Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Honiton

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...

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...

Honiton youngsters raise £520 for Devon Air Ambulance

SIX girls from East Devon have raised more than £500 for the Devon Air Ambulance after taking part in a sponsored run. Jamie-Lee Ayers (10),...

New Play equipment for Littletown Nursery in Honiton.

LITTLETOWN Primary Academy and Nursery has installed a new play area in the grounds thanks to donations and grants. The academy received generous donations from...

Two more leave Honiton Town Council as Zarczynski is elected mayor

TWO more have resigned from Honiton Town Council, which now finds itself with six vacancies. At an Extraordinary General Meeting last night (May 15th) Cllr...

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...

Police looking to speak with Honiton man

POLICE are seeking to trace 25-year-old Honiton man Josh Richards. A police spokesperson said: “Officers believe he may be able to provide some information that could...

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...

The exodus at Honiton Town Council continues as two more resign – taking total...

THE number of councillors that have resigned from Honiton Town Council has risen to four including former mayor Peter Halse. Ashley Delasalle, David Perkins, Luke...

Honiton Community Complex donates money to local charities

HONITON Community Complex, which runs The Beehive in the town, has donated £2,000 to TRIP and £1,000 to Hospiscare. Hospiscare representative Eric Smith and TRIP...

Honiton auctioneers boost for Hospiscare

HOSPISCARE and Chilcotts Auctioneers are celebrating raising funds of more than £10,000 with an ongoing fundraising initiative that benefits both the charity and visitors...

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...

New home for sixth-generation Honiton business

FARMING machinery supplier Halse South West, a sixth-generation family business, has celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art new headquarters after a historic move from...

County Council election results in Honiton and Ottery St Mary

RESIDENTS in Honiton and Ottery St Mary went to the polls last week to elect their county councillors for the next four years. Conservative Phil...

Shocking evening at Honiton Town Council as two quit – including newly elected mayor

HONITON Town Council has lost two councillors after both resigned in a sensational council meeting last night (May 9th) Councillors Ashley Delasalle and David Perkins...
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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...

Local MPs demand fairer funding for Devon schools

A GROUP of Devon MPs – including Sir Hugo Swire and Neil Parish – have written to the Prime Minister, asking her to “unequivocally” recommit...

Honiton students get botanical

YEAR 10 Art and Textiles students from Honiton Community College recently took part in a ‘Botanical Inks’ workshop at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery with...

Posties to take on 5K run for Dementia Action Alliance

SOME of the men and women of Honiton Royal Mail Delivery office will be delivering themselves to the Beehive in Dowell Street to take part...

Scouts hold spring fayre

HONITON Scouts ran a successful Spring Fayre at the Mackarness Hall recently. Scout leader Helen Turner said: “We would like to say a big thank you...

Adam takes part in Arctic warfare training in Norway

A HONITON resident recently took part in the Royal Marines Reserve Arctic Warfare training as part of his work with Travis Perkins. Adam Kent works as...

Gym club thanks supporters for their help

HONITON Gymnastics Club is thanking members of the business community in the town after many pitched in to help the club develop its facilities since...

Praise for Farway Primary School

A SMALL village school has won praise from two sets of independent inspectors for its high quality of education and extended family atmosphere. Farway Primary School...

Honiton man with links to Axminster and Ottery St Mary sought by police

POLICE are seeking to trace 25-year-old Honiton man Josh Richards. A police spokesperson said: “Officers believe he may be able to provide some information that could help...

Honiton Town Council finance row

HONITON Town Council has been marred in more controversy after the mayor confirmed she has contacted the police over possible illegal financial irregularities regarding...

Council information on recycling changes

KEY information about improvements to East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) household recycling and waste collection service is in the post. Cardboard, plastics, cartons and small electrical...

Stores help improve pre-school’s playground

TESCO and MKM Honiton have engaged in a joint venture to come to the aid of Stockland Pre-School. The small, local pre-school went to Honiton...
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