News

Broadband voucher deadline extended

This primarily affects those with very slow broadband speed who applied for a voucher from Connecting Devon and Somerset before the end of November 2016, but have not yet been connected to the Rural Broadband Southwest wireless network or to any other alternative to wired broadband. The deadline for redeeming vouchers (i.e. the time by which the installation had to be completed and billed to CDS) has now been extended to 30 September 2017. (It is likely that the voucher scheme will be reopened for new applications at some point, but we have no idea when.)

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Silent Strike

People within earshot of the Parish Church will have noticed that the clock strike has been very unreliable recently. It turns out that this is due to an unravelling weight cable which is snagging in its shaft and tripping the winder. The strike will be silent until this is fixed, though the chimes should continue.

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Welcome to the new website

The old website served us well for many years (thanks Alfred!), but we needed something that could be read equally well on devices of all sizes, and that enabled us to hand over the editing of pages to individuals and organisations. While we were at it, we wanted to make it as clear and easy to navigate as possible.

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Events

New Play Equipment Installed

The second phase of the Village play park has been installed in time for the summer holidays. A new climbing frame for younger children and new swings are already in use. The 'tyre' swing is already very popular. So if it is a fine day and the kids need to do...

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BBQ Band and Beer

On Saturday 22nd July at 4pm come and enjoy yourself at the Village Hall. Music by John and the General supported by lovingly BBQ'd sausages and burgers. The cost is a meagre £6 per adult and £4 for children over twelve. Children younger than twelve are free when...

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Musical Evening

On Friday 14th July at 7:30pm in the Parish Church, come and enjoy an evening of music by locally based musicians. Hosted by renowned organist and raconteur John Bodley, the programme features Frances Webb; singer, pianist, violinist and on this occasion treating us...

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Further village news can be found on the Stoke St Gregory Facebook page, or in Stoke News, the printed newsletter which should be delivered to all homes in the village. Current and previous issues of Stoke News may be found here.