Monthly Archives: January 2017

HOME LIBRARY SERVICE

Bringing library books to the doorstep – the Home Library Service is a free service run in partnership with the Royal Voluntary Service and Somerset’s Library Service. It is available to anyone who cannot easily get to the library, often … Continue reading

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Information from DEFRA – Bird Flu

AVIAN INFLUENZA (BIRD FLU) OUTBREAK IN THE UK There have been a number of Avian Influenza outbreaks in the UK and the Prevention Zone declared in December covering the whole of the UK has now been extended until 28th February … Continue reading

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Caring for Rescue Dogs in Pilton

For seven of the nine years of living in Pilton I have fostered eighty rescue dogs for http://www.manytearsrescue.org/index.php It is heart-breaking to see that dogs of all sizes and breeds don’t understand that human touch can be kind. Ex-breeding dogs are … Continue reading

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Pilton Writers Group

PILTON WRITERS have just published their 25 year anniversary book. Official Launch will be at the PILTON WORKING MEN’S CLUB at a date to be announced shortly, with a night of words and music.  Meanwhile copies are available from the … Continue reading

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VILLAGE AGENT – John Lapwood

Covering Pilton, North Wootton, Croscombe, Dinder & Dulcote Keep warm this winter. As soon as it starts to get dark, close the curtains and tuck them behind the radiator. Keep the doors closed and roll up an old blanket to … Continue reading

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PILTON WASSAIL IN THE TITHE BARN

The Pilton Wassail was held in the Tithe Barn for the first time. Over 300 people came along to shout Wassail meaning Good Health ! Braziers kept us warm from the outside, and spiced apple juice and cider from the … Continue reading

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PILTON FLOWER SHOW

It is expected that the Flower Show Schedule for entries on 2nd September will be available in February, on the website http://www.piltonflowershow.org.uk and in paper form from both the Village Hall foyer and The Crown Inn, to enable you all … Continue reading

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The John Allen Memorial Pool Competition

The Allen family would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition, donated prizes for the raffle or bought tickets. We would also like to thank Pete, Jackie, Andrew and the Working Men’s … Continue reading

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John and Sandra Howe

JOHN AND SANDRA A Pilton couple are moving to Cheltenham after 54 years and it certainly marks the end of an era. John and Sandra Howe came to Pilton in 1962 so their first winter involved trying to get to … Continue reading

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A plea to all Crafters and Knitters

A group of us in Pilton, North Wootton and West Compton are knitting and crocheting Twiddlemuffs, which are given to the local hospitals, to support patients with dementia. A Twiddlemuff is simply a knitted/ crocheted hand muff decorated with buttons, … Continue reading

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