Lead not stolen just blown away and more news

There was a false alarm when the police were called to Cliff Terrace following reports that thieves had stolen the lead off a roof of a summer house. Read this and more.

MEDIUM INTEREST: A ‘psychic artist’ is to demonstrate her powers of clairvoyance.

Two mediums, Tina Corns and Dawn Lodge, will show their abilities at The Venture Hall in Moor Lane on November 18. Admission �3, 7.30pm start.

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COUNCIL: An applicant for a town council vacancy has withdrawn his bid. Bill Watkins of East Budleigh Road had expressed interest in the vacancy but withdrew his interest last week.

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GARDENING: Sally Gregson will give a talk entitled ‘Something old something new’ at Budleigh Salterton Football Club on November 25 at 2pm.

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Non-members of the garden club are also welcome to attend.

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TREES: The owner of a home in Otterton has been given permission to fell two beech trees.

The trees are at Houstern Farmhouse. Fore Street.

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LEAD LOST: There was a false alarm when the police were called to a property in Cliff Terrace following reports that thieves had stolen the lead off a roof of a summer house.

It turned out that the lead had simply blown off in the wind and the incident was ‘no crimed’.

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HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER: Budleigh Salterton Hospital League of Freinds are holding a their annual Christmas coffee morning on Saturday, November 19, from 10am-12 noon in the public hall.

Apart from coffee and biscuits there will be a white elephant stall, sale of cakes and preserves, merchandise, Christmas cards, books and a raffle.

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PLAN BID: The owner of Westwater House, Fountain Hill, Budleigh Salterton, has applied to renew planning permission to build a dwelling and garage on the property.

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VEHICLEs COLLIDE: A road traffic collision at Knowle last Wednesday led to fire crews being called. The collision took place on the B3178 just after 8pm last Wednesday evening. On arrival, fire crews found all drivers and passengers were safe, free and clear of the vehicles. Crews made the vehicles safe.

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RIFT VALLEY: An Otterton resident who lived with a Kenyan tribe is holding a social evening in their honour.

Roger Stoakley is holding the evening called ‘Living with the Samburu Tribe’ on behalf of Otterton Garden Club at the village hall.

The talk is on November 15 from 7.30pm. Wine and food included, cost �3 for non members.

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