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Uplyme Morris men descend on sleepy Seaton street

Seaton Neighbourhood policing team with Natwest Bank officials and customers of their new mobile service

Seaton officers will be at the new mobile bank to offer help and advice

Conservation volunteers at Holyford Woods.

Pond near Colyford is being developed into an important habitat for woodland critters

Learning how to cook tasty meals for one

The charity is inviting people to join its Cooking for One group and learn to spice up their menus.

Pictured with Jane Bremner from the club and shirt sponsosrs are club members Paul and Judith Moffitt with Tabitha Young, the club's youngest member.

Members have been provided by club sponsors Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Park, at Charmouth.

The Exeter Morris Men performing at Exmouth's Bicton Inn. Photo: Paul Strange.

Morris dancing is one of the most English of pastimes, so it’s only fitting that people attending a St George’s Day festival should have a chance to see it in its full glory.

The River Axe, at Axminster, which is being polluted by a smelly discharge. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Environment officers appeal for help to track down source of Axminster river pollution

The Honiton police team have seen a drop in annual crime.

In all, 41 crimes were reported between Monday, March 9, and Sunday, April 12.

District bosses are warning residents about a council tax refund scam.

Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

Ex soldier Mark Newton Mark (3rd right, front row) and members of the Seaton Branch of the Royal British Legion in Jubilee Gardens.Photo by IAN BARRADALE

Disabled veteran is given a guard of honour as he visits the town

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery explains what prompted him to sell the family home to start up a charity that would become a vital lifeline throughout Devon

Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1280-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers operates ‘hand-to-mouth’, with founder Daniel Lavery checking the daily bank balance through his fingers. Find out how you can help the lifeline charity.

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Devon Freewheeler’s founder Daniel Lavery sold the family home to start up the lifeline charity as a way of thanking the ‘hidden hero’ who saved his wife’s life.

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1231-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

As a charity, the Devon Freewheelers runs ‘hand-to-mouth’ on a daily basis.

Daniel's wife, Shelley, who needed the help of a 'hidden hero', inspiring the birth of Devon Freewheelers charity

Dad-of-six Daniel, now 44, said: “Shelley was in distress and they needed to carry out an emergency caesarean. They took her to theatre. I was at her head.

Devon Freewheelers’ shopping list

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Here’s how your money can help Freewheelers

Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery’s life changed forever in 2005 when his wife, Shelley, then 34, collapsed while pregnant with their youngest child.

Pete Burrell of Age UK Devon teaching computor skills to Jutta Day at the Beehive in Honiton. Ref mhh 5319-15-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The weekly sessions are proving so popular that organisers are asking for more volunteers to help out.

Paul Edwards-Green Party.  Ref mhh 2998-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Five people are standing for the Tiverton and Honiton constituency in the General Election on Thursday, May 7...

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