Sunday, 11 August 2019 10:53

Dog Fouling

Great Torrington Town Council looks after St Michael’s Churchyard and Rack Park.  Recently the Council Technicians have noticed a significant increase in the amount of dog fouling incidents in both of these areas.  

Both of these places are used frequently by the general public and not only does the dog fouling degrade the areas, it is a serious health and safety issue for all, including our Technicians when cutting and strimming the grass.

The Town Council recognises that most dog owners act responsibly but would like to remind the minority to PLEASE pick up after their dogs and dispose of the waste appropriately in one of the many designated bins.  

We would also like to remind dog owners that they are asked to exercise their dogs away from Rack Park – please see the sign below.

 

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 13:09

Local Applications for Grant Aid

Great Torrington Town Council administers the COMMONS ALLOTMENTS CHARITY.  Each year the charity allocates its small amount of funds to locally based community groups.  In addition, there are a small number of Precept Grants awarded every year.

Applications for either/both grant types during the year 2020/2021 are now open and the application form can be obtained electronically by clicking here or in paper format from the Council office.  Please contact Charlotte Kirby, Assistant Town Clerk on 01805 626135 between 9am and 1pm Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday or email her on admin@great-torringtontowncouncil.gov.uk for more information.

Please ensure completed applications are submitted no later than 12 noon on Thursday 12th September 2019.

 

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