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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

Refuse Collection this Friday, 6 December, main and recycling bins

THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 8 DECEMBER 2019

Sunday 8 December – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Purple)
6.30 pm Evening Service at Sutton Montis

6.30 pm Christmas Tree Festival Carol Service amongst Christmas Trees decorated by different groups in the town with Sherborne Town Band. Cheap Street Church, Sherborne,

Monday 9 December

7.30 – 9.00 pm Sherborne Abbey: The Abbey Gift for the Town.

Seasonal music and readings. Sherborne Abbey Choir, Town Band, Young Singers and students from Gryphon School. Retiring collection for Weldmar Hospice

Tuesday 10 December

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10.00 am – 11.00 am Village Hall: Coffee Morning, hosted with international know-how by Edith and Charles

Wednesday 11 December

7.00 pm for 7.30 pm Village Hall: The Unmissable Gardening Society Christmas Dinner.

7.00 pm   Sacred Space at West Camel (Healing and Prayer evening)

Thursday 12 December

Village Hall 7.00 am to 10.00 pm polling for General Election

Saturday 14 December

Sherborne Santa on his sleigh:

8.30 am-3.30 pm outside Sainsburys.

5.30 pm -8.30 pm around Town West. Blackmore Vale Lions.

Donations for charity welcomed

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December

2.30pm & 6.30pm Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’

Sherborne Amateur Pantomime Society’s annual performance.

£9, Under 2s free, from Sherborne TIC T: 01935 815341

Sunday 15 December – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Purple)
9.30 am CW Holy Communion at Corton Denham

Looking Ahead:

Monday 16 December to Monday 23 December, Castle Gardens Centre, Sherborne:

Visit Father Christmas at

2-5 pm on 16-20 December, and 10 am-1 pm and 2-5 pm on 21-23 December

Gentle – but important – Reminder:

Yeovil Foodbank, aka the Lord’s Larder

The website is now showing the list of items they need for their Christmas parcels – please do bring a contribution and put it in the box at the Village Hall porch.

The list comprises:

Christmas puddings, Slabs of Christmas cake, Mince pies, Tins and packets of Custard, Chocolate Biscuits Fingers, Jars of Coffee, Drinking Chocolate, Tins of Ham, Tins Salmon, Tins of Fruit, Trifle mixes, Meringue nests, Peanuts / Nuts, Cheese Biscuits, Cake & Cake Slices, Sweets, Bars of Chocolate, Chocolate Coins and Christmas Cards.

(All food stuffs must be in date for Christmas!)

Thank you.

Refuse Collection this week Friday 13 December Recycling Bins only

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Refuse Collection this Friday, 29 November, recycling bins only

THE WEEK AHEAD – WEEK BEGINNING 1 DECEMBER 2019

All week: Cheap Street Church, Sherborne: 10 am – 4.30 pm: Christmas Tree Festival.

Over 30 trees decorated by local businesses and community groups. Free.

Donations gratefully accepted. Well worth a visit.

Sunday 1 December – 1st Sunday of Advent (Purple)
9.30 am BCP Holy Communion at Sutton Montis

3.00 pm to 7.00 pm Old Town Hall, Market Place, Somerton: showcasing an exhibition of Angels (made from old discarded books that were to be pulped) and switching on the Christmas Light

Monday 2 December

11.30 am Cheap Street Church, Sherborne Come along and join in.

Tuesday 3 December

9.30 – 10.30 am Village Hall: Mobile Post Office

10.00 am – 11.30 am Village Hall: Coffee Morning, hosted  in her inimitable way by Gerarda

10.00 am Tuesday group, Queen Camel

7.20 for 8.00 pm The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne: “Dutch Courage & Mother’s Ruin: the Gin Craze“ Historical Society lecture by Dr Richard Barnett, Members’ Christmas Evening non-members welcome, at £6

Wednesday 4 December

7.15 pm The Queen’s Arms: Film Club showing: “Catherine the Great “.  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

Thursday 5 December

7.00 pm registration, 7.30 pm start at the Queen’s Arms: Charity Quiz Night Held by Nigel Young and Derek Cole, in aid of Yeovil Breast Cancer unit Appeal.

£2 per person entry, Raffle Prizes and a QA Lunch gift voucher for winning team. Maximum team size of six people. Booking: 220 317

Friday 6 December

1.00 – 6.00 pm, Leweston Christmas Fair open to all, at Leweston School, Manor House, Sherborne. A wide range of stalls and boutiques. Free entry.

7.30 pm Cheap Street Church, Sherborne Jazz: Neville Dickie Trio

Stride piano, clarinet/saxophones and drums. In aid of Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance and Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance.

Entry costs £15 (inc coffee and mince pies) from Sherborne TIC.

Saturday 7 December

10 am – 4 pm Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne: Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

An antiques, crafts and collectors market, up to 35 stalls. Free admission. West Country Fairs

7.00 pm – 9.00 pm Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne: Andrew Lownie, ‘Dickie & Edwina, The Lives and Loves of the Mountbattens’. To mark the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Earl Mountbatten. (Sherborne Literary Society)

Sunday 8 December – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Purple)
6.30 pm Evening Service at Sutton Montis

6.30 pm Christmas Tree Festival Carol Service amongst Christmas Trees decorated by different groups in the town with Sherborne Town Band. Cheap Street Church, Sherborne,

Looking Ahead:

Monday 9 December 7.30 – 9.00 pm Sherborne Abbey: The Abbey Gift for the Town

Seasonal music and readings. Sherborne Abbey Choir, Town Band, Young Singers and students form Gryphon School. Retiring collection for Weldmar Hospice

Refuse Collection this week Friday 6 December Main and Recycling 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

Dec
10
Tue
2019
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Dec 10 @ 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 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’
Dec
15
Sun
2019
9:30 am Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Holy Communion @ St Andrew's Church, Corton Denham
 
Dec
17
Tue
2019
9:30 am Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Post Office Mobile Van @ Village Hall
Dec 17 @ 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 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Morning @ Village Hall
Social ‘Get Together’