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[27 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Local Carnivals 2014 | 79 views]
Local Carnivals 2014

So you can plan well ahead, here are the dates for the carnivals in East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset for this autumn season:
Saturday Carnivals:
15th August    (Fri)                    Dawlish 7.15pm
16th August                            Bridport 7.30pm &Totnes 6pm
23rd August                               Sturminster Newton 7.15
30th August                               Seaton 7.30pm
13th  September                       Colyton  7.30pm
20th September                        Axminster  7pm
21st September                         Frome  7pm
27th September     Wellington 7.30pm Sidmouth  6.30pm
4th October              Ilminster  7.15, Gillingham  7.15pm & Newton Poppleford 7.45pm
11th October              Chard, Exmouth &   Castle  Cary -all 7.30pm
18th  October                              Taunton  7pm
25th October                              Honiton  7.00pm
26th October     (Sun)                 Ottery …

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[7 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on July Weather Report | 19 views]
July Weather Report

July continued the general trend for ‘better than
average’ conditions that are becoming the hall mark of 2014. My monthly average temperature was infact higher than that of July 2013 but this is due to my adjusted minimum temperature records. I have often mentioned in these reports that my minimum thermometer reads low and I am now applying a compensatory figure to this after the problem became worse in mid-May. The average maximum day temperature was 1.25C below that of 2013 at 24.6C but the nights were mild at an average …