More parking restrictions could come into force in Budleigh Salterton and other news

PUBLISHED: 18:30 31 May 2012

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More double yellow lines could be added to Westfield Road, Budleigh Salterton, to help ease parking problems. Read this and more.

EAST BUDLEIGH: There is a free jubilee coffee morning and afternoon cream tea for villagers on Tuesday (June 5).

The day starts around 10am and ends at 5pm and will be attended by county councillor Christine Channon.

The day has been organised by the Village Action Group.

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CODE YELLOW: More double yellow lines could be added to Westfield Road, Budleigh Salterton, to help ease parking problems.

A site visit will be held with residents on Wednesday, June 20, at 2.30pm.

Deputy mayor Steve Hall said town councillors would be more than welcome to attend the meeting.

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MUGS: The East Budlleigh Activities Group and bellringers will present a special commemorative mug to all children up to age of 14 in the parish as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

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LEASE GRANTED: East Devon District Council have granted Budleigh Salterton Town Council a 125-year lease on the rest of the Budleigh Salterton shelter.

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SCARECROW CALL: The annual scarecrow festival in East Budleigh takes place over the weekend of June 16 and 17.

Organisers are looking to make this year’s event the biggest and best yet.

Anyone can make a scarecrow and there are no rules as to what one should look like – as long as it’s legal and decent.

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SHELTER REQUEST: The town council’s traffic group have asked bus operators Stagecoach for a bus shelter at the junction of East Budleigh Road and Granary Lane.

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KNIT’S FUN: The knitting group has put down their needles for the summer but a few keen knitters are still meeting weekly in East Budleigh church hall committee room.

Anyone is welcome to join them for a chat and a cup of tea.

The group is getting low on wool so if you want to have a go or contribute wool, call Barbara Wilson on 01395 445859.

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FAIRLYNCH: Admission charges at Budleigh Salterton’s Fairlynch Museum will have been scrapped.

Fairlynch chairman Roger Sherriff said: “It’s been obvious that many potential visitors have been put off coming to Fairlynch because of our admission charges.”

Exmouth town crier Roger Bourgein will be announcing the news to Budleigh townsfolk from midday on Friday, June 1, when the new policy came into effect..

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