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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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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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Please stick to the pool rules!

PLEASE STICK TO THE RULES! Now that the season has started, please can we remind all community pool members that their membership is subject to conditions set out  in the pool agreement. This includes the following;  10 Alcohol and smoking is not permitted at the…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 14th June

Last week I had the great pleasure to travel up to Bournemouth to represent our Link Group of the WI at the National conference. It was a lovely trip and our driver for the couple of days, Bob, was very kind and helpful and the…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 7th June

This week’s good news is that we have some sponsored swimmers again for this years Swoosh event, to raise money for the upkeep of our community pool and youth charities.. Joanna Halstead, raising money for the pool; Jess Elvidge, raising money for the pre-school; Victoria…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 31st May

The weather has been lovely over the last couple of weeks or so and lots of people have been out and about enjoying the sun. Nothing wrong with that, however, a minority of people have been leaving rubbish around our seating areas. Beer bottles, sweet…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 24th May

St Andrews was the venue for a lovely wedding last Saturday when local girl Rebekah Townsend married her sweetheart Mr Mark Dixon.. The Bride entered the church to Pachelbels Canon in D, then the Vicar Rev Matt Rowland welcomed everyone. The first hymn was Give…

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