Celebration at the Beacon School and other news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 22 May 2013

(c) Erik Snyder

The Beacon School is holding a celebratory reunion service to mark its 150th anniversary. Read this and more.

SPECIAL CELEBRATION: The Beacon School is holding a celebratory reunion service to mark its 150th anniversary.

It takes place at Holy Trinity Church on Tuesday, May 21, at 6pm.

The Bishop of Crediton will be attending, and all present and past pupils, families and friends of the school are invited to go along.

The school will then be hosting a Victorian Street Fayre in its playground on Thursday, May 23, between 5pm and 7.30pm, at which a number of stalls and games will be available.


OPEN WATER: Swimmers can still sign up to the 4km challenge from Sidmouth to Ladram Bay that will boost the town’s lifeboat service and a prostate cancer charity. The event will take place on Sunday, June 16, and up to 80 people can take part.


FENCE: Plans have been submitted to build a new fence around Brixington Primary School.

Exmouth Town Council will now be consulted, before East Devon District Council decides on planning permission.


SCHOOL CHANGES: Planned alterations to Lady Seaward’s Primary School in Clyst St George have been approved by East Devon District Council. The plan is for new doors to be fitted, to stop draughts blowing through the school.


EXTENSION: Plans have been put forward for an extension and garage at Cedar Ridge in Higher Marley Road.

Exmouth Town Council will now be consulted before a district council ruling on the plans.

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