocabulary but who cannot put their words to use and communicate with each other.
Bill Nighy and Jenny Agutter star

Tickets £6 from Halstock Shop or on the door
Halstock Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm 
Saturday
24 August
Halstock Village Fete
TBA
Halstock Village Hall and Field   
Saturday
24 August

Summer Show


Halstock and District Gardening Club



Photography Competition



Bridge over troubled waters

A long and winding road

We're all going on a summer holiday

If you go down to the woods today

Gone fishing

Dirty Old Town (Black and White)

Halstock   
Friday
30 August
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

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

Tuesday Club Meeting


A visit to Joe Vassey's Round Barrow in Corscombe

Details to follow

Natural Burial Ground Corscombe 

tba 
Tuesday
3 September
Ivy Club

Minehead

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
   
Monday
16 September
Halstock and District GArdening Club
Talk

TBA
Halstock Village Hall   
Saturday
28 September
Melbury Men's Breakfast
TBA
George Albert Hotel   
Tuesday
1 October
Ivy

Fish and Chips, then the Museum of English Rural Life at Glastonbury

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
Ivy Club    
Tuesday
1 October

Tuesday Club Meeting


Speaker will present on

Christmas Crafting

details to follow
Corscombe Village Hall 2.30 pm 
Friday
11 October
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

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

Quiz and Pudding Night




A splendid evening of fun (and Pudding!)
Corscmbe Village Hall Car Park 7.30 pm 
Saturday
19 October
EXHIBITION - HISTORY OF CORSCOMBE HOUSES
Corscombe Village Hall Saturday 10am-6pm 
Saturday
19 October

Corscombe Local History


There will be an exhibition in the village hall about CORSCOMBE HOUSES during the weekend.

The local history group is working on this, bringing together pictures and stories of the buildings and their inhabitants in the village.

Sadly we canít cover all the parish so will miss out Toller, Weston, Urless, Benville and more. Perhaps next time?

It will not just be about the old cottages, but up to the present day (including those being built now!!).

PLEASE if you have any photos, stories or information about your house could you let us know?
There will be a chance at the exhibition to fill in some more gaps, but the more we have on show the more interesting it will be.
Contact: Freda Hennessy, Lilac Cottage 01935 891448
Corscombe Village Hall All day 
Sunday
20 October

Corscombe Local History


History Exhibition about CORSCOMBE HOUSES

Open all day
Corscombe Village Hall All day 
Sunday
20 October
EXHIBITION - HISTORY OF CORSCOMBE HOUSES
Corscombe Village Hall Sunday 10am - 1pm 
Monday
21 October
Halstock and District GArdening Club
Talk

TBA
Halstock Village Hall   
Saturday
26 October

Fete De La Soupe


Corscombe Village Hall - venue provisional 4pm 
to 8pm
Tuesday
5 November
Ivy Club

Trago Mills

A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in between.
No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18
For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705
   
Tuesday
5 November

Tuesday Club Meeting


Skittles Night

Details to follow
Fleet Club in Beamisnter t pm for 7.30 pm 
Saturday
16 November
Melbury Men's Breakfast
TBA
George Albert Hotel on Warden Hill (A37) 8.30am 
to 9.45am
Saturday
16 November
Melbury Men's Breakfast
TBA
George Albert Hotel   
Friday
22 November
COGS oil order day
Deadline for oil orders

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

Tuesday Club Meeting


Christmas Lunch

Details to follow
Bridport Golf Club tba 
 


 

 

TAI CHI
Liz Southern is starting Tai Chi classes from 6th March for a 10-week trial period. Sessions will run on Wednesday mornings, from 10.15 am to 11.30 am and will take place in Corscombe Village Hall.

The cost will e £3 per class, with monies going to support the village hall.

If interested please contact Liz on email elizabethsouthern0@gmail.com

The Ivy Club
A friendly group based from Beaminster to Poundbury and everywhere in-between.

No upper or lower age limit. We go on regular coach trips on a luxury coach with lots of convenient pick-up points.

Come and join us. Trips cost just £18

For more information call Diane on 07833 995274 or Nadine on 01300 320705

Sunday School
Every third Sunday of the month at St Mary's Church Maidek Newton, Contact Mrs Kim Sibley on 01300 321306

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

Maiden Newton Youth Club
Meets weekly

Everyone welcome

For more information contact Rechenda rechenda@btinternet.com

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
Mondays - Badminton (7pm - 8.30pm)
Tuesdays - Yoga (9am to 10.30am)
Wednesdays - Short Mat Bowles (7.30pm to 9.30pm)

Fridays - Yoga (2,30pm to 4pm)
                Table Tennis (5.30pm to 7pm)

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 youíre wondering, ĎWhat is Breakfast Church?í well, letís call it a new way of doing church. A relaxed new event in Halstock Village Hall that just might have answers to some of lifeís questions

So come and share croissants, bacon rolls and good coffee, plus some songs and a talk, and weíll 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 Physique
Wednesdays in Haltsock Village Hall

Ladies and Men: 7pm to 8pm

'We have had some amazing results with improved mobility, balance, flexibility, strength, tone and definition. Why not come along and have a try? Your FIRST SESSION IS FREE!' If you would like to know more, call Jill on 078111 32755

Shakespeare Out Loud
Meets monthly, on Thursdays - does not run continuously

New comers are welcome, all ages. If you already love WS or you think you might, do come along. No previous knowledge necessary. Totally safe! Ė usually lots of laughs

Bring copies of the play we are reading (or complete works) But homework unnecessary

Call Bardy Griffiths for more information - 01935 891736 or email bardythomas@gmail.com
Visit https://www.halstock-village.co.uk/shakespear-out-loud

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, donít worry if you donít 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. Pe