Monday, August 21, 2017

Seaton

Vigil for hospital beds in Seaton on Monday

A VIGIL will be held outside Seaton Hospital on Monday, August 21st as the in-patient beds are closed. It was town council vice-chairman Martin Pigott’s...

Long delays for motorists following incident on A358

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the Musbury area if possible, due to a car crash. There is heavy traffic on the A358 Seaton Road, which...

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...

Calls for meeting with Secretary of State to save Seaton beds

SEATON mayor Cllr Jack Rowland wants to meet the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, face-to-face in London to seek his “direct intervention”...

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...

Seaton county councillor slams decision to not refer hospital beds to Health secretary

A DEVON County Council scrutiny committee has been accused of ‘abdicating’ its role after it failed to pass a motion that could have given...

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...

Former Seaton resident says EDDC landlords failed to deal with concerns about flat

FORMER Seaton Town Councillor Andrew Bessford says he moved out of social housing because East Devon District Council (EDDC) failed to deal with fire...

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...

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...

No threat to bus service through Seaton – but Colyton detour ruled out

FIRST Wessex says there is no threat to the X52 Jurassic Coaster bus service from Bridport to Exeter, via Seaton, but has ruled out...

Seaton traders to be asked about town centre traffic

SEATON Town Council is to seek a meeting with East Devon District Council (EDDC) to bring more life to the town centre. In addition, town...

Golf club greenkeeper plays eight courses in a day

LYME Regis Golf Club’s greenkeeper Tom Glover has raised funds for Julia’s House Hospice and Alzheimers UK after playing eight different golf courses in...

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...

£95K investment programme proposed for Axmouth Harbour

A £95,000 improvement programme could be carried out at Axmouth Harbour. East Devon District Council (EDDC) has already pledged £17,000 towards the project, but...

Musbury family’s escape as fire breaks out during work on home

A FAMILY had to flee their burning Musbury home after a fire started while work was being carried out on the property. Two family members...

Seaton doctor runs through the pain

SEATON and District Hospital League of Friends is in line for a cash boost in excess of £700 after retired doctor Joe Pitt fought...

Camping causes Seaton roadsign row

OLD Beer Road residents have asked for a practical solution rather than heavy-handedness after being told to take down three signs saying “No Overnight...

One person treated after Musbury fire

ONE person was treated by paramedics for “minor burns and smoke inhalation” after a fire involving the roof space of three adjoining properties in...

Body near Seaton identified as missing Paignton man

DEVON and Cornwall Police have confirmed the identity of a body that was located on a beach at Culverhole Point near Seaton on Saturday, June 10th. Formal...

Reed warbler at Seaton Wetlands

A tiny leg ring has been proven that a reed warbler caught at Seaton Wetlands has travelled to Africa and back on numerous occasions. Axe...

Puffins make paper fish for sea festival

The children at Puffins Pre-School in Beer played an active part in the recent Axmouth Festival of the Sea. They helped make paper fish for...

Fun day at the Harbour Inn

The Harbour Inn at Axmouth hosted a fun day for local youngsters, who were joined by children from the Community Equality Disability Action (CEDA)...

More than £1,400 raised for Christian Aid in Seaton

Christian Aid Week in Seaton generated donations of more than £1,400. The week started on May 14th with readings and songs in St. Gregory's Church,...

Devon and Cornwall Deputy Chief Constable responds to Hernandez radio interview

DEPUTY Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police Paul Netherton has responded to comments made by Alison Hernandez on BBC radio Cornwall, where it...

Tories maintain grip on East Devon

THE Conservatives have held onto their seats in East Devon as both Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) and Sir Hugo Swire (East Devon), were...
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UPDATE: Honiton motorcyclist in critical condition after A3052 crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has been left in critical condition after a crash on the A3052 between Lyme Regis and Colyford on Sunday afternoon.  Police were notified...

Body found washed up on Seaton beach

THE body of a man in 60s was found on a beach near Seaton yesterday afternoon (Saturday, June 10th). The police and coastguard were called...

Hospital beds fight not over

Recently elected Devon County Councillor in Seaton and Colyton Martin Shaw is organising a public meeting for local residents to work out how to...

Andrew Moulding is new EDDC chairman

A SENIOR councillor, with decades of experience in local government, has been elected as the new chairman of East Devon District Council (EDDC). Cllr Andrew Moulding...
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