Funds for drainage passage work agreed for Budleigh and more news

07:00 17 February 2012

(c) Erik Snyder

The Environment Agency has earmarked £25,000 to spend on a vital water drainage passage on Budleigh Salterton Beach. Read this and more.

HOME REJECTED: Town planners have recommended that an application to build an extension at 33 Northview Road be refused.

The plan called for the demolition of existing garage and the building of single storey structure and construction of two storey replacement extension and fully glazed conservatory together with internal alterations.

The plans will now be considered by district planners.

-----

TODDLERS: ‘Bounce and Rhyme’ sessions for toddlers are being held at Budleigh Salterton Library on alternate Fridays during term time.

The sessions include stories, nursery rhymes and simple stories for babies and toddlers.

The stories are a mix of old favourites and modern.

The sessions are 9.25am to 9.45am. The cost is free. Bookings are by free ticket only, available from the library a week in advance.

Call the library to book or to get dates on: 01395 443245.

-----

LISTED BIDS BACKED: Three listed building planning applications for homes in Budleigh Salterton and Knowle have been backed by town planners.

These are: 3 Fore Street Hill, retention of timber windows and door and internal alterations to first floor; Flat A Lawn House, 10 West Terrace, removal of partition walls, alterations to bathroom and the replacement of windows.

The third application is for 3 Bridge Cottages, Knowle, replacement of front door.

All recommendations were made following advice from the district council’s conservation officer and the decisions will be determined by district planners.

-----

FLOOD CASH: The Environment Agency has earmarked £25,000 to spend on a vital water drainage passage on Budleigh Salterton Beach.

The money has been included in the Local Authority and Internal Drainage Board capital investments for 2012/2013.

The money will be spent on the western outfall on Budleigh beach.

There are two outfalls on the beach, west and east, that drain excess water from the Otter Valley. When blocked they have previously led to flooding.

-----

EXTENSIONS SUPPORTED: Applications for extensions on three Budleigh homes have been supported by the town council.

These are: 5 Upper Stone Borough Lane, extensions and alterations; 11 Hooker Close, a two-storey side and rear extension; 19 Knowle Village, construction of a two storey rear extension.

The final decision will be determined by district planners.

------

BICTON AWARDS: The achievements of apprentices from across Devon were celebrated and recognised at a special awards ceremony last week in Bicton College.

Certificates and special awards were presented to 35 Bicton College apprentices who have shown outstanding achievement in such diverse occupations as floristry and service engineering.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 12:30
Kittleham orchard

Residents spent a day tending to the Littleham Community Orchard.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Ten year old Sophia Rehbock is pictured in her garden at Rosehill which was one of the open gardens for Hospiscare in Budleigh Salterton over the weekend. Ref exb 2519-27-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The organisers of the Budleigh Open Gardens event for Hospiscare have hailed it as a success.

Read more
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Waltons

For more than 60 years, the iconic Walton’s department store was Exmouth’s answer to Grace Brothers in the sitcom Are you Being Served, complete with haberdashery and lingerie departments, menswear and ladieswear, a huge toy department and perfumery.

Read more
Saturday, July 4, 2015
A former contestant on The Voice Adam Isaac entertains the crowds at the party to celebrate 20 years of the Devon Air Ambulance at Darts Farm on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 4029-35-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

A Devon singer and TV star has been added to the bill at an Exmouth charity’s first-ever fundraising ball.

Read more
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Jef Pirie who runs the Littleham and High Street launderettes wrote a one act play entitled 'I'd Like to Believe in Angels' which won the Exmouth One Act Play Festival recently. Ref exe 1733-25-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth playwright is looking to get his work published after he won two awards at a recent drama festival.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
HM Coastguard

A section of Exmouth beach was cordoned off by the coastguard after a two-metre-wide hole appeared in the sand.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Exeter Road school's sports day. Ref exe 9472-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Children at Exeter Road Primary School enjoyed the sunshine as they competed in the school’s annual sports day.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Exmouth Community College prom night 2015. Ref exe 1521-27-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

ECC Year 11 leavers step out in style

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat

A man had to be rescued by the RNLI off the coast of Exmouth after his boat was swept out to sea.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
A grass verge on Marine Way. Ref exe 9844-27-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

‘Ridiculous’ overgrown grass in Exmouth could be cut, with town hall chiefs considering stepping in to improve the appearance of the town.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder