Rattery Parish Events and Information

Fun quiz
The tickets are ready for you to buy to come for a Warming Glass of Mulled Wine and a Yummy Mince Pie - and also of course some brain exercises to take part in the 'Fun Quiz'

Set aside Saturday 9th December to come and join us, doors open at 7.00pm - Quiz to start at 7.30pm

Please get in touch for tickets, we can always keep them back for you and you pay at the door - we will also have them to sell at the food counter in the Post Office on a Tuesday. For more information email

Totnes YFC Charity Log Chop
Proceeds to The Rowcroft Hospice & The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
£65 for a pick up load of logs
Delivery – Sunday 10th December
Free Delivery within 15 Miles of Totnes – Any Further & Delivery Charges Can Be Discussed
For further information or to place an order – Jordan – 07532 184474 or Tom – 07412 282624

Christmas Events St. Mary's Church Rattery

‘Journey to Bethlehem’
Carol Service
Sunday 10th December 2017
All ages and all backgrounds welcome.

Light refreshments afterwards


Carol Singing around the village 6.30pm from outside the Church House Inn Thursday 21 December 2017.

PCC Treasurer - St. Mary's Church Rattery

Would you like to contribute to the village church?
We require someone to bank money, deal with a few cheques, claim gift aid and keep the accounts up to date on an excel spreadsheet for the auditor at the end of the year. Help would be available from Ian Samuel the treasurer at the moment and also Harriet Brooks-Brownlie the church-warden. The job description is below.




  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Allocation of income and expenses to restricted and non-restricted funds.
  • Monthly counting of and banking of collections.
  • Monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Allocation of gift aid to personal totals
  • Banking of sundry income
  • Payment of fees to Diocese of Exeter
  • Submission of claims to HMRC for Gift Aid and Gift Aid small claims
  • Updating investment account
  • Consideration of best use of reserves
  • Dealing with sundry expenses (dual signatures)
  • Submission of annual return to The Diocese Of Exeter
  • Attending and reporting at P.C.C. meetings.
  • Encouraging more Parish Giving

If you are interested please contact Ian Samuel - telephone 07940 372954

Rattery Village Hall - September - December

Pilates will be starting on Monday 4 September at 10.00 am in Rattery village hall.

If anyone has not booked and would like to join the class please contact Annita  telephone 07773 645748    or email

Ceramic Coaster by Jane Wellans
This is a picture of the ceramic coaster which Jane Wellans from South Brent made for the twinning group. If anyone would like coasters made to this design - at around £9.00 each - please telephone Ian Samuel 07940 372954 or email

Dry Bridge Replacement

Click to see slide show of bridge opening on Saturday 16 May 2015

Handmade Greetings Cards
Available from local artist. £2.50 a card or 5 for £10. Illustrated by prints of the artist's watercolour and mixed media paintings or photographs of local scenes, and her unique poetry. Commissions for your special  occasions welcome. Call Steph on  01364 644978,or find them on sale at the village hall on Tuesday mornings 10-11.30. Also available on Etsy.

Help for homeowners, landlords and park home owners from South Hams District Council!
South Hams District Council, in partnership with not-for-profit organisation Wessex Home Improvement Loans, may be able to provide homeowners, park home owners and landlords with subsidised finance to carry out essential repair works to their homes. Works are assessed by the council and include boiler repair, replacement or heating installation, damp repair, structural works including roof/thatch repair, electrical and plumbing works, rotten windows replacement, or upgrades to bathrooms and kitchens over 15 years old and in need of repair.    Eligibility is wide to include people who own their own homes who may have savings and/or an income but who wouldn’t be able to afford repairs or access finance elsewhere.  Call South Hams District Council on 01803 861234 for more information or visit website