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Building work is almost complete and the Sid Valley’s new £2.1million surgery is set to open in early June – but a new funding bid is under way to improve the look of its car park.
The new owner of Sidmouth’s SES building has revealed how his ambitious plans to renovate the ‘eyesore’ have been tied in red tape for six months – with no end in sight.
Working at charity shop and social enterprise gives visually impaired young people hands-on work experience – and has one intern aspiring to manage a store of his own.
The finish line is in sight for a long-distance runner who is set to clock up her 50th marathon just after a milestone birthday.
Controversial plans that will see the East Devon District Council (EDDC) sell its Knowle HQ to a developer and relocate from Sidmouth have been given the final go-ahead.
The community is pulling together to ensure the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of a homeless man are not repeated.
As a boy, he wore his grandfather’s medals with pride. Today, Colin Kingman tells the story of a man who overcame adversity to become a Victoria Cross holder.
Sidmouth Rugby Club put on a ‘spectacle of all levels’ with a family fun day.
A nine-month battle to allow England’s only wild beaver family to remain on the River Otter came to a close this week, after the animals were safely returned home.
A girl guides leader is finding her sea legs as she prepares to embark on a five-day sailing voyage in the Rolex Fastnet Race later this year.
East Devon’s independent parliamentary candidate has pledged to support the region’s ‘lifeblood’ traders and businesses if she is elected in May.
Divisive plans for a 12-acre business park between Sidford and Sidbury look set to be scrapped after an eleventh-hour bid from Sid Valley representatives.
Dad calls for fines after children’s ‘flying rodent’ terror
A former Newton Poppleford primary pupil will be climbing to the peak of the world’s largest freestanding mountain to raise money for meningitis sufferers.
Controversial plans to sell Knowle to a developer and relocate the district council from Sidmouth have been given the final go-ahead.
Fearful residents have questioned how Ottery’s medical services will cope with potential hospital bed closures and the growing population due to swell by hundreds of people.
Members of the most successful carnival club in East Devon’s history will be back on the road with a float this year, after they secured a new home.
Police are cracking down on the illegal trail bike riders who destroy the tranquillity of Sid Valley beauty spots and give legitimate riders a bad name.
Police are appealing for information after jewellery was taken from a property in Newton Poppleford.
A WESTON student was inspired by her grandfather to give up alcohol for a month to raise money for charity.
A quartet of green organisations is calling on 5,000 beach-lovers to clean shores in Sidmouth and around the South West.
East Devon’s Conservative MP, Hugo Swire, has welcomed ‘common sense’ measures to make sure drivers are treated more fairly when parking in the region.
The Red Arrows are coming back to Sidmouth!
A project to create a beach management plan for Sidmouth has taken to the skies as new aerial photographs could be the final ‘piece of the puzzle’.
Independent parliamentary hopeful, Claire Wright, revealed this week the policies she hopes will see her voted in as East Devon’s MP in May.
The fight to become East Devon’s next MP is now a four-horse race, after Exmouth academic and retired diplomat Stuart Mole
Charity campaigner and former Red Cross worker Steve Race has been picked by Labour to contest the East Devon seat in May’s General Election.
Labour’s parliamentary hopeful for East Devon, Steve Race, has backed banning MPs from holding ‘second jobs’.
Andrew Chapman, UKIP’s parliamentary-hopeful, believes he has a real chance to unseat East Devon Tory MP Hugo Swire in May’s General Election.
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