Holcombe Burnell & Longdown Village

Temporary Road Works and Closures

Powerline and pole

If you hadn’t already noticed, there has been plenty of traffic lights in the village over the last few days. National Grid are completing extensive work to replace the old poles and cables that carry our electricity.

Historic Moment

History was made at the Longdown Village Hall on the 12th September 2002 as the proclamation in Holcombe Burnell and Longdown formally announced the accession of His Majesty King Charles III.

HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

HM Queen Elizabeth II

It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that HM Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully this afternoon, 8th September 2022. The Parish Council and the people of Longdown and Holcombe Burnell are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty.

£700 Raised for ELF

Thank you to everyone who attended the ELF Cream Tea on Saturday. Money raised from the sale of cream teas, home baked cakes and second hand books raised an incredible £700 for Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF). ELF is a registered charity providing vital support to patients with blood cancer and other disorders who attend the Haematology Centre at the Royal Devon and […]

Fantastic New Speeding Signs

Child's painted speeding sign

Some time ago the Parish Council ran a competition for local children to design road signs to encourage slower driving through the village. If you haven’t already noticed them, they are now in situ!

Plant Our Jubilee Tree

Moss covered tree trunk and roots

Join us on Sunday 27th March for the Platinum Jubilee tree planting at the Village Hall.

Ukraine Crisis Support

Sunflower donations for Ukraine

The Teign Valley Ukraine Crisis Support Group are collecting and delivering donations from our community to refugees from Ukraine.

Farewell Farmers Market

grilled meat on brown wooden chopping board

They say all good things come to an end and this certainly applies to our popular Farmers Market.