Church parking plan approved and more news

Plans to build a new car park at Holy Cross Catholic Church have been approved by the city council. Read this and more.

HOLY CROSS CAR PARK: Plans to build a new car park at Holy Cross Catholic Church have been approved by the city council.

The plan will see four new parking spaces created by paving over a garden area.


TRESILLIAN EXTENSIONS: Plans have been submitted to extend a house in Topsham.

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The owners of 3 Tresillian Cottages want to build a two storey extension to the north east of the property and a one-storey extension to the south east of the property. The plans will now be considered by the city council.


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FESTIVE MARKET: Topsham Museum is organising a Christmas Market.

It takes place at Matthews Hall on November 17, between 10am and noon.

Christmas presents, books, cakes and produce will be available. Admission is �2, including coffee and mince pie.


CUPCAKE MASTERCLASS: A Christmas Cupcake Masterclass is being held at Dart’s Farm.

It is being given by Kate Shirazi from Cakeadoodledo, and guests will get the chance to see cupcake-making techniques in action, before trying them out for themselves and tasting the results.

The event takes place at the farm’s Estuary Room on November 19, between 9.30am and 12.30pm and between 2pm and 5pm.

Tickets cost �45, including 16 cupcakes to take home, and must be booked in advance by calling (01392) 878209, going online to, or visiting the farm in person.


ALL-YEAR COLOUR: Green-fingered Topsham people will want to attend the latest talk and plant sale hosted by the Topsham Allotments and Gardens Society.

‘12 Months of Colour In Your Garden’ is being given by Neil Lovesey of the Picket Lane Nursery in Broadwindsor.

It takes place at the Matthews Hall Council Chamber on November 17, at 7.30pm. Admission costs �2 for members, �3 for non members.

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