The November 2019 edition of the Bride Valley News can be read HERE
The deadline for copy for any month’s issue is mid-day of the second Thursday of the preceding month. All material for publication must be sent to the Village Correspondent. For Litton Cheney this is:John Firrell, Tel: 01308 482313 email:
Want to contribute to the well-being of Litton? Why not join the Premier Crew, a group of well-intentioned citizens of our village who clean and tidy up areas when they need a little bit of care and attention. Your ability to help will undoubtedly depend on your availability and you are not expected to turn up everytime there is a call to arms. Gender equality is alive and well, as is the bonhomie or bonfemme on offer whenever we meet. With enough volunteers we could even become the Grand Crew! If you would like to join us, please contact John Firrell on 01308 482313.
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Scouting helps provide #skillsforlife to over 800 young people across the Dorchester and West Dorset area. Bride Valley Scout Group meets on a Monday evening at LATCH in Litton Cheney. We are currently looking for adults to join our active leader team delivering scouting to young people. Do you have the skills to support our youngsters? This could be in a supportive role on our committee, or attending meetings to pass on your knowledge. Whatever walk of life you are from, your life experiences and skills would be of interest to us and the youngsters we support. Scouting offers a comprehensive support package to our leaders, with the ability for you to learn new skills such as camping and fire lighting, to climbing and power boating! We also have spaces currently available for youngsters to join us on a Monday night, so if you are aged 6 to 106 and would like to join the adventure please contact the district / group team on
Bride Valley Scout Group - Can you inspire?
Remembrance Day Service – Monday 11 th November – 10.45 a.m. Local residents are invited to join Thorner’s school in a Service of Remembrance at St Mary’s church on Monday 11 th November. The service will commence at 10.45 a.m. The Two Minute Silence will be observed at 11 a.m. All welcome.
Remembrance Day Service
This year’s event falls on Saturday 16 th November and will feature Portugese wine. If you haven’t already booked now would be the time to do so – places get filled up very quickly. Should you want to attend this wine tasting with one of the world’s top wine experts who just happens to live in the Bride Valley then please contact either Wendy Firrell on 482532 or Freddie Spicer 482617 for more details.
Several complaints have been received from farmers regarding dog poo in fields containing livestock. Responsible dog owners need read no further because they know what now follows. Failing to pick up after your dog could result in livestock having to be put down if it picks up an infection. Dogs are carnivores - cattle and sheep are vegetarians - please pick up!
Annual Wine Tasting with Steven Spurrier
Exercising Dogs in Fields
Bridport Cohousing are soon to start building their CLT development of 53 all affordable eco homes in North Allington. People currently living in Litton Cheney may be eligible for one of these lovely homes and we will be having an event in Bridport Town Hall on Sunday 17 November for people to come to ask questions and find out more. We are looking for young families, young adults still living with parents, first time buyers and people on the housing register who are interested in living in cohousing. It will be free, but ticketed via Eventbrite .The link is Many thanks Lin Scrannage - Organiser of Bridport Cohousing
Affordable Housing in Bridport