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A new ‘construction company’ has set up in Uplyme – building Anglo-Saxon longhouses and roundhouses.

Award-winning team to premiere film at town’s annual Seafest celebrations

Fire crews were called out to a shed fire in Exmouth last night which spread to a property.

The King’s School has formally launched a consultation into changing its school uniform.

Dick Whittington is coming to Newton Poppleford - oh yes he is!

Firefighters are reminding residents across East Devon of the importance of getting their chimneys swept.

Project leaders behind a proposed cross-Channel power cable making landfall at Budleigh Salterton beach have allayed residents’ fears over the scheme.

Police have confirmed the identity of the two bodies found at a house in Dunkeswell as Michael and Nicola Beck.

New proposals to save Honiton Hospital’s inpatient beds have been put forward by its Friends group.

Chair of hospital’s comforts fund implores health bosses not to ‘kill off voluntary sector’ and disregard £5million of community contributions

It is panto time as Ottery Community Theatre prepares for its first night of The Princess and The Pea.

A new music project based in Axminster is aiming to strike a chord with young people from across East Devon.

A Sidmouth teenager is more driven than ever to pursue a musical theatre career - after appearing on the BBC’s new singing show.

New Axminster Costa shop provides jobs

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Axminster’s new town centre Costa store will open on Saturday (January 14) providing seven jobs for local people.

Gallery: New lifeboat arrives in Exmouth

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exmouth’s new inshore lifeboat has arrived, with residents turning out in force to welcome it and also say goodbye to the boat it replaced.

Devon’s fleet of gritters are out on the county’s precautionary salting network today (Thursday, January 12).

A pioneering Axminster-based charity that helps youngsters with emotional problems could become a model for similar schemes across the country.

Pete Bendall – a revered and talented Exmouth musician – died shortly before Christmas.

Exmouth’s new inshore lifeboat will be arriving at the town’s RNLI station this morning (Thursday).

Gallery: Digital Exmouth in 2016

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Digital Exmouth photography Facebook group - year in pictures.

Devon motorists are being urged to take care with cold weather predicted later this week.

Mark Hannaford speaks of his experience and why he would return to face ‘the greatest humanitarian crisis of our era’.

Honiton Town Council acted unlawfully by imposing additional sanctions on one of its members who publicly criticised its financial dealings, the High Court has ruled.

The family of a Sidmouth man who lost his life to drugs have paid tribute to a ‘loveable rogue with a heart of gold’, following an inquest into his death.

Pupils and staff at Drake’s Primary School are celebrating being ranked in the country’s top 1,000 primary schools for their SATs results.

A severe weather warning for ice and snow has been issued for the South West by the MET Office.

A dog owner, left needing to find £200 a month for his chronically ill springer spaniel, has launched a fundraising bid to help pay for his vet bills.

Public Health England (PHE) South West is reminding unvaccinated first year students to get immunised now against deadly meningococcal disease.

Calls for authority to look at most expensive option as only way forward to protect town

The repainting of an iconic feature of Sidmouth’s seafront is among the projects set to be budgeted by East Devon District Council (EDDC) in 2017/18.

There will not be an ‘independent consultation’ on redeveloping Exmouth seafront, the man leading the project has said.

Sidmouth Lifeboat’s first ever winter ball was a ‘roaring success’ that raised more than £1,500 for the charity.

Planning applications for a cross-channel power cable making landfall in Budleigh Salterton have been submitted.

Mamhead Slipway opens

Monday, January 9, 2017

A £1.3million project to renovate Mamhead Slipway has been completed and is now open to the public, writes Daniel Wilkins.

Nominations open for Devon awards

Monday, January 9, 2017

People in Exmouth are being urged to nominate those who have worked hard to take part in or organise sport in the town.

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