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Extra trains will be running between Exmouth and Exeter on Sundays in the run-up to Christmas.

Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

Cranbrook Railway Station. Ref mhc 3523-37-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

AFTER many postponements, Cranbrook railway station will finally open on Sunday, December 13.

Cheque for £300 presented to Budleigh Salterton Library

A ‘quiz and mash’ evening which raised £300 for Budleigh Salterton Library has been hailed a great success.

Proposals for 44 new homes in The Avenues, Exmouth, look set to be decided by a planning inspector, after the applicants launched an appeal.

Mebers of Exmouth Knit and Chat filling shoe boxes.

A group of knitters from Exmouth have added some extra sparkle this year to their annual Christmas donation for people in need.

Plans for new homes have been submitted to the council.

Views of children, students and young families are needed to help shape Budleigh Salterton for future generations.

Forces Veterans for Veterans President Adrian Thorton receiving a cheque for £1,000 from Ian Kingsbury.

An Exmouth soldiers’ group, which is battling to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health illnesses, has received £1,000 from Devonshire Freemasons.

Providing accommodation for gypsies and travellers is a legal requirement that East Devon District Council must meet through its Local Plan

IN A significant development in the proposals to locate a large gypsy and traveller site in Cranbrook, East Devon MP Hugo Swire has urged East Devon District Council to rethink its plans.

Air and army cadets in Exmouth could be getting state-of-the-art facilities, after plans were unveiled for their new headquarters.

Police letters warning motorists they were caught speeding in Exmouth are winging their way to offenders.

Seven year old Katie Burke from The Beacon School together with Tony Badcott from Antonio's on The Strand presents a chequr for £400 to some of the Exmouth RNLI crewmembers this week. Ref exe 7429-47-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Italian ice cream parlour has scooped £400 for the Exmouth RNLI - thanks to a flavour competition.

Exmouth will be going up against the best-presented towns in the country next year, after it was selected to enter Britain in Bloom.

Fire crews were called out to reports of a car fire near Woodbury Salterton.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park has scooped a top regional tourism award by holiday giant Hoseasons.

The Exmouth boating lake. Ref exe 4409-47-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Plans to pave over an Exmouth seafront tourist attraction to create a compound for building contractors have sparked concerns over a lack of consultation by district bosses.

Council handy person service is extended

Sunday, November 22, 2015

A maintenance scheme is being expanded across East Devon after a successful start to a trial in Exmouth.

Geoff Bowen, owner of Pebblebed Vineyards, is urging traders to rise to the challenge of a new Aldi supermarket, when it arrives in Topsham.

Miss 'Slinky'Hayley Allen

‘Slinky’ slimmer Hayley Allen will be celebrating her new figure this festive party season, instead of hiding away and making excuses to stay at home.

School nets bags of cash from donations

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Withycombe Raleigh key stage one children Bethan Turner, Fletcher Collins, Louis Beresford, Finley Cox and Isla Coombes are pictured with some of the bags of clothing that have been collected at school that will raise money back for the school through the Bag 2 School scheme. Ref exe 6019-46-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Donations of old clothes were piled high at Withycombe Raleigh Primary School, raising hundreds of pounds.

Opening of a memorial garden at Exmouth Community College.

A memorial garden commemorating those from Exmouth schools who fell in World War One and Two has been formally opened at Exmouth Community College.

Kevin Palmer, Prajna shop keeper, has been gathering signatures for his petition over the state of the paving slabs in Exmouth. Ref exe 4414-47-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A call to arms has been made by an Exmouth trader keen to bring the county council to task over the state of the town’s pavements.

A young holidaymaker has been ordered to pay compensation to a fellow tourist who he kicked during a closing-time fight at an Exmouth caravan park.

Putting on a brave face; Ian Stuart and Helen Newton by the Land Train garage on the Maer Road car park where vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage by spraypainting the container. Ref exe 6963-47-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Mindless vandals, who sprayed ‘eyesore’ graffiti on Exmouth land train’s facilities, could be denying wheelchair users from enjoying the attraction.

A pair of pensioners with a combined age of 136 have admitted running a cannabis farm in Woodbury Salterton.

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal accident involving a coach trip from Exmouth.

History comes to life for school pupils

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Groovy grandparents visited the children at Topsham primary school to teach them about the swinging sixties. Ref ext 6455-46-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

History came to life for school children in Topsham when they quizzed some of their grandparents about life in the swinging 1960s.

New homes approved for site at Cranford Club

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Plans to build five homes on land at Cranford Sports and Fitness Club have been approved by district bosses.

A burglar from Lympstone has been spared a prison sentence so he can help care for his seriously ill baby.

Upset as jewellery stolen

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a distraction theft in Woodbury, when a haul of sentimental jewellery was stolen.

Record year for Devon Cliffs

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Devon Cliffs at Sandy Bay. Ref exe 0446-45-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sandy Bay’s Devon Cliffs Holiday Park has broken its visitor records – this year welcoming around 36,000 families to Exmouth.

Charity Christmas cards for many local and national causes can now be purchased at the Tower Street Methodist Church. Pictured at the shop which is open Monday to Saturday from 10-4 until December 15 are Doreen Wellington, manager Janette Smith and Jane Spree. Ref exe 5756-45-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Volunteers from a charity card shop in Exmouth are gearing up to spread a bit of early Christmas cheer to festive shoppers.

Cllr Tom Wright is pictured at Steamer Steps overlooking Budleigh beach where the water quality have achieved a 'good' status. Ref exb 6131-46-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Beach-goers in Budleigh Salterton can swim in some of the cleanest waters in the region, according to a government watchdog.

Crews called to Exmouth car fire

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Firefighters were called out to a car fire in Exmouth on Monday evening.

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