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KEEP YOUR TOPS ON!! RECYCLE DEVON INFORMATION

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What do you do with lids, tops and caps? If you find yourself asking “Are they recyclable?”,     “Which bin do they go in?” and “Am I doing it right?” then read on.

These common questions now have a simple answer – YES! They are all recyclable! Simply give the bottle or jar a rinse, squash plastic bottles, put the top back on and recycle as you normally would – even if it’s a metal lid on a glass jar.

Many people still …Read more

STICKLEPATH ANNUAL PARISH MEETING – WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY – 6PM

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All residents of Sticklepath are invited to attend the Annual Parish Meeting which is being held at the Village Hall on the above date.

Reports will be presented from: James McInnes – Devon County Councillor; William Cann – West Devon Borough Councillor; Derek Webber – Dartmoor National Park Representative; Ian Brooker – Dartmoor National Park Ranger; Devon and Cornwall Constabulary, National Trust – Finch Foundry and Sticklepath Parish Council. Other groups in the village are invited to display their activities and …Read more

Organised Walks

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Organised Walks in Parishes around Okehampton

Sticklepath Parish Council have supported a new network of organised walks which residents and visitors might enjoy. For more information contact: davidbottingpage@hotmail.com

Saturday 21st April.
Sampford Courtenay Village Stroll – 10.30 from the village hall.

Saturday 28th April
Belstone ‘Dawn Chorus’ Walk – with breakfast after! – 5.30 from the village hall

Also…
Walk and Talk North Tawton – 10.30 from clock tower
Takes place on last Saturday of every month.

Saturday 12th May
Walk on the Wild Side (S.C.P.C.) – 10.00 from Hayrish …Read more

Latest Police Alert

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Fraudulent websites alleging to offer cryptocurrency investments are dishonestly using the image of Martin Lewis, the founder and editor for moneysavingexpert.com, as an endorsement for their companies.

The adverts using Martin Lewis to promote illicit schemes can be found on social media and other websites. Clicking on the advert takes you to the full article where Martin Lewis image is presented along with fake quotes recommending investments in bitcoin and other digital currencies with the fraudulent “company”. Alternatively clicking on the …Read more

Parish Council Meeting – Wednesday 4 April 2018

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Parish Council Meeting on
Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 7.30PM

STICKLEPATH VILLAGE HALL

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

NO.   ITEM
1.       APOLOGIES
2.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD 7 March 2018
3.      DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
4.      MATTERS CARRIED FORWARD
4.1    Footpaths Network Meeting – report.
4.2   VAS and Gateways – report on Highways visit and Eastern Links TAP application.
4.3   Handrail over footbridge – update.
4.4   Emergency Plan – updating report and approval of salt spreader agreement with South …Read more

Sticklepath Heritage Group

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Public Meeting and AGM Tuesday 17th April at 7pm in the Village Hall

Sticklepath Heritage Group (SHG) continues to develop and has completed another busy year, which the committee is keen to share with everyone. The evening will be relaxed, with refreshments and a chance to meet friends, neighbours et al, and where you can ask questions, suggest areas of interest and bring contributions – photos, documents and completed house surveys.

The keynote speaker this year will be Tony Clark from the …Read more

Changes to Refuse Collection

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With effect from 16th April, each household will need to use two separate recycling boxes to recycle their household waste. Letters have been set to all households with the new Council Tax demand. If you do not have a 2nd recycling box, the easiest way to get one is to order on-line at https://www.westdevon.gov.uk/newcontainer

Thieves attempting to remove BT phone boxes

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NEWS

WARNING TO ALL KIOSK SITES
Please be aware that there are groups of thieves in Leicestershire and Rutland areas that are turning up in villages and attempting to remove kiosks. They claim to be from BT, but of course are not!

Today some men in high vis arrived with pneumatic drills and started excavating the phone box to remove it. This seen by a passer-by who was suspicious and who took a photo of the reg number. The occupants are thieves and …Read more

Parish Council Meeting – Wednesday 7 March 2018

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Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday 7th March 2018 at 7.30PM

STICKLEPATH VILLAGE HALL

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

NO.    ITEM

1.        APOLOGIES

2.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MEETING HELD 6 February 2018

3.        DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

4.       MATTERS CARRIED FORWARD

4.1 Speed monitoring equipment/Village Gateway Sign – update from Cllr Moore
4.2 Handrail on footbridge

5.      PLANNING
5.1 0094/98 – Cleave House – Wall repairs, reinstate iron railings, repairs to ground floor, plasterwork, ceilings, timber, …Read more

SCAM ALERT – Fraudulent HMRC Callers

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It’s a scam – please talk to vulnerable relatives and friends about this

Police would like to warn the public in the South West about a phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds.
The scammers prey on victims by cold calling them and impersonating an HMRC member of staff. They tell them that they owe large amounts of tax which they can only pay off through digital vouchers and gift cards, including those used for …Read more

Devon County Council – Flood Resilience Grants

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Devon County Council has set up a grant for individual home owners to be better equipped with the tools and basic defence measures they need to be able to deal with flooding.  It is called the Property Level Resilience Grant.

Follow this link to Devon County Council’s website for further information about the grant.

Flood resilience

Fix My Street – Fault reporting websites

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Report any local problems such as graffiti, overflowing bins, parking, dog fouling, fly tipping, recycling, street cleaning through the following website and the fault will be directed to West Devon Borough Council:

https://www.fixmystreet.com/

Report any problems relating to highways such as pot holes, flooding, blocked drains, street lights, hazardous trees, overgrown vegetation, trip hazards, manhole covers, public rights of way, ice and snow to Devon County Council Highways department by using:

Report a problem

Sticklepath Defibrillator

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Sticklepath now has its very own defibrillator! To raise awareness of this, there will be an opening ceremony on Friday 10th March at 4pm at the old telephone kiosk opposite the Devonshire Inn, and all are welcome.
Additionally, a training session in the use of the defibrillator will take place in the village hall on Saturday 3rd June 10am – 12am. There is no need to book – please just turn up. The more people who know about our defibrillator, the …Read more

Devon and Cornwall Police Alert

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Residents are asked to exercise caution when receiving calls purported to be from your or another Bank: Police received a report of a member of the public being phoned by a Bank to report £400 had been stolen from their account. The caller stated they would receive £400 on top of the recovered monies providing they first withdrew £2000 and purchased £2000 of iTUNE Gift Cards. The caller even told them to tell shop or bank staff “It’s presents for …Read more

Devon & Cornwall Police Alert to Amazon email scam

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Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification.
The scam email claims recipients have ordered an expensive vintage chandelier. Other reported examples include: Bose stereos, iPhone’s and luxury watches.

The emails cleverly state that if recipients haven’t authorised the transaction they can click on the help centre link to receive a …Read more


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