East Devon News

A former Royal Navy serviceman, who left the police control room after 20 years to become a PCSO, has joined Sidmouth’s neighbourhood team.

Seaton Town Council will be asking average council tax payers for an extra 41p a week more towards its operating costs this year.

A council tenant in Honiton has been evicted for antisocial behaviour.

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

Members of the Lyme Regis RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew, their families and friends got the new year off to a celebratory start with their annual awards dinner.

Cash-strapped Honiton Community College stands to lose a further £146,000 – the equivalent of four teachers – under the Government’s ‘fairer funding’ shake-up.

One of the longest-serving members of the volunteer crew of the RNLI lifeboat, in Lyme Regis, has retired because of work commitments.

A small-scale mud run has been set up in the wake of the cancellation of East Devon’s popular Rocksolid Race.

A trio of sleek bobs has become a badge of honour for three youngsters who cut their long locks for the Little Princess Trust charity.

Twelve crews involved in fight to save thatch properties

Lifeboat supporters in East Devon are in buoyant mood after another bumper fundraising year.

Allan Hill has no plans to spend his 80th birthday sipping sherry with his feet up – he’s going to celebrate by jumping out of a plane from 15,000ft.

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.

Following being named by the Alzheimer’s Society as Dementia Friendly Rural Community of the Year 2016, Honiton Dementia Action Alliance is launching an Action on Dementia programme for 2017.

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

Pupils were on hand to make a ceremonial start to a new sports complex at Honiton Community College.

A man hanged himself six hours after his lover killed herself in the same way at the same house.

Honiton Town Council has said it will be issuing a statement about the recent judicial review in due course.

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

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