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Top 15 Birthday Party Theme Ideas

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Posted: Sat, 02/20/2021 - 6:18pm

Deciding what birthday party theme to go for is probably the most difficult and confusing task. It is the birthday party theme that can make or break a special day. If you still can’t decide what would be the best birthday party theme for the upcoming birthday, you are at the best place. We have chosen the top 15 best birthday party theme ideas that will help you decide to choose the one for your birthday party.

Party Themes

The one thing essential for all of these themes is a Birthday Song , don’t forget that.

1. Sports Party

No matter if it is a girl’s or a boy’s...

Property prices near football stadiums outpace UK average

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 01/09/2019 - 9:22am

Research gathered by Pure Commercial Finance finds homes nearest football stadiums are experiencing property price increases considerably higher than the UK average.

Cardiff-based commercial finance brokers Pure Commercial Finance carried out in-depth research to reveal whether purchasing property near a football stadium is a worthy investment.

Combining Land Registry data and previous reports by mortgage lenders, the brokerage’s campaign highlights previous property surges near new English sports stadiums such as The Emirates Stadium and the Etihad Stadium, and predicts...

Let a firefighter wash your car

Firefighters up and down the country are preparing to roll up their sleeves to take part in the National Car Wash this Saturday, 10 September to raise vital funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.

Bring your car along and have it washed in return for a donation to The Fire Fighters Charity, the UK’s leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire service personnel and their families.

Lee Howell, Chief Fire Officer for Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Servicer said: “Monies raised through national fundraising initiatives provide a...

Death of Probation Service war veteran

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/08/2016 - 9:38am

Peter Millett, a well-known County Probation Officer who worked in Mid and East Devon, Exeter Prison and was one of a number of outstanding Probation Liaison Officers to the Crown Court, has died aged 90. A wise and charming man of great integrity, he was an important influence on those he came into contact with during his twenty years with the then Devon Probation Service. He epitomised all that was best in that role: exercising a disciplined discretion while encouraging someone who might potentially be dangerous to face up to their responsibilities to both courts and the community....

Police continue to investigate Plymouth train crash

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/05/2016 - 6:58am

Officers from British Transport Police are continuing to investigate following a low-speed collision at Plymouth railway station on Sunday, 3 April which took place shortly after 3.30pm.

A number of people sustained injuries as a result of the collision between two trains, and a total of 15 people were taken to hospital on Sunday for treatment to a range of injuries.

Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson said: “We are currently undertaking a joint investigation alongside the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) and the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

“We are...


Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 02/29/2016 - 10:40pm

Suddenly but peacefully at home on 23rd February aged 83 years.

Devoted husband of Margaret and much loved father of Nicola. A loyal friend to many and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral service on Thursday 10 March at Exeter and Devon Crematorium, 12.15pm, St Peter’s Chapel.

Family flowers only please but donations if desired to Hospiscare by retiring collection or c/o M. Sillifant & Sons. Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter. EX2 4JD or online at

MORAN Joan of Heavitree

Mrs Joan Moran died peacefully on Tuesday 2nd February at home with her family at her bedside. She was much loved and her loss is deeply felt.

On Wednesday 10th February at 6pm, Joan’s body will be received into the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Heavitree, Exeter, followed by Ash Wednesday Mass, 7pm.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday 11th February at midday, at the Blessed Sacrament with a burial at the Higher Cemetery.

All are warmly invited to the services and reception.

Family flowers only please, but donations in Joan’s memory are welcome to...

BLUNT Violet May

On 19th January 2016 peacefully at Highlands Borders Care Home aged 86 years.

Much loved mother to Sarah, Barbara and Nick and grandma to Ellie.

Recently moved from Kingsgate, Exeter.

Funeral service on Monday 8th February at East Devon Crematorium, 12.15pm.

Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for Guide Dogs for the Blind or Greenfingers by retiring collection or c/o M. Sillifant & Sons, Funeral Directors, 19–20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD.

MILFORD Marlene Peggy (Nee Dart)

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:25am

On 2nd February 2016 passed away peacefully in hospital after a short illness aged 71 years of Exeter.

Beloved wife of Paul, much loved mum of Kevin, Katrina, Karen and Grace, mother-in-law of Sharon, Michael and John, loving Grandmother and Great-grandmother.

Funeral Service Monday 15th February Exeter Crematorium 12.15pm St. Peter's Chapel.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to Hospiscare by retiring collection or c/o M. Sillifant & Sons, Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD or online at

LAW Ronald Frank (Ronnie)

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 10:11pm

On 6th January 2016 passed away peacefully in hospital aged 74 years of Cullompton.

Loving son of the late Dorothy.

Will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Funeral service on Friday 5 February at East Devon Crematorium, 10am, followed by Thanksgiving Service at St Andrew's Parish Church, Cullompton at 11.30am.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to RNLI or Devon Air Ambulance Trust by retiring collection or c/o M, Sillifant & Sons, Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD or online at

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