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Welcome to Uplyme Parish Council’s website

Our Mission Statement:

“Uplyme Parish Council is committed to being a council with a vision to create a vibrant and spirited inclusive community in Uplyme, whilst keeping its traditional values”.

Uplyme is a large rural parish in east Devon, England and lies in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is in a hollow formed by four valleys and a short stretch of coast; the latter being part of the Jurassic Coast and a World Heritage Site.

Historically, Uplyme dates back to pre-Roman times and later the village witnessed stages of the Civil War and the Monmouth rebellion. Judge Jeffreys is said to have tried the Duke’s followers at Court Hall Farm. Mention is also made of Uplyme in the Domesday Book.

Access to Information

We have already incorporated an archive of the Parish Council minutes from meetings January 2011 onwards and will continue to upload the latest dates and minutes from all the Parish Council meetings onto this site.

We will use the News and Events column to keep you informed about local information and other items which we think are important for you to know. The column will also carry details about what’s happening in the area and we encourage the organisers of events to let us know, using the contact form, so we can provide further publicity for your activities.

Who are we?

For a detailed list of all current members, please visit the councillors page.

What Do the Parish Council Do?

• The Parish Council regularly meet to discuss local issues
• Support and encourage ongoing community engagement initiatives
• Maintain devolved assets at a local level
• Support the economic diversity and prosperity of the village
• Review planning applications and make comment as appropriate


Please use the online crime reporting form on the link below to report a crime and in an emergency call 999

For information and advice on Hate Crime please visit the Hate Crime section in an emergency call 999

To tell us you have found or lost property please visit the Lost and found property pages

To report a dog or parking issues please visit your local authority website. To report excessive noise visit your local authority Environmental Health Office.

Axminster Newsletter February 2021

Uplyme Neighbourhood Plan

Welcome to the Uplyme Neighbourhood Plan!

Neighbourhood Development Plans were introduced by the 2011 Localism Act, to give local people more say about the scale and nature of development in their area, within the context of both strategic planning policy in the National Planning Policy Framework 2012, and local plans – in our case, the adopted East Devon Local Plan 2013-2031.
The Uplyme Neighbourhood Plan relates to the whole of the Parish and includes a wide range of topics: housing, employment, community facilities, transport, and the built and natural environment. The Plan will run until 2031 to coincide with the end date of the Local Plan, but may need to be reviewed before then.
The Plan has been drafted by local people in the Uplyme Neighbourhood Plan Group, following extensive community consultation and engagement over a period of years, followed by an examination by an independent Planning Inspector.
We believe that the plan represents a broad consensus of local opinion.

If you would like to download the full PDF version, click here…

Uplyme Parish Council Playground

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Uplyme playground is now open, please take care and keep safe, especially during the new pandemic safety measures.

New safety notices have been placed at the site to give advice on how to use the site and equipment during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please adhere to the safety measures and enjoy the facilities.

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