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Fiveways Magazine

Published 10 months each year, and covering the villages of Bishops Lydeard, Cothelstone, Cotford St Luke, Combe Florey, Lydeard St Lawrence and Bagborough.
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Parish News

The latest information from the Parish.
News items are produced in association with the local Fiveways magazine.
 

Village Agent

Telephone Bills

I was in the library the other day, and a lady passed on this very interesting piece of information which I’d like to share with you …

If you get certain benefits, including Pension Credit and Universal Credit, BT offer a low-cost package called BT Basic – it’s about £5 per… Read more »

From Your PCSO Sharon Baker

Action Fraud

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet for sale,… Read more »

Notes from a Parish Councillor

The Parish Council has met twice since I reported upon our May meeting in the June/July issue.

At our June meeting, we were met with a situation many of us could not recall; and was the fact that we had no planning applications before us for comment! There were five applications for comment… Read more »

West Somerset Railway Association Station Jottings

What lovely weather we have had these last couple of months but for most of us it has been too hot we would like it just a little cooler! The passengers on the trains do so, too, as the carriages get really hot in high temperatures.

Most events have gone off as they should have done even if… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Flower Show 2017

BISHOPS LYDEARD FLOWER SHOW - PRIZEWINNERS JULY 2017

PRIZES PRESENTED BY BRIAN NORMAN

 

THE MR & MRS R C HOYLE PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP (vegetable classes)

WINNER: BRIAN ADAMS

 

THE CHRIS LOVELL MEMORIAL CUP (collection of salad vegetables)

WINNER: CLARE FLOYD

 

THE C C KIERLE… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Friendly Club

A very (very) wet day in May saw us either on a trip to the Wetlands Centre at Slimbridge or Gloucester. Initially, about a dozen had opted for Slimbridge, but all bar one pulled out in view of the wet weather! It really did rain all day until we were nearly home when it stopped!! The one… Read more »

From the Revd. Maureen

The month of August – I wonder what thoughts come to mind, or what images are conjured up? Long, hot sunny days perhaps; days on the beach; catching up with family members or friends who live a long way off; walks in the countryside, with perhaps a scrumptious pub lunch; school holidays, which… Read more »

Bishops Lydeard Pre-School

Well, what a busy time we have had! Somerset Day weekend was an amazing yet very busy time for the staff and committee of pre-school. We had a stall on both days and welcomed lots of children to Hook a Duck, decorate cakes, buy sweet cones and some fabulous second-hand books/toys. We would… Read more »