Month: June 2020

Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 19th June

If you are getting out and about during the Covid-19 crisis it’s interesting to know that the Ordnance Survey organisation has some good information on their website that helps to show what to do, and where to go on day outs etc. It’s about keeping safe and active outside, and brings together current advice from …

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The community pool will not open this year.

The 2020 season UNFORTUNATELY, THE PARISH COUNCIL HAS HAD TO MAKE THE VERY DIFFICULT DECISION THAT THE POOL WILL NOT OPEN THIS YEAR AT ALL, FOR EITHER THE SCHOOL TO USE, OR FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP TO USE DURING THE HOLIDAY. Guidance on Covid-19 related health and safety implications for the re-opening of swimming pools has …

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More Jazz at Home – for KJC members, the Upside Down Jazz Cellar!

Dear Jazzers, There is a new way to enjoy live jazz from home.   You do not have to have a FaceBook account to join in because both the gigs below are “Public Events”.   You can watch them for free.  After the Live GIGs I will post the You Tube link of the gig so you can watch it …

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Summer opening times at the shop and post office

Jas has revised the opening hours for the shop and the post office counter for the coming summer months, startin g on Monday 15th June Full details can be found on the shop page – https://www.aveton-gifford.co.uk/amenities/village-shop Many thanks to Jas and Kathleen for keeping our shop here up and running during all the difficulties of …

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Keeping safe and active outside – Ordnance Survey website gives useful information

If you are getting outside during COVID-19 Stay at home as much as you can is still the mantra – so let’s carry on doing that.  But if you are going out, Ordnance Survey has put some really helpful information on their website, to help you decide where to go and what to do.  We think …

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Devon libraries – a phased reopening from 6th July

Devon libraries will be reopening from the 6 July.The buildings have been closed since the end of March, but staff have been working hard and have continued to deliver a lot of library services online.So much so, they’ve had over 4,000 new users to their digital services.Alex Kittow, Chief Executive of Libraries Unlimited, which run …

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