Molton Monthly July 2024

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July 2024 Your community news and business advertising magazine est. 2007 80th anniversary of D-Day; South Molton Vintage Rally; your Election candidates PLUS inside... Nine months late - Link Road now due to be finished ‘in September’
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Molton Monthly - July 2024

Welcome to the July edition of Molton Monthly. This month marks eight years since I took over publishing the magazine - how time flies! It has grown significantly, evolved and won awards, but community and sustainability remain at its heart. A massive thank you to all of the advertisers, contributors, my delivery team and you the readers for your continued support.

The General Election is on July 4th, the first since December 2019. In that time we’ve racked up five Prime Ministers! David Cameron, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak. Whatever the result, let’s hope we can move towards a sustainable future and a society with less division. The Parliamentary Candidates seeking your vote in North Devon are on p50.

In this issue, the roadworks on the Link Road are rumbling on until at least September. It is odd that this update was sent to councils, but not so far as I’m aware to local media (despite requests for information).

Plus, we have D-Day 80 coverage, South Molton Vintage Rally photos and a packed what’s on section - lots to do this July!

Molton Monthly is also published free to read on our website moltonmonthly.co.uk and we have daily updates for news and events on Facebook and Instagram @MoltonMonthly

What’s Inside - July

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Photo of the month

Woman & dogs rescued from fire

P11-17 What’s On

P18-19 Link Road completion pledge

P22-23

D-Day’s 80th anniversary

P26-27

South Molton Vintage Rally

P31 July gardening tips

P34-36

P38-39

Health & Wellbeing

Farm Life - rural showtime

P43 Town carnival plans progress

P47

Songs from the garden!

P50-52 Community News

P60-61

P62

Schools and Learning

Index of Advertisers

P63 Local Information

Molton Monthly magazine is printed on recyclable, carbon neutral paper using solar energy as part of our ongoing commitment to a sustainable future. More than 5,000 copies are delivered free, door-to-door, by our dedicated local team to East and West Buckland, North Molton, South Molton, Heasley Mill, Filleigh, Clapworthy Mill, Bishops Nympton, Bish Mill, Chulmleigh, Chittlehampton, Alswear, Kings Nympton, George and Queens Nympton.

We also have pick-up points around South Molton, Pathfields Business Park, Filleigh, Atherington, Chawleigh, Umberleigh, Rose Ash and Chittlehamholt, plus it is available at select North Devon and Exmoor pubs.

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Cleared for take-off!

Each spring, classic scrambler enthusiasts gather at Yarde Gate near North Molton to race in the ‘Roar on the Moor’, an event run by the North Devon Atlantic Classic Scramble Club. Pictured is Barnstaple’s Dan Mundell, flying to victory in the Andy Sollars Memorial Race.

Acclaimed motorcycle sports photographer Haggis Hartman was in the perfect spot to capture this spectacular action, even down to the blades of grass sent flying by Dan’s Honda! Haggis is currently the official photographer for Poole Pirates Speedway, and is the manager of WCG Sporting Ltd in Wiveliscombe - you can see more of his work on Instagram: @haggishartman

The next racing will be the club’s 25th anniversary at the picturesque Sloley Park, Berrynarbor on the North Devon coast on August 3rd and 4th (see advert page 12)

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Whether it’s sport like this, wildlife, rural life, nature, special events, a local character or something else - please keep emailing us your pictures. We usually only feature one each month in the magazine, but show more on our Instagram and Facebook pages: @MoltonMonthly

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Woman and dogs rescued from fire

A woman and her six dogs have been rescued by fire crews from a blaze that broke out in the thatched roof of a cottage on West Street in Bishops Nympton. South Molton Fire Station were called-out at around 6.20pm on Sunday, May 26th and were joined by eight crews from North and Mid Devon and a water bowser from Exeter - it took around seven hours to bring the

flames under control and prevent them spreading to neighbouring properties. Other animals at the property included llamas and horses, but they were outside and not harmed, the fire service said.

