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Puffin panto in Sidbury and other news

07:00 27 January 2013

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Sidbury into Drama is presenting Goodnight Mrs Puffin by Arthur Lovegrove at the Village Hall. Read this and more.

OVERTURNED: Firefighters from Sidmouth raced to the scene of an accident in which a car ended up on its roof in Newton Poppleford.

The appliance was mobilised Badger Close at 5.10pm last Thursday, January 17.

On arrival the crew found that no-one was trapped and used small tools to make the vehicle safe.

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PUFFIN PANTO: Sidbury into Drama is presenting Goodnight Mrs Puffin by Arthur Lovegrove at the Village Hall, from Wednesday, February 6, to Friday, February 8, at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £7.50 for adults, and £5 for children, and are available from Drew’s Butchers in Sidbury.

Contact 01395 597373 for more details.

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QUIZ: There will be a quiz and fun evening to raise money for Christian Aid in All Saints Church Hall, Sidmouth, on Saturday, February 2, at 7pm.

Tickets cost £5 each, to include a buffet, and are available from Paragon Books in the High Street.

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CONCERT: The Isca String Quartet with Chris Gradwell on clarinet will be playing a range of classical classics at Sidmouth Parish Church tomorrow night at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £8, students go free, and are available from Paragon books, High Street.

All proceeds go to the parish church and Sidmouth Rotary Club.

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WOOD CARVING: A new wood carving group has been set up in Sidmouth, meeting every Monday during term time in Room 18 at the college. From 7pm to 9pm.

Guidance is given to beginners, contact Ian on 01395 515925 for details.

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APPROVED: Amended plans to build a house and garage at The Hill in Muttersmoor Road in Sidmouth have been given the go-ahead.

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METALS SCAM: Police are warning Sidmouth residents about a national scam in which cold callers trick the elderly into investing in bogus rare earth metals.

Officers say contact is usually made by telephone and, following pressurised selling, considerable amounts of personal savings are deposited into seemingly bona fide company bank accounts in the hope of a future substantial return - which never materialises.

Detective Sergeant Mark Newnham said: “I would urge anyone who is contacted out of the blue regarding such investments to think very carefully.”

Contact Fraud Action on 0300 123 2040.

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EXTENSIONS YES: Proposals for side and rear extensions at 5 Brownlands Road, Sidmouth, have been granted planning permission.

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CONCERT: The Salvation Army SW Youth Band and Sidmouth Gospel Choir are playing a concert to raise money for charity projects in Kenya on Saturday, February 9, at 7.30pm in Sidmouth Parish Church.

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