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Alwington

Village & Community Website

Superfast Broadband is coming...

Airband is at the planning stage to provide a cost effective Superfast Broadband service to our parish using fibre (optic cable) to the premise (FTTP) using funding from DCMS via Connecting Devon and Somerset.

It is anticipated the rollout utilising existing infrastructure (BT/Openreach/Western Power) will be May and June this year.

Please click here for futher information about the packages and how to register interest with Tony Watkins, their local represtentative. 

The connection fee includes a survey to establish how best to connect each property. Airband will also will help subscribers mid contract to change from their existing provider if required.

 

 

Latest News 

Village Hall

ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW: August 21st 2021 was the planned date for this year's show. Regrettably it's been decided not to go ahead this year. We hope to hold a community event of some form in the summer so watch this space!

 

SCARECROW COMPETITION: Following the success of the scarecrow competition last year with its wonderful, creative ideas it will return again in the summer. This time with a theme of‘The Olympics’. Plenty of me to get thinking and designing....

 

HEARTY BREAKFAST: Still not possible at present. Please keep your tickets from 21st March 2020 which we will honour when we are able to hold the event. If you would prefer a refund please contact Julie

 

"Alwington News" has recently been circulated to all households in the parish. The latest newsletter is available here

 

Parish Council

The Annual General Meeting will held by Zoom between Councillors at 1900 on 29 Apr. 

The next Council meeting will be at 1930 after the AGM. 

Unfortunately the timing of easing of lockdown restrictions to hold a meeting ‘in person’ doesn't help us. 

The agendas both meeitngs are available hereif anyone wishes to raise a matter at this meeting please notify the Clerk by clicking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 1700 on 22 April. 

In the meantime we will post other notices on noticeboards as far as is possible and on the website with updates as soon as we can to keep contact with everyone.

The Parish Council has a vacancy for a Councillor.  Any interested parties please email the Parish Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

UNIVERSAL CREDIT 

During the panademic the number of people needing support has increased; over 5.5 million people are now claiming Universal Credit. If you need more information or are a new claimant further information is available by clicking here

 

 

Welcome To Alwington Parish

Occupying a stunning part of the beautiful North Devon Heritage coast, the Parish of Alwington covers an area stretching from Peppercombe to Babbacombe and Cockington, towards Greencliffe on the Abbotsham Parish border, then moving inland from Bideford Bay, it includes such quaintly named spots as Knotty Corner as well as the villages or hamlets of Fairy Cross, Ford, Alwington and Woodtown, before moving on down to the boundary at Yeo Vale. means "the town within or below the wood".

 

 

Devon and Cornwall alert

The Devon and Cornwall alert system helps the police obtain information on happenings in the local area whilst also keeping people informed and aware. The system is designed so that people can recieve the infromation they would like, and subscribers do not recieve alerts on every incident. The main goal is to help reduce crime and also help to give the police more information regarding crime.

 

Click here to register or for more information.

Village Hall

 Alwington Village Hall was constructed in 1933, it is ideal for various events, including skittles, dancing classes, concerts, quiz evenings, horticultural shows and the like.