Obituary - Barry Price

Former South Molton resident Barry Price passed away on April 7th, 2024 aged 80. Barry joined the Royal Air Force as a ‘Boy Entrant’ and rose to become a commissioned officer working for some of the most senior RAF Commanders. He was an outstanding athlete excelling in football and marathon running.

Following retirement, he became well-known in the town, maintaining his interest in the Armed Forces through his membership of the Royal British Legion. Sadly missed by his brother Colin, friends and former RAF colleagues.

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What’s On - July 2024 pages 11 - 17

Please contact event organisers before attending, as details are subject to change

2nd - 7.15pm South Molton Flower Club demonstration ‘Trash or Treasure’ at Filleigh Village Hall

2nd - 7.30pm Whist Drive at Chittlehampton Methodist Rooms (for village hall) - info 01769 540036

3rd - 10am Coffee Morning for North Devon Hospice at SMART Swim Centre, Mill Street (ends 11.30am)

3rd - 3.30pm Summer Fair at South Molton C of E Primary School (ends 6pm)

4th - 7am General Election - polling stations in North Devon open until 10pm

4th - 12pm Concert with Giocoso Wind Quartet at South Molton Parish Church

5th - 8pm First Friday Jazz presents the B D Lenz at Swimbridge Jubilee Hall (advert p14)

6th & 7th - 10am Kings Nympton Arts, Crafts and Open Gardens (advert p12)

6th - 11am Summer Fete at Kings Nympton Primary School; free entry (ends 2pm)

6th - 2.30pm ‘Songs From the Shed’ music performance at Molton Community Garden (see page 47)

7th - 10am Flea Market at South Molton Pannier Market (ends 3pm)

7th - 10.30am Woodland Working Parties at South Molton Community Woodland (ends 12.30pm)

7th - 12.30pm Live music with Arslan Musika; Kings Nympton Parish Hall: kingsnymptononline.com/acog

8th - 7.30pm Venus & Adonis concert - Umberleigh Village Hall: ticketsource.co.uk/the-winkleigh-singers

8th - 7.30pm Chulmleigh & District Garden society; judging tips with Bill Lee at the Town Hall (guests £3)

9th - 10am South Molton u3a coffee morning; ‘The Wave Project’ at Filleigh Village Hall (members only)

9th - 10am CommuniTEA One South Molton drop-in service at South Molton Library (ends 11.30am)

9th - 7.30pm Whist Drive at The Coaching Inn, South Molton (for Chittlehampton VH) - 01769 540036

11th - 7.30pm Bingo for Chittlehampton VH at Umberleigh Village Hall - 01769 540036

12th - 10am South Molton Repair Cafe at the YMCA in Mill Street (advert page 14)

12th - 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm) Chulmleigh Rural Cinema presents ‘Wicked Little Letters’ (15) - tickets £5 or £4.50 members, refreshments available, screening at Chulmleigh Pavilion

13th - 1pm West Buckland Summer Garden Party, Pound Barn EX32 0SP (ends 4pm)

13th - 3pm BBQ bar and raffle at George Nympton Village Hall tickets £10; 01769 579778/01769 572116

14th - 10am Plant Heritage Fair at South Molton Pannier Market

15th - 7pm South Molton Sisters W.I. monthly meeting at the YMCA - fun, tea and nibbles (ends 9pm)

16th - 10.30am Parkinsons Café for sufferers & carers at South Molton Library: 01769 572380 (ends 12pm)

16th - 7.30pm Whist Drive at Chittlehampton Methodist Rooms (for village hall) - 01769 540036

17th - 6pm Winkleigh Fair Classic Car & Bike Show with auto jumble - village square

18th - 10am Benefits Clinic with Age Concern at the Amory Centre, South Molton (advert page 12)

