Honiton's Top Five: Your Weekly Nub News Roundup

  Posted: 13.09.20 at 13:05 by Joseph Bulmer

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There have been some interesting stories in Honiton this week, the town's Premier Inn has been blamed for the closure of a historic manor house hotel and we caught up with Stephen and Hayley Turner to find out more about their purchase of a historic Honiton sign.

Here at Honiton Nub News we like to make your life easier so if you’ve missed any news this week don’t worry.

We have you covered with five of the best stories right here:

1. Honiton Premier Inn blamed for historic hotel closure

A hotel on the edge of a main road near Honiton is set to close – with a combination of coronavirus and Premier Inn to blame.

Read more here.

2. WATCH: Man who bought Honiton sign reminisces about growing up in the town

Stephen and his wife Hayley Turner secured the purchase of a Honiton Town Boundary Sign, which they donated to Allhallows Museum.

Stephen, who now lives in Birmingham, left Honiton when he was 22-years-old, but has many fond memories of growing up in the town.

Read more here.

3. Historical Honiton sign to be archived in Allhallows Museum

An old Honiton Town Borough Sign, which came up for auction at Chilcotts recently, will now feature as part of the town’s history on display in Allhallows Museum.

Read more here.

4. Honiton Chamber asks shops to 'join forces' as deterrent to criminals

Following a presentation by Special Constable Tom Hardy, of Honiton Community Policing Team, regarding the potential benefits of an early warning shop alerting system, utilising the WhatsApp mobile phone app, the Honiton Chamber Committee agreed unanimously to support the venture.

Read more here.

5. Honiton indies urged to sign up for October Fiver Fest

A new initiative supporting local businesses is being set up in Honiton, with Fiver Fest coming to town in October.

Totally Locally is a worldwide organisation operating in countries all over the globe, with the aim of boosting local economies through independent traders and community-focussed spending.

Read more here.

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