News updates for North Tawton Town and surrounding area of Devon.
NEWS May 2018:
North Tawton welcomes friends from twin town Blangy le Château on Friday 11 May 2018.
NEWS March 2018:
Castle Drogo will re-open on Saturday 3 March 2018. The library now features a new art installation inspired by the architecture of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens splendid design.
NEWS February 2018:
ANTS Actors of North Tawton “Happily Ever After” Pantomime. Written by Alfie Budd. Performances from Tuesday 13 February to Saturday 17 February 2018.
NEWS January 2018:
North Tawton Draft Neighbourhood Plan.
North Tawton Town Council Regulation 14 Consultation will run from Monday 4 December 2017 to Monday 15 January 2018.
Drop-in Consultation Event on Saturday 6 January 2018 (10:00 am to 12:00 pm) at North Tawton Town Hall.
NEWS November 2017:
North Tawton Town Council vacancies election date: Thursday 30 November 2017.
Voting takes place at North Tawton Town Hall from 7:00am to 10:00pm.
North Tawton Defibrillator Awareness Training on Wednesday 15 November 2017.
Time: 7:00 pm.
Venue: North Tawton Town Council Office.
NEWS April 2017:
General Election 2017 will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017. Polling station information available on North Tawton Events Calendar.
North Tawton Fire Station Recruitment for on-call firefighters.
North Tawton Annual Town Meeting will take place on Thursday 13 April 2017 at North Tawton Town Hall.
Commencing at 7:30 pm.
Dilys Lord and David Sexton from West Devon Borough Council.
Michael Ireland from Okehampton Town Council on the subject of Okehampton Railway.
NEWS March 2017:
North Tawton Drop In Consultation event on designating Local Green Space for the Neighbour Plan is to take place on Saturday 25 March 2017 at the Town Council office. Full details available on North Tawton Events Calendar.
Opportunity to make comments on the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan at the Drop In Session on Monday 27 March 2017 at North Tawton Town Council office.
NEWS February 2017:
North Tawton Guides and Brownies to present Dick Whittington pantomime at North Tawton Town Hall.
Tickets available from Angels Hairdressing, The Square, North Tawton.
NEWS November 2016:
North Tawton Pharmacy has moved from 1 Exeter Street, North Tawton, to The Old Bank, The Square, North Tawton, EX20 2EW.
Located on the corner of North Street and Market Street.
The old NatWest Bank building has been renovated to provide easier access and private consultation room for North Tawton Pharmacy
NEWS August 2016:
North Tawton Wool Yarn-Bombing
Follow the trail of Wool Yarn-Bombing in North Tawton.
Get crafty – have a go at all things wool and yarn at North Tawton Wool Craft Club for all ages and abilities.
Read about North Tawton Yarn Bombing Love Sign and Song.
NEWS July 2016:
Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan
published first newsletter bulletin 1 July 2016 available to read and download.
The Thriving Towns and Villages Booklet is for South Hams and West Devon residents who live in the rural towns and villages across the countryside.
A public consultation is taking place between 1 July and 12 August 2016.
This will be followed by a more formal consultation on a detailed plan in the autumn – leading to submission of a finalised Joint Local Plan to the government early in 2017.
North Tawton Third Defibrillator
News about the latest Defibrillator installed on the granite wall at the north side of Strawberry Fields opposite the roundabout North Tawton EX20 2GX.
South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust carry out periodic checks on all three defibrillator units in North Tawton, including battery life, and replace as necessary.
North Tawton GP Medical Services 2016
Download NHS England latest community bulletin pdf news dated 04 December 2015:
North Tawton GP Medical Services 2016
Download NHS England latest community bulletin pdf dated 03 August 2015:
North Tawton long-term GP Medical Services
Download NHS England latest community bulletin pdf dated 22 May 2015:
Bow Medical Practice contract signed for GP Services in North Tawton area.
