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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Their 12 tips for a safe Christmas

Crash scene at Hunters Lodge which claimed the lives of two elderly women

Highways chiefs say the plan would lead to long queues and increase the risk of tail-end shunts

Fesitve fundraising at Ottery eatery

Friday, December 12, 2014
Robin Rea

An award-winning Ottery St Mary eatery is to host a festive fundraising feast next week in aid of a good cause.

Winter Solstice at academy

Friday, December 12, 2014
Neil Hampson

An exhibition featuring work from several West Country artists reopens tomorrow (Saturday, December 13) at East Devon Art Academy in Old Fore Street, Sidmouth.

K9CC at Honiton christmas carnival. Ref mhh 9709-50-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Hundreds flocked to High Street to see floats parade through town

Seaton Memory Cafe held their Christmas lunch at Otter Nurseries this week. Ref mhs 1896-49-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

New Seaton group already has 30 members and a team of 12 volunteers

Tim Hoad from the Devon Air Ambulance receives a cheque from captain Ron Graham

More than £3,000 has been raised for the charity

Royal British Legion, Honiton. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6242-01-13TI

Police confirm they are investigating the incident

Figures reveal a big drop in crime

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

‘Reassuring drop’ said PCSO Steve Mingo

Olympian, Jo Pavey, was guest of honour who was invited to switch on Honiton's Christmas lights this year. Honiton Chamber of Commerce members met with Jo and her family in the Lacemaker's Cafe before the switch-on. Ref mhh 2078-50-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Welcome hometown return for European champion

Teenager puts Seaton on the map

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Victoria (left) pictured outside the Royal Albert Hall with the other entrants in her age category, alongside writer, broadcaster and geographer Nicholas Crane, who presented the awards.

Victoria Synek-Herd is named the country’s young geographer of the year

School choir needs your Vote!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
St Mary's RC Primary School choir need your vote

Axminster RC Primary School youngsters reach the final of Radio Devon’s carol contest

NatWest to close Seaton branch

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Sign of the times? Glenn Salter's tongue in cheek newspaper contents bill. Phoo CHRIS CARSON

Mayor calls on people to write and urge the bank to change its mind

Staff from the Axminster branch of Mole Avon with the giant cheque.

Axminster branch congratulated for its part in helping raise the huge sum

Award winning fundraiser Ursula Pratt MBE presents a £1,000 cheque top Hospiscare appeal fundraiser Catherine Rawlinson. Photo CHRIS CARSON

The money will be used to enhance the garden area at the new centre in Honiton

Seaton Majorettes perform at the switching on of the Christmas lights. Photo Ian Barradale

Seaton and Axminster residents turn out in force for their festive Fridays

Flamingo Poll fundraiser Dana Haydon-Sycammore (front left) with Manager Steve Buxton,Gareth Parker and supporters holding their lottery cheque. Ref mha 9196-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Charity will use money to buy new equipment

Neil Hurlock and Tony Wiltshire in the new TRIP shop in New Street. Ref mhh 9204-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Move will allow the charity to stock a ‘wider range’ of mobility equipment

The money has come from the Parishes Together Fund

George Blake with his festive themed garage door. Ref mhh 9277-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Festive competition ends later this month

The team at The Thelma Hulbert Galley celebrate a Devon Tourism award. Ref mhh 9308-49-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

The team were praised for their great customer service

Seaton Hospital

Public will be consulted on a scheme to temporarily transfer in-patient services from Axminster to Seaton

Steph bows out of Open Mic UK

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Steph Clark has finished her Open Mic journey. Photo by Jon Robinson-Pratt

The mental health nurse has thanked everyone for their support

Boy playing football

EDDC is currently creating a strategy document for future pitch provision in the town

Lyme Regis lifeboat

Vessel with four on board ran out of fuel about one mile off Lyme Regis

Honiton Congregational Church Deacon Vincent Hancox celebrating their 243rd anniversary with Honiton and East Devon dignitaries. Ref mhh 8579-47-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Church Deacon Vicent Hancox thanked attendees for attending the ceremony

Steph Phillips with her hamster Poppy who escaped her box and chewed her way around her mum's car electrics. Ref mhh 1238-47-14AW Picture: Alex Walton

The headstrong rodent wreaked havoc for her new owners

Sandra makes a splash for charity

Sunday, November 30, 2014
Sandra Mortimer

Chestnut Way resident swam 44 miles in eight weeks

Cllr David Foster and children's worker Rose Millard step up to the challenge of climbing Everest for Children In Need. Ref mhh 0681-46-14AW Picture: Alex Walton

Mount Everest ‘climb’ netted appeal fundraisers more than £400

Young women using smartphone

Officers are urging people to ‘remain vigilant’

Tony McCollum,Trevor Cocks and Dave Lewis of Honiton Chamber Of Commerce put up the christmas flags in the high street. Ref mhh 8590-47-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Lights have now been put up in High Street

A former district councillor has seen his controversial planning proposal refused by the authority.

More than 40 business have donated to the Christmas lights

Incident happened on the morning of November 22

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