19th to 21st - Devon Cruisers Wheels Weekender at Riverside Caravan & Camping, South Molton (ad p20) 20th - 12pm Meshaw Garden Fete & Dog Show - Bournehead EX36 4NJ (ends 4pm)

20th - 12pm Open Mic/Acoustic Sessions, Coaching Inn, South Molton: southmoltonacoustic.co.uk

20th - 7.30pm Harmonica Singers presents Desert Island Discs; Methodist Church Hall, South Molton (£6) 21st - 9am Salvage Fair at South Molton Pannier Market (ends 2pm)

23rd to 27th - Chulmleigh Old Fair 2024 - theme ‘traditional folk songs’ (see programme page 16)

23rd - 7.30pm Whist Drive at Chittlehampton Methodist Rooms (for village hall) - 01769 5400036

24th - 7.30pm Eyes down for bingo in aid aid of Chulmleigh Old Fair, at Chulmleigh Pavilion

26th - 6pm Ceilidh with the Oggle Band at Knowstone Parish Hall (tickets £12); 07812 365889

26th - 7.30pm South Molton Keyboard & Light Music Club with Richard Monks - Methodist Church Hall

27th - 8.30am Mid Devon Show, Knightshayes, Chettiscombe: middevonshow.co.uk

27th - 10am Car Boot Sale at South Molton Community College £6/£10 - email: lettings@smcc.devon.sch 27th - 1pm 98th Warkleigh, Satterleigh & Chittlehamholt Open Summer Show (advert page 12)

30th - 7.30pm Whist Drive at Chittlehampton Methodist Rooms (for village hall) - 01769 5400036

Bishops Nympton Parish Hall - advert page 14; Filleigh & Heasley Mill Village Halls - adverts page 60 South Molton Library - events advert page 60

Create ‘n’ Chat Group 2pm-4pm South Molton Church Hall, Duke Street 11th & 25th - info; 01769 574187

Police drop-in event 10am-12pm 1st Chulmleigh Town Hall; 9am-1pm 18th South Molton Pannier Market

Scrapstore YMCA South Molton Drop-in Craft Sessions; 10am-1pm 12th & 26th; £2 donation requested South Molton Sisters W.I Craft & Natter Amory Centre garden room 10.30am-12.30pm; 3rd-6th-17th-20th

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Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 27th July 2024

The Fair which was given its Royal Charter in 1253 is thought to be the longest running Charter Fair in England

Our ‘Fair Royalty’ for 2024 has been chosen (pictured left)

Fair Queen - Gracie

Crown Bearer - Charlotte

Attendants - Esmee and Rosanna Chief Herald - Alex, Heralds - Isaac and Harry

In brief, our packed Five Day Fair is as follows:

Tuesday 23rd – Opening evening starts at 6pm by Chulmleigh Town Hall with the opening, crowning of the Queen, North Devon Pipes and Drums, Children’s Races and back by popular demand entertainment from Higher Beings.

Wednesday 24th – Craft Market and Country Fair with Sheep Show. Vintage Vehicles and Tractors, Dog Show, Falcon Display, Flower and Produce Marquee, Entertainment and Food.

Thursday 25th- Tennis Tournament, Sports Day, Motor Scavenge and Kid’s Disco.

Friday 26th – Treasure Trail, Junior Football, Clay Pigeon Shoot.

Saturday 27th – Coffee Morning, then an afternoon of Fun and Games, entertainment to include Borderline Morris and the reintroduction of the Road Race. The day will culminate in a Street Party with Live bands and Street Food.

There will be many other events during the week to include Golf, Skittles Scarecrows etc. More details will be found in our programme available in many outlets and also on our website; chulmleigholdfair.co.uk (you can also buy draw tickets online)

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Troubled Link Road project expected to be ‘finished’ nine months late

Local councils have been sent information stating that the main parts of the A361 Link Road improvement works will now be completed “in late September”, nine months late and the third new deadline set.

