Retiring bishop to visit Ottery St Mary school and other news

The retiring Bishop Bob Evens will be visit The King’s School in Ottery St Mary for an evening of bible reading and teachings. Read this and more.

BIBLE READING: The retiring Bishop Bob Evens will be visit The King’s School in Ottery St Mary for an evening of bible reading and teachings, as well as personal testimony and worship, on Monday, July 16.

All are welcome to this evening, which starts at 7.30 pm.

For more information e-mail: otterydeanery@gmail.com.

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FAMILY TREES: From next month it will be easier for members of the public to trace their family trees, with the help of The Devon Family History Society.

The society will be at Devon County Council’s Record Office to offer free advice and help to people who are interested in to tracing their family trees.

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This service starts on Thursday, July 12, between 10am and 3pm where members of the public can book a 45-minute session with a member of the team who will help them to use genealogy sites and access family records.

Council cabinet member Roger Croad said: “Tracing family history is becoming very popular and can be great fun.”

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