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Events in November Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information Centre has highlighted the following dates for your diary from now until the end of the month. Lunch for locals, Christmas dishes from around the world, pampering and prosecco, music and walks….it’s going to be a busy November! November 14 Michaelmas Fair Powderham Castle It is the perfect occasion to start your Christmas preparations with superb stalls from the South West with items not usually found on the high street! Tickets £3.50. November 15 2019 Hefted The Beehive, Honiton Come along to the beehive at Honiton for a performance of Hefted. Tickets £9.00,…

A free suicide prevention and awareness talk being held at the Budleigh Hub this month will help stop the stigma in East Devon, creating safer communities. The suicide awareness talk, on Tuesday November 19, at 2.30pm-4pm and 6pm-7.30pm, at the Budleigh Health and Wellbeing Hub, East Budleigh Road, is suitable for anyone aged over 15 years old. The 90-minute free session, with Action to Prevent Suicide, aims to deal openly with the stigma attached to suicide, common myths, and how communities can support prevention work. A spokesperson for the event said: “It aims to dispel common myths around suicide, including…

Brian Portch will give a talk about ‘Richard Caton Woodville – War Artist’ at the next Coffee Time Talk in Budleigh Salterton. Richard Caton Woodville (1856-1927) was an English artist and illustrator, best-known for being one of the most prolific and effective painters of battle scenes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Twenty-one of his paintings are in the Royal Collection. A further 23 have been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Brian’s presentation will include excellent images of many of the paintings. The talk will take place on Wednesday, November 6 at Peter Hall.…

Learn lifesaving skills and sign up for a free family first aid morning in Budleigh Salterton. Budleigh Salterton Medical Centre patient participation group is hosting the event at the Public Hall, in Station Road, on Saturday, November 2, from 10am until noon. All are welcome. Adults are invited to take children along to learn essential first aid. A spokesman for the event said: “Please attend this free event with your children and learn some potentially lifesaving skills.” Refreshments will be available. East Budleigh’s ‘excellent’ churchyard is named best in Devon

The former head of the Army General Sir Mike Jackson will be in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, November 16, sharing the highs and lows of his career. The one-off event has been organised by Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival to raise funds for the festival’s Education Outreach programme. The former Chief of the General Staff and Head of the Army will share personal anecdotes and examples of success and failure throughout his career, spanning almost 45 years. It is an honour to have General Sir Mike Jackson join us for what is sure to be a powerful and poignant evening… Annie…

Free lifesaving CPR training sessions are being held in Budleigh Salterton and at an East Devon farm shop on Wednesday, to coincide with The British Red Cross’s Restart a Heart Day. Budleigh Hub, in East Budleigh Road, is offering free defibrillation and CPR training sessions on October 16, at 2pm, 4pm and again at 6.30pm. Places are still available. Greendale Farm Shop, on the Sidmouth Road, near Farringdon, is running free CPR and defib training in its cafe on Wednesday, October 16, 6pm-7pm in conjunction with charity Jay’s AIM. Training at Greendale is limited to 30 spaces, by ticket only.…

A new £150,000 skate park in Budleigh Salterton will  be officially opened later this month with a ‘jam’ featuring competitions and demonstrations. The fun will mark the concrete attraction, in the Lime Kiln car park, being formally unveiled on Friday, October 25. East Devon District Council (EDDC) is to celebrate the occasion by staging a skate jam. The skate park offers youngsters from our local community a brilliant outlet for their energy and helps to keep them fit and athletic – Cllr Alan DentThe event, from noon, will be managed by the council’s skate park designer and contractor Maverick Industries Ltd. EDDC…

Fairlynch Museum is staging its next Coffee Time Talk on Wednesday, October 2 and the subject is about a prominent canal. The speaker will be Earl Connolly. He will be talking about the Exeter Ship Canal, exploring its history and development from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day. The event is being staged in the Peter Hall, Budleigh Salterton. Arrive at 10.30am for an 11am start. Light refreshments will be available. Attendees are asked to pay £5, or £3 for those who are Friends of Fairlynch. For further information about the Fairlynch Museum, visit the website. Exmouth…

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Friends of FORCE Cancer Charity group is holding a free autumn fayre on Saturday, October 19, between 10am and noon. A host of stalls will feature skincare products, chocolates and goodies, toys, books, jewellery, and cakes and bakes at the Peter Hall in Budleigh. Please come along to enjoy some refreshments and to support our local cancer charity… The FORCE pop-up shop, Christmas cards and a raffle will also be on offer. “Please come along to enjoy some refreshments and to support our local cancer charity,” said Exmouth Friends of FORCE secretary Jill Fry. Entry…

Budleigh Salterton’s Hub is hosting a Let’s Talk About Cancer event on Friday, October 4, with help and advice on how to live well with the disease. Book your place now at the free event, at Budleigh Hub, in East Budleigh Road. The day of information, advice and action aims to answer questions on prevention, living with cancer, and life after treatment. There will be free tea, coffee and cake throughout the day, from 10am until 4pm. The days starts at 10.30am with a talk on relaxation and anxiety management, by Emma Ellis, oncology specialist at FORCE Cancer charity. From…

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