Grants announced in Exmouth and other news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 30 November 2012

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Exmouth Town Council has announced its latest series of grants it will be awarding to community groups. Read this and more.

POP-UP CAROLS: A pop-up carol festivals being held at Withycombe Methodist Church, Withycombe Village Road, on Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 10am to 4.30pm.

Lunches, coffees, teas and a variety of stalls will be on offer. Proceeds to go to numerous local charities including the Open Door Centre, community transport and The Cinnamon Trust.

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GRANTS: Exmouth Town Council has announced its latest series of grants it will be awarding to community groups.

The council’s finance committee has decided to give £750 to the Exmouth and District Allotments Association, to supply electricity to the association’s new building at Hamilton Lane, and £600 to Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Explorer Scouts, to help with the cost of their upcoming ‘three peaks’ expedition. Councillors also decided to give £300 to Exe Sailing Club, and £580 to Exmouth Sea Cadets to help carry out repairs to their building.

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CRANBROOK: The team behind the Cranbrook development has been recognised for its proactive work.

The Exeter and East Devon Growth Point has won the award for the most proactive public sector body in 2012 at the South West Green Energy Awards in Bath last week. It also celebrated the arrival of large concrete sections for the new Clyst Honiton bypass, which will be used to create a tunnel. The tunnel will act as a safety measure at the foot of Exeter Airport’s runway and will be made up of 44 sections which will create a 80m tunnel.

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