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SOLAR POWER FOR THE VILLAGE HALL?

YOU CAN HELP

The Village Hall has been entered into a competition to win a Solar Power installation. One hall in Dorset will win an installed array.

All we need is more votes than anyone else.

All you need to do is vote.


A system would give the hall Lower Energy Bills, Income from feed-in-tariffs, a reduced Carbon Footprint and provide a positive example.

To vote please go to www.communityenergycompetition.co.uk and vote for Broadmayne Village Hall.

Together we can win this.

FILM NIGHTS

MONTHLY IN THE VILLAGE HALL, Cowleaze Road
Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30 start


HUGE SCREEN! GREAT PICTURE! SPLENDID SOUND!


Watch films with friends without having to leave the village! (Visitors from outside the village always welcome!)
Ask anyone who has been - this is an enjoyable evening out.






Thursday 6th October - Eye in the Sky

EYE IN THE SKY stars Helen Mirren in another highly acclaimed role as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Alan Rickman features as Lt General Frank Benson who gradually loses patience with the propaganda-savvy bureaucrats who seem more concerned with saving face than saving lives as the mission escalates from "capture" to "kill”. A nine-year old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of US and British government.

“Eye in the Sky asks a provocative question: Does conscience still figure in modern warfare? Rickman, in his last onscreen role, takes on the issue with the brilliance and bracing humanity that marked his career. His final scene, a passionate declaration about what a military man really knows of war, is one of his finest moments as an actor. Rickman deserves our salute, as does a film that honours his fierce intelligence.” Peter Travers in Rolling Stone

“It's a tight thriller played out smoothly but tying the viewer in moral knots. A film to think about for days, with little hope of finding a comfortable answer." Olly Richards in Empire


Thursday 3rd November - Florence Foster Jenkins

Based on a true story, a wealthy New York heiress (Maryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this comic biopic directed by Stephen Frears.

Critics Consensus: Florence Foster Jenkins makes poignant, crowd-pleasing drama/comedy out of its stranger-than-fiction tale -- and does its subject justice with a reliably terrific turn from star Meryl Streep
“Stephen Frears’s enjoyable, sentimental biopic gives Streep a role to relish, while Hugh Grant provides a touching foil” Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian.
“ bright, bubbly” Guy Lodge in Variety


Thursday 1st December

We haven't selected a film yet. Do you have any ideas about films that might be popular?



Tea, Coffee and Choc Ices available. Bring your own wine - use our glasses.

Parish Council Meetings


The agenda for the meeting held on the 5th September and the draft minutes of the meeting held on the 5th September can be found by following the Parish Council link in the left hand column of this page.

Emergency Plan

I am in the process of updating our Emergency plan, if you would like to help or able to volunteer, Then please either contact the Clerk or Councillor Kelvin Jury.

Drop in sessions have been arranged for the following dates 11th & 18th April in the Methodist Church Hall at 7:30 pm please pop along if you want to know more tea and biscuits will be supplied

Many thanks

Kelvin Jury

Silver Surfers

The SILVER SURFERS computer club instigated and enthusiastically fostered by the late Gordon Murray has been going now for several years. In that time we have had lots of satisfied customers. Our aim is to provide friendly help and advice to anyone with an interest in using their computer, be it a Laptop or the increasingly popular Tablet.

Over the years the applications have been many and varied; sometimes its a computer glitch but mostly it is discussing and demonstrating, on a one-to one basis, particular features of the computer. Such features have included emailing, the use of 'Google for gaining information on almost any subject under the sun, on-line shopping (Amazon and the like), investigating local planning applications, the use of SKYPE whereby it is possible to conduct a face-to-face conversation on the computer screen with a family member or friend, on-line banking, finding cheaper train tickets, TV and radio on-line, photographic imagery, and more.

We, the mentors (usually there are two or three of us available) will continue to operate at the Broadmayne Village Hall on a Thursday morning from 10.00 a.m. to Noon. No need to book- just drop in. Open to all in Broadmayne, West Knighton, Warmwell and Owermoigne. There is no charge; you can make a small donation if you so wish.

SUPERFAST BROADBAND

LATEST NEWS

Superfast Broadband is now in Broadmayne !!!

Customers can now buy new services - and some have already. Some are reporting speeds of around 27 mbytes!

Check with your chosen provider to see what you can achieve.

FREE! Home Safety Check


Prevention is always better than cure and the Dorset Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) are very keen on prevention.

Without any charge they will visit your house for a Home Safety Check and will help you to recognise the risks in your home and how to reduce or prevent them. They will help with an escape plan and will leave you with working fire alarms, which may well include fitting alarms free of charge.

BE SAFE – call now to arrange a free visit – 0800 038 2323


Think about your neighbours and friends, are they vulnerable, are they likely to be at risk, are they prepared?
Have a word with them suggest a call from the Home Safety Check Team.

One step further – Wouldn’t it be great to have people actually in our midst watching out for the vulnerable and helping to keep them safe. That could easily be you. In 2-3 hours DFRS will train you to be part of their Safer Homes for Dorset programme so that you can make a valuable contribution to the safety and wellbeing of your community.

For more information contact the Community Engagement and Inclusion team:
Jill Warburton – jill.warburton@dorsetfire.gov.uk or 01305 252692
Michelle Skipp – michelle.skipp@dorsetfire.gov.uk or 01305 252673

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Fraud

Have you ever suffered at the hands of fraudsters or know someone that has? Did you report the matter to the Police or would you like information about fraud, then click on the link to the right of this page. If you have not contacted Dorset Police, then give them a call on 101 for advice. If there are local enquiries that can be made then Dorset Police will deal.

FLOOD PROTECTION FOR BROADMAYNE HOMES

Broadmayne Parish Council can make sand bags available to householders in the event of a threat of flooding.

If sandbags are required you should contact any Parish Councillor and they will be able to give immediate assistance.

Village Hall Bookings

Should you wish to hire the Village Hall, which is ideal for parties or dances, you can contact....
the Bookings Secretary, Mrs Beryl Stewart-Smith
on telephone number 077 4847 4715... or e-mail her on bvhall@outlook.com

Age Concern


Age Concern Bus Service
Age Concern Dorchester's once a month minibus shopping service curently has a few spaces. The service is funded by Social Care & Health, it costs £2.00 to register, and then only £1.50 per trip. This can be a lifeline to older people who cannot access public transport." said Sally Goss, Services Manager at Age Concern Dorchester. For more information and an application form please phone 01305 269444. "you can also use the service for dentist or optician appointments on that first friday of the month, it need not just be for shopping. If you need to take a carer or wheelchair/walking aid with you, let us know."

Created on 08/29/2003 05:51 PM by kelvinjury
Updated on 09/17/2016 07:41 PM by sdiamond
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