Sandford Parish Council holds its Council meeting on the first Thursday each month at the Sandford Village Hall at 8pm unless otherwise stated. 

 Everyone is welcome to attend.

All minutes are in draft format until approved at the next Council meeting. 

 Agenda and Minutes


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Sign PostSandford Parish is in the District of Mid Devon and is situated approximately two miles north of Crediton and some ten miles from Exeter. The parish comprises the village of Sandford and the hamlets of Newbuildings, West Sandford and East Village together with outlying farms and cottages with a total population in excess of 1200.

 

Sandford is a rural parish with a great sense of community, and has two pubs, a community shop with Post Office owned and run by the community, a primary school, a recreation ground, plus a Parish Hall and three Churches and many local organisations and clubs. There is also a dedicated footpath/cycleway from Sandford village to Crediton via the 'Millennium Green'.

Planning Services
Development Management

Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton
Devon
EX16 6PP
e-mail: devcon@middevon.gov.uk
Date: 21st February 2024
My Ref: 24/00227/LBC
Contact: Miss Helen Govier
Principal Planning Officer
Tel: 01884 234314
Dear Sir/Madam
Proposal: Listed Building Consent for repairs and conversion of church to dwelling
Location: Sandford Congregational Church Sandford Devon
Site Vicinity Grid Ref: 282832 / 102508
Parish: Sandford 43
I have received the above application and would be grateful for any observations which you may wish to
make. Your comments should reach us no later than 13th March 2024, if no comments are received within
this period it will be assumed that you have no observations to make.
Please make your comments through our public access consultee hub using the following link Public Access
Consultee Hub or by post to Head of Planning and Regeneration, at the above address. In the event that
you are unable to access our public access consultee hub you may email your comments to
devcon@middevon.gov.uk; this is the planning service generic email address which is checked daily, please
do not email the case officer.
Should you wish to check on progress of this application you can contact the case officer on the above
number. You are advised to make an appointment in advance should you wish to meet the officer to discuss
the proposal. Alternatively, you can view and track this application using our public access service
http://planning.middevon.gov.uk/online-applications/ by entering reference number 24/00227/LBC
Please allow up to 48 hours, from the date of this letter, for plans and documents associated with the
application to be loaded onto the website.
The officer dealing with this proposal is Miss Helen Govier who can be contacted on the case officer number
above.
Yours faithfully
Registration TeamMDDC

 

Planning Services

Development Management

Phoenix House

Phoenix Lane

Tiverton

Devon

EX16 6PP

e-mail: devcon@middevon.gov.uk

Date: 21st February 2024

My Ref: 24/00226/FULL

Contact: Miss Helen Govier

Principal Planning Officer

Tel: 01884 234314

Dear Sir/Madam

Proposal: Conversion of church to dwelling

Location: Sandford Congregational Church Sandford Devon

Site Vicinity Grid Ref: 282832 / 102508

Parish: Sandford 43

I have received the above application and would be grateful for any observations which you may wish to make. Your comments should reach us no later than 13th March 2024, if no comments are received within this period it will be assumed that you have no observations to make.

Please make your comments through our public access consultee hub using the following link Public Access Consultee Hub or by post to Head of Planning and Regeneration, at the above address. In the event that you are unable to access our public access consultee hub you may email your comments to devcon@middevon.gov.uk; this is the planning service generic email address which is checked daily, please do not email the case officer.

Should you wish to check on progress of this application you can contact the case officer on the above number.

You are advised to make an appointment in advance should you wish to meet the officer to discuss

the proposal. Alternatively, you can view and track this application using our public access service

http://planning.middevon.gov.uk/online-applications/ by entering reference number 24/00226/FULL

Please allow up to 48 hours, from the date of this letter, for plans and documents associated with the

application to be loaded onto the website.

The officer dealing with this proposal is Miss Helen Govier who can be contacted on the case officer number above.

Yours faithfully

Registration Team

Registration Team Wanted a Road Warden for Sandford !

What is the Road Warden Scheme?

It is a formal agreement, between Devon County Council and a town or parish council, which enables them to deliver minor works in or around the public highway.

The Road Warden Scheme allows communities to:

· organise minor works either on or off the live carriageway (see types of work below)

  • carry out minor works either on the live carriageway or away from the live carriageway

What are the benefits of the Road Warden Scheme?

  • Communities are able to carry out minor works which DCC are no longer able to resource and do not have a legal responsibility to carry out.
  • DCC provide third party insurance for the works.
  • Free training on DCC arranged courses (see training below).
  • Priority status for Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCE) Fund applications.

What type of work can be done by Road Warden Volunteers ?

Pothole repairs Clearing weeds. Cleaning signs. Cleaning drainage (gully grating). Cutting grass.

Repairing finger posts. Cutting hedges. Set up a road closure for special events. Managing verges for wildlife

Anyone interesting in Volunteering please contact the Parish Clerk Malcolm Vallance

email parishclerk@sandfordparishcouncil.gov.uk Tel Crediton 772769

https://www.devon.gov.uk/communities/opportunities/road-warden-scheme