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Blog by Ellie Jarvis: If you visit Clovelly during the month of July you’ll discover yarn-bombed* areas of our picturesque fishing village, with knitted donkeys, seaside garlands, pom-poms, crocheted ‘cobble-cosies’ plus much more!  Co-ordinated by Clovelly Silk in conjunction with Clovelly Community Gardening Group, this will be the second time that Clovelly has been yarn bombed, with the help of people from all over the UK and abroad who are donating beautiful yarn samples. I recently shared... more

It had been a blustery day. Cold winds settling in from the harsh North West had filled the bay with a scattering of wild white horses; boats remained within the shelter of the pier unable to tend to their lobster pots or possible passengers. As the early evening spread I settled down to read through an archived newspaper article concerning the fleeing from bankruptcy of Rowland Stephenson, a distinguished member of parliament, who had landed at Clovelly on the 31st of December in 1829 aboard... more

A 73 year old man in a coach party deviated off the main street to enter a cottage garden thinking he could make his way down the cliff from there.  As he progressed he then became entangled in brambles and shouted for help.  The rescue started from the garden with locals, Tommy and Stephen Perham holding a rope for Adam Beani and Algis to climb down and cut him free. The coach party guide had informed them that the man was sadly suffering from an onset of dementia.  Robson Green (who was... more

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