Cross Stores -helping you.

As most villagers will know the Cross Stores will be changing hands on 3rd April. We wish Andrew Stevenson-Hamilton and his daughter success in their new venture. It could not have come at a more difficult time for them. Andrew is setting up his own website www.thecrossstores.co.uk at which you…

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Keep up to date about Corona Virus.

It is difficult to know where to go for information about the virus but the official government page may be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response NHS Advice can be found here, https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Dorset council also produces regular updates which can be found here https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/emergencies-severe-weather/emergencies/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-advice.aspx

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Child Okeford Brickworks

“Nothing, perhaps, has done so much indirectly for the improvement of farming and the increase of food production as has efficient land drainage.” C S Orwin History of English Farming 1949 Water logged land creates numerous problems. Wet ground is heavy ground, difficult and sometimes dangerous for animals to walk…

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Flu Jab Time is approaching.

The Following has been received from the Whitecliff and Eagle House surgeries. As with previous years, to help stay healthy this autumn/winter and prevent the spread of flu to others, it’s time for the annual flu jab. Flu is contagious, and can be passed on through coughing, sneezing or by…

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Cerne Abbas sale —1919

CERNE ABBAS FOR SALE 1919   At 1.30pm on 24th September 1919, most of the village of Cerne Abbas was put up for sale at auction in Dorchester Town Hall by the Pitt-Rivers family who had owned it since 1705. With the assistance of a grant from the National Lottery…

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Those evacuee’s again.

9: THRESHING Our family moved from Gold Hill to the High Street in a small terrace called ‘Sherburn Cottages’ right next to Walt Hutching carpenters shop and woodyard and opposite Bradley’s Farm. That year saw the beginning of apprenticeship to agriculture work. Haymaking, stocking corn sheaves and helping to build…

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Our new old website !

As many potential visitors to the website in recent months will have discovered we had a problem with our new security certificate which meant that you had a scary warning each time you visited the website, saying it was hacked. Of course it wasn’t it was just one of those…

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