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November 2022                                                                       November 2022
       A BIT OF BERE REGIS HISTORY                                                                                                                  wide selection of

                                                                                                                                                    tinned and dried
                                                                                                                                                    foods   –   even
       David Gray has recently undertaken a project to create some really lovely and                                                                v e g e t a r i a n
       unique pieces of Bere Regis history.

                                             These  are  the  former  brass  bell                                                    suet….  Another ideal  Autumn  food
                                                                                                                                    for those who like suet pudding!
                                             bearings  —  reclaimed  when  the
                                             church  bells  were  replaced  a  few                                                  Newspapers  continue to provide  a
                                             years’ ago.                                                                            good  base  of  regular  sales  for  the
                                                                                                                                    shop.  And  we  are  thankful  to  the
                                             There  are just  a  few  pictures  here  but                                           local  artists  who  provide  the
                                             there are a number of these and they                                                   wonderful selection of cards which
                                             could  make  perfect  door  stops    -  the                                            makes  sending  a  card  from
                                             contrast between the raw iron castings                                                 Briantspuddle so unique.

                                                                                                                                    We  are  starting  to  think  Christmas
                                                                                                                                    and end of year. The popular shop
       and   the   gleam   of   the                                                                                                 calendars will be on sale from early
       (removable)  brass  bearings  is                                                                                             November.  They  make  an  ideal
       a  'winner',  not  to  mention  the                                                                                          Christmas gift especially for posting.
       energy  of  prayer,  music,  pain                                                                                            We are also planning our Christmas
       and love that these items,  like                                                                                             pop  up  shop  so  make  sure  you
       the stones of our church, have                                                                                               have  a  look  for  Christmas  cards
       absorbed in their lifetime.                                                                                                  and gifts.

                                                                                                                                    We  have  a  great  team  of
                                                  We think that the historical value                                                volunteers on board at the moment
                                                  to this  parish has a price  (None
                                                  of  us  will  see  the  current  bell     but there’s always room for more so if you’d like to be involved pop in and leave
                                                  bearings available as doorstops)          your name or get in touch by calling or emailing. There are so many ways to help
                                                  so  they  are  likely  to  be  offered    out from supporting the admin side of the business, collecting papers or meat and
                                                  for  sale  at  between  £25    -  £45     veg or taking in the Sainsbury’s delivery or serving in the shop.
                                                  each, depending on their size.
                                                                                            Thank you for continuing to support our Village shop.
                                                                                            To place an order please contact us on 01929 472000 during opening hours and
                                                                                            by  email  You  can  collect  or  we’re  happy  to
       If  you  might  be  interested  do  contact
       David   (PCC   secretary)   for   further                                                   Ali Chorley, Chair, The friends of Briantspuddle post office and village shop

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