Somerset Sight is hosting a fun evening with the phenomenal creator of Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, in the Tithe Barn at Haselbury Mill on September 12th. Michael will talk about his varied life, including how he got to where he is today, his life as a dairy farmer and the inception of the festival and how it has affected his life. Michael’s talk will be followed by a Questions and Answers session and a chance to meet him. Tickets cost ¬£20, which includes a welcome drink and a Ploughman’s supper. They are available from or by calling Holly Sutton on 01823 333818.

Somerset Sight is a local and independent charity, helping over 3000 blind and visually impaired people a year and their families across Somerset. The charity offers immediate practical support to enable people to live a full and independent life despite sight loss. For more information, please visit

A run of wins continued at Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club this month, with a league match against Westlands Bowls Club resulting in a win for the home side of 80 shots to 59, giving SJBC another 14 points in the bowling league table. On Sunday August 11th, players at SJBC took part in the annual Australian Pairs Competition. Each pair played four matches of four ends with the final match of five ends, making a total of 21 ends played. Bowling was good spirited and competitive and not even the looming storm clouds, rain and thunder dampened the bowlers enthusiasm. The winning pair were Christine Rawe and Adrian Taylor. Runners up, Lesley McLaren and Bob Partridge and in third place Ann Brolly and Roy Devney.

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