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Branscombe’s parish chairman has paid tribute to the village’s ‘stoic’ residents in the week that marked 10 years since the Napoli disaster.

The Napoli’s arrival off Branscombe beach was not only a huge landmark in the village’s history, but in the careers of emergency service workers and volunteers tasked with managing a ‘chaotic’ situation.

Some 24 Sid Valley organisations will net a share of more than £15,000 of community cash.

New proposals would see the addition of balconies on four properties, prompting concern from some residents

Branscombe’s younger generation took a step back in time this week to mark the 10th anniversary of the MSC Napoli shipwreck.

Devon saw an increase in Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants during December – with East Devon recording the highest increase of any district.

Exeter Road in Newton Poppleford has reopened following a three car collision this morning (Friday).

A motorist has been air lifted to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a three vehicle collision in Newton Poppleford.

More dedicated support services for young people with mental health issues welcomed

Fire, police and paramedics are on the scene after a reported three car collision this morning (Friday). Roads have been closed.

Remember this date – Saturday, January, 20, 2007 - because I always will.

When Branscombe beach became the centre of operations in January 2007, the community watched on as the popular visitor destination was taken over by officials determined to contain a potential environmental disaster.

A mum whose daughter is battling a brain tumour is calling for central government to increase funding for research.

East Devon’s MP has called on education ministers to ‘go back to the drawing board’ over funding proposals that would see The King’s School lose £123,000.

A small-scale mud run has been set up in the wake of the cancellation of East Devon’s popular Rocksolid Race.

Call on whole community to get involved in stamping out abuse and exploitation of women

Fundraising performers are inviting residents to celebrate like Scots as they mark Burns Night in Branscombe.

A pair of new boreholes are being drilled in Sidford this month that will supply two million litres of drinking water to 8,000 East Devon residents. South West Water (SWW) is investing £730,000 installing the boreholes at the Two Bridges Road pumping station to replace one in the Otter Valley, which was dug more than a century ago.

The Beer Coastguard team has looked back on an ‘experience they will never forget’ to mark the 10th anniversary of the MSC Napoli.

Beer’s annual bake off hit its ‘highest standards’ yet, with more entries than ever before.

Poultry owners are being urged to keep their birds indoors – however many they have – to guard against the risk of an outbreak of avian influenza.

Tom set to expand on fresh food ethos at Rising Sun

Emergency services were called to Sidmouth’s Bulverton Road after a car overturned and the driver became trapped yesterday evening (Tuesday).

An ‘unprecedented’ disaster that has left a lasting legacy in East Devon

Reported crime in Branscombe more than doubled last year, following a rise in thefts – including a spate of stolen kayaks.

Company says the cabinet is in ‘satisfactory’ location and complies with all necessary regulations

Beer’s annual bake-off hit its ‘highest standards’ yet, with more entries than ever before. Competitors were tasked with baking a creation that represented the village, stood at least two tiers tall and featured a decorative seagull.

Improvement work will form part of £35,000 cyclepath to link Sidbury and Sidmouth

Police were called to a two vehicle road traffic collision near Branscombe following reports of an overturned van.

A Sidbury father-of-two has raised more than £2,000 by shaving off his beard in aid of the unit that is helping his wheelchair-bound daughter walk again.

A Devon-based restaurant will become the first in 2017 to be given a top industry award.

Award-winning team to premiere film at town’s annual Seafest celebrations

Participants who paid for the event through the website are set to receive a full refund.

Plans to secure a link across the River Sid that uses steps will render it accessible only to able-bodied users, a retired businessman has warned.

A pair of Sidmouth Slimming World members had a magical start to the new year after being praised by television star Stephen Mulhern.

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