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Chard Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Posted on 28th July 2017 in Organisation

Chard Citizen’s Advice Bureau provides free, confidential and impartial advice to the residents of Chard. The Citizen’s Advice Bureau is held at Forefront Community Centre in the town centre, on Thursdays between 10am-1pm. Address: Forefront Community Centre 42 Fore Street Chard TA20 1QA Telephone: 03444 889623 Website: http://www.citizensadvicesouthsomerset.org.uk

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CineChard

Posted on 4th May 2017 in Organisation

Contact: 01460 65484 Email: cinechard@gmail.com Website: https://www.facebook.com/Cinechard-1768956430006515/ About: Bringing the latest and best in cinema to your community. Screenings are at the Guildhall, Chard every 2nd Friday of the month.

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Chard Camera Club

Posted on 17th November 2016 in Organisation

Contact:  Mrs Joyce Patridge (Membership Secretary) Telephone: 01460 66885 Website: www.chardcameraclub.org.uk Chard Camera Club meet at The Baptist Church Hall in Holyrood Street, Chard on the first and third Thursdays of each month (excluding July and August) at 7.30pm. Club Members work, who enter the digital images and print competitions are judged by WCPF.  Constructive comments made by the Western Counties Photographic Jude are given to improve your photography.  

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Chard Tennis Club

Posted on 9th February 2015 in Organisation

Chard Tennis Club is a thriving club with 3 courts, 2 of which are floodlit.  The club offers adult and junior coaching, the chance to participate in league tennis matches and a popular Tuesday evening club, summer and winter. Contact:  Sally Freeman Address:  Chard Tennis Club Zembard Lane Chard TA20 1JL Telephone:  01460 220584 Email:  sdfreeman@btinternet.com Website:  www.chardtennis.co.uk About: The Club offers adult and junior coaching, the chance to participate in league matches and a popular...

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Golden Oldies

Posted on 12th November 2014 in Organisation

Contact:  Joanne McNulty Website: www.golden-oldies.org.uk At Golden-Oldies we believe that singing is the best way to put a smile on your face. We run monthly singing sessions where we sing songs from the 50s 60s and 70s. You don’t need to have a good voice, just so long as you enjoy music, then Goldies is for you. We ask for a £2 donation towards running costs, but we don’t turn anybody away. Why not come along to your next session and see if it’s for you. Our sessions in Chard take place in The Boden Centre on Boden Street, Chard on the first Thursday of each month...

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Chard Royal Naval Association

Posted on 15th April 2014 in Organisation

Contact: Gary Pennells (Secretary) Address: RNA Chard Branch, Chard Conservative, 6 High Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1QB Phone: 01460 77978 Email: oldsteamy@btinternet.com About: Chard Royal Naval Association has been present in the Town for 26 years. We meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Conservative club Chard at 7.30pm.  

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Weight Watchers

Posted on 10th May 2013 in Organisation

Secretary: Raelene Hope   Address: Millenium Hous Ludlow Road Maidenhead SL6 6SL   Telephone: Hayley on 07791888815   Email: hburridge@weight-watchers.co.uk   Website: www.weight-watchers.co.uk   About: Hayley would love to help you lose weight and keep it off for life, come and join our friendly group and live your...

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1st Chard Scout Group

Posted on 10th May 2013 in Hidden, Organisation

Secretary: Jude Addicott   Address:    Telephone: 07896 216447   Email: judeaddicott@gmail.com   About: We meet Tuesdays at Chard Youth Club from 6pm – 8.30pm. We encourage the physical and mental development on the child with games and challenges for children 6-8 years Beavers, 8-10 years Cubs and 10-14 years...

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Yarlington

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Details: Address: Lupin Way Yeovil BA22 8WN Telephone: 01935 404500 Email: corporate@yhg.co.uk Website: www.yhg.co.uk   About: Our mission is ‘Building Communities’ and we are guided towards that by six themed strategies; Resident Involvement; Homes & Services; Viability; Community Investment; People; and Growth. Yarlington is a high performing organisation with ambitious plans to improve.  We will deliver the very highest quality service to our residents, partners and the local...

