Sidford breakfast event raises £700 and other news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 06 October 2012

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A great Devon breakfast in aid of Force cancer charity at Sidford Social Hall netted a record £700. Read this and more.

RECORD RAISED: A great Devon breakfast in aid of Force cancer charity at Sidford Social Hall on Saturday, September 22, netted a record £700.

Organisers expressed their gratitude to all who attended and supported the event – in particular staff from Fort Café who cooked the food.

Next year’s event has been booked for Saturday, September 21.

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PATHS PLEA: Residents with views on footpaths in the Sid Valley have been urged to take part in a consultation over their future.

The plea comes after only 20 people attended a recent meeting of the Public Rights of Way Definitive Maps Review at Stowford Community Centre.

Responses to the review need to be made by November 30.

These can include requests to downgrade or upgrade, delete or amend routes.

Contact Nick Steenman-Clark at Devon County Council on 01392 382856.

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HOMES BID: Town councillors supported plans to allow a Sidmouth guest house to become a pair of homes.

At meeting last week, Councillor Ann Liverton said of Ryton Guest House in Winslade Road: “It’s sad to lose a bed space in the holiday industry. It’s been a guest house as long as I can remember.”

The district council will decide if the plans go ahead.

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SCHOOL VISIT: Sidmouth College principal Kenny Duncan visited Sidbury Primary School yesterday to explain to parents of year six pupils why they should choose his secondary school for their children.


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