Mayor, Tom Lindus, David Halestrap (Chairman), and Lady Louise Amory (Patron) at the Gold Star Tea Party which was held on Saturday 16 March 2013 at Duffield House.
The tea party was held to celebrate the award of the Gold Star to Abbeyfield Tiverton Society, recognising the achievement of the highest quality of management and service in the provision of Supported Sheltered Housing for older people.
The Rural Connection is the Devon and Somerset County Council's fantastic new subsidy scheme to help eradicate rural not-spots for homes and businesses in their Counties, and it was launched on 23rd November 2011.
A key fact to understand is that the Grant is available on a first come, first served basis. It's likely to therefore be limited to around just 1,050 homes, households or businesses.Read more: Rural Connection Programme
It seems a strange word to use doesn't it, 'resilience' but necessary preparedness for the winter is upon us.
We all know there isn't quite as much money out there in local authority land as there use to be and we all have to show willing and lend a hand during weather crises. Snow, you either love it or loathe it, it can cause incredible inconvenience or you walk to work for a couple of days a year. Salting public roads and pavements is an ever decreasing circle and last year the Town Council rolled up its sleeves and got stuck in and tried to fill the gap between your front door and the nearest salted main road.Read more: Winter Resilience
Wind: 8.05 km/h