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Gill Laws receives her British Empire Medal from the Lord Lieutenant of Devon, David Fursdon.

An Exmouth community champion says she will never forget two days in which she attended a Buckingham Palace garden party and received the British Empire Medal.

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Staff at Diggers Rest, Woodbury Salterton, raise more than £1,000 for the Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF)

A charity has thanked a kind-hearted Woodbury Salterton business for its donation of £1,065.

Yesterday, 21:31
Samba band Street Heat performed in the Strand Gardens on Sunday as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations. Ref exe 21-16SH 5562. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures of the band playing in Exmouth

06:30
An open debate about Britain's membership of the EU took place at the Public Hall

More than 100 people turned out for an open debate about Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU).

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Yesterday, 18:31
Dr Simon Singh MBE

The organisers of Sidmouth Science Festival are delighted to announce that a celebrated science communicator will be joining this year’s event.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Celebrations at Littleham Primary School following their Church inspection report. Pictured with some of the children and headteacher Duncan Nelmes are rev Benedict Cambridge with Children, Youth and Families worker Nigel Candelent. Ref exe 20-16SH 4728. Picture: Simon Horn.

An Exmouth school is celebrating after receiving outstanding in all three areas of its annual church inspection.

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Yesterday, 14:57
Sarka Andersonova (left) of Carousel Childcare in Budleigh with some of the children. Ref exb 20-16TI 1155. Picture: Terry Ife

A Budleigh Salterton childcare service faces a race against time to find a new home - after it was announced its current lease would not be extended.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Douglas Avenue resident Val Toomey will be walking more than 100km around the Isle of Wight this weekend to raise money for the charity Bloodwise. Ref exe 17-16SH 2285. Picture: Simon Horn.

An Exmouth woman is celebrating after completing a walking challenge on the Isle of Wight.

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Yesterday, 09:26
The Exmouth RNLI D class ILB George Bearman is brought back to the boathouse following a shout on Tuesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 9531-16-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth RNLI crew members rescued 10 passengers and the captain of a river taxi which ran aground on Friday (May 20).

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Yesterday, 06:30

A developer that wants to build hundreds of new homes in Exmouth is encouraging the use of ‘rat runs’ through residential roads to solve traffic problems with the site, councillors have revealed.

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Franklins on the Strand have sponsored one lot of new football kit for children at the Beacon primary school. India Haywood from Franklins is pictured with some of the youngsters in their smart new kit and their PE co-ordinator Amanda Pow. Ref exe 20-16SH 4661. Picture: Simon Horn.

Two Exmouth businesses are giving something back to the community by sponsoring football kits at Beacon Primary School.

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Topsham Swimming Pool has received a £5,000 cash boost in its ongoing battle to stay open.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

A kind-hearted Topsham man has raised around £4,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association after walking the Brighton Marathon.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Janet Mann with her South West Wedding Award.

An Exmouth woman is aiming for success at national wedding awards, following her victory in a regional contest.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Plans to take in five to 10 Syrian refugee families in East Devon have been backed.

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East Devon News

Yesterday, 21:31
Samba band Street Heat performed in the Strand Gardens on Sunday as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations. Ref exe 21-16SH 5562. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures of the band playing in Exmouth

Yesterday, 18:31
Dr Simon Singh MBE

The organisers of Sidmouth Science Festival are delighted to announce that a celebrated science communicator will be joining this year’s event.

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Yesterday, 10:58
MP Hugo Swire visited Ottery St Mary hospital on Saturday where he spoke with protesters. Ref sho 21-16SH 4957. Picture: Simon Horn.

Scores of protesters turned out to express anger that the facility could be under threat

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Yesterday, 09:26
The Exmouth RNLI D class ILB George Bearman is brought back to the boathouse following a shout on Tuesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 9531-16-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth RNLI crew members rescued 10 passengers and the captain of a river taxi which ran aground on Friday (May 20).

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Sunday, May 22, 2016
Demolition work is underway on the former Honiton Royal British Legion building. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4563. Picture: Alex Walton

Up to eight homes could be built in Honiton if proposals are given the green light by district planners.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Axe Estuary Wetlands education centre

The district council Countryside team will be holding a ‘What’s that bird?’ day at Seaton Wetlands next month.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Paul and Diana Lloyd have shed the weight of a person between them over the last two years.

A Sidmouth couple, who have lost the equivalent of a person in weight, said the ‘right mindset’ can help people achieve their slimming goals.

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Residents take part in a beach clean exercise.

East Devon residents are being encouraged to enjoy the coastline as part of World Oceans Day.

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Left to right, Miss Lapinskis (Brixington Primary Academy School), Mrs Tetley and Mrs Hughes (Both Beacon C of E Primary School)

Teachers from five Exmouth schools met on the town’s beach to discover new ways to develop their teaching outdoors.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Motor racing legend Nigel Mansell opned the latest Dream-A-Way caravan at Devon Cliffs on Saturday. Ref exe 19-16SH 3685. Picture: Simon Horn.

Former Formula One champion Nigel Mansell flew in to open new holiday home

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fire crews were called out to an electrical fire in Exmouth today (Thursday, May 19).

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Devon and Cornwall's new Police and Crime Commisioner Alison Hernandez

Alison Hernandez has started in role despite being the subject of an investigation

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Sidmouth Lifeboat. Ref shs 4548-02-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Sidmouth Lifeboat was called out this afternoon (May 19) after reports of a kite surfer getting into difficulty.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Cat and her boyfriend Mark are climbing the height of Everest in a day to raise funds for ARC

Cat and Mark raise funds in memory of Stanley

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Tallie Blanshard, 15,  receives her award  from GA treasurer Mick Dawson

A Colyton Grammar School student has been named the winner of the Geographical Association’s prestigious national competition.

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