News & Notices

If you have any items for the News & Notices section, please email Karol Caballero, or text 07958 199882. You may also email Beth Smith, or text 07557 809330.

Who’s Who: Nigel and Shelley Collins

A new Who’s Who article has been added to the website and this is one with a difference. The article is written by Nigel Collins and covers the time his family ran a bus and coach business from the village. The article is rich with information about this Cattistock based enterprise, to the point where we have decided to run it over three instalments – so please read: Instalment No.1 Up to the start of the 2nd World War.

Cottage Pie and peas supper

Read about yet another example of Cattistock’s superb community spirit, with Liz, Scott and Donna from the Fox & Hounds and village volunteers making and delivering free Cottage Pie and peas to over 40 people  

NHS Jurassic Coast Primary Care Network

Do read about the superb contribution our local Primary Care Network (PCN) has been making to the UK’s challenging Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Bertie Newman 2020 Young Farmer of the Year

Congratulations to Bertie Newman, our near neighbour at Manor Farm, winner of the 2020 Young Farmer of the Year competition. Read the Farmers Weekly summary for all the details.

COVID-19 vaccination programme in Dorset

The attached provides the latest update about Dorset’s successful COVID-19 vaccination programme.


Do please visit the Nature Table and read an extra February update supplied by Sue Willows. It is a lovely piece, describing Sue and John’s garden as it enters another Spring.

CHST The Pound Piece Surgery

Vaccination Update

The Tollerford Practice has issued the following update, as at 1st February 2021,  regarding the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  See the details HERE

The CCG also have a webpage that’s regularly updated with the latest vaccination information for Dorset.  See the details HERE 




Hardware Donations or Loans

After a wonderful response for hardware requests to help families with home learning, the school have passed on their appreciation and thanks for a great community spirit – they truly value the help.  Please read more HERE

Cattistock Food Bank

For anyone experiencing difficulties at the moment and having to turn to our Food Bank for support, or for those generous people donating food and general provisions, please read the attached update on how to use the Food Bank.

Latest News on “Walking for Health” Walks

When active, our walks alternate between Cattistock and Maiden Newton.  For current information please see the latest COVID19 update from Walking for Health HERE and CALENDAR for walk dates.

To find out more or check for status please contact Barbara Evans, Scheme Co-Ordinator Tel: 07810 153012