Year: 2020

Work finally to start on A379 to shore up the road at Fancy Cross embankment.

Really good news that the long-awaited work to finally sort out this stretch of the road. Commuters who use the A379 in and out of Plymouth need to know that road works will be ongoing here in January, and that will undoubtedly affect their journeys. Our County Councillor, Rufus Gilbert, has been able now to …

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Free school meals holiday vouchers – do you or someone you know qualify?

During the December school holidays, families of primary, secondary and sixth form college pupils who currently receive free school meals will automatically be sent supermarket vouchers, that Devon County Council is providing using the COVID Winter Grant Scheme, to buy food over the festive period. More information about the scheme is available on their website. …

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The 12 Scams of Christmas – be warned, and please share to family and friends

These are going the rounds, so do be warned, and please share with family and friends. Scammers are making off with millions of ££££ – don’t let them get any of it from us 1. Fake websites. Using the web to buy Christmas presents? Criminals set up fake websites that look identical to steal your …

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Avian influenza still on the increase – compulsory housing for poultry from Dec 14 – details here

Avian Influenza is still on the increase and to try and prevent the spread the Government will be introducing a Housing Order as from the 14 December.  It is important that everyone including the Pet and backyard keepers adhere to this legislation and keep the birds housed or netted. New housing measures will come into …

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Carol singing this year – we still can, and here’s how!

Carol singing and Christmas lights in Aveton Gifford. Unfortunately we won’t be able to have our annual get together around the tree at the pub this year, but our Christmas spirit is still alive and well! There can’t be any procession of carol singers down Fore St either. or singing around the tree to watch …

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Disruption to waste collections – drivers and crew self-isolating

A number of the drivers and crew collecting our rubbish and recycling have recently had to self-isolate. When the issue came to light, individual workers potentially affected were identified swiftly and taken off collections immediately to safeguard the public and the rest of the workforce. The company which carries out the collections on behalf of …

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Could you donate a new toy to a local child this Christmas through Kingsbridge Foodbank?

The Foodbank update this week is; “Christmas preparations have begun. We want to give festive treats in every food parcel, a present to every child and make sure nobody goes hungry or cold this Christmas. This Christmas Kingsbridge Food Bank is supporting the families of over 200 children by giving them presents for their children …

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