Plans to modify a house in Woodbury approved and other news

PUBLISHED: 18:30 19 August 2012

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Plans to modify a house in Woodbury have been approved by East Devon District Council. Read this and more.

HAIR APPARENT: A Devon charity is offering a new service to people who have lost their hair through cancer treatment.

Heather’s Hair, offered by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, supplies hair weaves attached to alice bands and sweat bands, which can then be worn in conjunction with hats by cancer and alopecia sufferers. For more information, visit www.volunteeratrsvpdevon.org, or contact East Devon organiser Howard Witts on 01395 273692.

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EXTENSION: Plans to modify a house in Woodbury have been approved by East Devon District Council.

The plan is for a single-storey extension at Prospect House in Parsonage Way to be demolished and replaced with a two-storey extension and porch.

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BOOK APPEAL: An Exeter-based supermarket is selling second hand books to raise funds for a charity which sends people of all ages with severe disabilities and illnesses on holidays and trips to Exmouth.

Sainsbury’s Pinhoe has chosen the Dream-A-Way charity as its charity of the year and is holding a book bring-and-buy event this month. You can drop off unwanted books at the store then go along on Monday, August 13 and buy a book.

The charity’s chairman Jeff Merrett said: “We are delighted to have such great support from all the team at Sainsbury’s Pinhoe and think that this is a great idea which helps to recycle the books we have finished with.

“The more books donated, the more money raised for Dream-A-Way.”

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