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Village News

The Corton Denham News magazine is published bi-monthly and distributed by hand and e-mail to village residents. The Editor is Jean Godley who may be contacted at ed.cdnews@btinternet.com. The sub-editors are Ben Woolley and Fiona Morgan. Items for inclusion are welcome and should be forwarded to the editor by 3rd week prior to issue date.

The Week Ahead newsletter is circulated weekly to village residents by e-mail and contains news of forthcoming events and items of local interest. The editor is Susanna Thatcher who may be contacted at rthatcher@btinternet.com.


16.11.17. From Somerset District Council via the Parish Clerk:

The main road through the village between Poor House Lane and Ridge Lane will be totally closed from 3 January 2018 for 14 days, including the weekend, until 16 January 2018, for work to replace the main drain. Those residents who are directly affected will be contacted by Highways re access to their houses.


Somerset Highways Customer Contact Centre:

Tel:  0300 123 2224


14.12.17. The Week Ahead: Week Beginning Saturday 16 December 2017

Refuse Collection this Friday, 15 December: recycling bins only

Sunday 17 December – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Purple)

9.30 am BCP Holy Communion at Corton Denham

2.30 pm and 6.30 pm Sunday 17 – Monday 18 December, Digby Hall, Sherborne: “Dick Whittington” presented by Sherborne Amateur Pantomime Society. Please see poster for more information

7.30 pm The Mitre: final Quiz of the year with some surprises.

Tuesday 19 December

9.30 – 10.30 am: Liam in the Post Office Van

10 – 11.30 am: Jenny and Mike in the Village Hall welcoming all for a glass of Sherry and Mince Pies and biscuits and Good Cheer.

Thursday 21 December

7.30 pm The Mitre: Solstice Folk Evening Session. Phil (ex-postie) and Alex Ferris singing. Come and join them, sing, tell a story, read a poem, play an instrument. It should be very good fun, with more surprises.

Friday 22 December

6 pm Candle Lit Carol Service at St Andrew’s Church, followed by refreshments

Sunday 24 December – Christmas Eve (White)

(Please note there will be no morning service today at Corton Denham)

11.30 pm: Midnight Holy Communion at Sutton Montis

Refuse Collection Friday 22 December: main and recycling bins

– No Beckley News delivery on: Christmas Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 December

28.6.17. Message from the Village Hall !

The Village Hall has a Hostess Trolley that is no longer needed. It is in full working order and has been recently PAT (Portable Appliance Test) tested, any donation to the Hall would be greatly appreciated if someone will give it a new home.

If you are interested in the trolley, please contact John Godley at johngodley@hotmail.com






Upcoming Events

9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Business
10:00 am Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’
10:00 am Church Service – Modern Communio...
Church Service – Modern Communio...
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Church Service - Modern Communion - Check Location
A combined Service for the Benefice [in any one of the churches] of Holy Communion, using the more modern Book of Common Worship. Check location at Cam Vale Benefice website at http://www.camvalebenefice.org.uk/whatson/
11:30 pm Midnight Holy Communion @ Holy Trinity Church
Midnight Holy Communion @ Holy Trinity Church
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:30 am
Midnight Holy Communion @ Holy Trinity Church