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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lyme beaten again, but all is not lost

Beaminster v South Petherton showpiece still on ice - Moutherwatering Gage Cup semi-final lined up - Ambers in Challenge Cup last four Devon & Exeter...

One dead following crash on the A303

One man has died following a collision between a car and lorry on the A303 this afternoon (February 28th) Police were called to the collision...

On the showbiz beat: Anyone fancy a game of Celebrity Shares?

It’s been a fun and celebrity filled week and with a bit of jetlag mixed in, I’ve had to find ingenious ways to keep...

Seaton TIC will not be moving

COMPLAINTS about Seaton Tourist Information Centre (TIC) will be acted upon, but the facility will not move out of Seaton Jurassic. Town councillor Peter Burrows...

Tourist information centre to close and join heritage centre

AXMINSTER Tourist Information Centre (TIC) members voted unanimously to dissolve the organisation and become part of Axminster Heritage. The vote was taken during a special...

Honiton Tesco donation boosts Feniton Rainbows

THE 1ST Feniton Rainbows have benefited from the good work of Tesco in Honiton after the supermarket presented the group with a cheque for...

Honiton students fundraise for British Heart Foundation

SIXTH Formers at Honiton Community College would’ve made Mary Berry proud with the quality of cakes in their recent Valentine’s Day fundraiser. The students raised...

Honiton Lions teams up with Havills to help carer

HONITON Lions have teamed with a town centre business to help a local carer in need. Lions president Brian Richards explained how the Lions joined...

Honiton resident Ray Lowrie wins world indoor rowing title

INSPIRATIONAL Honiton resident Ray Lowrie has once again defied his disability, by picking up a world championship medal in indoor rowing. The former Royal Marine...

Defibrillators installed in Feniton and Tipton St John thanks to primary schools

TIPTON St John and Feniton primary schools have led the way in their communities with helping to install potentially life-saving defibrillators in their respective...

Brand new Ottery St Mary library opens to the public

RESIDENTS in Ottery St Mary were in a celebratory mood over the weekend as the brand new library opened to the public for the...

Town council overrules planning committee

SEATON Town Council overruled its own planning committee by six votes to three, which means the town council will not support calls for the Secretary...

County councillor defends alleged lack of commitment to saving Honiton Hospital

HONITON County Councillor Paul Diviani has said he will be working hard to ensure residents in Honiton get healthcare services which ‘deliver the best outcomes’...

Forton battle back to reach semi final, but Tucker double can’t save Chinns

WEST & MIDDLE Chinook hopes of a Challenge Cup semi final appearance at Shepton Beauchamp perished with an extra time defeat at Netherbury on...

Ilminster Town edge a point closer return to Premier

Street hit 10 to move back top -  Blues Ressies almost there - Poor start costs Saints Almondsbury UWE 2 Chard Town 2 Toolstation League Div...

Bubbling Beer move up into top half

Advantage Hippos despite being forced to scramble late point -  Hawks beaten in extra time - Rise defensive woes DEVON & EXETER LEAGUE Match reports...
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Witness appeal after criminal damage caused to cars in Weymouth

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after vandals caused damage to cars in Weymouth. Sometime between 7.30pm on Friday, February 24th and 8.30am today,...

Appeal following burglary in Colyton

POLICE have released images of antiques stolen during a burglary at a property in Gullyshoot, Colyton, East Devon, between February 1st and 3rd. An unoccupied...

Police tackle underage drinking in Lyme Regis

POLICE tackled underage drinking in Lyme Regis on Friday night, when they said there were about 250 children “wandering around the town”. Speaking on...

Weymouth paramedic is first Brit to receive the Serbian Humanitarian Award

A WEYMOUTH South Western Ambulance Service paramedic and former soldier has travelled to Belgrade to become the first British citizen to receive the Serbian...

Coast run and Father Christmas boosted youth centre coffers

BRIDPORT Youth and Community Centre has received a boost from two local groups. Brit Valley Rotary Club and Bridport Runners have donated £1,000, which...

Loders Young Players present annual sports awards

THE Loders Young Players’ held their annual awards evening at Loders Village Hall, presenting trophies to their most improved members in a range of...
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Beaminster man arrested after police chase in Lyme Regis

A MAN from Beaminster was arrested after a police chase in Lyme Regis on Tuesday evening. Police were called to report of a drunk man...

Seaton Heights site listed for auction

THE FORMER Seaton Heights motel site could go under the hammer at auction on March 24th. As reported last week Lyme Bay Leisure, the company behind plans...

Crash closes A35 between Bridport and Winterbourne Abbas

THE A35 between Bridport and Winterbourne Abbas has been closed in both directions due to a two vehicle collision. Emergency services were called to the...

School leaders call for fair funding

THE headteacher and chairman of trustees of Colyton Grammar School have urged parents to appeal against proposed funding cuts. The government recently announced the second part...

Dog fouling: mayor considers ‘naming and shaming’ owners

SEATON mayor Cllr Marcus Hartnell says that ‘naming and shaming’ may be the way forward to reduce dog fouling in the town. He admits it would...

Anger over plans for chicken farm near Ottery St Mary

RESIDENTS in Whimple have come out in force against a proposed chicken farm close to the A30. A planning application has been submitted for the construction...

Dog waste bin to tackle hedgerow littering

IRRESPONSIBLE dog owners have been criticised for bagging their pets’ waste and throwing it in hedgerows in Chard. Members of Chard Town Council’s Guildhall and...

Eightieth birthday skydive

INTREPID Allan Hill had to wait an extra day for a skydive to celebrate his 80th birthday. The Axminster man turned 80 on February 3rd, but...

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