Welcome to Chittlehamholt Village and Parish

The village hall AGMis  on the 24th July in the hall at 7:30PM. Come along and hear a summary of the refurbishment works that have taken place so far, and have the opportunity to raise questions and suggest ideas to help increase the usage of our lovely hall. All welcome.
READ MORE, and a follow up to the cream tea, HERE

Chittlehamholt is a North Devon village of the parish of Chittlehamholt, Satterleigh and Warkleigh. In the 2011 census it was recorded as having a population of 169. There are 26 Grade II listed buildings which include the Exeter Inn a 16th-century coaching inn and houses and farm buildings. Until 1875 the village was part of Chittlehampton and was originally a clearing in woods where residents could collect logs and kindling. The parish boundary follows the course of the River Mole in the east and the River Taw in the south and west. The northern boundary runs from Slew in the west, through Drake's Wood and the northern end of Chittlehamholt.

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CHITTLEHAMHOLT  & PARISH FACEBOOK PAGE 
What's on in Chittlehampton
& LOCAL EVENTS, SERVICES & ADVERTS

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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
What's On at a Glance

JULY
Every Tuesday 1:45 for 2:00 pm Short Mat Bowls Village Hall
Sunday 7th 6:00 pm Quiz Night Exeter Inn
Wednesday 10th 10:00 am Coffee Morning Village Hall
Thursday 11th 2:00 pm Garden Club: Backswood Farm (rescheduled)
Bickleigh, Tiverton EX16 8RA
Thursday 18th 2:00 pm Garden Club: Whiddon Goyle, Whiddon Down, Okehampton EX20 2QJ
Thursday 25th 1:00 – 4:00 pm Craft Group Village Hall
Friday 26th –Saturday 27th Various times Horticultural Society Summer
Show Village Hall / Launds Playing Field

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Chittlehamholt,
Umberleigh, Devon EX37 9NS
PHONE: 01769 540 281

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THE VILLAGE HALL
Website: 
https://www.chittlehamholtvillagehall.co.uk/

The hall is available for hire by individuals and groups. In addition, the active Village Hall Committee organises regular events. The hall is said to have the best wooden dance floor in North Devon. The large car park can accommodate approximately 60+ vehicles and is adjacent to the hall. 

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REGULAR EVENTS IN THE VILLAGE HALL

COFFEE MORNING
every 2nd WEDNESDAY of the month
in the village hall 10am-12pm
all welcome

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CRAFT GROUP
last Thursday of each month 1pm - 4pm
Rather than sit alone at home, several people in the village and surrounding areas are joining together as a regular Village Craft Group in Chittlehamholt Village Hall. 

We meet on the last Thursday of each month from 1pm to 4pm, to pursue our various crafts, and to have a chatand a laugh etc. Hope you can come along, bring your craft and enjoy good company. To avoid the need to staff the kitchen each person can bring a beverage of choice. A small charge of £2.50 each is required to cover cost of the village hall heating etc. All are welcome.  

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Summer Show 2024
The schedule is now available!
Click HERE for on this blog or paper copies (and entry forms) 
are available from the village shop & the Exeter Inn

 GARDEN CLUB
click here for 2024 agenda

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THE SHOP
The community shop is run entirely by volunteers. It is situated next to the village hall in Chittlehamholt and provides a wide range of groceries, household goods and stationery. Wherever possible these are sourced locally. The shop also provides a post point, allowing customers to post letters and parcels for daily collection by Royal Mail.
Monday - Friday
Morning:  9 a.m - 12 p.m      Afternoon: 3 - 5 p.m
Saturday : 9 a.m - 12 p.m     Afternoon: closed
Sunday: closed
01769 540 314

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Chittlehamholt Community 
EVENTS & INFORMATION
FIND US ON FACEBOOK

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Chittlehamholt Satterleigh & Warkleigh 
PARISH COUNCIL
PARISH COUNCIL  NEXT MEETING in Chittlehamholt Village Hall Monday 29 Oct @ 7.30

contact the Parish Clerk via e-mail 
clerk@cswparish.org.uk

for NDC information and notices


IMPORTANT - SCAM ALERT 
NDC have had a reports that stickers have been placed on Pay and Display machine card readers advising that the machine is out of order and to call and make a payment. This number leads to a scam line, which is stealing banking information.
The only number to call for the council parking team is 01271 388279, which is printed on the signage.
If you believe you have fallen victim to this scam, please immediately call your bank and let us know which car park you were in.

