Templecombe - Village Notice Board

1. Daisy Chain Toddler Group - Held in Templecombe village hall 09:30 - 11:30 every Thursday, during term time. £2 per family. Parents and carers of babies and young children invited to drop in. For further details contact Emma on (07850) 050643 or email e4637@aol.com.
2. Sticky Fingers Playgroup - Runs every weekday Mondays - Fridays.  Now open mornings 09.00 until 12.00 and afternoons until 15.15 at the new building on Abbas & Templecombe Primary School grounds. Bookings are now being taken for September 2008 for children from 2 years old to school age.  Please telephone Mary Harris on 07742 895967.
3. Bellringers - Meet 19:30 every Tuesday evening either at either St. Mary's, Templecombe or St. John's, Horsington, on alternate weeks.  If you think you might be interested please contact Anna Piechna (01963) 370382 or Audrey Riley (01963) 370382 for further details.
4. Templecombe Photographs - Old, interesting and unusual photographs are needed for illustration of this web site.  Photographs will be scanned and originals returned.  Please contact Tim Law on 01963 370961 or email mail@templecombe.org.uk 
Templars Tennis Club (Templecombe Recreation Ground)

Welcome to Templars Tennis Club.

CLUB EVENINGS - The main club evening is held every Wednesday from around 6.30pm. New members are very welcome and if you are not sure about joining then come over on a Wednesday evening to meet us and have a game with us, no obligation. Come on, give it a try!!  With court lighting, the club evening is all year round, weather permitting.

MEMBERSHIP – Fees for 2017 are £70 for family membership and £50 for a single adult.

For more details please call  Paul Hawkins on 370045 or Chad Ward on 370497.

Templecombe Youth Club
1. For School years 7-9 inclusive on Wednesday evenings from 19:00 to 21:00 at Templecombe village hall, during term time.  Annual membership is £1.50 with 50p admission per session.  Please contact Heather (01963) 371255 or Sandy 370302 for further details.

2. The youth club has become very popular over the last few months but will shortly be losing at least one Youth Club leader. The club may not be able to continue unless some extra help is recieved and is limited to what it can do with only a handful of volunteers.  Any parents who can help out about once a month would be gratefully appreciated and should contact the club on activity nights at the village hall.

7. Community Bus Service - Set up over three years ago to serve the villages within the local community this very successful scheme is now looking to to reach a wider range of people in need of this valuable service.  Individual users have to join the travel club at a one off cost, payable direct to driver on your first journey.  Bookings can be made by telephoning (01963) 33864 between 09.30 and 12.30 (Mon to Fri).  For more information telephone (01963) 33864/34594 and speak to Andy or Sue or Click here
8. Adult Tap Dance Classes - At St. Margaret's Hall on Wednesday evenings.  Beginners: 19.15 - 20.15 and Improvers: 18.15 - 19.15.  For more information  please call Louise Holliday (01963) 362689.
9. Refuse, Recycling and Food Waste Collections - Your recycling box and food bin are collected together each week - for Templecombe this will be every FRIDAY.  Refuse is collected fortnightly (every other FRIDAY).  The Parish Council would like to remind parishioners that the earliest time that refuse can be put out for collection is midday on the day before before it is due to be collected.  Please click here for refuse collection dates.
10. Templecombe Parish Council Newsletter - The latest issue of this quarterly publication has just been promulgated around the village during March 2017.  To view a photocopy of current newsletter please click here.
11. Templecombe Golden Age - Meets at the Recreation and SportsClub on alternate Wednesdays from 14:30 until 16:00.  Enjoy a chat, tea, biscuits and a game of bingo.  New members would be welcome.
12. Horsington Parent & Toddler Group - We now meet on Wednesdays during term time from 09.00 - 10.30 in St. Margaret's Hall, Horsington.  All are welcome, it is an ideal opportunity for babies, toddlers and parents to get together.  For further details contact either Amanda Jackson (01963) 370458 or Nicola Johnson on 370143.
13. Templecombe Guides -   The group meets at the Scout Hut on a Monday Night between 7:30 and 9pm and is open to girls aged 10 to14.  For more information and enquires please contact Naomi on 07834 828183 or Ester on 01963 363556.
14. Somerset County Mobile Library - This service calls at Templecombe on Tuesdays on a three weekly basis.  For details on dates and timings please click here.
15. Riding for the Disabled - A local Riding for the Disabled Group urgently needs volunteers on Wednesday afternoons (14.00 - 16.00) term time only.  Some experience with horses an advantage but not essential.  If you would like to help, please telephone Tessa Woodhouse on (01963) 32421.
16. Horsington Toddler Group - This informal group of mums, dads, pre-school children and babies get together every Wednesday during term time between 09.00 and 10.30 in Horsington village hall. It is an opportunity for all to chat, play and make new friends. Everyone is welcome - it doesn't matter how far you've travelled.  For further details contact Donna (01963) 371651 or Sarah 220963.
17. Templecombe village hall - The hall is available for bookings. If you wish to hire village hall for an event, such as a childrens birthday party or social occasion please contact the booking secretary Mrs Tina Chapman (01963) 370527.
Templecombe URC
1. Coffee Mornings - On Thursdays at 10.30 - 11.30 in the Templecombe URC hall. Drop in for a coffee and a chat - Everyone welcome. For more details contact Tina Chapman (01963) 370527.

