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Road Closures

Road closures will be posted here as and when we know about them. The latest ones are below;

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Emergency Plan Activated


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The Parish activated the Self Help Emergency Plan this morning for the second time ever.  

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Hare and The Tortoise - Two Dads raising money for Abbotskerswell Primary School, right now.

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 Two Dads are raising funds to enable Abbotskerswell Primary School to overhaul its IT equipment and inspire the children!

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Hidden Treasures in Devon's Landscape at Risk

They say beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. Anyone walking the ridges of the rolling fields of Wolborough would be hard pressed to deny the beauty of the site or the wonderful vista between moor and sea.  Read more to learn why the area is so important to the local ecology. 

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NA3 Wolborough OBJECTION

Dear Abbotskerswell Parish Resident, Abbotskerswell Parish Council are OBJECTING to the latest proposals for the

Development of land at Wolborough Barton - proposal for 1,275 homes, hotel and link road

The landowner has lodged what’s called a hybrid application. The reference number is 17/01542/MAJ. 

The full document explaining our objection and our letter to Teignbridge District Council can be downloaded here, and a previous article on the subject can be seen here. There is also a letter to TDC dated 17.1.18 summarising the issues surrounding this development that have been highlighted by the consultees.

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Litter Pick - 24.02.18

Don't mind getting your hands dirty and want to help keep the parish litter free.  Come and get involved. Keep Abbotskerswell Clean and Tidy

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WarmUp Devon

Steve Onions, working on behalf of the Warmfront team has contacted the Parish Council with the message in the 'read more' section about free Cavity Wall and Loft Insulation for residents. This is part of the Government's Affordable Warmth programme which is below.

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Potholes, drains and other DCC issues


There are a number of potholes in and around the Parish that are in need of urgent attention. Devon County Council have a new online portal to report these; the more times an issue gets reported, the more likely it is to go up the list.

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Fireworks Saturday 4 November 2017

The amazing Abbotskerswell Fireworks night was on Saturday the 4 November 2017. The gate opened at 5.30 pm and fireworks got underway, after entertainment which included Fire Spinners, some time after 7.00pm. 

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Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

It was a resounding YES to the Abbotskerswell Neighbourhood Plan on which 349 residents voted in favour and just 48 voted against.


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Abbfest 2017

With over £200,000 already raised for charities and local community groups, Abbfest was bigger and better this year, with more beer, bigger bands, and lots more food and craft stalls.

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