Composting Roadshow comes to Hatherleigh

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West Devon residents are being encouraged to try their hand at composting this month with the launch of a home composting roadshow. The series of roadshow events are set to promote and encourage residents to start composting, one of the inexpensive and easy options available to residents to dispose of their kitchen and garden waste. At each event, West Devon …

Govt Support for Trial Commuter Train

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See Okehampton Times article below for news of plans to trial a daily train service between Okehampton and Exeter. Okehampton to Exeter commuter train trials planned  

Borough Parking Permit Consultation Launched

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WDBC News Release: Car Parking Charges Consultation Launched   Over the last two years, West Devon Borough Council have been reviewing the cost of car parking in its car parks.  This has seen the successful trial of £2 parking charge at council owned car parks. This has meant that the annual parking permits offered by the council no longer offer …

Commemoration Award for long service as Councillor

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Retired Councillor Dennis Bater receives an award from Hatherleigh Town Council at the Annual Parish Meeting on May 9th.  The specially commissioned plate made by Hatherleigh Pottery was presented by Mayor Clare Tyson as a token of recognition for his long service to Hatherleigh Town Council.  Dennis Bater served the Town Council for 39 years including three separate spells as …

Sunday Rover Timetable 2017

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The summer train service starts again on Sunday 21st May until the 10th September. Every Sunday from Okehampton to Exeter for just £5.20 return! click on image for clearer view   pdf leaflet Sunday Rover train times

Joint Local Plan Consultation

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Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council are working together to produce a single Joint Local Plan covering their areas – the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan. This Plan will set out the overarching strategy for the area, setting out where development will take place, what areas should be protected, and how …

New Cycle Parking Racks in Town

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The Town Council are pleased to announce that 12 cycle racks have been installed in 3 locations: outside Co-op, School entrance and Millennium Corner. Two bikes can be locked to each rack providing a safe place for 24 bikes. It is hoped this will bring benefit to the centre of town by encouraging more cycle use and be of service …

Tickets Now on Sale! ‘Royal Oke’ Special Train on March 18, travelling from Okehampton to London.

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SPECIAL TRAIN TO LONDON March 18th: The OkeRail group have organised a one-off Okehampton to Paddington, London special to promote the campaign for a regular passenger rail service. This is a one day special train to help to demonstrate the interest in a possible regular service between Okehampton and Exeter St Davids. Follow the links below First Class link:  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/341141  Standard Class …