The next Council meeting will now be held on 27th April 2021. The agenda will be published on Wednesday 21st April.
If you do wish to have a bonfire please consider your neighbours. Click on bonfire guidance North Devon Council for more information.Avian Influenza
There has been a number of Avian Influenza cases in the UK, one of which is in Devon. This has resulted in a National Protection Zone being put in place for all poultry keepers, including those who only keep a few birds in their back yard. Click on the Defra information leaflet for guidance.
Click on the Police Newsletter March for more information on Neighbourhood Policing.
Click on information on drainage to see the Devon County Council summary on draining responsibilities
Do you have a highway problem? You can report any highway issues via the following link https://new.devon.gov.uk/roadsandtransport/report-a-problem/
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Tesco Bags of Help
The Parish Council is pleased to announce that it has been awarded £1,000 towards the replacement of the the bus shelter on the A399 project. Thank you to everyone that voted.
Council Achieves Award
Berrynarbor Parish Council holds a prestigious award as part of the Local Council Award Scheme. The Scheme highlights that not only does the council meet the requirements for operating lawfully it also goes beyond its legal obligations, leading its community and continuously seeking opportunities to improve and develop further. The achievement confirms that Berrynarbor Parish Council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement.
Berrynarbor Parish Council would like to express the great sadness of the council and parish of Berrynarbor at the news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.
In response to the Royal Family’s wishes for us all to express our condolences in the safest possible way, there will not be a formal tribute area for flowers. The Royal Family has suggested that people may wish to make a donation to a charity of their choice or one of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Patronages in memory of His Royal Highness, instead of leaving floral tributes. Here is a link to the National Book of Condolence should parishioners wish to share their respects.
NOTICE OF ELECTIONS
6th May 2021
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The village of Berrynarbor, surrounded by steeply wooded valleys, lies in the West Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin. The village has won many Britain in Bloom Awards and Best Kept Village Competitions.
The village has a Parish Church, a Primary School, a Community Shop and Post Office and two public houses. It is a popular destination for tourists and there are many premises in the village offering accommodation for tourists as well as tea rooms and campsites in the Parish.
There are two children’s Play Areas. One for smaller children next to the Manor Hall adjacent to the Manor Hall car park, and another suitable for 6 – 14 year olds in the Playing Field off of Pitt Hill. A dedicated dog walking area is accessed off the entrance to the Playing Field. A Quiet Garden, known as ‘Claude’s Garden’ can be reached from Barton Lane.
St Peter’s Church, in the village of Berrynarbor, has a 15th century tower, a 17th century lychgate and a Norman font.
A stream runs through the picturesque Sterridge Valley and out into the Bristol Channel.
Watermouth is within the Parish and has a sheltered harbour directly beneath Watermouth Castle (a Grade II listed country house). Watermouth Castle was built in the 19th century by the Bassett family who were Lords of the Manor. Prior to that, in the 17th Century, the Berrie family were Lords of the Manor, and at that time the Manor was called 'Berrie Nerbert'. The Castle is now a popular holiday attraction.
The Parish Council is pleased to be able to support local groups with grants and donations and so far this year has awarded:
Royal British Legion Wreath Donation - £22.50
Citizens Advice Bureau - £50.00
Berrynarbor Pre-school - £500.00 towards Early Talk Boost Pack
Berry in Bloom - £500.00
Berrynarbor Newsletter - £250.00
Berrynarbor Pre-school - £100.00 towards an outdoor blackboard.
Berrynarbor Newsletter - £500
Berry In Bloom - £500
North Devon Record Office - £50
Citizen Advice - £50
Royal British Legion, Poppy Appeal - £50
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