Thank you everyone for your kind words of praise for Talking Players on Friday evening. We enjoyed doing it and we can always rely on the lovely people of Wootton Courtenay to be an appreciative audience. I echo your words: what a wonderful village we live in. We are so grateful to Bill for sharing … Continue reading Thank You
This week, Claire's Kitchen is offering a Steak Night menu, Thai food, Chinese takeaway and a Valentine's menu. What a smorgasbord! Claires Kitchen Steak Nights + Thai Menu Chinese Menu + Valentines Menu
Yesterday's message about trees being available from the Woodland Trust was posted in error. A glitch in the BT Internet email system meant that Kate McKenzie's email arrived in our website inbox almost 3 months after being sent, which is quite extraordinary. There are no trees available - they all went before Christmas. Apologies to … Continue reading Trees Message Error
Paddy Parnell has written an entertaining piece describing the visit of the then Defence Secretary, Tom King, to Wootton Courtenay in 1991. With the world's press descending on the village, Mr King unveiled the new shop sign and chatted with local people. To read the full article, click here: Villagers' Stores 30 Years On
Following the live performance on Friday night from the Dunkery Players you can now watch (or re-watch) the show via this recording: https://bit.ly/talkingplayers-jan2021. Mary and the cast did all the work of conceiving the show, writing the original scripts, rehearsing and performing - I was chief button pusher but don't take credit for anything else. … Continue reading Talking Players: Catch Up Recording
A huge THANK YOU to all who have signed up for 2021 WE NOW HAVE OUR 100 MEMBERS! The January draw will soon take place and the prizes delivered to the lucky winners. The results will be on the village website, in the Dunkery Tidings and in the Villagers' Stores. Nicky (841253) and Lesley (841708) … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay Village Hall 100 Club
A big thank you to the Dunkery Players, led by Mary Noble, who put on such great performances for Friday evening's Zoom presentation, Talking Players. It was just what we all needed to brighten things up during these weeks of lockdown. Thank you also to Bill for organising the technical side of things. Andy Giles emailed: … Continue reading Well Done Dunkery Players!
I was able to take a car boot full of food to Tropiquaria Zoo today. The staff were delighted, and Chris and the team have asked me to pass on a big thank you for your kindness and generosity. Also a big thank you from me, too. It felt good to help them. Janet Taylor
The latest update from Somerset Waste Partnership gives details of new times for household kerbside collections from Monday 1st February. Recycling, rubbish and garden waste collections will begin at 6.00am, rather than the previous 7.00am: SWP Collection Times Update Don't get caught out!
After the dreadful milestone of 100,000 deaths was reached this week, the latest newsletter from the Dunster Benefice has news of the Prayer for the Nation, which starts on 1st February: 29th January 2021