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Police warning after car park thefts on Woodbury Common and other news

07:00 01 November 2012

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Police are warning people visiting a Woodbury beauty spot not to leave valuables on display in parked cars. Read this and more.

CHORISTER FOR A DAY: Exeter Cathedral is inviting boys and girls aged between seven and nine to try being a chorister for a day.

The ‘taster’ day on Saturday, November 17, will give youngsters the chance to quiz current choristers, look behind the scenes and join in activities around the cathedral.

The highlight will be the opportunity to sing Evensong with the cathedral choir in the afternoon. There will also be activities for parents on offer throughout the day.

The date for the next voice trials for those interested in auditioning for the choir is February 5, 2013.

No previous experience of singing is required for the taster day, says the cathedral’s director of music, Andrew Millington.

For more details about the day see or contact Lucy Lewis on 01392 255298 or via email


KEEP IT CLOSE: Police are warning people visiting a Woodbury beauty spot not to leave valuables on display in parked cars.

The message comes after two vehicles were broken into while parked at the Four Firs car park, where handbags and their contents were taken.

Police are appealing for witnesses and are keen to hear from anyone with information about the crimes.

Contact police community support officer Donna Baker on 101.


AGREED: Plans to extend a Withycombe home have been approved by East Devon District Council. The plan is for a single-storey front extension at 31 Travershes Close.


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