Parish News

News items concerning the Parish Council and the parishes of Chittlehamholt and Satterleigh & Warkleigh


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From 7th November 2022, it will be a legal requirement for all bird keepers to keep their birds housed and to follow stringent biosecurity measures to protect their flocks. This applies whether keepers have commercial flocks, or just a few birds in a backyard.

North Devon Council has started to collate information on its website which includes the help and support available from the Council and from other organisations in response to the rising cost of living.

The Council requests that parishioners and visitors use the litter bin by the entrance to Launds playing field sensibly.

The North Devon Biosphere in partnership with Orchards Live and supported by the Devon County Council locality grants scheme and the National Lottery Heritage Fund (as part of the Pledge for Nature project) are offering small grants towards the creation and management of community orchards.

Ash dieback is a disease affecting ash trees in our countryside and towns. It threatens to wipe out over 90% of Britain’s native ash species and is likely to cause safety issues that need to be managed by landowners in high-risk areas.