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Sue Hester
6 days ago

From the minutes of the 18 th August
TyreDumping:AWupdatedthemeetingonhiscontactwiththeEnvironment Agency. OD confirmed that EA had been in contact with him today and had set a deadline of 3 months for him to take action.
That deadline has now passed. What’s happening?

Steve Fereday
3 days ago
Reply to  Sue Hester

I got an email from Paul Williams on Thursday and he told me ‘there is little more the Parish Council can do’. I think that’s a bit rich myself. A member of the Parish Council dumped the tyres, and the Chairman of our Parish Council tells us there is nothing more he can do.

Pathetic.

Jessica Gregory
1 month ago

Has anyone seen this cat? She has been missing for just over a week now from the barns on East Street (lane out of village to Bratton Seymour and Verrington Lane) she turned up about 2 years ago and has since become friendly… very unusual for her not to be around in the afternoons. She is all black, has 4/5 white hairs on her chest, yellow eyes and scabby ears….. I have called all local vets and she has not been handed in. Alternatively if she is your cat please let me know!
Any news good or bad would be greatly appreciated. Jessica 07970926790

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Jo W.
4 months ago

Plants for re-homing
We’re clearing a border and have loads of Crocosmia spare if anyone would like to re-home them. Give us a call or drop in

Sonia Kundu
5 months ago

INTRODUCTION:

You may have taken part in a general survey about transforming disused railways in Somerset into multi-user pathways. This survey is specifically regarding transforming the section of the disused Somerset & Dorset line that runs from Wincanton to Cole (for Bruton) into a path for walkers, disabled users, cyclists and horse riders. As a resident of Shepton Montague, your feedback is invaluable. Please answer this VERY SHORT survey and add any comments if you choose. It will take less than a minute! Thank you. Your help is much appreciated.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MX5JPDQ

The survey will be inaccessible from 4pm Jul 3rd to 4am Jul 4th as survey monkey are carrying out essential maintenance on their site.  We’d like to close the survey by Jul 10th.

Click on the map image to see the planned route.

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Janet Robinson
5 months ago

Oliver Dowding doesn’t have cows anymore so why does he need tyres for silage why not recycle them not dump in a beautiful field next to a foot path it beggars belief and calls himself eco friendly

Sue Hester
5 months ago

Today I heard from the environmental agency asking for the OS map reference and who the land owner is. According to the men who moved the tyres, it was Mr Oliver Dowding who had arranged for them to be moved, so I’m assuming it’s his land that they’ve been moved to or he’s fly tipping!
OS coordinates have been sent, along with a map.I had already sent the photos.
When I spoke to Mr Robin Bastible I got the impression I was making a mountain out of a molehill, he even suggested that farmers were allowed to keep tyres for covering silage! I suggest he takes a walk along Horn Lane and he will see this isn’t JUST a few tyres to cover silage. I would be more than happy to accompany him!
The irony is there is a sign next to the dumped tyres saying “take nothing but photos and leave nothing but footprints”

Janet Robinson
5 months ago

No action taken yet and I can’t see i see it happening we all know who the perpetrator is and he or she calls themselves green what a joke

Nicola Garton
5 months ago

Re the disgraceful ‘dumping’ of the huge mass of tyres from one field and then to another, of all the places now desecrating a field by a public footpath, which is bound to invite comment and speculation. According to the ‘draft’ minutes of the Shepton Montague Parish Council meeting 5.5.2020, under AOB, 3rd bullet point, it states that ‘Robin Bastable reported that he had been informed by a member of the Parish that there were a lot of tyres in a field near Pitcombe and the matter had been reported to the Environment Agency. AW- this had come up some years before (!) and action is needed. Robin Bastable agreed to pursue the matter in (sic) SSDC. Who is the landowner? Action Robin Bastable. It is therefore incredulous that out of 4 members (present) of the Parish Council and the County Councillor and 9 members of the Parish that nobody was able to answer or own up to, the most pertinent of questions, ie who was the landowner/and or more to the point, the perpetrator??… Read more »

Andrew Wiley - Chair Shepton Montague PC
5 months ago

If you have an issue you wish to raise with the Parish Council contact the Parish Clerk, Jay Bunyan at Jay Bunyan sheptonmontague.clerk@gmail.com

Andrew Wiley - Chair Shepton Montague PC
5 months ago
Reply to  Admin

The Parish Council reported the tyre dumping to the Environment Agency, the enforcement agency for these matters, immediately after they were dumped. The PC will follow up with the EA to ensure that action is taken.

