Annual Governance and Accountability Return – AGAR

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return: Accounts for the Year ended 31 March 2018

Period for the exercise of public rights 

The dates of the period for the exercise of public rights commence on Monday 2 July 2018 and end on Friday 10 August 2018. 

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates.  These documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to the Finance Clerk, email: [email protected], tel: 01271 883403.

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Carnival 2017

Combe Martin Carnival 2017.

A massive thank you to the Carnival Committee, all those that helped and all those that attended the 2017 carnival activities. The weather for the carnival precession on Friday night was awful, but it did not dampen the spirit of the event.

Thank you.

Road Closure – Buzzacott Lane – 1st March

Circumstances and weather permitting on behalf of Devon County Council, SWH will be carrying out the following works under a road closure as shown below:

Type of Works:  patching

Location:  Buzzacott Lane Combe Martin

Date:    1st March 2017

Details of the closure and diversion route are shown on the attached map.  Affected properties will be advised by letter, and we will endeavour to maintain access to properties within the closure where necessary, however there may be times when access is restricted/delayed, and SWH apologise for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.

Further details of roadworks can be found on Devon County Council’s interactive roadworks website at and if you have any queries please email, or call me on the number below.


For Sale: Former Toilet Block at Skirhead Lane

The Parish Council is selling the former toilet block at the bottom of Skirhead Lane.

The sale will be by Informal tender.

Price guide £10,000-£15,000

Closing Date for tenders

Friday 10 March, 2017 at 5pm

For further information or to view the building, please contact the Parish Council office at Seacott, Cross Street either in person between 10am and 12noon Monday to Friday, by telephoning 01271 883403 between 10am and 6pm or email [email protected]

Parish Council Vacancies

Combe Martin PC has five vacancies for members of the Parish Council.  The vacancies will be filled by co-option at the Parish Council meeting to be held on Monday, 13 February, 2017.

      If you are interested in being co-opted but would like further information before deciding, or would like to have an informal chat about the vacancies, please either contact one of the councillors (contact details at end of Parish Council report) or the Council office by ringing 883403 or calling in between 10am-12 noon Monday to Friday.  Information is also available on our website –

      If you would like to be considered for co-option, please write to the Parish Clerk, giving brief details about yourself and your reasons for wanting to be considered for co-option.  Please send this to the Council Office at Seacott, Cross Street, Combe Martin, EX34 0DH, to arrive before 12 noon on Monday, 6 February, 2017.