Village Organizations



Ballet, Tue & Fri, North Curry VH. 

Contact: Ann-Marie Crampton,

07595 173649

Benefice Youth Worker,

Holly Stevens Tel:01823 322149    email: [on maternity leave]

Instead of Holly Stevens please contact either

Mrs Julie Kimber email:


Mrs Ruth Tucker, email:

Bridge Club, Tuesdays, HBVH, 6.30–9.30 pm.  Contact: Janet Holt, 481219

Bridge Club, CMVH, Mondays 2–4.30. Contact Derek Pearce, 01458 250217


Fivehead Brownies, Thursdays,

Fivehead Baptist Church, 4.30–6 pm.

Debbie Guppy, 01460 281197


North Curry Brownies, Mondays, NCVH,

5-30pm–7pm.  Contact: Carolyn Lear,

01823 480206


Community Beat Police Officer,

For non emergencies contact your local police by dialling 101.

Beercrocombe and Curry Mallet:

PC 1709 Toni Lines,

PCSO 7912 Elaine Cave

PCSO 6827 Malissa Thompson

All other parishes:

PC276 Adrian Hooper

Stoke St Mary:  PCSO8412 Claire Escott PCSO 7256 Scott Windsor


Family Focus Group,

Women who meet informally each month to support each other, third Thursdays, Home Orchard, 10 am-12.30pm.  Contact: Marilyn Hayward, 481008


Fivehead Playgroup, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, FVH, 9.15–12.15.

Colleen Wolski, 01458 273432,

or Victoria Wakefield, 01460 282948


HBK (Children’s Club) Ages 7–12

Thursdays HBVH 6.15–7.45. Contact: Holly Stevens Tel:01823 322149   email:

Hatch Beauchamp & Neroche

Garden Club

Wendy Morris 01460 234445,

Joy Larkman 01460 234237,

Maureen James 481111,

Paul & Donna Davies 01823 480298


Hatch Beauchamp Pre-School,

Monday 9-1, Tuesday 9-3, Wednesday

9-3, Thursday 9-12, Friday 9-1, HB School.  Contact: Leanne, 07748 257631


Isle Abbotts Playgroup, Monday,


Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, IAVH, 9.15am –1.00pm, Christine Blake 07908 366556, or Sarah 01460 281352


Local Websites,   

Benefice website Website editor  David Symmonds

Other websites


Mothers’ Union, Contact:

Elizabeth Westlake, 01823 442392


North Curry Health Centre PPG,



Poetry Group, monthly on a Monday, Meare Green, 7.30 pm.  Contact: John Dyer, 480543

 RSPCA Animal Centre, West Hatch.  Contact: Sally Neale, 480156


Sunday Gang, third Sundays, West Hatch,   9.50am, 0-11 year olds, Alison Horsey, 481013


Taunton Group of Advanced Motorists

Meet monthly, 3rd Wednesday, HBVH, 7.30pm, contact Kevin Gould Grose,

tel: 07788 863981


Toddler Group, Thurs, CMBCVH,

10–11.30am. Vickie Yates, 480969


Village Players, Curry Mallet. 

Contact: Linda Cooper, 01460 282926


West Hatch Scout Group, Cubs meet Wednesdays, Curry Mallet Village Hall, 6.30–8 pm.  Scouts meet Tuesdays, CMVH, 7 pm. Pete Bawler, 480037


Women’s Institute, second Thursdays, HBVH, 7.15 pm.  Contact: Ann Norman 01823 481843


Women’s Institute, second Wednesday, Neroche VH, 7.30 pm. Contact:

Frances Alford, 01460 234245



Bellringing, St James’, Fridays, 7.30 pm.  Contact: David Edwards 01823 491389


Neighbourhood Watch (BC),

Mike Rastrick  01823 481840, or


Parish Clerk, Gillian Midworth, 480333 or



Tree Warden, Liz Davies, 480452


Village Hall Committee,

Chairman,  Richard Allard 01823 480828, or

Bookings, Grant Turner 01823 480304, or



Bellringing, All Saint’s, Tuesdays, 7.30 pm. Contact: Sally Down, 481146


Curry Mallet C of E Primary School, Headteacher:Wendy Devereaux 01823 480421


CM/BC Classic & Sports Car Club,

Contact: Chris Marks, 481441


Neighbourhood Watch (CM),

Godfrey Townrow, 480899


Parish Clerk, Shaun Dale 01823 321609


Round Window Club, alternate

Wednesday mornings, CMBCVH.

Contact: Heather Mealing, 480947


Short Mat Bowls, Thursdays, CMBCVH,

7.45 pm.  David Orme 01823 480008


Village Hall,  As for Beercrocombe


Village Tree Warden, Mary Hughes, 480044



Bellringing, St John’s, alternate

Mondays, 8 pm. Rupert Ryall, 480898


Cricket Club, Richard Jones 01823 480105


Fireworks Committee, Simon Pidgeon, 412306


Hatch Beauchamp Primary School, Headteacher: Liza MacKay 01823 480616


Parish Clerk, Peter Crossley, 480218


Village Hall Committee,  Bookings:

Maureen James 01823 481111


Village Tree Wardens, John Townson, 480512, Robert Fowler, 480196



Folk Dance Club, Mondays 8–10 pm,

NEPH, Contact: Liz Longman, 278739


Garden Club, monthly

Contact: Wendy Morris 01460 234445, or Joy Larkman 01460 234237


Short Mat Bowling, Thursdays, NEPH

Contact: Mrs O’Connor, 443961


Neroche Hand Bell Ringers

Contact: Di Grabham 01823 480811 or

Angela Parsons 480260


Village Hall, for hire contact Alison Brown, 01823 480441, Village Hall website



Tower Captain, Ken Bidgood, 421269



Bellringers, Staple Fitzpaine Church, Wednesdays, 8–9 pm. Paul Hart, 480769


St Peter’s Singers, St Peter’s Church, Thursdays, 7–8.30 pm.

Contact: Julie Pope, 480282

or Alison Brown 01823 480441



Bellringers, Stoke St Mary Church,

Thursdays 7.30–9 pm. Contact:

Rachel Drew, 332688


Parish Clerk, Gemma Coombes 07886 673537

"Stoke Tots"

Wed 2-3pm term time, Thurlbear School

Sue Lee 01823 480046


United Parish Senior Citizens Club, fortnightly on Tuesdays, VH. Contact: Anne Pickard, 339986


Village Hall, Booking Secretary,

Lois Forrester 07526 273554


Neighbourhood Watch, Jon Tarr 443999



Thurlbear Primary School,

Headteacher Heather Barraclough, 01823 42277



Art Club, Wednesdays,  WHVH,

9.30 am - 12.30 pm. Contact: Daphne Brightwell, 480548


Bellringing, St Andrew’s. Contact:

Kelvin Lee 01823 480046


Parish Clerk, Gillian Midworth, 480333


Village Hall Committee, Andrea Coleman, 480393


West Hatch Country Dance Club,

Contact: Kelvin Lee 480046 or Molly

Reynolds 332938