Attempted break-in at The Nettlebed Creamery!

In the early hours of Saturday morning (circa 1am on the 25th May) there was an attempted break-in at Nettlebed Creamery. Three men driving a dark BMW forced open the security gates and fled when they saw the CCTV cameras. The incident has been reported to the Police, and the camera footage passed on too - but if you should have seen the car or have dashcam or home security footage could you please check and send us a message so we can pass this to the Police. Below is a selection of pictures which might prompt memories. ...
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New Service from The Creamery …

FUTURE MILK AND CHEESE ORDERS  Building on after our VE Day give away ... If we can find 95 households in and around Nettlebed who could place a weekly order of a two-litre bottle of organic whole milk, we will continue to give 15 free bottles per week to those most in need.  All future milk orders must be pre-ordered by email. Don’t forget to order cheese as well!Payment via card only. An order confirmation with a payment link will be sent to you to confirm the order and you will be added to the milk round.Orders must be received by 9 am Monday for delivery Tuesday and 9 am Wednesday for delivery Thursday.To maintain social distance, deliveries will be left on the doorstep and the doorbell rung. We will do our best to alert the householder that the delivery has been made, but we can’t be held responsible for milk once it has been left.Deliveries will be made between the following...
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Give away from the lovely people at Nettlebed Creamery

To celebrate VE Day this Friday, and to try and help the most vulnerable in the community, Nettlebed Creamery is proud to launch its new milk float delivery service by giving away 50 two-litre bottles of organic whole milk. Please nominate a Nettlebed household which you think deserves a bottle of free milk delivered to their door this Friday by emailing milkfloat@nettlebedcreamery.com ...
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VE Day celebrations … we can still do this even with all the current challenges!

Next Friday is a special bank holiday as the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  We may not be able to have a village celebration together but it would be lovely if you could decorate your windows, doors and front garden’s in red, white and blue. Or if you have any put some Union Jack bunting up.  Please pass on to friends and neighbours :-) Here is a short running order for the events nationally on the day ... Friday 8th May is the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. The end of WW2 in Europe. Many celebrations/ commemorations had been planned across the Country. Understandably, due to the current Lockdown these have all been cancelled. We have however a plan in accordance the rest of the Nation to mark this very important anniversary.  Firstly, we invite you to place a decoration of redwhite and blue in your window, in a show of unity, remembrance and respect. The following timetable of events can I believe be followed on National Television but can be...
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Nettlebed Parish Council has two vacancies for Parish Councillors

Do you want to make a positive difference in our village? Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much time depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. The parish council meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except August and December). Meetings usually last up to two hours. You must be aged 18 or over, an elector and have been a resident or worked within 3 miles of the Parish for the last year. If you would like to be considered please contact the Parish Clerk with your application.em. parish.clerk@nettlebed-pc.org.uk Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community? You need to be willing to give up some of your time. How much time depends on you and your commitment to work for your community without being paid. The parish council meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except August and December)....
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New newsletter subscribers – please help …

Hello, everyone here at Nettlebed News Network HQ we are on a mission - we are looking to attract more email newsletter subscribers to our list in the village and we want your help, please? Currently, about 360 people are signed up to receive the village newsletter from Nettlebed News Network but we would like more as there are a lot more people in Nettlebed ... well about double what we have already signed up if you must ... the more we can speak to the better it is for getting out the news, events and information about important village issues, in the future. So if you think there is someone in the village who might be interested then please pass on this email to them and hopefully, they will subscribe too. The more the merrier - and rest assured we don't share email addresses with anyone else so you will only be hearing from us if someone...
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Urgent appeal to dog walkers

What follows is an urgent reminder from the Nettlebed Estate Manager about the importance of dog control. There was a sheep killed by a dog near Nettlebed yesterday, in a field bordering the Estate Road that heads from the Nettlebed church towards Witheridge Hill/Stoke Row.   Can I ask that dog walkers please have complete control of their dogs at all times and if that’s not possible do not let it off the lead?  A dog chasing sheep causes them extreme stress which can kill them even if they are not attacked directly.  In these difficult times, I appreciate that there are more people than normal needing to take exercise in the countryside but I ask that you respect the property of those who farm the land. Thank you in advance. ...
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Nettlebed Covid-19 Action Group – support available

Dear Nettlebed resident 31st March 2020 You may have seen the communication and contact list popped through your doors last week listing local residents who are available to help support those who can’t get out for essential supplies. The response from our community to requests for help has been heart-warming and during the challenging times ahead of us, particularly over the next weeks, we will need to work together to support each other and particularly the elderly, medically vulnerable and anyone who becomes unwell.This letter is to give you some contact information as we continue to need everyone’s help to keep an eye on your neighbours, to make sure they are coping and to support them if needed. Information: Updates will be posted on the Nettlebed News Network website: www.nettlebed.orgContact details: If you need help, there is a central email address: nettlebedcovid19@icloud.com If you do not have access to email, please contact by phone and leave a message: Noel Sheeran: 01491 641114 Assistance required and...
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