Local News, Events and Items of Interest

 

If you are in the vicinity of
Chittlehamholt (near Umberleigh and South Molton)
PLEASE DO VISIT OUR SHOP!
call in for a coffee, cup of tea, cold drink, ice cream or a snack.
Rain or shine - whatever the weather -
we guarantee a warm welcome!

OYEZ! OYEZ!
OYEZ! OYEZ!
QUICK GLANCE WHAT'S ON

DECEMBER
Tues   10th     1.20 – 1.50  Library Van visits Village Hall Car Park
Thur 12th   7 am - 10pm General Election
Thur   12th  7.30               Garden Club meet in Village Hall 
 Fri    13th      6.30            Carols by Candlelight in the Village Hall.
 Thur  19th      12.30 – 2 pm     Christmas Lunch in the Village Hall
     7 pm  Carols around the Christmas Tree at  Warkleigh Barton    


 Each Tues    1.30 – 5.00            Short Mat Bowls in Village Hall.
 Each Wed    9.00 – 11.15  am   Pilates in Village Hall
 Each Wed    8 – 10 pm              Dance Sessions in the Village Hall

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Bokeh, Light, Out Of Focus, Immediately
IN THE VILLAGE HALL
CHRISTMAS LUNCH – THURSDAY DECEMBER 19TH  
The ladies who provided the Drop-Lunches have decided that something is missing.  So they are getting together again to provide a Christmas lunch as in previous years on Thursday December 19th.  Yes, the price will stay the same, but we will need to have some idea of numbers, so we ask if you could either ‘phone Angie Cook on 540795 or Anne Thorne on 540389 and book a place or sign a list available in the Shop. Thank you


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Suggestion, Advice, Business, Care
This Month at the Exeter Inn

CHRISTMAS OPENING
Mon December 23rd   open as normal (17.00 – 23.00)
Tue December  24th   open 17.00 – 23.00. Food served, 18.00 - 20.30                     With a normal menu.
Wed December 25th   drinks only, 12.00 – 2.00
Thur December 26th open 12.00 – 18.00. 
                                 Lunch (Roast) served until 16.00
Fri    December 27th     open 12.00 – 23.00.    
Sat    December 28th    normal hours 
Sun   December 29th    normal hours                                                              Mon December 30th    closed all day.                                                              Tues December 31st     New Year’s Eve - fully booked.                               Wed  January 1st        New Year’s Day – open 12.00 - 18.00                          Lunch (Roast) 12.00 - 16.00


Usual Opening times
Monday & Tuesday  5 – 11 pm  no food served.
Wednesday - Saturday  12 noon to 11 pm 
             Lunches served from 12 noon
     Dinner from 6 pm
Sunday 12 noon to 8 pm - Sunday Lunches served.
You are advised to book for meals to avoid disappointment
Telephone: 01769 540 281 
         or        07867 847 772

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Warkleigh, Satterleigh and Chittlehamholt 

Horticultural Society 
Annual Show 2020
Photos for the 2019 show are on the
Village Hall Facebook page
PHOTOGRAPHIC CATEGORIES 2020
1  CHIMNEYS
London, Facade, Chimney, United Kingdom
2 SPIDER WEBS
Cobweb, Morgentau, Dew, Dewdrop, Drip
3 WORKING MAN
Sky, Clouds Construction, Brick Layer
4 SHADOW(S)
Nature, Forest, Sun, Moss, Rays, Green
5 THE VEGETABLE
Carrot, Growth, Vegetables, Agriculture

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Chittlehamholt Satterleigh & Warkleigh 
PARISH COUNCIL
PARISH COUNCIL  NEXT MEETING in Chittlehamholt Village Hall Monday 29 Oct @ 7.30

Information
North Devon Council

Vote, Democracy, Policy, Congress
Make sure you’re ready for the 2019 general election.
Thursday 12 December

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Training – for first aid etc – it was reported that there had been good support for the two sessions planned for the 9th November 2019.

Ash Die Back - the subject of Ash Die Back was aired, in particular Devon County Council’s initiative ‘my tree, my responsibility’.  it was agreed to publicise the relevant website for information about this initiative - go to www.devonashdieback.org.uk

Council’s Budget & Precept for 2020/21 – next year’s draft budget was presented and discussed so that councillors could give further thought to its contents in readiness for its amendment and approval at the November meeting.  The draft budget is available on the Council’s website.

3 parishes museum – using the Chittlehamholt telephone box as a museum was discussed.  The Council hopes that people who can contribute to this idea, or may have information about past times can contact their local Parish Councillor or the Clerk. 

Operation Snap – the Police Service has been promoting a way of reporting poor driving via Devon & Cornwall Police Service website.  Incidents caught on drivers’ dashboard cameras can be uploaded on the website.  People are being asked to make sure the date and time is recorded too.

Who is your local parish councillor? if you can’t access the Council’s website just ask at the village shop!

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POLICE ALERT - BE AWARE!


!SCAMS!
Remember, Memory, Remembrance, Memorial
Don’t click on links or attachments 
in suspicious emails, never give anyone 
your personal or financial details.
be cautious when 
answering the phone to cold callers
IF IT SOUNDS ODD
 it IS odd!
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If you wish the shop to maintain 
its current opening hours we need your help!
Our team of volunteers who run the shop have been depleted due to various unplanned events.  The shop may have to close for periods if we do not have sufficient volunteers to cover our advertised opening times. We are proud that our little shop supports the local area, and we are asking for your help (even if it is short term)  to cover the shortage of volunteers.  If you can help please contact Heather Baker 
on 540 196

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North Devon is recognised by UNESCO as the UK’s first modern Biosphere Reserve. However, the environment here is under intense pressure from rapid development and intensive land use. Nature is dwindling fast and needs urgent action. North Devon’s conservation groups are collectively planning to launch a new Pledge for Nature! initiative in Autumn 2019 more information here  

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Can we help you?
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Surviving Wild
a video about the Exmoor Pony with 
a very important message...
(contains disturbing footage at the end)





FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY 
AND FOR OTHER ROAD USERS AND WILDLIFE
PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY 
ACROSS THE MOORS AND ALONG ALL OUR DEVON LANES
Thank you
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scroll down for some village images 
and more information


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