23rd February 2021Patrick Hamilton of the OVA's Natural Environment group has produced a comprehensive report outling the work carried out to eradicate Himalyan
21st December 2020When I sent my news sheet out in October, I hadn’t really planned on writing another, but thought that I would update you on a few subjects which seem relevant, if only to let you know that we are still here.
10th November 2020The OVA has been involved since the inception of this project and is a member of the Technical Streeing Group, trying to give a local flavour to the proposals.
3rd November 2020The government is proposing very significant, and controversial, changes to the current planning system for housing development. There have been two public consultations, both similar in content, and the OVA has responded to both of them.
27th August 2020Our programme of local walks from September onwards will comprise a walk leader who decides the group size and a maximum of 11 walkers.
1st June 2020As you will be aware all of the OVA's activities are currently suspended. As soon as we are allowed to start meeting in groups and our events can recommence we will advise you via an e-mail and publish details on this web site.
20th April 2020Budleigh Salterton Town Council have produced a list of businesses providing essential services locally.
18th March 2020Following government advice, it behoves us to comply. The following events which we normally run will be cancelled, although some may be rescheduled for a later date. Also cancelled our involvement in other organisations' events which we normally support.