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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Morning burglary in Axminster

A wallet was stolen during the burglary of a house in the Sector Lane area of Axminster this morning. The burglary happened at some point...

Seaton edge home in seaside derby thriller

HONITON CC's fine start checked by Chardstock, Otters fall agonisingly close. Devon Cricket League MATCH REPORTS Uplyme & Lyme Regis 166 all out (8pts) lost to Seaton...

Last pair see Somerset home

SLOW left armer Jack Leach continued to enhance his growing reputation with two a four wickets hauls (match figures of 8 for 97) and...

Lions boost for college PE department

HONITON and District Lions President Steve Guilbert presented the Head of Sport & PE at Honiton Community College Andy Taylor with a cheque for...

Mayor sworn in for a second term

COUNCILLOR Caroline Kolek was sworn in as Mayor of Honiton to start her second term in the position. Cllr Kolek was joined by her husband...

New community garden at gallery in Honiton opens its gates

MORE than 250 visitors celebrated the opening of Thelma Hulbert Gallery's new community garden in Honiton. Gallery goers and local families turned out to the...

Restoration work reveals Somme hero’s grave

A HUNDRED years after the Battle of the Somme the grave of a Honiton soldier who fought in the conflict has been revealed at...

Blue plaque added to historical trail

THE Rotary Club of Seaton has added a 16th plaque to its trail of places of historical significance in the town. The plaque programme was...

Lions gift blood pressure monitors to surgery

HONITON Lions have helped supply Honiton Surgery staff with 15 home use blood pressure monitors. The surgery staff members thanked the Lions for the helping...

Joy is new TIC chairman

LOCAL accommodation provider Joy Raymond is the new chairman of Axminster Tourist Information Centre (TIC), taking over from Sarah Crook. The switch was confirmed during...

FSB says roads should be made a priority

THE road structure across Devon is really starting to suffer from under-investment, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The organisation acknowledges that councils...

District Council seat vacant after David Foster resigns

A SEAT on East Devon District Council representing Honiton’s St Michael’s Ward has opened up following the resignation of David Foster. The former Mayor of Honiton’s...

Alan ‘runs the Rock’ in aid of his Baton charity

FOUNDER of the Honiton based charity, Baton, Alan Rowe MBE with his wife and Baton Trustee Pauline, visited Gibraltar recently where Alan ran the...

County’s grant to push green transport options

DEVON has won £500,000 funding from the Government to promote green forms of transport. The funding for Devon County Council is part of £20.6million that...

Chard A shot out for 26 while Lawrence sees Crewkerne to nine wicket win

WEPL Premier 2 (Bristol/Somerset) Division Lansdown 132 of 3 (19pts) beat Ilminster129 all out (2) by seven wickets HOSTS Lansdown took just 20 overs...

Recently refurbished Relatives Room at Honiton Hospital openned

MAYOR of Honiton Councillor Caroline Kolek officially opened the recently refurbished Relatives Room at Honiton Hospital last week. Cllr Kolek has been a firm supporter...

District council wants your views on services

AROUND 3,000 East Devon households will be asked to complete a survey over the next few weeks as part of the council’s ongoing priority...

Ofsted rates Honiton Community College as ‘Good’

HONITON Community College has been rated as good following an Ofsted report, an improvement on their last inspection. In 2014 the school was rated as...

Student wins guitar

AN Axe Valley Community College student is now the proud owner of a guitar that more than 300 people had wanted to win. Year Ten...

Schools in partnership consultation

GOVERNORS of Axe Valley Community College in Axminster are consulting on the long-term partnership with Holyrood Academy in Chard. The two schools entered into a...

Big names announced for literary festival

THIS year’s Sidmouth literary festival will offer something for everyone after a host of top names were confirmed for the two-day event. One of the names...

Major investment at Oakdown Holiday Park

OAKDOWN Holiday Park, near Sidmouth, has received a major boost with an investment of more than half a million pounds. And the Franks family, the...

Town clerk set to leave

SEATON is looking for a new town clerk after Chris Drake tendered his resignation from the town council. Seaton Mayor Marcus Hartnell confirmed the resignation...

Recognition for volunteer Trevor

LOCAL community champion Trevor Fogwill has been awarded for his voluntary work in an around Sidmouth at a special Community Transport Awards ceremony hosted...

Webster’s car park opening in sight

THE car park on the Webster’s site in Axminster is set to be leased to, and operated by, NCP when completed. Hallmark Estates (Plymouth), which...

Sidford resident produces guide to help people object to business park

A CONCERNED Sidford resident has taken it upon himself to raise concerns about the proposed business park near Sidmouth which could soon overlook the village...

FFFocus celebrate 35 years

THE FFFocus group of Ottery St Mary celebrated their 35th birthday recently, at a special event held at the Tumbling Weir Hotel. FFFocus, which stands...

Recitals aid help scheme

PROFESSIONAL pianist Joyce Clarke has once more given three recitals in her home in Ottery St Mary delighting her audiences and in the process...

Hospital chief at Ottery St Mary League of Friends AGM

RD&E Chief Executive Angela Pedder was the guest speaker at Ottery St Mary Hospital League of Friends Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 19th. Angela,...

Major grant for pitch at The King’s School

EAST Devon District Council has been awarded a £100,000 Sport England Inspired Facilities grant to help replace the synthetic sports pitch, owned by East...

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