Wootton Courtenay’s inaugural Burns Night is nearly upon us Thank you to those who have purchased tickets to attend the celebration meal and entertainment on Friday. A few quick reminders: We start at 6pm, with sit down and formalities beginning at 6.30pm. This is a dress-up opportunity with a ‘touch of tartan’. There are some clan … Continue reading The Noble Haggis is warming up…(on gas mark 6!)
Will Finn & Rosie Calvert Saturday 16th February at 7.30pm Wootton Courtenay Village Hall Tickets £8 from The Villagers' Stores or Mary Noble 01643 841067 … Continue reading Save the Date for a Musical Duo
A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who helped clear the church on Monday morning. The response was absolutely amazing! With the benefit of hindsight, I may have over-estimated the amount of shifting that was required, but the willingness of people in Wootton Courtenay to lend a hand is simply outstanding. The church is now ready … Continue reading All Saints’ Redecoration
The church redecoration is scheduled to start on Monday 28th January and we are currently clearing the church in advance of the contractor’s arrival. The church is just about the most difficult building in the village in terms of access, but George Burnell is very kindly providing us with storage space in his garage. This … Continue reading All Saints’ Redecoration
As many of you will have found out, on Tuesday the post box that was located in the wall opposite the village shop (adjacent to Fernlea), was removed by a Royal Mail contractor without any forewarning, and without a replacement box being installed first. I have been in email correspondence with Royal Mail and understand … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay Post Box Removal
There has been an increase in the amount of dog poo on the roads and paths in the village, particularly in the lower village. This is unpleasant for anyone to encounter while out walking or running. Polite reminder - if you walk your dogs on public roads and pathways, please clean up after them.
The 2019 Season will begin with what Daniel Day-Lewis is calling his last film, Phantom Thread. Rated as the Number 2 film for 2018 by The Guardian, set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants … Continue reading Film Night – Mon 21st Jan – Phantom Thread
There will be a meeting at Porlock Village Hall on 24th January to discuss local initiatives, coastal issues and plans for future projects. To view the poster, click here: Porlock Vale Coastal Team
A Somerset farmer has recently been ordered to pay nearly £4,000 in fines and costs for polluting a stream with contaminated water. The incident, near Stoke St Gregory, was picked up during a routine Environment Agency visit. Water from a roofing drain had become contaminated by sileage discharge. It emptied into a watercourse within a … Continue reading Water Pollution in Somerset
The Harriers will be opening their Fox & Hounds Pub for one night only, on Saturday 26th January at 7:30pm, in Wootton Courtenay Village Hall. There will be a licensed bar, hot pub grub and traditional pub games. A warm welcome will be extended to all villagers who come along.