Brown Owl runs marathon 
Brownies leader Sandra Aldworth, from Clayhidon, is running in this month’s London Marathon and hoping to raise £1,800 for Girl Guiding UK. For more on this, including how to sponsor Sandra click here.

Try this warm-up for the quiz
>Click here to check if your brain is  sharp enough for Quiz Night at Clayhidon Parish Hall next Friday 24 April  with these warm-up questions. If you can answer any one of them you won't disgrace yourself and you'll have a lot of fun. J
ust find three more people and enter your team. >Read more.

Parish veterans stand down
Tribute was paid at the Parish Meeting on 13 April to two veterans of Clayhidon Parish Council. Michael Osmond is retiring as Clayhidon Parish Clerk after 42 years in the job and Alan Redwood is “hanging up his wellies” after a 24-year stint as a councillor. >Read more.
Woolly wonders are winners 
A Clayhidon farming family have won national recognition for the quality of their sheep. >Read more.

Churches greet Easter dawn
Worshippers from five Culm Valley churches and chapels were up with the lark on Easter Sunday for a 7am sunrise service in a hilltop field at Grey’s Lane, Clayhidon. >Read more.

Ponies bring Turbary to life

Four Exmoor ponies are helping Devon Wildlife Trust to nurse the newly-fenced Clayhidon Turbary back to health thanks to a £34,000 donation. >Read more.
Genius with a guitar . . .

Clive Carroll came to Clayhidon on 27 March in a cloud of hype, promising “a thousand years of music”. 
He only had to pick up his guitar and play the opening bars of a classical Portuguese piece for us to realise that the hype was true. He really is a world class guitarist, and by some miracle he was here in our parish hall.
>Read more




      Eight candidates stand for seven parish council seats
      Eight candidates are standing for a place on Clayhidon Parish Council on 7 May. As there are only seven seats there will be an election. >Full candidates list.

      Mid Devon District Council candidates for Upper Culm

      Parliamentary choice: five bid for your 7 May vote 
      >Read more.

      Our 5,000 readers
      There has been a huge jump in the number of users of the parish website – from to 2,065 in 2013/14 to 5,024, a rise of 87 per cent. >Read more.

      All welcome at hall AGM
      Clayhidon Village Hall committee holds its annual general meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 22 April 2015 in the hall. The committee is a charitable trust tasked with maintaining the hall and making it available for community use. Anyone interested is invited to attend. >Parish Hall news.

      Planning applications
      A replacement thatched roof and extensions at Burrow Farm Clayhidon are among the latest planning applications submitted to Mid Devon District Council.

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