Further Grant for Highway Maintenance
The Council is pleased to announce that it has received a further grant of £1,100 from Devon County Council towards its programme of highway maintenance.
Recycle Your Crisp Packets
North Devon Council has set up a recycling facility for empty crisp packets. You can take your empty packets for recycling at a collection point in Lynton House, Barnstaple.
Removal of the Willow House on Launds Playing Field
The Council has determined that the Willow House on the Launds Playing Field is no longer an attractive feature and is therefore considering its removal.
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Landowners - Do You Have Overhanging Trees?
Landowners are reminded to check that where trees on their land overhang the highways these are not causing any obstruction. The minimum clearance for trees overhanging the highway is 5.2m (17 feet). Devon County Council guidelines on hedge and tree maintenance can be found here.
Defibrillator Training Sessions
In addition to the installation of the Air Ambulance Night Landing site on Launds Playing Field, the Parish Council has recently purchased an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) which is deployed in the entrance to the Village Hall. In order to make best use of this facility, the Council is providing training for parishioners in the use of the AED and associated resuscitation techniques.
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