Here is the digital edition of the Parish Magazine for the month of May with lots of news and stories! Thank you to Kathi and Laurence and all of this month’s contributors. To view/download, please click here.Read More →

On this page, you’ll find a range of help and support information regarding COVID-19. We’ll keep this page updated. CPR, resuscitation and first aid in the community Please look at the information provided by the Resuscitation Council UK. Link provided here. Devon coronavirus emergency helpline We’ve launched a new emergency helpline to provide urgent support to vulnerable Devon residents who have been told by the NHS that they are at high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) because of underlying health conditions. If you have received an NHS extremely vulnerable letter, registered for support on the government website but you have not received a food delivery,Read More →

Cornworthy Allotments Update. Plotholders at Cornworthy Allotments are starting the eleventh growing season and we have full plot occupancy.   However, anyone from our local community who would like an allotment is very welcome to join the waiting list. The recent warm dry weather has been welcomed after such a long wet winter and preparing our plots ready for planting is the priority at the moment. This season also brings the worrying threat of the Covid 19 Virus and new guidelines provided by the South West Counties Allotments Association are in force at the allotments. These Guidelines are as follows: Plot holders to extend theirRead More →


Hello and welcome to the new look As some of you might have noticed, the old site was displaying a lot of errors and not working as it should. Fixing the problem would take a lot of time and money; it was therefore decided to create a new website, which could be up and running quickly, so that the Cornworthy community can be kept informed of news and events in the Parish during the current health crisis. We are continuing to work on the website and transferring content over from the old site bit by bit. We will be adding our supporters pages andRead More →

A number of like-minded Villagers in Cornworthy have been meeting  regularly since September 2019  to consider the formation of a club to expand sports facilities available in the village.  Their objectives have been defined both in terms of physical fitness and socialisation. An 11-person committee has been formed to pursue these matters. 51 people (half male, half female), sent in returns to a canvass of local opinion. Most requested facilities (taken that there is already a football pitch in situ) were a tennis court, followed by a Petanque/Boule pitch. These were followed by support for a netball court and a cricket net.  The committee concludedRead More →

Carol asks: I know you are all gardeners but can you help me get rid of the slugs that are in my kitchen. Only on the floor as I can see the silvery lines. This only happens at night and I rarely see them. My son and I have searched to find out where they are getting in but to no avail. I have a cat so have to be careful what I put down. He is shut in at night. Hope you can HELP!Read More →

Roy asks:I have a small veg patch in my garden. All going well except my parsnips, they are all forking. Please could you help? Answers we’ve received:Parsnips will often fork when fresh manure is added to the seed bed. Also stony soil can cause this to happen.Read More →