Transport cabinet member at Devon County Council, Councillor Andrea Davis wrote, “I know this will be very welcome news and I would be grateful if you would pass on my thanks for the public’s forbearance, support and tolerance.”

The £67 million project, designed to improve safety and reduce congestion, should have been finished in December last year. Despite being scaled back due to spiralling costs, it was first delayed until spring 2024, then summer and now at least September.

Landkey footbridge - dubbed a ‘bridge to nowhere’ it was largely finished in June. It has been built to serve a controversial proposed development of more than 800 new homes

A361 Portmore to Landkey Viaduct - “substantially completed” prior to the summer holidays Borners Bridge roundabout - work set to end “mid July”

A361 Landkey Viaduct to Filleigh Cutting - will be “completed over the summer” West Buckland Junction - the last section to be done, “in late September”

The new Landkey footbridge

Devon & Cornwall Police reported that average speed cameras will be in place this summer over an 8 mile stretch between Landkey and North Aller Cross.

Landscaping will continue over the winter.

“This is the biggest investment North Devon has had into the transport infrastructure for decades and I am very pleased to have been able to do something for my local community. Not quite all finished, but tree planting/landscaping won’t be as disruptive has it has been,” added Cllr Davis.

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Above, the new West Buckland bridge is set to be finished in late September 2024 and pictured left, the so-called ‘bridge to knowhere’ has been built at Landacre - main photo by Peter Robinson
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Events were held across North Devon on Thursday, June 6th to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Communities including Burrington lit beacons at 9.15pm (opposite page) as part of the International Tribute.

In South Molton, the town band played a selection of songs from the era, alongside Mike Latham’s World War II Willys Jeep.

It was on the beaches and cliffs of North Devon that thousands of troops perfected the art of breaching the fortified Normandy coast in preparation for the D-Day landings in 1944, to help defeat the Nazi occupiers in France and liberate Europe from tyranny.

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South Molton photos by Karolina Andreasova
“Let us remember those who gave their lives during the D-Day landings, whose sacrifice enables us all to enjoy the peace and freedom we have today” From the International D-Day Tribute
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Photo by Fiona Coxshall
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Sun shines on vintage rally

Crowds flocked to the 2024 South Molton Vintage Rally, held at Frankhill Farm, Rackenford over the first weekend in June.

A wonderful celebration of farming heritage and rural life in North Devon, visitors were able to enjoy watching traction engines in action cutting logs and baling hay. Perhaps the stars of the show were the vintage tractors which drew one of the biggest crowds to the parade ground.

Classic cars, motorcycles, bicycles and stationary engines were also on display, while the popular Sheep Show entertained the crowds, young and old! Every year South Molton Vintage Rally Club donates thousands of pounds to local charities and good causes raised by its local events.

Above, 1915 Overtime tractor used on farms during WW1, owned by Lee Curtis from South Molton, and below, a line up of classic British cars

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Traction engine steaming up in the sunshine

Drawing the crowds, the Sheep Show above and vintage tractors below

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Steam machines great and small!
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Jobs to do in July

1. Keep your summer baskets going by watering daily and feeding weekly, dead head regularly to stop the plants from going to seed.

2. Cut back Delphiniums and Geraniums after the first flush of flowers to encourage a second flowering period. Feed after cutting back.

3. Take softwood cuttings from shrubs such as Pyracantha, Cotinus, Hydrangeas and Spiraea.

4. Sow biennials, such as foxgloves, honesty, forget-me-nots and wallflowers, for blooms next year.

5. Pick courgettes before they become marrows. Courgettes grow incredibly fast so they need to be picked promptly when they reached the optimum size.

This month we get a bit of a break in the nursery, apart from watering and weeding there isn’t much to do.

Hopefully you are also enjoying your garden for the summer, with all your baskets, pots and borders looking fabulous, time for a barbecue!

