News

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The Parish Church

[A short update by Jane White which was originally intended for the newsletter.] Basically, the building is shut but prayer continues, with further information on plans for the future.

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May PC Report

Shortly after the March Parish Council meeting, lockdown guidance was issued, causing an extraordinary meeting to be called, on March 19th. This meeting proposed to delegate the conduct of essential PC business to The Parish Clerk, during the lockdown period. Needless...

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Good News from the Tennis Club

In these troubled times we are pleased to be able to share some good news for a change. Our recently resurfaced tennis courts were spray painted on May 15th, after several weeks delay due to lockdown. Thank you to Courtstall, our court contractors, for putting us at...

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VE Day in sound and pictures

Watch a video of the Last Post being played by Shaun Street outside the church, and some festive pictures of Stoke celebrating VE Day under lockdown.

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VE Day at the Shop

On VE day the shop will be open from 08:00 to 14:30 that is Saturday hours rather thank the normal Bank Holiday hours. Please note that N. Curry shop is closed all day, if there are essentials that one would otherwise purchase there. To mark a special occasion, on...

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VE Day celebration

The planned VE Day celebrations have had to be cancelled due to the lockdown, but there will still be a bugler playing in the centre of the village on Friday May 8 at 10:58. It is hoped to stream this live online.

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Hot meals on a Wednesday

Rachel Parish at the Willowset preschool is very kindly offering a free meal service for those vulnerable, shielding or in need within our area. If you or anyone you know would benefit from this service please contact the Willow Set directly: manager@willowset.org.uk,...

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Update From the PC

Please find below somewhat belatedly the last PC report for the March meeting. Subsequent to this meeting, social distancing regulations were put in place as well as closure of public spaces. As a consequence there was no PC meeting in April and the planned Annual...

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Events

Luncheon Club Postponed

In these exceptional times, it has unfortunately been decided that the Luncheon Club which meets every other Wednesday  at the Baptist Church will be postponed indefinitely, as most of the customers and some of the helpers are in the vulnerable age group. Look for...

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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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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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