Historic Discovery in Wootton Courtenay

While conducting geophysical investigations to establish the new site for a postbox in the village recently, surveyors working on behalf of Royal Mail made an extraordinary discovery: a network of catacombs, with an access point near the church. An initial foray into the subterranean labyrinth unearthed an unconventional kind of treasure; small truckles of cheddar cheese. … Continue reading Historic Discovery in Wootton Courtenay

Church Redecoration Update, Part II

As you know, the redecoration of the church has now been completed.  It all looks pretty good, although bare at the moment until we clean up and move all the bits and pieces back in next week.  The first service in the 'new' church will be Holy Communion at 9.30am on Sunday 7th April. The … Continue reading Church Redecoration Update, Part II

Music and Magic Night

The Exmoor Supporters Group for the charity Brooke would like to say thank you to all the villagers who supported the Music & Magic night, and for all their help cleaning up at the end the evening, especially Peter Clapham.  Just over £700 was raised, so thank you for being so generous. If any of … Continue reading Music and Magic Night

Church Redecoration Update

The redecoration of the church is complete! The whole of the church has been redecorated, including the lower part of the tower and the vestry, and the interior now looks fresh and bright.  The conservators from Sally Strachey Historic Conservation carried out excellent work during the eight weeks they were with us.  Various areas of … Continue reading Church Redecoration Update

Timberscombe Film Club

Whilst we plan our Summer season in Wootton, Timberscombe can now promote their own film screenings. For more information visit their web page here - tickets on the door as in Wootton. The programme includes: FEB 23RD – MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (as approved by Patrick) MARCH 23RD– THE CHILDREN ACT APRIL 27TH … Continue reading Timberscombe Film Club

Public Consultation on Hinkley Point Cooling Water

The environment agency has received an application to vary an existing environmental permit, under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, from NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited at the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, near Bridgwater. The company now wants to vary their existing permit to amend or remove conditions relating to … Continue reading Public Consultation on Hinkley Point Cooling Water

Join the Wootton Courtenay Church Electoral Role

Diana Rusher would like to give notice that you have until April 18th to complete the application form (also below) to join the parish electoral role. Voters are then enabled to vote on Parish matters as requested by the Parish Council. Please print, complete and sign this form: Application-for-Enrolment-Electoral-Roll-20132-1