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Some vallyer Enterprise Zone

From B&NES council…We are also seeking views on plans for a Somer Valley Enterprise Zone which would create hundreds of jobs and flexible workspaces for businesses. We’ve got information in Paulton Library, Radstock Library or Midsomer Norton Library where you can complete a paper questionnaire 

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Vacancy


Parich council vacancy. Closing date 12th June

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Free courses

New, upcoming courses dates for COOK IT, HENRY and LEAP are starting in the next few weeks.
COOK IT is a free five-week cookery course for parents and children. You can discover how to make easy, healthy budget friendly recipes.
HENRY is a free programme for parents and carers of children aged 0 to 5 years old. It covers: feeling more confident as a parent; physical activities for little ones; what children and the whole family eats; family lifestyle habits; and enjoying life as a family. The programme provides everything you need to help your little one get off to a great start.
LEAP is a free programme for families of children and young people who are above a healthy weight, and offers face-to-face, group support for 5-10 year olds and a combination of face to face & virtual, 1:1 support for 10-17 year olds.
To find out more or book a place on any of these courses, call 0300 2470050 or email .moc.puorgeracgrch%40buheht.senhtab

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Thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported Holy Trinity's plant sale on 14/5.Over £538 was raised.
We look forward to saying 'hello' to everyone at our stalls at Party in the Park and telling you about our Summer Mr. Wolf trail.  

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Links re easing the cost of living

Helping to Ease the Cost of Living Crisis.newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk/news/helping-ease-cost-living-crisis?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_4_28_2022_12_25_COPY_01)

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Summer Reading Challenge

Get ready for ‘Gadgeteers’ the Summer Reading Challenge 2022. Arriving online and in Paulton librarySee:-summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/news/general/gadgeteers-intro


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Thank you

Lots of local organisations - including Paulton Hospital have expressed their gratitude with generous legacies left to them by a former miner at Norton Hill pit.Read all about it:- midsomernorton.nub.news/news/local-news/former-miner-at-norton-hill-colliery-ray-asham-leaves-generous-legacy-to-help-so-many-community-organisations-132698?utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=website


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Jubilee News

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Bath and North East SomersetYou can read more about it at: - newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk/news/birmingham-2022-queens-baton-relay-visit-bath-and-north-east-somerset-full-england-route?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_4_28_2022_12_25_COPY_01)

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Girl's football

⚽️Shout out to girls who’ll be in Years 10/11 in September⚽️ We’re looking for teammates for our U16 Purnells Girls football team.

For more info, please contact Matt Noble 07830 156237 or Paul Slocombe 07713 069385


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The Final Lap....?

After postponements for Covid, we are resuming our final lap of fundraising to refurbish the Church Organ at Holy Trinity Church Paulton. Hopefully our 2 main events to come will enable us to reach our target of £30,000. The first event started this week - the Grand Draw 2022 - and tickets will be sold between now and Christmas. The second a 'valuation to sell' day or Paulton's very own 'Flog it' will take place in the Church for 10am to 3pm on Tuesday 19th July - with BBC TV expert Izzie Balmer.  

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Paulton Bake off

Prizes for star baker and Junior baker.Enteries open until Friday 27th May so pick up a form from coucil office, library or on this link view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paultonparishcouncil.org.uk%2F_UserFiles%2FFiles%2FPaultons%2520Jubilee%2520Bake%2520Off%2520Entry%2520Form.docx&wdOrigin=BROWSELINK

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Job Vacancy

We are expanding our reception team and are looking for someone to join our team. If you are a strong team player and able to provide excellent customer service in a busy but rewarding environment we would love to hear from you. https://elmhayessurgery.co.uk/current-job-opportunities.../

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Somer Valley development at Old Mills 

Proposals for a new commercial development in the Somer Valley will launch with a public webinar on May 19.This development will be located at greenfield site Old Mills.(The editors of this page believe it could have a big impact on Paulton and strongly recommend that residents keep informed of the developments) newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk/news/have-your-say-proposals-develop-somer-valley-enterprise-zone?fbclid=IwAR2TZjg6reemYU1-VsP0UW8fK8bABGI9Iu7oXAm0rIfLtuK6UtfU85YIj3k


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Eco Wild

Holiday adventure clubs can now be booked for May and the Summer Holidays 

bookwhen.com/ecowild%0A%0A?tags=Holiday%20Adventures#focus=ev-sdfo-20220530100000


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Discover Rockaway Park, Temple Cloud 

Here at Rockaway Park, we’re committed to engaging with the local community and beyond.
With a wealth of talented craftspeople, artists, makers, musicians and performers - all keen to share their skills and experience in a supportive and inspirational environment - our series of workshops are open to everyone and kept as low in price as we can make them.
www.rockawaypark.co.uk/events

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Food bank needs

Donations can be made in Tescos and at the entrance to the Wesley Hall though we are currently unsure how open the hall is due to a new surface being laid.  

