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Fremington Parish Council

Fremington Parish Council Offices, The Beechfield Centre, Beechfield Road, Fremington
Devon EX31 3DD

Tel: 01271 321063

admin@fremingtonparishcouncil.gov.uk

Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm - (Answer phone available out of office hours)

Welcome to the official website of Fremington Parish Council

Please note that following Government restrictions, the Fremington Parish Council Offices are not currently open to the public. We will still be available via phone or email during our normal working hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 1pm.

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The Parish of Fremington is situated in North Devon. It has four distinct areas of population, the older villages of Yelland, Fremington and Bickington and the newer development of Roundswell. The area of Woodville is also within the Parish.

The parish covers some 2526 hectares along the south side of the estuary of the river Taw.  About 15% of the parish is densely populated, the remainder being open countryside, with a few tiny hamlets, and woodland. There are two Local Nature Reserves within the parish, which complement the RSPB reserve at Isley Marsh and the Gaia Trust's nature reserve at Home Farm Marsh. There is a network of well maintained footpaths and the Tarka Trail runs through the parish. An interesting leaflet is available from the Parish Office detailing a number of walks.

There are a good range of shops and facilities within the whole parish, from small local shops to a retail park. The Parish Council runs 8 play areas. Following an award from the Football Foundation new football pitches and changing rooms have been provided at Roundswell (Tews Lane).

The Parish Council is also responsible for Fremington cemetery, an environmental area (Griggs Field) and Fremington Village Green and an open space at Maple Grove Roundswell. In the late 1990s the Parish Council redeveloped Fremington Quay, which now has a heritage/visitor centre and cafe. The Parish Council runs two allotment sites, one at Muddlebridge and one at Babbages.The Parish Council also has a cemetery, located on the outskirts of Fremington.



National Award Scheme

Fremington Parish Council continues to build on success receiving a further award in National Award Scheme (pdf)

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Citizen's Advice - Winter Grant (pdf)

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Ring and Ride Timetable (pdf)

Barnstaple Library Update (pdf)

TALKWORKS information (pdf)

Selaine Saxby Surgery Dates (pdf)

Police useful information (pdf)


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Last updated 26th February 2021