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  • Many thanks to Mervyn, Guy, David and Ian for installing the new gate.                                

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  • The village hall was patriotically ‘dressed overall’ to provide a colourful venue for our tea party to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Organised ably by the ladies club, tea was laid for both villagers and any of their wider family who might be visiting at the weekend. This was a lovely event which allowed villagers […]

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  • Kingsdon benefits from Somerset Take Art, a pioneering arts charity that champions making arts experiences of the highest quality accessible in rural areas. Our village organisers (Brian and Gill Paine and Richard and Julie South) help to advertise and set up touring shows which bring memorable and often unusual entertainment to our village venues. Northern […]

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  • The village shop has now moved into the orginal Victorian schoolroom. Some years ago this beautiful space was divided up into three rooms to suit the needs of the school, meaning that the shop was squashed into Ye Olde Computer Room as the largest space available. Removing the partions and taking up the carpet revealed […]

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  • Kingsdon’s grand Old Statesman ‘The General’ passed peacefully on 14th January in his sleep surrounded by warm hay, a bowl of mealworm and fresh water.  He had been deterioating over Christmas and his venturing was becoming more laboured and limited. However, he maintained a healthy appetite through-out. The General has been quite a feature around […]

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  • A collection taken a the Carols Around the Tree raised £69 for the Friends of Yeovil Hospital. The annual Kingsdon Christmas Draw raised £777 which will go towards the development of the community shop. The prizes for the draw were donated by villagers and included a hamper worth £150, and a basket full of cider. […]

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Created by Hannah Carlisle 2014. Updated by Tim Taylor 2017/18