Here's the latest news from Sampford Courtenay and our surroundings. This is also the place to highlight local issues.

Customers are being fined for being unable to leave supermarket car parks in Okehampton because of traffic gridlock. 
DVDs of Oliver! are now available for £5; phone 01837 89168. Click for details of auditions for Happy Ever After, the new ANTS panto.
Another year, another fantastic show! You'll find a few snaps in the Gallery.
The new Sampford Courtenay calendar is priced at £6. Pick up your copy from the New Inn, Rosemary Lowe (01837 851248) or Nicky Courage (01837 880300).
A major survey is asking businesses in rural areas for their views on the use of digital technology. Deadline: 8 September 2017.

Ever thought about starting your own business? A four-day course starting on 12 September is free to eligible participants.
Summer is often the time to buy low-cost heating oil. Find out more about the Devon Oil Collective, which aims to save you money all year round.
John Palmer has finished his mammoth cycle ride around the coast of Ireland. Click the heading for his very entertaining account of the trip.
The road into North Tawton has become even more dangerous according to local residents. A 60mph speed limit means that an accident is waiting to happen.