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Thirty more affordable homes could be on the way

BRIDPORT Cohousing could provide up to 30 new affordable homes in the town, thanks to a housing association grant.The group gained planning permission for...

Chard builder wins brand new van from Bradfords

CHARD builder Wayne Dowell is the proud owner of a brand new works van, which he won in a competition.Bradfords Building Supplies have handed...

East Devon faces loss of more hospital beds

A WAVE of community hospital inpatient bed closures is likely after health bosses announced drastic proposals that would also see 72 beds concentrated to three...

Lauren named as Miss Chard 2016

LAUREN Swanston has been named as Miss Chard 2016 and will be at the head of this year’s carnival.She was unveiled as the new...

Chamber on tour of carpets factory

AXMINSTER Chamber of Commerce chairman Shane Morgan led a delegation on a grand tour of Axminster Carpets.The visit took place on September 12th and...

Mental health charity promotes how it can help young people

THE Project, which supports local young people experiencing emotional health issues, promoted itself at an event hosted by Yarlington Housing Group at Henson Park...

Charity cycle ride raises more than £21,000

A LOCAL couple have raised more than £21,000 after organising a cycle ride and an auction to help two charities that have helped them...

Holyrood appoints head boy and girl

KATHERINE Locke and Seamus Curtin have been appointed as this year’s head girl and head boy at Holyrood Academy in Chard.Headteacher Matt Collins was...

Hotel steps in to save winter skittles league

THE future of the Beer Inter-League Skittles series has been safeguarded following the demise of Beer Social Club, writes KEVIN FAHEY.The Dolphin Hotel has stepped...

Seafield Gardens part of new East Devon ‘heritage trail’

SEAFIELD Gardens in Seaton is one of eight parks and gardens to benefit from a £9,500 Heritage Lottery Fund grant to East Devon District...