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.
With the government’s recent announcement of shielding coming to an end here is some important information about how eligible residents can access, or continue to access, priority supermarket delivery slots. Importantly they will continue to be available if you have already signed up for support.
If you are not already signed up for support you must do so by 17 July using the Government website https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable as it will close on 17 July. All government food parcels will stop on 31 July.
The bridge on Moor Lane in Briantspuddle requires structural maintenance work which Dorset Council are due to carry out. As a result, the bridge will be fully closed from the 13th July 2020 to the 21st August 2020. No night time or weekend access will be permitted. At this time, the diversion route will take you through Affpuddle. Read more and see map on Council Notices Page.
St Laurence’s at Affpuddle is open for private prayer each Sunday and Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Helping young people with their educational needs. Apply by 31 August. Read more on the News page.
Test and Trace will give far more detail on how and where the virus is spreading as realease from lockdown gathers pace . This information could lead to local lockdowns to tackle flare-ups in towns, schools or workplaces. Personal distancing stays in force although the Government is looking into ways of reducing this. More detail on how the scheme works through this website’s Test and Trace page
it is no time to lose control. See this website’s Coronavirus page for the five conditions to relax lockdown, the details on who is eligible for testing and how to get it done through the government website. See also what it means that the Alert State has changed down from 4 to 3.
Please be aware that face coverings are mandatory on public transport and when entering hospitals either as a visitor or as a patient. They need to worn properly to be effective – lots of advice on the internet.
Please remember that social distancing still very much applies
and doing their utmost to keep the shelves full and doors open. To comply with Government Instruction only one customer can be present in the shop at any one time – details on how to achieve this are on the Shop and Post Office page.
A newspaper delivery service is offered free of charge for those who are self-isolating. Please contact the shop via the parish helpline firstname.lastname@example.org or use 07745 796118 for more details and to put in your order.
The shop now has the ability to accept card payment including contactless or by using PIN
Lots of meat, fruit and veg available – see Shop and Post Office page for details
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A big thank you to everyone getting involved in the Parish in Pictures Project! We currently have around 35-40 squares being embroidered! All the pieces of material have been distributed and we are now onto my last reserves of material! So, if you would…
Framptons Charity This is a local Charity re-branded and ready to help the post-lockdown era: A local charity helping young people with their educational needs is preparing for the increase in demand for help in the post-lockdown era.The William Frampton Educational Trust, based at…
Update 27 June 2020 Leslie Haskins writes: When we started our heathland and woodland restoration project at Briantspuddle we got off to a flying start. Indeed much of the heathland restoration was achieved in just January and February 2019 before stopping for the bird…