Sidford breakfast event raises �700 and other news

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 Caf� who cooked the food.

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


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.

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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.


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.


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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