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Defibrillator Training

Ready to save a life?

Be ready!  AED (Defibrillator) training.  Saturday  9th February at 2.00pm in The Savill Hall.

It will last no more than 1 hour.

Everyone welcome especially youngsters who are mature enough to benefit from Defibrillator  training.

Children of Fiji ‘Money Matters’ Quiz

Children of Fiji ‘Money Matters’ Quiz available (suggested £1 minimum donation). 70 mainly cryptic questions relating to monetary terms.

Get your copy from Peter and Margaret Long,  the Fox and Hounds or via the website Closing date March 3rd 2019. All money raised to treat infantile jaundice in Fiji. At present many children in Fiji with this condition die or suffer severe brain damage. We can get the necessary equipment to treat them.

New arrival

Edith Lily Marie Langford was born on the 11th January 2019 weighing 8lbs 7ozs. Proud parents are Sara and Martin Langford and even prouder grandparents are Buddy and Heather.  Congratulations.

Chair Based Exercises

Chair Based exercises are starting up again at Webber’s Piece, Maiden Newton on Wednesday 13 Feb at 2pm with a free taster session.   To find out more contact Sally Cunningham – 07958 404993, or email The charge after the free taster is £5 per session.

Welcome to new residents in Cattistock

We would like to extend a warm welcome to two new families who have recently moved into Cattistock.

Beth and Dave Smith , Kennel Lane and Pip and Annette Summers in Melvelawns.

We hope that you will be very happy in our delightful village.




Church Cleaning Volunteer needed.

Church cleaning volunteer needed!   Help required for cleaning the inside of the church.   There is a small group of us that help keep the church clean.  Just a small amount of your time on average once every 6 weeks.  Contact Barbara Evans on 01300 320875 if you are interested in helping.