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Welcome
Welcome to www.shebbearvillage.co.uk, 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 * www.shebbearshunters.co.uk
* Facebook board & free ads * Shebbear Community School * ShebbearNet * petrockstowevillage.co.uk

ROAD CLOSURE

The road through Ruxhill to Caute will be closed for a week from Monday July 6th for remedial work to existing kerbing and hedgebank at Ruxhill bend, and patching work at Berry Park bend. There will be a signed diversion around the main road.

Access to properties will be maintained and pedestrian use of the road will be maintained at all times.

MOBILE SIGHT AND HEARING ADVICE IN SHEBBEAR

Drop in sessions for people with sight or hearing loss: equipment, information and advice on our mobile sensory unit. The bus is wheelchair accessible. All dates and times are weather permitting.

Shebbear Square 10am - 11.30am
12 August
14 October
9 December
Find out more at this website

YOGA AT THE STUDIO

Alscott Farm, Shebbear Thursdays and Sundays at 7pm. Contact jennie@nimblelimbs.com or 07776 465 236

BONFIRES & BBQs
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...

SHEBBEAR PARCEL SERVICE

Since the controversial decision to withdraw the post office franchise from Shebbear, Keith and Anne at South View Stores have tried to maintain a parcel service for the community.The service provided by the shop is under utilised and may be withdrawn as a result. If it is to continue, we need to make greater use of this facility.

More details at South View Stores or at Collect+

SHEBBEAR SCHOOL CENTENARY

Rosalie Balfour has kindly supplied lots of old images of the good people of Shebbear. The image above is just a taster. Do you recognise anyone here or even yourself?
Shebbear Primary School younger pupils of the time meet three retired teachers. Left to right: Mrs Hambly, 1910-11; Mrs Thorne, 1907-13; Mrs Williams 1915-23. Also pictured standing left to right are: Mrs Kathleen Brown, Mrs Andrews and Miss Wood teachers and Mr David Brown Headmaster.

1 BEDROOM FLAT IN SHEBBEAR FOR RENT

There will soon be a vacancy of a one bedroom first floor flat offered by Devon & Cornwall Housing ( Now DCH ) in Ackland Close in the heart of Shebbear. It is not yet on the DCH website.
Applicants must have a local connection to Shebbear for this two bedroom flat. If no suitable applicant is found, applicants with a local connection to Torridge District may be considered.

Contact Cheryl Lewis 01392 814429 cheryl.lewis@dchgroup.com
For more details visit the Devon Home Choice website

MEAL DEAL AT THE DEVIL'S STONE INN

“The £5 menu” every Monday evening 6pm – 9pm
Ham 2 Eggs & Chips Sausage
2 Eggs & Chips
Burger & Chips
Curry & Rice
Sausage, Mash & Onion Gravy

Shebbear Census information 1831
Buckland Filleigh Census information 1831
Acres
Houses:
inhabited
Houses:
families
Houses:
building
Houses:
uninhabited
Acres
Houses:
inhabited
Houses:
families
Houses:
building
Houses:
uninhabited
4,220
224
227
4
5
4,550
53
57
0
2
Shebbear Parish Census information 2001 Buckland Filleigh Parish Census information 2001
All people All males All females All households All people All males All females All households
858 464 394 307 170 94 76 54

Last updated: 22nd June 2015
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