Activities

Events at Shaftesbury Library: Police, Knitting and Dementia Action Week!

Thursday 5th May between 10am – 11am PCSO Leatt will be coming to Shaftesbury Library for an informal drop in advice and guidance session. Meet the Team! SJ 10_02_20 Back by very popular demand…Shaftesbury Library’s very own Knit and Natter group are leading a totally free knitting and crochet session on Saturday 14 May 10.00 – …

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Green Gang

See Dorset Page for information on Green Gang. The first work party of 2022 was on 26th January and will now (hopefully) be fortnightly. Green Gang will be doing things like clearing paths, preparing ground and planting trees. If you know of anyone who would like to join Green Gang, the leader, Bob Messer, likes …

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Friends of Stour Connect – Update

The Stour Connect cafe is open 9.30-1.30 Mondays to Thursdays. On Mondays there is a community breakfast social club.  Outdoor courtyard seating area available Meals on Wheels service covers Marnhull, Child Okeford, Hazelbury Bryan, Motcombe, The Stours, Kington Magna, Stalbridge, Gillingham, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton areas. The cost is £6.50 or £7.50 with pudding.  No …

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The Countryman’s club, Rylands farm – a reminder

https://countrymenuk.org/ A little outside our area as nearer Sherborne but an incredibly useful resource. The Countrymen’s Club, Rylands Farm “offers a vital lifeline for retired farmers and outdoor loving men to meet and support each other as they face life’s challenges”.  Jill Millward 01963 210789 (Tues & Thurs) email [email protected] Activities include “feeding and checking …

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Would you like to play Walking Football? Players required to re-start Gillingham Group

I have been in touch with Gillingham Football Club to find out what is happening with this once popular activity which originated with a Dorset Mind project at Riversmeet Leisure Centre. “Currently Walking football is suspended, as no one is coming to play, before COVID we were up to 30 participants. We would like nothing …

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