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Trustees who prepared the breakfast (l to r)  Simon card, Wendy Mills, Helen Maynard, Margaret Nicholson, Albert Nicholson, Eve Deanus and Carol Rapley.

Colyford’s Big Breakfast raises cash for defibrillator

The manager of TRIP Community Transport, Neil Hurlock.

The money will be put towards the purchase of a new wheelchair-accessible bus, which the charity has been steadily fundraising for.

Molly Raison

Molly instructs mourners to ‘wear something bright’ at her funeral!

The patio outside a house at Farway

Cornell Construction commended for transforming an outdoor space into ‘something special’

The incident happened near Hembury Fort at 10.40am.

Chef Peter Gorton presents an award to Ellen Streatfeild, Wendy Williams, Helen Brandom and Jacqui Thomas. Picture by Steven Haywood

The meat producer fought off stiff competition to land two wins in the 2015 Taste of the West Product Awards.

Young carer Lydia Hartnell

Axminster teenager featured in Youtube film

Mary Bolshaw, chairman of Honiton Hospiscare Support Group, with Joyce Yates, Janet Tierney and Julie Courtney who won at a recent cake bake off competition. Ref mhh 0963-41-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Organisers of the event say they had hoped for a bigger turnout on the day, but were still pleased to have raised £200.

Chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, Colin Wright.

The group is hoping to raise in the region of £1,400 by the beginning of next month.

Anne celebrated her birthday in style.

A Honiton woman who possesses a rich vein of farming history has celebrated her 100th birthday.

This group haved just signed in and are ready for the Jolly Good Jaunt on Sunday.  Ref mhh 2841-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hundreds of walkers took part in Hospiscare’s A Jolly Good Jaunt at the weekend - and are already halfway to raising the £20,000 target for Kings House Day Hospice, in Honiton.

Doug and Joy Hull with school head pupils at the Paddington Bear lunch   Picture CHRIS CARSON

Axminster Primary Academy stages a Paddington Lunch

AA Awards

Recognition from industry’s ‘Oscars’ helps put county on the map

Axminster fire engine

Firefighters called to the scene as a car leaves the road and ends up in a field

Exeter's Fanzone, in Northenhay Gardens

Sports fans can still enjoy watching the rest of the Rugby World Cup at Exeter’s Fanzone, despite England’s early exit from the tournament.

Fossil hunter Mary Anning

Mary Anning Wing project given major cash boost

Award winners  (l to r) Phil Ball, Rob Crabbe, Neville Causley and Pete Cable. 
n	Picture:Richard Horobin

Seventy-five years of service to the RNLI by past and present crew is recognised

Coastguard rescue helicopter

Lifeboat and helicopter called to assist pair stuck on a ledge above a deep ravine

Councillor Andrew Leadbetter. Ref ext 7851-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

New figures for those claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance (JSA) show a rise of eight from the end of June to the end of August.

P6566-04-09SH A view of St Andrews church in Colyton.
Picture by Simon Horn.

One family named the town the 16th best place to live in its annual family hotspot report.

mhh combe estate litter

The car park affected is near Beech Walk woods, an idyllic area on private land owned by the estate.

Posing with the Piper . Ref mhh 5915-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Held at Woodbury Park Hotel, on Woodbury Common, more than 100 suited and booted visitors dined on a three-course meal, won goodies in two auctions and danced the night away.

Sandy Sinclair

Pontnewydd Ladies Choir entertains at The Minster while the rugby team triumph over England

Honiton U3A members learn about Friends of Burburi.

The group welcomed two speakers from The Friends of Buburi – trustee Noreen Collins and volunteer Gwenllian Riall.

St Mary's Primary School pupils who took part in the 'Summer Reading Challenge'. Ref mha 9958-39-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

St Mary’s Catholic School wins inter-schools reading challenge

Milton Abbas students with Carrie and  Adam Southwell

Hands on experience at Fairwater Head Hotel in Hawkchurch for some trainee chefs and managers


The extra facilities will be in place for Saturday’s crunch match - England vs Australia, which is being shown on a large screen in the Exeter Fanzone from 8pm.

Consortium heads (l to r) Martin Smith (Axe Valley Community College), Kevin Bawn (Clyst Vale Community College), Faith Jarrett (The King’s School), Kenny Duncan (Sidmouth College) and Glenn Smith (Honiton Community College)

‘It’s time to move on’, says Martin Smith

Author, comedian and actress Helen Lederer is interviewed by Helen Taylor at the Temple Methodist Church as part of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival. Ref exb 1122-39-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The seventh Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival has been hailed as a great success by organisers.

Sarah Richards. Ref mhh 3639-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A year-and-a-half on from the terrifying incident, Sarah Richards has talked exclusively to the Herald about the incident which changed her life forever.

Axminster Primary School

Investigation finds that Year 6 pupils at Axminster Primary Academy were ‘over-aided’ during the tests

Mercedes Connor and Jesse Bret California.

Mercedes Connor, 34 and Jesse Bret California, 28, will vie for top spot at the Pure Elite London competition at The Beck Theatre in Kent.

Raising funds in Tweed; Honiton Tesco Community Champion Louisa Littlewood is pictured with Celia Wilkinson and Richard Cousins at the Honiton store. Ref mhh 1248-39-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A stylish three-day fundraiser put on by Tesco Honiton recently netted more than £800 for end-of-life charity Hospiscare.

Gallery:Axminster carnival procession - pictures

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Axminster carnival. Ref mha 9434-39-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Axminster’s illuminated carnival procession attracted bumper crowds on Saturday, September 19, with delighted organisers praising all who those who made it such a success.

Lyme play park to open this weekend

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Lyme's new  pirate-themed play park

Mayor to launch £110,000 pirate-themed playground

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