Crime writer to speak to Exmouth U3A and more news

The second meeting of the Exmouth and District U3A will have BBC TV newsman Simon Hall, a crime writer, as the meeting’s speaker. Read this and more.

INTERNATIONAL DAY: An event for the Women’s World Day of Prayer is being held at Tower Street Methodist Church.

The international day takes place on March 2, and the Tower Street event will begin at 2.30pm.

The speaker will be Mimi Barton.

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FUNDRAISER: Bingo in aid of hall funds is being held at Littleham Community Hall on Friday, February 24.

The doors open at 7pm, with eyes down at 7.30pm.

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The hall can be found opposite the Clinton Arms pub.

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CRIME WRITER TALK: The second meeting of the Exmouth and District U3A group meets this morning at Elizabeth Hall, on The Esplanade.

BBC TV newsman Simon Hall, a crime writer, is the meeting’s speaker.

The doors open at 10am for a 10.30am start.

U3A is a self-help group for retired or semi-retired people keen to make new friends.

All are welcome.

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TRADITIONAL SKILLS: Exmouth Family History Club is holding a talk about Colyton tannery at its next meeting on Thursday, February 23.

Speaker Alan Humphries will explain the importance of the last oak bark tannery in England.

The meeting starts at 7.30pm and will be held at Littlemead Methodist Church hall, in Littlemead Lane.

All are welcome. Entry is �2.

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FUN SESSIONS: Stories, rhymes and fun with the valentine fairy can be found at Exmouth library on Tuesday, February 14.

A session for babies and toddlers up to three years old will run from 9.30am until 10.15am.

Children aged from four up to seven years old are invited from 10.30am until 11.15am.

Free tickets for the event are available from Exmouth library enquiry desk.

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FUN TIMES: If you enjoy singing, dancing, acting, and meeting new people, the Cats Choir group, for adults, meets in Exmouth every Wednesday evening.

Classes are �4, to be paid as you go.

For more information, telephone 01395 260089 or 07931 537590.

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HOMEOPATHY CHAT: A low-cost homeopathy clinic is being held in Exmouth to help those suffering from short and long-term illness.

Those suffering from eating disorders, depression, anxiety, allergies and arthritis are invited along to the clinic, in Meadow Street, for a cup of tea and a chat.

For more information, contact Debbie Partridge on 07583 449358.

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TEMPORARY HOME: The weekly Bystock coffee morning and plant stall can now be found in the Salvation Army Hall, in Sheppards Row, while improvement works take place at Glenorchy United Reformed Church.

The event is held from 9am until noon. The Tuesday yoga class, from 1.45pm until 3.45pm, is also being held at the same venue.

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