Colony plans in Exmouth agreed and more news

Controversial plans to sub-divide a home in Woodville Road have been rubberstamped at the second time of asking. Read this and more.

CITY MOSQUE: A new mosque and cultural centre has opened in Exeter.

The facility in York Road opened yesterday and cost �1.7 million to build, paid for by years of fundraising.

Project leaders said the new development was in response to the growing Muslim population in the city and surrounding towns.

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COLONY PLANS: Controversial plans to sub-divide a home in Woodville Road have been rubberstamped at the second time of asking.

East Devon planners approved the conversion of 15 Woodville Road into two flats. A previous plan called for the property to be converted into four flats - the bid was refused by planners and the appeal was also refused by a government inspector.