AXMINSTER

Friday, October 2, 2020

Axminster’s Flamingo Pool has been facing a major challenge to keep financially afloat.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Some 45 traders have already signed up for Totally Locally Axminster’s next Fiver Fest, starting on Saturday, October 10.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

A market day fundraiser at Axminster organised by estate agents Vicay & Co raised £205 for the battle against cancer.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Volunteers have been restoring a communal garden on Axminster’s Millwey Rise housing estate.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

A £10,000 crowdfunding campaign has been launched to renovate Axminster’s Pippins Community Centre.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Project Food - the Axminster based healthy eating charity - has been awarded a grant of almost £18,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

East Devon train passengers are being asked to share their stories of exceptional service by South Western Railway (SWR), which operates between Axminster, Honiton and Cranbrook.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Police in East Devon are urging people to ‘know the signs of county lines’.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Axminster’s Community Waffle House has launched a £20,000 fundraising appeal to help finance its move to a new home in the town centre.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Devon Young Farmers Club (YFC) with groups in Axminster and Honiton is inviting discussion on mental health in the agricultural industry in the fourth of its online agri-debates.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Axminster New Youth Club (ANYC) will reopen from next Tuesday (September 22), operating from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, as usual.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

German discount supermarket chain Aldi is planning to open a store in Axminster.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

A number of pupils have been told to stay at home after a case of Covid-19 was confirmed at Axminster Primary Academy this week.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Flu clinics are starting at Axminster Medical Practice from Saturday, September 26 - but with some major changes this year.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Axminster Community Emergency Response group (ACER) - set up to provide vital support for residents during lockdown - has suspended its operations.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Project Food, the Axminster-based healthy eating charity - formerly called HALFF - has been forced to make its full-time fundraiser redundant.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Work is finally under way to complete the long awaited improvements to Axminster’s Jubilee Field - and make it a fitting tribute to The Queen.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Axminster Fire Station needs you!

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Nationally acclaimed Seaton-based SAVE food hub has set up a new base at Axminster Community Waffle House.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Following months of being limited to on-line worship Kilmington Baptist Church has introduced ‘Car Park Praise’, welcoming people to gather outside The Beacon for services.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Tributes to an Axminster man who enjoyed a distinguished career as a pilot in the RAF were paid at a memorial service at St Mary’s Catholic Church.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Axminster United Against Racism Group have been giving areas of a town a much needed clean up.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Totally Locally Axminster is set to launch a new ‘Fiver Fest’ initiative in the drive to win support for the town’s hard pressed independent traders.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

An Axminster auction house could be set to relocate to a vacant part of the Axminster Carpets factory.

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

South Western Railway (SWR) has announced changes to its timetable, as the country continues to emerge from lockdown.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Two Axminster youngsters were so horrified at the amount of rubbish left in public areas they have launched a clean up campaign.

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Police are warning residents in rural areas of East Devon to beware of cold callers.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

We’re coming back!

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Monday, August 17, 2020

The Axe Valley Mission Community’s new Team Vicar has been licensed, along with two associate priests.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

The Axe Vale Show has welcomed two new volunteers to its committee.

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Axminster’s Flamingo Pool is to reopen on Monday (August 24).

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Axminster’s Community Waffle House is on the move.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

An East Devon man whose recovery from a rare medical condition was helped by music therapy is raising funds so the service can continue.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

An Axminster motorist who threw a parking charge notice he had received on to the ground, has been fined for littering - and the whole incident was caught on a body worn camera.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A second demonstration in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was held at Axminster on Saturday (August 8).

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Police are treating a fire at Chris’s Tat Shack Tattoo Studio on Lyme Road, Axminster, at around 2am yesterday (Sunday, August 9), as arson.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

The chairman of Axminster Hospital League of Friends has pledged its continued support for local health and care services .

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Axminster allotment holders have been put on alert after reports that potentially dangerous asbestos had been found on a number of plots.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Plans to increase the height of some properties at a proposed housing development in Axminster have been approved despite strong local opposition.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Axminster based mental health charity Arc is to reopen its fundraising shop on Thursday (August 6).

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Axminster police are urging residents to help them combat anti-social behaviour at a local play area.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Two Axminster sisters have had their long hair cut short to help a worthy cause.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Axminster-based mental health charity Arc is inviting people to enter an on-line competition to provide illustrations for its fundraising Christmas cards.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

A search has begun for a suitable site in Axminster to create a memorial garden to honour the late Douglas Hull - who was the town’s longest serving councillor.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Axminster’s Flamingo Pool team has launched a ‘support us or lose us’ campaign after recording losses of some £50,000 during lockdown.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

An Axminster Freemason has been rolling up his sleeves to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Goulds Pumps is to close its Axminster factory with the loss of around 50 local jobs.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Axminster-based healthy eating charity HALFF has a new name.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Plans for a new micropub in the centre of Axminster have been approved – subject to them being able to overcome safety concerns.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Axminster’s Heritage Centre is to reopen on Saturday, August 1.

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