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How would you prepare for an emergency?


In a newly launched website, the government is encouraging people to think about what they would do if they and those around them were exposed to risks ranging from floods to fires to power cuts.

The website provides simple and effective steps people can take to be more prepared, at gov.uk/prepare. Taking action in advance will make it easier to manage an emergency if it does happen.

Five simple things you can do now

 1. Find out if you are eligible to sign up to your gas, electricity and water supplier’s Priority Service Registers, so companies know that you need additional support.
 2. Set a reminder in your phone or make a note on your calendar to check your smoke alarm once a month.
 3. Write down important phone numbers on paper such as the number to report a power cut (105) and the numbers of anyone you might want to contact in an emergency.
 4. Talk to your children about how and when to call 999 and what they should do if there’s an emergency, such as a fire at home.
 5. Check your long term flood risk and sign up for flood and weather warnings.

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CHITTLEHAMHOLT & AREA

LOCAL  SERVICES & ADVERTS

We are happy to support the local area community.


If your event/ business/ service/interest 
is in the vicinity of Chittlehamholt and you wish to place a
 (free) advertisement on this blog
contact Helen on author@helenhollick.net 

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DOG OWNERS! 
Have you heard of Drone to Home ?
a FREE drone search company which helps look for lost dogs? 
All enquiries email hello@dronetohome.org.uk



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SERVICES & B&B
Chittlehamholt

The Exeter Inn B&B
Foxglove Cottage

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KATHY HOLLICk: EFTi ACCREDITED PRACTITIONER
Kathy is now on the main Advanced Centre10 Applied Psychology course to become a fully qualified sports coach. She offers coaching lessons at her yard throughout the winter and a selection of evening dates twice a month at Codden EC.

She offers services for all ages and abilities, covering flat work, poles and jumping.
She also offers sports psychology and mindset to other sports, football, rugby, golf etc. again all ages, abilities, teams and individuals, drop her a message to arrange a session.
Kathy is also a fully qualified EFTi accredited practitioner, offering her service to everyone. EFT can help with so many things; PTSD, anxiety, depression, addiction, pain management, phobias, self-esteem, stress and trauma, bereavement, to name just a few. Sessions in person or via zoom £50 - 45/1hr. Block bookings available
website where you will find contact details.

monthly events and equestrian help
and assistance available
especially suitable for nervous riders who have lost their confidence
Tawriver@gmail.com
Facebook Group for latest events (showjumping, arena eventing, coaching afternoons etc)

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LOCAL DAIRY DELIVERY
We supply whole, semi skim or skimmed milk at £1.75/L delivered. We also can provide butter and cream

https://farrsfarm.co.uk/

A Meadow Murder - Jan Christopher Mysteries - episode 4
"As delicious as a Devon Cream Tea!"

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GENERAL  INFORMATION

The Big Stink!
Please will everyone ring 0800 80 70 60 to report ‘The Chittlehamholt Stink’ if - when - they are affected. This is the link for further information: 'Report an environmental incident' https://www.gov.uk/report-an-environmental-incident 
Apparently you do get to speak to a real person! If everyone keeps reporting it to the same place something might get done. 

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RECYCLING BATTERIES
In 2019, NDDC made the decision to stop collecting batteries in your recycling collections due to fires taking place in our recycling hall. If you missed the message, please get on board now to help keep our crews safe. If you would like to recycle your home batteries, please do so at either your local recycling centre or supermarket.
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Sky Lanterns
North Devon Council has banned the release of sky lanterns over concerns about the danger they pose to the environment and local community. The decision was backed unanimously by council. The council's event guidance has been updated advising that the use of sky lanterns on council land during events is prohibited.

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Dogs Trust – A dog is for life®
Canine Care Card
ensure your pet is cared for in the event of illness or death

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Surviving Wild
a video about the Exmoor Pony with 
a very important message...
(contains disturbing footage at the end)

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY 
AND FOR OTHER ROAD USERS AND WILDLIFE
PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY 
ACROSS THE MOORS AND ALONG ALL OUR DEVON LANES
Thank you
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