Month: November 2014

We will remember them

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horses1As the world marks Remembrance Day this week, here’s a picture of Broadwindsor Square taken in August 1915 when horses from all over the parish were commandeered for the 1914-18 war.

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Hedgehog conservation

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Interested in hedgehog conservation in Broadwindsor?
Then Mike Lowing, from the Dorset Mammal Group, would like to hear from you.
Mike, from Common Water Lane, put an article in the parish magazine and had a reply from a villager, who took a photo of one in June this year.
Says Mike: “This is encouraging because it is many years (2002) since I’ve seen one around here and I was beginning to think they had disappeared from the area entirely.
“I’d like to discover whether anyone would be interested to help form a small team of hedgehog fans to do a detailed survey and promote conservation measures.
“The Dorset Mammal Group can provide a speaker (free) for an evening talk in the Comrades Hall if there is sufficient interest.
“If Broadwindsor were to form such a group, it would be the fourth such in Dorset to get off the ground.  Bridport Hedgehog Town was the first, with Piddletrenthide and East Stour following close behind.  Our aim is to spread the word throughout the county.”
If you’re interested, please contact hedgehogs@dorsetmammalgroup.org.uk or phone Mike on 867228.
For information about hedgehogs, visit the Dorset Mammal Group website.

Quiz Night

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Saturday 15 November

Comrades Hall

Broadwindsor

7.30pm

Teams of 4 (or fewer)

Tickets (including supper) £5

From The Music House 868120

or King Charles Cottage 867638

(please bring your own drink and glass)

In aid of Broadwindsor Fun Day 2015

Afternoon Praise

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Sundays 16 Nov 2014, 18 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 March 2015

Comrades Hall

3.30pm

A new service for Broadwindsor (winter only).

A half-hour service of hymns, bible story, thought for the day and prayer followed by tea and chat.

Contact Rev Jo Neary on 867816 for details.