East Devon District Council (EDDC) has received £196,379 in the latest Government funding hand-out to help local authorities recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Leisure centres in East Devon are reopening after lockdown, with extensive precautions in place to minimise the risk of Covid-19.
These stunning photos of the Comet Neowise blazing a trail through the skies above East Devon were captured by Ottery photographer Alex Walton.
Some of East Devon’s leisure centres could reopen by the end of July, following the Government’s easing of restrictions on gyms and sports facilities.
An Exmouth-based apprentice has been judged a ‘shining star by his training college.
Topsham Rotary Club has helped raise more than £5,000 for the local NHS.
The risk of a second Covid-19 spike in Devon, following the easing of lockdown, has been played down by the county council’s chief executive.
Devon’s household waste recycling centres will start admitting vans from today (Wednesday, June 24) - but there are limits on the amount of waste that can be brought in.
There was socially distanced singing in the street as Budleigh Male Voice Choir member Allen Coles celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, May 25.
More of East Devon’s public toilets could reopen if district councillors agree to the move.
East Devon District Council has a new chairman, following the resignation of Stuart Hughes a week ago.
‘Street café culture’ could become widespread in Devon’s towns this summer, as pubs and cafes are granted permission to spread out on to paved pedestrianised areas.
The increase in the R rate of coronavirus infection in the south west ‘does not accurately reflect Devon’s local data on the ground,’ according to the director of public health for Public Health Devon.
Stagecoach has announced a major increase in its bus services across Devon, following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions.
The chairman of East Devon District Council has resigned from his role, claiming that the current ruling group of councillors have ‘no relevant experience, proven skills or clear and obvious plan.’
The company operating two of Exmouth’s most prominent seafront hotels has gone into administration.
On-street parking enforcement is being phased back in by Devon County Council, but fines will not be imposed until Monday, May 25.
Four of East Devon’s amateur theatre groups have been recognised in the regional awards presented by the National Operatic and Dramatic Association, NODA, for 2019 productions.
A 75-year-old letter has come to light, written in 1945 by a young nurse based in East Devon, describing how she ‘literally danced for joy’ when she heard that World War Two was over in Europe.
A film capturing life in Budleigh Salterton during World War Two has been made available to view free of charge as local residents commemorate the anniversary of VE Day.
With lockdown making street parties and church services impossible, people are being encouraged to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in their own homes.
Plans to reschedule the Devon County Show for August because of the coronavirus have been called off.
An East Devon collector of military weapons and memorabilia is displaying his World War Two collection online after a real-life exhibition for the VE Day anniversary had to be cancelled.
Devon Air Ambulance, currently unable to fly because of coronavirus, now has a third vehicle available to attend urgent incidents.
Scam phone calls claiming that face masks are now compulsory to prevent the spread of the coronavirus have been reported to Devon and Somerset’s Trading Standards.
An urgent appeal for funding has been made by the Estuary League of Friends, a charity helping elderly and vulnerable people in the Topsham area during the coronavirus crisis.
Hundreds of items of borrowed medical equipment and mobility aids have been returned to Devon’s health and social care services, following an appeal by the county council.
Exeter’s Nightingale hospital is to be set up in a vacant retail unit in Sowton instead of at Westpoint.
Businesses in East Devon are being offered free webinars and online workshops to help them survive the coronavirus lockdown.
This year’s Beautiful Days festival has been cancelled because of the coronavirus.