Village Directory

ART EXHIBITION
Held annually in the autumn in Kingston Village Hall.
Contact: Sheila Jones 01823 451170

ART CLASSES at Broomfield Village Hall
Regular sessions – for more information
Contact: Lindy Mansfield 01823 451374
lindymansfield@btinternet.com

BADMINTON
Every Monday evening in Kingston Village Hall. September to May. From 8.00pm onwards.
Contact: Jean Venner 01823 451974
Janet Braund 01823 283998

BEADWEAVERS- CHEDDON
Second Thursday each month. 10.00am – 4.00pm
Contact: Maggie Goode 01643 862067
07813 996135

BELLRINGERS
If you would like to join any of the teams or require further information please phone.
Broomfield: Edwin White 01823 451348
Cheddon: Linda Cole 01823 412863
Kingston: Kiff Miles 01823 451676
John Lock 01823 335776
johnlock@live.co.uk

CHEDDON LADIES CIRCLE
Meets every other month in Cheddon Fitzpaine (usually in one of the member’s houses). Themed meeting – very social, informal and fun!
Contact: Alannah Hunt 01823 412824
alannah@alannahhunt.co.uk

CHEDDONERS AMATEUR DRAMATICS
Annual productions – pantomimes/plays/cabaret. New members always welcome (front and back stage),
Contact: Annie Trolley 01823 451312
annie.trolley@lineone.net

CHURCH

BENEFICE OFFICE
Open Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat. 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Contact: Benefice Office 01823 451257
kbcparishes@btinternet.com

CHOIR, KINGSTON
If you would like to join or require information
Contact: Dorothy Earp 01823 338348
earpj@talltrees99.freeserve.co.uk

ELECTORAL ROLL OFFICERS
Broomfield, Cheddon, Kingston
Contact: Benefice Office 01823 451257

FLOWER & ALTAR GUILD
A group who launder the altar linen and arrange flowers in the church. Help would always be welcomed.
Contact: Benefice Office 01823 451257

FRIENDS OF ST MARY’S, KINGSTON
The Friends were founded in order to provide funds for the fabric of the church. Many people help through annual covenants or legacies
Contact: John Leahy 01823 451373
Diana Lock 01823 451303

PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCILS
Meetings are held between five and six times a year to discuss church mission and ministry matters. Contact Churchwardens:
Broomfield: Bez Purdy 01823 451632
Cheddon: Pauline Stone 01823 277637
Kingston: Richard Flood 01823 451181
Julia Hammett 01823 451642

PRAYERS FOR HEALING
The Healing Ministry and Prayers for the Sick.
Contact: Benefice Office: 01823 451257
If unable to contact benefice office, telephone
Margery Gillett 01823 451537

CHI-GUNG TAI CHI
Cheddon village hall. Wednesdays, 10.15am – 12.45pm
Contact: Clive Tempest 01823 430061

CHILDREN’S HOSPICE SOUTH WEST, FRIENDS OF (CHSW) KINGSTON (A fund-raising organization)
Contact: Lorraine Cross 01823 451112
lmc@broadway17.plus.com
Carol Platt 01823 451605
platt29@icloud.com

COMMUNITY CHOIR – Voice of the People Quantocks
Open to all, no need to read music, all abilities welcome. Held in Broomfield Village Hall.
Contact: Sheila Jones 01823 451170
sheilayarford@yahoo.co.uk
Yvette Staelens http://www.yvettestaelens.com

CROQUET
Monday afternoons, 2.00pm, April – October, Kingston Playing field.
Contact: Trish Williams 01823 432691

DANCING CLASSES – CHEDDON
Held in the hall Mondays and Tuesdays, 5.00 to 10.00pm.
Contact: Martyn Knight 07851 351011
stepintime@hotmail.co.uk

DOG TRAINING
Cheddon village hall. Thursday 6.00pm – 9.00pm.
Contact: Jo Williams 07919 157201

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION TRUST, KINGSTON
Grants are available for educational and social purposes for those aged 25 years and under and living within the Kingston parish
Contact: Tony Jones 01823 451170
tonyjonesmeta@gmail.com
Lindsay Thorne 01823 451469
ljfb56@hotmail.com

EDUCATIONAL TRUST, BROOMFIELD
A small bursary available each academic year. Any full-time student residing, or parents residing, within the Broomfield area can apply in writing : Sue Goldfield, Duckspool, Broomfield, Bridgwater, TA5 2EG

FLOWER SHOW, CHEDDON
Annual Flower Show at the Memorial Hall, last Saturday in July
Contact: Jane Lown 01823 412750
Stuart Triggol 01823 413459

FLOWER SHOW, KINGSTON
Annual Flower Show in the Village Hall, second Saturday in August. Classes open to residents of Kingston and Broomfield and members of Kingston WI and Kingston Gardening Club.
Contact: Annie Trolley 01823 451312
annie.trolley@lineone.net

FYNE COURT, BROOMFIELD
Open daily dawn to dusk. Fyne Court is a National Trust owned nature reserve and visitor centre.
Contact: Office 01823 451587
fynecourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

GARDENING CLUB
3rd Wednesday of the month – in Kingston Village Hall. Doors open 7pm for the sale of plants, coffee etc. Monthly speakers and occasional outings.
Contact: Carla Griffith 01823 451513

HALL – BROOMFIELD VILLAGE HALL
A registered charity held in trust for the villagers of Broomfield. Venue for local groups and also available for hire.
Contact: Bez Purdy (Bookings) 01823 451632
Lindy Mansfield (Treasurer) 01823 451374
hallbookings@broomfieldparish.org

HALL – CHEDDON MEMORIAL HALL
Available for hire for parties, weddings, meetings and conferences.
Bookings: Marcus Walker 07586 413290
Answerphone: 01823 413925
Chairman: Malcolm Lown 01823 412750
http://www.cheddonfitzpainevillagehall.co.uk

HALL – KINGSTON VILLAGE HALL
Managed by a committee of representatives of local organizations who use it. It is an ideal location for wedding receptions, parties and other social events, with a secluded garden at the rear.
Contact: Marcus Anderson (chair) 01823 451644
Lois Miles (bookings) 01823 451676

HANDBELLS, KINGSTON
Meet for practice on Tuesdays at 2.15pm in members’ houses. New ringers welcome.
Contact: Julie Dickinson 01823 451224
Janet Braund 01823 283998

HESTERCOMBE GARDENS
50-acres of Grade I listed historical gardens. Open all year.
Contact: Office 01823 413923
http://www.hestercombe.com

KEEP FIT
Every Tuesday, 12.45pm to 1.45pm during term time in KSM Village Hall. Basic clothing (slacks, tee shirt) and trainers.
Contact: Alison Roberts (Teacher) 01823 423122
Jane Clarke 01823 451452

KINGSTON PLAYERS
Village drama group meets regularly to produce two full length plays each year. New members welcome, acting and supportive.
Contact: Richard Baker (Secretary) 01823 451699
richard.lcm@virgin.net
Margaret Bigg (Chair) 01823 451431

KINGSTON LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
Aims to collate and catalogue local historical material and arrange talks, events, etc. Meets approx. every 8 weeks in the village hall or members’ homes.
Contact: Ray Stokes 01823 762417
raymstokes@tiscali.co.uk
Alan Hughes 01823 451633

LINK-UP MAGAZINE
A monthly community magazine produced by a group of volunteers and distributed to all homes in the three parishes of Broomfield, Cheddon and Kingston. Help is always welcomed.
Contact: Sheila Jones (Chair) 01823 451170
sheilayardford@yahoo.co.uk

MEET THE VILLAGE, KINGSTON
Every other month we meet in Kingston Village Hall on a Saturday morning to make new friends – and chat with old ones.
Contact: Lois Miles 01823 451676
loki@complins.co.uk
Jane Clarke 01823 451452

MOBILE LIBRARY .
Route E runs on a Wednesday and visits Kingston and Broomfield
Contact: Libraries Direct: 0300 123 2224
generalenquiries@somerset.gov.uk

NEWSLETTER – CHEDDON
http://www.cheddonfitzpaine-pc.or.uk
http://www.cheddonfitzpainevillagehall.co.uk

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
Provides assistance and help to members on security matters. Details and area contact names available on request.
Contact:
Kingston: lindsey.stone@avonandsomerset.police.uk
(Bridgwater police HQ) 101
Cheddon: Malcolm Lown 01823 412750

NSPCC – KINGSTON GROUP
For those interested in fundraising for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Contact: Carla Griffith 01823 451513

PARISH COUNCILS
Statutory bodies – the lowest democratic tier of local government. Regular meetings, which the public may attend.
Broomfield: every quarter in the Village Hall.
Contact: Duncan Henderson duncan@broomfieldparish.org
Peter Hall (Clerk) 01823 421675
clerk@broomfieldparish.org

Cheddon: in the Memorial Hall at least 4 times a year.
Contact: Denise Webber (Chair) 07788 522266
denise.webber@cheddonfitzpaine-pc.org.uk
Jo Pearson (Clerk) 07891 529809
clerk@cheddonfitzpaine-pc.org.uk

Kingston: second Monday of every month at 7.30pm (except August) in the Village Hall.
Contact: Ray Stokes (Chair) 01823 762417
Caroline Roche (Clerk) 01823 430876
croche@pellfrischmann.com
http://www.kingston-st-mary.org.uk

PARISH PATH LIAISON
If you want to get involved in monitoring paths and rights of way or to report overgrown paths, broken stiles, etc.
Contact:
Cheddon: Philip Boyce philboyce@hotmail.com
Kingston: Peter Crea 01823 451803
Broomfield: Jan Johnston
pplo@broomfieldparish.org

PARKINSONS’ SUPPORT GROUP
4th Tuesday each month. Cheddon Village Hall
Contact: Diane Smith 01823 400830
Richard Hill 01984 656628

PASTORAL VISITING
A group of people who visit newcomers, young families, the elderly, sick or bereaved.
Contact: Liz Thompson – Cheddon 01823 451529
Sonia Pether – Kingston 01823 451311

PILATES – CHEDDON
Mons 2.00am – 10.30am, Weds 1.45pm – 2.45pm
Thurs 5.45pm – 6.45pm.
Contact: Amanda Macullum 07889 271109

PILATES – KINGSTON
Every Tuesday, 11.30am to 12.30pm during term time in Kingston
Village Hall. Basic clothing (slacks, tee shirt) and trainers.
Contact: Alison Roberts (Teacher) 01823 423122
Jane Clarke 01823 451452

PLAYING FIELD ASSOCIATION, KINGSTON
The playing field is available to all, including a toddler area and equipment for older children. Pavilion for hire for children’s parties, meetings etc. Can be found via the footpath opposite The Swan public house, via Leach’s Field or Sawyers Leigh.
Contact: Jonathon Bradshaw 01823 451163
jonathon.bradshaw@gmail.com
Floss Keates 01823 451461

RELIEF IN NEED CHARITY, KINGSTON
Can provide help for those living in or near Kingston with items not supported by Social Services.
Contact: Dilly Bradley 01823 451350

SCHOOLS –
CHEDDON CHURCH OF ENGLAND VC PRIMARY
Contact: Duncan Gordon (Head Teacher) 01823 451335
Claire Lankaster (School Manager) 01823 451335
http://www.cheddonfitzpaine.somerset.sch.uk

FRIENDS OF CHEDDON SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
A committee of parents and teachers who raise money to buy equipment etc for the school. Support is needed and appreciated.
Contact: Claire Lankaster (School Manager) 01823 451335
http://www.cheddonfitzpaine.somerset.sch.uk

KINGSTON CHURCH OF ENGLAND VC PRIMARY
Contact: Kim Greenslade 01823 451353
Stephanie Hoare (Office Manager) 01823 451353
http://www.kingston-st-mary.somerset.sch.uk

KINGSTON PARENTS, TEACHERS & FRIENDS ASSC.
Provides social events for the school, parents and friends and raised funds for the school to provide equipment for creative activities.
Contact: School Office: 01823 451353
http://www.kingston-st-mary.somerset.sch.uk

PRE-SCHOOL, KINGSTON
Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri 08.45-14.45, Thurs 08.45-12.45, on the Kingston Primary School site. For children aged 2½ years and over.
Contact: Sarah Trott 01823 452319

