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Do you have a garden worth sharing?

Following a successful Open Gardens Campaign in summer 2017, St. Margaret’s Hospice is now seeking keen gardeners to open their gardens and allotments in aid of the hospice during 2018. The Open Garden Season runs from May to September, however some of gardens are...

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Don’t bury the turkey!

Christmas is Somerset’s most wasteful time, when tonnes of materials that should be recycled – including thousands of turkey carcasses – get buried in landfill, residents have been warned. Faced with their family’s festive mess, many fill endless black plastic sacks,...

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Free Christmas tree collection service

  The Gardens Group is offering customers who buy their Christmas trees from Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil, Castle Gardens in Sherborne and Poundbury Gardens near Dorchester a free Christmas tree collection service throughout January. With the local councils no longer...

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Fresh new look for Drayton Village Hall

Fresh new look for Drayton Village Hall Drayton Village Hall has new kitchen blinds and blackout curtains thanks to contributions from the local community and a £750 grant from South Somerset District Council’s Area North Committee. The...

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Old Computers needed for Autism Services Project

Old Computers needed for Autism Services Project A non-profit making co-operative, made up of people with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome is running a small computer refurbishing project, upgrading and repairing old computers to sell or give to...

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Pound for Pound

Pound for Pound Julia’s House children’s hospice is asking supporters to consider donating their old £1 coins instead of exchanging them before they go out of circulation on 15th October.  Anyone wishing to support the charity’s Pound for Pound...

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