Monday, August 21, 2017

Honiton

Hospital beds in Seaton and Honiton to close before end of August

HOSPITAL beds in Seaton and Honiton are to be closed this month. Beds at Seaton Hospital will close on Monday, August 21st, followed by those...

Honiton patients’ group promises ‘direct action’

A BAND of angry residents calling itself Honiton Patients Action Group says it plans to keep hospital beds in Honiton by taking direct action...

Rail disruption expected until 6pm after car hit bridge in Crewkerne

RAIL services through, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Axminster, Honiton and Feniton are expected to be disrupted until 6pm tonight (Mon). A car struck a bridge in Crewkerne...
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Two-car crash closes A35 near Honiton

THE A35 has been closed in both directions due to a two-car crash.  The incident happened between Hayne Lane in Wilmington and Pine Park Road...

Fun for all the family at 127th annual Honiton Show

DESPITE some awful weather leading up to the event, the 127th Honiton Show was once again a success as thousands of visitors flocked to...

Specs appeal for Honiton Lions

HONITON Lions are once again appealing for residents to recycle their spectacles rather than throw them away. Honiton Lions have been working with fellow club...

Juanita portrait takes its rightful place in Honiton council offices

ARGUABLY one of Honiton’s most important citizens and its first female mayor has finally had her portrait hung in the town council offices after...

Will it be back to the drawing board for Honiton’s neighbourhood plan?

HOSPITAL’S ‘EFFECTIVE CLOSURE’ POSES PROBLEM FOR STEERING GROUP HONITON’S Neighbourhood Plan could be facing an uncertain future after the decision to close the inpatient beds and temporarily close the maternity unit...

Yarcombe residents trying to buy village pub

VILLAGERS in Yarcombe have launched a last ditch fight to rescue ‘once and for all’ one of the most historic and archaeologically important pubs...

County council fails to refer Honiton hospital beds closure to the Health Secretary

DOUBLE BLOW FOR HONITON SEES MATERNITY UNIT CLOSED FOR THREE MONTHS HONITON Hospital is facing an uncertain future after Devon County Council failed to pass the motion to refer the removal of inpatient beds to...

Honiton’s oldest tradition pulls in the crowds once again

HONITON residents flocked together once again to celebrate Honiton oldest tradition - Hot Pennies. The throwing of the pennies dates back to the 13th century,...

Honiton gallery exhibition marks 100th issue of local arts and culture magazine

THE Thelma Hulbert Gallery has opened its doors for a special exhibition featuring 100 artworks to mark the 100th edition of Evolver Magazine. The overall winner...

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...

Honiton Town Council may step in to fill the gap left by mental health...

PEOPLE suffering with mental health issues in Honiton could be handed a lifeline after town councillors announced that they were looking into how to...

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...

Honiton Business wins recognition for outstanding patient care

HONITON Hearing Centre has just been awarded ‘Consultant Approved’ accreditation by Phonak, the world’s leading manufacturer of hearing instruments. In a first of its kind,...

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...

Yarcombe Yong Farmers enjoy 70th Anniversary

YARCOMBE and District Young Farmers Club celebrated its 70th anniversary with a weekend of fun events. The club was founded in 1947 by John Salter,...

Honiton prepares for ‘hottest’ day of year

Historic events bring community together and give traders a boost HONITON is gearing up for its busiest week of the year as locals prepare to...

Honiton students take on Three Peaks challenge

INTREPID Honiton Community College Students recently attempted to climb the three highest peaks in the UK in under 24 hours and succeeded – with...

Honiton folk band raises charity funds

THE Amycrofters’ Folk Dance Band  held their ever popular garden party once again and raised vital funds for South West MS. The event was held...

Honiton barber’s latest fundraiser is for TRIP and The Memory Café

NOT content with helping to raise thousands of pounds for Hospiscare and his own charity, The Baton, Alan Rowe MBE has now set his...

Honiton Girl Guides looking for more volunteers to help

GIRLGUIDING in Honiton is desperately searching for new volunteers to help lead the fun activities that Rainbows, Brownies and Guides like to get up...

Jolly Good Jaunt set to return to Honiton this autumn

AFTER a triumphant success last year, Hospiscare’s Jolly Good Jaunt – a sponsored walk starting and finishing at The Deer Park Country House Hotel...

Offwell School pleased with Ofsted report

THE parents and children of Offwell School were delighted with the outcome of their recent Ofsted inspection.  The judgement of the lead inspector, Alison Cogher,...

Luppitt quiz night fundraiser

A RECENT quiz night in Luppitt raised a fantastic £1,117 for Prostate Cancer UK. The event was organised by the projects team at the Rockbeare...

New managers at Gittisham Hill

HONITON-based Gittisham Hill Park retirement village and its integrated care home, Gittisham Hill House, have appointed Gaynor O’Dell and Carol Dight respectively as their...

Honiton based charity supporters run through the night

THE Annual Baton Run of Remembrance, for the Honiton based charity The Baton, was once again a great success. The 110 mile ‘through the night’...

Public meeting called in Honiton to give update on hospital beds fight

A PUBLIC meeting will report back on recent developments in the fight to save beds and other services at Honiton Hospital. The meeting will be...

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...
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