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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.
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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 *


Own Choice The aim is for householders to make a scarecrow and display it in their garden. (Visible from the road). If you don't have a garden or ground space the scarecrow can be fixed to a wall, hung from a window or even be displayed on the roof, in fact anywhere that it can be seen and give a good opportunity for visual display and reasonable access for judging. Let your imagination run free.


1. Purchase, completion and return of form together with the fee will include you in the competition.
2. The entry form must be collected & returned to Geraldine Slade - 6 St Michaels View, Shebbear
3. The scarecrow must be made by yourself and/or any members of the family, and show some evidence of either straw or hay being used in its construction
4. The scarecrow or group of scarecrows must have a title
5. Scarecrows must be sited in locations that provide a good opportunity for visual display and reasonable access for judging.
6. Closing date for entries is Friday 13th July 2018
7. Entries must be put on display Saturday 14th July 2018
8. Entries will be judged FROM Sunday 15th July 2018
9. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
10. For judging purposes, points will be awarded for originality, construction, attention to detail, and display site.
11. Entries NOT TO BE REMOVED BEFORE 5th August 2018

CUP for Peoples Vote - Given by Mr and Mrs S. Powell