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W.A.T.C.H Project

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Address:              Forefront Community Centre 42 Fore Street Chard TA20 1QA Telephone:         01460 261264 or 07506238540 Email:                    chardwatchproject@gmail.com Website:              www.watchproject.org.uk About:                  Chard WATCH CIC (working together in Chard) is a voluntary group that was set up to reach out and engage with adults who, because of various conditions and issues, are socially isolated and who face...

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Royal British Legion

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Chair Person – Mrs. Victoria Sanders Address:              1 Laurel Gardens, Chard, TA20 1SZ Telephone:         01460 65591 Email:                    vemwhiteman1@gmail.com About:                  The Royal British Legion helps members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. We also campaign to improve their lives, organise the Poppy Appeal and remember the fallen.

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Monks Yard

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Liz Toxer Address:              The Monks Yard, Horton Cross Farm, Horton Cross, Ilminster, TA19 9PT Telephone:         01460 200020 Email:                    enquiries@themonksyard.co.uk Website:              http://www.themonksyard.co.uk/my_community.php About:                 Monks Yard is a friendly, community based café and venue. For more information please visit our...

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League of Friends of Chard Hospital

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mrs. Nora Arnold Telephone:         01297 678288 About: The League of Friends is a registered charity that provides equipment and facilities for the hospital and patients not available on the NHS. It’s aim is to relieve patients and former patients of the Chard and District Hospital who are sick, convalescent, disabled, handicapped, infirm or in need of financial assistance and generally to support the charitable work of the said hospital. The committee, through their fund raising, provide the hospital with valuable resources and equipment. The...

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Church of the Good Shepherd

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               The Secretary Address:              The Good Shepherd Vicarage, Furnham Road, Chard, TA20 1AE Telephone:         01460 419527 Email:                    goodshepherdchard@gmail.com Website:              www.churchofthegoodshepherd-chard.weebly.com About:                  Anglican Church, Church of England in the Diocese of Bath & Wells.

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StreetSpace South Somerset

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Richard Passmore Address:              26 King Athelstan Drive Chard TA20 2HY Telephone:         07830197160 Email:                    southsomerset@streetspace.org.uk Website:              www.streetspace.org.uk About: StreetSpace South Somerset is a youth organisation working with young people in the area. We provide a number of youth work services including regular detached youth work sessions; where we meet...

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St Mary’s Church Ramble Group

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mrs. R Bagg Address:              27 Helmstedt Way Chard TA20 1DQ Telephone:         01460 61076 Email:                    baggfamily1@btinternet.com Website:              www.stmaryschard.co.uk About:                  Monthly walks, 4 miles and 8 miles approximately, coach to destination. All ages welcome – No dogs.

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Somerset Skills and Learning

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Rose Mercer Address:              The Boden Centre, Boden Street, Chard, TA20 2AX Telephone:         01460 63900 or 03303 327997 Email:                    enquries@sslcourses.co.uk Website:             www.sslcourses.co.uk About: One of Somerset’s leading training providers with over 20 years experience providing skills, training and leisure courses. We provide apprenticeships, leisure and qualification courses for Maths...

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Slimming World

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Jenny Curtis (a.m session) Telephone:         01460 61786 About:                  Jenny currently runs the morning Slimming World sessions in Chard Town Hall every Tuesday morning. The first session starts at 9.30am and the second starts at 11.30am. New members always welcome. For more information please contact Jenny on the number provided above.   Contact:               Samatha Toogood (p.m session) Telephone:         07782 480034 About:                  Samatha currently runs the...

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Rotary Club of Chard

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Rotarian Michael Blackmore Address:              Coverack Court Mill Lane Wadeford Chard TA20 3AX Telephone:         01460 63023 Email:                    blackmorem@coverack.freeserve.co.uk Website:              www.chard.rotary1200.org About:                  The Rotary Club of Chard was founded in 1945 and has been active in the Town and surrounding area since. Members represent...

