Month: October 2013

Flood Resilience

There will be a meeting of the Aveton Gifford Flood Resilience Group on Monday 4th November at 6.30 pm in the village hall. Following the presentation at the last Parish Council meeting by Matthew Parry from Devon County Council, we are going to set up a Flood Resilience Group of our own to try to address …

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Bonfire Night – NOW on Monday 4th November due to weather

[synopsis]PLEASE NOTE: Due to the stormy weather forecast, Bonfire Night is now going to be celebrated on Monday November 4th, rather than the 2nd  as originally planned.[/synopsis] On November 4th from 6.30pm onwards the fireworks display will be held, this year organised by the Fisherman’s Rest. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30, followed by a …

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PPG – ‘What Makes us Human’ talk by Adam Hart Davis

November 15 @ 8:00 pm in the Village Hall Adam Hart Davis will talk on ‘WHAT MAKES US HUMAN?’ Adam is well known as an informative and entertaining speaker on a fascinating range of scientific and historical subjects. Many of you will surely have seen his TV programmes, such as ‘What the Romans did for …

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Winter Draws On!

Many people will now be thinking about ordering oil for the winter. Oil prices are probably only going to get higher with increased demand as the weather gets colder, but a lot of us don’t have much choice and have to pay up because we have to use it anyway. If you know that neighbours …

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Reality Shock: The need for a Community Defibrillator

Written by Sue Herbert (Registered Nurse) The Parish Council, together with the Fisherman’s Rest and the Parish Project Group, is in the process of raising funds to purchase a community defibrillator that will be publicly accessible for anyone to use. Automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) are used to treat a sudden cardiac arrest (heart attack) by …

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