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.

Dorset Knob Throwing 2021 – Cancelled Due to Covid 19 Restrictions

The Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Festival will, unfortunately, not take place in 2021 but, after a two year break, will return to Cattistock on Sunday 1 May 2022. Read more here.

Cattistock 200 Club – Covid update.

Due to existing Covid-19 infection levels it has been decided to defer this year’s 200 Club lottery. The purpose is to protect our customers and collectors alike. Cattistock’s 200 Club will return later this year.


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.

Annie Freud’s new collection of poems

Annie Freud, the leader of Cattistock’s Poetry Group, has produced a fourth collection of her poems, Hiddensee. To read more about what brought about Hiddensee look on the Poetry Group’s page.

Interesting Zoom Meetings at the WI

Cattistock WI members are looking forward to some creative and stimulating Zoom meetings to start the year.  Please click here for more details.  New members very welcome.

Village Tearoom Update

Our Village Tearoom will be open during lockdown for takeaway baguettes, sandwiches, cakes etc.   Please click here for further details of all the lovely food available.

New Year – New News

Wishing the Cattistock Community a Very Happy New Year from the Web Team.

If you have any snippets of village news to brighten up the start of 2021, please do let us have them.  Just email Beth or Karol – they would love to hear from you.

Cattistock village library

Please be aware that while we remain in Tier 3, we are prevented from entering the Fox and Hounds, which in turn means the community library is closed.

But there has recently been some generous donations of good quality books, so as soon as we can visit the library some new titles will be added to the choice of books already available.  

The Church Repairs to the Lady Chapel

Please visit The Church, Team and Services page to read an update on the repairs to the Lady Chapel.

The Cattistock Phone Box – Phase 2

Read here for the latest details of the return of Cattistock’s original red Phone Box. Please scroll down to read the story as we approach the grand unveiling.