Sidmouth News

Winter shoppers will be able to benefit from cheaper car parking in East Devon, thanks to a returning offer from the district council.

Planned drainage works in Temple Street have been delayed a week due to poor weather conditions.

Plans to extend a prominent seafront hotel have been approved – despite claims from opponents it has already ‘changed beyond recognition’.

A Sidmouth man who makes health products using seaweed he collects from the Devon coastline has been recognised twice with a prestigious award and a £1,000 grant.

The NHS is consulting on proposals to axe prescriptions of gluten free food in North, East and West Devon for those suffering coeliac disease - what do you think? Vote in our poll.

An international fashion model has returned to his roots in website design to help Sidmouth businesses stay relevant online.

Fears have been voiced for Sidmouth’s free public toilets as district bosses review their £800,000 cost in a bid to balance the books.

Tenants will be kept updated every step of the way in a preliminary project to regenerate Port Royal, a new group has decided.

Ethan, 16, a former student at The King’s School, Ottery St Mary, is named South West champion

Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club celebrated the achievements of its members and volunteers at an awards ceremony.

Questions raised over case for cutting community hospital beds

The clock is ticking for residents who want to have their say on a new pattern of council wards for East Devon District Council.

EDDC countryside rangers organise activities for hundreds of pupils.

Police warn trespassers to stay out of ‘dangerous’ site for their own safety

The Rotary Club of Exeter Enterprise is holding a polio lunch in Topsham on Sunday, November 20, starting at 12.30pm for 1pm.

Sidmouth’s overwhelming opposition to proposals for relaxed street trading laws could see the town excluded from East Devon-wide changes.

Runners completed a gruelling 16-mile race, with over 1km of vertical ascent, between Sidmouth and Beer.

A pair of classic motorbikes will be on the starting line of an auction being held in Sidmouth next month.

Exeter is Kupp’s first branch outside of London and will open opposite Absurd Bird at Queen St. Dining. It opens on October 29.

Devon is to host a temporary Home Office respite facility for up to 70 vulnerable young refugees arriving from Calais.

A life-saving piece of kit has been installed in a Sidmouth supermarket.

An Ottery St Mary home was left badly damaged by smoke after a kitchen fire yesterday (Sunday).

Chunk of Devon lands haul at Food and Drink Devon Awards

Devon is to host a temporary Home Office respite facility for vulnerable young refugees arriving from Calais.

Neighbourhood plan will shape future development in community

People of all ages took to the catwalk in ethical fashion to celebrate Sidmouth’s new status as a Fairtrade town.

‘It’s not the monetary value, is that fact I can never get them back’

A ‘coffee concert’ provided audiences with beautiful music, great refreshments and a performance to remember.

Volunteers from Beer took home a silver gilt award as the village took part in the Britain in Bloom competition for the first time. Beer Horticultural Society could compete at the national level again in 2018, when chairman Ursula Makepeace – who had been thinking of retiring – is determined to claim gold.

Former Sidmouth College student, who presents on Bear Grylls show, raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Disappointment over exclusion from meeting on ‘crucially important issues’

Vast programme of experiments, activities and talks attracted record numbers

Devon’s highways chief is calling on the Secretary of State for Transport to give councils more powers to stop drivers parking on pavements – saying it threatens safety and pushes up costs.

A ‘scoping study’ to explore how Port Royal could be redeveloped is set to begin in November – and take around four months to complete.

Should the Sidmouth Victoria Hospital inpatient beds remain or go?

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