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23 year old driver treated for an injured ear after car collides with telegraph pole

Friday walkers celebrate raising £25,000 on Seaton beach. Photo by Ian Barradale

Trekkers celebrate on Seaton beach after reaching landmark figure

Kate Noonan at the news desk at ITV News' newsroom.

The contest gives opportunities to the broadcast journalists of the future

Axminster Railway Station

Customers and staff rescue woman from the track

Seaton NatWest Bank - set to close in March. Photo Chris Carson

Campaigners say replacing NatWest branch with a mobile unit for an hour once a week is “wholly inadequate”

Help shape Uplyme’s future

Friday, January 23, 2015
Uplyme Parish Clerk Lois Wakeman with the village plan documents. Photo CHRIS CARSON

Residents invited to have their say on the village’s new neighbourhood plan

Heather Penwarden, Pat Perryman and Min Rennolds of the newly formed Honiton Dementia Action Alliance group. Ref mhh 5541-03-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

New group called Honiton Dementia Action Alliance has been formed

Gold medal for Axe Yacht Club

Friday, January 23, 2015
Sir Ben Ainslie presents  a gold  medal to Amanda Parker, cadet activities co-ordinator, who represented the Axe Yacht Club.

Olympic sailing champ Ben Ainslie praises members for their fundraising efforts

Students of the year - Honiton's Molly and Ryan

Pair are crowned as ‘Student of the Year’

Moves to revive Seaton Town Band

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Seaton Town Band circa 1900

Musicians wanted to join a new brass ensemble

Wood burner goes up in flames in thatched property


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Seaton answers food bank SOS

Monday, January 19, 2015
Seaton Food Bank logo

Shelves were constantly replenished, despite busy weeks

Spencer McCarthy from Churchill presents a cheque to Katie Blake from Macmillan Cancer Support.

In all, £21,749.81 was generated

Seaton Police Station

Police appeal for information after Marine Place theft.

Stephen Blundell. Picture: Devon & Cornwall Police.

Stephen Blundell handed himself into authorities after fleeing to Spain in April 2013.

Honiton residents sign a petition for planned parking restrictions at Langford Road. Ref mhh 5308-03-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A petition has been launched opposing further parking restrictions on the road

Sarah Higgins,Debbie Humberstone and Kerry Cable of The Project. Ref mha 0741-02-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Figures from mental health needs assessment show ‘statistically significant high rates [of self-harm related hospital admissions] in Honiton’

Air ambulance

Trust’s chief executive talks about a year of highs for the charity

Quiver and Quintus are now looking for a new home

Eriskay ponies Quiver and Quintus need new caring owners

The Cosmic team will be helping farmers get to grips with digital technology.

Cosmic has successfully bid for a grant from the Prince’s Countryside Fund

Students help to feed the needy

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Colyton Grammar Students from tutor group 10 Oak, pictured with some of the donated food items

Colyton Grammar School youngsters collect a 1,344 items for Exeter Foodbank

Police appeal for witnesses after crash

Axminster Hospital. Photo by Chris Carson

Patients will be transferred to Seaton from today following a new court ruling

More than 200 people attended the opening of the Matisse exhibition at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery

The French artist’s works will be on until Saturday, February 7

Jo Cox (left) presenting her cheque to Linda Baker, of Ferne Animal Sanctuary

Campaign supporter Jo Cox raised £334.50 through a 100-mile bike ride

People across Devon are being urged to take extra care when travelling later today (Tuesday) and overnight as meteorologists forecast widespread snow.

A ‘friendly’ local cricket club is looking for Cranbrook players to join its ranks.

Royal British Legion’s Devon County chairman Ralph Howard-Williams (left) and Patrick McCaig, sales and marketing director, Otter Brewery.

The team has raised more than £3,000 as part of the Poppy Appeal

Trevor Hitchcock and Mark Moran with the Coombe Raleigh St Nicholas church bells. Ref mhh 5037-03-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Money is being sought as part of the village’s Bell Project

Jon Sterckz (left) and Ricky Romain

Indian music duo named the west’s best band

Firefighters called to an incident in a fifth floor flat at Fosse Way Court

The Otter Rotters recycling group are looking forward to move in to their new composting site at the former Woods Farm recycling centre. Ref mhh 4865-02-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Group secures planning permission for new composting site

A happy Anne Barratt of Fitzalan Gems who received a BEM Award in the New Year's Honours list. Ref mhh 4827-02-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The mum-of-three was left floored by the surprise announcement


The incident occurred around 1.53pm on Saturday (January 10)

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