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Pretty Muddy charity event.

East Devon women are being urged to get the new year off to a great start by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2016.

Still from a video showing possible flood defences for Exmouth.

A 3D virtual flight over Exmouth has been created to explain possible future flood defences for the town.

All Saints Church in East Budleigh Ref exb 5424-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

EAST BUDLEIGH: More than £600 has been raised by All Saints Church over the past 12 months for a voluntary adoption agency.

Rider John Bramble.

A man from Dorset is again riding from Weymouth to Exmouth Queen’s Drive in April in memory of his much-loved son.

Police are appealing for information after a burglar struck at an Exmouth house.

Diesel

Takeaways and booze – charity reveals the shocking ‘treats’ fuelling pet obesity crisis in the South West. PDSA warns of pet obesity crisis fuelled by bad diets.

Exmouth sea front will remain closed to motorists while sand is cleared from the road.

A talent show is being held to raise funds for a village church on Saturday, February 27.

Bystock nature reserve. Ref exe 5813-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The future of a 67-acre Exmouth beauty spot has been secured for future generations after a successful fundraising appeal.

Amended plans for an M&S food store on the site of Exmouth Bus Station have been backed by Exmouth Town Council.

A motorcyclist from Exmouth has told a jury it is impossible he caused the death of his pillion passenger because he is such an experienced rider.

A former barman has been cleared of taking part in a £80,000 drug trafficking operation

Children in Red Class at Drakes primary school enjoyed a visit by Ken and Jill Beagley from the Armchair Puppet Theatre this week. The youngsters made their own puppets then performed a show for their classmates. Ref exb 2997-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A visit by Devon-based puppeteers to Drake’s Primary School has been hailed a huge success.

Ashley Haines and Ronnie Norman of Plantbased at their opening with Roger Bourgein. Ref exe 05-16TI 0243. Picture: Terry Ife

A new – and radically different – café opened earlier this week in Exmouth’s High Street.

Bartek Golonko, winner of the Royal Mail’s Young Letter Writer of the Year Competition for the South West region.

A young writer from Exmouth Community College is celebrating after winning a South West competition.

Image of the proposed redevelopment of Exmouth's Q Club, submitted to East Devon District Council.

Plans to demolish an Exmouth nightclub and replace it with flats have been supported by Exmouth Town Council.

Claire and Tarot Close

An Exmouth couple, who have run a small business in the town for three years, have claimed an ability to celebrate each other’s achievement is the reason for their success.

A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

Leon Butt.

A drug dealer from Topsham has been jailed for almost 10 years.

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service badge

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has served up some safety tips for East Devon residents ahead of Pancake Day tomorrow (Tuesday).

A motorcycle pillion passenger from Exmouth was killed when its rider allegedly overtook a line of traffic and crashed into a Jeep which was turning right across its path, a court has heard.

Colaton Raleigh players performance of Red Riding Hood. Ref exe 05-16TI 0395. Picture: Terry Ife

Colaton Raleigh Players production of Red Riding Hood

Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Communities warned to take care on exposed seafronts

Gale force winds are forecast for the festive week ahead.

Winds of up to 80 miles per hour are expected today, as storm ‘Imogen’ batters East Devon, the MET office has warned.

A major obstacle in the way of the planned redevelopment of Exmouth seafront looks to have been cleared, after East Devon District Council (EDDC) was successful in a lengthy courtroom battle with two of its tenants.

New classrooms were opened by Bishop of Crediton Revd Dame Sarah Mullally at St Peter's Primary School in Budleigh. Jumping for joy. Ref exb 05-16AW 8061. Picture: Alex Walton

It is hoped a new classroom block named after a much-loved former headteacher will inspire future generations of pupils at the school.

The organiser of the Nieghbourhood Plan for East Budleigh believes good progress is being made in creating the blueprint for the village’s future.

Exmouth fundraisers Steve Noon, Jason Wright and Darran Burt.

A trio from Exmouth is gearing up to put the ‘pedal to the metal’ for a cancer charity.

Children in Class one at Otterton primary school enjoyed a visit by local childrens' author Jan Oke this week who talked about her bus 'Naughty Bus'. Ref exb 3023-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A visit from a Budleigh Salterton author has inspired children at Otterton Primary School to create their own stories.

Littleham resident Mrs Vida Phillips receives a cheque for £1,000 from Steve Jennings-Archant SW Circulation Manger. Ref exe 2971-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Littleham pensioner, who recently won a cash competition in the Journal, has hailed her victory as a ‘lovely surprise’.

Steve Williams and Pete Woodham-Kay of the Pig and Pallet in Topsham. Ref ext 3400-05-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Topsham restaurant co-owner believes the introduction of the Government’s National Living Wage will make life even harder for small businesses.

Nick Duckett and Jenna Pease from Pets at home present a cheque to Shelagh Morse of East Devon cats protection. Ref exe 04-16TI 9796. Picture: Terry Ife

Kind-hearted fundraisers in Exmouth have raised a whopping £1,166 for animal welfare charities.

Residents of Budleigh Salterton are calling for better job opportunities for young people to be included in a blueprint for the town’s future.

Topsham primary school children learning about fire safety awareness with Liz Porter and Maxine Tyson of Devon and Somerset fire and rescue. Ref ext 03-16TI 9602. Picture: Terry Ife

Schoolchildren in Topsham were given life-saving information about what they should do in the event of a fire.

Flooding at Mytholmroyd in Yorkshire - one of the communities which will benefit from money raised in Exmouth and Budleigh by Rotary Club volunteers.

Rotary Club fundraisers from Exmouth have revealed that a total of £4,000 has been sent to help flood victims in the north of England, thanks to generous local residents.

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