Friday, July 28, 2017

Colyton

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...

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...

Brother and sister team hope to revolutionise the way Devon recycles

A BROTHER and sister duo are hoping to revolutionise the way recycling in the household takes place. Luke and Sophie McLachlan (pictured above) feel that...

No threat to bus service through Seaton – but Colyton detour ruled out

FIRST Wessex says there is no threat to the X52 Jurassic Coaster bus service from Bridport to Exeter, via Seaton, but has ruled out...

NEW Devon CCG and the Success Regime are both set to lose prominent members...

THE Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and the Success Regime are both set to lose high ranking members of their teams. Chief Executive of...

One person treated after Musbury fire

ONE person was treated by paramedics for “minor burns and smoke inhalation” after a fire involving the roof space of three adjoining properties in...

Family pay tribute to ‘warm, kind and giving’ Honiton man who died following a...

THE family of a motorcyclist who died following a collision near Colyford have paid tribute to the 'warm, kind and giving' man. Richard Earnshaw, 33,...

Rebel town re-enacts English Civil War

HISTORY was brought to life in Colyton on Saturday, as the town hosted re-enactments of the English Civil War. Following the success of its Monmouth...

Devon and Cornwall Deputy Chief Constable responds to Hernandez radio interview

DEPUTY Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police Paul Netherton has responded to comments made by Alison Hernandez on BBC radio Cornwall, where it...

Tories maintain grip on East Devon

THE Conservatives have held onto their seats in East Devon as both Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) and Sir Hugo Swire (East Devon), were...

Rain fails to dampen spirits at tractor run

A large crowd turned out to watch the start of the 17th annual Colyton Tractor Run yesterday (Monday) despite heavy ran. The event, which has raised...

Hospital beds fight not over

Recently elected Devon County Councillor in Seaton and Colyton Martin Shaw is organising a public meeting for local residents to work out how to...

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...

Colyford opens much-awaited play park

COLYFORD children were able to enjoy the new play park near the grammar school after a local landowner donated the site to the district...

Nunsford Nutters host second bed race

THE Wiscombe Warriors triumphed in The Colyton Mighty Bed Race 2017. This year’s race saw six teams negotiate three laps of a tricky Colyton town...

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...

Will police investigation halt villages plan?

EAST Devon District Council (EDDC) has refused to say whether or not the Colyton element of a villages plan process will be suspended until...

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...

School pupils see success in Formula One competition

TWO teams from Colyton Grammar School were successful in the F1 In Schools Challenge Regional Finals, held at South Devon University Technical College. The competition...

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...

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...

Colyton student enjoys South Africa cricket tour

TOM Simmons (15), a Year 10 student at Colyton Grammar School, has recently returned from a cricket tour of South Africa with the Devon...

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...

Colyton Brownies get out and about in deer park

COLYTON Brownies recently visited Woodend Deer Park with Ruth Worsley from the Legacy to Landscape project. The girls were lukcy enough to spot a herd...

‘Long Way Down’ cyclists head to France

A TEAM of 12 cyclists from the Colyton area will take on Le Petit Tour de Manche route for charity later this month. The ‘Long...

Lorry trailers on fire near Colyton

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze involving four lorry trailers, being used for storage, at Lower Wadden, Southleigh, near Colyton. Firefighters were called at 3.05pm today...

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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Recorded crime up in Devon and Cornwall

THERE has been a 10.6 per cent rise in recorded crime in Devon and Cornwall, according to recently published statistics. Released on April 27th, the statistics...
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