Jude from Gray's of Stalbridge invites you to join her and friends for a Drop-in Coffee Morning from 9.00am to 1.00pm on Thursday 26th July 2018. Tea, coffee and cake will be provided so why not pop along and have a natter? This Coffee Morning will be in aid of NASS (The National ankylosing spondylitis society). There will be cakes to buy and a raffle etc. This will help us raise funds for NASS, this debilitating condition.
What is it?
Ankylosing spondylitis, is a painful, incurable inflammatory arthritis mainly affecting the spine. Inflammation occurs around the spine causing pain, stiffness and fatigue. Over time repeated inflammation can lead to fusion of the vertebrae causing more pain and restricted mobility.
Grays of Stalbridge
High Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LJ
Stalbridge Town Council hosted the Annual Town Meeting on Wednesday 24th May at 7.30pm in Stalbridge Hall. This was a meeting for the Town rather than a Parish Council meeting, in order to allow people to come together and celebrate activities that are going on and to discuss matters which effect the Parish. Items which appeared on the Agenda are listed below...
1. To approve the minutes of the last Annual Meeting on 18th May 2016
2. PC / PCSO’s
3. Town Council Chairmans report
4. Town Council Transport Representatives report
5. Stalbridge Hall Committee Report
6. Playing Fields Committee Report
7. Allotments Society report
8. Stalbright report
9. Rights of Way liason Officer’s Report
10. Library management Group
11. St Mary’s PCC report
12. Scout Group Report
13. Information Office Report
14. Reports from other organisation / Groups
15. To receive a report on the future provision of GP service in
16. Open forum / questions to organisations present
To view the draft minutes of the meeting please click on the button below
To view the individual reports mentioned in the minutes of the meeting please click on the buttons below
SCARS (Stalbridge Cancer and Recovery Support) are hosting a fun day of crafts stalls and pampering on Sunday 24th June from 11.00am to 5.00pm in Stalbridge Hall. A fun day for all, to include Jewellery, Handmade Cards, Pampering Area offering Nails and Treatments, Raffle, Face Painting plus much more including Lady B with her fabulous clothing on the Boutique in a Bus....not to mention a Cafe area where you can relax over a drink and a selection of lovely cakes. SCARS look forward to welcoming you and thank you for your continued support of this wonderful local cancer support group.
SCARS (Stalbridge Cancer & Recovery Support) is a local organisation set up by Tracy White in September 2014. As a cancer survivor herself, Tracy decided to set up SCARS with the sole aim of offering a safe and confidential environment to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a survivor, carer friend or family so that they could feel supported and not alone. The group meet on the last Friday of every month at The Hub, Station Road, Stalbridge (free car park to the right of the building) from 2pm - 4pm. We welcome people of all ages and you do not need to reside in Stalbridge to attend. Members provide advice, emotional and practical support where needed along with other information on benefits, other support groups or general details and can provide leaflets and information from many cancer charities free of charge.
Stalbridge Primary School invite you to their "Blooming Great Tea Party" on Wednesday 20th June 2018 from 3pm onwards at Stalbridge Primary School, in aid of The Marie Curie Organisation. The money raised by this event will help Marie Curie Nurses care for people living with a terminal illness across the UK.
Starting on Monday 25th June 2018, Buses of Somerset will be running a NEW X10 Service, operating on Mondays to Fridays ONLY on behalf of Dorset County Council. This new service replaces the one previously provided by South West Coaches. Please check the new timetable by clicking on the button below, as there are new journey times. Please also note that the bus will no longer operate via Sherborne Railway Station. Instead, the bus will travel along the A30 via Greenhill and Coldharbour.
So what happened to The Stalbridge Arms? Well, since we last spoke to you the process of planning, architects, arranging trades etc has taken some time, as it normally does with listed buildings and conservation areas. But we haven't been sitting around with our Arms folded (so to speak)....we've purchased, renovated and opened another one of our pubs....The Star at Star, which opened on 11th May near the Mendip Hills in Somerset. And the good news is... You're next, Stalbridge! The full renovation of The Star at Star took less than two months so as soon as the starting pistol fires for The Stalbridge Arms we will be 'Bolting' to the finish line in record time!
