Community Information  

Quick contact list for parish organisations;
AONB Manager
Chris Woodruff (01404) 46663
Sewing Group
Frances Hawkins (01395) 232226
Topics Parish Magazine
Robert Brown (01395) 232407

Church

Revd Sid  (01395) 274512

Table Tennis
Neil Lindup (01395 232225

Village Fete

Tansi Ash (01395) 233517


Clerk to the Parish Council
Lynn Parker (01395) 232216

Toddlers

Tammy Clarke (01395) 233480

 Walking Group
Margaret Neale (01404) 232101

Country Dancing
Barbara Farmer (01392) 466326

Neighbourhood Plan
Jenny Meredith (01395) 233044

Women's Institute
Jackie Browning (01404) 813570

 

Flower & Vegetable Show
Zoe Strassen (01395) 232655

Neighbourhood Watch
Martin Rowles (01395) 233099
Zumba Class
Wendy Anderton
wendyanderton@btinternet.com
Village Hall
Kath Crompton (01395) 232477

RSPB Warden

Toby Taylor / Simone Wood 

         (01395) 233655

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OTTERY HOSPITAL AND

OTHER HEALTH SERVICES NHS INFORMATION JULY 2015

 

HELP WITH HOUSING FROM EAST DEVON DISTRICT COUNCIL

More Information here

 

 Home Library Service for Housebound Readers

Click here for more information

 

 TELEPHONE FRAUD SCAM ON ELDERLY PEOPLE

Elderly residents in our region are being targeted by a national 'telephone fraud scam'.

A person claiming to be a police officer or member of your bank's staff will phone and

claim that your bank card has been used fraudulently. They may suggest that you call

your bank to ensure that the call is genuine.  However the phone line remains open to

them and the fraudsters will take down your banking details.

You may also be asked to go to your bank and withdraw money to give to a local taxi

firm or courier.

If you receive a call of this nature please end the call immediately and inform the police on 101. Remember 

your bank or a police officer will never come to your home to collect your bank card details and PIN number.

GO TO THIS DEVON AND CORNWALL POLICE WEBSITE FOR

MORE INFORMATION :Information telephone scams 

 

MOBILE LIBRARY: 

Aylesbeare  Mobile Library

Service, served by Teignbridge.

It will stop at the Aylesbeare Inn once a month

on a Friday from 9.30 am - 9.50 am

 2018 DATES:    

For 2018 timetable dates click here  - see page 2 

16 MARCH

 11 MAY

 13 APRIL

 8 JUNE

 

DOCTORS IN DEVON ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO LOOK IN ON THE ELDERLY -

click here for information

 

CosyDevon we’re on a mission to help you save money, energy and make your home warmer for less for years to come.  Click Here

 

The East and Mid Devon Community Safety Partnership

TACKLING RURAL CRIME

Due to increasing concerns regarding crimes being committed within rural communities the East and Mid Devon Community Safety Partnership has agreed to include tackling rural crime as one of its priorities for the next 12 months.

CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE MAY 2015 : Don't become the Victim of Crime

Plough & Share Credit Union

Credit Unions are not-for-profit organisations which are owned by their members.  If you apply for a loan or a savings account you will pay a membership fee and become a member.  The basic principle is that members save in a communal fund from which they can borrow at a low cost. Any surplus at the end of the financial year can go back to members in the form of a dividend.

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

Community Messaging Service

The Messaging Service comprises warning messages sent out by the police about local incidents which may affect us i.e. reports of bogus callers operating in East Devon, garden sheds being broken into etc.

 If anyone wishes to receive these emails please let Martin Rowles know at martinrowles@btinterent.com.

 Bogus Callers/Distraction Burglars

 Here are a few tips to help keep you safe at home.

·         If you are not sure who is at your door – don’t open it.

  • Remember to use your door chain if you have to open your front door to strangers.
  • Always properly check the identity of all callers if they are not known to you before opening your door.
  • Beware of common trick such as being asked to make a telephone call, wanting to retrieve a lost ball (even if it is a child) or being asked to check your water, gas or electric.  If in doubt keep your door secure.
  •  Always look up telephone numbers for yourself – do not accept numbers provided by callers as they could be bogus.
  •  Always keep doors and windows secure – it is easy for strangers to enter the rear of your home when you are busy answering the front door to their accomplice.
  • Be suspicious of anyone you do not know.  If someone is looking for work or offering services, don’t rush to agree or sign any documents.  It is a good idea to seek a second opinion before agreeing to any work.
  • Ask a friend or neighbour to be available to help if you need them.
Balloons – bereavement and loss looking onwards

Balloons is a small local charity providing pre and post bereavement support to children and young people living in Exeter, Mid, East and West Devon, before and after the death of someone close to them.

More Information 

  Advice on Tap (click here for further information)

Age UK Devon have been working in partnership with South West Water since July 2012 to help older people make informed choices and decisions about their water usage.  

