FORCE charity event planned in Budleigh and more news.

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton District Friends of FORCE are holding a coffee morning. Read this and more news.

ANIMAL MAGIC: Otterton Mill Gallery is showcasing five South West artists as part of their autumn exhibition.

All five are inspired by insects or animals and work in different media.

Peter Vernon specialises in wooden sculptures of birds, Keith Beaney will showcase exotic insects cut out of maps and Geraldine Francis will display her ceramic animals.

Jane Price will exhibit photographs of insects while Richard Austin will display canvas prints of animals.


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The free exhibition runs daily until November 7.

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NEW PLANS: Three new planning applications in Budleigh Salterton were filed with district planners last week.

These are: The Old Vicarage 26 West Hill, re-roofing including guttering, and replacement canopy; Rosehill 30 West Hill, refurbishment of original: 25A High Street, replacement windows on front elevation.

These plans will be debated by the town council before a final decision is made by the district council.

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FLOWER AGM: The annual meeting of the Budleigh Salterton flower and produce shows society takes place at 2pm on Tuesday November 1. It will be held in the Peter Hall, St Peter’s Church.

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COFFEE MORNING: The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton District Friends of FORCE are holding a coffee morning.

The event is on Friday, November 4 from 10am – noon at the Methodist Church Hall in Budleigh Salterton and cakes, secondhand books, an ‘every ticket wins’ tombola and Christmas cards will be on offer.

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CONCRETE BARRIER: More granite blocks are set to be placed on Otterton’s village green to prevent four wheel drives from cutting across the corners of the War Memorial.

The blocks will be supplied by Ladram Bay Holiday Park.

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