From Holy Trinity Church

Thank you to those who have donated fabrics. Gina has been busy making beautiful items for the Georgous Gift Stall which will be part of the plant sale. See What's on.

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From the library....

At last we have somewhere to sit comfortably and read the newspaper or share a book complete with a beautiful hand crafted coffee table on which to place your cup of coffee. Thank you so much Councillor John Meaton for your generous donation. The Paulton Assistant Librarians are very grateful.

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Bookbarn Writing Competition  

The theme for May is Galaxy We've upped the word limit to 1,000 words this month so if you're a budding author we'd love for you to write us a poem or short story around this theme! All you have to do is send it to us at moc.lanoitanretninrabkoob%40nrabkoobThe lucky winner will receive a £10 book voucher and have their work displayed in our store!T&CsEntries must be submitted via email by 30th May. Only open to UK residents. Please include a title for your piece, your full name, age and address. Your poem or short story must fit this month's theme and be 1,000 words or less. Winners will first be contacted individually and then announced on social media. Only your name and age will be used when your work is displayed.
We are proud to announce that the winner of the Beginnings Writing Competition is Laila with their poem 'Spring from my Window'  

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Baby Bounce and rhyme

Kathleen had lots of fun at Baby Bounce and Rhyme as you can see. She hopes all her young friends did too! Don’t forget there is another next month on May 20th.

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Family courses

B&NES newsletter Thursday 21st April tells us:- New, upcoming courses dates for COOK IT, HENRY and LEAP are starting in the next few weeks.
COOK IT is a free five-week cookery course for parents and children. You can discover how to make easy, healthy budget friendly recipes.
HENRY is a free programme for parents and carers of children aged 0 to 5 years old. It covers: feeling more confident as a parent; physical activities for little ones; what children and the whole family eats; family lifestyle habits; and enjoying life as a family. The programme provides everything you need to help your little one get off to a great start.
LEAP is a free programme for families of children and young people who are above a healthy weight, and offers face-to-face, group support for 5-10 year olds and a combination of face to face & virtual, 1:1 support for 10-17 year olds.
To find out more or book a place on any of these courses, call 0300 2470050 or email .moc.puorgeracgrch%40buheht.senhtab

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Walking and Cycling survey

Please complete our short survey at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/K9KQQMM



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News from Paulton Larder

We are in desperate need of stock for the larder. The demand at the moment is huge and we can’t keep up with supplies. If anyone is able to help please let Kayleigh Paul (councillor) know, we will be so grateful. 


Easter at Paulton Methodist Church




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Refugees welcomed

Bath & North East Somerset has welcomed its first refugees under the Government’s Homes for Ukraine (H4U) scheme
newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk/news/support-ukrainian-refugees-and-sponsor-families-bnes

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Police Station in Bath

The Neighbourhood Policing team in Bath have this week moved into a newly renovated police station at Lewis House, Manvers Street, alongside the existing Police Enquiry Office creating a combined Police Station and Information & Advice Centre which will better meet the needs of the community, Avon and Somerset Police and Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) Council.newsroom.bathnes.gov.uk/news/bath-neighbourhood-policing-team-move-newly-renovated-station-city-centre

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Ward Councillors Empowerment Fund benefits library

Liz Hardman used her Ward Councillors Empowerment Fund to improve facilities in Paulton’s library. This was to finance the installation of a hearing loop.Currently there is no provision for those with hearing difficulties This was supported by Paulton Parish Council who wanted to improve its services for those who are hard of hearing and to comply with the equality act.The hearing loop system cuts out background noise which directly affects people’ s hearing.Cllr Hardman demonstrating the heating loop to volunteer librarians said” I’m delighted to have funded this improvement which will enable us to converse with all our users


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Channel 4 opportunity


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SHOUT OUT TO YOUNG FOOTBALLERS AND PROSPECTIVE COACHES AROUND PAULTON!

