On Friday 28 October, at the Masonic Hall, Uffculme, Queen Elizabeth’s School in Crediton was presented with a cheque for £1,000 to be used to purchase licences for the Nessy reading and spelling computer programme.
Amanda Middlemost, a Special Educational Needs Coordinator at Queen Elizabeth’s said: “These licences benefit many of our students who struggle with persistent spelling or reading difficulties. They will be used to contribute to literacy interventions that are delivered by our Learning Support Department, but they also can be used to provide additional and ongoing...
Planet Play, a new fun and friendly soft play centre and café is about to open on the edge of Crediton town centre in Westward Business Park. Opening its doors for the first time on 17th October 2016, Planet Play will offer a vast 5400ft2 of awesome play space for children aged 0-11.
Sean and Nicola Schofield, Owners of Planet Play will be hosting a launch week to celebrate its opening from the 17th-23rd October. Planet Play hopes to become a focal point in the local community offering soft play 7 days a week. The café will serve affordable yet quality food and drinks with a great...
Firefighters were called to tackle a fire in the kitchen of Exeter's Cavern Club just after 10pm last night (Tuesday).
One fire appliance from Danes Castle was mobilised to a fire alarm sounding. On arrival smoke was seen coming from the property, and crews requested further assistance. Appliances from Danes Castle and Middlemoor were mobilised.
Crews got to work with two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.
The incident report is as follows:
At 2232, crews requested a further 3 appliances for assistance. These were mobilised from Topsham, and two from...
Helmores Estate Agents in Crediton are the latest business to launch their efforts for the Children’s Hospice South West’s £50 challenge and are raring to go with some weird and wacky fundraising ideas!
The £50 Challenge is a fundraising initiative that encourages businesses from across the county to compete using their business acumen, turning £50 into thousands for CHSW and in doing so raising awareness of the charity.
Julie Bevan of Helmores Estate Agents said; “We have had some great ideas from the staff and now we have come up with a list a great activities to inspire...
Schools in Crediton have joined together in a major arts project and will display their creations in a special ‘pop-up’ exhibition in the town after Easter.
Pupils from Landscore Primary School have been working on a project using mosaics as well as teaming up with students from Queen Elizabeth’s Community College’s art and English department to make prints.
Children from Haywards Primary School have been using ceramics in their project.
All their creations will go on show with other work in textiles and photography by older people in the town at an exhibition...
The theme of our annual flower festival at Crediton Parish Church is ‘Outside the Box’.
Enjoy eye-catching floral arrangements in and around boxes of all kinds – from romantic, poignant, witty to quirky.
A major fund raising event towards the on-going maintenance and upkeep of this fine 15th Century Grade 1 listed building, Crediton Parish Church is thought by some to be one of the finest parish churches of its kind in Devon.
The floral exhibition takes place Saturday 4th June – Thurs 9th June at 10.00am – 6pm, except Sunday at 11am – 6pm.