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Shillingford

The villages of Shillingford St George and Shillingford Abbot

Welcome to Shillingford

The villages of Shillingford St George and Shillingford Abbot are on the outskirts of Exeter, Devon, about 3 miles  south of the City of Exeter.

This website  provides community news, events and other information.

If you have anything that you would like included here please contact the webmaster.



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.

email - shillingfordpc@gmail.com    mobile - 07427 145320

Shillingford Parish Clerk - Mrs Juliette Thompson


Thank you to all those that have already volunteered


Parish Council


The next Parish Council  meeting will be held on Monday 8th June 2020 at 3:30pm.  The meeting will be held online via Zoom and the public are welcome to attend.  Please contact the Clerk or the Chairman if you wish to attend the meeting.


Parish Council Online Meeting


Shillingford Parish Council held its first online meeting on Monday 4th May 2020 at 3:30pm.  The Councillors and the Clerk held a practice meeting the week before, as this was new territory for everyone!  All Parish Councillors managed to get online to attend the meeting and we welcomed five members of the public along as well.  It was considered a great success.


Planning


The Parish Council had received a planning application for an agricultural building and hardstanding at land off Shillingford Lane.  After hearing from the applicant, the Parish Council decided to support the application.


Country News


Latest edition click here


Flowers


Manstree Vinyard run by the Boyces brothers have made a very generous donation of flowers to beautify the village signs.  They will provide 6 x 18" planters to put by the side of the village signs, two pots at the Shillingford St George sign by South View Farm, two pots by the Shillingford Abbot sign near Pengellys Farm track and one each by the two village signs in the dip by Barton Cottage.  In the summer they propose to use a mix of taller cottage garden style plants which will be bright but harmonise with the countryside surroundings; in the winter they will use a mix of wallflowers, violas, primulas and spring flowering bulbs.  The brothers will water the pots every day and all free of charge, just to show their appreciation of living in such a beautiful part of Devon.


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?


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Planning Matters


Barratt Homes are proposing to develop a site at the Alphington end of Waybrook Lane. The planning proposals can be found here. Further information is available from the Parish Clerk



Other Council Matters


Teignbridge Associations of Local Councils (TALC), is a peer group of parish councils within Teignbridge District Council area. To view their minutes click
TALC MINUTES