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New bird hide on South Efford Marsh

In the last week Devon Wildlife Trust have begun to build the new bird hide down on the South Efford Marsh reserve. It will be built close to where the bomb damage to the walls during WW2 flooded a large part of the marsh, and this area has remained slightly…

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Sandbags!

There will be another flood group walk about on Sunday morning at 10.30. We want to find suitable places for sand bag stores. If you have any suggestions, or can offer some dry storage please can you get in touch with Rob Ford. SHDC has sandbags available, but for residential properties…

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Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow – Dec 6th

This week we start with some news from the Church as some of the members of the choir travelled to Buckfast Abbey to take part in the annual Advent Carol Service at the weekend. The R.S.C.M event invited choirs from all over Devon to take…

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Parish Council Update

December’s meeting of the parish council on Monday night was the first to be chaired by our new chairman John Brooks. Rosie Warrilow also put her name forward to fill the vacancy created by John Coates’ resignation, and she has now joined the council too….

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Village Panto looks East

The Taverners Amateur Drama Group is performing a specially written version of the traditional story of Aladdin. Tickets for the performances during February Half Term 2014, are now on sale in the Village Shop – adults £6, with concessions for school children at £4. The…

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Christmas Window Competition

To maintain an Aveton Gifford Christmas tradition, Maggie Skeates is awarding a celebratory china plate to the best decorated front window in the village. So, here is your chance to make AG an even more sparkly and bright place this Christmas. Choose your own particular…

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Call for Volunteers for Parish Sports and Leisure Group

Are you aware that the Parish has for many years had a Sports & Leisure Committee – with funds, the objective of which is to provide activities that contribute to the quality of life of all generations of parishioners? Following the retirement, after many years…

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Playing Field – Parson’s Green

During the next few months work is to be undertaken on the far side of the green as, over the years, shrubs, scrub and overhanging branches have encroached on the field. There has been little in the way of trimming or cutting back since the…

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Another flood group meeting – Monday 9th December, 6.30 pm.

The next meeting of the self help flood group will be on Monday 9th December at 6.30 in the hall, and we should be able to follow up some of the plans that Matthew Parry suggested last week. We are still gathering information about any of the…

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Tree Corner bridge works

We have recently been told that the repairs to the bridge at Tree Corner will take an extra two weeks to complete. Apparently the flow of water down the stream has been greater than was expected, and so everything has taken a little longer. The…

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