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Fun, food & entertainment

We’re inviting Volunteers, Listeners and Friends to join us on Saturday 15 June at 11 o’clock in St George’s Hall, Fore Street, Tiverton for Fun, Food and Entertainment (oh – and a very little bit of an AGM!) You’ll bring the Fun, we’ll provide the Food, and local choir ‘In Harmony’ will do the Entertaining. So that

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Freemasons charity evening

Every Spring and Autumn Freemasons from around Devon meet to give support totalling in excess of £50,000 to local charities and organisations.  The Mid Devon Messenger was  recently one of its fortunate recipients. We were invited to join the Masons for their charity evening at their Lodge in Uffculme.  There were 25 charities and each

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Cinderella to the rescue!

No, Cinderella didn’t turn into a pumpkin at midnight; she came to the rescue of the Mid Devon Messenger! Our laptop, which is used for recording the talking newspaper, broke down.  It was well beyond its use-by date.  The Tiverton Signpost Club’s panto performers found time within their busy Cinderella rehearsing schedule to donate a

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Talking News Federation (TNF) Conference 2019

Along with 63 other talking newspapers, Helen (Chair) and John (Chief Technician) attended this year’s Talking News Federation (TNF) Conference. There was a huge emphasis on assistive technology for people with sight loss.  Some listeners may soon be asking us to deliver local audio news to their mobile phones, while also maintaining the present postal

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