Bungalow extension plans backed in Brixington and other news

07:00 24 February 2013


Plans to convert and extend a garage at a Brixington bungalow into an extension have been backed by town planners. Read this and more

BY-ELECTION: At the close of nominations last week, four candidates had been nominated for the post of town councillor in the Town ward.

The candidates are: Tim Cope (Independent); David Gwiliam (Labour); Ian Brownbill (Liberal Democrats); and Colin Rogers (Conservative).

The election is on Thursday, March 14, and follows Councillor Will McConnell standing down.

Town clerk Colin Poole said: “The election is only for residents living in the Town ward. If you are not sure which ward you are in, you will get a poll card through the post. If you don’t, you’re not eligible to vote.”


EXTENSION BACKED: Plans to convert and extend a garage at a Brixington bungalow into an extension have been backed by town planners.

On Monday the plans at 21 Anson Road were supported by the town council’s planning committee.

Councillor Maddie Chapman said: “These are retirement bungalows. They want to move the garage forward and stick an extension on the back.

“This has already been done to other properties, so I see no problem.”

District planners will make the final decision.


JAZZ TRAIN: Social club FriendsUK is starting up a new bi-monthly jazz club.

Members will travel on the “jazz train” from Exmouth to Eggesford for lunch and entertainment from Steve Tucker’s All Star Jazz Band.

To learn more about joining FriendsUK, call David on 07845 928393.


Other News Stories

A Budleigh Salterton woman has taken on a 150-ft abseil to raise funds for the charity which has helped her family.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:08

Half term forest school activities were taking place this week with lots of children

Read more
Yesterday, 14:01

Children enjoyed a pop-up puppet show at Exmouth library performed by The Wild Toy Theatre.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

The Rotary Club of Exeter Enterprise is holding a polio lunch in Topsham on Sunday, November 20, starting at 12.30pm for 1pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

Police efforts to monitor ‘boy racers’ on Exmouth seafront have revealed that cases of drivers speeding in the area are rare.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30

A major cycle route through Exmouth is to be closed for more than four months due to work being carried out by South West Water.

Read more
Mon, 17:26

Armed forces charity SSAFA has launched a campaign ‘Got Your Back’ to help vulnerable veterans

Read more
Mon, 17:04

A survey of more than 8,000 over-50s has revealed most pack some home comforts when they go away

Read more
Mon, 16:40

Lock company Yale is highlighting some safety advice to help keep homes safe and secure this Halloween

Read more
Mon, 16:23

New laws giving cigarette and tobacco manufacturers a year to change all packaging are evident in the South West; the drab green packs, with bigger health warnings and graphic images, have been spotted in the county.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Photo Orders
Family notices
Google Plus
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications