Movember celebrations in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 08:59 28 November 2012

The mayor, Councillor David Foster, is leading Movember efforts in Honiton.

The mayor, Councillor David Foster, is leading Movember efforts in Honiton.

Archant

All are invited to a special shave-off event in the town.

All are invited to come along to a special Movember shave-off celebration in Honiton.

The event, which is being organised by the town’s mayor, Councillor David Foster, takes place from 7pm on Friday (November 30) at the Turk’s Head Lodge.

There will be a competition on the night for the best moustache, where participants can battle it out to win the titles of best in show, most inventive moustache or weakest effort.

Trophies and certificates will be presented to the winners.

Competitors will show off their ’taches by strutting their stuff on the catwalk, with scores being awarded by judges Alan Rowe MBE of Alan Rowe Barbering and Midweek Herald reporter Katy Griffin.

A third judge will be chosen on the night.

Councillor Foster said: “Anyone who has grown a moustache is welcome to come along and get involved – and those who haven’t can come along and watch.

“It will be a great, fun evening and there will be a raffle as well with fantastic prizes.

“It will be well worth coming along for a wonderful evening – all are welcome.”

Councillor Foster set up his own team, the Movember Lads, who have been busy growing their moustaches to raise money and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer.

The team is made up of town crier Dave Retter, Gary Elliot, Oliver Buss, Jasper Tirard, Shane Quick, Mark Steward, Mahler Fox, Dave Hall and Mark Spink.

The Turk’s Head Lodge, which is officially sponsoring the Movember Lads, have donated the hall for free for the event.

Officers from Honiton Police Station have also been getting into the spirit of Movember this month.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 15:50

Ladies learn to make a floral delicacy in a workshop with tutor Jackie Nicholls.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:59

The town’s Rotary Club stresses the importance of regular monitoring

Read more
Yesterday, 11:38

Fire crews were called out this morning (Monday, April 24) to a domestic fire in Exmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:26

More pictures from the fire at Woodbury Common on Sunday, 23 April.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:32

Wildlife rangers are today starting to assess the impact of the major fire on Woodbury Common, the site of which includes a significant conservation area.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:13

Aircraft crew in joint exercise with the lifeboat volunteers and local coastguards

Read more
Yesterday, 09:38

A judge has ordered a fresh psychiatric report on a man who has admitted raping a woman during an attack in Honiton.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:49

Fire crews have begun dampening down a large scale fire on Woodbury Common – which covered nearly one-and-a-half-miles of moorland.

Read more
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Pictures and videos of the blaze at Woodbury Common which can be seen from miles from the scene

Read more
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Latest: *50 members of public dial 999 *High winds spread flames *Woodbury Park Hotel evacuated *One firefighter taken to hospital

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 0°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications