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Plans for retirement housing to be built on a former care home site in Exmouth have again been opposed by town planners

Environmental chiefs have insisted work to shore up Dawlish Warren will not cause increased flood risk to Exmouth.

Fire crews were called out to a shed fire in Exmouth last night which spread to a property.

It is thought that the building, which used to house the town’s sorting office, in High Street, could be changed after rumours surfaced of the building’s sale.

A new childcare service has opened in Exmouth after closing in Budleigh Salterton at the end of 2016.

A revised application to demolish an old building in Budleigh Salterton to make way for eight apartments has been submitted to the district council.

Plans to build 10 new homes on the site of a former Exmouth health and social care facility have been opposed by town planners.

Project leaders behind a proposed cross-Channel power cable making landfall at Budleigh Salterton beach have allayed residents’ fears over the scheme.

Police have confirmed the identity of the two bodies found at a house in Dunkeswell as Michael and Nicola Beck.

Applicants can apply for the role from Monday (January 16) to become a wholetime firefighter.

Emergency services were called out this morning (Friday) to a vehicle which rolled onto its side near Woodbury.

Traders in Exeter Road are urging customers not to be put off by the road closure signs – they are still open for business.

Police have received complaints about aggressive begging in Exmouth, where scores of shoppers have felt pressured into handing over cash to strangers.

Gallery: New lifeboat arrives in Exmouth

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exmouth’s new inshore lifeboat has arrived, with residents turning out in force to welcome it and also say goodbye to the boat it replaced.

The role of Commandant at Lympstone CTC Royal Marines has been handed over to Colonel Mike Tanner

Devon’s fleet of gritters are out on the county’s precautionary salting network today (Thursday, January 12).

Exmouth’s main post office will move into a nearby shop next month, it has been confirmed.

A council tenant in Exmouth has been evicted for anti-social behaviour.

Exmouth M&S set to open in early summer

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exmouth’s new M&S food store is set to open in early summer, the supermarket chain has said.

Pete Bendall – a revered and talented Exmouth musician – died shortly before Christmas.

Exmouth’s new inshore lifeboat will be arriving at the town’s RNLI station this morning (Thursday).

Gallery: Digital Exmouth in 2016

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Digital Exmouth photography Facebook group - year in pictures.

Devon motorists are being urged to take care with cold weather predicted later this week.

Pupils and staff at Drake’s Primary School are celebrating being ranked in the country’s top 1,000 primary schools for their SATs results.

A severe weather warning for ice and snow has been issued for the South West by the MET Office.

Police believe missing man Michael Green, 53, could be in Devon or Cornwall and urge people to keep an eye out for him and his car.

Public Health England (PHE) South West is reminding unvaccinated first year students to get immunised now against deadly meningococcal disease.

A judge has ordered a psychiatric report on a woman who has admitted threatening her neighbours during a long-running dispute on an estate in Exmouth.

The developer of a new housing estate in Budleigh Salterton has defended itself after concerns were raised for badgers living on the site.

There will not be an ‘independent consultation’ on redeveloping Exmouth seafront, the man leading the project has said.

Planning applications for a cross-channel power cable making landfall in Budleigh Salterton have been submitted.

Mamhead Slipway opens

Monday, January 9, 2017

A £1.3million project to renovate Mamhead Slipway has been completed and is now open to the public, writes Daniel Wilkins.

Nominations open for Devon awards

Monday, January 9, 2017

People in Exmouth are being urged to nominate those who have worked hard to take part in or organise sport in the town.

Concerns have been raised by Exmouth traders about road closures which could see part of the town’s independent shopping district cut off from passing trade.

School parking concerns raised

Monday, January 9, 2017

Police have reported ‘on-going issues’ about parking outside Brixington Academy during school start and finish times.

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