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  Boat Stories is a series of short films, produced by Jo Stewart-Smith, about life on and around the water in North Devon.  Fishing for Clovelly herring is the latest; a scenic and moving short film.  To view, click on

  HRH The Princess Royal visited Clovelly on the 6th May to open the beautifully restored Jubilee Fountain in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Local dignitaries, the sculptor of the fountain plaques and inscription, Joe Hemming, and veteran actor and Clovelly resident, Joss Ackland were all presented to the Princess. In her address, the Princess royal said: “Thank you for this – to celebrate Her Majesty’s jubilee in this lovely space. This is a really nice idea. ... more

The owner of Clovelly, The Hon. John Rous DL, was sworn in as High Sheriff of Devon at All Saints Church, Clovelly on the 27th March.  His term of office will last 12 months and he succeeds Mr. John Albert Thomas Lee OBE. The Hon. John Rous DL read the formal Declaration of Office, then signed the same and Mrs. Judith Kauntze JP, Chairwoman of the N. and E. Devon Magistrates’ Association, witnessed the Declaration. The new High Sheriff then appointed his Under Sheriff, Mr. Simon Barnett ,  his... more