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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

From Stephen Sparrow:

“CORTON DENHAM GARDENING SOCIETY

The AGM of the society will be held at 6.45pm on Wednesday 21st November in the Village Hall.

The meeting will be followed at 7.30pm by a talk given by Mr Tony Davies  “Creation of our Dorset garden from blue clay and builders rubble.”

We hope to see you there.”

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Refuse Collection this Friday, 16 November, recycle bins only

 

THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 18 NOVEMBER 2018

 

Sunday 18 November – 2nd Sunday before Advent (Red/Green)
4.30 pm BCP Evening Prayer at Corton Denham

Tuesday 20 November

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

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

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7.20 for 8 pm The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: “What was Mediaeval Chivalry really about?“ Historical Society lecture by Professor Nigel Saul, non-members welcome, at £6

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7 pm Cineworld, Yeovil: The Madness of George III broadcast live today from the National Theatre.  Booking online or at the ticket office

Wednesday 21 November

7.30 pm start The Queen’s Arms: Film Club showing: “Adrift”.  Film Meal deal: £15, includes chef choice main meal, 125ml glass of wine, a pint of local ale, or a glass of coke or lemonade for the driver. Booking Essential – T:(01963)220 317

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The Eastbury Hotel, Long Street, Sherborne Kate Adie – “My Life & Times as a TV Correspondent”.

Talk by Kate Adie and 2 course lunch. £30 (£5 per ticket goes to charity). Limited spaces. Call to reserve ticket: 01935 813131 or contact Sherborne TIC T: 01935 815341

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6.45 pm Village Hall, Gardening Society AGM, followed at 7.30pm by a talk

Friday 23 November

7 pm, Raleigh Hall, Sherborne, Poetry Plus will perform ‘The Elements’, poems that resonate with the classic natural quartet of earth, air, fire and water. £5 (including wine and canapés) from Winstones now available or at the door.

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7 pm Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne Make We Merry As We May with Frances Eustace: Medieval musical Christmas celebration with authentic instruments and their history. £7 T: 01935 812252

Sunday 25 November  – Christ the King-Last Sunday before Advent

10 am at Corton Denham: Together at 10, monthly Holy Communion and Family Service for all the Benefice churches
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7.30 pm Sandford Orcas Village Hall “Liberty tree”, tales of Robin Hood and the English Radicals, an ArtsReach production, supported by the Arts Council.  £10 (6 for under 18, 25 for families) from The Mitre (220 271) or Rolie (220 208) or Dan Davies (220 749) or on the door. Bar, Robin Hood themed food available. Not suitable for under 12s.

 

Reminder:

Saturday 8 December, 7.30 pm Village Hall: Jungle Harmony. Alex Ferris and Phil Lloyd (our singing ex-postman) will entertain us with songs including Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Shania Twain to raise funds for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and the Village Hall. Bar in the Interval. £10 from Jenny (220 023) or from the Mitre.

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13 & 14 December Fleet Air Arm Museum: Christmas Concert Under Concorde. Tickets (£15) selling now like hot cakes. Booking online or at the Museum ticket office.

 

Refuse Collection this week, Friday 23 November:  main and recycle bins

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THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2018

 

Sunday 11 November-Remembrance Sunday
Flying Union Flag for Remembrance Sunday.

Our Church will be flood-lit on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 from 5 to 10 pm.

10.55 am Corton Denham Remembrance Service, followed by bring and share lunch.

(Please let Jenny 220 023 or Caroline 220 250 know if you are coming and what food, if any you may be bringing. The Village Hall will be open by 10.30 am for food deliveries.) BYO Drink.

Tuesday 13 November

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

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

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7.30 pm Book Club meets at Christine‘s home

Wednesday 14 November

7 pm Sacred Space at Corton Denham

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7.30 pm start The Queen’s Arms: Film Club showing: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”.  Film Meal deal: £15, includes chef choice main meal, 125ml glass of wine, a pint of local ale, or a glass of coke or lemonade for the driver. Booking Essential – T:(01963)220 317

Sunday 18 November – 2nd Sunday before Advent (Red/Green)
4.30 pm BCP Evening Prayer at Corton Denham

Looking Ahead:

Saturday 8 December, 7.30 pm Village Hall: Jungle Harmony. Alex Ferris and Phil Lloyd (our singing ex-postman) will entertain us with songs including Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Shania Twain to raise funds for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and the Village Hall. Bar in the Interval. £10 from Jenny (220 023) or from the Mitre.

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Refuse Collection this week, Friday 16 November: recycling bins only

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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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Upcoming Events

Nov
18
Sun
2018
4:30 pm Evening Prayer @ ST ANDREW's CHURCH, CORTON DENHAM
Evening Prayer @ ST ANDREW's CHURCH, CORTON DENHAM
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Evening Prayer @ ST ANDREW's CHURCH, CORTON DENHAM
 
Nov
20
Tue
2018
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’
Nov
21
Wed
2018
6:45 pm AGM @ Corton Denham Village Hall
AGM @ Corton Denham Village Hall
Nov 21 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
AGM @ Corton Denham Village Hall
 
Nov
25
Sun
2018
10:00 am Together at 10
Together at 10
Nov 25 @ 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/
Nov
27
Tue
2018
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Business