Devon

KNIGHT Peter John

Died peacefully after a long illness on 11th November 2014 at Langford Park Care Home, Pete, aged 74 Years.

Loving husband to Pat, dad to Sue and Jeff, Deb and Mike, Steve and Lucy and Rich and Sally, loving grandad to his 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service at Exeter & Devon Crematorium on Friday 21st November at 3.15pm (St Pauls Chapel).

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for The RSPCA may be given by retiring collection or sent to LeRoy Funerals, 10 Alphington Road, Exeter. EX2 8HH

HEARN Martese

On 14th November 2014, peacefully in the Exeter Hospice, aged 63 years.

Beloved wife of Chris, dearly loved mum of Nadia and Chris and a loving nan and great nan.

Funeral mass Thursday 27th November, Blessed Sacrament RC Church, Heavitree 11.30am, followed by interment in the Higher Cemetery.

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

Time for a new challenge?

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/09/2014 - 11:52am

From diving to mine warfare and nursing to media operations, the Royal Naval Reserve is offering potential recruits the chance to gain an insight into the valuable work of the Navy’s own volunteer force.

Plymouth’s reserve establishment, HMS Vivid, which has volunteers from across Devon and Cornwall, is holding a ‘Live’ event on Wednesday 12 November.

There will be opportunities to meet the local team and discuss the benefits of being a reservist, the wide range of activities on offer and a chance to see some of these specialist roles in action.

Lt Serena Davis, of...

HAYES Freda Mary, formerly Whitthorn, nee Radford

Aged 88 years, wife of the late John, passed away peacefully at home with her family.

Much loved mum of Andrew and mother-in-law of Ruth, granny to Emma, Amy and Richard, great-granny to George, Henry and Annabell, niece Janet, sisters Olive and Margaret in Australia and her late brother and sister, Fred and Violet.

Funeral service at the Exeter & Devon Crematorium on Thursday 13th November at 1.45pm.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Marie Curie Nurses by retiring collection or may be sent to LeRoy Funerals 10 Alphington Road Exeter EX2 8HH...

BELL Murray Alan

Peacefully on October 31st 2014 at the Exeter Hospice, Murray aged 69 years. A dearly loved husband, father and grandpa.

Will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral service at the Cathedral Church of St Peter in Exeter on Wednesday November 12th at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please.

Donations, if desired, for Hospiscare by retiring collection or may be sent to LeRoy Funerals 10 Alphington Road Exeter EX2 8HH

Raphael Ravenscroft

The wild, creative and free thinking musician, Raphael Ravenscroft of "Baker Street" fame passed away Sunday 19th October 2014 aged 60 years.

Funeral service on Saturday 15th November at St. Thomas Parish Church at 11.00am.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for British Heart Foundation by retiring collection or may be sent to LeRoy Funerals,10 Alphington Road Exeter EX2 8HHTel:01392 255535

HEARD Walter John

Peacefully but unexpected on 23rd October 2014 at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Walter aged 90 years.

Beloved husband to Nancy, Ioving dad to Ernest and Linda, and much loved grandad to Stephanie.

Funeral service at Crediton Congregational Church on Monday 10th November at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Crediton Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations, lf desired, for Crediton Congregational Church and Devon Air Ambulance may be sent to LeRoy Funerals 94-95 High Street, Crediton EX17 3LB.

Asian elephant spotted at nature reserve…

On a sunny morning in early autumn, a group of Sri Lankan and Indian families were invited by Hikmat Devon to the Axe Estuary Wetlands.

Led by Tim Dafforn (Team Leader – People) and Meg Knowles (Education Ranger) from the East Devon District Council Countryside team, the tour started with a treasure trail, where each person collected items from nature – leaves, berries, flowers, even a bird feather.

From this exercise, the group discovered the rich colours and textures of autumn. Next stop was the bird hide, where everyone viewed different species of birds in the marshes...

Canine Candidate, Wilberforce, Is Runner Up Westminster Dog Of The Year

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 10/26/2014 - 10:59am

Wilberforce, a seven year old Labrador Retriever, belonging to Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, just missed out on a place on the podium in the 22nd annual Westminster Dog of the Year competition.

The competition, organised by the Kennel Club and Dogs Trust, took place on Thursday (23rd October), in Victoria Tower Gardens, Westminster. Wilberforce showed dogged determination as he battled it out amongst 21 paw-litical opponents. The MPs entering the competition campaigned hard, canvassing for votes from the public before meeting the expert judges to boast about their dog’s...

LANGMAN Mary

Peacefully on 4th October 2014 at the R.D. & E. Hospital surrounded by her family, May aged 95 years formerly of Kingsgate.

Cherished wife of the late Jack, beloved mum of Margaret and Ray, grandma to Alister, Sarah, Graeme and Katy, great-grandma to Tahlia and Amara.

Funeral service at the Exeter & Devon Crematorium on Friday 17th October at 12.00 noon, St. Paul's Chapel.

Family flowers only please, donations for Dementia UK may be given by retiring collection or sent to LeRoy Funerals 10 Alphington Road Exeter EX2 8HH

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