Download NHS England press release pdf dated 16 January 2015:
includes all important Questions and Answers.
NHS Public Meeting for North Tawton GP Medical Practice Services.
North Tawton Town Hall on 15 January 2015 at 7pm.
The public meeting will be attended by:
Caroline Stead NHS Contracts Manager
Bow Medical Practice
West Devon Borough Council
Clinical Commissioning Group
North Tawton Engagement Group
Next Steps for GP Services in North Tawton Area.
North Tawton GP Surgery Medical Practice Patient Participation Engagement Group is to hold its second Public Meeting in January 2015. In the meantime, Caroline Stead, Contract Manager at NHS England, has issued an update for North Tawton Community which provides information about the next public meeting, in the format of a pdf download file to save, print and share:
If you have any questions or suggestions, you can contact Caroline Stead directly by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Tawton Medical Surgery Patient Participation Group recently combined with some members of North Tawton Town Council to form the North Tawton Engagement Group.
North Tawton Engagement Group Public Meeting
North Tawton Medical Surgery Patient Participation Group has combined with some members of North Tawton Town Council to form North Tawton Engagement Group.
North Tawton Engagement Group is to hold a Public Meeting on Friday 28 November 2014, at North Tawton Town Hall, commencing at 7.00pm.
This preliminary meeting provides an opportunity to express concerns and questions to Caroline Stead, contracts manager at NHS England, as to the future provision of GP medical services in North Tawton.
Eco Park Solar Farm at North Tawton UPDATE
All eight eligible members of North Tawton Town Council voted against the proposals for a 143-acre Eco Park Solar Farm during the extraordinary meeting held on Thursday 30 October, 2014, at North Tawton Town Hall.
Proposed Eco Park Solar Farm at North Tawton
North Tawton Town Council Extraordinary Meeting
To be held on Thursday 30th October 2014, at North Tawton Town Hall, commencing at 7.30pm.
During which time there will be a short presentation from Mr C. Young, Kinetica, and Dr Philip Bratby of CPRE Devon.
North Tawton Town Twinning Blangy-le-Chateau
Friends from Blangy-le-Chateau visiting North Tawton
Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th October 2014.
Sunday morning walk around the town of North Tawton has been organised, commencing at 10.00 am.
YANTS Young Actors of North Tawton
Peter Pan The Musical by Piers Chater-Robinson.
YANTS auditions at North Tawton Town Hall on Sunday 8 June 2014.
Peter Pan The Official British Musical
Piers Chater-Robinson is the composer of musical adaptations of classical English stories, including an adaptation of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan. Following approval by the trustees of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, to whom Barrie had bequeathed the Peter Pan rights, Piers Chater-Robinson’ adaptation was further developed into Peter Pan The Official British Musical.
Eco Park Solar Farm at North Tawton
Countryside campaigners are fighting plans for a solar farm on 140 acres (56.6 hectares) of agricultural farmland in North West Devon.
Kinetica Solar wants to build the solar farm, which it is calling an “Eco-Park”, at North Tawton.
It said the solar farm would include an education and community resource, enhanced public footpaths and wildflower meadows.
But opponents said it was just a “sop” to the local community as there was already plenty of wildlife in the area.
Source: BBC: North Tawton Solar ‘Eco-Park’ Plan.
Wider Implications of Proposed Eco Park Solar Farm at North Tawton
Community questions and answers meeting at North Tawton Town Hall on Thursday 5th June 2014, commencing at 7.30pm.
Dr Philip Bratby of Campaign to Protect Rural England will give a presentation on Solar Arrays followed by questions and answers.
North Tawton News – Rugby Club
The England Rugby player Mike Tindall has been leading training at North Tawton Rugby Club in Devon, after they won a competition to have Mike Tindall coach for a day.
Forthcoming events for North Tawton, Bondleigh, Sampford Courtenay, Honeychurch, and surrounding area of Devon, available on North Tawton Events Calendar