Knowstone Parish Council

Knowstone - East Knowstone - Roachill

Knowstone News

Welcome. This section contains the latest Knowstone news. If you have any news that you would like to promote on this website, please contact us:

email or fill out our online form

Latest News

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

Following the resignation of two councillors from the Knowstone Parish Council, there are now two vacancies to be filled. Information has been posted on the village notice boards and on the North Devon District Council website. Click here to see the… More

The Parish Council have appointed a new Parish Clerk following the resignation of Richard Vos. Wendy Sweet from Roachill has stepped into the role and we wish her every success. More details on Wendy can be found in the Parish Council section of… More

Following work to upgrade the telephone cables, high speed fibre optic broadband is now available to some within the Parish (we cannot guarantee it will reach everyone so you will need to check this for your individual household). Some parishioners… More

The Annual Parish Meeting (APM) will be held in the Parish Hall, Knowstone on Tuesday 23rd May 2017. Doors open at 7.00 p.m. with the meeting commencing at 7.30 p.m. Refreshment will be available prior to the start of the meeting. All members of the… More

The Parish Hall hosted another fundraising coffee morning on Wednesday 26th April which was well attended with a few new faces putting in an appearance plus a new helper from Roachill. A good selection of cakes were on offer and £37.00 was raised.