Welcome to Kingsbridge Town Council

This is the website of Kingsbridge Town Council. 

The aim is to provide a website which is easy to use, clear and concise to read, and without frills – just good, solid, useful information about the town council’s business.

To find out the DECISIONS made by the town council please read the various minutes from council and committee meetings and scroll down this home page for LATEST NEWS items.  

We hope you enjoy this website and discover what you were looking for. If you didn’t – then please tell us – we are here to provide a service, to inform, and support you. 

With our very best regards, the members and staff of Kingsbridge Town Council.



Kingsbridge Tranquillity Trail - an oasis of calm amidst the hustle and bustle.

Question: What do Bradford, San Francisco and (yes you've guessed it) Kingsbridge have in common? They are the first communities in the world to introduce Tranquillity Trails.

Click here for further information 

And here for the leaflet


 


Press Release – Friday 30 September 2016

 Kingsbridge Trim Trail video

 

Wednesday September 21st was no ordinary day for Year 12 media students of Kingsbridge

Community College. They were tasked with the challenge of producing a professional video for

Kingsbridge Town Council promoting the town's very own award winning "Trim Trail".

The enthusiastic students learned much from the day through having the opportunity to connect

with a professional video company and experiment with professional techniques and equipment.

They were able to broaden their technical scope and ability as well as learning first-hand how best

to coach interviewees. The students also used the exercise equipment with much vigour,

demonstrating sound British Heart Foundation advice to exercise at a level which leaves you warm,

working hard but still able to speak!

 

Jonathan Snell, Teacher of ICT and Media at KCC said,

"We are very grateful to the town council for providing us with a real life brief for the students to

work towards and also very grateful to Jack from 'The Really Good Media Company' who was just

absolutely fantastic and a real inspiration to our students. But most of all we were extremely proud

of our students who operated in a very professional way and created some fantastic footage for the

Town Council. This was a great way for students to learn about the media industry and I look

forward to the final videos being used in our community to raise the profile of 'Trim Trail'.

The video should be out shortly, so watch your Gazette and the Town Council website for news of

its release!

 

Meanwhile, if you are keen to have a go yourself, a useful instructional booklet on how to use and

enjoy "Trim Trail" is available for £1 at Kingsbridge Town Council, Kingsbridge Information Centre

or Cafe Decks Recreational Ground.



 

KINGSBRIDGE HIGH TIDE TABLE

 

MAY – DECEMBER 2016

POTENTIAL FLOODING

in Quay area: Bridge Street, Duke Street, The Promenade, Quay Lane, Prince of Wales Road, Mill Street and Devon Square

Friday 6 May

Saturday 7 May

Sunday 8 May

Monday 9 May

0450-0620 and 1720-1850

0540-0710 and 1800-1930

0630-0800 and 1850-2020

0710-0840 and 1930-2100

Monday 6 June

Tuesday 7 June

0610-0740 and 1830-2000

0700-0830 and 1915-2045

Tuesday 5 July

Wednesday 6 July

0600-0730 and 1815-1945

0645-0815 and 1900-2030

Wednesday 3 August

Thursday 4 August

0550-0720 and 1800-1930

0630-0800 and 1840-2010

Friday 16 September

Saturday 17 September

Sunday 18 September

Monday 19 September

Tuesday 20 September

1715-1845

0545-0715 and 1800-1930

0620-0750 and 1835-2005

0700-0830 and 1915-2045

0730-0900 and 2000-2130

Saturday 15 October

Sunday 16 October

Monday 17 October

Tuesday 18 October

Wednesday 19 October

1650-1820

0515-0645 and 1730-1900

0600-0730 and 1815-1945

0640-0810 and 1900-2030

0710-0840 and 1940-2110

Monday 14 November

Tuesday 15 November

Wednesday 16 November

Thursday 17 November

0450-0620 and 1715-1845

0540-0710 and 1800-1930

0620-0750 and 1845-2015

0700-0830

Wednesday 14 December

Thursday 15 December

Friday 16 December

Saturday 17 December

0520-0650 and 1745-1915

0610-0740 and 1830-2000

0700-0830 and 1920-2050

0730-0900

 



 


 

 

KINGSBRIDGE CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2016

 

Phyllis Angliss

 

                                         

 

Phyliss Angliss is the winner of Kingsbridge Citizen of the Year 2016 sponsored by Kingsbridge Town Council.  The award recognises the outstanding contribution of the work of people in the local community and this is the 13th year in which the competition has taken place.

Where do we start with Phyliss’ community endeavours? Well here goes….

During her earlier years Phyllis was engaged in various business activities including working for the BBC and was the chief technician in the Ophthalmic Department of City University, London. She has been an active participant in the Scientific Exploration Society and her varied contributions were recognised when she was made an Honorary Life Vice President along with other notable people such as Sir Ranulph Fiennes.  In 1984 she moved to Devon and managed an Ophthalmic practice in Kingsbridge and her support of the area began.

For many years she has sat on the Inland Revenue Tax Commission as an unpaid member. Recently, she created local history by becoming the first female member of the Kingsbridge Rotary Club. Approximately 21 years ago she became involved with the South Hams Talking Newspaper for the Blind and partially sighted and for the last 14 years she has been its secretary and co-ordinator. This charity supports approximately 160 blind or partially sighted people in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth and Ivybridge. She has set high standards in the recording of her work and her efforts have been gratefully acknowledged by the membership over the years. She maintains the rotas for the technicians and readers and supervises the multi-copying of tapes. She is in regular contact with her listeners and her concern for their welfare goes well beyond that of just being the co-ordinator with visits to the more vulnerable and makes representations on their behalf with statutory organisations when the need arises.

In addition to the Talking Newspaper, Phyliss also organises a weekly Talking Magazine completely on her own. She is assiduous in her research and produces a varied and most interesting magazine for the members, much of which is copied elsewhere by other Talking Newspaper organisations! This takes up a lot of her time each week – to do this week in, week out, requires absolute dedication, total commitment and huge reserves of energy. The Talking Newspaper is currently preparing to step-up to digitalised recording which she is embracing with her usual enthusiasm and knowledge. All of this and a red duffle coat too!