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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 15th September

Our intrepid friend Pippa Unwin and her four legged friend Bonnie have started their walk for refugees . The pair are walking from A.G to Dover to raise money for various charities including the Red Cross and the Blue Cross animal rescue charity. They are…

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The transfer of ownership has finally gone through!

Pittens Walk, Jubilee St car park, the playparks and village green, Timbers car parks and the leat foreshore are all now back in parish ownership. In 2010 John Coates first approached SHDC to see if we could get these areas of the village back –…

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SHDC/West Devon councils merger – why our parish council voted NO

Why we have said “NO” – the parish council response to a West Devon/SHDC merger. All households should recently have had a postcard delivered with their normal post entitled “One Council for South Hams and West Devon”  inviting you to “Have Your Say” in a…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 8th September

It seems that there is quite a lot of concern over the status of some of the village organisations, the latest being the Allotment Association here in A.G. It seems that quite a few of the allotment holders are giving up, and at the moment…

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Stop Press! Allotment vacancies…

There are some allotments coming up if anyone is interested – there isn’t a waiting list at the moment, so Jackie or David Guiver could give you more information – 550110

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 1st September

It’s with some upsetting news that I start this report and it concerns our church. The numbers are falling and have been for some time, the old stalwarts are passing on to glory and no-one is taking their place. There were just 10 people in…

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A wonderful Car Show!

This August Bank Holiday Monday was a wonderful day for our 10th anniversary Classic Car Show, and it broke all records –  more visitors coming along to support it, a record amount of money raised, and not a drop of rain in sight! Once the few…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 25th August

Two of A.G,s favorite residents are about to embark on an epic journey. Pippa and Bonnie Unwin are going to spend September walking, yes walking from A.G to Dover to raise funds for two very important charities. Pippa is supporting Open Hearts and Open Borders…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 11th August

Tomorrow is Village Show day and the village hall will be open from 8.30am to accept entries. If you haven’t entered yet, you may still be able to take part, if there’s room in the class on the day. The hall will close for judging…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 4th August

This week I have some very exciting news, re our new Rector. On July 21st, interviews were held in Modbury and three candidates applied for the position of Rector of the Modbury Benefice. Out of those interviews an offer was made and the Reverend Matthew…

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