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2020 Community shop AGM – all reports now online here

Because of the limitations now imposed by the pandemic, the shop committee is no longer able to hold the annual open meeting for all parishioners to attend. The shop is our community shop, and belongs to us all, so it’s important that we are all kept up to date with its progress, and also to …

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RNLI beach lifeguarding coming to an end on local beaches

If intending to use the water people are encouraged to head to one of the 27 lifeguarded beaches across Devon and Cornwall with extended patrols into October. Despite the Coronavirus situation and the challenges posed by lockdown restrictions earlier in the year the RNLI have provided lifeguards on 76 beaches across the south west this summer, …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 16th October

Face coverings are now on the verge of becoming compulsory on school transport following some pupils not wearing them. From November 2nd, unless the child is exempt, all pupils in Devon travelling on school transport will be required to wear a face covering. Certain exceptions can be applied for from the individual schools involved.                                                                                                           …

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ONLINE TRAFFIC SURVEY- last few days to send in your views

Have you sent in your response to the Fore St traffic survey? Please do help the Action Group, the Parish Council and DCC Highways to make the right choices for traffic through Fore St Everyone’s opinions are equally important, whether you live on Fore St, or elsewhere in the village, or somewhere else nearby but …

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Aveton Gifford annual bonfire and fireworks

Remember Remember the fifth of November, gunpwder, treason and plot….. Unfortunately this year, all we are going to be able to do this year is to remember our previous village bonfire parties and fireworks displays, we won’t be able to have one this year as usual. Along with all the other parish events and John …

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Halloween – Covid friendly style. Let’s give it a try!

HOW’S THIS FOR A HALLOWEEN IDEA? We did really well during Lockdown with our teddies and our rainbows in the windows for everyone to enjoy. Now that we’re going towards Halloween but we’re now hearing all the warnings to take care because of our more vulnerable residents, how’s this for a very good idea?! Our …

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Take care on the stile on Footpath No 8 – (by Skippers Hill Cottage)

Be very careful when climbing over the stile beside Skipper’s Hill Cottage at Waterhead into the field behind – the treads have lost their non-slip wire now, and are really slippery, and already someone has had a nasty fall there. It’s been reported to the Footpath Officer and the parish council today (Friday 2nd), but …

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 2nd October

The  Fore St Traffic Group is taking more positive action by compiling a questionnaire that’s freely available at the village shop and there’s a downloadable version available on the village website.  The group is interested in what the community thinks about traffic problems that are prevalent in the village and feel there is a need …

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