Spring show in Budleigh and other news

PUBLISHED: 12:30 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:30 14 March 2013


A spring flower and produce show is being held in Budleigh. Read this and more.

LIONS’ BINGO: Budleigh Salterton Lions Club is holding its latest cash bingo evening.

It will be held at the public hall next Wednesday (March 20), with eyes down at 7.30pm.

The cost is £1 for ten games and two fliers, and refreshments and a raffle will be available.

Proceeds will go to the League of Friends for Honeylands Children’s Centre.


FLOWER AND VEG SHOW: A spring flower and produce show is being held in Budleigh.

It is being organised by the Budleigh Salterton Flower and Produce Shows Society, and will be staged this Saturday at the Public Hall, between 12.30pm and 4.30pm.

Admission costs 50p for adults, with children free. A raffle and refreshments will be available, along with plants for sale.

The society says all are very welcome to enter the flower, vegetable and store cupboard classes at the show.

Organisers say they hope the show will be its usual success despite recent bad weather.


ANGLO-FRENCH SOCIETY: The next meeting is on Monday, March 18 at 7.30 pm in the Masonic Hall, West Hill, Budleigh Salterton.

Professor Ray Davison will give a talk in French entitled Etes-vous existentialiste? Visitors are welcome (£3).


OPEN GARDENS: A host of private gardens will be unveiled to the public to raise money for charity.

On July 14 the Secret Gardens of Otterton will be open from 11am to 6pm. On offer will be train rides, lunches at Otterton Mill and the King’s Arms, cream teas and local produce will be on sale. Come for the day and help support Budleigh Hospice care and the church.There will also be a free car park.


PLANS APPROVED: Planned changes to a listed home in Budleigh have been approved by East Devon District Council.

The plan is for a barn and studio at Clyst Hayes in Knowle Road to provide added living accommodation.


TRY BOWLS: The bowls section of Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club is encouraging people to try out the sport ahead of the new season.

The club, in Westfield Close, is holding open days on April 4, between noon and 4pm, and April 6, between 10am and 2pm.

The club says its emphasis is on social bowls on four afternoons a week in a beautiful setting.


PLANS BACKED: Plans to build two new homes in Knowle village have been supported by Budleigh Salterton Town Council.

The plan is to build the homes on land adjacent to Lee Ford Lodge, and councillors at this week’s planning meeting were firmly behind the scheme.

Budleigh mayor Courtney Richards said: “They have been quite nicely designed for a sustainable plot.”

A final decision on planning permission will now be made by East Devon District Council.

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