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An ‘action course’, which aims to help people suffering with sight loss in Honiton started on Tuesday (March 24).

See the Future's Easter walk last year.

The five-mile walk, which starts at 8pm on Thursday, April 2, costs £12 per person and is open to everyone.

Children from Upottery Pre-school were delighted to receive a letter sent on behalf of the Queen. Ref mhh 1271-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Youngsters from Upottery Pre-school received a royal treat when they sent a card to the Queen - only to receive a letter of thanks back.

Head of Sixth Form Ruper Carr with Matt Mortimer

Matt Mortimer is one of 175 students, from an original pool of more than 3,700, shortlisted for the Sutton Trust USA Programme

Feniton resident, Paul Gillard, with his new book he's launching. Ref mhh 1293-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Paul Gillard penned his first book, Amy the Ambulance and Friends, in 2013.

James Williams after his head shave

James, 15, sheds his long locks to aid the Teenage Cancer Trust

The President of Devon Petanque Region, John Thatcher, and Honiton mayor, Peter Halse, cut the ribbon to Honiton's new Petanque Club and court. Ref mhh 1130-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The petanque terrain at the Mountbatten Sports and Social Club was opened on Thursday, March 19.

Littletown Primary Academy School was visted by international athlete, Lynne Hutchison. Ref mhh 0992-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

British rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison visited Littletown Academy Primary School as part of the visit organised by charity Team Superschool.

Seaton's seafront Chine Cafe. Picture CHRIS CARSON

The district council is still looking for a long-term operator for the seafront business

Axminster Parish Church. Pictrure CHRIS CARSON

Services set to begin again on Palm Sunday following major refurbishment and repairs

Honiton Knitting Club busy knitting twiddle muffs for dementia patients at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital. Ref mhh 1218-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A knitting group from Honiton has been rustling up woolly handicrafts for dementia patients at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Kim Skinner,Paul and Tammy Marx,Adele Morris-Khan and Dawn Reid of Munchkins minature shetland rescue with ponies Pebbles,Deedee,Patchwork and Kaiser and Tess the dogs. Ref mha 4124-12-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Charity urgently needs funds to continue its work providing shelter for homeless Miniature Shetland Ponies

Showcase success for Honiton U3A

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
U3A groups showcased their clubs and creative skills at the Beehive this week and pictured with a stunning array of images is Photography Group leader Joan Blackledge. Ref mhh 0752-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The purpose of the afternoon was to showcase all of the current interest groups and the events due to take place in the coming year.

The roof is on at Seaton Jurassic visitor  centre set to open later this year. Pitcure CHRIS CARSON

Drop in event is planned at the town hall to recruit helpers for the new centre

The Red Arrows in action

The RAF Falcons parachute display team will also drop in during this summer’s lifeboat week

Upottery Primary School's new headmaster, Jason Edge. Ref mhh 1283-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Jason Edge, who will be moving to new town Cranbrook soon, took over the school in January.

Car vandalised at Axminster

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Police appeal for information after rear window smashed

Gabriel Tipney from the Animal Care Team at Ferne with one of the bunnies.

Excitement is building at Ferne Animal Sanctuary for its upcoming ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’.

Drunken young musician broke her wrist and arm after colliding with a wall

Whittons first auction of the year. Ref mhh 4061-11-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Last week saw the first auction of the year take place for Whittons Auctioneers and Valuers.

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