AXMINSTER

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nominations are being invited to find Axminster's next Citizen of the Year.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Youngsters across East Devon dressed up to raise funds for Children in Need on Friday (November 15).

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Increases in membership and extra swimming lessons contributed to another 'solid year' for Axminster's Flamingo Pool.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

With Christmas fast approaching, a group of Axminster women joined a series of festive flower arranging workshops at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Axminster Lions Club members will be out and about with their Santa float in the run up to Christmas again this year.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

More than 200 children took part in the annual Act of Remembrance at Axminster today (Monday, November 11).

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Highways chiefs have come under fire for taking a year to fix a broken pavement where a 67-year-old Axminster man fell and suffered severe injuries

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Dozens of colourful home-made blankets - destined to comfort needy children overseas - will go on show at Axminster's Minster Church next week.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

A major rescue exercise involving Lyme Regis lifeboat and the Axe Vale Canoe Club has been hailed a success.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Axminster will turn out in force to remember the fallen at the annual Remembrance Day service on Sunday, November 10.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A group of local organisations with support from Light Up Axminster are hosting a free event at The Guildhall on Saturday, November 2, to showcase the area's volunteering opportunities.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Axminster Town Council has defended its decision to limit access to a town centre garden, claiming dog fouling was putting children's health at risk.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Although the short term future of Axminster's adult mental health counselling service Arc has been secured, organisers say its survival depends on continued community support.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Axminster Town Council has organised an Environment Day on Saturday (October 19) at The Guildhall.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Pupils at Axminster Community Primary Academy were not lost for words when local Rotarians appeared at their morning assembly.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

A man has died after an incident at a shooting range on the East Devon and West Dorset border.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Axminster twinners crossed The Channel to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the town's link with Douvres la Delivrande in Normandy.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Author, poet, shepherd and cider maker James Crowden - of TV and radio fame - will be speaking at Shute Apple Day on Sunday, October 20.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Nearly 200 took part in the Minster Challenge road races at Axminster on Sunday (October 6).

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Hundreds of runners from across the region turned out today (Sunday, October 6) to compete in Axminster's annual Minster Challenge road race.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Axminster's newly formed health and wellbeing forum has launched a draft strategy for the town.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Negotiations are under way to secure a new owner for Axminster's Trinity House department store.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Axminster Young Farmers' Club raised £4,500 for three worthy causes during another successful year.

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Monday, September 30, 2019

More than £600 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Care when an Axminster dental practice held a coffee morning on Friday (September 27).

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

An Axminster mother-of-two who shed an incredible 85 pounds so inspired her husband he decided to trim down as well.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

St Peter's Church at Dalwood has been praised by a leading countryside charity for making its churchyard such a welcoming place

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Mary Jarvis first started playing the organ at Dalwood Parish Church in 1949 - and 70 years later she is still at the keyboard.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Elderly residents living in sheltered accomodation at Axminster may be forced to leave their homes.

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

People can now check out what's happening in Axminster thanks to a local supermarket.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Residents in Axminster gathered on the Minster Green today (Friday, September 20) to support the global protest for action on climate change.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Residents in Axminster will be joining hands around the Minster in action as part of climate change strikes happening globally.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Blessed with fabulous weather, Chardstock's 20th Street Fayre attracted a record number of people.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Axminster's biggest employer has launched a campaign to promote mental health and wellbeing for its staff.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A woman's 50-year quest to create Burrow Farm Gardens at Dalwood is revealed in a new book.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A service to mark the retirement of the vicar of five East Devon parishes took place in St Giles Church, at Kilmington, on Sunday (September 15).

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Large crowds cheered on another glittering carnival parade at Axminster on Saturday (September 14).

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Axminster Carpets has pledged its support for the town's new 'shop local' campaign.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Detailed plans for major improvements to play areas in Axminster have been unveiled.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Axminster Photography Group's annual exhibition begins on Monday (September 2) at a new venue

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

An leading Axminster district councillor has slammed the authority for a 'lack of urgency' in putting voluntary criminal activity checks (DBS) into action for its members.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a reported firearms incident in Axminster has been released on bail, police said today (Tuesday, August 27)

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Monday, August 26, 2019

A befriending service which helps families struggling to meet the challenges of modern life is expanding into Axminster.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Two neighbouring firms of funeral directors are joining forces.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Scouts from across East Devon and West Dorset travelled to France for their summer camp last week.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

The Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF) has received a £1,000 boost thanks to a charity golf day organised by Rotarians from Axminster and Lyme Regis.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Independent traders in Axminster are fighting back against the town's high street crisis by joining forces to deliver a crucial 'shop local' message.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

A flower arranging workshop celebrating the ever-popular hydrangea - one of summer's undisputed star performers - saw Combe St Nicholas Village Hall filled with colour.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Axminster Care Service is saying farewell to one of its longest-serving members.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Axminster Town Council has joined the growing number of local authorities declaring a climate emergency.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

When it comes to creating stunning floral displays Morton's Pharmacy in Axminster has the prescription for success.

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