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

Tooth decay for the UK

Exmouth dentists and health bosses are backing calls for a ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks, after 368 children were admitted to Wonford last year to have health-threatening rotting teeth removed.

‘School in a Bag ‘ charity

Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Exmouth have been busily knitting teddy bears with their own little carry bags, to donate to poor children in Asia and Africa.

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.

A disposable barbecue on Exmouth beach. Ref exe 9771-26-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth beach revellers are being warned this summer to discard their disposable barbecues safely.

Brixington Primary School’s Year 6 end of year production

Parents declared Brixington Primary School’s production of Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies the ‘best school show they had ever seen’.

The circus comes to Exmouth

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.

Year six children at Marpool have been taught how to play brass instruments under the guidance of Peter Mansfield and Wider Opportunites in Brass. This week they showcased their work in a short concert to their peers. Ref exe 4642-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Youngsters in the Exmouth area are being given a great chance to make some noise and get into music.

The new engine, codenamed

A new locomotive – powered by a Mini car engine - is coming to the Beer Heights Railway at Pecorama, near Beer. Codenamed “Mini”, the locomotive will be officially named on Sunday, August 30.

Exmouth Community College Premier Cup winner Joyce Tang receives her prize from college principal Tony Alexander and chair of governors Jill Elson.

Exmouth Community College has acclaimed its best and brightest at its annual premier awards.

A Budleigh residential home has been told it ‘requires improvement’ by an inspector.

Graham Martin the oraniser of an anti-slavery party at the saddlers arms in Lympstone with Michaela Alfred-Kamara the education officer for anti-slavery International. Photo by Terry Ife ref exv 9218-31-12TI To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on myphotos24

The Exeter Anti-Slavery Group is holding its annual summer party on Sunday, July 26, 2pm-6pm, at the Globe Inn, The Strand, Lympstone.

Honiton Sausage and Cider Festival 2015. Roger Bourgein and Steve Gazzard sign up visitors to the organ donor register. Ref mhh 5423-19-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

There’s a transplant awareness event today (Saturday, July 18) in Exmouth’s The Strand, from 10am to 5pm.

East Devon MP Hugo Swire

MP Hugo Swire has condemned the decision to reduce inpatient beds across East Devon’s community hospitals.

The Historic Vehicle Gathering at Powderham Castle, near Exeter, organised by the Crash Box and Classic Car Club,

Fun for all the family is the theme of this year’s Historic Vehicle Gathering, which takes place at Powderham Castle, Kenton, near Exeter, this weekend (Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12).

The World War Two Hampden bomber

The true story of how a World War Two bomber crashed on Dartmoor in March 1941 is the subject of a forthcoming event in Exmouth.

Quiz Night fun in South Molton on June 14.

Ed Lee’s Thursday-night quiz at Exmouth’s GWRSA Railway Club is growing in popularity. It regularly draws 100 people, with as many as 20 teams taking part.

MP Hugo Swire visited year five children at Topsham School this week where he listened to presentations by the students. Ref ext 2058-25-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Children at Topsham Primary School were visited by MP Hugo Swire as part of the Send a Friend to School campaign.

Seven year old Ted McCaffery gets prepared to splat St Peters school youngsters with a custard pie at the school's summer fair on Saturday. Ref exb 2509-27-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

There was family fun in the sun at the weekend to raise money for St Peter’s Primary School.

Hugo Swire MP presented Drake's School with a flag they designed for the 2015 Parliament flags project. Ref exb 9431-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Pupils at Drake’s School, East Budleigh, have been presented with a flag they designed which flew at Parliament as part of a national project.

World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.


For more than 60 years, the iconic Walton’s department store was Exmouth’s answer to Grace Brothers in the sitcom Are you Being Served, complete with haberdashery and lingerie departments, menswear and ladieswear, a huge toy department and perfumery.

Exeter Road school's sports day. Ref exe 9472-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Children at Exeter Road Primary School enjoyed the sunshine as they competed in the school’s annual sports day.

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