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Armistice Centenary Commemoration

poppyRobin Bawtree writes; As Chairman of the Milborne Port and District Branch of the Royal British Legion I wanted to say a big thank you to the many people who contributed to the wonderful village commemoration recently.Firstly, all the Poppy Collectors who did their rounds but also all those who gave so generously.

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WANTED: YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS OF OUR VILLAGE!

news-800pxFrom next month onwards, the Milborne Port Magazine will have a new look, with a glossy cover featuring a different colour photograph taken in and around the village each month. What is your favourite view of The Port? Is there a part of the village which you’d like to highlight? We’re looking for pictures of places rather than people, and landscape format will fit our design best. There are no prizes, but you will be credited within the magazine if your picture is used. Please send your photos – only your own original work, please – to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL) - December 2018

Black FOMPL logo002The most important item this month has to be the future of our Library. The Somerset County Council Cabinet came to a decision on how they propose to support this on 5 November 2018. Their suggestion is to create Community Library Partnerships, (CLP’s) for the fifteen libraries currently at risk. If a CLP is created for Milborne Port we can expect to receive the ‘Core Offer’ (http://somersetlibraries.co.uk/redesign/community-library-partnerships/ ), plus £1000 per annum for an initial period of seven years.

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WI thinking of Christmas

WI logoDecember is always a busy but enjoyable month for us, starting with the Somerset Federation WI Carol Service at Wells Cathedral on the 12th. Some of our members will be singing in the choir as usual and others, like myself, make a day of it and thoroughly enjoy being part of the congregation. We will be hosting our own Group Carol Service at our church the following week.

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