Welcome

to the Briantspuddle Community Website

Briantspuddle is the central village containing all the public amenities of the Parish of Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle. Sponsored by the Parish Council this website has been built and is managed by voluntary resident effort on behalf of the Council for the benefit of the community and to enable all to be aware of a small part of the stunning County of Dorset.

Dorset to move to Tier 2 restrictions from 2nd December

The Government has announced that the Dorset Council area will exit out of national restrictions (lockdown) into Tier 2 (High Alert) on Wednesday 2 December. The main restrictions under Tier 2 are:

  • no mixing of households indoors, apart from support bubbles
  • pubs and bars must remain closed, unless operating as restaurants

The Government plan to review this tiering on 16 December. Further information on the tier system and relevant restrictions can be found by following the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know

Christmas is on – sort of

All UK have signed up to a special arrangement for the periof 23 – 27 December. read the detail in the link below:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/making-a-christmas-bubble-with-friends-and-family/making-a-christmas-bubble-with-friends-and-family

There is light at the end of the Coronavirus tunnel – Government Plan

Vaccines are nearly there and Easter looks promising so long as we don’t go mad over Christmas. Read the Coronavirus page for more information on the Plan and see the new Tier system.

Hand Face Space logo
illustration of social distancing
social distancing

The Parish Helpline

Poster with COVID 19 helpline contact information

Please remember that as of 28 September anyone who tests positive for Covid-19, or has been told they have been in contact with someone who has, now has a legal duty to quarantine. For detailed information read the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-contacts-of-people-with-possible-or-confirmed-coronavirus-covid-19-infection-who-do-not-live-with-the-person/

Trusted Voice

Dorset Council is inviting our parishioners and churches to use their “trusted voice” to publicise the ‘Reaching Out’ initiative, offering support to residents in the county.

Village Hall coffee mornings

Regrettably stopped until we come out of lockdown.

The Shop and Post office is still very much in business and with a new traffic light scheme for entry control. With thoughts of Christmas in the air….

the team are doing their utmost to keep the shelves full, the doors open and introducing a tinge of christmas to tempt. Read more on the Shop and Post Office page.

Please also remember that social distancing still very much applies


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