Don't miss a story sign up to Exmouth Journal's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Plans to modify a house in Woodbury approved and other news

18:30 19 August 2012

(c) Ryan McVay

Plans to modify a house in Woodbury have been approved by East Devon District Council. Read this and more.

HAIR APPARENT: A Devon charity is offering a new service to people who have lost their hair through cancer treatment.

Heather’s Hair, offered by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, supplies hair weaves attached to alice bands and sweat bands, which can then be worn in conjunction with hats by cancer and alopecia sufferers. For more information, visit, or contact East Devon organiser Howard Witts on 01395 273692.


EXTENSION: Plans to modify a house in Woodbury have been approved by East Devon District Council.

The plan is for a single-storey extension at Prospect House in Parsonage Way to be demolished and replaced with a two-storey extension and porch.


BOOK APPEAL: An Exeter-based supermarket is selling second hand books to raise funds for a charity which sends people of all ages with severe disabilities and illnesses on holidays and trips to Exmouth.

Sainsbury’s Pinhoe has chosen the Dream-A-Way charity as its charity of the year and is holding a book bring-and-buy event this month. You can drop off unwanted books at the store then go along on Monday, August 13 and buy a book.

The charity’s chairman Jeff Merrett said: “We are delighted to have such great support from all the team at Sainsbury’s Pinhoe and think that this is a great idea which helps to recycle the books we have finished with.

“The more books donated, the more money raised for Dream-A-Way.”


Other News Stories

32 minutes ago
Exmouth Mayor cllr Maddy Chapman and Town Crier Roger Bourgein joined Bob Dennison-the MD of Stagecoach SW to launch the new Gold Stagecoach bus service which features free wi-fi and USB charging points and will be on the 57 route between Exmouth and Exeter. Ref exe 7072-47-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Stagecoach is promising customers in Exmouth a first-class service after spending £2.1 million on a fleet of 10 new buses.

Read more
Melissa Hockings, from Marpool Primary School, who was named as Children and Young People’s Workforce Apprentice of the Year at the Exeter College Apprenticeship Awards.

An Exmouth pre-school and nursery, and an apprentice at an Exmouth primary school, are celebrating after receiving awards for their work.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
Father Nick Batchelor with his daughters Rosie (left) and Grace (right)

A kind-hearted school pupil from Topsham has nominated her father for a community award.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00
Syria children were 'overwhelmed' to receive letters of friendship from Lympstone Primary School pupils.

‘There wasn’t a dry eye left’ as Lympstone Primary School pupils looked at pictures and watched a video of Syrian youngsters receiving letters of friendship.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30
Overflowing recycling bins at Tesco, Salterton Road.

Supermarket chain Tesco has called for people to use its recycling area responsibly, after it was left strewn with dumped waste.

Read more
Fri, 16:30
Freddie Woodcock, pictured with grandchildren Izabella Woodcock, Beau Watson, and Jay Woodcock, and copies of his book, The Secret Coin.

A Brixington grandfather, who has overcome dyslexia to write his first novel, is hoping to encourage others to write.

Read more
Fri, 12:30
Brixington Church

Plans to demolish Brixington Community Church and spend £2.5million rebuilding it could be altered to ease residents’ concerns, the Reverend Simon Atkinson has said.

Read more
Fri, 10:00
Aerial view of Exmouth Ref: 23-05-0043SH

A new survey, asking the public about redevelopment plans for Exmouth seafront, has found strong opposition to the current proposals.

Read more
Fri, 09:15

A formal planning application has been submitted for an M&S food store on the site of Exmouth Bus Station.

Read more
Thu, 14:31
Injuries suffered by David Yeo when an e-cigarette battery caught fire in his pocket.

An Exmouth man has suffered serious burns after an e-cigarette battery blew up in his trouser pocket.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

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

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Search for a job in Exmouth

Find planning applications