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School stages its second science fair in the town hall

A new code of conduct for Woodbury Common dog walkers has been introduced; the rules call for responsible dog walking, including picking up after pets, plus respecting for other visitors, animals and wildlife.

Rebecca Lambert, from Woodbury, has launched a new clothing line - but before customers are allowed to wear the garments they must promise to be a good person and treat others with kindness and respect.

College lecturer Martin Gilbert, from Exmouth, has been praised for being an inspiration to his pupils by a judging panel at Oxford University. He was nominated for an inspirational teacher award by his former pupil, Will Bentley, now a student at Oxford University.

Young farmers are hoping their annual event in The Guildhall will be another sizzling success

A mystery diner, who visited unannounced and marked Krispies, in Exmouth, on more than 40 aspects of the business from the quality of the food and customer service to cleanliness and value for money, scored the fish and chip takeaway an ‘impressive’ 97 per cent, crowning it one of the 50 best fish and chip shops in the UK.

Coffee morning coffers will be DOUBLED thanks to an anonymous supporter of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare who has promised to match the amount raised for the charity at the seafront Ocean Deck, on Thursday, March 22.

St John Ambulance volunteers Anna Kilfi-Reynolds, Kian Lee, and Myles Hodge, plus SJA youth unit manager Vikki Atkins, and parent helper Maggie Lee met the Princess Royal at a celebration of the first aid charity’s recently re-launched Badger programme, aimed at children aged seven to 10 years old.

Classes designed for all types - from the posh to the playful pooch!

Good Friday show at The Hub will aid the Youth Music charity

The Met Office has issued a snow and ice yellow weather warning for Exmouth and surrounding areas, beginning in the early hours of Sunday morning, remaining in place throughout the day, until midnight.

Members enjoy an afternoon of music and fun

A conman who swindled shoppers in Exmouth with bogus charity collections has been jailed. Jaimie Monteiro sent teams of collectors with buckets to towns and cities all over the West Country pretending to be raising cash for children or the homeless.

Works to protect the resort from coastal erosion get the green light from East Devon District Council

Top riders set to return to the resort this summer

Birthday boy Seb Cope is ‘served’ a generous portion of eggs, baked beans and flour.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash on the A35 east of Abbey Gate Farm

Depressed 55-year-old threatened to blow up an amusement arcade because police ‘upset me’

Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare’s month-long community coffee get-togethers have already raised £1,000 for the charity – despite the Beast from the East and snow trying hard to scupper the event launch. The community is invited to support the coffee mornings, or sign up and host an event for others to enjoy. Last year’s event raised more than £8,000 for the charity.

Local doctors Mark Welland and Joe Kent will raise money for Seaton Friends Hospiscare@Home Nursing Service.

Pupils dress as characters from their favourite stories

Congregation now meets in the Pippins Community Centre where all are welcome

Cuppas and cake will be served to local people at The Pippins Centre on the first Wednesday of the month

Speakers will include author Esther Freud and gardening broadcaster Anne Swithinbank

Check out our mammoth gallery of snow pictures sent to us through our photo-sharing website - iwitness24. If you would like to see your pictures, in print/online, then go to

Support to be offered to people struggling to come to terms with the loss of a loved one

Spirit of Loch Fyne gets a temporary new home while the boathouse floor is repaired

Children are having to wear extra clothing to stay warm in class - Head is appalled villains can ‘stoop so low’

The popular visitor attraction is seeking a grant to build an outdoor dinosaur-themed children’s play area

Cameras show this bird has an unusual appetite

Oak House staff praised by inspectors for keeping residents safe and meeting their needs

Don’t let 50 years service to the community come to an end, say officials.

Some road closures will be necessary during the 12-week project

Gallery: Week in pictures around East Devon

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Here’s this week’s photos from our readers sent in via our image-sharing website


Pecorama train driver Carolyn will compete in the running race in memory of her friend and former work colleague

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