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Yesterday, 14:12

A Budleigh-based care provider has teamed up with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to create a stronger community support network for the elderly.

Tue, 13:41

Exmouth puts on a festive feast and turns on the lights

Tue, 09:00

Pupils from Topsham School helped to open the new-look Co-op store in Fore Street.

Mon, 15:16

Concerned residents of Knowle village will be taking to the streets to ensure that motorists passing through keep to the speed limit.

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Mon, 09:22
Local pensioners enjoyed a complimentary three course meal at Franklins on the Strand Gardens this week.  Ref exe 2764-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pensioners in Exmouth were treated to a three-course Christmas meal this week - courtesy of Franklins’ restaurant.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

A drug user who threatened to kill his girlfriend has been ordered to receive drug rehab and psychiatric treatment by a judge, Matthew Mingo’s ‘paranoid episodes’ made him believe he was being chased by mystery assassins; he also attacked three people.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Robin Rea

An award-winning Ottery St Mary eatery is to host a festive fundraising feast next week in aid of a good cause.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Neil Hampson

An exhibition featuring work from several West Country artists reopens tomorrow (Saturday, December 13) at East Devon Art Academy in Old Fore Street, Sidmouth.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Budleigh Salterton Hospital volunteers leaving after long service. Ann Bentley and Betty Downing cut their leaving cake together. Ref exb 3186-50-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Volunteers call it a day after more than 25 years each.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Flooding in Exmouth earlier this year. The government has announced a multi-million pound flood defence programme for the town. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 1817-06-14SH.

Cash to be provided by ministers

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Pupils from Exmouth Community College's Exmouth Raptors American football programme helped Tesco's food bank appeal.

College Raptors don uniforms to collect donations

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Exmouth Town Hall.

Business could boom for town centre traders, if the district council moves to Exmouth, say civic leaders.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Withycombe Raleigh Playgroup held their Christmas fair at the weekend. A giant teddy was one of the prizes on offer at the fete. Ref exe 1535-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

There was big fun with a big bear at the Withycombe Raleigh Playgroup Christmas Fair.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Eager Beaver, by Emma Bowring, which has raised £700 for the Devon Wildlife Trust's appeal to keep wild beavers on the River Otter.

A top TV presenter and an East Devon artist have joined the campaign to keep wild beavers on the River Otter.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The Owen Building at Rolle College

Finally, after a six-year struggle, the transformation of Rolle College into a community hub could be realised after Whitehall chiefs pledged £99,000

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Monday, December 8, 2014

An exciting new music project could help Budleigh’s youngest children get a head start in music, if it gets backing from the community.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Fire: Two fire engines were called out to a living room fire in a second floor flat in Halyards on Sunday morning.

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Monday, December 8, 2014
Woodbury Community Orchard’s Big Planting Day saw 30 trees planted taking the total up to just off 60 trees. These were part funded by a grant from The Tree Council. 1st Woodbury Guides who were obtaining their community challenge badge helped also Woodbury Rainbows and pupils from Woodbury School. Ref exv woodbury orchard1. Picture: Submitted

The people of Woodbury have come together again to plant trees and add to a developing community area.

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
The Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' group from Budleigh Salterton Carnival Club pictured at Axminster Carnival. Ref exb 6370-39-14SH Picture: Simon Horn

A club which has raised more than £100,000 for charities could be forced to end if it cannot find a new home.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Computer

A parlimentary candidate for Exmouth and East Devon has been reported to the police after a comment on one of her online posts said ‘cull all Tory councillors’.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Artist Tim Britton has written and illustrated a book about the Jurassic Coast

A new book that takes a quirky look at the Jurassic Coast has been published in time for Christmas.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Exmouth Community College's year nine boys football team.

Young footballers at Exmouth Community College are ready to mix it with the best in England after a storming start to their season.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Children at Brixington School were treated to a visit by Arctic Explorer Ben Collins this week, the visit was part of their term subject on the Polar regions. Ben is pictured with some children from years one and two. Ref exe 1848-49-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children from Brixington school had a visit from an Arctic explorer on Monday (December 1) as part of their focus on the polar regions.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Royal Navy sailors from Exmouth are helping to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
RN Observer Lieutenant Robert Crewdson and Naval Air Engineer Petty Officer Paul Coombs, serving together with 820 Naval Air Squadron, are off Sierra Leone onboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship, RFA Argus.

Royal Navy sailors from Exmouth are helping to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Little Bear Norman aged 3 shares a book with 101 year old Beattie Farley at the Welcome Centre's intergenerational project. Ref exe 9007-48-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Some of Exmouth’s youngest and most elderly residents have been brought together, with the aim of bridging the gap between generations.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Nurse Jane Watson (right) receives the title of Queen's Nurse.

A senior community nurse has received top-level recognition for her high standards of care.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Liz Healy (centre) who was the original manager of the Exmouth Cards for Good Causes shop 25 years ago, pictured with current manager Janette Smith (right) and long-standing volunteer May Dyson (left).

A volunteer-staffed shop in Exmouth is marking 25 years of raising money for charity at Christmas.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
The benches being returned to harbour

A special medal, bestowed to loved ones of the fallen, could belong to the family of a Falklands hero from Exmouth.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Ryan Draper,Pete Trapnell,Scott Edey and Mike Markham of White Watch all head for the finish line where it was declared a 'Dead Heat'. Ref exe 8964-48-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Shoppers at an Exmouth supermarket would have seen a blue blur last week when they were joined by a team of firefighters on a charity challenge.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Three year old Jessica Packer helps out her grandparents with the shopping at the Otterton Community Shop this week. Ref exb 1885-49-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

The tills are finally ringing in Otterton after the village’s long- awaited community shop opened its doors.

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