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Garden Party at Bicton Park

Our MP the Rt. Hon Hugo Swire hosted a Garden Party in Bicton Park. The Cabinet Minister Teresa May was due as the Guest Speaker, but of course the political changes that happened so quickly, prevented her coming. Instead our MP read out a very nice letter from her. Over 150 people came to the event, including most of the local big wigs.

It was a sunny evening and the guests were able to enjoy the splendid gardens. Every year they seem to improve and this display will take some beating.

 Hugo Swire MP giving his usual amusing speech.

A local resident clearly enjoying the party!

Above our local District Councillor Alan Dent enjoys a glass and to the left  the Leader of the East Devon District Council in a relaxed mood.