The emergency services were called to Salisbury Road, Exmouth, at around 9.45am this morning (Monday) after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man in his 80s. Devon and Cornwall Police said a man was found dead at the scene. Police are not currently treating his death as suspicious.
Thomas Mitchell, from Lympstone, scooped an award for his achievements as a construction technical apprentice with Interserve Construction, based in Exeter. He was named the south west’s most promising apprentice by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).
Steve Sparks, aged 56, from Exmouth marched at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday, thanks to by Blind Veterans UK, and the support of Specsavers in Exmouth. He joined more than 100 other blind veterans supported by Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-service men and women.
Jack Skinner, who was born in Exmouth and was a descendant of Nancy Perriam, the famous Exmouth naval heroine who served as a ‘powder monkey’ with her husband on board various ships in the Napoleonic wars under Admiral Lord Nelson, has died aged 85 after a short illness.
An appeal for Christmas gifts has been launched in Exmouth, calling for donations of presents for familes being cared for by the Children’s Hospice South West over the festive holiday period. Building supplies firm RGB has launched its annual charity appeal.
Sarah Newton, MP, was in Exmouth to learn more about the work of the police through the Modern Slavery Police Transformation Programme. The unit, in North Street, has already helped investigators make progress in the fight against modern slavery, bringing perpetrators to justice.
Calling all Exmouth tea drinkers! As a nation of cuppa lovers, office rental firm LondonOffices.com has compiled a top ten list of tea-making etiquette in a bid to avoid any tea-induced office feuds. But do you agree? Or maybe you have a tea-making top tip of your own to share!
When the past students who attended Exmouth Community College from 1986-1991 learned their former teacher, Mr Potter, was living with Parkinson’s disease, they donated £195 from ticket sales to Parkinson’s UK.
Developer Grenadier’s public consultation over the future of Exmouth’s former Fun Park site has come to an end, but online feedback via a dedicated website can be submitted until midnight on Friday, November 10.
“Woodbury Castle is a much-loved landmark and we want to give people the opportunity to learn about the monument and the chance to work with us to carry out these vital works,” said the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust.
Exmouth water sport centre proposal: Grenadier’s public final consultation event is today - Wednesday, November 1 - from 5pm to 9pm at Ocean, Queen’s Drive, Exmouth. ‘Excellent feedback and constructive ideas’ have been received so far, said the developer.
After a nine month consultation, councillors from local authorities surrounding the Exe Estuary this week approved proposals for the designated wildlife refuges, giving protected birds undisturbed safe places to rest and feed near Exmouth and Dawlish Warren
Dad-of-four Mark Bettridge, of Glebe Close, Lympstone, was fined £350 and given six penalty points on his driving licence after he admitted careless driving, resulting in a cyclist spending four days in intensive care
A spokesperson for the Royal Marines Association said: “On behalf of the recipients of the donations of the proceeds of Armed Forces Day 2017 the Royal Marines Association, Exmouth branch, we would like to thank the people of Exmouth for their generous giving on the day.
Charities and youth groups benefit from the annual event with cash awards
The Journal has learned jailed paedophile Adrian ‘Tommy’ Dance – who used a mixture of fear, threats to kill, violence and manipulation to rape and sexually abuse girls as young as 11 – remains in custody. ‘No decision’ had been made about any early release to Exmouth or Budleigh Salterton, which his victims feared was sanctioned last month.
Lionel and Judith Howell, of Bidmead, Littleham, Exmouth, marked their milestone anniversary with family and friends at the Swans Nest, Exminster, celebrating 50 years of marriage, tying the knot on September 30, 1967.