Until next month, Jenny Howells

July Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 9-5 Sunday 10-4

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Farm

Life - the tortoise and the hare

I was asked by Peter, our editor, to take some photos of our visit to the Devon County Show, one of which I could use for this month’s article. Honestly, there were so many choices from prizewinning cattle and sheep, to both modern and vintage machinery. Crafts in abundance and so many countryside pursuits from heavy horses to dog agility.

All this plus much much more can be found at our forthcoming local agricultural shows such as our Mid Devon Show on July 27th swiftly followed by North Devon on August 7th and others. To me though it is the people that make these events. Catching up with friends old and new. Discussing our respective lives including ups and downs.

Two aspects come to the fore - mental health and safety awareness. Farmers typically work alone and for long hours. Pressure can build in an effort to get the job done resulting in stress and accidents.

That’s why I chose the adjacent photo. Not for novelty but as a lesson. It’s not always wise to be the hare in striving for the finishing line. Why not be the tortoise? Slow down, take a deep breath and you’ll get there calmly and safely.

‘Til next time, Roger #TuppertheTractor (tupperthetractor.com)

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Go slow - giant tortoises debuted at this year’s Devon County Show
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Organisers say that plans are progressing well for the return of South Molton’s popular carnival in October, with the theme of ‘Be Yourself’.

It is set to take place on Saturday, October 12th, with the main parade setting off around the town at 6pm.

Parade entry forms & conditions are now available on their Facebook page (South Molton Carnival 2024), together with the ‘Carnival Ambassador’ application form. You can also download a drawing competition template for younger children.

Printed copies are available from the Carnival Communication Points; Bar 27, The Cheese Larder, Rachael’s Bakery, The Rotary Shop & The Amory Centre in South Molton. Posters are being distributed soon.

Last held in 2018, South Molton Carnival had to be cancelled due to bad weather in 2019 and then Covid restrictions in 2020.

The volunteers organising this year’s parade say a lot of hard work has already been done to put on a great event for the community.

If you would like to support the carnival or make a donation to the South Molton Carnival Fund, please contact Claire Bracher at Bar 27 on Broad Street, or email: info@bar27.co.uk

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Community Garden News

The weather has been on our side recently and it allowed extra team days on several consecutive weekends, in addition to our regular Thursdays. We’ve made amazing progress in such a short time!

The sweetcorn, potatoes and leeks are all planted now, as are the group beans. We’re starting to get on top of the grass mowing and strimming and the garden is looking wonderful.

We’re very excited to announce a new live music project from the garden called ‘Songs From the Shed’. Our first music session will be held at the Community Garden (at the top of the Sheep Fair Field) on Saturday, July 6th at 2.30pm. Bring refreshments to enjoy and share. Suggested donation £1 for members, £2 for non members. In case of poor weather, we’ll move the music to the YMCA on Mill Street. Please check our Facebook page for last-minute updates: @SouthMoltonCommunityGarden For more information about our garden, visit: southmoltoncommunitygarden.co.uk

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General Election 2024 - six candidates for North Devon

The list of Prospective Parliamentary Candidates standing in the North Devon constituency for the 2024 General Election on Thursday, July 4th has been finalised.

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on the day.

County show gets sun and rain

Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to the Devon County Show, which this year was supporting the charity Bowel Cancer West. Held over May 16th-18th, the sun gave way to heavy rain on the Saturday leaving dozens of drivers having to be towed off the site at Westpoint by tractors.

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North Molton shop opening

A new community shop, café and meeting space is opening in North Molton in July.

After a long fundraising campaign the volunteer team behind the project say they are finally ready to go.

“We have signed the lease and have the keys, and we look forward to welcoming you all,” said Dave Heath, secretary of the North Molton Community Shop.

“The interior has been decorated, secondary double glazing fitted, new lighting and heating has been installed. A manager has been appointed and we’re now placing orders for equipment and services.”

Regular updates will be on Facebook and their website: northmoltonshop.com

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Schoolchildren help at turf cutting for village’s new homes

The first turf has been cut to mark the start of construction at a new housing development in North Molton by Westcountry housebuilder Cavanna Homes.

