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A community transport scheme will be launching a new ‘ring and ride’ service next month.

Becky Thornton, pictured in Nepal with one of the people she helped through her volunteering.

A Woodbury teenager is raising funds for the victims of the Nepal earthquake, having been volunteering in the country when the disaster struck.

Bicton Street residents ensured their road looked blooming lovely for the South West in Bloom judges this week. Ref exe 4567-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Bicton Street has been turned into a blaze of colour after neighbours joined forces to enter South West in Bloom.

Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

A permanent sign will be erected to warn people to stay away from the area of a sink hole which keeps reappearing on Exmouth beach.

Exmouth Visitor's Guide 2015/2016

The free Exmouth Visitors’ Guide 2015/2016 has been released, and is now available at the town hall and Tourist Information Service.

Martin Budd with his son Nathan will be joining around 25,000 other cyclists taking part in the 100 miles charity ride from the Olympic Park, out through Surrey and finishing on the Mall. Martin who celebrates his 50th birthday this weekend is riding for Sense while Nathan is raising moiney for CHSW. Ref exe 5892-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth father and son are preparing to emulate the heroes of London 2012 in a 100-mile charity cycle hallenge.

Vote

People are being asked if they think changes should be made to the number of polling stations in Exmouth - and if they are the right places.

Queens Drive Exmouth masterplan

District bosses have pledged to look ‘carefully’ at plans to build seafront flats just metres from where an ice-cream kiosk was washed into the sea.

Robin Burne and Richard Greetham, pictured having completed their London to Paris cycle challenge.

A Budleigh estate agent is celebrating after completing a marathon charity cycle challenge.

Bystock pond. By Geoff Martin

Bystock Pools beauty spot is on the cusp of being safeguarded for future generations, after a wildlife charity raised the £50,000 needed to buy the site.

Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Thursday) to a gorse fire at Orcombe Point.

Wooden doctor desk with copy space

Long-term sick leave for depression, personal stress and fatigue contributed to an increase in staff absence at East Devon District Council (EDDC) last year, new figures have revealed.

Michael Portillo with artists Mark Loman (far left), Marcia Rowles and Ray Balkwill (far right).

Politician turned TV presenter Michael Portillo has made a whistle-stop visit to Exmouth to find out about a historic artist.

Boundary changes are proposed for Devon County Council

Plans to merge Littleham with Budleigh Salterton for county council elections have been criticised.

Anthony Turner was jailed for 33 months

An internet predator has been jailed after he groomed a 15-year-old girl through an online messaging service and arranged to meet her for sex.

Members of Exmouth and Budleigh Explorer Scouts in Vietnam.

A group of youngsters from Exmouth and Budleigh are helping others during a trip to Vietnam.

Checking for treasure-four year old Jasmine Warren with Daine Waddington at Budleigh's Fairlynch Mueum Family Fun Day on Saturday. Ref exb 5191-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Budleigh’s Fairlynch Museum has shown visitors young and old the fun side of history at a smugglers and pirates-themed family fun day.

Families enjoyed pond dipping at the Devon Wildlife Trust's open day at Bystock nature reserve as part of East Devon Heath Week. Ref exe 5782-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Heath Week 2015

‘Boy racers’ driving on the seafront are so organised that they even have lookouts to avoid the police, it has been claimed.

Regular users of the sailability boat Martin Hutchins and Lucy Rutherford at the naming ceremony. Ref exe 8945-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Exe Sailing Club’s newest addition to its flotilla was launched last week.

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