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

Rolle meeting

10:42 06 February 2012

In November 2009, there was a well-attended public meeting held at the Town Hall. There was only one topic to be discussed - the future of Rolle College.

From that seminal meeting came two actions. The first was to establish an investment vehicle that could raise funds to purchase part of the site. The second was to negotiate with the University of Plymouth to secure that opportunity.

Both of these objectives have been achieved. Rolle Exmouth Ltd has been established as a community-owned company able to raise capital through shares and,after literally thousands of hours of hard work by volunteers over the last two years, an accord has been reached with the University of Plymouth.

This does not mean that all has been resolved. Far from it.

Now we need everyone in Exmouth and surrounding areas to play their part. Without their support, Rolle College could still disappear underneath houses and flats.

There is a ‘kick-off’ public meeting being held at the Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, February 2, starting promptly at 7pm. This is a vitally important meeting for Rolle Exmouth Ltd, the Rolle College site and the town of Exmouth.

We have endeavoured to publicise this event as best we can. We urge those interested in the future of Rolle College and Exmouth to attend.

Roger Staker

Managing Director, Rolle Exmouth Ltd.


Other News Stories

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
Yesterday, 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
Yesterday, 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
Yesterday, 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
Yesterday, 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
Thu, 10:00

Police have issued an appeal for help in tracking down vandals who struck at the Exmouth land train’s garaging facilities on the Maer Road car park.

Read more
Thu, 06:30

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

Read more
Wed, 18:30
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.

Read more
Wed, 17:28
Cranbrook Railway Station. Ref mhc 3523-37-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

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

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 9°C

min temp: 4°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