TAUNTON SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
The Grange, KSM.
Contact: Mary Allen (Head) 01823 703222
tsims@tauntonschool.co.uk

SCRABBLE CLUB
Meets in members’ homes every Tuesday at 7.00pm. New members/visitors are always welcome.
Contact: Janet Braund 01823 283998

SEWING BEE
Cheddon village hall. Mondays, 2.00pm – 4.00pm.
Contact: Pat Walker 01823 412230
Janet Smith 01823 412418

SPEED WATCH – KINGSTON
Trained volunteers monitor road traffic speeds. For more information,
or to join the team of volunteers.
Contact: Ian Barrie 01823 451388

TODDLER GROUP –KINGSTON
Monday mornings 9.30am during term time in Kingston Primary School’s hall. Age 0 upwards. Toys and activities for young children to enjoy. Coffee and chat for parents.
Contact: School Office 01823 451353

TODDLER GROUP – CHEDDON – Cheddon Cherubs
Mondays in term time from 2.15pm – 3.15pm in Cheddon Primary School’s Hall.
Contact: Mrs Mullins or Mrs Wyatt 01823 451335

YOGA – CHEDDON
Village Hall, Wednesdays 6.15pm – 9.30pm
Contact: Ranju Roy 07981 419688
ranju@yogamala.co.uk

YOGA – BROOMFIELD
Yoga for Everyone. Thursday evenings in village hall.
Contact: Penny Phillips 07712580520
pennylyddons@outlook.com

WALKING GROUP
Meets in Church car park, Kingston, 10.00am on alternate Thursdays. Share cars to travel to the walk location. Anyone can come along for a walk of 4 to 5 miles, stopping for a picnic lunch on the way.
Contact: Kim Andrew 01823 251932
kimandrew818@btinternet.com

WEDNESDAY CLUB, KINGSTON
2nd Wednesday each month in the village hall. Social afternoon with activities for adults of all ages. 2.00pm – 4.30pm.
Contact: Annie Trolley 01823 451312

WEST SOMERSET DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETY
1st Tuesday each month.
Contact: 01823 431417

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE, KINGSTON
Meet on the first Wednesday of each month in the Village Hall at 7.30pm. Many interesting speakers, demonstrations etc. New members always welcome.
Contact: Margaret Bigg 01823 451431

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS

All Emergencies requiring police, ambulance or fire brigade 999

NHS Non-emergency 111

POLICE Non-emergency 0845 456 7000

GAS Emergencies 0800 111999

ELECTRICITY Western Power Distribution 0800 6783 105
http://www.westernpower.co.uk
http://www.nationalgrid.com

WATER
Wessex Water. For sewage and supply problems (24hrs)
Spotted a leak 0800 692 0692
No water or low pressure, and all other problems 0345 600 4 600
http://www.wessexwater.co.uk

KINGSTON AND CHEDDON:

MP Rebecca Pow (Con) rebecca.pow.mp@parliament.uk 01823 443062

Somerset County Councillors:
Daniel Wedderkopp DWedderkopp@somerset.gov.uk 07913 820086
David Fothergill DJAFothergill@somerset.gov.uk 07765 256256

Taunton Deane Borough Councillors:
Nicholas Townsend cllr.n.townsend@tauntondeane.gov.uk 01823 451151
Caroline Tucker cllr.c.tucker@tauntondeane.gov.uk 01823 251922
Norman Cavill cllr.n.cavill@tauntondeane.gov.uk 01823 412663
Denise Webber cllr.d.webber@tauntondeane.gov.uk 07788 522266
Richard Parrish cllr.r.parrish@tauntondeane.gov.uk 01823 352222

BROOMFIELD:

MP Ian Liddell-Granger (Con) ianliddellgrainger@hotmail.co.uk 01278 458383
Somerset County Councillor:
Richard Brown rjbrown@somerset.gov.uk 07968 744957

Sedgemoor District Councillors:
Alan Bradford alan.bradford@sedgemoor.gov.uk 01278 664326
Anne Fraser anne.fraser@sedgemoor.gov.uk 01278 662236
Bill Revans bill.revans@sedgemoor.gov.uk 01278 663817

 

 

 

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