Summer 2009

John Fancy: 1913-2008

John the great old gentleman of Slapton has died at the grand age of 95. His death was peaceful after a short downturn in health at Torbay hospital.

He will be sadly missed.

Queens Arms Slapton

The Queens Arms & The Tower Inn

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Tower Inn Slapton

Sherman Tank
A website dedicated to the tragedy of Exercise Tiger, and to Ken Small who tirelessly campaigned to recover a 32 ton Sherman tank lost in the exercise.                    Opens in new window.
Have a holiday with a difference - 2008
The Field Studies Centre offer a wide range of courses for all with accommodation. See the more interesting aspects of nature, discover Devon's wildlife, learn how to photograph it or even paint it, enjoy the countryside and much more.
Broadband Internet Access at the Village Shop
Keep in touch whilst on holiday and don't miss out on those important E-mails
Walking in Devon
Do you like walking? Take a look at some of the great places and views you can take in whilst enjoying a leisurely stroll through the Devon countryside             
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Slapton Horticultural Show
On the second Saturday every August, Slapton villagers show off their best food produce. Local growers compete with each other and turn out some amazing vegetables and flowers - take a look at last years show.
Local History
There are three Slaptons in England; one in Northamptonshire, another in Buckinghamshire and this one in the South Hams of South Devon. what's special about this one?
Slapton Parish News
he first Monday of every month our Parish Council meet to discuss all aspects of maintaining and organising official events and business that affect the community - Most recent Minutes.

Also click here for the -> Devon County Council News Centre

Heard about Bunker Hill?
Christening, on February 10, 1633/34 in the parish church of Slapton, Devonshire, England - James Bunker.
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Slapton News Archives - When did that happen?
Perhaps you missed it or maybe you would like to read it again - as new items appear above then the older ones will end up here.
Slapton Diary of forthcoming events - village Hall unless stated otherwise
Monday 1 - 5 pm Post Office (except Bank holidays)
7.30 pm Parish Council (1st Monday only)
7.30 pm Badminton for all
Tuesday Bowls
Wednesday 7:30 pm Whist & Euchre drive  (1st & 3rd Wednesdays Euchre rules)
Thursday 9 am - 1 pm Post Office
11 - 12 noon Keep Fit
2.15 pm Doctor's Surgery
Friday 7 - 10 pm Bowls  
Saturday 7.30 pm Ballroom Dancing (2nd & 4th Saturdays)