It is with very great sadness that we have heard of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

It was in Devon as a young naval officer, training at Britannia Royal Naval College, that Prince Philip met and later married Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Not surprisingly therefore the County has been important to them both throughout their lives and they have visited us here many times.

We give thanks for a wonderful life. May he rest in peace.

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Kenton

by | January 25th, 2012

Saturday 2nd June. Kenton’s 50’s Night will be held in the Victory Hall. A concert with anthems and music from the 50’s, a supper with a 50’s slant and a 50’s style dance.

Sunday 3rd June. Kenton’s ‘Big Jubilee Lunch’ held on the Kenton Playing Field. Includes events organised by The Kenton Scouts and young people groups from the village. All sorts of competitions for all age groups.

 Monday 4th June. In conjunction with Powderham Castle, lighting of the Beacon at the Powderham Belverdere. Hog Roast, fireworks, torch light procession back to the village. 

The Church of All Saints are planning a Flower Festival over the weekend themed to the Diamond Jubilee.