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11:55am Wednesday 22nd December 2010
AT a recent meeting of the Chickerell Partners and Communities Together (PACT) panel, they discussed the current state of the community gardens and open spaces in the area. The areas discussed were Aldabrand Close, Plover Drive, Maskew Close and the Peto Memorial Gardens.
9:59am Wednesday 1st December 2010
2:42pm Friday 15th October 2010
THE 10.10.10 tea party, organised by YouFirst and Chickerell@Play, was held in the Willowbed Hall and was a great success raising £1,170 for the youth forum, YouFirst, who are raising money for community seating.
2:55pm Friday 8th October 2010
8:47am Friday 17th September 2010
1:00pm Friday 10th September 2010
12:42pm Thursday 19th August 2010
3:41pm Thursday 12th August 2010
2:13pm Wednesday 11th August 2010
THE new name of a private nursing home in Weymouth, which specialises in the provision of care for sufferers of Alzheimer's and dementia, was officially unveiled as The Queen Charlotte Care Home by the Mayor of Chickerell Councillor Jean Dunseith on Tuesday August 3.
11:37am Monday 26th July 2010
12:47pm Monday 19th July 2010
1:01pm Wednesday 30th June 2010
THE Mayor of Chickerell, Councillor Jean Dunseith, attended the Victory Hall coffee morning to inform them that the Victory Hall committee had been successful in acquiring a grant from Chickerell Town Council of £500 through the grants to charities and voluntary bodies.
11:56am Wednesday 2nd June 2010
11:52am Thursday 29th April 2010
9:42am Wednesday 7th April 2010
The dream of new play areas for Chickerell is fast becoming a reality. Plans for a multi-use games area and children’s play area are being drawn up by Chickerell Town Council. Subject to planning permission, the two areas will be sited on Willowbed Field, which is owned and managed by the town council.
12:55pm Friday 5th March 2010
10:42am Wednesday 3rd February 2010
3:26pm Friday 27th November 2009
11:59am Wednesday 11th November 2009
9:51am Monday 26th October 2009
9:56am Saturday 10th October 2009
12:10pm Monday 17th August 2009
4:01pm Thursday 9th July 2009
A MULTI animal charity jumble sale is taking place at the Willowbed Hall on Saturday, July 18 at 2pm. The charities being supported are Brooke Animal Hospital, Riding for the Disabled, World Horse Welfare Society and Animal Asia. Please go along and support these causes. CHICKERELL’S PACT panel is asking for young people who are interested in setting up a Youth Forum to come along to a barbecue which is to be held at the Willowbed Hall on Monday, July 20. This is being held for young people and adults will only be allowed if they are accompanied by a young person!
2:40pm Friday 5th June 2009
CHICKERELL and Charlestown Townswomen’s Guild will be holding a meeting at Marshallsay Court on Tuesday, June 16th. They will have a speaker talking on “An insight into the work of the Samaritans” which starts at 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
9:53am Friday 29th May 2009
The tea dances at the Willowbed Hall are still going from strength to strength. The next one is on Friday, June 5th at 2pm. There will be the usual refreshments and a raffle. The entrance fee is £2 with all profits going to Age Concern. Non dancers are welcome to attend. Ducklings Pre School is holding an open day on Wednesday, June 10th. You are invited to go along and meet the staff and find out more about Ducklings between 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 6.30pm - 7.30pm
1:26pm Thursday 9th April 2009
12:19pm Wednesday 1st April 2009
CHARLESTOWN Victory Hall is hosting a free local talk this Wednesday, April 8. The talk is all about hearing dogs and will be given by Derek Williams who will be accompanied by his canine friend Dundee. This promises to be a very interesting and fun talk with a chance to find out exactly what these wonderful dogs are capable of.
2:50pm Wednesday 25th March 2009
THE Chickerell Community Litter Team are holding a litter pick on Saturday, April 4 at 2pm. Please meet at the Willowbed Hall if you would like to join in. Afterwards you are welcome to join the social gathering for tea and cakes in the council suite, Willowbed Hall. A litter pick is also planned for September. Please go along and join in
11:49am Friday 27th February 2009
THE ever popular tea dances continue at the Willowbed Hall on Friday, March 6. It starts at 2pm and the fun continues until 4pm. Refreshments are available and there will be a raffle, entrance costs just £2 and all proceeds go to Age Concern. Non dancers are welcome to attend.
2:02pm Friday 13th February 2009
9:20pm Monday 15th December 2008
2:25pm Sunday 16th November 2008
ON TUESDAY, November 18 the Chickerell and Charlestown Townswomen’s Guild will be holding a gathering with a special visit from Sue Danton with her Posh Rocks. This will be a great opportunity to buy some unusual Christmas presents. The evening will be starting at 7.30pm at Marshallsay Court. Visitors and new members are always made very welcome.
3:08pm Thursday 6th November 2008
3:06pm Thursday 6th November 2008
SOME of you who catch the number 8 buses into town regularly may already be aware that the bus route from Chickerell to the town centre changed on Sunday, November 2. However, it is only the route that is changing and not the times of the buses. Basically buses will not be going down Abbotsbury Road or Newstead Road anymore but will carry straight on down through Chickerell Road coming out onto Boot Hill. Having been in touch with the First bus company they have told me that people will still be able to get a bus from Asda back to Chickerell, but unfortunately instead of catching it directly outside Asda, as they can do at the moment, they will have to go around the back and up on to Chickerell Road to the bus stop just before the old tunnel. Not really as convenient and quite difficult when carrying heavy shopping bags I should think!
9:18pm Friday 17th October 2008
CHICKERELL and Charlestown Townswomen’s Guild will be holding their next meeting on Tuesday, October 21. It will be held at Marshallsay Court and will start at 7pm. Go along and see what ‘Yvonne’s special’ is all about!
11:12am Thursday 2nd October 2008
10:13am Tuesday 30th September 2008
7:49pm Friday 12th September 2008
12:38pm Friday 22nd August 2008
9:54am Thursday 21st August 2008
12:05pm Thursday 14th August 2008
8:52am Thursday 14th August 2008
THE Mayor and Mayoress of Chickerell, Councillor Norman Carter and Mrs Jan Carter held their Civic Day on Friday, July 25th. Mayors and Chairmen from all over Dorset and some of Somerset attended and took in some of the delights of the town.
11:25am Wednesday 23rd July 2008
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