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Volunteer drives needed for charity in Budleigh and other news

07:00 24 October 2012


Budleigh Salterton and District Hospiscare are looking for volunteer drivers. Read this and more.

SALEM ACTORS: A group of actors from East Budleigh are performing at the Cygnet Theatre, in Exeter, on Friday, October 26.

The Salem Players, which formed in 2009 and meet at the village’s Salem Chapel, are performing a show, Changing Times, where the company will team up with singing group Nota Rioty, whose songs reflect the actors’ work.

Hilary Ackland, Salem Players’ director, said: “In January, the beginning of each year, we engage in writing workshops developing material together for performance.

“The emphasis is on poetry, short stories and monologues within a theme. We believe in exploring ideas through entertaining our audiences.

“Serious poems to make you think are interspersed with humorous stories and thoughtful monologues.”

For ticket prices, or to book, call the box office on 01392 277189 or visit:


RELIEF: Trustees for East Budleigh with Bicton Relief in Need Charity are asking for needy residents to come forward.

They want to know of any person or housholds who are in need, hardship or distress and who have no access to state relief.

If you are in trouble or know of anyone needing help contact the Rev Anne Charlton on 01395 444276.


EXTENSION: The owners of Orchard Hollow, Yettington have lodged a planning application to build a rear extension and build a pitched roof over the porch.


DEVON VOICES: The Devon Voices Christmas carol concert, directed, by Christopher Teuten, will be on Friday, December 14 in East Budleigh Church.


JUBILEE FIELD: Police have reported that antisocial behaviour in Budleigh Salterton throughout the summer months and school holidays was minimal, with no reported problems at Jubilee Field.


APPROVED: District planners have rubberstamped plans for a pitched roof over existing flat roof, erection of garden room extension and retention of a car port at 3 Westbourne Terrace Budleigh Salterton.


HOSPISCARE: Budleigh Salterton and District Hospiscare are looking for volunteer drivers to take patients to hospital appointments.

Contact or phone 01395 443629.


POLICE STATION: Budleigh police are aiming to open the station in Fore Street to the public every month.

The station will be open once a month and dates and times will be put in the window of the station.


EDITOR NEEDED: Chris Parrish, the editor of the St Peter’s magazine, is standing down at Christmas - and a new editor is needed.

There are discussions about improving the magazine by adding colour and some more pictures.

Contact David bond on 013945 443385 or Pat Rogers on 01395 446304.


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