Monthly archive for December2013

Flood group update, and date of meeting changed to 13th January

The date of the next flood group meeting has had to be changed, and it will now be held on 13 Jan 2014 at 6.45 in the Hall. The stormy weather continues, and we are still working to set up self help flood prevention measures – if…

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Weather warnings on our website.

The parish council has just received a warning from the Met Office: Unsettled weather is forecast for the next few days. There will be heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday, especially during the afternoon and evening. The winds may reach gale force, perhaps up to…

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Christmas Rubbish Collections

Due to bank holidays over the festive period the usual rubbish collection days have changed….

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New bird hide on South Efford Marsh

In the last week Devon Wildlife Trust have begun to build the new bird hide down on the South Efford Marsh reserve. It will be built close to where the bomb damage to the walls during WW2 flooded a large part of the marsh, and this area has remained slightly…

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Sandbags!

There will be another flood group walk about on Sunday morning at 10.30. We want to find suitable places for sand bag stores. If you have any suggestions, or can offer some dry storage please can you get in touch with Rob Ford. SHDC has sandbags available, but for residential properties…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – Dec 6th

This week we start with some news from the Church as some of the members of the choir travelled to Buckfast Abbey to take part in the annual Advent Carol Service at the weekend. The R.S.C.M event invited choirs from all over Devon to take…

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Parish Council Update

December’s meeting of the parish council on Monday night was the first to be chaired by our new chairman John Brooks. Rosie Warrilow also put her name forward to fill the vacancy created by John Coates’ resignation, and she has now joined the council too….

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Village Panto looks East

The Taverners Amateur Drama Group is performing a specially written version of the traditional story of Aladdin. Tickets for the performances during February Half Term 2014, are now on sale in the Village Shop – adults £6, with concessions for school children at £4. The…

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Christmas Window Competition

To maintain an Aveton Gifford Christmas tradition, Maggie Skeates is awarding a celebratory china plate to the best decorated front window in the village. So, here is your chance to make AG an even more sparkly and bright place this Christmas. Choose your own particular…

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Call for Volunteers for Parish Sports and Leisure Group

Are you aware that the Parish has for many years had a Sports & Leisure Committee – with funds, the objective of which is to provide activities that contribute to the quality of life of all generations of parishioners? Following the retirement, after many years…

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