East Devon News

Yesterday, 11:00

The decision was taken at a meeting of the NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) governing body earlier this month.

Yesterday, 06:59
Isobel Simpson, winner of the ice-cream competition with her 'Orange Secret' with Val Voysey of Furzeleigh Down dairy . Ref mha 1087-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Axminster Primary School pupils challenged to create new flavour

Wed, 17:15
Mimi Cook joined several other heart and lung transplant patients for the fundraising mountain mission.

She described the challenge as the ‘hardest, scariest, most challenging, rewarding, eye opening, proudest thing’ she has ever done.

Wed, 11:10
The damage caused by vandals.

An appeal has been made by police, who are urging any witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, to come forward.

Wed, 07:48
Axminster police station

£250,000 scheme revealed to improve the notorious Hunters Lodge junction on the A35 near Axminster

Tue, 15:00
A mountain bike similar to this one was stolen from outside a property in High Street, Honiton.

The bike is a Carrera Vulcan and is very distinctive.

Tue, 10:02
Pirates on parade in Seaton. Photo Ian Barradale

Jolly Roger to be hoisted over Windsor Gardens

Tue, 09:41

The incident took place at Marlpits Lane at 5.37pm.

Mon, 14:59
Seaton police station

Unknown resident sent youths packing after their tried to break into Townsend Medical Practice

Mon, 11:00
Naomi Gilbert, founding member of Action on Postpartum Psychosis charity, with her daughters Ella, four, and Anya, nine. Ref mhh 4730-31-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) was founded in 2012, and offers peer support to mums and dads suffering from the illness.

Mon, 06:59
Lyme lifeboat in action off the main beach

Lyme RNLI crew find tender against harbour wall but with no one aboard.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Gardening broadcaster and journalist Anne Swithinbank opens up the open garden event organised by Hilary and Michael Pritchard.

The afternoon – raising funds for the Multiple System Atrophy Trust (MST) – was declared a “great success” by the organisers.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Honiton mayor Caroline Kolek officially opens the new activity wall at Allhallows playing fields. Ref mhh 0940-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The wall is the last of three projects brought to the town through Section 106 money - cash collected by East Devon District Council (EDDC) from developers as part of planning agreements.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Thelma Hulbert Gallery staff with EDDC councillors who have praised the new signage in the car park. Ref mhh 1463-30-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The eye-catching signage includes a large sign at the gallery entrance and in Dowell Street, together with signs directing visitors from the Lace Walk car park.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Although a slight delay from the provisional opening date of Monday, July 27, the August opening will allow people to find out more about what is offered.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Between Monday, June 8, and Sunday, July 12, 44 offences were recorded – a drop of five compared to the same period last year.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Zoe Reed of SPS kickboxing with Makenzie Damous at the Honiton community festival. Ref mhh 0945-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The spectacle was put on by East Devon District Council’s community support workers and Honiton Community Church.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Colyton Grammar School's IT code challenge students

Three teams reach the finals of the Wiltshire and Dorset Code Challenge

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Paul Darlow and Dean Mallon, of Otter Rotters, with a trial crop.

The crops include rarely seen crops such as oca, skirret and various perennial substitutes for spinach.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Margaret Buttifant, Jenny Male and Judy Green serving a young customer on the cake stall at the Seaton Hospital League of Friends’ Summer Fayre.

Skin clinic at Seaton Hospital League of Friends’ event detects five cases of cancer

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The car collided with the central reservation at around 7.30am near Daisymount.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Ferne Animal Sanctuary  officials with Miriam Christian (right, (holding kitten Clyde) from Pets at Home Axminster representing Support Adoption for Pets.

Axminster Pets at Home customers raise over £1,000 for adoption charity

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Crowds enjoy Honiton Charter Day last year. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhh 3599-30-11SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.midweekheraldl.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The event is hitting Honiton this Saturday (July 25), bringing with it an array of stalls, attractions and entertainment.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The newly opened section of Lyme's sea defences

Lyme’s new sea defences win top award

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Amber Hales (front centre) won the Prom Queen crown

Pupils marked the end of year 11 at Axe Valley Community College with a stylish party at the Deer Park Hotel.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Philip Minshall, 23, could be in Devon.

Concern grows from 23-year-old who has been missing for more than 20 days.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Teachers and staff celebrate an 'Outstanding' rating.

Sarah Bilson, pre-school manager, said the school has been ‘working tirelessly’ since the last Ofsted inspection to improve on its ‘Good’ rating.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Charity Togs volunteers Rhoda North,Dorothy Howarth and Jean Olley outside the shop in South Street. Ref mha 1102-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Axminster Care Service needs to find some new recruits

Monday, July 20, 2015
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 www.exmouthjournal.co.uk 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.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Axe Valley Community Choir members (l to r) Shirley Williams, Jean Bowmer, Sheila Bean and Janet Hales.

Members make £500 donation ot the new Axminster and Seaton group

Monday, July 20, 2015
Axminster police station

Police offer home owners security advice

Monday, July 20, 2015
The Pink Ladies team  Photo Richard Horibin

Bathtub race won by Dorset firefighters

Saturday, July 18, 2015
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.

Friday, July 17, 2015
East Devon MP Hugo Swire

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

Friday, July 17, 2015
Axminster Hospital

Inpatient facilties to be concentrated at Seaton

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