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Pupils go carol singing in their local store to thank the supermarket for its support

Former CeramTec factory site could be used to provide low cost homes

Sam Chamberlain-Keen, 16, has been invited to play trombone in Mike Westbrook’s latest show

RGB Building Supplies, in Pankhurst Close, Littleham, is thanking the Exmouth community for donating gifts to its 2017 Christmas present appeal.

The donated presents have now been given to Children’s Hospice South West to pass on to the children and families it supports.

Pupils base their Christmas show on the popular BBC TV’s dancing competition

RNLI volunteers are recognised for their achievements at their Chritsmas party

This year’s Ax-pedition money is shared between the Alzheimer’s Society and The Project

Vet sedates the animal before specialist equipment is used to free it.

Helen Tribble, Exmouth Open Door Centre projects director, said: “Christmas is a wonderful time for those who have family and friends to spend it with, or who can afford to buy the turkey, but if you find it a difficult time, if you’re on your own this Christmas or if it’s a struggle financially, we want to invite you to join us at Open Door.

A vet sedates the animal before crews use specialist lifting equipment to free it.

Exmouth is today remembering cheeky Cheggers - Keith Chegwin - who has died aged 60 after a long illness. Cheggers met fans and presented a top chip shop award in Exmouth when he visited the town in 2010. PHOTO GALLERY

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

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.

Countryside team and volunteers undertake disability and deaf awareness training

Village pre-school is extending its hours to meet growing demand

Happy Feet walking group recently raised funds for Children in Need by striding out for 10 miles around Exmouth dressed as farm animals.

Toilet inspectors have judged the loo at the Powder Monkey, in The Parade, Exmouth, five star. The pub was told it ‘richly deserved’ its platinum award - the highest accolade awarded by Loo of the Year Awards 2017 judges.

St Mary’s Catholic School singers win through to the final of BBC Radio Devon’s Star for Christmas competition

Royal Bank of Scotland says the move reflects the public’s changing banking needs

Grammar School’s engineering club is awarded a £1,356 grant to restore a four-stroke stationary engine

The Lamb Inn hosts HALFF’s latest fundraiser which attracted a big attendance

B Sharp will present their show ‘Out of the Box’ at The Hub

School’s head praises all involved in creating the new area - volunteers ‘worked their socks off’, he said

Group is hoping to recruit more dancers and musicians after celebrating its tenth anniversary

Blueprint for future development in Colyton and Colyford parish to go on show at two venues

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.

Aggregate Industries was awarded runner up and highly commended at the Mineral Product Association’s Biodiversity Awards 2017 for its restoration of Blackhill Quarry, near Woodbury; the event celebrates the best examples of quarry restoration and wildlife conservation in the UK.

“At sometime from the end of October to the start of November, a cat has become severely sick from eating an unknown chemical, possibly on some sausage meat product,” said Exmouth police.

The RNLI team is presented with a cheque for £250 - a similar amount went to the air ambulance.

Axe Yacht Club annual awards

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Cadets, dinghy sailors, cruiser sailors and anglers are honoured at the prize giving

Youngsters from The Topsham School watched as 31 nationals pledged their allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to become British Citizens in a ceremony attended by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, and other dignitaries.

More than 100 pack the village hall for the annual ‘taste of Christmas’ coffee morning

Pensioner Heather Friend, from Exmouth, spotted an unusual sight when she walked her pet, Teddy, on the beach; an almost lifesize toy reindeer surrounded by beer bottles.

Light up Axminster committee is ‘overwhelmed’ by the level of support

The Electric Tramway is running a special service to meet Santa at ‘The North Pole’

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