Parish News

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


 

The Council was pleased to learn that North Devon Council has agreed a grant of £100 (via the Community Councillor Fund) towards the repair of the noticeboard outside the Village Hall.

In recent weeks councillors have spent some time discussing the condition of each item of play equipment and the costs involved in either their replacement or repair where possible. It was agreed that grants for assisting in repair or replacement be sought before any further decisions could be made. 

Phase 2 of the Council's highway maintenance work will be starting soon.

 The Council was pleased to learn of North Devon Council’s decision that the Exeter Inn should be added to the list of Commi=unity Assets (ACVs) held by North Devon Council.

We are pleased to report another year of successful trading here at Chittlehamholt supporting the community.

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.

Devon’s householders have the chance to help save the planet and save money by joining Devon Climate Emergency’s (DCE) solar panel group-buying scheme.

The Council has been notified that the road outside Hilltown Farm will be closed from 25/11/2020 - 01/12/2020

Many potholes in our roads have been repaired over recent months – please do keep reporting these.  If you don’t wish to do this online just let a Parish Councillor know. You can find contact details for your Parish Councillors here or ask at the Village Shop if you are not sure how to make contact.

Warkleigh now has its own defibrillator thanks to successful bids for its funding from Devon County and North Devon Councils as well as a generous contribution to the overall cost from the British Heart Foundation.  

As previously reported, because of information received from the Council’s insurers, a decision was made to prevent use of the play equipment, which was extended to the entire playing field because of the Government’s COVID-19 restrictions.  

Roads designated for phase 2 of the highway maintenance work have now been agreed.

Parishioners in Satterleigh and Warkleigh will be pleased to hear that the Parish notice board at Hilltown Cross has been reinstated.