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Supermarket giant Tesco’s plans for Budleigh have been opposed by town planners.

Work on the long-awaited cycle track across The Green in Budleigh Salterton is finally set to get under way later this year.

Kirk Westaway, who has reached the international grand final of the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition.

An Exmouth chef, who now plies his trade in Singapore, is to take on the world’s best in a prestigious competition.

Steve in election race

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Labour candidate Steve Race

Charity campaigner and former Red Cross worker Steve Race has been picked by Labour to contest the East Devon seat in May’s General Election.

Candidates’ cuts clash

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Councillor Claire Wright

The pre-election war of words has begun after independent candidate Claire Wright accused incumbent Tory MP Hugo Swire of ‘not standing up’ for East Devon.

MP: Only Local Plan can save Clyst Valley

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
East Devon MP Hugo Swire

The only way to stop Clyst St Mary doubling in size is to get a local plan, according to East Devon MP Hugo Swire.

A porn addict has admitted using his neighbour’s wi-fi to download images of child abuse

Members of the Otter Valley Association held an exhibtion showcasing around 300 local heritage assets at the Methodist church hall  in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday. Ref exb 7921-09-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The people of Budleigh Salterton have been having their say about which local landmarks they would like to see get some more protection against development.

Emily Walker (right)

A schoolgirl rower has claimed her place as one of the best in the country after medal success in the national championships.

John and Gildor, in the summer of 2014

Funds have been pouring in for traveller John Treagood, after the sad death of his much-loved horse, Gildor. John is appealing for help to find a new wagon; sentiment is preventing him from using Gildor’s equipment. Can you help?

Bystock Pools. Ref exe 8166-08-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth’s Bystock Nature Reserve, one of the most beautiful and important havens of its kind in the country, will be sold to the highest bidder.

Jake Stuart (left) and Ian Stuart (right) receive the bronce award for Stuart Line Cruises at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

A trio of Exmouth tourist attractions are celebrating after being named as among the best in the region.

The officer in charge of policing Budleigh has told residents the closure of the town’s police station will not affect the service.

Party marks 10 years of Franklins

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Franklins celebrated its 10th birthday party at the weekend. Jacquie and Alan Haywood welcome customers with town crier Roger Bourgein. Ref exe 7133-07-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The owners of an Exmouth café and restaurant have thrown a big party to thank their customers for their support.

County Hall in Exeter.

An Exmouth man was found dead at home after falling and hitting his head on a chair, an inquest has heard.

There was a show of strength from children, parents and carers at Bassetts Farm primary school this week following proposals to stop the school crossing patrol. Ref exe 7520-07-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Bassetts Farm Primary School has been given a one-year reprieve after county chiefs ‘found’ the cash to pay for its lollipop lady, writes David Beasley.

Dorris celebrates 100th birthday

Friday, February 20, 2015
Dorris Beattie who celebrates her 100th birthday with her family and friends. Parish councillors - Kathy Rogers and Richard Eastly, join Dorris and her family in cutting her cake. Ref exe 7986-07-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A Lympstone woman who has lived in the village for 70 years has celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.

Glenn Cosby, of Great British Bake Off fame, is one of the chefs who will be appeaing at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

A top-drawer line-up of local chefs is preparing to wow the crowds at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

Exmouth Community College pupils, who have been making bird box kits, with Ruby Cole of the National Trust.

Pupils at Exmouth Community College have done their bit to help encourage wildlife in the East Devon countryside.

Edna Millard, who has celebrated her 100th birthday this week.

A Budleigh great-grandmother, who has celebrated her 100th birthday, puts her longevity down to healthy living.

Exmouth pet shop’s donation to shelter

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Some of the team from Pets at Home in Exmouth are pictured presenting a cheque for £531.231 to Dave Phillips and his pooch Lady on behalf of the Little Valley animal rescue centre. The cash was raised by generous shoppers at the store who made donations over the Christmas period. A rummage sale this coming Saturday (Feb 21) is being held to raise more funds for the charity at the All Saints Church Hall on Exeter Road from 10am until 12 noon. Ref exe 7628-08-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth pet shop has raised more than £500 for Little Valley Animal Shelter in Exeter after asking customers for donations.

The Harry Cunningham Trust's Niki Cunningham, with daughter Florence, presents a Cuddle Cot to Debbie Stevens,  Zita Martinez, and Ben Peyton-Jones of the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

An Exmouth charity has ‘given the gift of time’ by donating a pioneering piece of equipment to help bereaved parents.

100 rally to EDA cause

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
East Devon Alliance

One hundred people rallied to the East Devon Alliance’s (EDA) first members’ meeting at the district council’s Knowle HQ.

A family fun day will be held at Moreton residential home to celebrate its 65th aniversary. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exf 8982-23-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Vulnerable people were still being shipped into a residential home unaware that, six months before, its owners had approached district council bosses about its proposed demolition.

Andrew and Sarah Dickinson at Delytes Delicatessen. Ref exb 7541-07-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The owners of a Budleigh Salterton delicatessen have been left shocked after a passer-by threw a dead mouse into their shop.

Two Exmouth schools are celebrating a multi-million-pound cash windfall, after successfully bidding for government cash to revamp their buildings.

'Little Red Rding Hood' by Exmouth artist Joy Davis

INC – the art gallery and shop on Exmouth’s Strand – is holding a prize raffle to raise money for Exmouth Explorer Scouts.

Withycombe green slime mystery

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Green substance seen flowing outside the Country House Inn in Withycombe Village Road

Green slime has been seen flowing down the brook opposite the Country House Inn in Withycombe Village Road.

Top doc guides pupils through medicine

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Year six pupils at St Peter's Primary School, Budleigh, were given a talk about The Black Death by Professor Sir Denis Pereira Gray OBE. Ref exb 6225-05-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Pupils at St Peter’s Primary School have been given a fantastic insight into the world of medicine from an internationally renowned expert.

Lady Seawards pupils enjoying experiencing being Roman thanks to RAMM workshop

Children at Lady Seaward’s Primary School in Clyst Saint George were transported back to Roman times with Olly the Roman from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, in Exeter.

PICTURES: Robin Hood

Friday, February 13, 2015
The Newton Poppleford Riverside Players presents its latest pantomime, Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood. Ref shs 7495-07-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Newton Poppleford Riverside Players latest pantomime.

Exeter College's Apprentice of the Year and former Exmouth Community College student Kieran Hanley is pictured working at M&D Motors on Pound Lane. Ref exe 7315-07-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth mechanic has his sights set on the day when he can buy his own car repair garage - after being named apprentice of the year at Exeter City College.

Year four children from St Peters primary school in Budleigh Salterton are pictured with their Warm Wish fundraising indicator this week. Ref exb 7442-07-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The swimming pool at St Peter’s Primary School could be transformed, after ambitious fundraisers announced they were doubling their target.

Lib Dem PPC Stuart Mole with former candidate Cllr Tim Dumper

The fight to become East Devon’s next MP is now a four-horse race, after Exmouth academic and retired diplomat Stuart Mole was picked to stand as the Lib Dem candidate.

Budleigh Salterton Police Station is to be closed, the force has said.

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