In the meantime why not have a look at our new pub, The Star at Star and perhaps even pay us a visit while you wait for your new Stalbridge pub to be finished? And hopefully soon we will be able to welcome you with Open Arms!
There are some seats still available on The Stalbridge W.I. summer day trip to Seaton in Devon on Monday 16th July, leaving the Hub car park at 9.15am and costing £10 per person. This will be a Free day to do as you like! The Weather is Booked!! We will be returning from Seaton at 4.15pm approx. Details from June Harman 01963 362696. And to entice you to join the trip just click on the button below for more information on Seaton.
Blackmore Vale Revival is an annual Classic Vehicle and Vintage Show, held at the beginning of July at Henstridge Airfield on the Somerset/Dorset Border. Visitors traditionally dress in vintage clothing at the show, which includes trade and craft stalls, family entertainment, beer and refreshment tents and arena entertainment, all in the style of the Goodwood Revival.
This Year's Event will take place on Saturday 7th July 2018. Raffle tickets for the event will be on sale outside Dike and Sons Supermarket in Stalbridge this Saturday 16th June where Andy Dike will be allowing access to view the Family classic vehicle and memorabilia collection.
Fitting words from the 2017 Blackmore Vale Revival
"A truly memorable year, in every respect . We had excellent weather and the organisation was very good, I could go all day, but it is easier to say we all had a superb day at the Blackmore Vale Revival and we are looking forward to next year.
Ladies & Gentlemen may we introduce the Decadettes on stage at the 2018 Blackmore Vale Revival. The Group sing a variety of music from 1920s through to 1960s, nostalgic harmonies creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a bygone era which is perfect for the Revival Event.
Below you can see from last year's programme that there is so much to do and see at The Blackmore Vale Revival.
For more information on this year's event just click on the logo below
Thyme After Time Update on our Tapas and Paella Evening (Friday 15th June at 7pm)
Freshly back from our holiday trip to the Adalusia area of Spain, we are firing on all cylinders and I have written a lovely menu for you to enjoy.
Two thirds of the tables are now reserved but we do have a few spaces remining if you would like to join us?
Here is the menu we plan to cook up for you-
Upon your arrival- sharing platters
Andalusian garlic prawns,
Potato and garlic Spanish tortilla,
Main course Buffet
Paella with chicken, chorizo & prawns
Spanish smoky pork meatballs with peppers, tomatoes and smoked paprika
Fresh broad bean and herb fritters
Spanish roast paprika potatoes
Tomato salad with red onions, anchovies, capers, and fresh oregano with crispy paprika and garlic breadcrumbs
Dressed green baby leaf salad
Galician orange and almond cake
Homemade meringues with peaches and strawberries
Chocolate, hazelnut and fig tart
Caramelised rice pudding with candied orange
Marshfield Farm orange sorbet
Fresh coffee from our espresso machine
Price per head- £29.50, payable upon booking. We are also very happy to provisionally reserve you a table for 24 hours whilst you get in touch with your pals to know if they can come with you.
You are welcome to bring your own Sangria or whichever alcoholic drink you so choose, we simply charge you £1 per person to cover bottle disposal and glass washing.
We hope you will come and join us!
Margot, Steve and the gang.
Thyme after time | Event Catering, Online Foodstore & Café in the heart of rural Dorset
Grays of Stalbridge Crochet Jewelry Workshop, Thursday 14th June 2018 from 2pm till 4.30pm.
An introduction to crochet with beads. Make a unique jewelry wrap which can be worn as a necklace or a multi-strand bracelet. This workshop is suitable for beginners - a selection of beads and a written stitch guide are provided - You are welcome to bring your own beads or charms to incorporate into your design. Tea and cakes will be provided during the afternoon.
To secure a place a on this workshop please pop into the shop or phone us to pay a £5 deposit.
Grays of Stalbridge
High Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LJ