Monday, February 27, 2017

Honiton

Four candidates in Honiton by-election

THE four candidates to stand at the Honiton Town Council by-election have been announced and campaigning has got underway to fill the three positions. Earlier...

Honiton Gymnasts impress in Exeter competition

GYMNASTS from Littletown Primary Academy took part in the Devon Schools’ gymnastics competition at Exeter Gymnastics Club recently. Littletown entered three teams into the event:...

Honiton Lions donate to Tesco’s charities of the year

HONITON and District Lions Club have thanked Tesco in Honiton by donating to the supermarket’s chosen charities of the year. The Lions thanked the store...

Honiton PCSO numbers in doubt

ACTING Inspector Mat Helm has sent a warning to Honiton Town Council about the future of community policing in the town. Speaking at a Honiton...

Charity send out warning after incidents of a man posing as collector in Honiton

DEVON Air Ambulance have confirmed incidents over the last few days of a man in Honiton posing as a door to door collector for the...
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Police failure in recording crime

DEVON and Cornwall Police has been slammed by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabularies (HMIC), who rated the force’s crime recording “inadequate” as it failed to...

‘Death Cafés’ come to East Devon

THREE ‘Death Cafés’ have been launched in East Devon, covering Honiton, Axminster and Seaton, with more being planned. A survey by the charity Dying Matters reveals...

Public urged to take part in consultation on council ward boundaries

THE independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across East Devon to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries....

New body runs Devon Youth Service

DEVON'S Youth Service is now being run by a new and independent organisation. The change came into effect on February 1st and is the result of...

Honiton Lions donate weatherproof jackets to Hornets

HONITON Lions have presented £800’s worth of all-weather jackets to Honiton Hornets Hockey Club. The ladies at the hockey club were seeking funding towards the...

Support growing for East Devon recycling group

RESIDENTS in Honiton have come out in support of community recycling group Otter Rotters, who are being threatened with closure due to cost cutting...

Future of Royal British Legion in doubt in Honiton

THE Honiton branch of the Royal British Legion is making an urgent appeal for help, as it could face closure later this year. The branch...

Backing for lorries’ sat nav rule

DEVON County Council has welcomed calls for local authorities to be given powers to tackle lorry drivers that flout height and weight restrictions. The Local Government...

East Devon triumphs at tourism awards

‘BUSINESS icons’ from East Devon did the district proud as they walked away from the South West Tourism awards last week, laden with trophies. Held...

Otter Nurseries boost for Honiton charity The Baton

THE charity team at Otter Nurseries in Ottery St Mary has announced the total raised for last year’s charity of the year, The Baton. The...

Honiton Probus club could close

HONITON Probus Club could be forced to close if numbers continue to dwindle, members have been told. The club met for the first time in...

Pride of Honiton nominations are open

HONITON Chamber of commerce is looking for a worthy recipient of this year Pride of Honiton award. Each year a local business is given the...

Help shape Honiton with neighbourhood plan

THE Honiton Neighbourhood Plan steering group is looking to hear from businesses in the town to help shape the future of Honiton. East Devon District...

Honiton Town Council to investigate Beehive finances

HONITON Town Council will be asked to decide which councillors will investigate the finances relating to the construction of The Beehive and get to...

Devon schools’ funding is set to be slashed by a third

MORE than a third of Devon’s schools will lose out if new national funding figures aren’t revised, the county’s education chief has warned. Devon’s schools...

Local police force to recruit 150

DEVON and Cornwall Police will recruit almost 100 officers and 50 criminal investigators thanks to £24million of additional money as part of the Police and...

East Devon District Council withdraws appeal

EAST Devon District Council has taken the decision to withdraw its appeals against the Information Commissioner Office’s decision, which ordered EDDC to release details...

Weather warning for wind issued for South West

A YELLOW weather warning for wind has been issued for Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The warning from the Met Office is valid from 6am on...

Student debaters impress in Honiton

TALENTED students from the Honiton area impressed an array of judges and teachers in a youth speaks competition, held at Honiton Community College recently. Teams...

New library opens at Stockland school

STOCKLAND Primary Academy celebrated the opening of their new library with guests, poetry and a traditional ribbon cutting. The event marked the end of a...

SOHS group continues fight to save Honiton hospital services

DESPITE the consultation into community hospital beds in Devon having ended, the Save Our Hospital Services (SOHS) Honiton Steering Group hasn’t given up the...

Parkinson’s painting session success in Honiton

THE first ‘Painting4Parkinsons’ workshop at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton has proved popular with people across the district. Painting4Parkinsons is a series of art...

Honiton Senior Voice chairman calls for hospital beds threat to be withdrawn

AS PART of Dignity Action Day on February 1st, Honiton Senior Voice are making an appeal to the chairman of the Northern, Eastern and...

Honiton barber shop donates to TRIP

ALAN Rowe Barbering has raised £200 for local community transport providers TRIP. The money was raised through patrons and staff donating money. The cheque comes a...

Plans for 100 new homes between Honiton and Gittisham

HONITON Town Council recently met with developers and heard plans for the first phase of a major new development consisting of around 100 houses...
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