RNLI fundraiser to be held in Budleigh Salterton and other news

07:00 24 November 2012

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Traders are donating prizes for the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton RNLI Fundraising Guild’s annual coffee morning today. Read this and more.

ANNEXE BID: Town planners have not backed plans to demolish a greenhouse and to convert and extend a garage to form a self contained annexe at Lyonesse, 12 Fore Street Hill, Budleigh Salterton.

They had concerns that the development would be over-development of the site, the plans would be detrimental to the conservation area and concerns were expressed over the stability of the land. The plans will now be considered by district planners.

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SALEM CHAPEL: East Budleigh’s festival of decorated Christmas trees takes place at Salem Chapel from Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2, from 2pm to to 5pm, except Sunday, when there will be a Christmas tree blessing at 4pm.

There will also be a children’s competition ‘find the sleeping mice’ in the chapel.

Kathy Moyle said: “Last year was such a success this will now be a yearly event. The number of trees have reallly grown, I have lost count”.

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WALL DEMOLITION BACKED: A bid to demolish and rebuild rear boundary wall adjacent to a listed building at 5 East Terrace, Budleigh Salterton, has thye support of town planners. The plans will now be considered by district plannners.

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CHOIR: The Gospel Choir from Sidmouth will be singing at St Peter’s Church in Budleigh Salterton on Monday, December 3 at 7.30pm in aid of Hospiscare.

Tickets are only £5 per person and will include a glass of mulled wine and mince pies.

All proceeds will go to the Budleigh Salterton and District Hospiscare Fund.

St Peter’s is a big church, so do tell your friends and neighbours about this event – the more the merrier, and all the better for Hospiscare.

Tickets are available from the Hospiscare Shop in the High St, the Community Shop in East Budleigh or from Rosemarie Davis 01395 445558.

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RNLI: Traders in Budleigh Salterton are donating prizes and supplies towards the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Fundraising Guild’s annual coffee morning today (Saturday, November 24).

The event is in the Public Hall from 10am to 12 noon.

Sponsored by Palmer Whitton & Laing, this year there will be an entry fee of 50p which includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.

There will be various stalls within the hall selling Christmas cards, calendars and presents. During the morning, there will be a prize draw with prizes donated by local retailers.

H. Carter & Sons, High Street Fruit & Veg, Staddons Garage, Card Shop Too, Budleigh Wines, Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, S.M.Prior & Son, Lloyds Pharmacy and the World of Country Life.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT: An application to build a two-storey extension onto 2 Keepers Cottages Castle Lane Budleigh Salterton has been submitted.

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