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Welcome to the Whitestone Devon website

created by Creative Whitestone and funded by Whitestone Parish Council for the benefit of all. This website is intended to give an insight into day-to-day Whitestone, a little of its history up to the present day and some of the other interests and businesses that are to be found here. 


ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984
ROWHORNE ROAD

DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL hereby give NOTICE that:
On WEDNESDAY 15 JULY 2015
for a maximum of 5 days
Anticipated Finish WEDNESDAY 15 JULY 2015
No person shall cause or permit any vehicle to proceed or wait on the sections of Affected Roads except for access to land or premises on or adjacent to those lengths of road.
Roads affected -
ROWHORNE ROAD, WHITESTONE
The alternative, signed, route for vehicles will be via - ROWHORNE ROAD, WADDLES DOWN CROSS, NADDER BOTTOM, WHITESTONE CROSS TO ROWHORNE ROAD AND VICE VERSA.
This temporary restriction is considered necessary to enable -
DEVON HIGHWAYS – RESURFACING WORKS
For additional information contact:
SOUTH WEST HIGHWAYS - CUSTOMER LIAISON OFFICER
Telephone: 01404 821500
Dated: WEDNESDAY 15 JULY 2015
David Whitton
Head of Highways, Capital Development and Waste
Devon Highways
Devon County Council
Lucombe House
County Hall
Exeter
EX2 4QD


TEIGNBRIDGE
STRATEGY 2016 - 2025


Teignbridge

Teignbridge District Council is working on a 10-year strategy for the district, and is asking residents and businesses to help decide the priority issues. A six-week consultation period got underway on Tuesday 7 July 2015 and will run until Tuesday 18 August 2015.

The Council Strategy will set the tone for how Teignbridge works over the next decade, its vision, goals and how these will be achieved. It's important because it helps target resources and services more effectively to meet local needs and shows how Teignbridge's work benefits local people, businesses and visitors and provides good value for money.

People who live, work and visit Teignbridge can have their say on what issues they consider to be most important so the Strategy can be shaped around their needs.

During the six week consultation residents and other interested parties can have their say online by clicking the arrow below.

Gary Powell Tel: 01626 215895
gary.powell@teignbridge.gov.uk

Devon County News

NEW SCHEME FOR RECYCLING 2015

As you will be aware, Teignbridge are introducing a new recycling service to householdse later this year.

How is the recycling service changing?
The new service will include the following:

  • A new weekly food waste collection&
  • A new weekly recycling collection to include plastic pots, tubs and trays and cardboard
  • An optional charged garden waste collection service

Teignbridge can now advise that the new service will be introduced to the majority of households in the parish of Whitestone during phase two (week commencing 26th October 2015).
However, please note that Teignbridge also have one collection round which services properties with restricted access. These are spread out across the district and will be included in phase three of the roll out programme

Informing Residents
Teignbridge will be contacting residents in advance to let them know when the new recycling service is coming to their property and exactly what they will be able to recycle. Six weeks before roll-out, properties will get a leaflet giving them early information such as the date that their new recycling service starts and how they can subscribe to the new optional garden waste collection service.

Two to four weeks before roll out is introduced to a property, the following items will be delivered:

  • A new outdoor food waste container
  • A new reusable sack for recycling paper
  • A new recycling guide and collection calendar
  • A new set of bin and box stickers

A series of drop in sessions have been planned for each roll out phase. These events will give residents the opportunity to speak to the recycling team about the changes. They will be detailed on the leaflet and on the Teignbridge website.

More information about the new recycling service can be found on the Teignbridge website at www.teignbridge.gov.uk/newrecyclingservice.

If you have any further questions about the new recycling service, please do not hesitate to contact:
Tracey FeyWaste Project OfficerWaste, Recycling and Cleansing
ServicesTeignbridge District CouncilForde Road DepotForde RoadNewton
AbbotDevonTQ12 4AD
Email:
tracey.fey@teignbridge.gov.ukPhone: 01626 215824



WHITESTONE PARISH PLAN
QUESTIONNAIRE


Questionnaire
On-line questionnaire stops Sunday 19th July

THANK YOU LITTER PICKERS

A big ‘ thank you’ to the lucky 13 who turned out for the spring litterpick on Saturday 16th May. As has previously been the case, the sun shone the whole morning and the cool breeze made this a great morning to be outside.
A special thanks must go to Julie Knight who joined us from Tedburn, to Caroline who joined us for the first time and it was great also to see Mike Quinn demonstrating his continuing recovery following his recent transplant.

Litter Pick 2015

Despite the overgrown vegetation, we amassed a large haul of the usual detritus of modern society- bottles, drink cartons, cigarette packets, etc., etc. but the strangest find was a black plastic lace-up bodice which the finder un-sportingly declined to model for us!

Thank you everybody who joined us and Shane from Teignbridge District Council who provided us with the necessary ‘kit’.

I will be organising another Litter Pick in October when the vegetation has died down. Watch this space and please join us if you can.

WHITESTONE SHORT MAT BOWLS
MATCHES WITH BISHOPSTEIGNTON

On the 14th April, we welcomed the Short Mat Bowls Club from Bishopsteignton for a friendly match. Their years of experience shone through with a overall win by 6 points.

For the break at half-time, each bowler from Whitestone was asked to bring along a plate of food. It resulted in quite a spread. As well as being a good bowler, David Oakey has also proved to be a dab hand with a teapot!

Match v Bishopsteignton

The return leg was held on Sunday, 19th April at the Bishopsteignton Village Hall. With home advantage, the experienced Bishopsteignton team ran away with the match, winning with an overall score of 51 - 20.

Match v Bishopsteignton
Friendly match with Bishopsteignton 14 April 2015 at Whitestone

If we were looking for an excuse, we did not adapt quickly enough to their rink mats which were backed by a foam underlay which had the effect of being much slower than our super fast rink mats at Whitestone. Many congratulations to the Bishopteignton Short Mat Bowling Club for their great win and for the super spread of sandwiches, pies, sausage rolls and cakes they provided for the visitors. Well done.


REPORT A POTHOLE
It is still possible to report any pothole you come across on a Devon Road. Just click on the arrow to be redirected to the Devon County Council page and fill in the details.

Devon County Council has almost tripled its number of pothole repair teams in response to the storm damage to roads across the county.

Over the winter storm period, since 23 December, the County Council has recorded more than 1,300 reports of fallen trees and branches on Devon’s roads, more than 150 embankment slips, and more than 4,000 flooding incidents across the county.

Around 11,500 potholes have also been reported by the public or found by highway inspectors so far in 2014. In response, the number of teams dealing with pothole safety defect repairs has increased from 13 to 34, with an extra 52 staff tackling the problem. The approximate additional cost of the work is around £65,000 a week.

The clear-up of the storm damage is estimated to cost around £3 million to the end of the financial year, but the County Council is yet to finalise a figure for the damage caused by the storms as the road network and structures are still being assessed.

Potholes

Devon County News
Devon County News


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FETE 2015
Fete 2015


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