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Bicton Street has been turned into a blaze of colour after neighbours joined forces to enter South West in Bloom.

Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

A permanent sign will be erected to warn people to stay away from the area of a sink hole which keeps reappearing on Exmouth beach.

Exmouth Visitor's Guide 2015/2016

The free Exmouth Visitors’ Guide 2015/2016 has been released, and is now available at the town hall and Tourist Information Service.

Martin Budd with his son Nathan will be joining around 25,000 other cyclists taking part in the 100 miles charity ride from the Olympic Park, out through Surrey and finishing on the Mall. Martin who celebrates his 50th birthday this weekend is riding for Sense while Nathan is raising moiney for CHSW. Ref exe 5892-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth father and son are preparing to emulate the heroes of London 2012 in a 100-mile charity cycle hallenge.

Vote

People are being asked if they think changes should be made to the number of polling stations in Exmouth - and if they are the right places.

Queens Drive Exmouth masterplan

District bosses have pledged to look ‘carefully’ at plans to build seafront flats just metres from where an ice-cream kiosk was washed into the sea.

Robin Burne and Richard Greetham, pictured having completed their London to Paris cycle challenge.

A Budleigh estate agent is celebrating after completing a marathon charity cycle challenge.

Bystock pond. By Geoff Martin

Bystock Pools beauty spot is on the cusp of being safeguarded for future generations, after a wildlife charity raised the £50,000 needed to buy the site.

Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Thursday) to a gorse fire at Orcombe Point.

Wooden doctor desk with copy space

Long-term sick leave for depression, personal stress and fatigue contributed to an increase in staff absence at East Devon District Council (EDDC) last year, new figures have revealed.

Michael Portillo with artists Mark Loman (far left), Marcia Rowles and Ray Balkwill (far right).

Politician turned TV presenter Michael Portillo has made a whistle-stop visit to Exmouth to find out about a historic artist.

Boundary changes are proposed for Devon County Council

Plans to merge Littleham with Budleigh Salterton for county council elections have been criticised.

Anthony Turner was jailed for 33 months

An internet predator has been jailed after he groomed a 15-year-old girl through an online messaging service and arranged to meet her for sex.

Members of Exmouth and Budleigh Explorer Scouts in Vietnam.

A group of youngsters from Exmouth and Budleigh are helping others during a trip to Vietnam.

Checking for treasure-four year old Jasmine Warren with Daine Waddington at Budleigh's Fairlynch Mueum Family Fun Day on Saturday. Ref exb 5191-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Budleigh’s Fairlynch Museum has shown visitors young and old the fun side of history at a smugglers and pirates-themed family fun day.

Families enjoyed pond dipping at the Devon Wildlife Trust's open day at Bystock nature reserve as part of East Devon Heath Week. Ref exe 5782-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Heath Week 2015

‘Boy racers’ driving on the seafront are so organised that they even have lookouts to avoid the police, it has been claimed.

Regular users of the sailability boat Martin Hutchins and Lucy Rutherford at the naming ceremony. Ref exe 8945-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Exe Sailing Club’s newest addition to its flotilla was launched last week.

Tooth decay for the UK

East Devon has the lowest rate of tooth decay in five-year-olds in the county - thanks to initiatives by dentists and health chiefs.

Nine month old Leo Burton. Ref exe 1984-25-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

More than 30 children marched along Exmouth seafront to show their support for a nine-month-old boy in Lympstone who has a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

Vote

More than 40 people have joined the East Devon Liberal Democrats in the 10 weeks since the local and general elections.

Topsham Primary School year six pupils, Jack, Noah, Oliver, Joel celebrate winning the Exe Challenge competition with teacher Mr Evans. Ref ext 2839-29-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A group of pupils from Topsham Primary School were crowned Exe Valley Challenge champions.

Budleigh residents Ronald and Dorothy Pearcey celebrate their wedding day on July 16. Town mayor Courtney Richards is pictured with the couple at their home in Dukes Road. Ref exb 4667-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sixty years of romance has proven to be in the cards for a Budleigh couple after they celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Tooth decay for the UK

Exmouth dentists and health bosses are backing calls for a ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks, after 368 children were admitted to Wonford last year to have health-threatening rotting teeth removed.

‘School in a Bag ‘ charity

Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Exmouth have been busily knitting teddy bears with their own little carry bags, to donate to poor children in Asia and Africa.

Brothers on Bikes-Will and Duncan Nelmes will soon be heading off cycling from John 0'Groats to Lands End to raise money for the charity Rainbow Living. Ref exe 4917-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Littleham Primary School’s bagpipes-playing headteacher, Duncan Nelmes, is cycling the length of the UK for charity at the end of this month.

EXMOUTH: Emergency services attended a three-car traffic accident in Exmouth on Saturday, July 25.

Mark Ridgers of Pecorama celebrates his birthday at the masked ball. Ref dl 0195-28-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Guests at a masked ball have proven to be charity superheroes after raising thousands of pounds for good causes.

Penny Gatter with her guide dog Milo.

A Budleigh guide dog owner is asking fellow pet owners to be careful after a terrifying incident where her dog was attacked.

withycombe: A fire crew was called out to a car fire in Lovelace Terrace on Sunday, July 26.

A disposable barbecue on Exmouth beach. Ref exe 9771-26-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth beach revellers are being warned this summer to discard their disposable barbecues safely.

Brixington Primary School’s Year 6 end of year production

Parents declared Brixington Primary School’s production of Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies the ‘best school show they had ever seen’.

exmouth seafront

Luxury flats, shops, eateries, a multi-screen cinema and a new Harbour View Café and coastwatch tower could all be built on Exmouth seafront.

Retail movement in North Devon and Torridge is helping to create a more buoyant labour market. Picture: Andy Keeble

The number of dole claimants in Exmouth has dropped to the lowest levels since records began 32 years ago.

Jean Harding and husband Derek pictured on the overgrown grass 'island' in Greenpark Road, which Devon County Council says should be cut with 'community self-help'.

Elderly residents in Brixington have hit out at county chiefs for stopping grass cutting outside their homes.

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