Bahamas Aid Appeal

Many thanks to Andy, who has allowed a big Red Cross bucket to be sited in the village stores to raise money for the Bahamas disaster.  This tragedy must be one of the worst in modern times. There are officially 2,500 people registered missing, some beneath the wreckage of their homes and others helplessly washed … Continue reading Bahamas Aid Appeal

Friday’s Coffee Morning

Thank you to everyone who came to the coffee morning at Joan and Stan’s on Friday, September 13th.  We raised a fantastic £550 towards church funds and, more importantly, a good time was had by all! Very many thanks to all the generous people who donated cakes, home produce, books and bric-a-brac of superior quality.  And thanks … Continue reading Friday’s Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning This Friday

The coffee morning at ‘Dunkery Pleck’ starts at 10.30am on Friday, 13th September.  There will be cakes, home produce and quality second-hand books for sale, as well as a choice selection of vintage treasures.  We look forward to seeing everyone there on Friday morning. All proceeds to All Saints’ church, Wootton Courtenay.


Minehead’s Regal Theatre has scored a hit with its live screenings of opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House (ROH) – and gone straight into the top 10 chart of UK venues. Of more than 250 independent cinemas offering live screenings around the country, the Regal Film Society has come in at number 6 in … Continue reading TOP TEN HIT FOR REGAL FILM SOCIETY

Exmoor Artists’ Exhibition & Sale

14th – 20th September The Gallery, Dulverton Heritage Centre Guildhall Terrace,  Fore St,  Dulverton  TA22 9EZ Take 4 Painters A reminder that four members of the Wootton Courtenay Art Group – Ro Hoyte, Gabrielle Horrobin, Margaret Lovatt and Trish Wright – will be exhibiting their work at The Gallery in Dulverton Heritage Centre from Saturday.

Rural Enterprise Exmoor Survey

The Rural Enterprise Exmoor project is a research initiative to improve understanding of businesses and the local economy within Exmoor National Park. The identification and survey of businesses within Exmoor intends to capture views from often unheard rural businesses, bringing together the issues and opportunities they have. This will help direct support from the Local … Continue reading Rural Enterprise Exmoor Survey

Life Support Procedure (CPR) Cards

In the next three weeks every household in WC parish will receive a new CPR card, dated September 2019, giving information on how to act if someone has stopped breathing. Please keep this card in a safe place and destroy any previous cards. It gives instructions on resuscitation techniques (CPR) and details of 1st Responders … Continue reading Life Support Procedure (CPR) Cards

Monday Night is Film Night : Free Solo

A final reminder that Monday 2nd at 7pm is our screening of Free Solo - an incredible feat of climbing. The film will be the first of its kind for our village - contemplative, gripping and scary. In addition our top technology wizard Peter has tested the new rear speakers, giving us five speaker surround … Continue reading Monday Night is Film Night : Free Solo

Film Club on Monday 2nd: Free Solo

On Monday 2nd September we will be showing Free Solo.  Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person ever to free solo-climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. As usual, 7pm for a 7:30 showing, with a licensed bar, … Continue reading Film Club on Monday 2nd: Free Solo

Villagers’ Stores AGM

A short reminder to shareholders that the AGM is this evening at 7.30.  (Tuesday 20th August)  Villagers who are not shareholders are also very welcome, indeed encouraged, to attend.   The AGM enables us all to be updated on shop developments and plans for the future.   Andy will talk about his ideas and lead a short discussion after … Continue reading Villagers’ Stores AGM