“All Over The Place” episode, CBBC channel, 16:30, Monday 11 March

This was secret filming for the BBC on 1st October 2018.  The production team spent the day filming Clovelly and the donkeys.   We can now mention the name of the programme on our website and social media. The presenters, Ed Petrie and Naomi Wilkinson, were very happy to pose for photos at the time. The show will remain on the CBBC I-player for 29 days after the live broadcast on

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Refurbishment of Red Lion Hotel bars and reception

The Red Lion Hotel situated on the harbour wall is undertaking further major renovations.  The Harbour Bar and reception area are expected to be completed by 8th March and the Snug Bar by 29th March. The reception area is being refurbished using our much loved local Delabole slate as the flooring.  Delabole slate is admittedly Cornish – but we cannot have everything in Devon.  A reception desk picks up on

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A Devonshire Lad in the Great War, Autobiography of Frank Ellis

Gary Lewis, Australia, emailed some very nice feedback after reading our October E-newsletter.   Thank you so much for Sending me the Clovelly News Letter. My name is Gary Cruse Ellis and Although we are 6th gen Australians my Forbears are Proud Clovelly People.  My Grandfather was Jabez Cruse Ellis who came to Australia in 1877.  His Father was William Ellis born 1821 in clovelly and his mother was Anne Cruse

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