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Fairy magic caught the imagination of youngsters as they searched around a trail for miniature doors hidden around Phear Park.

District council bosses have made a U-turn on a decision to not replace a seat at a Budleigh Salterton bus shelter.

Branscombe primary school children were among other local school's who scooped a prize in the school's garden competition presented by Lady Cave and organised by Sidmouth Rotary. Ref shb 28-16SH 2067. Picture: Simon Horn.

Branscombe Primary School pupils are among the winners of a gardening competition.

Dinosaurs in Manor Gardens. Ref exe 29-16TI 4617. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth’s dinosaur invasion is spreading fast, with the prehistoric creatures now popping up at the Manor Gardens and on the seafront.

Cyclists from CDE raised £4,000 for FORCE

A group of cyclists from Clinton Devon Estates (CDE)have raised more than £4,000 for FORCE cancer charity, writes Daniel Wilkins.

car driving fast into forest.

Exmouth’s chairman of the Chamber of Commerce has followed business leaders in calling for Devon County Council to go ahead with proposals to expand the A303 at Monkton, near Honiton.

Conservatives have achieved a double success at by-elections held in Littleham on Thursday.

St John's Court

An application to have an under-threat mental health facility declared a community asset has been rejected by the district council.

Stegosaurus model on display in the Strand.

The first model dinosaurs from a new project to promote the Jurassic Coast are appearing in the centre of Exmouth.

Exmouth Community Larder has thanked the town supermarkets who support the service.

Investigations are underway to find out how a hole underneath a busy Exmouth road was formed.

Model dinosaurs are to be installed in Exmouth.

Giant model dinosaurs will be arriving in Exmouth during the next few weeks, as the town’s Jurassic Safari trail takes shape.

Gallery: Crazy mascot golf

Wed, 14:47
A crazy golf tournament for park mascots from around the area took place at Ladram Bay this week. Ref exe 28-16SH 2141. Picture: Simon Horn.

Ladram Bay play host to crazy mascot golfers

Photo by Guy Harrop. Pic of 
Children's Hospice South West 25th anniversary at Exeter Cathedral

The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal patron of the Children’s Hospice South West, attended a special service of thanksgiving service for the charity at Exeter Cathedral

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants in Devon fell during June to the lowest figure on record.

The Exmouth RNLI D class ILB George Bearman is brought back to the boathouse following a shout. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 9531-16-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth RNLI’s inshore lifeboat was launched three times to three separate incidents last night.

Exeter Chiefs pre-season training on Exmouth beach. Ref exe 29-16SH 2526. Picture: Simon Horn.

Chiefs visit Exmouth for pre-season training

Specsavers staff raised money for Exmouth Cares.

An Alzheimer’s charity shop will benefit from £400 raised with support from staff from an Exmouth opticians, who were inspired to help following a dementia awareness training scheme.

Ottery St. Mary Primary School fete 2016. Amy Moore with Jack and Archie Taylor meeting firefighters Daniel Checkley and Adam Harris. Ref sho 28-16AW 2438. Picture: Alex Walton

A fabulous day of fun, sun and entertainment netted more than £2,000 for Ottery St Mary Primary School.

Mark Cavendish MBE is part of Team Dimension Data. The team is confirmed for the Tour of Britain.

Devon County Council announces the team line up for this year’s Tour of Britain which could include British cyclists Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish MBE.

Pic by Guy Newman. Dr Sam Bridgewater, Nature Conservation Manager, Clinton Devon.

More than 350 rare or endangered species have been found living on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, a major new study has revealed.

Hugo Swire

In his latest column, East Devon MP Hugo Swire says going back to the back bench will ‘liberate’ him to freely speak out about his constituency.

Voters are going to the polls in Littleham on Thursday to fill vacancies on East Devon District Council (EDDC) and Exmouth Town Council.

A cancer survivor will join a 1,000 mile cycle challenge to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Pretty Muddy and Race for Life.

Pretty Muddy and Race For Life is coming up soon.

Draft Exmouth seafront proposals produced by developer Moirai in 2015.

District bosses say they are considering re-marketing a proposed redevelopment site on Exmouth seafront.

Gallery: Slimming World Walk

Mon, 15:45
Ali Burford,Lee Davey and Lisa Boucher organised the Slimming World three mile race for life event. Ref exe 29-16TI 4345. Picture: Terry Ife

Members of Exmouth Slimming World took to the pavements in a three mile walk from Exmouth Marina to Orcombe Point on Sunday

NHS logo

East Devon men who spend long periods of time outdoors are being urged to protect themselves against the sun this summer.

Owen Bolt of Denbow International with Naomi Dymond and Keith and Cathy Richards of Childrens Hospice South West with a JCB in Princesshay, Exeter. Ref exe 28-16TI 3791. Picture: Terry Ife

A digger on tour of the West Country raising funds for the Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), marking the charity’s 25th anniversary, arrived in Exeter on Monday.

Residents have two weeks left to have their say on the proposed changes to street trading in East Devon.

A pensioner gran living in sheltered accommodation is calling time on compulsory council home safety alarm charges.

Lesley, Jacky and Sue ( left to right) celebrating their retirement with a farewell party at Brixington pre-school

A party has been held to mark the retirement of three nursery staff who have collectively given 65 years of service to Brixington Pre-school.

Paul Reeves holding the defibrillatorr with wife Barbara (left) and Devon County Councilor Eileen Wragg (right)

A Littleham woman has donated life-saving equipment to Exmouth Pavilion in memory of her parents, who met at a dance at the venue in 1946.

Beacon Primary School are celebrating after being judged outstanding by inspectors from the Diocese of Exeter. Ref exe 28-16AW 2837. Picture: Alex Walton.

An Exmouth primary, where pupils’ thinking skills are a real strength of the school, has been rated ‘outstanding’ by independent inspectors.

Transplant Awareness Day held in the Strand Gardens on Saturday. Ref exe 28-16SH 1747. Picture: Simon Horn.

A transplant awareness event held in The Strand, Exmouth, has raised around £1,300 for the British Lung Foundation.

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