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Local farmer Geoff Gibbins comes to the rescue to help keep BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? on air.  With torrential rain, flooding and a power cut, it did not look good as the clock was ticking closer to 8pm on Friday evening. But thanks to tractor power and a mobile generator, the BBC production unit…

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Clyst Hydon has been chosen to host the November ‘Live Broadcast’ of Radio 4’s Any Questions? First broadcast back in October 1948, Any Questions? is the flagship political panel programme that goes out live on Friday evenings at 8pm on BBC Radio 4 (repeated on Saturday afternoons at 1.10pm). The current chair of the show…

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On Sunday 30th September, the FORCE Cancer Charity, will be hosting a charity bike ride for up to 500 people. The route will come through our parish, so for full information and route maps, please visit their website: http://www.forcecancercharity.co.uk/cycling-events/autumn-series/ Click here for details of 30 mile route Click here for details of 55 mile route…

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Minor drainage works will be carried out near Farrantshayes Farm, Clyst Hydon.  This will require a road closure. Works are programmed for the October half term break (22-26 October) to minimise disruption to road users.  A diversionary route will be signed. Should you have any queries/questions, contact: Julie Fergusson Highway Asset Officer Devon County Council…

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As residents are recycling more at home, East Devon Council has stated that following the successful launch of their enhanced kerbside recycling service last year, these recycling facilities will no longer be available from week commencing 27th August 2018.  The skips are now getting old and since the new service began, people are using this…

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Fraudsters are attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad. Victims have reported booking tickets via websites or a “popular” ticket broker, only to discover that after payment via bank transfer or electronic wire transfer, the tickets/booking references received are

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There have been reports of an increase in the number of calls to the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other type of enforcement agent. The fraudster may claim to be

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It’s a scam – please talk to vulnerable relatives and friends about this. Police would like to warn the public in the South West about a phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds. The scammers prey on victims by cold calling them and