Britain in Bloom 2019, by Ellie Jarvis

Following on from their success in last year’s regional and national Britain in Bloom competitions, the Clovelly Community Gardening Group, headed by Su Maddocks, have extra special plans for their 2019 project.  They aim to fill the heart of the village with hundreds of beautiful flowers, with an emphasis on sustainable planting. But Clovelly is unlike any other village, its steep landscape and access means that gardening is a major

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Visitors to Clovelly Harbour, by Stephen Perham, Harbour Master

Harbour maintenance revealed a cannon The sleepy harbour of Clovelly occasionally receives the out of the ordinary visitor.  Fred Partridge and his swing shovel made a very welcome appearance early in the spring to help the Harbour Master replace some of the wooden piles that help protect both the Quay wall and the boats that lay alongside.  It is essential maintenance that we try and keep on top of every

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‘Harbour Master Sailing Challenge’ by Stephen Perham, Clovelly Harbour Master

While on passage to Clovelly the yacht “Good Dog”, a Nauticat 34, overheard a vessel in trouble talking with the coastguard about the possible need for a lifeboat. Skipper Mark Ashley-Miller was in sight of the vessel so turned the “Good Dog” around and gave the vessel a tow to the safety of the harbour. Mark had set out from Dartmouth on March 29th on a 2 year voyage to

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