News & Notices

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AGM – Dorset Knob Throwing

AGM – Dorset Knob Throwing

The Dorset Knob Throwing AGM is on Tuesday 23 July at 7.00pm in The Savill Hall. Open to anyone from the village and surrounding communities. There will be a full report on the 2019 event; presentation of accounts (and don’t forget that this event brought over £10,000 to the village); an open forum to air all thoughts on the event; and the election of a new Committee. The KnobFest Constitution is available by clicking here, or by emailing the committee. Anyone eligible who wishes to join the Committee need only declare it at the meeting.

Fete News

Click here for new images from this year’s Fete week, which includes images from the Children’s Tea Party, the Boules competition, Cattistock Got Talent and Fete Day.

Royal British Legion (RBL) Poppy Appeal Organiser required

Due to changing family circumstances the Poppy Appeal Organiser for RBL Area TCF19 (Maiden Newton, Cattistock and surrounding area) is unable to continue.  Therefore, a new Organiser is required for the Poppy Appeal 2019.

This voluntary position requires very little effort for most of the year but significant commitment for about four to six weeks around the period of Remembrance in November each year.  Essentially the main duties are the preparation, distribution and collect of Poppy Appeal trays and collection tins; counting and banking of all monies collected; and completion of all necessary returns to the RBL Poppy Appeal central office.

If you are willing to take over this position supporting a very well-known and worthwhile charity or for further information please contact the outgoing Organiser, Peter Dobbs on 01300 321550 or dobbs30p@yahoo.co.uk as soon as possible.

Warning – Opportunist thieves operating in the village.

Around mid morning on Monday 15 July, brazen thieves stole a hedge trimmer from the side of a house in Cattistock. Although they were seen, they managed to make off in a white transit van. This a reminder that we should all be vigilant, noting any unusual vehicle movements, and take steps to protect our property.

Butterflies Tea Room

Click here – Butterflies Tea Room is now open and a new page has been added to the website in the Facilities and Accommodation section,

Open Gardens

Open Gardens -click here for an update  including details of the prize winners for the draw.