Sue Hester
5 months ago

I reported the original tyre dump BEFORE they were moved to this NEW site, weeks and weeks ago to town councillor Mr Bastible who did nothing about it. I also wrote to the county councillor Anna Grosrup. This week I reported it to the Environment Agency sending pictures of where they were moved from and where they are now.I know we are in unprecedented times but these tyres have been hanging round the village for years they haven’t just arrived here.
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Sue Hester
5 months ago

Just to let you know the EA have replied to my issue and I have sent the requested info.As the next parish council meeting isn’t till August I hope this will be in hand by then.

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Janet Robinson
5 months ago

Very well said Sue

Sue Hester
5 months ago

I totally agree with Steve over this tyre issue. I know there are other people in the village who are unhappy about it, and that the parish council seem to be turning a blind eye to it. Just because end of life tyres used to be put into landfill( bury them) in Britain , but it’s now illegal under EU waste directives. The trouble with tyres in landfill is that they leach toxins into soil and water. Tyre dumps are a fire risk, and burning tyres are notoriously hard to deal with. The S2 waste exemption allows you to store specific waste at a SECURE intermediate site, separate to where the waste was produced, BEFORE transportation to another site for recovery. Waste codes 160103, 191204 permits tyres, tyre chip and crumb up to 40 tonnes to be stored for 3 months. I think the environmental agency, our MP and the local paper will be very interested in this mountain of tyres that have been hanging round the village for years. I’m VERY disappointed that this… Read more »

Janet Robinson
5 months ago

I am amazed that more of the village hasn’t said anything about the tyre dump i agree with everything Steve has said what an eyesore and what was the point of moving from one end of the village to another we all know who he or she is perhaps he or she could explain themselves and I think there should be a parish council meeting asap

Steve Fereday
5 months ago
Reply to  Admin

Why on earth is this a post? We see TV and we listen to radio. Absolutely ridiculous.

What about the tyres?

Sarah Maude
5 months ago

WARNING, there is a telephone call scam going round claiming a security alert for your Mastercard which has had a £600 transaction abroad, please press 1 etc. – DO NOT, JUST HANG UP – my card holder company says they have had many calls about this

Rosie Watch
5 months ago

Vegetables and herbs for sale on the front wall under the blue umbrella at The Old Post Office.
 
I currently have tomatoes, peppers, chillies, dill and beetroot with corriander and basil arriving by the weekend.
 
A donation of the sales will be made to St Peter’s Church.
 

Sarah Maude
5 months ago
Reply to  Rosie Watch

Rosie, could I ask you to put two Basil plants aside for me and I’ll pick them up on Saturday and probably buy some veg. as well – many thanks, Sarah M.

Jo W
5 months ago

Tyre dump

Jo W
5 months ago
Reply to  Jo W

This is in the field at the top of Horns Lane. Wow what a sad sight

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Sue Hester
5 months ago
Reply to  Jo W

See my post April 23rd ..we saw them being removed from the field on the rt out the village on the 13 /
14June and being dumped in field off stony lane. The mess on the road thru the village was unbelievable and a hazard on the bikes. I did report it in April to the parish council and the town council and thought when they were removing them they were being taken away , not just moved to another field.!

Steve Fereday
5 months ago
Reply to  Jo W

Jo, it’s now been a week since those tyres began their journey to this new location. I’m astonished by the lack of posts on this forum complaining about this, apart from Sue. But what astonishes me more, is that one week on, the person who did this has not had the decency to explain on here, or anywhere I know of, why he or she has done this. Or, what he or she intends to do with these tyres in the future. Notwithstanding who owns this land, the responsible person will have an affinity with this village. It beggars belief these tyres have been deliberately dumped right next to the busiest, and probably most scenic public footpath in the village. However, it appears to me that whoever has done this, has absolutely no regard whatsoever for the people who live in this village, and obviously has no conscience. Surely this circumstance should warrant an emergency meeting of the Parish Council. In the 23 years my wife and I have lived here, we have never seen… Read more »

Vanessa Stubbs
6 months ago

HOSTA SALE

Bank holiday Friday 8th May 10 – 5 pm.

