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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 meeting online on Monday 16th November 2020 at 7:30 pm.  The extra planning meeting was only attended by parish councillors. 


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


From 2021 Shillingford Parish Council will change their meeting day to the second Tuesday of every other month.


Meeting dates:

Tuesday 9th February 2021

Tuesday 13th April 2021

Tuesday 18th May 2021 - Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday 8th June 2021

Tuesday 10th August 2021

Tuesday 12th October 2021

Tuesday 14th December 2021


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.  

Update - work is still ongoing to bring better internet speeds to the community.


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



Planning

The Parish Council discussed a planning application for an extension at Sunnyholme, Shillingford St George at the recent meeting.  There were no objections to the proposal.  


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