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Overnight repairs planned at Shaldon Bridge in January

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/27/2019 - 10:14pm

Ongoing repairs to Shaldon Bridge are expected to be completed during a final overnight closure planned early in the New Year. The bridge is due to be closed from 11:30pm on Wednesday 8 January to carry out the repairs to the structure. The bridge is scheduled to re-open by 7am the following morning (Thursday 9 January). The scheme is repairing holes in the concrete foundations of two bridge piers. Concrete will be poured into the foundations during the overnight closure, with final preparations being carried out after the Christmas break. The work will protect the concrete piles and...

Joey the Lips

Event Date: 
31/07/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The nation's funkiest 10 piece band with an insanely loyal local following. We bring you 3 great vocalists, a driving rhythm section and a kicking horn section that won't stay still for a second. This band really do love what they do; their on-stage energy is infectious and they create a fantastic atmosphere.

Abba's Angels

Event Date: 
27/07/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

One of the UK's premier Abba Tribute Bands made up of full time singers and musicians who have dedicated their careers to the love of music.

Pure Queen

Event Date: 
26/07/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

Pure Queen have been captivating audiences around the UK and abroad with their award winning tribute act and full live band experience of Pure Queen.

The Take That Experience

Event Date: 
24/07/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Sheldon Open Air Theatre

The Take That Experience bring you all the music and choreography you'd expect, along with an absolutely infectious enthusiasm.

World First at South Devon Zoo

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 7:36pm

Shaldon Wildlife Trust in Devon is delighted to announce the birth of a very rare Owston’s civet.

One of the most endangered species of civet, the Owston’s is a curious creature native to Asia. With its long nose, cat-like whiskers and slender mongoose body, it would be well suited to the pages of a Roald Dahl storybook!

This is an exceptionally special birth as the population in the world’s conservation breeding programme currently totals less than 20 animals.

Mum and Dad, Hoi Dau and Lam, are very important genetically, therefore successful reproduction has been...