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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow August 3rd

            A local man is planning an epic trip next spring to raise money for Devon Air Ambulance. John Foale, a well known retired farmer and agricultural engineer is to make the trip from John o’ Groats to Lands End on a vintage tractor. John…

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Stephen’s Yoga classes continue during the holiday – see info here for dates

Tuesdays 7-8.30 pmAveton Gifford, Memorial Hall23, 30 July13, 20, 27 AugNew term starts 3 Sept You can find out more on his facebook page;https://www.facebook.com/Yoga-With-Stephen-Harding-525845930788884/ or on his website; www.yogawithstephenharding.co.uk

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 26th July

Great News!!! The new Tennis Pavillion has now been installed next to the tennis court on the Rectory Gardens. The new building arrived on Tuesday of last week and has already attracted admiring comments. It will be a godsend for everyone using the court, providing…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 19th July

Over the last few years we have heard a lot about invasive plants choking our waterways. Well, Dartmoor National Park has decided to do something about it and are calling for volunteers to help. Two nasties in particular are being targeted, Himalayan Balsam and Japanese…

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Do you want to enter any of the classes at Kingsbridge Show?

Newsflash – Kingsbridge Show schedules have been restocked at the shop. (Also online @ http://www.kingsbridgeshow.co.uk/entries) Try your handiwork in the home craft, WI, horticultural, pets, poultry or floral sections or give the children a project or 10 this summer (painting, cooking, arts & crafts) and…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, July 12th

Bantham Swoosh will take place tomorrow morning and over 800 swimmers will be gathering to embark on their journey from very early on in the day. Please exercise caution if you are out and about then as there will be busses turning and people in…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 28th June

We are looking forward this week to the next Jazz Club meeting when the Storyville Jass Band once again visit us from Holland. This popular band is returning to what they say is one of their favourite venues in this country, the Jazz Cellar in…

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Do you want a dinghy mooring on the foreshore? Here’s what to do –

The foreshores here are now owned & managed by the parish council on behalf of the parishioners of Aveton Gifford for recreational use of the river, and the council will provide free annual permits for residents in this parish who wish to keep rowing boats…

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Fancy learning a new sport? How about golf?

“I am holding a Get Into Golf Open Day for adults at Bigbury Golf Club on Saturday 29th June from 1pm – 5pm, and it’s completely free to come and ‘have a go’!If you’re interested, please ring me in the Pro Shop on 01548 810557…

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Freecycling at the shop

Dear Lovely CustomersWe now have a new service in the Village Shop. We have started a Freecycling Service- the idea is if you have any unwanted items at home, you pop into the shop and write what you wish to gift to someone on our…

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