MESSAGE RECEIVED FROM DEVON & CORNWALL POLICE
Please use 101 on your telephone for non-urgent calls, 999 for urgent calls or email general.enquiries@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk

News Centre logoFor fast access to Devon County Council’s News Centre where a full round up of news and information is available 24/7 click on the following link  Devon County Council News Centre


BROADBAND NEWS

East Devon District Council will pursue pivotal broadband project on behalf of its communities

to read article  CLICK HERE 

 

FASTER BROADBAND FOR RURAL AREAS
Councils across Devon and Somerset are working together to bring faster broadband to the area.  Work is underway to procure and deliver improved broadband for the rural areas of Devon and Somerset.  To be kept up to date visit http://www.connectingdevonandsomerset.co.uk/ where you can subscribe to a newsletter. The more visits and subscriptions received on this website the more power it will give the group working to help us.

 

ST MARY'S CHURCH
The Reverend Sid Humphries is the Priest in Charge. 

His address is 36 Trafalgar Road, Lympstone, Exmouth, EX8 5HX telephone 01395 274512. 

Website http://www.whitecrossdevon.org.uk/

The Reverend Sid is an Associate Minister in the White Cross Churches group of which Aylesbeare is a member. 

His contact details are 01395  274512   email:  revsidh@gmail.com.

 

FRIENDS OF AYLESBEARE PARISH CHURCH

St Mary's Church in Aylesbeare, as well as being a place of Christian Worship for the Parish is an important and much loved historic building.  As with all such buildings, regular and often expensive maintenance is required.

Click here  to find out about how you can help with this.

If you would like to contribute with this- please print off the application form in the above document, complete and send to the address given.

 

EAST DEVON'S MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
The MP for our area is Hugo Swire. His details are: Mr H Swire MP, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA, telephone 0207 2198173. The local constituency address is 9C Mill Park, Woodbury Salterton, Exeter, EX5 1EL, telephone 01395 233505. Mr Swire can be contacted on either swireh@parliament.uk or office@eastdevonconservatives.org.uk and his website is http://www.hugoswire.org.uk/

Latest Blog:   click here

LOCAL FACILITIES / AMENITIES

Coleridge Medical Centre Canaan Way, Ottery St Mary 01404 814447
Ottery Dental Care (National Health dentist) 2 Old Village Hall, Westhill, Ottery St Mary 01404 811770
Boots Pharmacy 3-5 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary 01404 812503
Co-op Pharmacy Canaan Way, Ottery St Mary 01404 812732
Westhill Primary School, Beech Park, Westhill, Ottery St Mary 01404 812509
John Symes Opticians 15 Mill Street, Ottery St Mary 01404 814219
Colin Tooze Sports Centre Ottery St Mary 01404 814317
Sidmouth Swimming Pool Sidmouth Swimming Pool  ?? 01395 577057
OTTERY HELP SCHEME
The HELP Scheme is run by Helen Harms and Jane Ross who organise a hard working group of volunteers from The Station in Ottery St Mary. Their aim is to assist people in the community, either getting to the surgery, to Ottery St Mary Hospital or to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The Scheme offers advice and practical help in many areas such as wheelchairs. Volunteers can also visit people at home, help with shopping and take patients to Day Centres. The HELP Scheme performs a vital service in our community acting as a bridge for vulnerable people enabling them to access health care. There is always a need for volunteers and money to run the service and any support is gratefully accepted.  If you would like more information please telephone Helen or Jane on 01404 813041 or visit  their website at http://www.otteryhelpscheme.org.uk/.            
01404 813041

Details of Honiton Ring and Ride  Door to Door Minibus Service for Ottery St Mary, West Hill and AYLESBEARE

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AYLESBEARE TABLE TENNIS CLUB 
Why not join our table tennis sessions held in the Village Hall from 7.30pm to 9.00pm on Tuesday evenings  There is no league affiliation but the evenings are always enjoyable and energetic.  Players from other local parishes are especially welcome.   Contact Neil Lindup 01395 232225.

AYLESBEARE AND DISTRICT FLOWER AND PRODUCE SHOW

If you are interested in joining us Please contact Jill Smith on 01395 567541


AYLESBEARE WI
Aylesbeare WI is part of the National Federation of Women's Institutes and Devon Federation of Women's Institutes.  There are about 30 members from the village of Aylesbeare and surrounding areas.  The WI also arranges outings and classes for its members.  The main part of the evening is a talk or a demonstration preceded by WI business.  Members provide tea or coffee and refreshments on a rota basis at each meeting.  Members also take part in planning the programme each year.

Our monthly meetings are held in Aylesbeare Village Hall commencing at 7.30 pm. 
We have a short news and information session, followed by a speaker on a topic of interest,

We also meet socially during the month for coffee mornings and lunches. Members have the chance to attend events organised by the Devon Federation of Women's Institutes and to attend the WI's College.  Members receive a monthly magizine WI Life and also a copy of the Devon Federation Newsletter.  The membership for 2018 is £41.00.  
 
If you would like to learn more or come along to a meeting as a visitor please contact Jackie Browning on 01404 812276.

More Information (click here)

AYLESBEARE VILLAGE HALL 
The cost of hiring Aylesbeare Village Hall is £7 for local organisations, £11 per hour for private users and £20 per hour for commercial users.  The commercial rate includes the cost of electricity and Wifi. These rates include the use of all furniture, cutlery, crockery and a modern kitchen.

The excellent facilities available at the Village Hall may be hired by contacting:

the Booking Secretary, Joanna Ash 07514406054 or email ashjoanna@yahoo.co.uk