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Exmouth’s influence on county bosses could be blunted under plans to redraw the electoral map.

Budleigh Salterton beach.

Budleigh Salterton beach is still at risk of failing new water quality tests, the Environment Agency has warned.

Anna Reffell and Lee Atkinson, who are getting married on a cycle from John O'Groats to Lands End.

An Exmouth couple are preparing to tie the knot on a two-wheeled adventure - when they get married during a charity cycle ride.

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

Dan Lavery is determined Devon Freewheelers will help save lives – as a Belfast ‘hidden hero’ undoubtedly helped saved wife Shelley’s life in 2005.

Image of the proposed new building at St Peter's Primary School.

A major expansion is beginning at St Peter’s Primary School this week - as builders move in to begin work on new classrooms.

Sam Bader

Dad-of-one Sam Bader, 28, who grew up in Ottery St Mary, supports Devon Freewheelers by sponsoring one of the motorbikes, Bravo One.

EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

Independent councillors call for extraordinary meeting to debate the office relocation

Hospiscare's mascot Ella the Owl visits the Archant Exeter office to thank the company for supporting the charity's Twilight Walk fundraising walk at Exmouth in July. Photo: Paul Strange.

Ella the Owl visited the Journal offices on Friday as she gears up for the Twilight Walk on Saturday, July 11.

Fran Rose with her daughter Lucy in her previous electric wheelchair

A housebound Topsham woman, whose electric wheelchair broke down, is looking for a replacement to allow her to get out and about again.

The new co-ordinators of the Budleigh Salterton Voluntary Car Service are making an appeal for more drivers to come forward.

Councillor Maddie Chapman was elected as the new Mayor of Exmouth at the annual meeting of the Exmouth Town Council on Monday evening and is pictured with Town Crier Roger Bourgein. Ref exe 7022-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Brixington’s Maddie Chapman has been elected as Exmouth’s mayor, taking over the mantle from Bill Nash.

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

Devon Freewheelers founder Daniel Lavery will do whatever it takes to keep his lifeline service on the road so other families can receive the same help and care that saved his wife’s life.

Mick Harris and his wife Zena with Scully Scullion and Ella the Owl aboard the Hospiscare rickshaw, drumming up support for this year's sponsored Twilight Walk. Ref exe 7161-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A rickshaw built from old bicycle parts has been used to drum up support for the up-coming Hopsiscare Twilight Walk.

Devon County Show 2012. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exe 9931-20-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Myphotos24

Organisers of the Devon County Show are putting the final touches to the county’s largest annual event, which opens today (Thursday) and runs until May 23 at Westpoint, Exeter.

Exmouth Sea Cadets

Exmouth Sea Cadets are about to start building their new Camperdown Terrace HQ and need a helping hand to make their vision a reality.

Two voters at Topsham primary school with the eight candidates for their own version of the elections. Ref exe 6770-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Democracy came to Topsham Primary School as children staged an election to decide which charity should get money raised by a non-uniform day.

Six of the bellringers from St John the Evangelist, Withycombe Raleigh
The photograph shows (L to R) Roger King, Trevor Bradley, Janet Coles (Tower Captain), David Wills, Tony Williams and Robert Perry.

An Exmouth man who helped ring the bells to mark the end of World War Two was ringing them again 70 years later.

Joe Montgomery, in happier times.

For years, Joe Montgomery’s motorbike has remained unused, parked in the family garage in East Devon as a reminder of happier times.

Year two and three children from Woodbury Salterton primary school are pictured creating their African garden this week. Ref exe 4784-18-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Year two pupils from Woodbury Salterton Church of England Primary School have created their own African garden.

An elderly woman had to be taken hospital after she fell on the road between Exmouth and Lympstone.

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