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Sixty years of romance has proven to be in the cards for a Budleigh couple after they celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Tooth decay for the UK

Exmouth dentists and health bosses are backing calls for a ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks, after 368 children were admitted to Wonford last year to have health-threatening rotting teeth removed.

‘School in a Bag ‘ charity

Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Exmouth have been busily knitting teddy bears with their own little carry bags, to donate to poor children in Asia and Africa.

Brothers on Bikes-Will and Duncan Nelmes will soon be heading off cycling from John 0'Groats to Lands End to raise money for the charity Rainbow Living. Ref exe 4917-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Littleham Primary School’s bagpipes-playing headteacher, Duncan Nelmes, is cycling the length of the UK for charity at the end of this month.

EXMOUTH: Emergency services attended a three-car traffic accident in Exmouth on Saturday, July 25.

Mark Ridgers of Pecorama celebrates his birthday at the masked ball. Ref dl 0195-28-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Guests at a masked ball have proven to be charity superheroes after raising thousands of pounds for good causes.

Penny Gatter with her guide dog Milo.

A Budleigh guide dog owner is asking fellow pet owners to be careful after a terrifying incident where her dog was attacked.

withycombe: A fire crew was called out to a car fire in Lovelace Terrace on Sunday, July 26.

A disposable barbecue on Exmouth beach. Ref exe 9771-26-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth beach revellers are being warned this summer to discard their disposable barbecues safely.

Brixington Primary School’s Year 6 end of year production

Parents declared Brixington Primary School’s production of Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies the ‘best school show they had ever seen’.

exmouth seafront

Luxury flats, shops, eateries, a multi-screen cinema and a new Harbour View Café and coastwatch tower could all be built on Exmouth seafront.

Retail movement in North Devon and Torridge is helping to create a more buoyant labour market. Picture: Andy Keeble

The number of dole claimants in Exmouth has dropped to the lowest levels since records began 32 years ago.

Jean Harding and husband Derek pictured on the overgrown grass 'island' in Greenpark Road, which Devon County Council says should be cut with 'community self-help'.

Elderly residents in Brixington have hit out at county chiefs for stopping grass cutting outside their homes.

South West in Bloom judges Christine Fraser and Martin Abrahams were welome to Exmouth this week by the Exmouth in Bloom team and Mike Vine from the district council. Ref exe 4518-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth in Bloom volunteers are waiting with baited breath following a visit from South West in Bloom judges last week.

Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

People are being warned to avoid an area of beach near Orcombe Point after a sink hole re-appeared in the sand.

Year six children at Marpool have been taught how to play brass instruments under the guidance of Peter Mansfield and Wider Opportunites in Brass. This week they showcased their work in a short concert to their peers. Ref exe 4642-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Youngsters in the Exmouth area are being given a great chance to make some noise and get into music.

The Woodbury Common road is now clear following an incident where a car came off the road and ended up on its roof.

Dog on lead

Pet owners concerned about the scrapping of emergency vet care in Exmouth have set up a petition calling for the return of the vital service.

Park and ride for Exmouth?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A district councillor from Exmouth has thrown his support behind the idea of a park and ride facility being created for the town - if the Dinan Way link plans are given the green light.

Two fire crews were called to an exmplosion on a transformer pole in Elmgrove Road on Thursday, July 23.

Residents in and around Bicton Street are being warned to be vigilant after a man was observed looking at surf boards in someone’s garden.

An Exmouth carpenter attacked a man with an iron bar in a McDonald’s car park after ‘macho posturing’ led to violence, a court has heard.

An Exmouth woman was nearly four times the drink-drive limit, when she crashed her car into a pub, at 6am.

Britian in bloom judges Penny Skelley and Steve Clampin with Budleigh in bloom's Bob Wiltshire,Sue Griffin and Chris Ireland with St Peters school garden club members. Ref exb 1330-30-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Budleigh is crossing its fingers again following this year’s visit by South West in Bloom judges.

Left to right: Alison Brockbank (Owner of The Bicton Inn), Steve Gazzard, Zoe Brockbank, Exmouth Town Crier Roger Bourgein.

A cheque for £1,300 has been presented to the British Lung Foundation following a charity sky dive earlier this year.

Exmouth Community College Premier Cup winner Joyce Tang receives her prize from college principal Tony Alexander and chair of governors Jill Elson.

Exmouth Community College has acclaimed its best and brightest at its annual premier awards.

The waters around Exmouth came under the close watch of Withycombe Rainbows when the youngsters teamed up with the town’s National Coastwatch volunteers.

The waters around Exmouth came under the close watch of Withycombe Rainbows when the youngsters teamed up with the town’s National Coastwatch volunteers.

Philip Minshall, 23, could be in Devon.

Concern grows from 23-year-old who has been missing for more than 20 days.

A Budleigh residential home has been told it ‘requires improvement’ by an inspector.

Jewellery stolen from a house in Exmouth.

Police are appealing for the public’s help in trying to locate some distinctive items stolen from a home in Exmouth.

Brixington resident Sandra Harris has been left cut and bruised following a hit and run incident with a bicycle. Ref exe 4494-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A pensioner was injured and needed hospital treatment after a hit-and-run pavement cyclist ignored her shouts to stop.

Graham Martin the oraniser of an anti-slavery party at the saddlers arms in Lympstone with Michaela Alfred-Kamara the education officer for anti-slavery International. Photo by Terry Ife ref exv 9218-31-12TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The Exeter Anti-Slavery Group is holding its annual summer party on Sunday, July 26, 2pm-6pm, at the Globe Inn, The Strand, Lympstone.

The new seafront Premier In this week. Ref exe 8846-10-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Premier Inn restaurant has become so busy hotel bosses have to build an extension just to store the food.

St John's Court

Health chiefs have pledged to consider an innovative way of saving Exmouth’s mental health unit from closure - by turning it into a community ‘health hub’.

Lifesavers-The Exmouth Watersports' instructors Emily Furness, Diane Hooper and George Cornwell-Brown with Chief Instructor Peter Cousin at Orcombe this week. Ref exe 4523-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Heroic watersports instructors sprang into action this week to save the life of a woman in distress in the sea off Exmouth during a school activity session.

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