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Village News

The Corton Denham News magazine is published bi-monthly ad distributed by hand and e-mail to village residents. The Editor is Lisa Adam who may be contacted at [email protected]. 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 [email protected].

LATEST NEWS

1.2.19. From the Parish Clerk

Following a meeting with Highways, it was reported that there will be two separate road closures in the 2019-20 financial year, one to complete laying of a new drain between Poor House Lane and Ridge Lane and the other to re-surface Wheatsheaf Hill. Dates are unknown, but will be published as they become available.

Local elections, including five Parish Councillors for the ensuing four years (2019-2023), will be held on Thursday 2nd May, after which (i) the annual Parish Meeting followed by (ii) the annual Parish Council meeting have been fixed for Tuesday 14th May at 7.30pm.

4.1.19. From Somerset Highways

Temporary Closure of Sutton Montis Road

TAKE NOTICE that in pursuance of Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulations Act

1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the County

Council of Somerset propose to make an Order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from

proceeding along Sutton Montis Road from 165m south west of the junction with

Church Hill, south-westwards for a distance of 175 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out drainage works in this road.

The Order becomes effective on 11 February 2019 and will remain in force for

eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 19 days.

Please visit www.roadworks.org for further information on the alternative route

For information about the works being carried out please contact Somerset Highways

on 0300 123 2224

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Village Notice Board:

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND and all in aid of a good cause:

Tickets (£8 to include cheese and pate and a glass of wine) are still available for former Royal Protection Officer, Allan Peters, returning to Corton Denham Village Hall on Friday evening 22nd February (7pm for 7.30 start) with further anecdotes of his time protecting the Royal Family and other dignitaries.

Please contact: Jenny Jackson (220 023), Joan Sparrow (220 063) or Caroline MacGregor (220 250).  All proceeds to our Village Defibrillator Fund, with details of its progress coming out in the next few weeks.

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Refuse Collection this week, Friday 15 February, main and recycle bins

 

THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2019

Sunday 17 February – 3rd Sunday before Lent (Green)

9.30 am BCP Holy Communion at Corton Denham

Tuesday 19 February

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10 am – 11.30 am Village Hall: Coffee Morning, hosted by Gerarda

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3 pm Sandford Orcas Village hall: Oskar’s Amazing Adventure (for 3 – 8 year olds). Tickets from The Mitre 220271, or Maggie 220163 or Sue 220171 (It must be half term)

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Chinese New Year celebrations at The Octagon, Yeovil. Tickets bookable online or at the door.

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7.15 pm Cineworld, Yeovil: Don Quixote by the Royal Ballet, filmed live from the Royal Opera House. Booking online or at the ticket office

Wednesday 20 February

7.30 pm in our Village Hall, talk about Container Gardening, given by a member of Castle Garden’s excellent staff.

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7.30 pm start The Queen’s Arms: Film Club showing: “A Star is Born”. (Full but do phone in case there are cancellations: 220 317)

Thursday 21 February

10 am – 12 noon Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, Sherborne ArtsLInk Arts Buffet:

Art & craft workshop for children under 12 years. Parental supervision required. Donations welcome T: 01935 815899

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7.20 for 8 pm The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: “The Bird in the Cage: Sir Walter Raleigh and Henry, Prince of Wales” Memorial Historical Society lecture by Professor Tim Wilks, non-members welcome, at £6

Friday 22 February

7pm for 7.30 start, Village Hall: Royal Protection Officer, Allan Peters with further anecdotes of his time protecting the Royal Family and other dignitaries.

Sunday 24 February – Sunday before Lent (Green)

10 am Together at Ten: the Cam Vale Benefice Service – Holy Communion at Queen Camel.  Please join us to hear the Very Revd Robert Key, Retired Dean of Jersey preaching.

ONGOING EVENTS

22 and 25 February, at 3 pm and 6.30 pm, at Westlands,Yeovil, showing Collette.

Booking online or at the ticket office  (T: 01935 422884)

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Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Sherborne Abbey, beautiful 40 minute organ recital. (Retiring collection)

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February 20, 27, 2.30 pm start Castle Gardens, Sherborne: Willow Workshop – random & formal weaving

 

Refuse Collection this week, Friday 22 February, recycle bins only

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THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 10 FEBRUARY 2019

Sunday 10 February – 4th Sunday before Lent (Green)

4.30 pm BCP Evening Prayer at Corton Denham

Tuesday 12 February

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10 am – 11.30 am Village Hall: Coffee Morning, hosted by Audrey

Thursday 14 February

6 pm – 9.30 pm The Queen’s Arms: Valentine Night.
Four Course Meal for £37.50 pp. Double date and book a table of four or more to receive a bottle of Prosecco free.

T: 01963 220317

Sunday 17 February – 3rd Sunday before Lent (Green)

9.30 am BCP Holy Communion at Corton Denham

 

Refuse Collection this week, Friday 15 February, main and recycle bins

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23.5.18. From The Parish Clerk

Data Protection

I’m sure that you will have been bombarded by numerous companies and organisations with regard to the new data protection regulations  (GDPR) that are coming into force on 25 May 2018. The Corton Denham Parish Council and its website are also affected by these changes. We would therefore like to draw your attention to the Parish Council’s updated Privacy Policy Statement on the Parish website ( cortondenham.org.uk ) which will govern how your personal data will be managed by the Parish Council in future. You also need to be aware that photographs of village events are sometimes posted on the Parish website and, should you wish to be excluded from these, you should notify the event organiser accordingly.

Richard Thatcher (Clerk to Corton Denham Parish Council)

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4.12.18.  From the PCC of St Andrew’s, Corton Denham

Data Protection

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Andrew’s, Corton Denham, in common with many other organisations, is subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came into force on 25th May 2018. Accordingly, the PCC wishes to draw your attention to its updated Data Privacy Notice in the St Andrews section of the Parish Website (cortondenham.org.uk) which governs how personal data is managed by the PCC.

Peter Prager (Churchwarden)

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Upcoming Events

Feb
17
Sun
2019
9:30 am Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
Feb 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
 
Feb
19
Tue
2019
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Feb 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
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’
Feb
24
Sun
2019
10:00 am Together at 10
Together at 10
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Together at 10
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/
Feb
26
Tue
2019
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Business