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Emergency services were called out this morning after a collision involving two cars in Budleigh Salterton.

Ollie holding his cards next to his mum Karen.

When single mum Karen Jones discovered her autistic son making himself birthday cards because he has no friends, she set upon a crusade – appealing to strangers to make his special day one to remember.

A plan to demolish two seafront attractions has been given the green light by the district council.

A popular Exeter burger bar is coming to Exmouth to take over the kitchen at The Grapevine.

High achievers in GCSEs at Exmouth Community College.

There were euphoric scenes as Exmouth Community College pupils celebrated their GCSE results this morning.

Richard Luxton, whose wife Margaret was killed in a coach crash at Morval, Cornwall, in 2014.

The husband of an Exmouth woman killed on a coach trip has said he and his family will never get over her death.

Pecorama cheque presentation to Parkinsons UK.

Pecorama near Beer has raised £1,500 for charity, split equally between Parkinson’s UK and the MS Society.

RNLI deploing the R and J Welburn.

Exmouth RNLI has warned sailors to keep an eye on their property after an untendered dingy put the emergency services on alert.

Detectives at Exmouth are keen to trace an iPad and expensive men’s watch stolen when a home in Cranford Avenue was burgled sometime between 7.50pm and 11.05pm on Thursday, August 11.

Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Wednesday) to rescue people stuck in a lift in Exmouth.

Stegosaurus model on display in the Strand.

Exmouth Town Council has condemned the acts of vandalism against the model dinosaurs installed around the town.

Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat

Exmouth RNLI has deployed both lifeboats to assist the Coastguard in looking for a possible missing person in the River Exe.

Youngsters' artwork at the Marine Way underpass in Exmouth.

A subterranean section of Exmouth town centre has had a makeover thanks to creative schoolchildren.

Jessica Lavelle, educational presenter from Zoolab, gave an exotic animal talk to children at Budleigh library. Ref exb 33-16AW 3734. Picture: Alex Walton.

Budleigh Salterton Library was packed with children and parents for a special wildlife workshop.

Designer Wayne Hemingway.

A top designer has been invited to have his say on the future of Exmouth seafront.

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Dancers from Freestyle Fever joined Tesco staff at the Salterton Road store on Saturday in a Rio Olympics fund raising day for Tesco's chosen charities Diabetes UK and the BHF. Ref exe 33-16SH 5457 Picture: Simon Horn.

Olympic fever hit Exmouth as Tesco superstore hosted a Rio Olympics-inspired fundraiser.

A coach driver found guilty of dangerous driving, killing a woman from Exmouth and a woman from Newton Poppleford during a day trip to Cornwall in 2014, has been jailed for five years.

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Coach death driver Martin Chun, from Exeter, has been found guilty at Truro Crown Court of causing the deaths of Margaret Luxton, from Exmouth, and Carol Muldoon, from Newton Poppleford, who died on an Age Concern Exmouth trip to Cornwall in 2014.

A T-Rex goes on a walkabout around the Strand. Ref exe 34-16AW 4324. Picture: Alex Walton

Children and adults alike enjoyed the opening of the dinosaur safari in the Strand in Exmouth on Sunday.

Beautiful Days 2016

If you are suffering from the festival blues because the party is over for another year, check out the photo gallery and re-live the fun.

Exmouth lifeboat

Exmouth lifeboat volunteers helped a leisure fishing vehicle on Thursday (August 18) after it overheated seven miles south of Exmouth.

Genette Tate, who went missing from Aylesbeare near Exeter, Devon in 1978.

The cancer stricken father of missing schoolgirl Genette Tate made a sad pilgrimage to her village church to mark the 38th anniversary of her disappearance.

Ray Fry, left and his boyfriend, Luke Walker, right

A transgender teenage boy claims he has been twice refused a haircut, sneered at and whispered about since moving to Exmouth.

The Ware family on Budleigh beach in 1904.

The world premiere of the first part of a film trilogy about the Ware family of Woodbury is coming up soon.

Rows of shopping trolleys

Organisers of a new fortnightly market in The Strand, Exmouth, have addressed concerns it could hit vendors trading out of an established indoor base just yards away.

Councillor Tom Wright hands over the key to an electric cabinet to Sonia Lapwood, Christopher Bristow and Roger Bass of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival. Ref exb 32-16AW 3521. Picture: Alex Walton.

Future events held on The Green will benefit from an electricity supply thanks to literary festival organisers.

Budleigh Salterton High Street. Ref exb 18-16SH 2918. Picture: Simon Horn.

More accommodation for holidaymakers and visitors to Budleigh Salterton is needed to boost trade, according to the chairman of the town’s Chamber of Commerce.

Budleigh film-maker Nick Eriksson

A Budleigh Salterton filmmaker has re-launched his bid for an Oscar - with filming of his latest flick now due to take place on the town’s seafront.

The B3052 road between Clyst st Mary and Sidmouth has re-opened following a multi-car incident earlier today.

Recycling steps up in East Devon

Friday, August 19, 2016
Recycling boxes. Ref mhc 07-16SH 5145. Picture: Simon Horn

From next year East Devon residents will be able to recycle more of their waste than ever before - the scheme will start in Exmouth and be phased in across the district

Exmouth and Budleigh Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraising Group chairman Marie Doran is called for more volunteers.

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraising Group is ‘desperately’ looking for more volunteers.

The sliproad will be closed overnight.

A woman with ‘suspected’ spinal injuries was freed from her vehicle following a major road incident this morning.

The scene of the coach crash in Looe, Cornwall.

Martin Chun denies charges relating to accident in Cornwall

Exeter Magistrates' Court

A woman was left in disbelief after an Exmouth man exposed and touched himself on a bus, a court heard.

The sliproad will be closed overnight.

A busy East Devon road which runs through Clyst St Mary has been closed by police after a multi car incident.

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