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Long-term sick leave for depression, personal stress and fatigue contributed to an increase in staff absence at East Devon District Council (EDDC) last year, new figures have revealed.

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12:28
Michael Portillo with artists Mark Loman (far left), Marcia Rowles and Ray Balkwill (far right).

Politician turned TV presenter Michael Portillo has made a whistle-stop visit to Exmouth to find out about a historic artist.

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Boundary changes are proposed for Devon County Council

Plans to merge Littleham with Budleigh Salterton for county council elections have been criticised.

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Anthony Turner was jailed for 33 months

An internet predator has been jailed after he groomed a 15-year-old girl through an online messaging service and arranged to meet her for sex.

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09:49
Members of Exmouth and Budleigh Explorer Scouts in Vietnam.

A group of youngsters from Exmouth and Budleigh are helping others during a trip to Vietnam.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Checking for treasure-four year old Jasmine Warren with Daine Waddington at Budleigh's Fairlynch Mueum Family Fun Day on Saturday. Ref exb 5191-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Budleigh’s Fairlynch Museum has shown visitors young and old the fun side of history at a smugglers and pirates-themed family fun day.

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Yesterday, 15:31
Families enjoyed pond dipping at the Devon Wildlife Trust's open day at Bystock nature reserve as part of East Devon Heath Week. Ref exe 5782-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Heath Week 2015

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Yesterday, 12:12

‘Boy racers’ driving on the seafront are so organised that they even have lookouts to avoid the police, it has been claimed.

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Yesterday, 12:12
Regular users of the sailability boat Martin Hutchins and Lucy Rutherford at the naming ceremony. Ref exe 8945-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Exe Sailing Club’s newest addition to its flotilla was launched last week.

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Yesterday, 09:30
Tooth decay for the UK

East Devon has the lowest rate of tooth decay in five-year-olds in the county - thanks to initiatives by dentists and health chiefs.

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Yesterday, 09:29
Nine month old Leo Burton. Ref exe 1984-25-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

More than 30 children marched along Exmouth seafront to show their support for a nine-month-old boy in Lympstone who has a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

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Yesterday, 09:27
Vote

More than 40 people have joined the East Devon Liberal Democrats in the 10 weeks since the local and general elections.

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Exmouth sport

12:38

Trevor Underwood hosted his Professional’s Day at East Devon on Saturday, writes Paul Willoughby.

12:38
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The Oaks Memorial Trophy took place and, as usual, there was an excellent turnout for this major competition, writes Carole Pye.

12:38
Exeter Falcons management Rob Doran (left) and Alan Spencer

More than 100 Exeter Falcons fans attended a packed public meeting to hear prospective promoters Rob Doran and Alan Spencer announce that they had found a site for a new track, writes Tony Lethbridge.

12:36
Neil Matson and Vela Fresca leaving Ponta Delgada at the start of the return leg of the Azores and Back race

Two members of the Exe Sailing Club, Neil Matson in Vela Fresca and Jeremy Moore in Redeye, recently completed the famous and well-established Azores and Back Race (AZAB) ocean sailing race.

12:36
The school rounders team that reached the national finals

Over a hundred sporty stars, parents and teachers gathered at Bassetts Farm Primary School, to celebrate the many achievements of the past 12 months.

12:35
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Exmouth Town complete their pre-season programme on Tuesday evening when Newton Abbot Spurs are the visitors to Southern Road kick off 7.30pm, writes John Dibsdall.

12:35

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison has been involved in a race with a difference this past week.

12:34
Exe Sc cruiser racing

The weather continues to be changeable for the Exe SC sailors, writes Rex Frost.

12:34
The Exmouth Gig Club C team

Exmouth Pilot Gig Club took part in the annual Teignmouth Gig Regatta, their fourth regatta of the season, writes Keith Cornish.

12:33
The school sports personality winners, Naomi Moyle, Rachel Stone and Joel Evans. The three took the top three places in the final standings.

Bassetts Year three/four tennis team finished third in the Devon Finals, which were held in Plymouth.

12:29
Cricket. A bowling machine in front of a score board / box.

Topsham St James Women’s team had an excellent win over North Devon.

12:26

Topsham St James recorded a comfortable 78 run victory against Stokinteignhead and picked up 18 points as they look to push into the top half of the D Division West table.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:35

Now in its third year, Branscombe Festival has established itself as one of the South West’s most prestigious cultural events.

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Yesterday, 09:22
Ninebarrow. Picture: Greg Funnell

Jim Causley and Friends will host a unique West-fest for Lyme Folk’s finale on Sunday, August 23, with How the West was Sung, a music-packed evening of song and banter, from local artists celebrating our the West Country.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Craft materials at A La Ronde

Looking for things for the kids to do this summer holiday? At A la Ronde – the 18th-century, 16-sided house and grounds near Exmouth, owned by the National Trust – there is a family activity on offer every day.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
SuperSonic 70s Show

Get your loon jeans, hot pants, scoop T-shirts and platform shoes at the ready… the SuperSonic ’70s Show is coming to Exmouth on Friday, August 21.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Honiton Music Company and Sidbury Choir.

Wind band, the Honiton Music Company, joined forces with Our Sidbury Choir for a fundraising evening of summertime music at Sidbury Church earlier this month.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Clown due The Popolinos in Circus Wonderland.

Circus Wonderland is coming to Exmouth soon. Described as Britain’s ‘most magical circus’, it’s at the Imperial Recreation Ground from Wednesday, July 29 until Sunday, August 2.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Kelly Oliver

Award-winning restaurant River Cottage has invited its first solo female music act to entertain diners at its Axminster HQ.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Exeter Morris Men performing at Exmouth's Bicton Inn. Photo: Paul Strange.

There’s another busy week in store for live music fans around Exmouth, with many genres to savour.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Seaton Tramway

The ‘Seaton Pearl’ sets sail once more on her voyage following the Axe Estuary from Seaton Terminus to Colyton Station on Friday, July 31.

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