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Ride Across Britain

Farm Manager, Mark Harvey is getting on his bike. 

 

"I have decided over the coming year to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.  With the loss of my brother-in-law last year I felt I needed to do something. I also have good friends who are either undergoing treatment or recovering from prostate cancer.  Those who know me, will be aware that I am a keen cyclist with my moto being, 'I ride to eat and drink'.  So I have set myself the following challenges for 2022".

 

TOUR OF WESSEX

June 2nd, 3rd & 4th

100 miles or more in the saddle each day, a total of 320 miles

L'ETAPE DU TOUR - JULY 10th

this is a ride of real concern, 105 miles with 4700m of elevation gain following the route of the Tour de France over the French Alps.

RIDE ACROSS BRITAIN

September 10th - 18th

Lands End to John O'Groats

980 miles 

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Any donation, large or small will keep me motivated on those long hard miles over the coming months,
please visit my Just Giving page. Thank you. 

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The White Horse

Our lovely little village pub is currently closed, undergoing a complete refurbishment from top to toe. 

 

Completely gutted, redecorated and refurnished.

 We hope to throw open the doors, with new tenants Craig & Barnaby behind the bar, just in time for

The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations.

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REOPENING SOON

A flooded River Stour, at Sturminster Mill, filmed in January 2021.
with thanks to JP Dronography

The Vale Pantry

The Hinton St Mary Estate has donated a whole pig, that is 1500 sausages to the The Vale Pantry, Sturminster Newton's Community Food Pantry in Market Place. Financed by the Vale PCN the scheme provides a choice of good quality food to those who may, for whatever reason right now, need a little bit of help with their weekly shop. The pantry is open on Thursdays 5.00-8.00pm and Saturdays 9.00am - 12 noon. For a weekly membership of £4.50, those signed up will be able to choose a selection of food, worth around £20, each week from the pantry, with produce including fresh fruit and vegetables, store cupboard favourites, bread, dairy products and frozen items. For more details, go to their website, The Vale Pantry.

 

December 2020

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