NEWS AND INFORMATION IN MARWOOD AND BEYOND, 2021


If you want a monthly email alert of news around the parish just CONTACT US.  All the contact details of our Parish Councillors and much more about their work and updates from the county ad Government are listed on the MARWOOD PARISH COUNCIL PAGE on this website

 

The arrangements for the Marwood Exhibition of Fascinating Facts, Displays, Photos and Records. Find out so much more about Marwood at the Exhibition and please look at our website for updated and added information.

     The following groups will be stewarding and serving light refreshments on the five Sundays in August. (Thursdays will be added when confirmed)

1st August - in aid of Church Funds

8th August - in aid of Childrens Hospice South West

15th August - in aid of the Taw Community Welcome group, seeking to support a refugee family to settle in Barnstaple

22nd August - in aid of the Scouts

29th August - Marwood Matters, for projects in our community

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Parish Council – 

     The recent Agenda and Reports will be on the website on the Parish Council Pages (Parts of the letter from Mark Tansley, the Compliance Officer for Euroforest UK is on the Council page, regarding the closure of the B3230 at Muddiford. Do make any comments you may have to a Parish Councillor.

      Malcolm Measures, our Clerk to the Parish Council for 25 years, has written about his time in Marwood. Thank you, Malcolm, for all the support you have given to the Parish. ( Please go to the Parish Council page)

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WANTED  - Does anyone have any reasonably robust metal shelving that is surplus to their requirements? If so, Marwood Church would be most grateful. Please contact Jenny 07888821544. Thank you.



hand crafted trees made from driftwood and bamboo that will last you a lifetime. From 25-180cm high

 

boxed and ready, free postage to UK mainland

environmentally guilt free gift

 

marwoodcreations.co.uk

 

swing by and see Jo Hibberd in her workshop at The Long House in Whitehall, Marwood


 Adverts on our website are free and to the benefit of our community. If you have an advert on the website already, please will you let the team know if it is correct, needs altering or you no longer wish to advertise.

Please send in your news and the next email alert will be at the beginning of September.  June Tamlyn and the Marwood Matters Team


Antisocial behaviour, that cannot be allowed to continue, could jeopardise all the goodwill that has allowed locals to walk dogs through  woodland that has no Public Rights of Way, just north of Milltown. Please read the letter below, 'Horse Worrying Issues in Whitefield Woods' by Simon Brent, Area Manager, Fountains Forestry.


MOBILE LIBRARY

 Our next visits will be on Tuesday 18th May, 15th June, 13th July and 10th August at the usual time and place:

                                          Marwood Church   14:10 - 14:40

      You can find our full timetable with all visit dates for 2021 on our website - www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/mobilelibraries. If you have any queries please contact us at Tiverton Library on 01884 244644 or via email: tiverton.mobile@librariesunlimited.org.uk

 We are looking forward to seeing you soon,

 Kate Bailey & Emma Cottrell

 Mobile Library Assistants (Tiverton Mobile Library)

 Libraries Unlimited

 01884 244644



CAN WE HELP?

As a community we have the opportunity to work together to support and resettle a refugee family. 

      Would you be interested in helping with this project and finding out some more information?

       If so, please email me at katiestanway@hotmail.co.uk


TELEPHONE SCAMS.  Please do not give out any information or answer  any questions unless you are absolutely sure who you are speaking to! 

 

THE DEFIBRILLATOR IN THE TELEPHONE BOX BY THE MUDDIFORD INN PUB ON THE A3230 IS ACTIVE AND AVAILABLE FOR ANYBODY TO USE IN AN EMERGENCY

 

THANK YOU FOR BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR DOGS AND THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO CONTINUE TO  PICK UP LITTER ALONG OUR HEDGEROWS! 

  

DON'T FORGET TO LOOK IN THE GUINEAFORD TELEPHONE BOX FOR A BOOK TO READ OR DROP ONE OFF FOR SOMEBODY ELSE!


MARWOOD SCHOOL  Please look at their Newsletters to how they have adapted to the changes needed to keep everyone safe!

https://www.marwood.devon.sch.uk/school-community/newsletter/ 

 

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For information about our  1st Marwood Scout Group CLICK HERE

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Marwood Poor Lands Charity (including Ackland's Gift)

              A small annual income is obtained from the lease of 7.5 acres of land in Marwood.  Due to the continual social change, the reasons for applying for grants has changed, but the basics are similar; e.g. assist with the relief of sudden distress, sickness or infirmity; assistance with special payments; and now, particularly at this time, as a result of the Coronavirus.

                  If you wish to apply, or know someone who you think is eligible (please ensure you have their permission) contact: Malcolm J Measures (Trustee and Clerk to the Charity)  e-mail: marparco2@live.co.uk 



COVID INFORMATION ABOUT MARWOOD AND BEYOND (The screenshot, with the black line surrounding our area is not interactive - read on.)

Some of you will have been aware that Devon Live have been updating us on the number of Covid cases within Devon. Below is a link that will help you put our information into perspective.  Click on

 https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map   and put in your postcode - you have to tap or click in our area on the map for the written information to appear.  You will see that we are in the area called ‘Bratton Fleming, Goodleigh and Kings Heanton’. While numbers in our area remain low, please realise other parts of North Devon, where many of us are travelling to, for work, school and shopping, like Braunton and Barnstaple, have higher numbers of Covid cases within much smaller areas.  If you click on the map for the areas surrounding our area, you can find out the number of cases in those areas.   PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE CARE WHEN YOU ARE OUT AND ABOUT.



Local Food, Beer &Plants!



 

THE MUDDIFORD INN please contact  info@muddifordinn.co.uk 

01271 850008 / www.muddifordinn.co.uk

 

THE GOOD FOOD STORE  www.thegoodstores.co.uk  Ashford, EX31 4BW

email:info@thegoodstores.co.uk     www.thegoodstores.co.uk  

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Plaistow Mills Trout Farm, Muddiford - We continue to sell fresh rainbow trout and smoked products to people visiting the farm and also offer a free delivery service during the lockdown to the readership. For more information please go to their Facebook Page or ring 01271 850387

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LOCAL FARM BOX   C/O EDD'S GREENGROCERS LTD., MULLACOTT 

 

ILFRACOMBE, EX34 8PL   www.localfarmbox.co.uk

enquiries@localfarmbox.co.uk or 01271 869191 

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 Fancy a pint?   GO TO  THE RING 'O BELLS CAMPAIGN WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE LOCAL OFFER OF GT'S RENOWNED ALES.

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TONY THE BUTCHER, MUDDIFORD – tonythebutcher240712@outlook.com  or mobile 07840928243

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BLAKEWELL FISHERIES  For more information please go to www.blakewell.co.uk , phone 01271 344533,  email richard@blakewell.co.uk   

Payments can be either bacs or card. 

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 Tambapanni are an award winning Sri Lankan street food provider, based in Kings Heanton.    https://www.facebook.com/tambapannicurry/. or call Anushka on 0742 685 7901

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Marwood Hill Garden - Open Easter Weekend

Visit the website  or phone for  details  01271 342528;   www.marwoodhillgarden.co.uk


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