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Three Slimming World members have been recognised by their fellow Exmouth slimmers for losing a combined 12 stone.

Reports were that a car had gone into the water at Mamhead slipway this morning (Saturday, November 18).

Annual contest winner Jessica, of Brixington Academy, raised £425 for Exmouth RNLI through sales of the flavour of ice cream she designed at Antonio’s Ice Cream Parlour.

Struggling to get into the festive spirit in the lead up to Christmas? There’s plenty planned in Exmouth and East Devon during the next month or so. Check out our pick of the best...

From the War Journals: Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.


The new principal of Exmouth Community College says his time in charge has got off to a 
good start.

A van driver has been injured in a three vehicle collision on the B3180 at Woodbury this morning.

A recent memorial night in Exmouth for local drummer Gary Gray raised £1,482 for the Devon Air Ambulance charity.

An Exmouth town centre florist turned its attention from blooms to buns to raise money to help support people affected by breast cancer.

There’s a Christmas market this Saturday (November 18) from noon to 2pm, at Exmouth Baptist Church, which has access from Victoria Road or Elm Grove.

A 13-year-old burglar broke into an Exmouth home and left a poo in the toilet for the owners to find.

Exmouth health and fitness clinic Hands-on Health is hosting a Yoga in the Dark event in aid of the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) at 7.45pm on Thursday, November 16.

Exmouth’s Open Door Centre on Church Street is holding a table-top sale on Saturday, November 18, from 10am to 3pm.

The Famous Old Barrel pub – an ‘iconic’ music venue in Exmouth – appears to have temporarily closed.

More detailed plans for the new home of Exeter Deaf Academy at Exmouth’s former Rolle College site have been revealed.

We are challenging you to correctly name these 11 towns and villages around the county.

The tri-sport group took part in a five or ten-kilometre run to raise funds for the Poppy Appeal.

Thomas Mitchell, from Lympstone, scooped an award for his achievements as a construction technical apprentice with Interserve Construction, based in Exeter. He was named the south west’s most promising apprentice by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

Steve Sparks, aged 56, from Exmouth marched at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday, thanks to by Blind Veterans UK, and the support of Specsavers in Exmouth. He joined more than 100 other blind veterans supported by Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-service men and women.

Exmouth and Sandy Bay beaches have been given an excellent water quality rating in this year’s classifications.

Jack Skinner, who was born in Exmouth and was a descendant of Nancy Perriam, the famous Exmouth naval heroine who served as a ‘powder monkey’ with her husband on board various ships in the Napoleonic wars under Admiral Lord Nelson, has died aged 85 after a short illness.

Crowds gathered in Budleigh Salterton and East Budleigh to remember those who have died in combat.

Crowds gathered in The Strand, despite the adverse weather, to remember those who gaves their lives in combat.

Part of Hulham Road will be closed for the next two days while works take place to clean the gullys on both sides of the road.

Health and social care watchdog Care Quality Commission rated Fernihurst Nursing Home, in Douglas Avenue, Exmouth, as good, following an unannounced inspection.

Tesco stores in Exmouth are gearing up for an annual food collection drive to boost local foodbanks in time for Christmas. Volunteers are needed to in Exmouth to help at the collection points.

An appeal for Christmas gifts has been launched in Exmouth, calling for donations of presents for familes being cared for by the Children’s Hospice South West over the festive holiday period. Building supplies firm RGB has launched its annual charity appeal.

Pupils and staff at Marpool Primary School have helped to raise £1,800 to pay for a special wheelchair for Max to allow him to play badminton.

A six-year crusade to secure the beach-front shelter in Budleigh Salterton looks to have been completed after the town council signed a 125-year lease.

Marpool Primary School has been given a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted inspectors.

Withycombe Raleigh Primary School’s four-person team retained the trophy after winning the Budleigh Literary Festival quiz for a second year running.

An Exmouth charity which helps families bereaved by suicide has received more than £2,000 from a concert organised by the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District.

An Exmouth funeral directors has taken steps to be aware of the needs of people with dementia.

Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare were among 25 charities and organisations to benefit from Freemasons’ cash.

Budleigh in Bloom has warned the town council replacement railings in Fore Street could set them back up to £6,000

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