Nostalgia: Exmouth savings top £3million

PUBLISHED: 16:51 03 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:51 03 November 2017

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

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From the War Journals: Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed October 28, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-2. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth Journal, printed October 28, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives

The Local Savings return for Exmouth has, this week, reached £3,008,681. Chairman of the Exmouth Local Savings Committee W.E. Dean, wrote to the Journal to express the thanks and congratulations of the committee to the people of Exmouth.

Also in the news: An inexperienced sergeant was among those fined 10s by Exmouth Sessions for riding a pedal cycle without a red rear light. The sergeant put it down to not being used to riding a bicycle.

Advert: Burnside Guest House, Withycombe. Bed and breakfast, terms moderate. Open to non-residents for luncheons and teas.

More: Each week we bring you clippings taken from the Journal, printed on this week in 1944. To see more from the War Journal archives, join our Facebook nostalgia group, Devon Memories.

Exmouth and Budleigh Savings - Well done, Exmouth!Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-11. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth and Budleigh Savings - Well done, Exmouth!Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives

Making the most of sugar. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-3. Picture: Journal ArchivesMaking the most of sugar. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives

Exmouth Sea Cadet Corps parade. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-5. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth Sea Cadet Corps parade. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives

Front lime railwaymen. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-4. Picture: Journal ArchivesFront lime railwaymen. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives

Scandalmongering. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-12. Picture: Journal ArchivesScandalmongering. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives

Advert: Let us have your machines early. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-6. Picture: Journal ArchivesAdvert: Let us have your machines early. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives

Knitting - Attention paid to fit. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-7. Picture: Journal ArchivesKnitting - Attention paid to fit. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives

Advert: Burnside Guest House - Terms moderate. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-8. Picture: Journal ArchivesAdvert: Burnside Guest House - Terms moderate. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives

Advert: Call at Mitchell's. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-9. Picture: Journal ArchivesAdvert: Call at Mitchell's. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives

Notice: Savings League - We've got to keep on saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-10. Picture: Journal ArchivesNotice: Savings League - We've got to keep on saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives

Large consignment of scarves. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-13. Picture: Journal ArchivesLarge consignment of scarves. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives

Stamp club quiz winners. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-14. Picture: Journal ArchivesStamp club quiz winners. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives

Scouting notes: Camp-fire sing song practice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-15. Picture: Journal ArchivesScouting notes: Camp-fire sing song practice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-15. Picture: Journal Archives

Fines for no lights on pedal cycles. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-16. Picture: Journal ArchivesFines for no lights on pedal cycles. Ref exe War Journals Nost 28-10-1944-16. Picture: Journal Archives

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