Month: April 2022

Village VOIce by Rosie Warrillow, 28th April

There was history in the making as myself and one or two other A.G ites arrived at Buckfast Abbey on Sunday.The Abbey welcomed the Choir of  Westminster Cathedral on the 1OOth anniversary of the choir’s first visit. On 2nd of August 1922 the then choir  accompainied by the director Sir Richard Runciman Terry arrived at …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 21st April

It seems that people are still speeding through the village! How many times to we have to ask people not to do this? There’s always activity in Fore Street with locals walking, cycling even riding horses. Recently and very sadly two pets cats have been killed by speeding motorists, causing great distress to their families. …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 14th April

Last Sunday was Palm Sunday and the congregation of St Andrews Church held a parade through the village, complete with a beautiful donkey to represent our Lord’s entry into Jerusalem. Parishioners stopped to sing various hymns before arriving at the church for a Holy Communion service led by the Vicar, Rev Matt Rowland. Families worker …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 7th April

Easter is fast approaching and St Andrews Church has a full calendar of events over the period. It’s Palm Sunday this Sunday and there will be a parade through Fore Street starting at 10.30am outside the Fishermans Rest and there will be a lovely donkey joining the congregation on its journey up to church! There …

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What to do if you find dead or sick birds on the river or estuary. Possible Avian Flu.

AVIAN INFLUENZA information – if you find any dead birds in the estuary or Tidal Road On Monday a dead young male swan was found on the estuary with no signs of injury or obvious cause of death. There is still a national outbreak of Avian flu, so maybe that was the cause here. Defra …

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Please keep your dogs under control when in fields with livestock

PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOGS UNDER CONTROL Dogs have been chasing the sheep in the field by SWW treatment works this week. This field may be seen as a recreational place for everyone’s dogs, but it is in fact an agricultural field, and the sheep have the first priority in there. There is a public footpath …

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