Monday, May 29, 2017

Axminster

Andrew Moulding is new EDDC chairman

A SENIOR councillor, with decades of experience in local government, has been elected as the new chairman of East Devon District Council (EDDC). Cllr Andrew Moulding...

Expanded recycling service rolls out

MORE than 50,000 households in East Devon are just a few weeks away from being able to recycle more items than ever before when a...

Dedication ceremony for new St John Ambulance headquarters

THE dedication of St John Ambulance’s new Axminster headquarters attracted a large turnout on Sunday, May 14th. Located on Millwey Rise Industrial Estate, the new...

Young Farmers bingo helps ARC

AN Axminster Young Farmers' bingo night at Cloakham Lawn Sports Centre has raised close to £400 for local charity ARC. A cheque for the exact...

Scrap metal theft arrests

TWO persons were arrested on suspicion of theft following an incident in Axminster on Tuesday, May 9th. Officers from Dorset Police assisted, and a spokesperson for...

First marathon raises £1,700 for The Project

A SEATON woman raised more than £1,700 for an Axminster-based charity by running her first London Marathon. After many years of trying for a place...

Shute Festival announces exciting line-up for this September’s event

SHUTE Festival has announced the line-up for this year’s event. To be held from September 22nd to 24th, the festival will welcome Sir Anthony Seldon, former...
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Rotary golf day raises £4,000 for charities

THE 11th annual charity golf day, organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Lyme Regis and Axminster, was held at Lyme Regis Golf Club...

Axminster Heritage unveils newly-restored Dye House

AXMINSTER Heritage’s Thomas Whitty House revival continued apace with the official opening of the reconstructed Dye House, completing the second of three development phases. As...

No charges to be brought against MP and PCC

DEVON and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez and Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh have both been cleared by the Crown Prosecution Service, following...

‘Positive’ Chamber of Commerce AGM

THOSE attending the AGM of Axminster Chamber of Commerce agreed there was “a more positive and totally different feel” compared to the meeting a year...

Reprise for former mayor in Axminster

COUNCILLOR Jeremy Walden has returned as Mayor of Axminster. He previously served as town mayor from 2013-2015, and the comeback to the top job was confirmed...

Action-packed exchange for German students

AXE Valley Academy and Holyrood Academy in Chard jointly promoted Britain when hosting a group of German students and teachers. The German visitors, from Kirchweyhe near...

Households ‘bombarded’ with council info packs

EAST Devon District Council has apologized for any inconvenience caused after almost 3,000 households were ‘bombarded’ with recycling information. The council is about to introduce major...

Initiative to boost food waste recycling in East Devon

MORE than 2,000 pledges to recycle food waste have been made by Devon residents. Last month Devon residents were given the chance to win a composting...

Andrew Moulding elected as Chairman of East Devon District Council

CLLR Andrew Moulding has made the jump from deputy leader of East Devon District Council to its new Chairman, following a vote by fellow...
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REVIEW: New Bath spa facilities perfect for those looking to relax and unwind

The View From's Francesca Evans and Lottie Welch enjoy a day out at Thermae Bath Spa, the original thermal spa in the centre of...

Residents say former car park in Axminster has turned into a scrap yard

GAMBERLAKE residents are up in arms about the state of a former Axminster Carpets car park, saying it has become a scrap yard and...

General election candidates confirmed

NOMINATIONS for next month’s general election closed last Thursday, with candidates across the area now confirmed. After their poor showing in the recent county council elections...

Firefighters deal with smoke from Axminster flat

FIREFIGHTERS are ventilating a flat in South Street, Axminster, after smoke developed. A neighbour could see smoke inside the flat and raised the alarm at 11.23am on...

Judicial review funding bid fails in Seaton, but fight for hospital beds not over

COUNTY councillor Martin Shaw's bid to raise money to seek judicial review of the decision to...

Volunteers – and fifth director – needed by Axminster Arts Café

AXMINSTER Arts Café is seeking to boost its ranks of volunteers ahead of a busy summer season. Axminster Arts runs the not-for-profit community café and uses...

Scouts finish ‘Farm to Fork’ at Tesco

MEMBERS of 1st Axminster Beaver Scouts completed their Farm to Fork programme at Axminster’s Tesco branch. The Tesco Eat Happy Project has teamed up with The...

Pharmacy’s new premises open

MORTON'S Pharmacy officially opened its new premises in the morning of Tuesday, May 2nd. Rosemary Llewelyn, the wife of the previous owner of the pharmacy (Gwyn...

Death Cafés bid to banish taboo

ACTION East Devon wants to stop the taboo of talking about death by organising Death Café Conversations across the area, plus sessions to help people...

Doctor’s personal best in canoe marathon

TEAM McKenna/Wakley from Axminster set a personal best in the Devizes to Westminster (DW) International Canoe Marathon, also raising vital funds for local charity ARC...

Library says fond farewell to Sarah

POPULAR Axminster Library supervisor Dr Sarah Jones has left her post. A well-attended farewell party was staged at the library on Saturday, April 29th, and there...

Axminster B&B hosts World Tai Chi Day fundraiser for Macmillan

WORLD Tai Chi Day celebrations at Weycroft B&B in Axminster included a coffee morning and raised more than £130 for Macmillan Cancer Support. ABC Tai Chi...

New book on history of church

A BOOK about the history of St Giles’ Church in Kilmington will be released this month. Author Michael Tyler has spent more than a year researching...

Two more candidates announced to stand against MP Neil Parish

CONSERVATIVE MP Neil Parish now knows the identity of two of his main competitors in the upcoming general election. Caroline Kolek will stand for Labour...
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