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Welcome to, the community website for the parishes of Shebbear and Buckland Filleigh. This is an independent one stop website aimed as a resource for locals and visitors alike. If you are looking for accommodation, a tradesman, loaf of bread, social events or just background information, you can find it all here.
Do have a browse through the pages. The website is still being developed, if you don't find what you are looking for, then please Contact us to ask or make a suggestion.

If you contact somebody through the pages of the Shebbear and Buckland Filleigh website, please tell them where you got their details from.

The website for Shebbear & Buckland Filleigh is not the only local website available to our community.
Check out the links below for our local non-commercial websites:

Shebbear Shooters * Old Shebbearians * Shebbear village hall * Little Bears Pre-school * Shebbear College * Shebbear Surgery * Riding club *
* Facebook board & free ads * Shebbear Community School *


Telephone - 01409 282 856
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Little Bears Pre-School offers Pre-School care for 2 year olds to school age.

We are a registered charity ran by volunteers. Charity Number: 1036017.

We are Ofsted approved and are regularly inspected. We currently have an Ofsted rating or Outstanding. Our Ofsted registration number is: 106349

We currently have 3 members of staff all trained to level 3 in child care. We are open 30 hours a week and offer places for children who are funded for 30 and 15 hours. Plus pay as you go non funded children. To find out if your child is entitled to funding visit the government website.

Mini Bears Stay and Play is held at the Pre-School 1.30pm - 3.30pm on a Wednesday afternoon. 0-3 years old, siblings under 5 years old are welcome. There is a small charge to include refreshments for children and parents/carers.

For more information please look on our website or contact us.

Please like our facebook page to see what activities the children are doing, what fund raising events we have coming up and up to date information.

Some people may be confused about when they can light a bonfire and what can be burnt.

The National Society for Clean Air offers us some invaluable information on this. More details...


If local people want to join the Shebbear heating oil syndicate email to register their interest( . If you have neighbours who do not have internet access you might like to mention it to them too.

It will be a little more difficult for those without the internet, but we will be posting notices in the shop