Sid Vale Athletic Meeting to take place in May and other news

Sid Vale Athletic Meeting will take place at the rugby field, Sidford. Read this and more.

ATHLETIC MEET: Sid Vale Athletic Meeting will take place on Sunday, May 27, at the rugby field, Sidford from 2pm.


ISRAEL: Hatikvah is the national anthem of Israel and also the name of a film trust.

Hatikvah is making a trilogy on the controversial nation of and history of Israel. The first part has been completed and will be screened at St Francis Church, Woolbrook Road, Sidmouth next month.

The free viewing of this DVD, entitled Blessing, Curse or Co-incidence? will be held Wednesday, March 7, at 2.30pm. There will be study guides available to buy for further study. All are welcome.


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CARSHARE: Devon motorists are being encouraged to car share with other commuters to save on fuel costs.

Many of the 8,840 members of say they have made huge savings at the petrol pumps.

Free to join, it allows motorists across the South West to find people to share their journey with, and get help towards fuel costs.

Commissioned by Devon County Council, in partnership with Plymouth and Torbay councils, Sidmouth, Sidford County Councillor Stuart Hughes, cabinet member for Highways and Transportation, said: “There is scope for more commuters to get involved and I really would encourage anyone driving regularly to go to, register and look at the possibilities. Not only could it save you hundreds of pounds every year, you’ll be doing your bit for the environment and saving yourself the stress of having to drive every day.”

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