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2015 VGS News Update

Monthly news from the Vision Group

The Futures Forum has arranged an open meeting to discuss EDDC’s proposals for the beach huts. This takes place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 7th July at Kennaway House and is open to all. To find out more go to: /calendar/2015/july/the-future-of-east-devons-beach-huts.aspx

Or the Futures Forum blog for the latest news on what is going on in Sidmouth: It is an excellent source of information and explores the issues that are impacting on Sidmouth’s present and future – and to give voice to the variety of opinions around those issues.

In June the VGS celebrated its 10th Birthday at the Anchor Inn followed by the AGM. All officers were returned to their posts. A discussion followed about how the VGS could work with other groups in Sidmouth. Many thanks to all our visitors and It was excellent to see so many members of the Town Council present.

Don’t forget the regular monthly Farmer’s Market which focusses on local food but also includes impartial energy switching advice from SidEnergy and is a great place to catch up with friends over a cup of tea or coffee and a piece of homemade cake. The next market is on Saturday 11th July from 9.30am until 1.00pm.

On 14th and 15th July the University of Exeter is running an Earthwalk from Beer to Sidmouth with overnight camping. It will finish with a discussion at the Dissenter in Sidmouth with the VGS and invited members of the community. There are still a few places left so to find out more go to

More free online courses which may be of interest. (starts 6th July) (starts 27th July) (starts 31st August)