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Meeting Voices Community Choir

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Telephone:         07779080476 Website:              www.meetingvoices.org.uk About:         Members of Meeting Voices Community Choir have been singing together since 2000. We meet in Chard Guildhall’s Town Hall (upstairs) on Wednesday evenings. We sing and enjoy songs from around the world. The atmosphere is deliberately informal, where people feel welcome, supported and unpressurised.

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Holyrood Academy

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Head Teacher:   Mr. Matt Collins Address:              Holyrood Academy, Zembard Lane, Chard, TA20 1JL Telephone:         01460 260100 Email:                    sch.517@educ.somerset.gov.uk Website:              www.holyroodacademy.com About:                  Holyrood is an outstanding secondary Academy catering for students from 11 – 18 years old. Full details can be found on the academy website and parents of...

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Harveys and Jubilee Homes

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mr. Tony Prior Address:              38 Monmouth Court, Chard, TA20 1HQ Telephone:         01460 65144 Email:                    a.prior@btinternet.com About:                  An Almshouse Charity with 8 flats and 2bungalows providing accommodation for persons in housing needs in the Chard area.

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Eclipse Carnival Club

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Jason Baker Address:              4 High Street, Chard, TA20 1QB Telephone:         07736310805 Email:                   Jason.baker@southsomerset.gov.uk Website:              www.facebook.com/x!/groups/4672421233321773/ About:                  Local Carnival Club

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Crowshute Centre Limited

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mr. Tony Prior Address:              38 Monmouth Court, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1HQ Telephone:         01460 65144 Email:                    a.prior@btinternet.com About:                  A charitable company running Crowshute House for the Community. Crowshute House is the home of Chard Amateur Theatre Society, Chard Light Operatic Society, Chard Concert Brass, C.L.O.K.S, Crowshute Luncheon Club and Crowshute Sunday Bingo.

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Chard Young Peoples Centre

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Trish O’Brien Address:              Essex Close, Chard, TA20 1RH Telephone:         01460 68724 Email:                    chardycc@btinternet.com About:                  The Centre is currently used by several different groups:- Home Education Centre – provides a meeting place for families who home educate their children for socialising and providing extra curriculum activities on Monday and Fridays 10am –...

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Chard Town Football Club Ltd

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mr. Michael Hawes Address:              Dening Sports Field, Zembard Lane, Chard,TA20 1JL Telephone:         01460 61402 Email:                    Michael.hawes2@virgin.net Website:              www.pitchero.com/clubc/chardtownfc About:                  Football Club with four teams. 1st team play in the Toolstation Western League Division 1, Reserve Team play in Devin & Exeter League Division 1, Under 18’s team play in...

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Chard Tea Dance

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Stephen R. Moore Address:              Combe St Nichalas Telephone:         01460 68503 – 07473 660000 Email:                    saintsalive1.69@gmail.com About:                  Chard Tea Dance was established in 1988 and holds a Tea Dance every Wednesday afternoon at Chardstock Village Hall between 2pm and 4.30pm. Chardstock is situated between Chard and Axminster. The dancing comprises of Ballroom, Sequence, Line...

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Chard School

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Head teacher:   Sarah Graham Address:              Chard School, Fore Street, Chard, TA20 1QA Telephone:         01460 63234 Email:                    office@chardschool.co.uk Website:              www.chardschool.co.uk About:                  Independent day school for boys and girls aged 2-11 years.

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Chard Entertainment Society

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Lesley Cole Address:              Colway, Wadeford, Chard, TA20 3AP Telephone:         01460 61896 Email:                    chardlos@btinternet.com Website:              www.chardentertainment.org.uk/ About:                  A friendly group who welcome people of all ages and musical abilities. CES has won a variety of prestigious awards and is widely recognised for the quality of its productions. CES meets at...