End of Drive for Covid 19 distancing

Hill Farm House, Shepton Montague (near Montague Inn)

small selection of other plants; Iris, mint, sisyrinchium, tansy.

All proceeds St Peter’s Church

payment by honesty box or paypal

contact Vanessa Stubbs 07971 917470

Vanessa plants

Lucy Farmbrough
7 months ago

Quarantine Kitchen Dear all For those of you who don’t know, we normally do food for supper clubs and events. We’ve been wracking our brains about how to keep busy during these extraordinary and straitened times and we’ve settled on the idea of doing handmade filled pasta. Wherever we can, we will be using ingredients from local growers, food producers and suppliers to help support them, too. Here’s what some of our guinea pig customers said: clip_image001.png “I would cross the Himalayas on a pogo stick for food this good.” “Lucas & Lucie’s pasta is a world apart from anything else one can find, and lets you think you’ve made a star quality dish all by yourself!” “I could eat this every evening.” Each week we will make a different pasta. As time goes on, we may start doing other dishes. Maybe even the odd pud. Orders can be picked up from us in Bratton Seymour or – if you are not venturing out – we are happy to deliver locally. NEXT WEEK (order by… Read more »

Admin
7 months ago

Ultrafast Broadband for Shepton Montague?

Wessex Internet, which already supplies some residents with a Superfast wireless service, has government approval for a Full Fibre Scheme covering Shepton Montague, Bratton Seymour and Welham.

They are currently looking to establish whether there is enough sign up and funding to make extending their network financially viable.

You can see the content of their email to existing subscribers here.

Julia Hunter
7 months ago
Reply to  Admin

This is excellent news but I would like to add a slight word of caution….when we signed up to Wessex a couple of years ago we were told they were very competitive on their pricing. We have SKY. When we actually started using them we incurred costs of over £20 per month on top of our subscription. This was basically for using our Sky TV box and downloading programmes. It is the same if you use iplayer or download movies etc etc.
So although the faster speed will be great, please do carefully check the cost because Wessex were not up front at all about usage of a SKY box or similar even though I asked the direct question several times!!! We left Wessex within two months!
We have unlimited broadband through our current provider and it is a very competitive price so we will have to weigh that up against the increased speed – which for us is not unbearable but could certainly be improved!!!

Anna Watson
6 months ago
Reply to  Admin

We would very much welcome faster broadband speeds. We currently have BT and it’s frankly appalling. In these difficult times we have both been trying to work from home and with our current speeds it’s practically impossible to both be on line, make Skype calls etc. We would be prepared to pay extra if it meant we could actually live in the modern world.

Sue Hester
7 months ago

How has a tyre dump been allowed in the village?
Hm govGuidance
S2 waste exemption: storing waste in a secure place 40tonnes for 3 months.I think this is more than 40 tonnes in the field that backs on to Bruton road.

Julia Hunter
7 months ago
Reply to  Sue Hester

Sue – Good question. Maybe start with who owns the field. It has certainly been there for years rather than months!

Sue Hester
5 months ago
Reply to  Julia Hunter

Hi Julie- whilst out walking today we saw the tyres being removed! Oh no they were being moved!They are now in a field up Stoney lane behind the Hollows.Watch this space!

Lucy Farmbrough
7 months ago

Meals for the NHS:
Help buy meals for the NHS staff fighting COVID-19
After 18-hour shifts trying to save our lives from COVID-19, NHS Hospital Staff are faced with canteens that shut at 5pm.
Help get food to wards, today.
https://www.mealsforthenhs.com

Lucy Farmbrough
7 months ago

Gillingham Foodbank – Donations of food and cash urgently needed. List of food items and local supermarkets where donations of food can be left are in the link below.
Many thanks.

https://gillingham.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-money/

John Sykes
7 months ago

Good article on viral load in the NY Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/opinion/coronavirus-viral-dose.html?

John Sykes
8 months ago

By happenchance I have a few litres of Carex anti-bacterial hand-wash which can be used for refilling pump dispensers (if you run out & can’t find any locally).

Jo W
8 months ago

Just pruned the Sage plant and lots of lovely fresh Sage available now if anyone wants some. Dry for Christmas perhaps?
Can leave at end of driveway for social distancing purposes

John Sykes
8 months ago
Reply to  Jo W

Many thanks Jo: is there some out there to collect or do we need to book?

