Saturday, July 11, 2020

Some of East Devon’s leisure centres could reopen by the end of July, following the Government’s easing of restrictions on gyms and sports facilities.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

The risk of a second Covid-19 spike in Devon, following the easing of lockdown, has been played down by the county council’s chief executive.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

An allegation that a group of people were threatened with a suspected firearm in the Axminster area is being investigated by police.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Devon’s household waste recycling centres will start admitting vans from today (Wednesday, June 24) - but there are limits on the amount of waste that can be brought in.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a tractor near Honiton.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Staff and residents at a Seaton care home jointly walked more than 26 miles in five days to raise money for charity.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

More of East Devon’s public toilets could reopen if district councillors agree to the move.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

East Devon District Council has a new chairman, following the resignation of Stuart Hughes a week ago.

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

‘Street café culture’ could become widespread in Devon’s towns this summer, as pubs and cafes are granted permission to spread out on to paved pedestrianised areas.

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

The increase in the R rate of coronavirus infection in the south west ‘does not accurately reflect Devon’s local data on the ground,’ according to the director of public health for Public Health Devon.

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Care home staff have been enabled to wear their PPE more comfortably during the Covid-19 lockdown, thanks to the Beer-based company Peco.

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

A temporary Covid-19 testing facility opens in Honiton on Monday, June 8.

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Stagecoach has announced a major increase in its bus services across Devon, following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

The chairman of East Devon District Council has resigned from his role, claiming that the current ruling group of councillors have ‘no relevant experience, proven skills or clear and obvious plan.’

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

An East Devon theatre group has boosted Hospiscare with a surprise donation.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

On-street parking enforcement is being phased back in by Devon County Council, but fines will not be imposed until Monday, May 25.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

A code of conduct has been drawn up for collecting fossils on the Axmouth to Lyme Regis stretch of the Jurassic Coast.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Four of East Devon’s amateur theatre groups have been recognised in the regional awards presented by the National Operatic and Dramatic Association, NODA, for 2019 productions.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

sDrug have been seized in two separate raids in Axminster.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Plans for a community building in Cranbrook providing a library, children’s centre, youth facilities, nursing services and a café have been put forward by Devon County Council.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

With lockdown making street parties and church services impossible, people are being encouraged to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in their own homes.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Plans to reschedule the Devon County Show for August because of the coronavirus have been called off.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

An East Devon collector of military weapons and memorabilia is displaying his World War Two collection online after a real-life exhibition for the VE Day anniversary had to be cancelled.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Motorists in East Devon are being warned about a spate of fuel thefts from vehicles.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Devon Air Ambulance, currently unable to fly because of coronavirus, now has a third vehicle available to attend urgent incidents.

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Street parties and Victory Balls took place across East Devon as the nation celebrated VE Day on May 8, 1945, and here are some of the photos and descriptions sent in by our readers.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Colleagues have paid tribute to the headteacher of St Martin’s C of E Primary School in Cranbrook, Tania Beard, who is retiring today (Thursday, April 30), after eight years in the job.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Scam phone calls claiming that face masks are now compulsory to prevent the spread of the coronavirus have been reported to Devon and Somerset’s Trading Standards.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Hundreds of items of borrowed medical equipment and mobility aids have been returned to Devon’s health and social care services, following an appeal by the county council.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Exeter’s Nightingale hospital is to be set up in a vacant retail unit in Sowton instead of at Westpoint.

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