Covid-19: The Villagers’ Stores

Given the Government’s announcement yesterday, that the country is to enter a state of ‘lock-down’, our duty as good citizens is to remain in the isolation of our homes for the next three weeks or until another instruction is forthcoming. Whilst the announcement also included the closure of all retail outlets, the Villagers’ Stores will … Continue reading Covid-19: The Villagers’ Stores

Coronavirus Briefing

Somerset County Council have issued an information sheet which clarifies the recent advice on social distancing, self-isolation, working practices and what to do if you feel unwell.  This was issued before last night's update from the Prime Minister, but the advice still holds true.  Read the information sheet here:  Coronavirus Briefing

Claire’s Kitchen Takeaway Dates

Thursday 26th March, 5.00pm - 6.30pm Wootton Courtenay Village Hall Carpark Please note: To comply with government advice on social distancing, these takeaway meals will be available to Wootton Courtenay villagers only.  Please keep at least 2 metres away from other customers when collecting your food. Please preorder if possible. Menu Homemade lasagne with a … Continue reading Claire’s Kitchen Takeaway Dates

Wootton Courtenay Flower and Produce Show

The annual Flower and Produce Show is always a well-attended occasion in Wootton Courtenay, and the hall will be decked in full floral finery (along with some amusing vegetables).  The show doesn’t just encompass horticulture; there are judging categories for photography, sewing and embroidery, and baking too. The topics for this year’s Photography Category are: … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay Flower and Produce Show

Coronavirus Video Clip

Here is a 5-minute video on coronavirus.  I found it on YouTube, which I think includes quite a lot of rubbish, but this seems expensively made and authoritative.  While American and to an extent US-centric, there is a good deal that chimes with the UK experience.  Well worth watching, and, for me, instructive.  I hope … Continue reading Coronavirus Video Clip