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Firefighters had to rescue a horse which got stuck in mud at Axmouth yesterday (Tuesday, June2).

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Vehicle restrictions at East Devon recycling centres – affecting bicycles and some vehicles with trailers – have been eased.

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The funeral of Axminster’s longest serving councillor and three times Mayor Douglas Hull will take place on Friday June 12.

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A bungalow was damaged when a hedge caught alight at Membury on Monday evening (June 1).

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Yesterday, 16:33

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

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Yesterday, 12:20

On May 27, the Midweek Herald published a story in which publisher Duncan Williams claims to have secured backdated wages for staff of the former View From newspapers.

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Yesterday, 11:57

For the past 50 years Seaton Tramway has been running its classic trams, transporting visitors and locals from Harbour Road in Seaton for the three-mile trip inland to Colyton. Yet, like several other businesses, it has felt the full impact of coronavirus recently, as visitor numbers during the last few weeks have been non-existent.

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Yesterday, 10:24

A young man was taken to hospital after jumping from Axmouth harbour wall and being washed out to sea yesterday evening (Monday, June 1).

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Yesterday, 07:58

An East Devon youngster has been praised for his ‘unselfish help’ after donating food to Honiton’s King’s Centre Food Bank.

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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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Mon, 11:59

The chairman of Dementia Friendly Honiton has told of how they have been staying connected through Covid-19.

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Mon, 09:59

Eight people, adults and children from two families, were rescued by Lyme Regis lifeboat on Saturday (May 30) after both their speedboats ran aground.

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Mon, 07:59

A military chef who spent 25 years in the Army has written about his experiences.

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Mon, 07:00

The new mayor of Ottery will be voted in at the next annual town council meeting which will be held virtually via Zoom.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

A £1,000 donation has been made to the Devon Blood Bikes to enable them to continue to transport medical supplies.

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South West sport


After completing my first marathon in 2005 to celebrate being 40, if someone had told me then, that on my 55th birthday, I’d be running one out of personal choice, on a route I devised from my home village, I would have thought they were mad, writes Jo Earlam.

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Today’s popularity of jogging, Parkruns, half and full Marathons takes my mind back to another era, the 1950s, writes Dick Sturch.

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AVR’s were invited to have a go at the Alternative Predictor run, writes Dave Mutter.

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Premiership and Championship clubs have been given provisional authorisation to begin non-contact training amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Exmouth footballer Tyler Dobinson has earned a series of accolades in the USA including being named the 2019-2020 Herkimer College Male Athlete of the Year.

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Although Madeira bowlers are not yet rolling up on the greens at the club, they are not letting the grass grow under their feet, writes Jude Latta.

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Latest Entertainment News

Saturday, May 16, 2020

An East Devon musical theatre performer will take to the internet to perform a Gin and Jazz virtual concert in aid of Hospiscare.

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