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Stagecoach is promising customers in Exmouth a first-class service after spending £2.1 million on a fleet of 10 new buses.

Melissa Hockings, from Marpool Primary School, who was named as Children and Young People’s Workforce Apprentice of the Year at the Exeter College Apprenticeship Awards.

An Exmouth pre-school and nursery, and an apprentice at an Exmouth primary school, are celebrating after receiving awards for their work.

Father Nick Batchelor with his daughters Rosie (left) and Grace (right)

A kind-hearted school pupil from Topsham has nominated her father for a community award.

Syria children were 'overwhelmed' to receive letters of friendship from Lympstone Primary School pupils.

‘There wasn’t a dry eye left’ as Lympstone Primary School pupils looked at pictures and watched a video of Syrian youngsters receiving letters of friendship.

Overflowing recycling bins at Tesco, Salterton Road.

Supermarket chain Tesco has called for people to use its recycling area responsibly, after it was left strewn with dumped waste.

Freddie Woodcock, pictured with grandchildren Izabella Woodcock, Beau Watson, and Jay Woodcock, and copies of his book, The Secret Coin.

A Brixington grandfather, who has overcome dyslexia to write his first novel, is hoping to encourage others to write.

Brixington Church

Plans to demolish Brixington Community Church and spend £2.5million rebuilding it could be altered to ease residents’ concerns, the Reverend Simon Atkinson has said.

Aerial view of Exmouth Ref: 23-05-0043SH

A new survey, asking the public about redevelopment plans for Exmouth seafront, has found strong opposition to the current proposals.

A formal planning application has been submitted for an M&S food store on the site of Exmouth Bus Station.

Injuries suffered by David Yeo when an e-cigarette battery caught fire in his pocket.

An Exmouth man has suffered serious burns after an e-cigarette battery blew up in his trouser pocket.

Police have issued an appeal for help in tracking down vandals who struck at the Exmouth land train’s garaging facilities on the Maer Road car park.

Extra trains will be running between Exmouth and Exeter on Sundays in the run-up to Christmas.

Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

Cranbrook Railway Station. Ref mhc 3523-37-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

AFTER many postponements, Cranbrook railway station will finally open on Sunday, December 13.

A scheme, which works with elderly people in Exmouth and Budleigh, has been praised for its role keeping people safe from fire.

Cheque for £300 presented to Budleigh Salterton Library

A ‘quiz and mash’ evening which raised £300 for Budleigh Salterton Library has been hailed a great success.

Proposals for 44 new homes in The Avenues, Exmouth, look set to be decided by a planning inspector, after the applicants launched an appeal.

Mebers of Exmouth Knit and Chat filling shoe boxes.

A group of knitters from Exmouth have added some extra sparkle this year to their annual Christmas donation for people in need.

Plans for new homes have been submitted to the council.

Views of children, students and young families are needed to help shape Budleigh Salterton for future generations.

Forces Veterans for Veterans President Adrian Thorton receiving a cheque for £1,000 from Ian Kingsbury.

An Exmouth soldiers’ group, which is battling to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health illnesses, has received £1,000 from Devonshire Freemasons.

Providing accommodation for gypsies and travellers is a legal requirement that East Devon District Council must meet through its Local Plan

IN A significant development in the proposals to locate a large gypsy and traveller site in Cranbrook, East Devon MP Hugo Swire has urged East Devon District Council to rethink its plans.

Air and army cadets in Exmouth could be getting state-of-the-art facilities, after plans were unveiled for their new headquarters.

Police letters warning motorists they were caught speeding in Exmouth are winging their way to offenders.

Seven year old Katie Burke from The Beacon School together with Tony Badcott from Antonio's on The Strand presents a chequr for £400 to some of the Exmouth RNLI crewmembers this week. Ref exe 7429-47-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Italian ice cream parlour has scooped £400 for the Exmouth RNLI - thanks to a flavour competition.

Exmouth will be going up against the best-presented towns in the country next year, after it was selected to enter Britain in Bloom.

Fire crews were called out to reports of a car fire near Woodbury Salterton.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park has scooped a top regional tourism award by holiday giant Hoseasons.

The Exmouth boating lake. Ref exe 4409-47-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Plans to pave over an Exmouth seafront tourist attraction to create a compound for building contractors have sparked concerns over a lack of consultation by district bosses.

Council handy person service is extended

Sunday, November 22, 2015

A maintenance scheme is being expanded across East Devon after a successful start to a trial in Exmouth.

Geoff Bowen, owner of Pebblebed Vineyards, is urging traders to rise to the challenge of a new Aldi supermarket, when it arrives in Topsham.

Miss 'Slinky'Hayley Allen

‘Slinky’ slimmer Hayley Allen will be celebrating her new figure this festive party season, instead of hiding away and making excuses to stay at home.

School nets bags of cash from donations

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Withycombe Raleigh key stage one children Bethan Turner, Fletcher Collins, Louis Beresford, Finley Cox and Isla Coombes are pictured with some of the bags of clothing that have been collected at school that will raise money back for the school through the Bag 2 School scheme. Ref exe 6019-46-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Donations of old clothes were piled high at Withycombe Raleigh Primary School, raising hundreds of pounds.

Opening of a memorial garden at Exmouth Community College.

A memorial garden commemorating those from Exmouth schools who fell in World War One and Two has been formally opened at Exmouth Community College.

Kevin Palmer, Prajna shop keeper, has been gathering signatures for his petition over the state of the paving slabs in Exmouth. Ref exe 4414-47-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A call to arms has been made by an Exmouth trader keen to bring the county council to task over the state of the town’s pavements.

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