Christmas concert in Topsham for organ club and more news

The Christmas concert by Exeter Electronic Organ Club is being held in Topsham. Read this and more.

OCCUPANTS UNINJURED: Fire engines were called to a car accident in Clyst St Mary following reports a person was trapped.

Crews from Topsham and Middlemoor responded to the incident near the Cat and Fiddle pub, which left the car in a ditch with smoke reportedly coming from the engine.

When the Middlemoor crew reached the scene, they discovered that the car’s occupants were free and uninjured, and there was no fire, so the Topsham crew was not required.


SCHOOL BAZAAR: The Topsham School is holding its Christmas Bazaar.

It takes place at the school next Friday, December 2, between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

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A range of games, stalls and refreshments will be available, along with Santa’s Grotto and a raffle.


ORGAN CONCERT: The Christmas concert by Exeter Electronic Organ Club is being held in Topsham.

Japanese organist Chiho Sunamoto will be performing at Matthews Hall next Thursday, December 1.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.45pm start. Admission for non members are available on the door, and cost �6.


PARKING PLANS: Plans have been put forward to create six new parking spaces at the former Royal Navy store depot in Topsham Road.

The scheme will now be considered by the city council.


EXTENSION: Plans to extend a Topsham home have been approved by Exeter City Council.

The owners of 6 The Mede applied to build a ground floor extension on the north west, south west, and south east elevations of the property.


OTTER TRIP: A Topsham charity, the Estuary League of Friends, is holding a sightseeing trip to Otter Nurseries.

The trip takes place on November 30 and costs �10. To book a place, visit the charity’s shop or go to


NEW CHAPTER: A Topsham bookshop has changed its name.

The shop at 27 Fore Street, formerly known as Joel Segal Books, is now known as the Topsham Bookshop. It will by run by Lily Neal, after she and Joel Segal agreed to terminate their partnership.

Joel Segal will continue to trade under the name Joel Segal Books from The Caf�, at 76 Fore Street, and from his website,