Topjam planned for Topsham hotel and other news

07:00 09 September 2012

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The latest Topjam music evening is being held at the Globe Hotel Malthouse. Read this and more.

REAR EXTENSION: The owners of a Topsham home have applied to extend it.

The plan is to build a rear extension at 32 Newcourt Road.

Exeter City Council will now rule on the plans.


COMMUTER SANDWICHES: Devon in Sight’s morning café service has launched a new lunch offer.

Zoe’s Café, based at the charity’s Station House resource centre, is open between 7.30am and 9.30am – ideal for rail users – with the profits going to the charity.

And now, it will make commuters the sandwich of their choice in advance, to collect for just £1.

Volunteer Zoe Harden-England said: “If you want me to make you a sandwich for you to take to work in the morning, all you have to do is email or call us before 4pm the day before and I’ll prepare a tasty treat ready for you to pick up.

“At the moment we’ve got a choice of paté and cucumber, tuna mayonnaise, egg mayonnaise, and cheese and pickle fillings – all for just £1.”

To order sandwiches, email or call 01392 878802.


TOPJAM: The latest Topjam music evening is being held at the Globe Hotel Malthouse.

It will feature an open mic and jam session, and takes place on September 16 between 6pm and 10pm.


FLORIDA BIRDS: A talk on birding in South Florida is being hosted by the Topsham Birdwatching and Naturalist Society.

It is being given by Charlie Fleming, and takes place at Matthews Hall on September 14 at 7.30pm.

Admission is free for members, £3 for non-members.


SERVICES’ MEMORIAL: A new memorial to servicemen from Exeter who have died during active service since World War Two is to be unveiled.

The memorial, in Northernhay Gardens, will be unveiled on September 10 at 10.30am, by Lord Mayor of Exeter and Topsham councillor Rob Newby, and Air Chief Marshall Sir Stuart Peach.

It will be inscribed with the names of the 10 Exeter servicemen who have lost their lives in conflicts overseas, including those in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan, and will complement the existing War Memorial, which was unveiled in 1923.

Councillor Newby said: “As a city, we already honour our dead from the two Great Wars, and it is fitting that we honour those who have fallen since 1945. This memorial allows us to do just that.”


AWARD-WINNING FOLK: Topsham Folk Club is hosting its latest concert.

It will feature Tim Edey and Brendan Power, who were voted best duo at the 2012 BBC folk awards.

They will be performing at Matthews Hall on September 16 at 8pm.

Tickets will cost £8.


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