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Devon County Council commissioned an inquiry into the ‘unprecedented’ incident

A former Exmouth nurse is hoping a book of poems she has written over her lifetime will raise funds for a blood cancer charity.

It’s ‘Flashback Friday’ and we found these pictures of Topsham station in the Exmouth Journal archives.

Mindless vandals sprayed graffiti on a live animal on a farm near Exmouth.

Devon saw an increase in Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants during December – with East Devon recording the highest increase of any district.

More dedicated support services for young people with mental health issues welcomed

A family has publicly thanked Devon Air Ambulance paramedics for saving their eight-year-old son’s life after his scooter tore his windpipe in a freak accident on Exmouth seafront.

A mum whose daughter is battling a brain tumour is calling for central government to increase funding for research.

East Devon’s MP has called on education ministers to ‘go back to the drawing board’ over funding proposals that would see The King’s School lose £123,000.

Call on whole community to get involved in stamping out abuse and exploitation of women

The amount claimed in expenses by East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire during the last financial year has been revealed.

A pair of new boreholes are being drilled in Sidford this month that will supply two million litres of drinking water to 8,000 East Devon residents. South West Water (SWW) is investing £730,000 installing the boreholes at the Two Bridges Road pumping station to replace one in the Otter Valley, which was dug more than a century ago.

Musbury Primary School’s PTFA raised more than £500 from its Christmas Luxury Raffle, with all the prizes donated by local businesses.

Schools across East Devon are being reminded that they can arrange year-round outdoor sessions with education rangers from the district council’s Countryside team.

Poultry owners are being urged to keep their birds indoors – however many they have – to guard against the risk of an outbreak of avian influenza.

This stunning view will become the outdoor ‘office’ for the new East Devon Pebblebed Heaths’ conservation manager

Tom set to expand on fresh food ethos at Rising Sun

An ‘unprecedented’ disaster that has left a lasting legacy in East Devon

Company says the cabinet is in ‘satisfactory’ location and complies with all necessary regulations

Beer’s annual bake-off hit its ‘highest standards’ yet, with more entries than ever before. Competitors were tasked with baking a creation that represented the village, stood at least two tiers tall and featured a decorative seagull.

Ricky Gervais has pledged to donate gig profits to animal charity Nowzad, which was founded in Exmouth,

Improvement work will form part of £35,000 cyclepath to link Sidbury and Sidmouth

Police were called to a two vehicle road traffic collision near Branscombe following reports of an overturned van.

Rugby players from Exeter Chiefs visited Otterton Primary School this week.

The curtain is set to rise on Axminster Drama Club’s production of Robinson Crusoe on Thursday.

A new ‘construction company’ has set up in Uplyme – building Anglo-Saxon longhouses and roundhouses.

Award-winning team to premiere film at town’s annual Seafest celebrations

Fire crews were called out to a shed fire in Exmouth last night which spread to a property.

The King’s School has formally launched a consultation into changing its school uniform.

Dick Whittington is coming to Newton Poppleford - oh yes he is!

Firefighters are reminding residents across East Devon of the importance of getting their chimneys swept.

Project leaders behind a proposed cross-Channel power cable making landfall at Budleigh Salterton beach have allayed residents’ fears over the scheme.

Police have confirmed the identity of the two bodies found at a house in Dunkeswell as Michael and Nicola Beck.

New proposals to save Honiton Hospital’s inpatient beds have been put forward by its Friends group.

Chair of hospital’s comforts fund implores health bosses not to ‘kill off voluntary sector’ and disregard £5million of community contributions

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