On 28th February a startling discovery was made at the Parish church of St. Peter, Knowstone, North Devon, a grade 2* listed building dating back to the 14th century. Some urgent work was required to remove old and badly cracked plasterwork on the… More
A competitive fundraising quiz night was held in the Parish Hall on 17th March. Five teams entered the fray and battled for supremacy. Ian Brooks, as quizmaster, set a challenging quiz which tested the brain cells. Towards the end of the quiz the… More
Amendments came into force on 28th February with regard the Avian Influenza Prevention zone. Backyard chickens can now be kept in a fenced area as long as you are not within a high risk area. You can ascertain if you are in an high risk area by… More
Local parishioner and farmer Jack Ashton recently celebrated his 90th birthday and marked the occasion with a meet of the hounds at his farm. We send him our best wishes for reaching this special birthday milestone.
You may have noticed engineers working in the area. Cllr Rachel Hayes has been in contact with Devon County Council for an update. The project is called Connecting Devon and Somerset and the aim is to improve broadband speeds by installing fibre and… More
PARISH CLERK VACANCY Approximately 10 – 15 hours per month inc 1 evening meeting Knowstone Parish Council has a vacancy to appoint a new Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. Although Knowstone is a small parish, the Parish Council meets… More
The Masons Arms, Knowstone has performed incredibly well in a recent ranking of the top 50 Gastropubs in the UK, coming in at an impressive 15th position. Well done to Mark and Sarah on this great achievement. The Masons Arms tweet
The next Knowstone Parish Council meeting is to take place on Tuesday 7th February at 7.30pm. Please note that this is a change of date and there will be no meeting in January.
On Tuesday 13th December the hall was packed with people praying that they had the lucky numbers and would win one of the ten Christmas dinners on offer or a bottle of wine, some biscuits or even the top prize of a turkey. The bingo caller for the… More
Please see below an email sent by Hilary Winter (Forum Officer of Devon Countryside Access Forum) regards recruiting new members to the Devon Countryside Access Forum: The Devon Countryside Access Forum is a statutory local access forum under the… More