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Welcome to the Bishopsteignton website

Welcome to Bishopsteignton, south Devon. Bishopsteignton is situated on the hillside to the north of the beautiful Teign Estuary, between the towns of Teignmouth and Newton Abbot. This website aims to provide comprehensive information about living in, working in, or visiting Bishopsteignton.

Village Festival 2015

How lucky we were to be blessed with four days of glorious weather for this year’s Festival! It encouraged so many of you to come to the Village Green and other venues to enjoy all that was on offer, and it was lovely to see you all. The café and BBQ did a roaring trade and yet again, between us, we almost managed to drink the Red Rock and Old Walls bars dry.

The committee would like to thank everyone who took part in the Festival, from our wonderful band of volunteers to the Flower Club ladies who created the beautiful flower festival at the Methodist Church, the organisers of our new Arts and Crafts area and con- tributors for the excellent display of crafting in the village, all the leaders of both school and adult workshops, the Bishopsteignton Players for the “Return to the Forbidden Planet” final flight, and the many musicians who entertained us throughout the four days - you are too numerous to mention individually, but enormous thanks go to each and every person who contributed in any way to the success of the event.

We think we are getting better at organising festivals (!) but always welcome your comments, especially constructive criticism. If you would like to get in touch with your thoughts and suggestions, please email bishopsteigntonvillagefestival@gmail.com.

Finally, thank you to all of you who just came along to enjoy the sunshine and the entertainment – it wouldn’t have been the same without you!

Latest news from Bishopsteignton

Neighbourhood Plan Team update July 2015

It has been a while since the pre-submission draft consultation and the plan team has issued an update on progress which can be read on their pages of this website

Scout Fund Raising Day

For a full size poster click here

NEIGHBOURHOOD HEALTH WATCH (NHHW)

NEIGHBOURHOOD HEALTH WATCH (NHHW) for BISHOPSTEIGNTON

We are trying to start a NHHW in Bishopsteignton. This is a new scheme supported by the NHS, Police, Fire Service and Voluntary sector which aims to equip local people to protect the health, safety and well being of those living near to them.

The scheme does not replace professionals or existing voluntary organisations. All it takes are a few neighbours who are willing to work together to support the most vulnerable members of their community.

This is how it works: A Good Neighbour Coordinator receives a request for assistance from a member of the community (the Requestor), an example may be from an elderly person who needs a light bulb replaced or who needs a prescription collected during bad weather. The Coordinator will assess each request and decide if it is a request that a Good Neighbour Volunteer could help with and if the answer is yes then the Coordinator will match the request to a willing Good Neighbour volunteer. If the answer is no then the Coordinator may refer the requestor to the appropriate organisation that could help them such as the local doctor, Fire service, Police or voluntary organisation.

If you would like to know more about the scheme visit the Health and Wellbeing marquee at the Village Festival. The website about NHHW is www.neighbourhoodhealthwatch.org.uk .

Fran Edwards: ladycakey@gmail.com

Ros Hearn: ros.hearn@btinternet.com

Healthy Living Group

JOB VACANCY - Clerk to Bishopsteignton United Charities

The position of Clerk to Bishopsteignton United Charities (BUC) will be available from September 2015. The role is a part time paid post.

BUC was formed as a result of a number of small charities being combined into one. The most important function is the management of the Church Houses on Radway Hill, four self- contained flats. The second function of BUC is to assist parishioners in need. The Clerk supports and reports to the Trustees, assists in the day to day running of the Church Houses,acting as first point of contact for residents to deal with queries and complaints and assists in the running of the Community Support element.

The main requirements for the post holder are accountancy and people skills, while access to a computer is essential. The amount of time the job entails varies depending on such events as Trustees meetings and the annual accounts.

For further information, or if interested, please contact Roger Hunt, Chairman of the BUC Trustees, 01626 775255, hunrog@aol.com


About Bishopsteignton village & website

Bishopsteignton is a historical village, with spectacular views across the Teign Estuary and surrounding countryside. The village offers a range of local shops, two pubs, a hotel and restaurants, vineyard, coffee shop, micro brewery, churches, primary school and sports facilities. The village's location means that it offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the local countryside, with numerous public footpaths across the surrounding hills.

Local businesses, offering products and services to people in Bishopsteignton and the surrounding areas, can be found on the village businesses pages, so check these pages if you are looking for shops, pubs, restaurants, local trades people (such as decorators, plumbers, gardeners, carpenters or builders), or for other local services (such as financial services, property services, hair and beauty, pet care services etc.).

This website provides information about things to do in the village, detailing the local clubs and societies, as well as listing what's on. You can also find out more about the history of the village, local public services, news stories from the village and weather reports and tide times for the local area.

Something that you want to buy or sell? You can also post classifed ads on our ad board.

Please use the menu to the left, or the shortcut links at the top of each page to browse the Bishopsteignton Village Website. If you have any comments or feedback, feel free to email contact@bishopsteignton.org.uk.

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is for general purposes only. Whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, this is a voluntary project and we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance placed on such information is therefore strictly at the user’s own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. This website contains links to other websites which are not under the control of the Bishopsteignton Website. The website management team has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of such links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within those sites. Every effort is made to keep the website running smoothly. However the website management team takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, temporary unavailability of the website due to technical issues beyond its control. Several pages on this website are hosted on behalf of village organisations. These pages are under the editorial control of the relevant organisation and the webmaster is not responsible for the content. Such pages include but not limited to pages hosted on behalf of the following organisations: Bishopsteignton Parish Council, Healthy Living Group, Neighbourhood Plan Team, Bishopsteignton Residients Association, Bishopsteignton Allotment Growers, Bishopsteignton Twinning Association, Bishopsteignton Players, Bishopsteignton Scout Group.

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