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Don’t forget the Shop Extravaganza – Saturday 24th August

Dear Lovely CustomersThe Village Shop Extravaganza is on Saturday 24th August from 12-4pm with live music, BBQ, Face Painter, Wine Tasting and a Raffle. All money raised on the Raffle will go to our two charities- Diabetes UK and Cancer Research.If anyone is able to…

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20 litre plastic containers free to good homes!

There are now more 20 lt plastic bottles which have been used for the water purifier at the pool. If they are washed out well they make ideal storage containers – either for water for camping, garden etc (the purifier is exactly the same as…

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Recycling – 2 litre plastic drink bottles wanted

Does anyone have any empty 2 litre water/lemonade type plastic bottles? I want to make some eco bricks and also have another project in mind. Caroline Barker Stonecot , Fore St [email protected]

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow, 17th August

These  days it seems that everyone is into re-cycling and upcycling all manner of old or broken items. One of my neighbours has made a remarkable effort recently in doing just that and re-using timber from a neighbour’s old fencing panels. Alan, (bikes and tats)…

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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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