Be bright, be seen’ we live in a dark sky’s village, therefore Pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders, are reminded to be alert and make themselves visible by wearing reflective or fluorescent clothing, particularly in poor weather conditions which may reduce visibility further.

Kingston is a small village lying between Dartmoor and the sea in the South Hams District of Devon County Council. The population of around 316 adults, 51 children in 215  Properties of which 42 are holiday or 2nd homes.

The village is surrounded by working farms and miles of beautiful coastline and the newly created Erme estuary marine conservation zone which is a haven for birds and wildlife including the rare tentacled lagoon worm. Several footpaths offer differing views of our stunning parish. .mcz-erme-estuary-2019

The parish is in the middle of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village includes two conservation areas. The National Trust owns some farmland and coastline in Kingston.

There is a lively pub (the Dolphin Inn) and a thriving community with numerous activities to suit everyone. The nearest shop is 3 miles away in St Ann’s Chapel, or for more variety 5 miles in Modbury.

St James the Less Parish Church, is open daily. And services take place @ 9.30 every Sunday except the 3rd Sunday when the service is at 11am and the 5th Sunday in the month when a joint service takes place.

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27th February 2020

Flying to the end of the runway

100 years of Plymouth’s aviation 1911-2011 History of aviation in Plymouth & Plymouths airports A talk by Clive Charlton, Bere Ferrers local historian

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29th February 2020

Flicks in the sticks

The Good Liar, Cert 15, 109 mins Starring Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen. A consummate con man has set his sights on the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. The swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with ultimate stakes. Read between the lies.

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14th March 2020

Barn Dance

Music and calling by Folk 2 £10 in advance, £12 on the door, includes food by Craigo. Tickets from Don Kelly 810358 or Judy Wurr 810065 Profits to the friends of St James The Less Beer &Wine available for a donation

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Grey bin collection week

Next Week - Recycling Sacks and Brown Bins