Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seaton

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...

New town mayor elected in Seaton

JACK Rowland’s rapid town council ascent continued when he was elected Mayor of Seaton. He will be assisted by new deputy mayor Cllr Martin Pigott. Councillor Rowland...

Home found for Seaton carnival queen float

THE Seaton Carnival queen will have a float this year. Carnival committee members are delighted to report that Tim Salter at Manor Farm has offered...

New group to help make town dementia friendly

SEATON Town Council has formed a group called Dementia Friends Seaton (DFS) with the key purpose of trying to make the town a more dementia-friendly...

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...

Local care homes pick up award

RESIDENTS and their families have rated care provider Doveleigh Care Ltd, as one of the top 20 small care home groups in the UK. There...

New skatepark mural vandalised in Seaton

A MURAL in the skatepark next to the jurassic centre car park was vandalised only hours after being installed. The mural was part of an art...

Work about to start on Seaton Beach Management Plan

CONTRACTOR CH2M will commence work on the Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) in this month, with a view to complete it this year. The objective of...

More than 350 run Beer Blazer

MORE than 350 runners gathered for Beer C of E Primary School’s annual fundraiser, Beer Blazer, on May 7th. Organisers were very pleased as the weather...
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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...

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...

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...

£80 fine if you’re caught feeding the seagulls in Seaton and Beer

ANYONE feeding seagulls near the sea in Seaton, Beer, Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth risk an £80 fixed penalty notice. East Devon District Council (EDDC) has...

Doctors’ Grizzly efforts raise more than £1,000

The combined Grizzly efforts of three Seaton-based GPs raised more than £1,000 for charity. Doctors Katie Seaver, John Twaddle and Mark Welland took on...

Pub theatre makes its debut at Winstons

‘ARE You Sitting Comfortably?’ – performed by London-based actor Michael Garland – was described as ‘a tour de force’ after he started the series...

Cash and jewellery taken in Seaton house burglary

A SUBSTANTIAL amount of cash was taken during a burglary of a Seaton home. In a statement issued on May 3rd, a police spokesperson said: “Offenders...

Golf club’s mission to sign up youngsters

AXE Cliff Golf Club is on a mission to get more youngsters to take up the sport. Simon and Jill Wellington took over the club in...

EDA man wins Seaton county seat, and revives judicial review bid

NEWLY-elected county councillor Martin Shaw hit the ground running by reviving the bid for a judicial review of the decision to close hospital beds...

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 county councillor’s crowdfunding bid for hospital beds judicial review

CLLR SHAW DONATES £1,000 OF HIS OWN MONEY TO THE CAUSE THE newly elected county councillor for Seaton and Colyton, Martin Shaw, has launched a last ditch crowdfunding...

TV ‘Child Genius’ dad jailed for groping 12-year-old girl

SEATON man Terence Lai, who appeared on the Channel Four series Child Genius alongside his son, has been jailed for three years for groping...

Judicial review of hospital beds closure ruled out by Seaton Town Council

SEATON Town Council has decided against seeking a judicial review of NEW Devon CCG’s decision to close beds at the town’s hospital. Town councillors made...
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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...

Balti wins the cat-trick

AXMOUTH cat Balti and owner Patricia Absalom returned home from the joint South West British Short Hair Cat Club and Kernow Cat Club shows with...

Karen’s Pacific coast challenge

A 54-year-old Seaton woman is in training for a mammoth Pacific coast cycling challenge. Karen Letherby, who hopes to raise more than £2,500 for Alzheimer’s...

Praise for dance Starz*

ALL JM DanceFit Little and Junior Starz, including children from Beer, Seaton and Colyton primary schools, received performance certificates for their hard work and enthusiasm...
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