Friday, February 16, 2018

Figures attained through a Freedom of Information show how East Devon District Council (EDDC) has forked out an estimated £41,552 clearing up dumped waste across East Devon between 2015 and 2017.

Exmouth tops the table of towns hit hardest by fly-tipping, with 223 incidents dealt with by the council between 2015 and 2017.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bluebird Care has been organising regular visits to the local primary schools of the areas they deliver care in.

Exeter Road Primary School pupils and pensioners have swapped life stories as they bridge the gap between the generations.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

A planning application to demolish a building in Exmouth to make way for a three-storey block of apartments has been withdrawn.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Exmouth Ladies Probus Club held an anniversary lunch to mark the club’s 25th birthday. The club was founded in 1993 by the wives of the Men’s Probus Club, who felt ‘left out’ by the male organisation.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dr Ian Logan, aged 71, from Brixington, Exmouth, will this month travel to China to The Institute of Zoology - one the world’s most prestigious scientific research centres – to receive an award because Ian’s research of the Zika virus has been officially adopted by The World Health Organisation,

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Exmouth: Caron Sprake recently designed and launched Happy to Share cards, for those sitting alone in cafes who would welcome some company. Caron’s idea has already caught the attention of Age UK; it has shared details of the cards on its Facebook page, saying: “What a great and simple way to help tackle loneliness locally.”

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare has thanked author Ian Dowell for raising £20,000 for the charity, donating all the funds from his series of five local history books

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Former Exmouth Journal editor, David Bazell, has written a romance-suspense novel, set around Nazi Germany.

He said: “I tried to think of one of the worst groups of people in history. The SS came out quite high on the list. I tried to imagine a chap who didn’t fit the mold.” Requirements of Guilt is published by Amazon.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Devon and Cornwall Police has announced Exmouth’s neighbourhood police teams are ‘moving away’ from dealing with issues of minor anti-social behaviour, parking problems, speeding in low impact areas and ‘low level’ neighbourhood related problems. Police said the move away from neighbourhood issues was in response to public calls for more police on the beat.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Stephen Collins, aged 24, of Featherstone Road, Exmouth, admitted wounding and possession of ecstasy, also known as MDMA, with intent to supply. Collins used illegal drugs to cope with the pain from a series of leg operations but it led to him running up debts to dealers who bullied him into working for him. He was jailed for two years and eight months at Exeter Crown Court.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Exmouth: Pete’s Dragons, based in Exeter Road, recently bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.

Alison Jordan, CEO of Pete’s Dragons, which supports suicide bereaved families throughout Devon, said: “We are extremely grateful to the community of Exmouth for supporting us.”

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Devon and Cornwall Police said officers were called at around 10.45pm on Sunday, January 28, after a member of the public reported an out-of-service Stagecoach bus in Louisa Place, Exmouth, and a man leaving the bus, who fled the area.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

The family and friends of Pete Newton, from Colyton, recently marked his life with a darts tournament and an evening of entertainment, raising £4126 for Pete’s Dragons, in Exeter Road, Exmouth; the only specific suicide bereavement charity in Devon offering support throughout the whole county.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Exmouth chippy Krispies was this week crowned the UK’s best fish and chip shop for marketing innovation, as part of the National Fish and Chip Awards 30th anniversary, organised by Seafish.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Teenager Ada Taggart, a former Exmouth Community College student, has been offered a place to study history at Oxford University; she is one of 24 Exeter College students to have been accepted to the prestigious university.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Haldon House Surgery staff, doctors and nurses last year took part in a host of activities and challenges, raising funds for Cancer Awareness, Children in Need, Jeans for Genes, Save the Children, Age Concern and charities local to Exmouth, including donating £224 to Exmouth Open Door Centre, plus a collection by staff of items suitable for Exmouth Community Larder.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Exmouth was ranked third in a Devon-wide league table for Tesco stores donating the most meals to those in need through a surplus food redistribution scheme, Community Food Connection. Exmouth’s contribution was 37,516 meals.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Seasonal lifeguards for The RNLI are needed for Exmouth and Sandy Bay beaches. The sea safety charity is currently recruiting to spend the summer working on some of the South West’s most popular beaches, as applications open for 2018’s beach lifeguards and face-to-face fundraisers.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Exmouth Men’s Shed open day marks the start of the project expanding to offer arts-based activities in addition to the wood workshop.

Peter Chalkley, Men’s Shed project leader said: “The open day is open to all men to come and see the shed in action and to try a range of different activities.”

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Exmouth’s Urban Earth, in Pankhurt Close, Littleham, last week attended the Bradstone Assured Awards 2018, held in Manchester, and won the overall title of installer of the year, plus the award for best patio transformation using traditional products and also the best patio transformation using 2017 products.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Artist Anna Fitzgerald, of Seadog Gallery, in Gussiford Lane, Exmouth, is calling for a bra army of support; she needs 4,000 over-shoulder-boulder-holder donations for the display, which will celebrate the suffragette movement and women winning the right to vote.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

“With a very kind donation like this, it will help us to get our minibus sooner, which will not only help out the members of Exmouth Gateway and their football team, Exmouth Tigers, but also other charities around Exmouth.” - Exmouth Gateway Club

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Exmouth Air Cadets new HQ, near the top of Phear Park, includes a 25metre range for target shooting. The building has a drill hall and several classrooms for practical and academic lessons.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

When pensioner Paul Wastell, of Bovey Tracey, visited his 84-year-old sister in Ohio, USA, for a family wedding earlier this year, he never imagined he would come face-to-face with his son’s home back in Exmouth.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Friends of FORCE raised £620 thanks to the generosity of public donations when volunteers held a supermarket bucket collection.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The Proper Fish and Chips Co, in Exeter Road, Exmouth, thanked customers with cupcakes and birthday balloons for supporting the business during its first year of trading.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Lympstone pre-school celebrates its ‘good’ Ofsted rating: “We are thrilled that we have been maintained our high standards and are working well towards the highest of standards for our setting.”

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, at Sandy Bay, Exmouth, is holding an open day on Saturday, January 20, from 10am until 3pm, where applications will be accepted for more than 400 vacancies.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Exmouth pupils at Exeter Road Community Primary School and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School learned about energy efficiency through characters, energy-inefficient, Sir Kit Breaker and his energy-savvy assistant Penny Saver.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Offshore deals: Exmouth bus station, land off The Parade, and the Dinan Way Lidl site were all sold through deals struck by firms registered outside the UK.

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