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Play Park at Abbotskerswell

Our popular playpark is due for an upgrade and this is scheduled to commence on 23 April and will take  two to three weeks to complete this first stage.


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May Day - Join us at the village hall, Monday May 6th 2-5pm

Maypole dancing, a bouncy castle, BBQ and table top sale, do pop along and support the event

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Latest on the scarecrow competition..Scarecrows need to be ready by 8th June

Scarecrow Comp

Entry forms will be in your May adition of Abbtalk.

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Hairy Hands, Devils and Black Dogs Talk - 13.05.19

The History Group of Abbotskerswell, invite you to this fascinating talk all about Dartmoor.

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Held at Church House, Monday 17th May at 7.30pm

£3.50 for non- members, tea, coffee and biscuits provided. 

Hope to see you there.

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2019 Scarecrow Competition - The Seventies

The Scarecrow competition is on and this years theme is 'The Seventies' 

Whether you fancy putting your scarecrow in Bell-bottoms or use influences from ABBA or Bay City Rollers, there is plenty to get carried away with.  You need to have them in your gardens by the 8th June and the judging and prize awarding will take place at the Annual Garden and Craft Show on the 27th July.

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More details will be available shortly, so get planning and join in the fun. 

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AbbPast presents Devonshire Festivals, Customs and Traditions

Monday 8th April at 7.30pm- Church House, Abbotskerswell

This promises to be a very interesting talk, all are welcome.

Abbpast Event

For further information, call 01626 330049 or 01626 366032


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Abbotskerswell Evensong Choir- Friday 19th April

Music for Good Friday at St Mary's Church. Start your Easter off with this wonderful concert.

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Entrance is free, any donations made, will be shared between the Salvation Army and Abbotskerswell Church. 

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Abbfest Volunteers 2019 20th -22nd Sept.


Can you help? Any small gesture helps Abbfest raise thousands of pounds, for great causes across the area. From buying kit for local clubs to funding new projects.  We need your help. 

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Contact Alison Peters on 01626 331533 for more information

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Save our hills - Crowdfunding Campaign

If you feel you can help fight the planning at Wolborough, please do donate. This is going to be a long process and any donations for legal costs will help. Thank you. Please click here for the Crowdfunding site




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Housing Needs Survey - closing date 31st March 2019

The parish council are looking to conduct a housing need survey, please look out for it in your March Abbtalk.  The information is valuable for future planning, we are keen to know what you think and find out how you would like the village to evolve. There are posters appearing all round the village, but if you have yet to see one, click read more.

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Abbotskerswell Litter Pick - Saturday 2nd March

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Wolborough Planning Committee -Tuesday 12th February 2019

If you have a view on the Wolborough development, you are invited to attend the planning committee meeting. It will be held at the Council Chamber, Forde House, Brunel Rd, Newton Abbot TQ12 4XX

You can find details of the planning application under this link, CLICK HERE

We do urge everyone that is able to attend, to come along.  

We look forward to seeing you there.

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