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Chard Karate Club

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Andrew Dare Address:              6 Bracken Way, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1HS Telephone:         01460 66629 or 07770844693 Email:                    andrewj.dare@virgin.net Website:              www.southwestkarate.co.uk About:                  Chard Karate Club is the original martial arts club in the area. Founded approximately 35 years ago. The classes were held at the working men’s club, moving to Furnham Church Hall and...

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Chard, Ilminster & District U3A

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Marion Field Website:              www.u3asites.org.uk/chardilminster About:                  u3A’s are self-help, self managed, life long learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, providing oppurtunities for their members  to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning not for qualifications but for fun. Monthly meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at the Guildhall in Chard from 2 to 4pm. We currently have over 40 active groups offering a...

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Chard History Group

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Chris Brewchorne (Chairman) or Lisa Brewchorne (Secretary) Address:           1 Touchstone, Chard TA20 1RF Telephone:         01460 66040 Website:              http://chardhistorygroup.weebly.com/ About: Chard History Group (CHG) started in 1965, when about 30 people attended the first meeting. It was decided that the Group’s main objectives should be to promote research into, and gain knowledge of, all aspects of the history of Chard and District. In this case, district was defined as roughly the mid-point between...

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Chard Helmstedt Twinning Society

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Collette Boyle Address:              Trivetts, Combe St Nicholas, Chard, TA20 3NG Telephone:         01460 62449 Email:                   secretary@chardhelmstedtsociety.org.uk Website:              www.chardhelmstedtsociety.org About: Chard has been officially twinned with Helmstedt in Lower Saxony, Northern Germany since 1980. Our aims are to promote good and lasting relationships between...

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Chard Good Companions

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mrs. H Dewing Address:              17 Langdon Close, Chard, TA20 1DP Telephone:         01460 63804 About: We are a club for the over 55 years. We have two speakers a month, 5 outings per year. On in days we have bingo and a beetle drive.

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Chard Folk Dance Group

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:              Hillary Mead Telephone:         01460 61996 Website:             www.combestnicholas.org.uk/index.php/community/chard-folk-dance-club About:                  Chard Folk Dance Club have been meeting for over 40 years. We meet alternate  Thursday evenings at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall. We always have a live band and a caller. £2 for members (£5 per year to join) £2.50 for visitors. Starts at 8pm For more details please contact Elaine Drewer with the details...

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Chard & District Museum and Heritage Centre

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Vince Lean Address:              Godworthy House, High Street, Chard, TA20 1QB Telephone:         01460 65091 Email:                    info@chardmuseum.co.uk Website:              www.chardmuseum.co.uk About:                  A registered charity for Chard History, housed just West of the Town Centre in a listed building on a 1 acre site. Open from Easter week to November. A small admission charge for...

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Chard & District Modellers Club

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact: Mr Ron Jones Address: Hunters Moon, Hair Lane, Broadway, TA19 9LN Telephone:  01460 54038 About: The club caters for modellers of all forms of land transport, primarily railways. We have our own club room in Chard where we can build and operate projects.

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Chard Cricket Club

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Andrew Clancy (Secretary) or Nick Rymell (Youth Chairman) Address:              Dening Sports Field, Zembard Lane, Chard Telephone:         01460 63829 Email:                    nickcoath@gmail.com Website:              www.chard.play-cricket.com About:                  4 Saturday sides playing league cricket. 1 Sunday side playing league and friendly matches. A thriving youth section which includes...

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Chard Carnival Committee Ltd

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:              Jason Baker (Chairman) Address:             4 High Street, Chard, TA20 1QB Telephone:         07736310805 Email:                    Jason.baker@southsomerset.gov.uk Website:              www.chardcarnival-wordpress.com About:                  Chard Carnival was revived in 1967 and is now in its 50th year. The carnival takes place on the 2nd Saturday in October each year – We...

