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Schoolchildren in Topsham were visited by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) with an anti-bullying message.

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Exmouth Mayor cllr Maddy Chapman and Town Crier Roger Bourgein joined Bob Dennison-the MD of Stagecoach SW to launch the new Gold Stagecoach bus service which features free wi-fi and USB charging points and will be on the 57 route between Exmouth and Exeter. Ref exe 7072-47-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Stagecoach is promising customers in Exmouth a first-class service after spending £2.1 million on a fleet of 10 new buses.

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Melissa Hockings, from Marpool Primary School, who was named as Children and Young People’s Workforce Apprentice of the Year at the Exeter College Apprenticeship Awards.

An Exmouth pre-school and nursery, and an apprentice at an Exmouth primary school, are celebrating after receiving awards for their work.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Father Nick Batchelor with his daughters Rosie (left) and Grace (right)

A kind-hearted school pupil from Topsham has nominated her father for a community award.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Syria children were 'overwhelmed' to receive letters of friendship from Lympstone Primary School pupils.

‘There wasn’t a dry eye left’ as Lympstone Primary School pupils looked at pictures and watched a video of Syrian youngsters receiving letters of friendship.

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Yesterday, 06:30
Overflowing recycling bins at Tesco, Salterton Road.

Supermarket chain Tesco has called for people to use its recycling area responsibly, after it was left strewn with dumped waste.

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Fri, 16:30
Freddie Woodcock, pictured with grandchildren Izabella Woodcock, Beau Watson, and Jay Woodcock, and copies of his book, The Secret Coin.

A Brixington grandfather, who has overcome dyslexia to write his first novel, is hoping to encourage others to write.

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Fri, 12:30
Brixington Church

Plans to demolish Brixington Community Church and spend £2.5million rebuilding it could be altered to ease residents’ concerns, the Reverend Simon Atkinson has said.

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Fri, 10:00
Aerial view of Exmouth Ref: 23-05-0043SH

A new survey, asking the public about redevelopment plans for Exmouth seafront, has found strong opposition to the current proposals.

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Fri, 09:15

A formal planning application has been submitted for an M&S food store on the site of Exmouth Bus Station.

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Thu, 14:31
Injuries suffered by David Yeo when an e-cigarette battery caught fire in his pocket.

An Exmouth man has suffered serious burns after an e-cigarette battery blew up in his trouser pocket.

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Thu, 10:00

Police have issued an appeal for help in tracking down vandals who struck at the Exmouth land train’s garaging facilities on the Maer Road car park.

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Exmouth sport


A superb team effort saw Exmouth United Under-11s earn a 1-0 victory over the impressive Sidmouth Warriors.


Brixington United Under-13s were excellent value for their first clean sheet home victory of the season – and their second shut-out this term, as they defeated visiting Moors 2-0.

Swimming pool

Failure to attend a gala at a venue nominated by the National Arena Swimming League Western Division has resulted in punitive maximum fines of £500 being applied to five swimming clubs, writes Ian Lang.

Thu, 08:57
Avocet being put through its paces by the crew in the race from Topsham to Shelley Beach

After the success of the Turf Lock row in the summer, Exmouth Gig Club members weren’t behind the door in committing to take part in a Sunday row to Topsham and back, writes Phil Gater.

Thu, 08:57
Exe SC Sailability event

This year has seen another milestone for the Sailability project, writes Rex Frost.

Thu, 08:57
Withy 2nd XV action versus Crediton II

Withycombe made sure the form book ran true as they underlined their table-topping status to put hosts Newquay top the sword, beating the Cornish side 72-5.

Thu, 08:57
Witjycombe Under-13 action V Brixham

Withycombe Under-13s were worthy 55-5 winners when they entertained Brixham.

Thu, 08:57
Withycombe Under-10 action

Withycombe Under-10s were unlucky at Brixham where they had travelled with a much depleted squad of twelve to face the stern challenge of the hosts and were ultimately beaten 18-10.

Thu, 08:57
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Withycombe Under-12s were comfortable winners when they hosted Brixham at Raleigh Park.

Thu, 08:56

Following the narrow defeat at Tavistock the previous week, Exmouth Under-14s were confident that they were capable of securing a much needed win when Tavy arrived at Imperial Road.

Thu, 08:56

Exmouth Quins continued their unbeaten season with a 41-23 victory at Cullompton II.

Thu, 08:53

The East Devon seniors played a three-ball better ball, at 3 Ball Better ball, writes Paul Willoughby.

Latest Entertainment News

Fri, 18:30

After last year’s sell-out Christmas party at The Beehive, Honiton, Area 52 are back with their great selection of soul, funk, pop and disco numbers to get you up on the dance floor after a delicious homemade supper served at your table.

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Thu, 18:30
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service Concert Band.

Festive favourites will feature in a varied programme when the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service Concert Band performs soon in Budleigh.

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Thu, 18:30
Susie Milmer

Seaton Choral Society promises to be a joyful occasion when it presents its Christmas concert

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Thu, 17:30
Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

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Wed, 18:30
Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

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Wed, 18:30
When Homes Met Watson was performed in Feniton.

This week offers the last chance to buy tickets for the vibrant Abba-oriented show When Holmes Met Watson at The Beehive, in Honiton, with the show on this weekend.

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Wed, 18:30

Love Frozen or hate it, you will laugh your stripy socks off at these two lovable clowns and their puppet rock band.

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Tue, 18:30
The Alligators

The Alligators – one of the country’s top rock ‘n’roll bands – are coming to Exmouth at the end of November.

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Mon, 18:30
Let There be Light-Exmouth's Mayor John Humphreys officially switched on the Devoncourt Hotel Christmas Lights on Friday evening.  Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 1751-48-12SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on MyPhotos24.

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual switch-on of lights at Exmouth’s Devoncourt Hotel in Douglas Avenue.

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