Sarah Maude
8 months ago

Castle Cary, and other recycling centres run by the same company, are closed as of today – of course we can put most of our recycling out for the recycling collection each week but for other items, such as one-use plastics, batteries, printer cartridges, clothes, they will have to wait until the centres re-open

Lucy Far
8 months ago
Lucy Far
8 months ago

Roth Bar and Grill – Takeaway & Delivery is now available

View this email in your browser

TAKEAWAY & DELIVERY IS NOW AVAILABLE

In response to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, we are excited to announce our menu is now available for collection each week from Wednesday to Sunday, between 12 – 6pm,
for both lunch and dinner. Deliveries available between 2 – 3pm.

Our NEW POP-UP FOOD STORE will open on Wednesday 25th March
visit the website for more info

VIEW TAKEAWAY MENU HERE

James March
8 months ago

We’ve had some undesirable youths speeding in unregistered motorbikes and quad bike up and down east street. So far they have killed a cat and I am worried it will be a child next. Does anyone have any legal/police advice they can give? I can’t belive filing an online incident report is going to get anything doneI think if it doesn’t get checked, anarchy may ensue…

Susie Dowding
8 months ago

One of the few pleasures left to us at this time is walking, and it’s uplifting to see newborn lambs in the fields, so if people want to walk across farmland it is particularly important that they keep dogs on leads and keep to the footpaths.

Rod Banner
8 months ago
Reply to  Susie Dowding

I am fully appreciative of the need to keep dogs and sheep apart but as someone with a number of dogs and no fields of my own, it is sometimes difficult to decipher some of the more obscure signs and restrictive bylaws applicable to walkers with dogs. For example I was recently (and fairly) rebuked for walking up a restricted byway (BOAT) because it had sadly ended without any signage to that effect. Is there anyone who can shed any light to fools like me as to where they might walk their furry friends with impunity? (And yes, I am familiar with King Alfred’s Tower).

Susie Dowding
8 months ago
Reply to  Rod Banner

Hi Rod, Here’s a link to the SSDC website which has the map of footpaths in the village: https://roam.somerset.gov.uk/roam/map#
you can zoom in to see fields. Some parishes have a laminated map of village footpaths on the village notice boards which is a nice idea, but I don’t have a large enough laminator.

Rod Banner
8 months ago
Reply to  Susie Dowding

Thanks Susie, This is a great resource. Really useful. Do you suppose we could create a dog walkers community resource on this website?

Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Rod Banner

You could start a new thread on here Rod, to see what level of interest there is. If there’s enough, maybe set up a Facebook or Nextdoor group for members.

Suse Elderkin
8 months ago

The Nextdoor app is great – I used it when we lived in the States and it is actually a really good way of building and staying in touch with your local community. Easier to keep an eye on than a website. I will form a neighbourhood group and we could give it a try with a few of us and then extend it if everyone likes it, perhaps?

Elizabetg
8 months ago
Reply to  Suse Elderkin

Thank you for setting this up. Does anyone know who/if someone is coordinating X

Lucy Far
8 months ago

Dear All,

Please see the message below from Jules at the Roth Bar & Grill, who are in desperate need of local support:

**Supporting our community, suppliers and team**

We are amidst setting up a takeaway / delivery service from this weekend with a daily newsletter of our menu and details on the website. In addition, given the state of supermarkets, we will open a pop up community food store next Wednesday with fresh produce from ours and other local farm, ready meals, bread, milk, cheese, meat, veg etc.

Watch this space and please share far and wide. We are so desperate to retain and support our amazing team during this incredibly challenging time.

Jules & Steve

Lucy Far
8 months ago
Reply to  Lucy Far

Hi All,
I’m afraid the due to the latest Govt measures the Roth B&G has now closed.
Lucy

Richard Ellis
8 months ago

Richard & Liz
Always happy to help out.

Sonia
8 months ago

Had a chat with John Sykes this morning. (am now at my mum’s and forgot to bring the paper with your email and number on John -apologies) Apparently this forum only reaches about half of the residents in Shepton Montague. But there’s a few things we could do. We could print up a small leaflet to put through everyone’s doors with a central hotline or email that people can contact if they need help. Whoever runs the line/email has a list of phone numbers like those who have volunteered here and we can share the load. OR we can ask people to download an app called NEXTDOOR. These are just some ideas off the top of my head. I’m sure that the church/cricket club/Sean from the pub may also be able to help with contacts of those not on here?

Margaret Bowman
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

This sounds a good idea Sonia. Happy to help!

Elizabeth
8 months ago

Thank you for the below Sonia. We will be keen to help too (……..in 14 days time) To update all. As from today, we have put ourselves into isolation. Whilst we have frustratingly not been tested for COVID-19, we do have 1 child who has developed a new cough (no temperature). At present, all the family are well and we are not required for testing. The message is to self-isolate the entire family for 14 days. As some of you know, we do have dogs to walk. We are lucky enough to live in the countryside so we will be walking them daily (away from other people). If this makes anyone uncomfortable, do let us know and we will walk them very early in the morning – or alternatively we can state a time when others are out. We are not in anyway worried about the virus for ourselves. We are very lucky to be otherwise healthy with no underlying conditions. We are keen to get it, isolate and gain immunity in order that we… Read more »

Sonia
8 months ago

Dear all, Sonia here in Lower Shepton. Just wanted to say that with recent events, I hope everyone is just fine and dandy. However, if anyone needs to self isolate, and you need help with getting food delivered or picking up medicines or even taking the bins out, I’m happy to help. I’m around between Friday and Tuesday when I’m not visiting my mum. Just call me on 01749 939855. If anyone else is open to doing the same, perhaps we could set up a little group?

Sarah MAUDE
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

Absolutely Sonia, count me in, Sarah M. 01749 812 149

Lucy Far
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

Well done for kicking this off Sonia – yes you can count the Farmbrough household in to help in anyway we can: 01749 812 276 / 07702 669 169,
Lucy

Siobhan Micklethwaite
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

We are also very happy to help in any way we can. Siobhan 07776240108

Anne Collyer
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

Very happy to help Anne C 07803 243743

Julie
8 months ago
Reply to  Sonia

Hi Sonia, Julie here from Southdown Bungalow. More than happy to help 07884 364914

Lucy Farmborough
1 year ago

Success!!
A brutal mental and physical challenge and extraordinary adventure:
After climbing up thousands of metres over 5 days (climbing high and sleeping low) at 11pm on Sunday 6th October we set off for the summit. We climbed 1,500m to reach the top at 7am – 5,895m. This was followed by a 7 hour descent the same day to spend our last night on the mountain at 3,000m.
Our guide had insisted on the toughest route – Umbwe – and it certainly felt like it.
Your support, donations and messages have been massively appreciated and a huge driver in my quest to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro, in aid of PROMISEworks.
If you haven’t already….there is still time to donate. I have added some photos to the Gallery on the justgiving web page too.
TOTAL raised so far due to your generosity and support: £4,123 – http://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lucy-farmbrough1
Many thanks again,

Lucy

Sarah MAUDE
1 year ago

Some of you may be aware of a new shop in Castle Cary, Unwrapped Essentials, near the Horse Pond, which encourages shopping using renewable containers – if you have any jam jars with lids (for them), milk/juice carton tops (Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance) or newspapers (vets or animal rescue centres), to spare, please bring them to Dairy Barn and leave them in my log store (just behind my garden gate) and I will take them to the sources that can use them – thanks, Sarah M.

Jenny Fereday
1 year ago

WARNING…..People might want to check their oil tanks…we did our regular check today and were staggered when the sight gauge went down in front of our eyes to zero. We thought we’d had the fuel stolen, but when we checked the tank it was ok. We then realised that our fuel supply valve on the oil tank had been switched off. This is not something that could have happened accidentally, so we can only assume it was a deliberate act, most likely occurring today. It has resulted in our heating going off and our boiler man needing to be come out to vent the system.
This comes after a serious burglary in Bratton Seymour last week, so we are wondering if the same people/person are involved and maybe checking out other homes in the area. We have reported this to the police who will be following it up.

John Sykes
1 year ago

Village Fete Wash-Up Meeting

You can find a copy of the notes of our meeting to review this year’s fete and consider ideas for the future on the link below.

