Monday, December 11, 2017

Honiton

Improved air quality levels in Honiton

HONITON is set to lose its unwanted Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) after three years of improved readings. Air quality levels in the town are...

Honiton’s Millennium Green to be extended

A NEW piece of land next to the Millennium Green has been gifted to Honiton after a generous donation from one of the the...

A35 closed for seven hours after four vehicle crash

THE road between Honiton and Axminster was closed for seven hours last night (Saturday, November 11th) after a crash that involved four vehicles. The incident...

Roadworks hit trade in Honiton

BUSINESS owners in Honiton have been left frustrated after roadworks resulted in long queues into the town centre – and a reduction in footfall. Devon...

Honiton carnival brings the season to a close

EAST Devon’s carnival season ended in Honiton on Saturday night, as the town came out in force to cheer on this year’s entries. The weather...

Hospiscare fundraisers get on their boots in Honiton

SUPPORTERS of Hospiscare’s annual fundraiser were suitably suited and booted to take part in this year’s ‘Jolly Good Jaunt’. The event raises money for Hospiscare,...

Call for crack down on use of disposable plastics in Honiton

HONITON Town Council are looking into reducing the amount of single use plastics in the town, following in the footsteps of other environmentally conscience...

Yarcombe Young Farmers’ support for neonatal units

YARCOMBE and District Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) has donated £1,000 to the neonatal unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The club selected the...

Campaigners protest Honiton banks

LOCAL campaigners from Global Justice Group visited Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds and NatWest banks in Honiton recently, urging them to stop using the public’s hard-earned...

Tributes paid to Honiton Senior Voice stalwart Tony Simpson

TRIBUTES have been paid to the founder of Honiton Senior Voice, Tony Simpson, who passed away recently. Tony was an active campaigner for the betterment...

Mixed reaction to timetable changes in Honiton

THE Friends of Honiton Station have welcomed the proposed changes to the Exeter St Davids to Waterloo train service but also expressed concern over...

Honiton Community College wants to continue its support for youth club home

HONITON Community College have announced that they are currently in discussions with Devon County Council to renew the lease of the community use building...

Honiton mayor says council has turned around after controversial year

THE Mayor of Honiton, Councillor John Zarczynski, has apologised to the people of the town for not being in the public eye as much...

Jolly Good Jaunt returns to Honiton this month

THE Jolly Good Jaunt is set to return to Honiton later this month and once again will give walkers the chance to raise vital...

Autumn programme for popular Sheldon Singers

HONITON'S Sheldon Singers Autumn programme is set to begin this week with a performance of “Handel to Hammerstein" at Sidholme concert hall, in Sidmouth. On...

Birth services at Honiton Hospital remain suspended for another three months

THE temporary suspension of birth services at Honiton Hospital is to be extended due to on-going staff vacancies and long-term sickness absence across the...

The blood bikes riding into Dorset and Somerset

THE Devon Freewheelers - commonly known as the Devon Blood Bikes, who have been operating a lifesaving service in their county since 2009 -...

Honiton charity champion Alan Rowe celebrates half a century of barbering

LOCAL fundraising legend Alan Rowe MBE recently celebrated 50 years of barbering with charity donations to two Honiton based charities. The shop that Alan owns,...

Honiton karate club’s first birthday

DEVON'S fastest growing traditional karate club marked its one year anniversary recently with a special celebration event at the relaunch of Honiton’s LED leisure...

Work gets under way on new East Devon District Council HQ

CONSTRUCTION of East Devon District Council’s new headquarters in Honiton is progressing well with groundwork completed and the building foundations under way. The council is...

New funding formula could boost cash for schools in Honiton and Ottery St Mary

SCHOOLS in Honiton and Ottery St Mary look set to benefit from a new funding formula, but are still cautious about financial pressures in...

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...

Honiton Town band looking for new talent

HONITON Band is inviting aspiring brass players to join the band’s training section this autumn. Local community brass band, Honiton Band, set up its training...

Honiton Council has five seats to fill

HONITON Town Council are appealing for residents to come forward and join the authority to help put their turbulent year behind them. The council has...

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...

Innocent Honiton resident left traumatised after police target wrong man

A HONITON resident says he has been left traumatised after armed police handcuffed him in an apparent case of mistaken identity. On September 6th, armed...

Accident halts traffic between Honiton and Ilminster

A FIVE car pile up on the A30  is causing long delays and motorists are being urged to avoid the area. The incident has taken...

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...

New gym for Honiton

WITH investment now secured, it’s full steam ahead for a private members gym being built on Heathpark Industrial Estate in Honiton. Over £300,000 is being...

No beds but Honiton MIU is still open

THE Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are reminding the residents of Honiton that despite the inpatient beds being removed, the MIU unit...
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