• Mid Devon’s Land Charges Team Continue to Support House Movers

    While the current pandemic has undoubtedly had an immediate and negative effect on the UK’s housing market, as sales slowly pick up Mid Devon’s Land Charges team is in a great position to ensure speedy sales can take place. The small team, who have consistently won national accolades as part of the Land Data Awards […]

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  • Covid-19 Test Facility for Mid Devon Returns – From Monday 29th June

    Covid-19 Test Facility for Mid Devon Returns Mid Devon District Council has been working closely with the national testing programme to reopen a test facility for Covid-19. The temporary testing site is specifically for people showing symptoms of Covid-19. Anyone in England and Wales who has symptoms of the virus, whatever their age, can now […]

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  • Willand Art Competition – Judging 26-30 June

    Willand Art Competition – Judging 26-30 June Our expert judges will be out pounding the streets on the look out for art, Friday 26th to Tuesday 30th June. We hope to announce the winners by the end of 30th June. If you know anyone who has an entry in a more obscure location, please phone […]

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  • Subway Flood

    When information was received recently from a member of the general public, that there was a flood in the subway, the Clerk reported the flood to Highways England. Highways England have since visited the site, assessed the situation, and found that the problem was a broken pump. We are pleased to say that this has […]

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  • Adult Care and Health Scam Alert – Look out for Test and Trace Scam

    We’ve heard about another test and trace scam, which is also trying to con people into paying for a COVID-19 swab test. (https://www.devonnewscentre.info/scam-alert-test-and-trace/) Here’s what happened. A care home manager received a text to say that he had tested positive following a recent swab, and that he needed another test. He phoned the number in […]

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  • Free School meals to be extended over the Summer Holidays

    Children in England who are eligible for free school meals will receive a six-week food voucher to cover the summer holiday period, after a campaign by Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford. The criteria for free school meals is on the Government’s website. (https://www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-meals) Parents can make a quick application online where their eligibility […]

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  • Devon Air Ambulance

    The Devon Air Ambulance is pleased to report  that after a phased re-introduction of the service (after putting in place a number of new measures to protect our patients and staff against COVID-19), we are now back to operating and conveying patients until 2am every day by air.  It follows that we may well need […]

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  • Willand Parish Council consists of Elected Members

    It has been brought to my attention that there is a misconception about whether Willand Parish Council consists of elected members, and I am writing as Willand Parish Clerk to confirm that the following is the truth. Willand Parish Council is set up to have 11 Councillors. In May 2019 the local elections were held […]

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  • Play Area and Equipment

    The play area and equipment in the Jubilee Field is owned by the Parish Council on behalf of the village. It pays for monthly inspections of the equipment, and a number of repairs have been made over time to ensure that it is safe. The Parish Council was made aware more than two years ago […]

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  • Speed limits in the village

    The Parish Council has again spoken to Devon County Council Highways Officers regarding speed limits in the village and possible actions that the Parish Council could take to lower the limits and specifically asked the following question. If the Parish Council were able to spend money to obtain an order a) to reduce the speed […]

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