Local mum-trepreneur Laura Skilton celebrates her baby swim school business going national having already helped more than 5,000 children in Devon and Hampshire learn to swim since launching seven years ago.
Laura Skilton, who runs swim sessions in Exeter and Crediton, has rebranded her successful Baby Paddlers swim school this month launching as a national franchise programme which is already gaining interest from all over the country.
Baby Paddlers – now known as Baby Squids – is a well-established, highly successful swim school for 0-4-year olds focusing on building...
REPORTS of racist incidents and hate crimes in Crediton are the inspiration behind the first Crediton Diversity Festival, which will be held at the Boniface Centre in Crediton on Saturday, November 10.
Local equalities and diversity campaigner Alan Quick said that reports that people had suffered from racism and other hate crimes locally had inspired him to “do something positive” and organise the event.
He explained: "The aim of the festival is to celebrate the diverse community we live in.
"Each individual is unique and Crediton is a welcoming place for all...
HRH The Duke of Gloucester, officially opened Mole Avon Trading’s new £5.2M Country Store in Crediton, Devon on Tuesday 2nd October.
During his visit His Royal Highness met members of staff, company directors and key suppliers to the country store, most of whom are based in Crediton. Prince Richard took the opportunity to view the wide selection of goods that Mole Avon offer their customers, including the new ‘Wellie Wall’ before cutting a cake and unveiling a plaque, to commemorate his visit and the formal opening of the Country Store.
Work is progressing well on a major stabilisation scheme on the A377 at Chapel Downs in Crediton.
Essential repairs and reconstruction work started earlier this month on a 30 metre stretch, between Queen Elizabeth Drive and Higher Road, where the edge of the road is cracking due to an unstable embankment. The scheme is on schedule to be completed by 12 February.
Highway drainage is being replaced and a retaining wall is being constructed. The road will also be resurfaced.
Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council Cabinet Member for Highway Management, said: “...
Hospiscare’s Light Up a Life event takes place annually in the run up to Christmas, a particularly poignant time of year for many bereaved people. The services offer a time and space apart to remember and honour loved ones who are no longer with us. With a blend of readings, poetry, music and the opportunity to join voices in singing carols, these occasions bring at least as much joy as sadness and are never less than uplifting.
This year’s series of services will culminate at Exeter Cathedral on Sunday, 17 December. Hospiscare’s Karen Turner said: “Everyone is invited to attend...
Make a date in your diaries for the Crediton Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival between Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th December 2017. This year’s Festival will open from 11am to 6pm on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th Dec, 10.30am to 7pm Saturday 9th Dec and on Sunday 10th Dec from 11am to 5pm.
Admission is FREE, there is disabled access and free car parking.
Refreshments will be available in the Boniface Centre Christmas Cracker Cafe from 10am to 4pm on Thursday and Friday, 10am to 5pm on Saturday and on Sunday 2pm to 5pm
Young audiences in Crediton and Tiverton are in for a treat, as Devon-based theatre company Above Bounds bring their hugely popular children’s theatre show - The Ugly Duckling & Other Tales – to Crediton Arts Centre on Saturday 23 September at 3pm and TCAT Tiverton on Saturday 30 September at 2pm. Have you ever felt like you just don’t fit in? Do you think people look at you strangely? That’s exactly how the Ugly Duckling felt before he learnt one very important lesson. Paddle off to Crediton or Tiverton and experience a children’s...