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Work gets under way on new East Devon District Council HQ

CONSTRUCTION of East Devon District Council’s new headquarters in Honiton is progressing well with groundwork completed and the building foundations under way. The council is...

Honiton charity champion Alan Rowe celebrates half a century of barbering

LOCAL fundraising legend Alan Rowe MBE recently celebrated 50 years of barbering with charity donations to two Honiton based charities. The shop that Alan owns,...

Woman rescued by coastguards at Thorncombe Beacon

A WOMAN was taken to Dorset County Hospital after she was found near Thorncombe Beacon on Saturday night (September 23rd). The whole West Bay Coastguard...

Somerset police chiefs: Funding has hit ‘tipping point’

THE top brass at Avon and Somerset Police have said that the constabulary is facing a tipping point due to financial constraints, which could...
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Cleal claims in vain as Chard slump again

WITH the outcome of Saturday's impressive 4-2 ‘win’ against Westbury still to be confirmed following the injury-time abandonment, Chard Town were still officially attempting...

Robins soar to top spot after perfect start

News from around the West Dorset Perry Street League teams; PREMIER DIVISION Shepton Beauchamp 8 Pymore 1 Jordan Brain was the star of the show...

Fenny felled at the Fort, Witches cast a spell on Rainbows

FOR the second season in succession Lyme Regis knocked out Premier Division opposition in round one of the East Devon Senior Cup competition. Lyme...

Magpies make their move – Thompson comes in to halt...

STEVE Thompson has been appointed as the new manager of Dorchester Town FC. Thompson, who played in the football league for Bristol City, Torquay United,...

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Southern Tenant Folk Union

Southern Tenant Folk Union to play South Petherton gig

SEPTEMBER 2016 saw the release of the seventh Southern Tenant Folk Union album Join Forces. It was written following the May 2015 general election...

Jazz with a smile at Ilminster Arts Centre

Two of Britain’s brightest young jazz stars are making a return visit to Ilminster Arts Centre on Friday, September 29th. The Amy Roberts/ Richard Exall...

New folk dance production, Folklore, heads to Dorchester

FOLKLORE, a new dance production inspired by folk tales from Dorset, Somerset and Devon featuring original music composed by Ninebarrow (BBC 2 Folk Horizon...
Louise Parker Jazz Jurassica

Jazz Jurassica’s recipe to banish the winter blues

JAZZ Jurassica, Lyme Regis’s first pop up jazz supper club, is about to launch its second season in the town next month. Coming hot...

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Honiton charity champion Alan Rowe celebrates half a century of barbering

LOCAL fundraising legend Alan Rowe MBE recently celebrated 50 years of barbering with charity donations to two Honiton based charities. The shop that Alan owns,...

Honiton karate club’s first birthday

DEVON'S fastest growing traditional karate club marked its one year anniversary recently with a special celebration event at the relaunch of Honiton’s LED leisure...

Ottery Scouts on European trip

A GROUP of 54 Explorers, Scouts and adult volunteers from Ottery St Mary have recently returned from a trip of a lifetime. The group travelled...

Work gets under way on new East Devon District Council HQ

CONSTRUCTION of East Devon District Council’s new headquarters in Honiton is progressing well with groundwork completed and the building foundations under way. The council is...

New funding formula could boost cash for schools in Honiton and Ottery St Mary

SCHOOLS in Honiton and Ottery St Mary look set to benefit from a new funding formula, but are still cautious about financial pressures in...

Somerset police chiefs: Funding has hit ‘tipping point’

THE top brass at Avon and Somerset Police have said that the constabulary is facing a tipping point due to financial constraints, which could...

New man to lead Seaton police

THERE will be a new man at the helm of Seaton policing when PC Adam Speers takes over as Neighbourhood Beat Manager from PC...

Anger after Axminster Town Council public forum is moved

AXMINSTER mayor Cllr Jeremy Walden has come under fire after he moved the public forum to the end of the town council agenda. Councillor Walden’s...

Woman rescued by coastguards at Thorncombe Beacon

A WOMAN was taken to Dorset County Hospital after she was found near Thorncombe Beacon on Saturday night (September 23rd). The whole West Bay Coastguard...

Fire crews extinguish blaze in Charmouth

FIRE crews from Charmouth, Lyme Regis. Axminster, Bridport, Maiden Newton and Beaminster were called to a fire involving a deep fat fryer earlier today...

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