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The villages of Shillingford St George and Shillingford Abbot

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Welcome to our website. We use these pages to keep the community up to date with news, events and other information for the picturesque villages of Shillingford St George and Shillingford Abbot.


We welcome any feedback and suggestions on the content so if you have anything that you would like included here please contact the webmaster via email on webmaster@shillingford.org.uk




Coronavirus

If you need to self-isolate because of Coronavirus and require help with shopping etc,

we have volunteers willing to help you.

Alternatively, if you would like to volunteer to help, please contact the clerk leaving details of what you are able to do.


Please contact Shillingford Parish Clerk - Mrs Juliette Thompson

by email on - shillingfordpc@gmail.com   

or by mobile on - 07427 145320


Thank you to all those that have already volunteered



Latest News from the Parish Council.


Parish Council Meeting

Shillingford Parish Council held its online meeting on Monday 10th August 2020 at 6 pm.  The meeting was well attended and guest speaker, Michael Bracken from The Woodland Trust, answered questions relating to the proposed purchase of Shillingford Wood.


The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Monday 14th December 2020 at 7:30 pm in the village hall.


Road Closures

Works are due to take place on the A379 to the western side of the Devon Hotel roundabout, starting next week (week commencing 19th October 2020), so there will be traffic management on that side of the roundabout in addition to the traffic management on the eastern side of the junction.

Initially, this will be 2 - 3 days for vegetation clearance associated with the new school junction.  The developer is then expected to start works to remove the retaining wall the following week which will also involve traffic management to allow for safe working.

Once that is complete work is expected to start on delivering the access itself.  The traffic management will be similar to that already in place, with contraflows allowing a lane to remain open in each direction.


Internet at Shillingford Abbot

Cllr Parrott and Cllr Carr (with help from his grandson) have been hard at work trying to improve internet speeds in Shillingford Abbot.  They have signed up to the Community Fibre Partnership and the next stage will be looking for grants and funding.


Country News

There is a digital version of the latest edition of our Parish magazine, Country News. Clicking this text will take you to Country News


Flowers

On behalf of the residents of Shillingford St George and Shillingford Abbot, the Parish Council would like to thank Boyces Nursery for the wonderful flower displays that have been brightening up the parish this summer.


Planning

The Parish Council discussed two planning applications at the recent meeting: the first was for construction of a new self-catering holiday lodge at South View Farm.  The Parish Council decided to support the application but only if the footpath remains and the proposed development doesn't infringe on the footpath.  The second application was for a Tree Preservation Order at St Georges Church.  This application was opposed, as it was felt to be unnecessary.


Village Green

The Parish Council are aware that residents have been asking if the grass on the village green could be cut.  As the Parish Council are not responsible for the village green and the trustees refuse to allow us to cut the grass, we are not in a position to cut it.


Village hall

The Village Hall Diary is now available online and we're able to take bookings by email.

Why not try us for your wedding party, birthday party, class or meeting?


Planning Matters

Barratt Homes are proposing to develop a site at the Alphington end of Waybrook Lane. Clicking this text will take you to the planning proposals. Further information is available from the Parish Clerk.



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Shillingford Parish Council 2020