Meeting Notes

Lucy Farmborough
1 year ago

Dear Villagers, On the 2nd October I will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (5,895m). I will be following the Umbwe route, which is described as one of the most challenging routes on the mountain. The climb will take 6 nights and 7 days. The Kili climb is a fundraising initiative for PROMISEworks, a charity for which I am a volunteer and mentor to a 6 year old boy. My Kilimanjaro climb is entirely self-funded, so EVERY PENNY YOU DONATE WILL GO DIRECTLY TO PROMISEworks. PROMISEworks is a Somerset based charity, which provides inspirational and intensive one-to-one mentoring for disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young adults who are on the edge of care or who have just left the care system. Most are formally recognised as Children in Need, and have been subject to one or all of abuse, neglect or exclusion. The mentors in the PROMISEworks programme are unpaid volunteers who under-go intensive in-depth training, and commit to a minimum of 2 years with their young person. Positive benefits to mentees… Read more »

Sarah MAUDE
1 year ago

Lucy, I really must remember to check in to this more often as I had no idea you were doing something so wonderful – you may have done the climb but I would like to contribute, just let me know how, Sarah M.

Lucy Farmbrough
1 year ago

Bottle Stall Request:
 
The Farmbrough family would be really grateful for any donations of bottles for the stall we will be manning at the fete. Any spirits, wine, cider and soft drinks would be most welcome.
We can either collect bottles just give us a call – Lucy 07702 669 169 – or they can be left in our log store opposite the back door at The Old Vicarage, if no one is home.
Many thanks,
Lucy

John Sykes
1 year ago

More fete pre-sale offers
  
1. Truefitt & Hill luxury shaving kit: new. Ideal gift!
Comprises:
Wellington badger-hair shaving brush
Pre-shave oil
1805 scented Shaving cream
Wellington Mach III razor (Faux ivory)
Items total over £190 !
https://www.truefittandhill.co.uk/collections/shaving
Offers over £30
Shaving kit
 

2. Wild animal 4-off tablemats + matching coasters, new, shrink-wrapped, £5 per set, two sets available.
Mats
  
3. Highland 31-day chiming mantle clock, 1 second pendulum, chimes hour + half-hour, chime can be switched off.
Keeps very good time! £25.
Clock
  

Offers to: jaybsykes@gmail.com

John Sykes
1 year ago

Fete poster

Village Fete: 18 days to go!

Cake-bakers: gird your loins!

Jam & marmalade makers; are you bottled?

If you’ve not already volunteered to help setting up on Saturday morning and you’re able to help, please contact me at jaybsykes@gmail.com

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Jenny Fereday
1 year ago

Fete..for sale items.

Have been tidying out shed; assorted plant pots destined for the Village Fete but if any residents want them in advance please email me at jennyfereday@hotmail.com
Suggested price £5 for larger ones, £3 for smaller ones and obviously proceeds to the Fete.
Pots

Julia Hunter
1 year ago

I have many washed and de-labelled (or they can be!) glass jars if anyone needs some.

John Sykes
1 year ago

Fete “for sale” items: First refusal to Shepton Montague Forum !

Here’s an opportunity to aquire some quality gear in advance of the bric-a-brac scrum!
Offers etc to me please at jaybsykes@gmail.com
1. Unused BBC World Service golfing umbrella. Branding from c 2004: in my view the finest example of World Service’s art. Rare survivor. Best offer over £10 secures.
Umbrella

. Panasonic DECT cordless answerphone* + second handset. Excellent condition, Panasonic quality, complete with leads, power supplies, rechargable batteries etc,
Plug & play, £25. * KX-TG6621E
Phones
John

John Sykes
1 year ago

Village Fete update.

Just a reminder that the Fete will be held on Saturday 24th August (Bank holiday weekend).
Please drop off any bric-a-brac at the Dimond’s (undercover on RHS of courtyard).
Lucy Farmbrough & family would be very pleased to accept bottles for the bottle stall.
Richard Ellis now accepting books for the book-stall.
If you’re a jam or marmalade maker and need more jars please post a wanted here.
Ditto if you have spare clean jars you could offer them here.
Any volunteers for help with set-up on Saturday morning please contact me jaybsykes@gmail.com
Volunteers to sell raffle tickets outside Morrisons weekend of 17th/18th August please contact Jeremy or Anne.
A full copy of the stall list is available here.
I can supply emails and telephone numbers for anyone you need to contact.
Look forward to seeing everyone next month,
John