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George Nightingale is facing a battle with the council over alterations made to the inside of his premises Spoken on the Strand gardens. Ref exe 17-16SH 2276. Picture: Simon Horn.

An Exmouth councillor has called on district planners to reconsider a ruling which could force a town centre café/bar to close.

County Hall in Exeter.

An Exmouth man died from a cancer connected with exposure to asbestos, an inquest heard.

Graham Booker. Picture: Irving of Exeter.

A Sidmouth churchwarden, found guilty of pushing over an 85-year-old pensioner and kicking him as he lay on the ground, has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

A headteacher who apologised to parents when pupils believed role-play was real has defended her tactics.

Exmouth Business Awards evening. MP Hugo Swire has a go at the tables with chair of Chamber Of Commerce Ian MacQueen. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exe 0288-18-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to and click on myphotos24

After hours of deliberation by the judges, the shortlist for the Exmouth Business Awards 2016 has now been announced.

Exeter Magistrates' Court

A motorist who was caught doing 73mph on a 30mph residential road has escaped a driving ban.

Annie Tinsley from Budleigh Salterton will be climbing Kilimanjaro later this year and in the process raising money for the Nepalese Earthquake Appeal. Annie was near to Everest base camp last year when the quake struck. Ref exb 17-16SH 2233. Picture: Simon Horn.

A young Budleigh woman, who had to run for her life from avalanches on Mount Everest after last year’s earthquake in Nepal, is returning to mountaineering to raise funds for victims of the disaster.

St John's school's new director of music Clive Salmon is pictured with year four students this week. Ref shs 15-16SH 0405. Picture: Simon Horn

A keyboardist who performed on a charity recording of a David Bowie classic has taken the top music job at St John’s School.

Police are warning residents about rogue traders after a Woodbury Salterton pensioner was conned out of £2,000.

Voters will be going to the polls next week to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall.

Plans to convert a former day centre in Exmouth into flats have been withdrawn.

Motorists in Withycombe are facing continuing delays, due to roadworks which have run later than scheduled.

The Devon Air Ambulance Trust is seeking places in Exmouth where its helicopter can land after dark, as it prepares to begin flying at night.

An annual charity event which gets people active for good causes is being held this weekend – and it’s not too late to enter.

Sheet Music

Animal lovers are invited to attend a spring concert at St Margaret’s Church on Saturday, April 30, from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.

Women in Topsham are encouraged to get running with a community group every Tuesday.

EDDC officer spraying a temporary stencil alerting dogs owners to the ban

Signs telling people about the seasonal dog bans on East Devon beaches have been improved.

Beacon Primary School receive a good Ofsted report. Ref exe 16-16AW 3486. Picture: Alex Walton

The headteacher of The Beacon Primary School has been praised by government inspectors for her ‘skilled’ leadership, helping pupils ‘achieve the best they can’.

A team from Exmouth’s Haldon House Surgery, in Imperial Road, is gearing up to take part in this year’s Hospiscare Twilight Walk, in July.

A team from Exmouth’s Haldon House Surgery, in Imperial Road, is gearing up to take part in this year’s Hospiscare Twilight Walk, in July.

Cycling duo, Bob Skelly and Andy Bennett, will be cycling to raise money for Help Izzy Walk campaign. Ref ext 15-16AW 2642. Picture: Alex Walton

A postman from Woodbury is looking to raise £5,000 to help his niece receive a life-changing operation.

Exmouth Hospital

A spokesman for the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust said the organisation was not aware of any impact on its services at any its community hospitals in East Devon.

Artist Anna Fitzgerald, of Sea Dog Art gallery, in Gussiford Lane, with Deidre Ryan, preparing

Colourful pompoms, a crochet-covered campervan and a host of art created by scores of residents will adorn the streets of Exmouth.

Residents are being urged to take care when enjoying the sunshine.

Health experts have released some top tips to sun-seekers, as part of the British Association of Dermatologists’ Sun Awareness Week, running from May 9 to May 15, 2016.

Topsham Swimming Pool. Ref ext 0002-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

Topsham Swimming Pool has taken its fundraising efforts online in its ongoing battle to stay open, writes Lewis Deakin.

Jan Thornton, Gill Smith and Mandy Goibson are pictured at the Exmouth Indoor Market pet stall with a list of more than 1,200 signatures calling for an out of hours vetinary service for the town. Ref exe 8804-50-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Animal lover Mandy Gibson is ‘disappointed’ her 2,000-strong petition to bring back 24-hour vet care to Exmouth has failed.

Three tenors (from left): Robert Fowler, Scott Hamilton and Julian Marc Stringle at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

This year’s Budleigh Jazz Festival – spread across three days at the Budleigh Salterton Public Hall – saw ‘something for everyone’.

Landlords in East Devon, with currently vacant family-sized properties, are being urged to come forward to help house Syrian refugees.

A car overturned in Exmouth causing the road to be blocked in both directions on Castle Lane.

Magistrates banned an Exmouth man from drving after he was caught speeding seven times in five days

An 81-year-old Exmouth woman has been banned from driving after she was caught speeding four times at the same spot

Domino's Pizza in Exmouth

A national pizza chain has held talks about moving into Budleigh Salterton’s High Street, the Journal understands.

Detectives are appealing for help tracing a haul of jewellery stolen when homes were burgled in Exmouth and Exton

Plans to build 23 new homes and renovate football pitches in Exmouth have been backed by the town council.

Community groups in Topsham have been encouraged to apply for a grant from Exeter City Council.

Fire crews were mobilised to tackle a fire at a derelict building in Exmouth.

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