Free parking plan for one afternoon in Ottery and more news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 24 November 2011

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Next Saturday (November 26), both the EDDC-operated car parks in the Land of Canaan and Brook Street will be free from 2pm onwards. Read this and more.

FREE PARKING: Next Saturday, both the EDDC-operated car parks in the Land of Canaan and Brook Street will be free from 2pm onwards They have been made free the day after Ottery’s late-night shopping event, and Viv Abbott, from Abbott’s hardware store, hopes people will come back to the town and continue to support the local businesses.

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MARKET: Ottery Parish Church us holding a Christmas Market on Saturday, November 26, from 10am to 2.30pm. Coffee and mince pies will be served and there will also be a soup lunch available from noon until 2pm. Entrance is free and there will be stalls selling a range of goods, a raffle, face painting, and the church choir will be on hand to sing carols.

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MEN’S FORUM: The next talk will be by Mr P Algar entitled ‘Goodbye Old Chap’ on Wednesday, November 30, from 3pm to 4pm in the Institute on Yonder Street. For more information, contact Harry Phillips on 01404 814524.

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HOLIDAY COTTAGE: An application to convert an outbuilding at Coombelake Cottage into a one-bedroom holiday cottage has been approved by East Devon District Council.

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