Recycling Old Jewellery

Do you have any broken or damaged gold or silver jewellery that you no longer need? It might be broken chains, rings that no longer fit, an odd earring, or something damaged beyond repair. I buy gold and silver, which I melt down and use to create something new.  Gold is fetching good prices at the moment; … Continue reading Recycling Old Jewellery

Old Compost Bags

Does anyone have any unwanted, empty compost bags lurking in their shed?  We are in the middle of a garden project and have completely run out. We're willing to collect from your garden gate or driveway, while out on our allocated exercise excursion.  Please reply to this email if you can help. Thank you Marion … Continue reading Old Compost Bags

Has Anyone Ordered Two Black Bins?

Last week two new black rubbish bins were deposited on our drive.  The council cannot tell me who ordered them, nor can they collect them until the Coronavirus emergency is over. If they were due to be delivered to your house, please let us know - we are happy to deliver: call 841146. Hilary Smith … Continue reading Has Anyone Ordered Two Black Bins?

Claire’s Kitchen Menus

Dear All, Thank you so much for the amazing support on Thursdays and Sundays, and for the ready meals.  What a wonderful village we live in. Wootton Courtenay Village Hall Carpark Takeaways Thursday 2nd April, 5.00 - 6.00pm Pre-booking essential.  Please advise on dietary requirements when booking. Menu Chicken and apricot tagine (slow-cooked chicken with … Continue reading Claire’s Kitchen Menus

Village Shop Covid-19 Update: Please Read

As we are all now acutely aware, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to gather momentum and is forcing decisions to be made on a daily basis.  The shop has thus far reacted in the way prescribed by the Government and everyone has been respectful of the measures put in place.  However, in anticipation of the Prime … Continue reading Village Shop Covid-19 Update: Please Read

Dunkery Beacon Country House Menu

We had a really good response to our new takeaway service on Friday and Saturday, and would like to convey our huge appreciation to the villagers for supporting us so well. Please click on this link to view the new Gourmet to Go menu for next Friday and Saturday:  Gourmet to Go Menu for 3rd … Continue reading Dunkery Beacon Country House Menu

Avoid Frauds and Scams During Crisis

An information pack of three documents has been published by the Police, containing advice about ransomware, phishing, working from home and online fraud.  These are the most prevalent attacks that the UK police forces are seeing right now, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The documents include a quick reference guide, a presentation and a written … Continue reading Avoid Frauds and Scams During Crisis

NHS Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Emotional Support Helpline In these extraordinary times we are all mindful of the importance of supporting both physical and mental health needs. To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) have extended their hours so people can call (at local rate) and talk to some one … Continue reading NHS Coronavirus Update

The Village Shop

May I start with a reciprocal thank you: firstly to everyone for being sensible with purchases, observing the new two metre ‘social spacing’ rules and for taking advantage of the shop in the village.  Secondly, a big thank you to those helping me on telephones, packing orders and delivering.  The ordering system is working well.  … Continue reading The Village Shop