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Budleigh Salterton could be left out of pocket covering cuts to services by district and county council chiefs, it has been warned.

Elections take place on May 7

East Devon’s election chief has apologised after an error was identified in the postal voting papers sent out to some electors.

A new 210-place primary school could be opening in Exmouth, offering children a different kind of curriculum.

Fire crews have been called to a fire at the Spar store in Budleigh Salterton.

A book written by the late Barbara Smale was handed over to local school children at the Exmouth library this week. The youngsters from Exeter Road primary are pictured with their headteacher Paul Gosling, Chris Launder from the library, Barbara's husband Colin, illustrator Jemma Cholawo, publishers Rachel and Drummond Johnstone and Judy Vallance who sponsored the publication. The book will be given out free to local schools. Ref exe 3280-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Children from Exeter Road Community Primary School have got their hands on a new book written by an Exmouth author.

Clare Teal at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

The future of Budleigh Jazz Festival could be in doubt after its organiser announced he was stepping down from the role.

Pete Lowres

Devon Freewheeler volunteer Pete Lowres, 46, knows every penny that drops into the charity’s collection pots is vital to continue its lifeline work.

Father Trevor Smyth with Bishop Richard Hawkins. Fr Trevor says farewell to his parishioners at his final service at All Saint's Church, Exeter Road, as he retires from his post. Ref exe 3343-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

An Exmouth vicar has said a fond farewell to his parishioners after more than 14 years.

T-Rex

Phear Park and Manor Gardens are being discussed as possible venues for the return of dinosaurs to Exmouth.

Providing a vital lifeline

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Devon Freewheelers operates daily ‘hand-to-mouth’, never knowing where its next penny will come from.

Tesco says it is still planning to come to Budleigh, despite a planning application for its proposed store having been withdrawn.

Fire at an Exmouth shop

Friday, April 24, 2015

A man had to be treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation after a fire at Scarletts in The Strand, Exmouth.

Lamb National

Friday, April 24, 2015
The World of Country Life Lamb National. And they're off... Ref exe 3431-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

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Mamhead slipway at the western end of the Exmouth seafront. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0236-03-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

Building work on the slipway at Mamhead is to begin this summer after district councillors gave final approval.

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

David Cameron
Topsham library reopens after being taken over by Estuary League of Friends. Ref ext 3635-17-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Estuary League of Friends must find nearly £2million if it is to turn Topsham Library into a community hub.

Twin sisters, Dorrie Kempsell and Ivy Peck, celebrate their 100th birthdays at Manor Lodge Residential Home. Ref exe 3536-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A double celebration and cards from the Queen marked the 100th birthday of twin sisters from Exmouth.

Brixington pre-school staff and children celebrating their recent good Ofsted report. Ref exe 5807-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

An Exmouth pre-school is celebrating after receiving a ‘fantastic’ report from Ofsted inspectors.

Budleigh Salterton Library.

The people of Budleigh are jumping at the chance to have a greater say in how their library is run.

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

David Cameron
Robin Burne, pictured with running partner Dave Hardman, after completing the Plymouth Half Marathon.

A Budleigh estate agent has completed his latest charity endurance challenge.

Police are appealing for information after a burglary at a Budleigh Salterton pub.

Plans for an Aldi superstore just outside Topsham look set to be given the go-ahead by Exeter City Council (ECC).

The closure of an Exmouth facility for people with mental health needs would be ‘devastating’, the mother of one of its patients has warned.

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg at a news conference in London where he announced his party's plans for the public sector. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Millions of teachers, nurses, police officers and other public sector workers will be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans set out by Nick Clegg as he promised there was “light at the end of the tunnel” after years of austerity.

David Cameron
Rebecca Front in Valentina's Dream.

A new short film from an Exmouth-based film collective is an animated look at one of the pioneers of space.

A children’s centre based at Bicton College has been rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Devon Freewheelers is always keen to recruit new volunteers to promote the charity and raise vital funds.

Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

People are being urged to register to vote in the general election ahead of the deadline at midnight tonight.

Residents are being given the chance to give feedback on a blueprint for future development across East Devon in an eight-week consultation.

B&Q is to close its Exmouth store, it has been confirmed.

The Exeter Morris Men performing at Exmouth's Bicton Inn. Photo: Paul Strange.

Morris dancing is one of the most English of pastimes, so it’s only fitting that people attending a St George’s Day festival should have a chance to see it in its full glory.

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Ideas sought on recycling

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Recycling chiefs are inviting suggestions for new ways to reduce household waste and increase recycling.

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

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