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These Pop In Performers Shows are always great fun - come and see this one in December!

 

Click the Image above to see Photographs of the Village War Memorial, on Remembrance Sunday this year

 

The above was a fascinating event. You can see the Presentation Powerpoint by clicking here - please note that the Presentation is fully Copyrighted

 

You can see a Summary and Photographs from the recent September 2014 Junior Church Service, by clicking the Photograph above...

 

In early October, we had the Pop in Place Strictly Come Dancing & Cabaret Evening. Click the Image above, to see the Programme, Photographs and Results from the Event!

 

 

 

May's Wood in Bere Regis, Dorset celebrated its first anniversary on September 28th 2014. We take a quick look back to when the first saplings were planted in 2013, and Linda Lamon shares her images of their growth through the seasons. Huge thanks to Dr Brian May for providing a place for wildlife and wildflowers to thrive. Original music track © Linda Lamon. Created by Linda Lemon on 18th September 2014.

 

A reminder for village history buffs! Here are two books on local history, written by villager John Pitfield. To the left is 'A Guide Book for Bere Regis' (published in 2011). Its 170 pages have a wealth of Photographs and information about the history of the Village.

To the left is 'Bere Regis Names' (published in 2014). It contains collected family information of about 1,000 surnames recorded in all the Bere Regis parish records. Histories on some names stretch from 1370 to 1939. Some classic names covered are Rodigine Elrudge, Mellyer Hellyer, Joseph Joseph, Page Savage, Gabriel Shitler, Penticost Skutt, Theophilus Snell, Siberia Snook, Julius Squibb, Thomas Thomas, Hercules Trewe, Plucknett Tutty and Shadrach Whittle!

The Books are £20 each and can be bought at the Post Office, or ordered for an extra £5 P&P. You can contact John by email for more info, or look here for more information on these and other books on the village.

 

Christmas Day Lunch 2014

Would you like to spend Christmas Day with friends but don’t have the space at home? Fed up of cooking a turkey for one or two people? Bought a box of Christmas crackers and will still be using them in 3 years?

If you could have lunch cooked and served to you with no shopping or washing up to do – for a fraction of the cost of going out to a restaurant – would you be interested?

Well we might have the solution for you! Plans are being made to hold a Bere Regis Village Christmas Day lunch at the Scout Hut but we need to find out if there is any community interest and an idea of numbers before we can go ahead. We don’t need to know exact numbers or get a commitment from you – just putting feelers out to the local community to find out if we need to book Santa Claus to visit.

Please could you contact Karen on 07789 005 630 or Andrea on 01929 472 588 to register your interest.

 

As part of the community Bere 14-18 Commemorations, a small team is researching the lives of the men of our three local parishes (Bere Regis, Winterborne Kingston & Affpuddle/Turnerspuddle) who served in the forces in the Great War. Their names are listed if you click the Picture above. If you think you are a descendent of any of the men listed and may have some family or service history or mementoes (Photos, medals, service papers, cuttings, etc ) about them, could you kindly contact Philip Ventham on 01929 471215 or email here.

We would be very pleased to speak with you. Any information, however insignificant, is of interest as very often, family recollections can fill gaps in the official records. All contributions will be acknowledged and mementoes recorded and returned.

 

There are many things that people in the Village can do to help the environment. Click the Photograph above for some ideas. There are also some general everyday living tips that may help make your life a little bit more simple and successful...

 

We would love to hear your views on the Village Website. We have created a 2 minute online survey that we would really appreciate if you could complete. Click the image above to see it...

 

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