Unfortunately the December edition of the Dunston Dossier was the last monthly newsletter to be printed. Every effort is being made to bring back the Dossier but this may be a quarterly publication and not monthly.
The Dunston Dossier Newsletter was printed every month on our trusty domestic inkjet printer and a laser printer. Copies were delivered free to all households in Dunston Parish by a group of willing volunteers and copies were available to pick up in the Village Hall, the Red Lion and Nocton Post Office.
Local organisations were invited to provide us with details of fundraising activities, reports on events and general updates to be included in the newsletter which neeedd to be submitted to the editors by the 21st of the month for inclusion in the next month's newsletter.
Dunston Dossier is an independent newsletter and financed through income raised at the monthly Dunston Hub and fundraising activities such as our popular Craft Fairs held twice a year and advertising revenue.
Our advertisers were either Dunston residents or local businesses.
There was no charge for entries in our Wanted or For Sale section.
Dunston Dossier & Dunston Hub
Helping the Dunston Community
From time to time we are fortunate enough to raise more money from our fundraising activities than we need to cover our costs and then we are able to make donations to other local projects.
Over the past 3 years we have provided:
18 tables - 3ft square and a set of wine glasses to Dunston Village Hall
2 tables - to the Mothers (Dads) and Toddlers Group
£150 to Dunston St Peter's Primary School for outside furniture
£100 to Dunston St Peter's Church for Alter Linen
£100 to the Rescue Ponies in Dunston towards their farriery costs.
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Sadly this is the last edition.
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Christmas shopping events in the village, Fund raising updates,
Vacancies on the Parish Council.
Results of the Scarecrow Competition, awards for IDEAS group, the new play area & more.
Download your copy here. October 2014
Download your copy of the newsletter here. Sep 14.
Download your copy of the Scarecrow Festival Guide & Entry Form here.
Update on the Development of the Play Area on the Playing Field and report on the Village Fete & Fun Dog Show plus reports from our local organisations. July 2014 newsletter.
This month as well as this months news, we have our quarterly insert of regular activities in the villlage, contact details for local government representatives, police team and local businesses.
New timings for Church & Chapel Services and IDEAS fundraising events.
Download your copy of the May newsletter.
Craft Fair, An Evening with a Medium,
Ballet & Jazz Dance Funday Sunday & details of Easter Services.
Download your copy of the April Newsletter.
New Activities in Dunston Village Hall & Chapel.
Sad news of the death of John Riddoch.
Updates on refurbishment of the Village Hall and Chapel kitchen, new dance classes for children starting this month.
Click on this link to download your copy of the February newsletter.
Click on this link to download your copy of the January newsletter.
Details of Festive Events in the Village & Christmas Services at St Peter's Church and Dunston Methodist Chapel.
Click on this link to download your copy of the December newsletter.
The latest Information Insert is also available to download for contact details of your Parish Councillors, Community Police Officers, events for the next three months, regular events & local businesses. Info Insert.
News of a proposal to site Windturbines on Nocton Fen and details of community consultaion in Dunston. Details of fundraising events in Dunston.
Click on this link to download a copy of the November newsletter.
Winners of the Scarecrow & Gnome Entries, Fund raising events , local volunteers and Bowls Club Success.
To download a copy of the October Newsletter click on this link. October 13
Scarecrow Festival weekend 21st/22nd September - what's on and how to enter the competition. News around Dunston and IDEAS plans for bringing play back to our playing field.
Click on the date to view to this month's newsletter. September 2013.
In September we had our quarterly insert with contact details, regular events and events for the next 3 months. To download a copy click on the word Insert.
This month's newsletter provides details of the new challenges of Scarecrows or Gnomes for the September Scarecrow Weekend, a report on the Annual Duck Race, Fundraising activities for IDEAS and the Village Hall as well as general information about what is happening in Dunston.
Click on the date to view to this month's newsletter. August 2013
You can also look back copies printed over the past 3 years. Year 3 Newsletters
The inclusion of any material in Dunston Dossier will be at the discretion of the editors whose decision is final. No responsibility for the accuracy of comments provided will be accepted.
Editors: Sue Glaister, Russ McLuckie, Pauline Moore & Moira Rickaby. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org