Purnell Sports Youth U11 Panthers (year 6 or 5) are currently looking for more boys and girls to join the team and train on Friday evenings. Please contact Colin on 07895 261169 for more details. 
2022-23 SEASONAs this season draws to a close, we would also love to get our younger age groups back up and running for the 2022-23 season so are looking for: 
⚽️ COACHES - Would you consider volunteering your time next season to train boys and girls in the Kids Club (Reception - Year 2s), U8s (Year 3s) or U9s (Year 4s)?
 We are also looking for an additional coach to support our disability group. 
 ⚽️ CHILDREN - Do you have a child who will be in Reception-Year 4 in September that would love to give football a go?  
 If your child is in a different age group and would be interested in playing for Purnell’s existing teams, please also get in touch as we might be able to help. 
If you are interested in finding out more about coaching or signing your child up, we’d love to hear from you! 
Please contact Gemma Webster on moc.kooltuo%40htuoystropsllenrup

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Sport (Active Development)

WE ARE NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR ALL 2022 HOLIDAY COURSES
Spring Soccer Camp 2022Monday 30th May – Wednesday 1st JuneEnjoy Spring Early Bird Prices until Sunday 1st May Summer 2022Week 1 Soccer Camp – Monday 25th – Friday 29th JulyWeek 2 Soccer Camp – Monday 1st – Friday 5th AugustEnjoy Summer Early Bird Prices until Wednesday 29th JunePlease follow our Facebook Page @activedevelopmentsportscoaching for holiday course updates.

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New pet service

|Hi everyone, let me present to you my new Dog Walking and Pet Visiting Business ' Claire's Care4Pets '. Please share this post for me and help me spread the word around our local area, or if you yourself require my pet services, please message me to arrange a meeting and/or trial walk! Many thanks in advance x https://www.facebook.com/clairescare4pets/

Paulton Exceeds target


The idea behind Paulton Supports Ukraine’s target, was that in Paulton alone there are 5302 residents, if every resident gave £2 they believed they could raise over £10,000 together.
With support from Paulton and the villages beyond, this figure has been exceeded.
Thank you to everyone who donated

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Share your stories and memories for the Jubilee

As part of the council's celebrations to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, our libraries are gathering stories and memories from residents about royal visits to Bath and North East Somerset over the years.
We’ll be sharing these on our library social media channels and blog over the Jubilee weekend and at the end of the project all the stories will be stored with Bath Record Office as part of their Platinum Jubilee project. Memories can be written, recorded or photographic.
Please email us at: ku.vog.senhtab%40stneve_yrarbil or drop into one of our libraries.
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Transport Help needed

Do you have the key to help Swan Transport get people moving again?If you have use of a car and a little or a lot of spare time please consider becoming a volunteer driver with Swan. Swan Transport has been operating since 2001 and provides friendly and cost-effective transport solutions for people on low income who are unable to use conventional public transport in Bath & North East Somerset. 
If you may be able to help, please ring Sarah or Ann on 01761 439548 or email moc.tcennoctb%40tropsnart.naws

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Zumba

Classes at Paulton Rovers. Tuesdays 7pmZumba is a great mood lifter - come try it and see for yourself  And as a bonus you’ll burn calories too
Contact : - ku.oc.liamtoh%401tnayrbahsat

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Exercise


FUN FUN FUN !!!!’FITSTEP EXERCISE DANCE FITNESS Great way to get fit, toned and have lots of fun beginners welcome ..Thursdays at Paulton Rovers 915-10.00amwww.business.facebook.com/Janepricefitsteps/
This is just one of the many groups operating in Paulton which you can join. For more see:- www.paultoncommunitywebsite.co.uk/clubs-societies-groups


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Help when needed

Anybody who is a resident of Bath and North East Somerset can benefit from support from the Community Wellbeing Hub. A collaboration between Bath & North East Somerset Council, Virgin Care, the 3SG and other third sector organisation representatives, the team can offer a range of support services such as mental health, returning home from hospital, income, housing and benefits advice, emergency food, as well as lifestyle services for help with stopping smoking, getting active or losing weight.
To contact the Hub:Phone: 0300 247 0050.Email: ku.oc.eracnigriv%40senaBHWCWebsite: http://communitywellbeinghub.co.ukText: 07870 868368

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Youth Connect

We are back at Paulton village hall every Friday between 7-9pm with our mobile bus running youth work sessions
If you need more info give our mobile youth worker Rob a call on 07875488786.

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Food Bank

Donations can be made at Tesco or at the Wesley Hall inside the porch



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