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Do you have what it takes to be a Parish Councillor?

Do you have what it takes to be a Parish Councillor?

We have recently been notified by WDBC that we can proceed to co-opt a Councillor to fill the current vacancy. 

Deadline for application 20th June 2024 - to enable time to circulate information to Council before the meeting on 25th June. 

Please see PDF file for more information and speak to an existing Councillor or contact the Clerk of you have any questions. 

Download document (pdf)

6th June 2024

PUBLIC CONSULTATION  14th May 2024 7pm - 8pm

PUBLIC CONSULTATION 14th May 2024 7pm - 8pm

All residents are invited to attend a Public Consultation Meeting to be held in the small hall Princetown Community Centre.

Council will present information on two issues it is currently seeking to address:

Improving Road Safety in Princetown - double yellow lines at four junctions in the village to increase visibility.

Additional CCTV Cameras in Princetown - to provide better coverage by filling in current blind spots of Tavistock Road in the centre of the village.

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7th May 2024

Dartmoor Forest Parish Council Casual Vacancy

Dartmoor Forest Parish Council Casual Vacancy

Notice of casual vacancy that has occurred for the Princetown Ward, following the recent resignation of Charmaine Clarke-Major. 

Please see the link below for the Notice of Vacancy. 


Anyone interested in becoming Member of the Parish Council should contact the Clerk for more information regarding the process, and the role.   Email: clerk@dartmoorforestparishcouncil.gov.uk  


Or speak to an existing Parish Councillor to find out more. 


Come along to the Annual Parish Meeting on the 28th May 2024 at 7pm Small Hall, Princetown Community Centre to hear what Council has achieved over the past twelve months and some of its plans for the next year. 

This will be immediately followed by the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council at 7.30pm where the new Chair and Vice Chair will be elected. 



Casual Vacancy

24th April 2024

Road Closure - B3357 -  FROM HIGHER LONGFORD TO MERRIVALE BRIDGE Weds 31st Jan - Fri 2nd Feb

Road Closure - B3357 - FROM HIGHER LONGFORD TO MERRIVALE BRIDGE Weds 31st Jan - Fri 2nd Feb

Update: 

  • We have been informed that it is daytime only closure and road will be open in the evening (from about 4pm until 8 am)
  • Telephone number in TTRO is incorrect.   If you have any queries ring 01392 465348

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 

SECTION 14 

THE COUNTY OF DEVON (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION) (ROAD FROM HIGHER LONGFORD TO MERRIVALE BRIDGE, MERRIVALE) NOTICE 2024
TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH TRAFFIC 

DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL hereby give NOTICE that: 

From WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2024
for a maximum of 5 days 

Until FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2024 (both dates inclusive) 

No person shall cause or permit any vehicle to proceed on the sections of Affected Roads. 

Roads affected -
ROAD FROM HIGHER LONGFORD TO MERRIVALE BRIDGE, MERRIVALE
The alternative, signed, route for vehicles will be via - B3357 - B3212 - A386 - A390 DRAKES VILLAS - FORD STREET - CHAPEL STREET - PLYMOUTH ROAD - WEST AVENUE - A386 - B3357 

This temporary restriction is considered necessary to enable -
RESURFACING WORKS 


The official diversion route is via Tavistock and Yelverton - but those with local knowledge and smaller vehicles may know of other routes - but please be aware that these smaller roads are likely to be busier than normal during this period - so please take care. 

TTRO2454506

23rd January 2024

Road Closure - B3357 - Spitchwick to Dartmeet (Hexworthy Cross) Tues 16th Jan - Weds 24th Jan

Road Closure - B3357 - Spitchwick to Dartmeet (Hexworthy Cross) Tues 16th Jan - Weds 24th Jan

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984
SECTION 14
THE COUNTY OF DEVON (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION) (ROAD FROM UPPACOTT TO
SPITCHWICK CROSS, ROAD FROM SHARP TOR CROSS TO UPPACOTT, ROAD FROM
DARTMEET BRIDGE TO SHARP TOR CROSS & ROAD FROM DARTMEET BRIDGE TO
HEXWORTHY CROSS, PONSWORTHY) ORDER 2024
TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF THROUGH TRAFFIC
NOTICE is hereby given that Devon County Council has made the above titled order.
From TUESDAY 16 JANUARY 2024
for a maximum of 18 months
Anticipated Finish WEDNESDAY 24 JANUARY 2024
Between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00

The offical diversion route is via Mortonhampstead and Ashburton - but those with local knowledge and smaller vehicles may know of other routes - but please be aware that these smaller roads are likely to be busier than normal during this period - so please take care.

TTRO2454050

4th January 2024