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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.

Latest news from Bishopsteignton

Museum and Surgery

Museum and Surgery Planning Application

Bishopsteignton Museum Charitable Trust submitted plans, at the end of July, to Teignbridge District Council for a museum and a surgery along with two houses on the Flow Lane site.

The plans 14/02325/FUL can be viewed online www.teignbridge.gov.uk/planning  and we hope you take the opportunity to view the plans and express your views. Comments can also be sent by email planning@teignbridge.gov.uk or by letter Forde House, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Bishopsteignton Parish Council have kindly offered to host the designs in the Council Offices in the Community Centre and are on view to the public on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10am to 12, noon.  There is also opportunity for visitors to leave comments for the board of trustees.

Both the Green Surgery and Ross the Chemist have information on the project.

This application is proving controversial and since the Website has no facility for a forum we have reduced the statement received from the Trustees to this statement of fact only - Webmaster (26 August 2014)

Pre-school Playgroup Summer Party

The Playgroup is holding a Summer Party at Redrock Saturday 9th August.

Tickets available from Village Shops and Pubs

Bishopsteignton Public Toilets

Letter from Parish Councillor Keith Lambert

As you may be aware Teignbridge District Council were looking to close the public toilets on Fore Street in order to save money. Many other toilets in Teignbridge were to suffer closure under these cuts. Most communities have opted to take on the facilities themselves with the aid of a ‘one off payment’ from TDC to ease the financial burden involved. At the June Parish Council meeting the Parish Council voted to take on ownership of the toilets from TDC and responsibility for keeping the facility open.

The Parish precept however will almost certainly have to increase next year to cover the running costs involved. So to ameliorate those running costs (Teignbridge cites over £7000 pa) we need to look at any means we can to keep those costs to a minimum. Some ideas have already come forward.

  1. Converting the ladies toilet to a unisex /disabled facility and renting the old gents out for storage to community groups.
  2. Running the toilets as a charitable organisation saving business rates, which currently stands at £844 pa
  3. Volunteers to check/service the toilets.(This is how the Teignmouth Point toilet is now maintained)
  4. A more efficient flushing system for the urinals combined with rainwater harvesting could significantly cut the £900 pa water bill.
  5. For its building conversion /maintenance volunteer tradesmen have expressed interest

As many of the users are the tradesmen themselves. Greg the postie has even said he could wield a paintbrush!

To sum up, the council welcome any ideas or help with the community owned facility!

Please contact myself keith@kelani.co.uk or Kim Ford the Bishopsteignton Parish Clerk  at bishoppc@btconnect.com. We can then take it further.

Keith Lambert
Bishpsteignton Parish Council

All Change at the Supply Stores

It’s farewell to Dave and Anne, who are moving on to pastures new, although they’ll still be living in the village, so expect to see them around. We’d like to say a big ‘Thank you’ on behalf of the many clubs and societies in the village for whom they have displayed posters, provided post boxes for questionnaires and sold tickets without taking commission.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to new proprietors Paul and Nikki and we wish them every success in their new venture.


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.

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Alan Cooper Colour Labs

Alan Cooper Colour Labs is a long established digital imaging and photographic laboratory based in Bishopsteignton.
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GH2O – Plumbing & Heating Engineers

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Grange Computing

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Shute Fruit & Produce

Pick your own fresh fruit and vegetables at Shute Fruit and Produce. PYO and farm stall with hand made preserves in Bishopsteignton.
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a2zhomeopathy - Heather Conway - Registered Homeopath

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