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... continue reading.
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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... continue reading.
Brains scratched, foreheads furrowed, ticks and crosses aplenty! Nibbles munched, raffles snaffled, winners went home happy. A wondrous £391 raised – thank you everyone for your support.... continue reading.
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... continue reading.
Wonderful Withleigh has again supported us by donating the proceeds of their auction of produce at their Harvest Supper on 17th September. A warm welcome, great company, and a box full of goodies to take home to the kitchen – what more could you ask for! The £272 raised will help us to meet the... continue reading.
While for some at the Mid Devon Show the sunshine was interspersed with showers, at the ‘Seeing differently’ tent the atmosphere remained upbeat and positive all day …... continue reading.