Primary School Heritage Trail 2021

Places of interest around Bishopsteignton       The community centre The community centre used to be a school.The oldest part of the building is from 1850.It has high windows a tiled roof and big old fashioned doors that look like church doors.It’s...

Commemorating the WWI Centenary

The Remembrance Service There was standing room only  on Sunday November 11th, 2018 in St John’s Parish church, Bishopsteignton, as the community of villagers, parents and children processed along the moving Road of Remembrance to come together to mark the...

Twinning – La Roche Maurice

The sign is evident as you approach and leave the village. There is even a special walkway named after them as you head towards Teignmouth. So where is La Roche Maurice and how and why did the twinning connection start with Bishopsteignton?   How did it start?...

La Roche Maurice in World War Two

Overview The strategic site of La Roche-Maurice in Brittany explains the presence of French Alpine hunters in April 1940, then briefly English troops who were replaced during the Invasion of 1940 by German troops, as well as White Russians (in fact Georgians) of the...