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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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This is the second time Cllr Dewhirst has organised a litter pick for the parish. Last year 22 people turned up - can we beat this number? Please wear appropriate clothing and boots and bring your garden or strong gloves. 

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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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Road Closure 12 - 17 Feb 18 - go away or stay at home!

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On the 12 to 17 February 2018, the road into Newton Abbot from Totnes will be closed for 24 hours a day from Ogwell Cross to Asda Roundabout. 

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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

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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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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Come and support Macmillan Care and our pre-school on 29th September at the Village Hall.

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Tapestry Concert 20 October 2017

Thank you to all who came to the TAPESTRY and FRIENDS  Charity Concert in Abbotskerswell Village Hall. Over £640 was raised for the Motor Neurone Disease charity.

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Crime comes to Abbotskerswell

Sad to say, but our lovely community has suffered from two thefts from cars in recent weeks, and in a separate incident, two padlocked bicycles were stolen from a vehicle.

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Garden Show 2017

Yes. It's that time of year again, when the best, the biggest, the tastiest and the most talented were fêted and celebrated in our parish.

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