Skip to navigation Skip to content
Header One Header Two Header Three Header four

General Information

This page is for general local information, not necessarily specific to the Parish. If you have something you would like on here, please email


Blackdown Hills Online - a Parish Network site with lots of information about the wider area. 

Sandbags and flood protection

Residents wishing to use sandbags to help protect their property are required to source their own. They are of some benefit against flooding but should not be used as a first line of defence.

The National Flood Forum has details about insurance and guidance on protecting your property.

Information about flood protection products is available here:

There is guidance from the Environment Agency on how to use sandbags here: (pdf)


Interactive Bus Travel Map

Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon District Council website

MDDC Recycling :

Below is a table of links to our website about the new scheme which can hopefully help answer most questions residents have regarding the changes:

See this link for general info about recycling

The pages with FAQs on are as follows:



Blue caddy

Green box

Black box

Brown box

Devon County Council

Devon County Council Website

Below is a useful link to our webpages, which has helpful guidance about sorting your recycling boxes:

Mail Preference Service - No Junk Mail:

Reporting highways issues

Did you know that you can now report any Highways issues, such as potholes, blocked drains or ditches easily on-line? It only takes a couple of minutes, please use the link below:

Report a pothole - Roads and transport (


The Fostering Foundation is looking for fosterers in this area: click here for information.

Copyright (c) 2014 All rights reserved. Kentisbeare Parish Council | Privacy Policy

Website by Cosmic