2. Do join us on Thursday evenings for Craft club in URC hall at 19.00 and Table Tennis at 20.00.  All warmly welcome.

19. Half Moon Music Night - The friendly and relaxed Half Moon Music Night continues on the first Wednesday of every month at around 20.45 in Horsington. Please come and join us to play, sing and say whilst enjoying a beer. It is completely free apart from the drinks! Further details contact Anna (01963) 370749. Next meeting on 5th April 2017.
20. Pilates - On Wednesdays 09.15 - 10.15 in Templecombe village hall.  For all ages  - £5 a session. We are a very friendly and welcoming group. Why not come and give it a try? For further details and information contact Sue on 01963 34634 or visit www.suedurantpilates.co.uk
21. Templecombe Recreation & Sports club -  Large hall, skittle alley, darts board and pool table. Membership £7, Senior Citizens £5 and Juniors £2.   Football matches are played every Saturday at 14.00 and Sunday 10.30 so come along and support your local teams.  Why not try the club for a night out? Reasonably priced drinks, skittle alley, pool table are available.  Keep fit and zumba classes. For hall bookings (£25 members - £50 non-members) or other enquiries please telephone 01963 370948.
Friends of Templecombe Station - The friends are always looking for more people to help. There are regular work parties that meet on the second and fourth Thursday each month.  If you would like to volunteer or simply find out more - please contact Christine Hillman on (01963) 370279 or contact christinehillman1@btinternet.com. For further information on our 'award winning' station please click here.
23. Modern Dance for ages 3 and up - Horsington village hall every Wednesday 16.15 - 16.45.  Telephone Claires School of Dance 07590 777440 for more information.
24. Keep fit with Rachael - Every Thursday night at 19.00 in the Templecombe Recreation and Sports club.
25. Templecombe Scout Group - The group is open to all young people aged between 6 and 18 and meets at the Scout hut which is next to the village hall. The group is strong in numbers across all 4 sections.   If you are an adult interested in joining us or being an occasional volunteer helper please contact Bryan, Group Scout Leader, on 07929 391921.

The individual sections and contact details meet as below:-

Beaver Scouts 6 – 8 years old meet at the Scout Hut on a Monday between 3.30pm and 5pm. For further details contact Maria on 07885 987350
Cub Scouts 8 – 10 years old meet at the Scout Hut on a Wednesday evening at     6.30pm. For further details contact Andy on 07929 945418
Scouts 10 – 14 years old meet on Thursday evenings between 7pm and 9pm. For further details contact Geoff on 07976 885130
Explorer Scouts 14 – 18 years old meet at the Scout Hut on alternate Tuesdays at 7pm. For further details contact John on 07855 121954
26. When War came to Templecombe - Click here to read the full account of the air raid on Templecombe during WWII.
27. Senior Siren - Magazine produced by the Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT). This group was created in 2009 to help the older adult population feel safer in their daily lives. To view copies of this publication please click here
28. Templecombe Village market and Cafe - Join us on the 3rd Saturday of each month at Templecombe Recreation and Sports Club 10:00 to 12:30. Enjoy the selection of local craft and culinary talent, haberdashery, plants and quality, nearly new. To book a table or for further details contact Lynsey (07711) 032982. The next event is on 22nd April 2017.
29. Aerobic Dance class - New dance class in Templecombe village hall. click here for further details or contact Fatou Taylor: 07584 759084 or 01963 371336.
30. Templecombe on Facebook - There is a Templecombe page on Facebook.  To access the page please click on the link here  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TemplecombeVoice/
31. Wincanton - Citizens Advice Service - We help people by providing the advice they need to resolve their problems - our advice is delivered by volunteers. For further information on free training and volunteer advice contact June (01935 ) 847675 or Julia (07590) 720365.  As part of its service The Citizens Advice South Somerset is campaigning to raise awareness of the risks people face when they borrow money from illegal lenders. If you’re worried about managing your money, or if you are in debt and struggling to pay for everything, click here for more advice. For details on the Friends of Citizens Advice South Somerset coffee morning on 27th November 2015  - click here.
32. Templecombe Women's Institute - We meet every second Monday of the month at 7pm in the Village Hall. We welcome ladies of all ages and have been described as 'a lively and dynamic' group. Guests pay £3.50, which includes refreshments. Find us on the Village Diary page as well as on our Facebook group (Templecombe WI); or email us at templecombewi@outlook.com; or phone 01963 371124.

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