Monthly archive for February2016

New way of getting the rolls of blue and clear recycling bags when you need them

DO YOU NEED MORE RECYCLING SACKS? SHDC have changed their system for new rolls of bags now – you no longer have to re-order them directly from SHDC online or with the yellow sticky labels. Instead a supply will be dropped at the shop each…

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Could you help the shop out with occasional odd jobs and DIY?

If you are the sort of person who is handy with a screwdriver or sorts out maintenance jobs at home your help might come in very handy at the village shop. The shop committee would be most grateful to have a few names to call…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – 26th February

Our Neighbourhood Plan Consultation went very well on Saturday, with lots of people attending the village hall with a great atmosphere and lots of lively discussion. There was a good response to the topics on display and these will be written up to form the…

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Can you help with the 2017 Aveton Gifford calendar?

This year’s calendar composed of photos from a photographic competition last year has proved to be very popular with sales going to boost shop funds, and Dinah would very much like to do the same thing this year as it’s been so successful. However it…

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New in – Mother’s Day (Sunday 6th) treats for sale at the shop

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Neighbourhood Plan consultation – further suggestions still welcome

On Saturday the village hall was the venue for our first Neighbourhood Plan Forum, and the Working Group has sent us the following thank-you and report; “The Neighbourhood Plan public consultation on Saturday 20th was extremely well attended, and the Working Group would like to…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – 19th February

Well we all know that feeling don’t we? You get up in the morning and you look in the mirror and your hair just aint looking as good as it should be no? Well, during the last week the children of our Primary School knew…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – 12th February

This week sees the start of the long awaited Watershed Project from SWW. The aim of this project is to separate the run off water from the roads and properties from the sewarage system. Over the years there have been¬† several instances of sewage flooding…

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Watershed AG work to begin on Monday 8th February

We have received this press release from South West Water which will explain the work to be done in the WaterShed Project over the months to come; Innovative scheme to reduce sewer flooding in Aveton Gifford Work is due to start on Monday (8 February)…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – 5th February

It was an absolute pleasure to take a trip down to the Fisherman’s ¬†Rest last weekend for the Annual Cricket Club dinner. After meeting in the bar for drinks, folk sat on the Boat Deck restaurant for dinner. The food had been beautifully prepared by…

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