News

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Important: Road Closures

Many of you will have noticed that there are a number of road closures scheduled around Stoke St Gregory in the coming weeks. Some of these closures involve diversion routes which are currently closed due to flooding. The PC is liaising with SCC Highways Dept to...

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December PC Report

At the December meeting of the Parish Council there was a wide-ranging discussion both in the public question time and in the body of the meeting around funding for basic improvement and potential capacity increases for both the primary school and the Willowset. The...

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HOTV Christmas Update

Many thanks to all who have supported our project in 2019. There is every indication that 2020 will be an exciting year that will see our project realised, as will be explained below. In the last update, we had just received notification of our success in applying for...

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Call for Volunteers

We need volunteers to man the shop-in-a-box when we take over from the Village Stores after the end of March. Please come to a meeting on 16 Jan.

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November HOTV Report

The next public meeting of the HOTV group will occur on Monday Dec 2nd (the first Monday of the Month). Fund raising continues, and as can be seen on the yard of ale at the Royal Oak the total is rising steadily and now exceeds £130,000, with the full anticipation...

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HUNTHAM ½

You may have noticed that for the second time in a year, there is a brand new signpost arm at Meare Green: HUNTHAM ½. If you are particularly sharp-eyed, you may have wondered why the letters are painted green.

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Poppy Appeal 2019

This year, through our house to house collections and the donations made at the charity soup lunch, the Remembrance Service, along with the collections from the school, our three pubs, the Lemon Tree Café, the Village Stores and the Parish Council donation, we have...

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Broadband consultation

CDS is running a consultation on broadband speeds throughout Devon & Somerset. Make sure they are not over-rating the speeds you are receiving.

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October PC Report

The October PC meeting considered several low-key applications, the most significant of these were prior approval to convert two small agricultural building at Huntham Farm to residential accommodation. The PC supported these applications. The PC offered no comment on...

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Events

Climate Action Athelney

On 27th January at 7:30pm in the Williams Hall, Climate Action Athelney will hold their AGM. The guest speaker will be Steve Mews of RSPB who will lead a discussion on what we can do about Climate Change. Please come along; all welcome.

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Volunteer introduction meetings

Two meetings at the Village Hall on Thursday 16 January (9:30 or 6:30) at which Ian Upshall will introduce people to the business of volunteering in the newly resited village shop.

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Somerset Day Breakfast

Come and help us celebrate Somerset Day with our traditional breakfast. Adults £6; Children under 12 eat free when accompanied by an adult. Come eat, socialise and let us cook breakfast for you from 9AM to 11AM.

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Village Spring Clean

After the success of the village spring clean last year, it is intended to hold a similar event on March 23rd, 10AM at the Village Hall, followed by free refreshments in the Royal Oak. Tools will be provided and as well as picking up litter it is planned to highlight...

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St Gregory Players AGM

St Gregory Players Annual Meeting. Monday 18th March 7.30pm in the Williams Hall Meeting Room. Join us for a glass of wine to find out our future plans.

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Next HOTV Meeting

The Next meeting of the Heart of the Village Group will take place on Monday February 4th at 7:30 pm in the Village Hall. Among topics to be discussed are formation of a Cooperative Benefit Society and potential fund raising opportunities including raising share...

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You cant be serious….

Fun quiz night in the village hall on February 9th at 7pm for 7:30. Tickets £5 at the village shop. Price include a sausage roll and not least a choc-ice. Teams of six; all welcome. If you are not part of a team we can make up scratch teams. Cash bar and raffle

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Glastonbury Brass—festive success

Saturday 8 December saw a good crowd in attendance for a concert of festive brass band music by Glastonbury Brass—the first such event in the events programme offered by the Village Hall Social Committee. The prize-winning band performed a well-chosen diet of seasonal...

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Carols in the Square

This Thursday, the 20th December at 6pm, come and join us for Carols in the Square. Come along and enjoy the festive spirit. It is rumoured that Santa will be making a special appearance

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