Thursday, September 21, 2017

Axminster

Plenty of carnival spirit in Axminster

SID Vale Carnival Club’s Greek Empire was crowned the best entry at Axminster Carnival on Saturday evening. The afternoon rain may have put some people...

Citizen of the year to be found in Axminster

NOMINATIONS for the inaugural Robin Cross Citizen of the Year Award are set to open next month. Mr Cross, who was known for his selfless...

Devon and Dorset police forces leading the way with ‘digital’ sniffer dogs

DEVON & Cornwall Police – along with their counterparts from Dorset – are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways...

George Hotel building in Axminster is finally sold

AXMINSTER'S historic George Hotel building has been sold and will be returned to its former glory by new owner South Coast Inns Ltd. After years...

East Devon District Council leader survives ‘no confidence’ vote

EAST Devon District Council leader Paul Diviani (Con) remains in his role after surviving a vote of no confidence. The motion for a vote of...

Motion against EDDC leader fails

A motion for a vote of no confidence in East Devon District Council (EDDC) leader Paul Diviani has failed. The motion was heard at an...

Former mayor leaves Axminster Town Council

LONG-SERVING town councillor and former Axminster mayor Mervyn Symes has resigned with immediate effect after 26 years. He becomes the third member to leave the...

Court closes Axminster flat after anti-social behaviour

A FLAT in Axminster town centre has been closed by police after repeated problems including underage drinking, drugs and anti-social behaviour. Magistrates granted a three-month...

Suspected loot seized in Axminster

  A CAMCORDER, believed to be stolen, was among items found during a recent police raid at an address in Axminster. A number of items were...

Four people hurt in Axminster collision

THE police and the fire & rescue service attended the scene of a collision at Weycroft Bridge, near Axminster, during the early hours of this...

Vote of no confidence in EDDC leader proposed

EAST Devon district councillors have tabled a motion for a vote of no confidence in leader of the council Paul Diviani following the closure...

Campaigners for hospital beds in Devon running out of options

SECRETARY of State for Health Jeremy Hunt has no intention to intervene or interfere with the hospital bed closure process in Devon. Campaigners fighting NEW...

Devon County Councillor told to ‘consider her position’

DEVON County Council Health and Adult Care (HAC) Scrutiny Committee chairman Councillor Sara Randall Johnson (Con) has been asked to “immediately consider her position”...

Axminster fire chief: Stoney Lane road improvements are no better

AXMINSTER’S fire chief, Ian Turner, says the widened section of Stoney Lane has done nothing to improve safety. But Devon County Council (DCC) refutes the...
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UPDATE: Air rifle attack on family home in Axminster

  POLICE have interviewed two men in connection with an air rifle shooting at The Cricketers in Axminster on Saturday, August 26th. The incident happened at...

Axminster Town Council delays taking on Pippins lease

AXMINSTER Town Council has delayed seeking a long-term lease of the Pippins building. The delay was caused by the need for a financial report detailing...

New Axminster town councillors will bring “breath of fresh air”

THE co-option of two new and younger members to Axminster Town Council has been described as “a much-needed breath of fresh air” by mayor...

Long delays for motorists following incident on A358

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the Musbury area if possible, due to a car crash. There is heavy traffic on the A358 Seaton Road, which...

Hospital beds in Seaton and Honiton to close before end of August

HOSPITAL beds in Seaton and Honiton are to be closed this month. Beds at Seaton Hospital will close on Monday, August 21st, followed by those...

Woman arrested after police chase in Axminster

THE police helicopter assisted officers on the ground when a wanted woman was hunted down in Axminster. West Street saw a heavy police presence in...

Chamber backs Axminster auction house proposal

AXMINSTER Chamber of Trade says turning down the planning application to convert the empty Lawsons building into an auction room would be “grossly negligent”. The...

Two to hospital after suspected gas leak in Axminster

TWO people were taken to hospital after a suspected gas leak at Cridlake in Axminster. People in three adjoining properties felt unwell, and the ambulance...

Rail disruption expected until 6pm after car hit bridge in Crewkerne

RAIL services through, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Axminster, Honiton and Feniton are expected to be disrupted until 6pm tonight (Mon). A car struck a bridge in Crewkerne...
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Two-car crash closes A35 near Honiton

THE A35 has been closed in both directions due to a two-car crash.  The incident happened between Hayne Lane in Wilmington and Pine Park Road...

Police appeal for witnesses after serious A35 crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious collision near Axminster yesterday afternoon ( August 10th) which left four men injured. Emergency services were called to...

Housing development in Axminster could stop

HOUSE building on the Bovis Homes Cloakham Lawn estate could cease unless planning conditions are removed or eased. Bovis Homes says the scheme is in...

East Devon Parishes Together fund awards cash

A TOTAL of 35 worthy community schemes have had Parishes Together Fund applications approved by the decision making panel of East Devon District councillors...

Axminster Town Council asked to save youth club at risk of closure

CALL FOR PAID YOUTH WORKER AFTER VOLUNTEER STEPS DOWN AXMINSTER Town Council might step in and hire a youth worker to save the town’s new youth club. Councillors expressed an interest in helping to...

Police appeal following burglary in Axminster

OFFICERS would like the public’s help to identify the woman pictured in connection with a burglary in Axminster. The offence happened at a property on...

Boost for your favourite local papers in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

New owner sees View From titles join Independent THE future of local newspapers in the West Country received a massive boost this week when the...
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