The Devon Freewheelers


Archant newspapers across Devon have joined forces to raise cash to help keep a vital lifeline on the road. Each week the Exmouth Journal, along with the Sidmouth Herald, Midweek Herald, Cranbrook Herald and North Devon Gazette, will be highlighting the valuable work of the Devon Freewheelers. The county-wide service supplies emergency materials - such as blood, samples, medication and donor breast milk - to doctors.


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Remotely piloted aircraft could be used in search and rescue operations in Lyme Bay, if current trials prove successful.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Beer Buffs’ annual appeal resulted in a cheque for £1,500 being presented to The Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Two kayakers who got into difficulties in the sea off Axmouth were helped by Sidmouth’s lifeboat, which was nearby on a routine training exercise.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Pubs, cafes, restaurants and bars can now apply to place furniture in pedestrian areas as part of East Devon District Council (EDDC)’s plans to combat the effect of Covid-19.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Events can soon return as East Devon District Council (EDDC) has announced it will allow booking of its owned land.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

The MPs for Tiverton and Honiton and East Devon have given their support to a proposal which would see the creation of a ‘Devon Metro’ train service.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Children from across East Devon have been taking part in on-line dance classes during lockdown.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

East Devon District Council will be re-opening a further 12 play areas from Monday (July 27) following the relaxation of restrictions around the coronavirus lockdown.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

East Devon residents have been warned of cold callers offering generators and tools for sale from the back of a van.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Residents in East Devon are asked to be patient as a record amount of recycling has put pressure on the kerb side collectors.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Beer’s model railway visitor attraction - Pecorama - is to remain closed for the rest of the 2020 season.

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Beer
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The ambulance service responded to 291 incidents in East Devon on Saturday and Sunday as pubs reopened across the country.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is asking Devon residents to share how nature has helped them cope during lockdown.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Police want to reunite items seized during a burglary investigation in the Sidmouth area with their potential owners.

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Sidmouth
Friday, July 3, 2020

The first Devon hospitality businesses to be awarded an AA Covid Confident accreditation ahead of lockdown restrictions beginning to ease tomorrow (Saturday, July 4) have been announced.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

The South Western Ambulance Service has asked residents to stay safe and drink responsibly as parts of the hospitality sector reopen.

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foodanddrink
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Mixing drinking alcohol with going to sea could prove a fatal cocktail, coastguards are warning - as thousands are expected to head for Devon’s beaches this weekend.

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Seaton
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Testing and tracing is at the heart of new plans revealed by Devon County Council (DCC) on how to contain coronavirus in the county - and the council will also be advising other authorities on managing local outbreaks.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

East Devon District Council’s beach huts and chalets will re-open from Saturday (July 4), in line with the government’s relaxation of lockdown rules.

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Seaton
Friday, June 26, 2020

Learner drivers will soon be able to get back behind the wheel as lessons and tests resume on July 4.

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