Fri, 15:00

The Donkey Sanctuary has thrown a lifeline to a drought-hit donkey rescue organisation in Australia.

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Fri, 07:00

St John's international school in Sidmouth has started the new year with a new headteacher.

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Thu, 07:00

Two charging points for electric vehicles are to be installed in the car park of Sidmouth Town Football Club.

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Wed, 17:00

Four members of the same Ottery St Mary family are appearing in The Riverside Players' production of Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Wed, 14:30

A new firm of solicitors is to open in Sidmouth later this month.

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Tue, 15:51

A fallen tree in West Hill Road has led to the road being blocked in both directions.

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Tue, 12:00

Mental health support 'built into people's everyday lives' is the aim of an initiative taking place in five East Devon towns.

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Tue, 07:00

A much-loved greetings card shop in Sidmouth has been taken over by a friend of the couple who ran it for eight years.

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Mon, 17:00

British Gas and the Post Office have apologised after users of pre-payment electricity meters in Ottery St Mary were unable to top up the credit on their payment keys.

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Community groups and charities across East Devon are being encouraged to apply for funding from Tesco's 2020 Bags of Help initiative.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

A Sidmouth couple who lost their 27-year-old son to a cardiac arrest have received a donation of money to help fund heart screenings for local young people.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Apple trees will be planted in Ottery St Mary this morning (Saturday, January 11), and the fruit they later produce will be free to local residents.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Forensic investigations are continuing in Newton Poppleford after a murder inquiry was launched into the death of a man in a caravan fire.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

The Fire Brigades Union will today call on the Devon and Somerset Fire Authority to reject the proposed cuts to the region's fire service.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Oscar, an eight-year-old tabby, was left behind by his original owners.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Cutting-edge hairdressing skills and a talent for talking to people have earned a young Sidmouth barber the highest possible grade in his professional qualification.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

A former high-profile chef, now running a family business in Sidmouth, has received an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

A pop-up business that set up shop in Sidmouth three months ago is to stay on, after a 'phenomenal' response from local residents.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Age Concern has blamed financial issues for the closure of its centre in Sidmouth.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Plans for a community orchard in Ottery St Mary are about to come to fruition.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

It was not just carrots … it was M&S carrots for the residents of The Donkey Sanctuary.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

East Devon District Council has said no public funds were used to pay staff at its 'dormant' housing company, which has not built or purchased any properties since it was set up in 2017.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

A Sidmouth slimmer is celebrating the anniversary of reaching her target weight - after a year which also saw her give birth to her second child.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

A black cat with eyes that appear constantly crossed is on the lookout for a loving home.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Three women from East Devon have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

A housing company set up by East Devon District Council has lain 'dormant' for two years, despite increasing homelessness and an urgent need for more social housing.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

A 92-year-old woman, injured in a road accident in West Hill, near Ottery St Mary, has died in hospital.

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Proposals to relocate Tipton St John Primary school to a new site, Remembrance Sunday services, and of course the General Election were among the stories we reported in the last three months of the year.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Donkey Sanctuary and the Sid Vale Talking Newspaper team both welcomed important visitors in the third quarter of 2019, as we reported at the time.

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

In the second quarter of 2019, the news included the Conservatives losing control of East Devon District Council, and an unusual animal sighting in Ottery St Mary.

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