Baxter Hall in Petrockstowe is to get a fire alarm thanks to Devon County Council's Torridge County Committee. The eight county committees have budgets from which committee members can allocate grants to local community groups or projects which will make

Baxter Hall in Petrockstowe is to get a fire alarm thanks to Devon County Council's Torridge County Committee.The eight county committees have budgets from which committee members can allocate grants to local community groups or projects which will make a big difference to people's lives, in line with the Council's Strategic Plan. The proposal to contribute towards the cost of the alarm system was put forward by County Councillor for Torrington Rural John Rawlinson.Cllr Rawlinson said: "I am pleased to help ensure that Petrockstowe Village Hall is safe for the public to use. It is essential that village halls have the benefit of modern equipment so they can be used by all members of the community.