Here’s a sight you don’t expect to see in an East Devon village - a kookaburra whose native home is 12,000 miles away in Australia.
Axminster’s Archway Bookshop has resumed taking orders through its website and by phone.
Acclaimed Burrow Farm Gardens at Dalwood is closed to the public because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Police seized a car in an operation in Axminster yesterday (Wednesday, April 1).
Palmers Brewery, which has inns across East Devon and West Dorset, has offered financial aid to its licensees.
Organisers of Shute Festival are employing the latest technology to ensure this year’s show still goes on.
The Axe Valley Wildlife Park has closed because of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Due to government guidelines The Guildhall at Axminster is closed to the public for the foreseeable future.
A quad bike and trailer were stolen from premises in Kilmington this week.
Axminster street market which takes place every Thursday has been cancelled until further notice because of the Coronavirus.
Shute Festival 2020 has been postponed in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic.
The Axe Vale Show - one of East Devon’s biggest summer events - has been cancelled because of Coronavirus.
Axminster Care Service (ACS) has closed its Charity Togs shop in South Street because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the nationwide school closures beginning next week Axe Valley Academy has confirmed it will remain open for children of key workers and more vulnerable students.
Axminster’s annual parish meeting, which was scheduled for tonight (Monday, March 16), has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus threat.
Staff at Axminster’s biggest firm dressed down - and came up with a welcome donation for a local charity.
Youngsters at Axminster Primary Academy dressed as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday (March 5).
A pioneering scheme which offers vulnerable or isolated people the chance to enjoy a cuppa and a chat with others in a similar situation is celebrating its second birthday.
Axminster Carpets, which went into administration last month with the loss of 80 jobs, has been rescued.
Axminster Young Farmers Club is hoping its annual Big Breakfast will be another sizzling success.
Average council tax payers in East Devon are being asked to pay an extra £5 a year by the district council.
Axminster Twinning Association is in a ‘financially-buoyant’ position.
Axminster Gymnastics Club has secured more than £10,000 to buy some desperately needed new equipment.
Axminster’s MP Neil Parish said he will be ‘banging down the door’ to ensure that the town’s massive urban extension is achieved.
Schubert’s holy grail was to write the great German opera.
For the second year running, Lyme Bay Winery’s Sparkling Brut Rosé has won a prestigious People’s Choice Wine Award.
Shute Festival returns this year with another impressive line up of speakers and events.
Despite atrocious weather Axminster’s first Repair Café went down a storm.
Devon County Council (DCC) has pledged to work with partner organisations to support Axminster Carpets workers who have been made redundant.
Axminster Carpets today (Wednesday, February 19) went into administration, with 80 staff being made redundant.
Cash-strapped Axminster Carpets has sold its Axfelt underlay business to a Northern Ireland-based firm.
Axminster Town Council is warning of traffic disruption in Chard Road tomorrow (Wednesday, February 19) due to emergency repairs at The George Hotel.
Beginning their first flower arranging workshop for 2020, three Axminster women were amongst a lively group being taught at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall.
Axminster Community Primary Academy is celebrating an Ofsted report that rates it ‘good’ in all areas.
Civic leaders across East Devon are calling for people to support plans to rescue Axminster Carpets.
Axminster residents are facing a rise of just under two per cent in the portion of their council tax bill to fund local projects and services.
An Axminster man is to face trial at Exeter Crown Court accused of attacking a woman in Hemyock at a time when he was banned from entering the village by a court order.
An Axe Valley Academy student is encouraging more people to take up careers in engineering – especially women.
Axminster Carpets, which employs around 100 people, has today (Wednesday, February 5) filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators.
A driver was arrested following a breath test during a police traffic operation in Chard Road, Axminster, yesterday (Tuesday, February 4).
Major renovation work will get under way at Axminster United Reformed Church next week.
Volunteers have been rolling up their sleeves to help give a healthy eating charity’s Axminster fruit and veg shop a makeover.
Two play areas in Axminster have been officially reopened after being given a major revamp.
Axminster residents are being invited to take their broken possessions to a special repair café on Saturday, February 15.
A meal which caught alight in a microwave oven at Axminster was extinguished by firefighters who plunged it into a bucket of water.
Axminster’s Community Waffle House has celebrated its first year of business by giving away all its profits to a fellow social enterprise group in the town.
Axminster Rotary Club has continued it support for Excellent Development, a charity which organises the construction of sand-dams in dry lands such as parts of Kenya.
Trinity House – Axminster’s biggest town centre store which closed in November - has a new owner.
Two of Axminster’s community champions have become joint winners of the town’s Robin Cross Citizen of the Year award.
Created in Italy - now made by Robot’s in Axminster – pizzas are the specialty dish at the latest restaurant to open in the town’s ‘food quarter’.
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