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WANTED - New members  for South Petherton Yourth Parish Council.
if you are aged between 12-19 and want to get involved in your community then please contact SPYPC on: SouthPethertonYouthParishCouncil@outlook.com  or 079662815959 or speak to a Youth Worker at the Youth Club for more information.
Meet new friends, try new things, have FUN and together we can make a difference as ‘not all young people are the same’

During the Summer Break why not think about entering the 'PETHERTON POETRY PLEASE' Poetry Competition 2014.
Theme: Water. Deadline 11pm, Tuesday, 30th September 2014. CLICK HERE for more details and the entry form.

Saturday 27th Sept.  10am - noon in the Methodist Church Room
S.P  Community Hospital League of Friends. COFFEE MORNING, CHRISTMAS CARD & CALENDAR SALE. Please come and see our selection of excellent quality cards and local calendars. The money raised at our sale will help support our local Hospital.

Saturday 27th Sept. 2 pm – 4 pm  South Petherton Community Hospital Harvest Fete
Homemade cakes, Teas, Unwanted gifts, Crafts, Plants and produce,  Raffle,
Name the Teddy, Christmas Cards, Musical Mayhem with Slides and Bones,
Donations of cakes/plants/bottles gratefully received.   Please come along and support your local hospital.

Thurs 9th October. 4.30 - 8.30pm. Frogmary Green Farm Tour.
The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group SouthWest, is a charity that promotes sustainable agriculture and wildlife protection on farms.
Each year we run a regional competition, the Barn Owl Award, to give recognition to farms that have shown long term commitment to sustainability  and improving wildlife. This years
Highly Commended was Nick and Clare Bragg of Frogmary Green Farm in South Petherton. We are holding a celebratory farm tour there on 9th October, Please come and join us.  Entry  - Donation to FWAG.

Saturday, October 11th.   7am to 9pm.  BELLRINGING WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT.
A team of experienced bellringers from all over the country are hoping to beat a record set in Birmingham 50 years ago in a Peal Attempt of Cambridge Surprise Maximus - this involves over 21,00 changes.
The Church will be open all day so that visitors can listen to the bells and see the ringers via a live video link.
Refreshments will be available.
It is aimed to raise over £20,000 through Sponsorship to be shared between Macmillan Cancer Support; the Church and local groups - details from office@southpethertonchurch.org.uk or www.southpethertonchurch.org.uk

Mon Nov 24th.  at the Blake Hall.  Folk music concert with Steve Pledger & Ange Hardy

SEPTEMBER at the David Hall
Sat 20th.  Coope Boyes and Simpson. 8pm. £15.
Weds 24th.  Coffee Morning 10am - 12 noon
Fri 26th. Blue Jasmine (12) A PPS Film. 8pm. £5
Sat 27th.  Moscow Drug Club. 8pm. £11.
Sun 28th. Performance Night.

OCTOBER
Thurs 2nd  Kathryn Tickell & The Side. 8pm.  £16.00
Sat 4th  Bargain Books & Bric-a-brac. 9.30 -12.30pm
Sat 4th. The Producers Blues Band.  8pm. £13.00
Tues 7th - Thurs 9th. SPCAS Drama Group presents Two One Act Comedies. 7.30pm.  £6.

Monday mornings at the Blake Hall.  9.30-10.30am.  Qigong Shibashi for beginners.
A sequence of eighteen gentle flowing movements to improve the health and harmony of mind and body.
Followed by Hatha Yoga.  10.45am - 12 noon
Learn the postures, breathing and relaxation techniques of yoga to improve flexibility, balance and concentration.
For more information phone Sandra Harvey 01460 281883 or 07876 102212

Mondays 7.20-8.20pm. South Petherton Scout Hut. Wu style Tai Chi Chuan.
Classes for beginners. All adult ages welcome Contact Conrad Elliott 07752 324706

Tuesdays. Dance Academy. Ballet,Tap & Jazz classes for children at the David Hall.
Classes are £4  each. Times: 3.30pm Pre Primary Ballet from 2 ½ years. 4.00pm Primary Ballet from 5 years.
4.30pm Beginners Tap from 5 years. 5.00pm beginners Jazz from 5 years.  
For more information contact Amanda Thornton  07590555853  or Linda Tunbridge 07568180318.

Tuesdays. Reiki Healing. 7pm - 9pm.  Over Stratton Village Hall. Phone Dave 240308

Wednesdays. 10 - 11.30am (Term time only) ‘Babes and Tots’ at the Coke Memorial Church.
Crafts, play, fun, refreshments and friendly chat.  1st child £1.50, 25p each additional child.
Contact Jane on 07917 452653 for more information.


Fridays.  9.30am-10.30am. Pilates with Sharon at the Blake Hall. More info 07714 793928

Saturday mornings.  Ballet, Pre School Dance, Hip Hop, Street Dance for children from 2.5 - 16 years at The Blake Hall, . Please contact Helen Laxton 01935 863865 or visit www.helenlaxtonschoolofdancing.com

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This site is designed to serve and promote the communities comprising South Petherton, Over Stratton, Compton Durville and all the small hamlets amongst and between these larger groups of houses. I run it as a private individual now - it has nothing to do with the Parish Council who will (one day) have their own site Your comments about the current content of the site are welcome. If there’s anything you think should be included; if you have any events or plans that you or your group want to publicise or even a photograph - anything of local interest - just email it to me. Tony.charman@talktalk.net

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