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Our next village event will be Mothers Union meeting on 26th September 2018 at 2:30 PM in Landkey village hall


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Our next Parish Council meeting will be on 3rd October 2018 at 7:30 PM in The Old School Centre, Manor Road


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Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain cycle race passed through Landkey at around 1:40pm on Monday 3rd September 2018. The first cyclists to appear in Blakeshill Road formed a peloton of 5 riders and, in the picture, these are (from the front), Matthew Teggart (Ireland), Alessandro Tonelli (Italy), Scott Davies (Wales), Cameron Meyer (Australia) and (partially hidden) Erick Rowsell (UK). The main group of 191 followed a few minutes later. Image courtesy of Charles Waldron 6th September 2018.
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Find the Landkey Village Open Forum on:

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In Brief


Our next village event will be Mothers Union meeting on 26th September 2018 at 2:30 PM in Landkey village hall


Read the Parish Council Minutes of 5th September 2018

Our next Parish Council meeting will be on 3rd October 2018 at 7:30 PM in The Old School Centre, Manor Road


Shop / Post Office:

Opening Times
From 1st January 2018


Read the latest
Landkey Newsletter
here

Recent Images Highslide JS
Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain cycle race passed through Landkey at around 1:40pm on Monday 3rd September 2018. The first cyclists to appear in Blakeshill Road formed a peloton of 5 riders and, in the picture, these are (from the front), Matthew Teggart (Ireland), Alessandro Tonelli (Italy), Scott Davies (Wales), Cameron Meyer (Australia) and (partially hidden) Erick Rowsell (UK). The main group of 191 followed a few minutes later. Image courtesy of Charles Waldron 6th September 2018.
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From Charles Waldron on 28th November 2015:

Subject: Christmas (and other) Events

With Christmas approaching, don't forget that, if you are planning an event to be held in the village, you can advertise it free of charge on this website! Simply go to the "Add Event" page and submit the details of your event. It will then appear on the Events Calendar for others to view.

From Charles Waldron on 21st October 2015:

Subject: Points of View, etc.

Landkey Parish Council encourages village residents to make use of the Points of View facility on this website. If there is an issue that concerns village life that you feel needs to be addressed, place it on the "Your Point of View" page and it will be sent to a parish councillor who will reply, if you ask for a response.

It has recently come to light that an intermittent fault might have prevented some Points of View from being submitted. This fault has now been rectified so, if you had tried to send in your Point of View, please accept Charles Waldron's (the web designer's) apology and feel free to use this facility again!

The Parish Council also welcomes the addition of village events to the "Events Calendar". The calendar is shared with St Paul's Church (as church events are also village events) and it would be good to have more events listed from the village in general. If you have an event that you would like to place, feel free to enter it on the "Add Event" page. If you submit events regularly, you might prefer to obtain a login facility as this will enable you to subsequently edit your event/s if required or to add from a stored template to save time. To obtain a login facility, contact Charles at cerwaldron@gmail.com.

From Charles Waldron on 29th September 2015:

Subject: Acland Memorial Restoration

Landkey villagers might like to know that the Acland family memorial, which is located in the Lady Chapel at St Paul's Church, has recently been restored.

In 2013, a decision was taken by St Paul's Parochial Church Council to seek funding to make the memorial safe (cracks had appeared in its structure) and then to restore it.

A total of over £18000 was raised from various sources and the restoration work was carried out at the start of 2015.

Among the contributors were members of the modern-day Acland family and 25 of these were present at a service held in St Paul's on Saturday 26th September 2015. It was a very enjoyable event and the family members seemed pleased to have been involved in the project and to have visited the village where there ancestors lived as far back as the year 1155AD.

From Richard Prowse on 28th July 2015:

Subject: Overgrown verge

Thank you to everyone who has complained about the overgrown areas at the bottom of Tanners Road/oosite Landkey Bridge. We have reported these several times - they are the responsibility of the County Council, but they seem reluctant to take any action. We will keep trying. I understand everyone's frustration - especially those who are threatening to chop them down themselves!!

Richard Prowse

From Charles Waldron on 18th July 2015:

Subject: War Memorial Refurbishment

Landkey residents might have noticed recently that work has been carried out on the war memorial.

As part of efforts to commemorate those soldiers who gave their lives in World War 1, funding was obtained by the Parish Council to refurbish our village memorial. A significant portion of the refurbishment cost has been met from a Community Council of Devon grant (see PC minutes, 3rd December 2014 and 4th February 2015).

The work has involved repairing the base of the structure which had become cracked and pressure-washing exposed surfaces. At the same time, the lettering of the inscriptions of Landkey soldiers who died in the Great War has been repainted.

An image of the refurbished memorial has been placed on this website.