Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Parish Council notices relevant to Hennock and Teign Village

(This content on this page is supplied by the Hennock Parish Council, should you have any questions about it please contact the Parish Council directly using the link below.)

For further information on these and other Parish Council matters please visit:
Parish Council's Web Site or visit their FaceBook Page


CHUDLEIGH KNIGHTON POST OFFICE
at Chudleigh Knighton Village Hall
Is open:
Tuesdays 3 - 5pm
Thursdays 8.30 - 10.30am

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CLIMATE EMERGENCY DECLARED BY HENNOCK PARISH COUNCIL – PLEASE JOIN THE WORKING GROUP AND MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE
The Parish Council declared a climate emergency that requires urgent action at its June meeting. Please visit the Council’s website www.hennockpc.org.uk and click on “Climate Emergency” to view the Parish Council’s declaration. The Council is setting up a Climate Emergency Working Group headed up by Cllr Steve Edmonds to develop and take forward plans and it would love to hear from you if you have experience, skills or energy & enthusiasm – please  contact Helen Reynolds (Clerk) at clerk@hennockpc.org.uk or
07841 215606.

DO YOU HAVE ANY LAND IN HENNOCK WHERE CHILDREN CAN KICK A BALL AROUND?
There is a feeling that the children are very cramped in the Play Park with no opportunity to burn off excess energy through running or playing football, etc. and so the Parish Council is exploring with the School options to address this. If you have some suitable land, please contact Helen Reynolds (Clerk) at clerk@hennockpc.org.uk or telephone 07841 215606.  

THREE NEW GRANT FUND STREAMS ANNOUNCED BY DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL
Devon County Council [DCC] has announced three new grant fund streams which it will administer:
1. A Making the Connection [MTC] Fund, worth £30,000, will encourage bids for small amounts of funding that will make a big difference. Up to £300 per bid will help establish or support local community groups that help people connect with others. That might include funding for a walking group or a cooking skills workshop across generations, or room hire for self-help or social groups. The application process will be simple to ensure ideas can quickly have a local impact.
MTC grant guidelines and application form can be found here:
https://www.devon.gov.uk/communities/making-the-connection-grant

2. A Doing What Matters Fund, worth £329,000, will provide up to £20,000 for individual projects that have significant impact on the wellbeing of local people and communities. Bids will be encouraged from local groups, councils, organisations and collaborations. Successful bids will be required to provide matched funding of at least 25 per cent.
Visit DCC’s website page https://www.devon.gov.uk/doingwhatmatters/  

3. Crowdfund Devon
Providing new funding opportunities, through Crowdfund Devon.
https://welcome.crowdfunder.co.uk/crowdfund-devon/

NEW COUNCILLOR CO-OPTED AT JUNE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
Cllr Sylvia Edwards was co-opted to the Parish Council at its June meeting. Sylvia was born in Hennock and lives in Teign Village. Sylvia would like to be the voice that represents Teign Village and she feels that she now has the time to do what she can for the Parish.

HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR COMMUNITY – JOIN THE PARISH COUNCIL
There are 2 vacancies in the Ward of Hennock Chudleigh Knighton and so if you would like to help make a difference in your community please consider becoming a Parish Councillor.  The Council meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except in August) at 7.30pm in either Chudleigh Knighton Village Hall or Hennock Village Hall. If you’d like to apply, speak to one of your local councillors or contact Helen Reynolds (Clerk) at clerk@hennockpc.org.uk or 07841 215606.

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS

Hennock & Teign Village: call for sites:
The Housing Enabling Team at Teignbridge District Council are progressing with a site(s) search, will look at what comes forward and look at all opportunities. The Parish Council encourages people with land to come forward.
  Land near Apple Tree Close, Chudleigh Knighton: Pre-app discussions are ongoing between the developer and Teignbridge District Council.

CHUDLEIGH KNIGHTON HEATH – A MESSAGE FROM DEVON WILDLIFE TRUST
Chudleigh Knighton Heath nature reserve is a haven for local wildlife. It’s beautiful heathland is a home for ground nesting birds including nightjars along with other rare animals and plants. We welcome visitors, but for this special wildlife to continue to flourish we need your support and ask that:

  • Dogs be kept on a lead at all times
  • Owners clean up after their dogs and take their waste home
  • Visitors take their litter home
  • There is no camping and no fires/BBQs

Thank you.

PLEASE REPORT CRIMES TO THE POLICE
It is important that you report all crimes, however minor, to the police. If it’s an emergency please ‘phone 999. If not, the contact number is 101. You can also give information anonymously to CrimeStoppers on 0800 855111.

ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE RURAL SKIP SERVICE
The rural skip will be in the Chudleigh Knighton Play Park Car Park on Saturday 7th September from 10am-4pm and roadside along Hazel Crest Terrace, Hennock on Saturday 9th November from 9.30am – 3.30pm.

REMEMBER TO VISIT THE PARISH COUNCIL’S FACEBOOK PAGE AND WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Further information and news can be found on the Parish Council’s Facebook page: search for @hennockparishcouncil on Facebook or see www.hennockpc.org.uk

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WOULD YOU LIKE FRESH AIR, HOME GROWN PRODUCE & A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE?
Hennock allotments have been revamped and there are plots to rent. Please contact the Clerk for further information: clerk@hennockpc.org.uk or 07841 215606.