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The Annual Parish Meeting took place on Tuesday 23rd May. Around 30 Parishioners were in attendance and participated in discussions over Sidemoor picnic site, East Hill Farm and defibrillators for the Parish as well heard reports on policing, the… More

North Devon Council aim to recycle 50% of all waste by 2020 (up 10% from 2010). From June 5th they are introducing some changes to the recycling system. New kerbside caddies have been delivered to households and should contain a useful leaflet on… More

Another good coffee morning took place on Wednesday 24th May. Numbers were slightly down on last month (perhaps it was the glorious weather's fault?) but there were some amazing cakes eaten and taken home for tea! £42.20 was raised for the Parish… More

People living in Devon and Cornwall are being urged by police to remain alert and vigilant following the attack in Manchester.  Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer said “The tragic events in Manchester are a timely reminder of the need to remain vigilant… More

Police are appealing for witnesses after a "serious collision" in South Molton which left three people with injuries, one of them life-threatening. Emergency services were called after a white Ford Transit van was involved in a head-on crash with a… More

A Beetle Drive was held in the Parish Hall on Saturday 20th May to raise funds for a Parish defibrillator. Teams of four raced each other to be the first to draw a complete beetle. The clatter of dice, furrowed brows from concentrating and shouts of… More

There are two vacancies on the Parish Council and there will be an election on 29th June if there are more than two candidates. Please click here to see the official notice which gives more details.   

St Peter's Church Knowstone featured on Spotlight on 16th May at 6.30pm.  Church warden Reg Howe took centre stage describing the discovery of the hidden staircase uncovered in February during restoration work. If you missed it then you can catch up… More

Did you see the crosses on the moor over Easter and wonder at their arrival and departure? Church Warden Reg Howe explains that each Maundy Thursday churchgoers take three crosses up to the moor and install them in the specially prepared slots. On… More

This spring the historic marker, the Beaples Stone, had a makeover with the grass and weeds being cut back and the site opened up for all to see. The history of the Beaples Stone can be found in the Local Knowstone section of this website and was… More