The development of 39 open market and affordable homes has been named Hollywell Meadow, after a unanimous vote by pupils at North Molton Primary School.

Five children from the school took part in the ceremony, with their Headteacher Angela Fernyhough, alongside Parish Council Chair Sir Richard Peek, North Devon District Councillor, Liz Bulled and Director of Land and Design at Cavanna Homes, Michael Newman. The scheme will include a village green, allotments, a play area and a footpath to the village sports and community centre.

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Molton Monthly local business directory

Agricultural Services

Bobcat Hire p30

Jack Croft Contractors p38

Andrew Symons p39

SJC Engineering p30

Tarka Trax p53

Appliance Repairs

Don Bailey p59

Accountancy & bookkeeping

TaxAssist Accountants p55

Architects

David Rice Architectural p47

Building Services

Bobcat Hire p39

Darren White p40

Hotworks Engineering p28

J. Penfold Tarmac & Paving p56

LS Building Services p29

Nick Ager Haulage p29

Phoenix Creative p37

Sheds4You - back cover

Variety Building p56

W S Bricklaying p50

Camping

Exmoor Riverside camping p20

South Ford Farm Camping p19

Care Services

Age Concern p12

The Firs Care Home p57

Charity collections

The Furniture Store p54

Cleaning

Oven Wizards p48

Clothing & Embroidery

Heather Everitt Embroidery p8

Portlantis Clothing p51

Computing/Internet/Websites

CBM p40

The PC Geek p37

Wildanet p55

Decorating Plastering Tiling

CRD Decorating p26

Highland Artexing p41

Phoenix Creative p37

Precision Painting p52

DIY & Building Materials

Nick Ager p29

RGB South Molton front cover

Drainage Services

24/7 Drain Solutions p58

Electricians

Chris Thorne p49

T. W. Electrical p43

Theo Webster p28

Engineering

Hotworks Engineering p28

Estate Agents

Michael Adey Property p25

Webbers Propery Services p24

Falconry

North Devon Hawk Walks p51

Financial Services

Philip Milton p59

Partners& p32/33

TaxAssist Accountants p55

Flooring

Homechoose Carpets p40

Food & Drink

The Cheese Larder p43

Fuel Supplies

Winson Fuels p53

Funeral Services

H N Blackmore & Sons p44

Furniture & Furnishings

Finishing Touches p23

The Furniture Store p54

Garage Services

Custom Valets p43

DW Bodyworks p21

Motor Works p2

TGB Automotive p57

TGB Vehicle Keys p49

Gardens & Landscaping

Andrew Symons p39

Ash Moor Nursery p31

Bigfoot Gardening p30

BWA Gardening p30

Darren White p40

Garden Services p30

Four Seasons p30

Sheds4You - back cover

SJC Engineering p30

Tarka Trax Ltd p53

The New Leaf p18

Variety Landscaping p56

Graphic Design

Jamaica Press p7

Haulage & Transport

Nick Ager Haulage p29

Health & Wellbeing

Atlantic Home Eyecare p54

Day Lewis Pharmacy p35

Niamh Honey Osteopathy p36

North Devon Ear Clinic p34

South Molton Medical Centre p35

South Molton Eyecare p36

Step Ahead p34

Home Maintenance/Improvements

24/7 Drain Solutions p58

Ashgrove Kitchens p55

Care4Bathrooms p47

CRD Decorating p26

David Rice Architectural p47

Dream Doors North Devon p58

Finishing Touches p23

Highland Artexing p41

Kitchen Exchange p45

Living Needs p45

J. Penfold Tarmac & Paving p56

LS Building Services p29

Phoenix Creative p37

Precision Painting p52

RGB South Molton front cover

Sheds4You - back cover

Stove Centre p48

Variety Building & Landscapes p56

W S Bricklaying p50

