Adrian Lea

LATE NIGHT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Congratulations to Adrian Lea (Batman) from the Curious Otter Bookshop for winning the Phyllis Baxter award in the 'best dressed shop assistant' competition.

The judging took place during the evening of the Late Night Christmas Shopping.  Well done.....Superhero! 

 

THE TOUR OF BRITAIN SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION

On the day where the town was buzzing with visitors, the Mayor, Paul Bartlett judged and presented the Shop Window Competition for the Tour of Britain where the winners were: 

Best Shop Window: The Pine Store

Best Eatery Window: Tickety-Boo

Best Service Business Window: EM&F Group Ltd

Each one received a prize of a one month unlimited membership voucher donated by LED Ottery so thanks to them and congratulations to them all for their dedication and efforts.


 Tour of Britain

Touur of Britain 

 
Best Eatery Window: Tickety-Boo

Best Eatery Window: Tickety-Boo 

Best Shop Window: The Pine Store 

 Best Shop Window: The Pine Store

Best Service Business Window: EM&F Group Ltd
Best Service Business Window: EM&F Group Ltd

RICHARD COLEY AWARDED CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2018

 

 RICHARD COLEY AWARDED CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2018

Congratulations to Richard who was the worthy winner of this award, as unanimously voted for by the parishioners of Ottery St Mary.

Having held the role of Chair for the Pixie Day Committee for fourty years, Richard has also been involved in raising funds for Scouts, Guides, Cubs and Brownies as well as other community initiatives such as bell ringing at the church and fundraising for Bicton Overseas Agricultural Trust.

Each year, he has also organised the community Christmas tree outside the library and been involved with the tradition of 'carols around the tree' and providing refreshments for some considerable time.

The 2017/18 Mayor of Ottery St Mary, Glyn Dobson presented Richard with a shield and a beautiful specially created certificate.
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 INFORMATION CENTRE

The local Information Centre's opening hours are:

Monday 10am - 1pm

Wednesday 10am - 1pm

Friday 10am - 1pm
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   Flooding Information for Devon

To find out whether there are flood warnings in your area please click on the link below:
http://apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/31618.aspx
If you need any further information you can contact the Incident Communication Service on 0845 850 3518 (Emergency services and external partners).

SAND BAGS: HOW TO GET THEM AND HOW TO USE THEM

If you are at risk of flooding, don’t wait until it is too late to act.
Ottery St Mary Town Council has a limited supply of bags from East Devon DC. You can collect them from the Town Council offices during normal office hours (Monday to Friday, between 10.00am and 1.00pm). You will need to use your own sand.
Sandbags offer some protection by keeping water out for short periods when used together with plastic sheeting and garden soil can be used in emergencies as a substitute for sand.
There’s lots of helpful advice about using sand bags available from the Environment Agency

West Hill Parish Council

From 1st April 2017, a new Parish Council for West Hill came into effect and therefore West Hill is no longer part of the Parish of Ottery St Mary.

Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice service operates at Ottery Station, Mill St, OSM, EX11 1AH. Times as shown below:

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm on 1st Thursday of every month

For further details please see the Community Information & Events page

Footpath/Cycle Way

The Council has been working hard to achieve a new Footpath/Cycle path from Butts Road to Otter Nurseries. We hope to achieve this in due course.