Kilmington Primary School has pledged to fully reimburse parents who paid for their child to stay at an adventure centre only to have the trip cancelled because of Covid-19.
Axminster’s Charity Togs shop is open for business again – and welcoming donations, organisers stressed this week.
Here’s a look back at the golden age of rail travel.
News that pubs, restaurants and hairdressers across East Devon will be able to reopen on Saturday (July 4) has been welcomed in East Devon by Neil Parish MP.
Axminster Town Council is calling on people to help a local university student complete a study on the benefits of buses.
Police were called to a village near Axminster at around 7.30pm last night (Tuesday, June 23) following reports of a suspected armed person
A major new book has been published detailing events during the past three centuries which helped to shape the way Axminster is today.
More than a dozen sporting organisations across East Devon have received grants of up to £8,800 to help keep them afloat during the coronavirus crisis.
One of East Devon’s most popular summer shows will take place on-line this year.
A pair of cannons believed to have been used in the blockbuster movie Pirates of the Caribbean have been stolen from a farm at Dalwood.
The Axe Valley Wildlife Park has been donated food to continue feeding its animals during lockdown.
Further tributes have been paid to Alderman Douglas Hull, ahead of his funeral at the end of the week.
Funding has been secured for a pedestrian crossing in busy Lyme Road at Axminster, close to St Mary’s RC Primary School.
A 16-year-old Axminster girl has won a place at the UK’s most prestigious performing arts school.
A caring four-year-old girl has inspired an East Devon village to help feed the animals at Axe Valley Wildlife Park during the coronavirus lockdown.
An Axe Valley Academy student has raised more than £300 for the NHS by building birdboxes.
The funeral of Axminster’s longest serving councillor and three times Mayor Douglas Hull will take place on Friday, June 12.
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.
An East Devon author has hit the top ten of Amazon’s bestsellers with his latest conspiracy thriller.
Police in the Axe Valley are warning motorists to beware of beauty spot thieves as lockdown eases.
A car is believed to have been deliberately set alight at Trinity Hill Nature Reserve near Axminster last night (Monday May 25).
Former Axminster mayor Douglas Hull, one of East Devon’s longest serving local councillors, died over the Bank Holiday weekend.
A fire involving two chemicals at a commercial property in Kilmington has been extinguished.
An Axminster woman has raised more than £1,000 for local mental health charity ARC by having her long hair cut short.
Anni Young will continue as mayor of Axminster for a further year.
Colourful scarecrows have been popping up all over Kilmington.
Axminster Community Emergency Response (ACER) team has received almost 1,000 helpline calls and delivered food to nearly 750 needy people since its launch in April.
An Axminster-based technology firm is helping children to continue their studies during the coronavirus lockdown.
The chairman of East Devon District Council is urging people to stay at home to celebrate VE Day tomorrow (Friday May 8) - and toast the fallen.
An East Devon schoolgirl has set herself an animal art challenge to raise money for her favourite wildlife attraction.
A homeless man has been jailed for repeatedly raiding the café at Axminster railway station.
Which authority ordered the controversial taping over of Axminster’s public seats remains unclear this weekend.
Locked-down members of Axminster Photography Group took part in their annual Thirkettle Cup print competition from their own homes.
Don’t be proud and hungry! That’s the message from an Axminster charity which helps to feed needy people.
A member of the medical team at Axminster surgery has dusted off her sewing machine to make scrubs for the NHS during her time in lockdown.
Police are rporting an increase in the amount of graffiti in and around the Axminster area.
Axminster Community Emergency Response (ACER) team’s fundraising appeal had passed the £2,000 mark by the weekend.
A tractor was severely damaged in a blaze at Axminster on Friday evening (April 24) as firefighters battled to prevent leaking fuel contaminating local waterways.
A butcher who is offering a home-delivery service across East Devon and West Dorset is donating 10 per cent of his on-line orders to the NHS.
Axminster and Lyme Regis Cancer Support Group has adapted its services so it can continue to help people during the lockdown.
Caring staff and pupils at Axminster Community Primary Academy have been helping to keep local NHS workers in good spirits - and well fed.
Axminster Town Council is planning to hold its regular monthly meetings via Zoom conferencing during the lockdown.
Although this summer’s two-day Axe Vale Show has been cancelled because of cornavirus the organisers still need to recruit more helpers for next year.
Axminster-based mental health charity Arc is reporting a big increase in demand for its services during the coronavirus outbreak.
Special laundry bags to enable nurses and carers to safely wash their uniforms during the coronavirus outbreak are being created by teams of East Devon needlewomen.
A TV camera crew joined the congregation at St Giles Church, in Kilmington, to highlight its coronavirus measures.
An Axminster based mental health charity is receiving a much needed cash boost thanks to a local woman’s sponsored head shave.
The Axminster Community Emergency Response (ACER) team has launched a £5,000 fundraising appeal.
With more cases of coronavirus being reported in the Axminster area doctors are urging patients to use their online consultation service - eConsult.
A kookaburra, which escaped from the Axe Valley Wildlife Park and was spotted in communities across East Devon, has finally returned home.