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.

The Fox & Hounds is opening again

Yes, great news, our Fox & Hounds pub is opening again. For all the details you need in order to come down for a drink or a meal, please visit our website page.

Keith Gibbs

Keith Gibbs was a lifelong member of the Cattistock community. A letter Keith wrote to Patrick Nelson recently surfaced and gives us all an opportunity to share in a moment of generosity, from Keith to Patrick, back 2016.

Easter Treats Bags

Easter Monday was a very special day in Cattistock. To celebrate the occasion the village volunteers baked cakes and savouries which were bagged up, with an Easter card, and were distributed to every household in the village.  The bags were delivered by the children, who had also drawn the cards.  Please click here for many lovely photos and a write up.

Nature Table update

Do please visit the April update of the Nature Table, which describes some of the flora and fauna that can be found in the St Peter and St Paul’s churchyard. 

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Updated Local Travel Information

With the approach of the Easter break, and the gradual emergence from Covid restrictions, click here and scroll down the page to see updated local travel information.

Savill Hall spring clean

It’s Spring and it is not just nature that is stirring. Work is underway to further improve our Savill Hall, so why not read about the latest improvements and prepare for when we can visit the hall to see them for ourselves.

The Cattistock WI Spring Meetings

Our Cattistock WI has successfully held Zoom meetings throughout the winter and we have had many interesting speakers. We will be carrying on with these meetings until restrictions are lifted, but meanwhile we have some more fascinating talks to keep us going through the spring.  Please click here for more details.

Cattistock Tea Room

Exciting news – we now sell the fabulous Purbeck Ice Creams – do come and try one!

Our Tea Room is open for take away food and drink and our newly refurbished terrace will be open from 12 April when you can be served outside.  Click here for more details. 

 

Who’s Who: Nigel and Shelley Collins Instalment No. 2

The first instalment of the new Who’s Who article, written by Nigel Collins and covering the time his family ran a bus and coach business from the village was very well received. Building on that first instalment, covering the period up to the start of the 2nd World War, the second instalment of the article has now been added and can be read on the attached page:  Instalment No. 2 The end of the Second World War and onwards.

Spaghetti Bolognese and Profiteroles

February’s Cottage Pie has been followed up by Spaghetti Bolognese and Profiteroles, as Cattistock delivers 64 free, two course meals to people from across the community.