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A pair of ladies spectacles were found in Knowstone Parish Hall's car park on Sunday 23rd April. They were by the church wall half hidden in weeds. They looked as if they had been there for quite some time. Any claimant should call Reg Howe on… More

DEFRA have made a sudden change to the Protection Regulation as follows;- Updated measures to protect poultry against Avian Flu  All poultry in England to be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April following the latest evidence on the risk posed by… More

Knowstone Parish Hall will become a polling station on Thursday 4th May 2017 between 7am - 10pm. This is due to the election of a County Councillor to Devon County Council for the South Molton division. The list of candidates can be found here. 

Families for Children Trust is a Specialist Adoption Agency and charitable trust based in the South West. They place vulnerable children from all over the UK with new adoptive families in Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Somerset and the Isles of Scilly… More

Bill Norman is celebrating his 90th birthday this week. Bill was heavily involved in village activities in previous years and was instrumental in the building of the Parish Hall and sourcing funding for the community following the creation of the… More

Yeo Mill and Knowstone dance club’s season ended on Wednesday 29th March at Yeo Mill with a presentation of £1085 from both clubs to three young people from the EX36 area with special needs who are representing North Devon in the `Special Olympics’… 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

The monthly coffee morning was well attended (29th March) and the two new cafetieres purchased since the last coffee morning were put to good use. £44 was raised. Thanks to all who helped and those who came along to enjoy the refreshments.

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

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