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Chard Baptist Church

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Revd. Andy Mills or Lizzie Ingrams (Secretary) Address:              Chard Baptist Church, 9 Holyrood Street, Chard, TA20 2AH Telephone:         01460 65904 Email:                    admin@chardbaptist.org.uk Website:              www.chardbaptist.org.uk About:                  Chard Baptist Church gives a warm welcome to all, every Sunday as well as to a variety of mid week events. It caters for all ages...

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Chard Amateur Theatre Society

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Lorraine Marshall Address:              35 Bubwith Close, Chard, TA20 2BW Telephone:         01460 65062 About:                  We are over 60 years into productions and put on an annual pantomime and summer show, as well as charity evenings. Our age range starts at 8-13 years who are known as kittens, 14-17 years who are known as Spyhnx Group and 18year + with no limit on adults age. We rehearse Tuesday evenings, Kittens from 7-8pm, Spyhnx & Adults 8-10pm and also Wednesday evenings 7.30-10pm.

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Beefit Fitness

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Ali Mallett & Clive Davis Address:              9 Broadshard, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA19 7NE Telephone:         Ali on 07753533727 and Clive on 07738303755 Email:                    Ali@beefitfitness.co.uk / Clive@beefitfitness.co.uk Website:              www.beefitfitness.co.uk About:                  Group Fitness Classes, Elite...

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Avishayes Primary School & Early Years Centre

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Head teacher:   Mrs. Sandra Leggett Address:              Fairway Rise, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1NS Telephone:         01460 63050 Email:                    avishayesoffice@educ.somerset.gov.uk Website:              www.avishayes.co.uk About:                  We are passionate about offering children an exciting, stimulating and rich curriculum based on real reasons for learning. We believe that...

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Allotment Holders Association – Chard

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mr. Bob Adams (Membership Secretary) Telephone:         01460 63748 Email:                    digallot1948@aol.com About:                  We are the voice of the allotment holders to the Council. We give discounts on flower and vegetable seeds and arrange social events and competitions.

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Age UK Somerset

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Jackie Manning Address:              Ash House, Cook Way, Bindon Road, Taunton, TA2 6BJ Telephone:         01823 345610 Website:              http://ageuksomerset.co.uk/ About:                  Age UK Somerset provides access to information and services that enhance the quality of life for older people in Somerset and North Somerset.

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Action for Children – Chard Children’s Centre

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Claire Price Address:              1st Floor, Clare House, Millfield, Chard, TA20 2DA Telephone:         01460 65762 Email:                    claire.price@actionforchildren.org.uk   About:                  The Children’s Centre aims to provide universal and targeted services in partnership with children, parents/carers, other agencies and the community that will improve...

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2nd Chard Girls Brigade

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mandy Slingsby Address:              8 Bampton Avenue, Chard, TA20 1DS Telephone:         01460 66313 Email:                    gbchard2@gmail.com Website:               http://www.girlsb.org.uk/ About:                  Uniformed organisation for girls aged from 4 years. We meet at Chard Methodist Church on Monday evenings between 6pm and 7.30pm. Our evenings include games, crafts, go on outings, work towards our badges, make new...

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2nd Chard Boys Brigade

Posted on 6th March 2013 in Organisation

Contact:               Mary Denslow Address:              Sunny Dene, Chard Junction, Chard, TA20 4QJ Telephone:         01460    220181 Email:                    thedenslows@sky.com About:                  The 2nd Chard Boys Brigade meet between 6pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday evenings at The Methodist Church Hall for boys aged 5-18 years. Our evening include craft, sport, games etc and occasional days out. Badges are awarded annually.

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1610 Chard Gym & Fitness Centre

Posted on 22nd February 2013 in Organisation

1610 Chard Gym & Fitness Centre opened in April 2016 as a brand new £500,000 fitness facility, boasting the UK’s largest Prama Training Studio and a fully equipped Technogym Fitness Suite with a range of interactive cardio machines and plate loaded resistance equipment. There is free parking available just outside the centre and is the location for the Chard 10k ran every September.  Contact: 01460 494020 Website:...

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