September 2020 – Greyhound Inn nominated for national award

Sydling’s Greyhound Inn has been nominated for a national lockdown business transformation award and has reached the final 6 shortlist! We are encouraging everyone to vote for the Greyhound online BEFORE 22nd September at: https://www.hrc.co.uk/best-business-transformation-shortlist Lockdown meant that the pub had to close, but Ed and Eniko at the Greyhound gave us a lifeline immediately …

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13th August 2020 – “Sydling St Nicholas During Lockdown” book launched

During the Covid-19 pandemic Wendy Jefferson made a photographic record of Sydling St Nicholas village residents along with some of their thoughts about how the lockdown has affected their lives. She has compiled a book of photographs and accompanying texts. This beautiful publication was launched on Thursday 13th August. The price is £10 and all …

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30th July 2020 – Angie Dallison-Hall completes fundraiser for children’s society

UPDATE: 18th August 2020 Total raised is £745 UPDATE: 31st July That’s my running for the Children’s Society all completed. It’s been quite a journey. I have run a total of 150.21 miles throughout July. I have been very lucky with the weather, one day it rained and a couple of drizzly days but mainly …

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June 2020 – Tim Stiles attempts Sydling’s “Everest” challenge in aid of Sydling church

Due to Covid-19 lock-down restrictions, fund raising events for the church were cancelled so Tim Stiles decided on a novel way to raise funds for Sydling’s church. He compared the hills around the village to the “hills” of Everest. With some clever maths and inspired daily blogs he achieved the equivalent of the Everest summit …

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31 May 2020 – Russell, Daisy and Poppy finish their 100k challenge

When their Mum, Ellie, sadly passed away due to cancer, her young daughters, Daisy and Poppy decided to thank the Weldmar Hospice for looking after their mother. So throughout May they undertook the 100k challenge. Their goal was to walk/run 100km. In the end they completed 209km (70km running / 139km walking) during 48 activities …

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May 2020 – Open Gardens Cancelled

Regretfully this year’s Open Gardens event has been cancelled due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions. However, if you would like your garden to be involved in the Virtual Gardens Tour project then please contact Shirley Guy for more details.

May 2020 – Thanks from Dorset County Hospital Charity

After receiving the amazingly generous donations from Sydling residents, the following message of thanks was received from the DCH Charity Fund Raising Manager, Kitz Clifford ……. To all the residents and fundraisers of Sydling St Nicholas, Thank you for your continued support and incredible generosity. We have noticed  the village has made various donations to …

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