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'.



 Sandford Parish Council are to hold an Extra Ordinary Meeting on 3rd October 2022, 7.30pm, at Sandford Scout Hut.

21/00276/MFUL Fanny's Lane Sandford Erection of 13 dwellings to include associated landscaping, public open space and infrastructure

"Proposal to require MDDC planning to enforce the existing permission and reinstate illegal excavation".     See Agenda 


Sandford  Parish Council next Meeting takes place at Sandford Community Sports Pavillion, at 7.30pm, on 6th October 2022.


Important date for your Diary.

From Monday 10 October, MDDC Council will begin collecting non-recyclable waste once every three weeks in the new, black wheelie bins being provided to all households.

The upcoming change of service is the first significant change to the Council’s waste collections since 2015. This new three weekly scheme means that food waste will continue to be collected each week, recycling and chargeable garden waste every two weeks and non-recyclable waste every three weeks.