Don't miss a story sign up to Exmouth Journal's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Topsham litter pick next month and other news

07:00 15 February 2013

Archant

Topsham’s grand litter pick-up takes place next month, when volunteers meet at 10am on Saturday, March 9. Read this and more.

HOMEWARE SALE: An eclectic range of vintage, recycled and handmade homeware is on sale in Topsham every Friday, from 10am until 3pm, at St Nicholas church hall. Entry is free.

-----

OPEN MIC AND JAM: Musicians and singers of all ages and abilities are welcome to showcase their skills at Topsham’s Globe Malthouse’s open mic and jam sessions.

The next one will be held on Sunday, February 17. For more information, call Martin on 07917 771 651.

-----

SATURDAY MARKET: A host of stalls sell a variety of goods, including fresh produce, small antiques, curios, plants, toys and more, at Topsham’s Matthew’s Hall, every Saturday, from 8.30am to 1pm.

The weekly market boasts around 30 stalls. Entry is free.

-----

BIRDWATCHING EVENT: The latest St Margaret’s Church Birdwatching for Beginners event is taking place this Saturday.

The event, which is open to all, begins at Holman Way car park at 9am – not 10.30am, as was incorrectly stated in last week’s Journal.

From there, participants will walk to the nearby RSPB reserve for the birdwatching, before returning for coffee and cake at the church rooms at around 10.30am.

The event is free, but advanced booking by tomorrow lunchtime (Friday) is preferred, by calling David Byrne on 01392 758557.

-----

PRAYER DAY: Women’s World Day of Prayer is being celebrated in St Margaret’s Church on Friday, March 1, at 2.30pm.

The women of France have this year organised the world get-together women’s ecumenical service.

-----

RACE NIGHT: Topsham Bowling Club is holding a horse racing evening on Saturday (February 16).

An open pairs’ skittles competition is planned for Saturday, February 23, at 1pm. Those wishing to take part must sign in by 12.45pm.

-----

HISTORY BOOK: A book charting the history of Topsham has been reprinted and copies are available from the museum, priced £19.95.

Topsham: The Historic Port of Exeter features more than 250 archive photographs and aims to show the town as a “living, working town”.

-----

LITTER PICK: Topsham’s grand litter pick-up takes place next month, when volunteers meet at 10am on Saturday, March 9, to clear the recreation ground reed beds.

The clean-up starts at Halyards, heading north, and will take place whatever the weather. Volunteers are advised to wear boots and gloves.

0 comments

Other News Stories

12:51

South West Water has confirmed that 128 properties are currently without water in Withycombe.

Read more
12:30
Keith Darch,Sue Mills and Vincent Scott-Hatton at The launch of a JCB in Childrens Hospice South West colours. Ref exe 16-17TI 9990. Picture: Terry Ife

A digger is taking to the roads of the South West, with the aim of scooping up funds for a vital charity.

Read more
12:30
Strand Gardens at Christmas.

The future of Exmouth’s Christmas lights display looks to be secure for years to come, after a bid for cash to buy new lights was successful.

Read more
10:28

Some households in Withycombe are experiencing problems with their water supply this morning.

Read more
Volunteers and clients at the job club at the Glenorchy Church on Exeter Road. Ref exe 15-16SH 0488. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth church is putting what it preaches into practice.

Read more
11:23
Vicki Campbell

Tickets are on sale for the Lions Club of Sidmouth’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Saturday, May 14, at 8pm in Manor Pavilion Theatre.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
Albion Street, Exmouth.

Around 150 people turned out to have their say about the future of Exmouth, at the first consultation event for the town’s proposed Neighbourhood Plan.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
St Joseph's school new head of teaching and learning Nicola Taylor-Bashford (left) and new executive head teacher Rachel Pattison are pictured with some of their children this week. Ref exe 16-16SH 1270. Picture: Simon Horn

The new headteacher of St Joseph’s Primary School has vowed to ‘keep the ship sailing in the right direction’ after being appointed to the role.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:32
Juniper's winning photo of the pugs and her cavaliers.

An Exmouth business owner is celebrating winning a national daily pet picture competition.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:58
Laurie Willis let children have a hands on look at his Lightning McQueen car at Stowford Community Centre which he designed in memory of his son who died of sepsis. Ref shs 17-16AW 4856. Picture: Alex Walton

Lightning McQueen came to Sidmouth as part of a dad’s bid to raise awareness of the condition that suddenly killed his son.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications