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Plans to build seven homes in the heart of Sidmouth as part of redevelopment work to an existing business have been refused by the district council.

A cat that was found in a truck, skinny and covered in oil, is being looked after at Axhayes Adoption Centre.

An initiative to provide low-key, informal mental health support 'built into people's everyday lives' is gaining momentum in Sidmouth, and across East Devon.

Wintry showers could make conditions on Devon's roads hazardous overnight and into tomorrow morning, Devon County Council is warning.

An East Devon primary school whose pupils' good behaviour 'masks the weak teaching' will appoint a full-time headteacher following a critical Ofsted report.

A motorist has been taken to hospital this afternoon following a collision which shut down a section the A30.

The organisers of Sid Valley Food Bank say they have some exciting plans for 2020 - but are not yet in a position to disclose them.

Two apprentice joiners, based in Newton Poppleford, have achieved top ratings for their carpentry skills.

Fire crews from five East Devon stations were called out to help extinguish a major fire in Exeter on Saturday (January 25).

An motorbike accident has cause delays between Ottery and Daisy Mount Cross.

Gallery Peter's Pan panto pictures

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Ottery Community Theatre brings panto fun to the stage.

Strict new rules around how drones can be used in East Devon have been outlined.

East Devon Music Festival is looking for some new committee members to help run the event.

The owner of an Indian restaurant in Sidmouth says the business has turned around - months after receiving a poor hygiene rating.

Eighty Sidmouth College students have been screened for potential heart problems, thanks to the work of a local woman who lost her 27-year-old son to a cardiac arrest.

A Sidmouth retailer is giving start-up businesses 'a leg-up' by offering them temporary display space in his shop.

Nearly 600 parking fines were dished out in Sidmouth last year.

Sidmouth Town Council's portion of the council tax is to increase slightly to pay for public services and projects to benefit the locality.

Bus timetables across East Devon are set to be reviewed as part of proposed service changes by Stagecoach South West.

Around 50 wassailers gathered in Sidmouth's community orchard in The Byes for a traditional celebration of the apple harvest on Saturday, January 18.

The proposed Rockfish restaurant at Sidmouth's Drill Hall looks set to pass an important milestone early next month.

A drop-in session in Newton Poppleford, offering help with computers, laptops and smartphones, has been described as 'a great success'.

A project to improve Sidmouth's sea defences and safeguard businesses and properties in the town has received a funding boost.

Sidmouth is in the running for a national Britain in Bloom award in 2020.

As work to progress the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan continues, temporary glass splash defence test panels have been installed on the existing sea wall.

A proposed public amphitheatre in Sidmouth, which would double up as an flood prevention measure, has moved a step closer to becoming a reality.

Some ornamental tree species have been planted at the Bowd by Sidmouth Arboretum.

Ottery could take ownership of its Christmas illuminations if a working party exploring the option gives it the green light.

A 65-year-old Sidmouth man, who fell from the harbour wall at Lyme Regis, was rescued by two paddle boarders.

An Exmouth district councillor has left the ruling Independent Group, saying the cabinet's decision to vote against saving Seaton Hospital was 'the final straw'.

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