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Mayor tells banner-waving crowds that the fight now is to save the actual hospital

Beautiful Days Festival revellers pulled out all the stops, with a host of colourful and creative costumes, dressing as pirates, mermaids, sailors, fish and crustaceans and a host of seaside treasures, embracing the festival’s 2017 Rock the Boat theme.

Judge says it was clear woman was in fear of a drug addict who bullied her into buying a firearm

Crowds learning more about the work of Exmouth RNLI watched two real-life recsues when the inshore lifeboat crew was twice paged to respond during the lifeboat station open day.

Schools and colleges in Axminster, Colyton, Honiton and Lyme Regis are announcing their exam successes

New care at home service to be launched from next week (August 21)

Budleigh Salterton farmers’ market is appealing for more support from the public and stallholders in a bid to protect the event’s future

RNLI thanks Lt Cdr Tom Burrows for his surprise fly-past during lifeboat week

A man was attacked in Exmouth town centre; he was repeatedly punched in the face, prompting police to appeal for witnesses to come forward with information. If you can help, call 101 and quote crime number CR/067694/17.

Marine Theatre is set to launch its new young people’s programme

Exmouth police are appealing for witnesses; a newly installed sculpture has been vandalised just weeks after it was positioned in Manor Gardens.

People in three homes report feeling unwell – but tests for hazardous gases prove negative

Axminster business founder is joined by singers for a special performance at his care home

Four men injured - two of them seriously - in the two car collision

JM Dancefit pupils end term on a Zumba high!

Firefighters called to release one person medically tapped in their vehicle.

Arrangers learn to make dining table decorations for the summer

Woodroffe School pupil Annabel Davies, 16, is crowned TeenStar 2017 Champion

Emma Bowring’s latest work is being sold to protect Kenyan wildlife

Town council offers a free park and ride service to ease town centre congestion

Chanters Road terraced property suffers serious smoke and heat damage after ground floor blaze

Sidmouth house fire

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Firefighters arrived to find that a small blaze in a bedroom was now out

Boat users are being urged to make sure their on-board safety systems are working befeore taking to the water. The message comes from Exmouth RNLI; the crew said it could have located a stricken vessel faster had the boat’s VHF radio system been connected.

Jamie Channing’s 13-year prison term extended by six months after improvised knife discovered in his cell

Roadworks planned at Junction 27 (A361 Tiverton) starting next week (August 14)

Firefighters get a state-of-the-art vehicle for attending life-threatening emergencies

Police say broken down vehicle has been removed

RNLI crew called to rescue a drifting dinghy and a sinking fishing boat

Annual week of activites is declared the most successful ever despite some rough weather

King John Oak sprouts acorns and new leaves for the first time in years

Club donates money to help provide two new schools in Nepal

Showers fail to dampen spirits at the village’s popular annual show and fayre

Housing developer offers to carry out drainage works to help the gardeners

Circus-themed event attracts bumper crowds and raises 60 per cent more than last year

Exmouth man Steven Reeves, aged 32, has been jailed for five years for the ‘brutal’ rape of a young woman after an all night drink and drugs party

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