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Recycling chiefs are inviting suggestions for new ways to reduce household waste and increase recycling.

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

exe All Award winners with Mr Alexander

Pupils from Exmouth Community College have been recognised at an awards evening with a difference, rewarding their qualities as people.

Andrew Chapman (UKIP)

East Devon constituency candidates for the General Election answer readers’ questions

Woodbury Salterton pupils have made an igloo out of milk bottles. Ref exe 2108-13-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Pupils from Woodbury Salterton Church of England Primary School turned 500 milk containers into an igloo as part of their work on living in cold places.

District bosses are warning residents about a council tax refund scam.

Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

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Let There be Light-A la Ronde's Assistant House Steward James Weckmueller is pictured lighting two of the gas lamps at the National Trust property. Visitors can come and view the collection of lamps and mantles and also watch the lamps being lit daily at 11am. Ref exe 2267-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

People visiting A la Ronde this month will be able to see the house’s Victorian-style gas lamps and lanterns lit.

There’s a reunion coming up soon for pupils who left Exmouth Comprehensive School 30 years ago.

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery explains what prompted him to sell the family home to start up a charity that would become a vital lifeline throughout Devon

Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1280-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers operates ‘hand-to-mouth’, with founder Daniel Lavery checking the daily bank balance through his fingers. Find out how you can help the lifeline charity.

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Devon Freewheeler’s founder Daniel Lavery sold the family home to start up the lifeline charity as a way of thanking the ‘hidden hero’ who saved his wife’s life.

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1231-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

As a charity, the Devon Freewheelers runs ‘hand-to-mouth’ on a daily basis.

Daniel's wife, Shelley, who needed the help of a 'hidden hero', inspiring the birth of Devon Freewheelers charity

Dad-of-six Daniel, now 44, said: “Shelley was in distress and they needed to carry out an emergency caesarean. They took her to theatre. I was at her head.

Here’s how your money can help Freewheelers

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery’s life changed forever in 2005 when his wife, Shelley, then 34, collapsed while pregnant with their youngest child.

This year’s Budleigh Salterton Gala Week could be ‘the last as we know it’, unless more groups and charities come forward to run events, organisers have warned.

Prime Minister David Cameron visits part of the work on dualling the A11 at Elveden. Picture: Denise Bradley

Labour will accuse David Cameron of “ducking” the chance to explain how he would fund generous Tory manifesto pledges as his rivals prepare to square up for another televised debate.

Graham Hurley, Les Norcliffe, Town Crier Roger Bourgein,club captain Mike Drew,  Hugo Swire,  Bill Nash,  Ray Mallett,  David McDermott and  Cllr. Ray Bloxham at the opening ceremoney.

Exmouth Rowing Club’s refurbished boathouse has officially opened just in time for the summer.

Time is running out for East Devon residents to make sure they are registered to vote in next month’s elections.

Rabbit Chocolate was found in a car park in Exmouth.

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was found in an Exmouth car park on Good Friday.

Nigel Farage (left) and meets Hungarian Ivan Loncsarevity during a visit to hinge manufacturer NICO in Clacton, Essex.  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ukip’s manifesto offers “serious, fully-costed policies” for people who “believe in Britain”, Nigel Farage said as he prepared to launch the party’s detailed programme.

With the recent warmer weather, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of wildfires.

All Saints Church choir pictured Easter, 1945.

A former Exmouth choir boy has provided a great memory of Easter from 70 years ago.

Audrey Tyler, 92, who is having difficulties with medication deliveries from LloydsPharmacy.

A Budleigh Salterton grandmother could be at risk of falling dangerously ill due to a pharmacy’s medication delivery policy, her daughter has warned.

Great art on show at chapel

Sunday, April 12, 2015
A whole variety of artistic mediums have been exhibited at the Salem Chapel in East Budleigh.  Ref exb 2593-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Visitors to East Budleigh’s Salem Chapel were able to pick up a bargain at its art and craft show.

A more streamline Geoff Joyce is pictured with family and Exmouth Town Crier Roger Bourgein after his charity head shave for CLIC Sargent at Summer and Lola Hair Boutique on Saturday.  Ref exe 2331-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It may have taken 73-year-old Geoff Joyce 10 months to grow his flowing hair and beard, but it all came off in 20 minutes at a cancer charity fundraising event in Exmouth at the weekend.

Topsham school pupils put on a show

Friday, April 10, 2015
Topsham Primary School pupils in rehearsals for their spring concert. Ref ext 0329-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Pupils from Topsham Primary School treated an audience of parents and teachers to a performance of their annual spring concert.

Marpool school joins RotaKids

Friday, April 10, 2015
Pupils from Marpool Primary School with members of the Rotary Club of Exmouth and District who attended for the launch of Marpool Rota Kids club. Ref exe 1204-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Children at Marpool Primary School are officially part of the RotaKids programme after an official charter event took place at the school.

A list of the candidates standing in the Lympstone Parish Council elections has been released.

The deadline for nominations was Thursday, April 9, and the election will take place on Thursday, May 7.

The list of candidates standing for election in next month’s Budleigh Salterton Town Council election has been published.

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