A ‘remorseful’ Exmouth driver who fell asleep at the wheel has been handed nine points after pleading guilty to driving without due care and attention.

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An Exmouth teenager has been banned from driving for 18 months after pleading guilty to being behind the wheel while nearly twice over the legal limit.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

‘The Odd Couple’, Olive Madison and Florence Unger, along with their friends and the two Spanish Costazuela brothers, arrive at the Blackmore Theatre for next week’s hilarious play written by Neil Simon, from Monday, June 18 to Saturday, June 23.

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Exmouth Library opened its doors on Saturday to celebrate Exmouth Festival in style, joining forces with Devon-based authors from the Exeter Authors Association to put on a fantastic day of book inspired activities for young and old alike.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Alan Quick, co-founder of Exeter Pride, reports on the 2018 celebrations

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A seasonal dog ban for beaches in Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton and across East Devon came into force last week.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Some £420,000 of taxpayers’ cash has been spent on a giant sorting and baling machine to separate the recycling collected from residents in Exmouth and East Devon.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

A Royal Marine NCO has been jailed for looting thousands of pounds worth of kit from Lympstone, selling it on eBay.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Exmouth Town Concert Band has chosen the South West MS Centre as its charity of the year for 2018.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Convicted rapist Joseph Norton, who was sleeping rough in Exmouth and failed to tell police where he was, has spared jail because he is now living at a Christian community in Devon.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Shane Milton, aged 23, who was living in Exmouth at the time he offended, started sending sexual messages to the 13-year-old schoolgirl within minutes of her accepting his Facebook friend request and carried on despite her telling him her age on six different occasions. Milton has been sent on a sex offenders’ treatment course.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Nathan Fowler, aged 20, of Ryll Grove, Exmouth, was part of a group of drunken men who set upon a male guest attending a wedding party. He admitted affray at Exeter Crown Court and was jailed for eight months, suspended for two years, and ordered to do 80 hours unpaid community work.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Exmouth man, Kenneth Armour, aged 55, has been sent to hospital under the Mental Health Act after he admitted possession of a firearm and a bladed article; Armour was made subject of a hospital order with restriction on his release under the Mental Health Act by Judge Erik Salomonsen.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Drug dealer Frank Searle, of Topsham, took a two-year-old child with him on a trip to sell drugs; Searle has been jailed after the buyer turned out to be an undercover police officer.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Exmouth: judge’s dismay that prisoner who was freed early started bar brawl. Joshua Hempstead, from Withycombe Raleigh, should still have been in prison serving a previous sentence when he started a fracas in a pub in Exmouth by dropping his trousers and flashing his genitals at a woman. He has been jailed for 18 months for admitting affray.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

When EU officials tweeted a picture of a plume of white smoke rising from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, the message became clear; the first phase of Brexit negotiations had come to an end.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Carpet cleaning companies that ripped off elderly customers in Exmouth, charging pensioners hundreds of pounds, have been fined just £20 at Exeter Crown Court because the firms have gone bust.

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Freezing conditions are forecast across the county and road surface temperatures are expected to plummet to as low -2C from tonight. Devon County Council’s warned of overnight freezing conditions on Friday, January 5, and also on Saturday and Sunday nights (January 6 and 7).

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

As a twist on the traditional end-of-year news review, the Journal presents a quiz testing how much you remember from stories we’ve covered during 2017.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Joseph Hampton, aged 31, from Torquay, was caught in Exmouth after being monitored by police who became aware he was using chat rooms, so created a fictional 13-year-old girl named Libby. He was jailed for seven and a half months by Recorder Mr Jonathan Barnes at Exeter Crown Court and ordered to sign on the sex offenders’ register for a further ten years.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Afternoon drinking session led to a series of ‘vicious’ street fights in Littleham, Exeter Crown Court heard.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Scott Tigwell, a 28-year-old Afghan veteran who served in 4 Rifles but who moved back to Exmouth after leaving the forces in 2015, has been jailed for eight months after he admitted attacking and beating his girlfriend. Tigwell, of Cunningahm Road, Exmouth, was jailed at Exeter Crown Court.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Polish burglar Lukas Boboic, who was in the UK illegally after being deported for 23 previous crimes, has been jailed for three and a half years after he admitted 15 burglaries - some in Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton. He stole more than £100,000 worth of jewellery and cash from pensioners’ homes across Devon.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Alistair McKenzie, from Exeter, was found with a large kitchen knife in a rucksack when police arrested him for stealing mobile phones from a stall in Exmouth market. McKenzie, aged 45, of Norman Mews, Exeter, admitted possessing a knife in public and was jailed for ten months by Judge Erik Salomonsen.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

A 13-year-old burglar broke into an Exmouth home and left a poo in the toilet for the owners to find.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

A group of three people have admitted taking part in an attack on a drunken man which left him with serious injuries.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Heroin addict Michael Pring, aged 31, from Budleigh Salterton, was jailed at Exeter Crown Court after he plagued shops in Newton Abbot by stealing items, such a meat, which were easy to resell so he could generate cash to spend on drugs; the crimes were committed a fortnight after he received a suspended sentence for identical offences.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Malcolm Norwood, who lived in Brixington, Exmouth, before moving to Exeter, was caught selling drugs twice in the space of five weeks near his home, working with a female friend on the second occasion. At Exeter Crown Court Norwood admitted possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to supply. A judge told Norwood he faces a long jail sentence

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

A delivery driver who waved a sheath knife around in a pub in Exmouth has been warned he will go to jail if he is found with a weapon in public again.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sean White pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to dangerous driving after ramming a police car in Exeter in July 2017.

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