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NEW MENDIP LOTTERY HELPS THE HALL

The new SHAPE MENDIP LOTTERY has arrived and is supporting our Woodlands Village Hall. The Lottery is aimed at community projects. Subscribers can specify a particular cause or support the community in general if they wish.  Each cause specified will … Continue reading

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WOODLANDERS MUSIC HALL

Don’t forget – the 39th Woodlanders Music Hall will take place at the Woodlands Hippodrome (Village Hall to the uninitiated) from Monday10 – Sat 15th October. Tickets £10 from Joy chant (463643)

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VILLAGE HALL CAR PARK UPGRADE

Refurbishment of the Village Hall’s car park has been recently completed thanks to a £10,000 grant for the work from Solafields, plus generous support from the Woodlanders and Yvonne Covill. New entrance layouts, increased parking spaces and a new surface … Continue reading

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VACANCY ON THE PARISH COUNCIL

A casual vacancy has arisen on the Selwood Parish Council due to the resignation of Peter Coleman. The parish council has served notice as follows: “Notice is hereby given that, following the resignation of Peter Philip Coleman a casual vacancy … Continue reading

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GRANTS SUCCESS FOR THE VILLAGE HALL

East Woodlands Village Hall has been successful in two bids for funds to enhance its facilities. Solafields, who are developing the solar farm in West Woodlands, have a Community Development Fund that is available to support local projects near their … Continue reading

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FLYTIPPING

Another recent outbreak along by Timbers Hill was recently cleaned up by the Council (thank you). However, it appears the open season for chucking anything anywhere is back with us. And the news that Mendip is to close off access … Continue reading

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POTHOLE WATCH

Somerset County Council have introduced a scheme to keep you up to date with repairs to any potholes you report. Residents who report potholes can now receive e-mail updates to track the repair process. The Council will confirm the report, advise of … Continue reading

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INVITATION FROM LONGLEAT: FREE ENTRY TO WW1 EXHIBITION

Longleat House First World War Commemorative Trail and Exhibitions An Invitation to Local Residents As part of our First World War commemorations, we are delighted to offer local residents of Horningsham, Corsley, and East & West Woodlands, the chance to … Continue reading

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WOODLANDERS ON THE TV 2

One of the Woodlanders company (Graham Harding) is due to be featured in a  short documentary piece following the BBC’s evening news this week. Not sure of the date, so keep watching. The BBC interviewed Graham  (Woodlanders’ ukulele maestro) and … Continue reading

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WOODLANDERS ON THE TV 1

Not content with featuring Longleat for many years in Animal Park, the BBC are back in Woodlands. Geoff and Sally Davies (Half Acre) are featuring in the current series of Gardener’s World. Apparently Sally is a long-time fan of the … Continue reading

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