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changing acute inpatient mental health services for adults

20th January 2020

Have your say about proposals for changing acute inpatient mental health services for adults of working age Health and care services in Somerset are running a public consultation to gather feedback from local people about the future locations of acute mental health beds for people of working age. The consultation runs until 12 April 2020.  An acute mental health ward is where patients are admitted to provide them with the level of treatment and support they need. This might be because they…

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Cherry Pie Lane consultation website in regard to the new building behind Bennet Close.

20th January 2020

The Cherry Pie Lane consultation website…… www.sparkfordconsultation.com  is going live this evening and so we would be grateful if you could advertise this on your village Facebook page and website.

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Health Walks

10th January 2020

South Somerset District Council support 30 Health Walks in South Somerset which are set up to encourage people to take up walking and to support those who come to us following surgery or illness and/or otherwise may not want to walk alone.  As it is the beginning of the New Year when people make resolutions to get more active I wondered if you would advertise the following text below on your website or in a parish newsletter to promote the Health Walks.   Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to…

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Christmas Tree recycling

17th December 2019

Please see attached a poster for you to display to advertise the Christmas Tree Recycling.   If you requested a specific collection date, this will be included, otherwise it will state Monday 13th January and the compound will be emptied as soon as possible after this date.  

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School Admissions

12th December 2019

A six week consultation on school admissions arrangements for children who are due to start, transfer or move schools during the 2021-22 school year is currently taking place.   This consultation applies to the admission arrangements for those schools and academies who have contracted with the Local Authority to consult on their admission arrangements on their behalf.   This consultation allows parents, early years settings, schools, religious authorities and the local community to make any…

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McDonalds steps in to help Parish hall

12th December 2019

Sparkford Parish Hall Committee would like to thank McDonalds and their team, especially Rachel, for financing and carrying out the redecoration of the hall entrance and the ladies and gents loos, including replacing the lampshades.  This generous contribution to the interior maintenance of the hall is very much appreciated.  

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Mulled Wine at the Vale of Camelot Growers

6th December 2019

VALE OF CAMELOT GROWERS - Sparkford Not only are we selling beautiful un-netted trees for you to choose from but also festive planted tubs, holly wreaths, Christmas tree stands, locally made jam and chutney, willow products and more gift ideas. This weekend, mulled wine and mince pies and small ponies looking festive!! ( just Saturday) Open 7 days a week - 9.30-4.30 Tel : 07969 372979

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Changes to Bus Times

6th December 2019

I am writing to advise you of the upcoming changes to Services 5, 8 and 19 which are currently operated by South West Coaches.  Due to new legislation which is being introduced by central government from 1st January 2020, which requires all coaches to be accessible, Somerset County Council will be taking over the operation of these routes from the 2nd January 2020.  After looking at passenger numbers, we will be using a minibus to better match demand, rather than a coach.  We’ve also had to…

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Vale Of Camelot Growers Christmas Goodies!

25th November 2019

Hello Everyone   We'll be opening for:   CHRISTMAS TREES, WREATHS, FESTIVE PLANTED POTS AND GIFT IDEAS from SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBER Open 7 days a week, 9.30am - 4.30pm Traditional, smelly Norway Spruce Non-drop Nordman Fir Cut trees, some potted trees and big Spruce to be cut, all beautiful for your home. REMEMBER WEAR YOUR WELLIES - it could get muddy!!!  

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St Margarets Hospice

25th November 2019

Please find attached a copy of our latest update, which may be of interest to your  elected members and residents.  Thank you for your continuing support,  

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