Month: September 2020

Fore St traffic questionnaire – please give us your views

Please help the AG Fore St Action Group by letting them know your thoughts on the increasing amounts of unsuitable vehicles using Fore St as a short cut. You don’t have to give your names here, but your opinions would be valuable when the Highways Officer and our County Councillor come to the village to …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow 18th September

Our Parish Council met last week and was the setting for a robust exchange of views from representatives of the Fore St group concerned about the flow and speed of traffic through the village street. Many residents came to air their views on this most difficult subject. Recently members of the Fore St Residents Group …

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New Recycling collections – from 5th October 2020

South Hams District Council Prepares for New Recycling Service PLEASE NOTE: CHANGES BEGIN FROM 5 OCTOBER – THIS MAY INCLUDE A CHANGE OF COLLECTION DAY – CHECK YOUR COLLECTION DAY ONLINE 14 September 2020 In Spring 2021, South Hams District Council will be introducing an all new ‘Super Recycler’ service, so that every household can …

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WOW! Just WOW! – fantastic fund-raising kids at The Hive!

WOW! Just WOW!The children of Aveton Gifford Pre-School (The Hive) have raised £1,000 over the summer holidays by taking part in our Summer 30 Challenge!For those who don’t know what this is, we asked children who attend the pre-school to do something linked to the number 30 ahead of this academic year, which will be …

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Local student’s survey for her dissertation – can you help?

ATTITUDES TOWARDS SECOND HOMEOWNERS DURING COVID-19 SURVEY. A university student, who lives in the village, is for her dissertation investigating “The Coronavirus and the attitudes towards second home ownership within the South Hams”- this includes during the lockdown and after restrictions were eased. She would really appreciate any local residents’ responses to the questionnaire (link …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 4th September

As you all know our church is part of a wider team of churches, Kingston, Ringmore, Bigbury,Modbury, and of course St Andrews here in Aveton Gifford. Well, one of our sister churches, St Laurence at Bigbury has a severe problem with its bells and bell tower, and some of their lady residents have created a …

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Traffic count of vehicles using Fore St

You may be interested in the recent traffic count of vehicles using Fore Street (excluding the regular bus service.) Volunteers in 2hr shifts counted everything going through – most shifts were covered, with just a few gaps. Saturday 22nd August to Friday 28th August from 08.00 am to 18.00 pm each day – Total number …

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