Insurance Services

Partners& p32/33

Internet services

Wildanet p55

Jobs

South West Care Homes p57

Legal services

Slee Blackwell p46

Libraries

South Molton Library p60

Locksmiths

Darren Smallbone p41

Medical

Day Lewis Pharmacy p35

South Molton Medical Centre p35

Metalwork

Industrial Coating Supplies p40

Music

A Side to B Side Records p7

First Friday Jazz p14

North Devon Theatres p15

Opticians

Atlantic Home Eyecare p54

South Molton Eyecare p36

Osteopaths

Niamh Honey Osteopathy p34

Pets

Doggy Play Barn p22

Pharmacies

Day Lewis p35

Plants

Ash Moor Nursery p31

The New Leaf p18

Plumbing & Heating

Mark Berry p42

MS Plumbing p59

Printing

Jamaica Press p7

Property (also see Estate Agents)

Michael Adey Property p25

Webbers Property Services p24

Pubs & Restaurants

Bell Inn p10

Exmoor Riverside p20

Grove Inn p9

Mitre Inn p53

Poltimore Inn p52

Quince Honey Farm p13

Schools

Kings Nympton School p61

South Molton Primary p61

School Uniforms

Heather Everitt Embroidery p8

Social Age Concern p12

Bishops Nympton Hall p14

Chulmleigh Old Fair p16

Community Garden p47

Filleigh Village Hall p60

First Friday Jazz p14

Heasley Mil Hall p60

North Devon Show p17

North Devon Theatres p15

Repair Café p14

South Molton Library p60

Wheels Weekend p20

Solicitors

Slee Blackwell p46

Sports

Badminton Filleigh p60

Scrambling p12

Short Mat Bowls p14

SMART Swim Centre p4-5

Storage

Chulmleigh Storage p27

Snell Self Storage p50

Ucanstore p41

Telephone Engineers

CBM p40

Theatres

North Devon Theatres p15

Tool Hire

Forent Tool Hire p21

Tourism

Chulmleigh Old Fair p16

Exmoor Riverside camping p20

North Devon Hawk Walks p51

North Devon Theatres p15

South Ford Farm Camping 19

Quince Honey Farm page 13

Wheels Weekend p20

Training

RE Training p44

TV Services

CBM p40

Vehicle Hire

Forent Van Hire p21

Venue Hire

Bishops Nympton Hall p14

Filleigh Village Hall p60

Heasley Mill Hall p60

Web Design

The PC Geek p37

Windows

ATA Windows back cover

Darren Smallbone p41

Exmoor Fascias p41

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Local contact numbers

South West Water 0344 346 2020

National Grid 105 or 0800 678 3105

British Gas 0800 111 999

Environment Agency 0370 850 6506

Devon & Cornwall Police 101 (non emergency)

Citizen’s Advice Bureau 03444 111 444

South Molton Town Council 01769 572501

South Molton Library 01769 572128

SMART Swim Centre South Molton 01769 572340

North Devon Council 01271 327711

Devon County Council 0345 155 1015

One South Molton 01769 572501

South Molton Volunteer Bureau 01769 573167

Go North Devon/Shopmobility 01271 328866

Age UK Devon 0333 241 2340

Health Centres & Hospitals

South Molton Medical Centre 01769 573101

Wallingbrook Chulmleigh 01769 580295

NHS Direct 111 (non emergency)

NHS Dental Helpline 03330 063 300

North Devon District Hospital 01271 322577

South Molton Community Hospital 01769 572164

Churches

Parish Church - St Mary Magdalene 01769 572079 (missioncommunity.weebly.com)

Catholic Church of St Joseph 01271 343312

Community of Our Lady & St. Benedict 07851 187335

Baptist Church 01769 574365

Gospel Hall 01769 572908

South Molton Methodist Church 01769 571907

One Way Community Church 01769 572786 Quakers 01271 344203

Community Groups

Rotary Club of South Molton 01769 574109

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