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Budding singers, actors and dancers took to the stage for a one-off show as they put on a musical in a day.

Axe Valle Communityy College Sixth former Ciaran Murphy at the grand piano with staff and students.

It was a grand performance – in every sense – when students and staff presented ‘A Chamber Music Recital’ at The Axe Valley Community College.

Police have issued the all-clear after suspicious packages found in Exeter city centre have been safely dealt with.

Parts of Exeter city centre remain out of bounds after suspicious packages were found this morning (Monday).

Police are urging people not to drive into Exeter city centre while an investigation into two suspicious packages is ongoing.


The scheme, which encourages youngsters to read six books over the summer holidays, has the theme of ‘record breakers’ for 2015.

The Night Glow at Tiverton Balloon & Music Festival is a stunning spectacle.

The Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival 2015 is only two weeks away.

Year 6 pupils from the Honiton Learning Community at Thelma Hulbert Gallery who recently finished the Invigorwrite course. Ref mhh 9276-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The year five and six pupils have been led through six workshops by Lyme-based creative writing specialists Invigorwrite!

Leonard Beavers with Mike Foxwell, Richard Isaac and Pete Hawley from the Vine Social Club.

£600 was donated by the Vine Social Club, in Honiton, which selected the 1st Honiton Scouts as its chosen charity last year.

Organiser Sue Phillips and Glenda Levy enjoying the charity ball at Lakeview Manor.

The event, at Lakeview Manor, attracted more than 200 people and raised £8,000 for FORCE cancer charity.

Honiton Community Pupils are aiming to achieve the DofE Gold Award.

Year 12 students Cerys Little, Lauren Hunt, Ameerah Askew, Dan Hole, Ben Willis and Jack Lane will soon complete a four-day expedition as well as a week-long residential.

TRIP's Steve Brownridge is presented with his award from Devon County Council chairman, Christine Channon.

Steve was nominated by TRIP’s deputy manager, Nikki Dawkins, for all of his advice and daily management of the organisation.

Seaton carnival’s first royal party in 1965 (l to r) queen Jackie Powling and princesses Pat Muddiman, Carole Widger and Liz Clements.

Queen and princesses selected to lead the golden jubilee procession

Police close the road after a lorry hits scaffodling outside Trinity House in the centre of Axminster

Extent of victim’s injuries currently not known

Cyclists riding for Help for Heroes teamed up with Alan Rowe to carry The Baton through Honiton. Ref mhh 9387-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Baton stalwarts Dave Warren and Chas Fowler prepared the welcome with trustee Pauline Rowe, wife of The Baton founder Alan Rowe MBE.

Lyme Regis lifeboat

Lifeboat, coastguards and rescue helicopter scour the West Dorset coast

Nigel and Tina Say told the Herald they have been struck with ‘financial hardship’ after Tina’s Disability Living Allowance (DLA) was switched over to Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Axminster Hospital

Inpatient services to be resumed on July 29

Luke and Nathan Gouldson with Barkley the Cockerpoo at Offwell dog show. Ref mhh 8541-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The event helped raise more than £800 for Offwell Primary School’s Parent, Teacher and Friends Association.

Colyton tractor run committee members hand over a cheque for £3,500 to Macmillan Cancer Support

Organisers of the annual Colyton rally present £3,500 to Macmillan Cancer Support

Baby Beaver.
Tom Buckley/Devon Wildlife Trust

The birth of baby beavers on the River Otter has been taken as proof that England’s only wild colony feels ‘very much at home’.

River Cottage's head chef, Gelf Alderson, presented Bernadette Johnson of HALFF healthy food charity with a new ice-cream machine at Axminster Youth Club. Ref mha 9270-25-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Head chef presents Axminster students with an ice-cream making machine

Young Leaders in Service Nicholas Fisher, Isabella Synek Herd and Lauren Wiltshire with Seaton Mayor Tony Woodman and their certificates. Photo IAN BARRADALE

Lions club presents certificates to reward community service

Jackie Wadsworth.

The provisional opening date for Honiton 55+ Centre has been revealed.

Ozzy D with some of the children that have just enjoyed his show. Ref mha 9020-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Two-day show at Axminster is hailed another triumph by organisers

Councillor Roy Coombs.

A Honiton town councillor has expressed his concerns over proposals to install a mini roundabout at the notorious Turks Head junction.

St Mary's top bookworms with their awards

St Mary’s RC youngsters open a new chapter in the Accelerated Reader Programm

Littletown Primary Academy School pupils enjoying a day out at a waste management site.

Children from Littletown Primary Academy in Honiton experienced the sights, sounds and smells of waste earlier this month.

Emma with daughter Gracie Marks with her thank you letter from the Palce. Ref mhh 8193-24-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A Honiton youngster who sent a congratulatory card to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was ‘very excited’ when she received a thank-you postcard back from the couple.

PC Steve Speariett

PC bows out, leaving area in good shape

Children at Stockland and Yarcombe Pre-school made the most of the spring sunshine in their new garden after spending a fun-filled day at Stockland Fair.

A 'three arm' mini roundabout is being proposed to replace the Turks Head junction in Honiton.

Devon County Council intends to install a ‘three arm’ mini roundabout, a zebra crossing and two-staged pedestrian crossing refuge.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an argument between two women on a bus last Wednesday.

A special evening is being put on to raise funds for the new Kings House Day Hospice in Honiton.

An open day will be held at Honiton Hospital this weekend.

The Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has opened the door for existing and budding nurses in Honiton by holding an open day this weekend.

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