Sidmouth’s oldest civic society is set to acquire one of the town’s nature reserves after the district council announced it would be disposing of it.
An ‘Ottery Lottery’ could be set up in the town, giving residents a chance to win thousands of pounds while also raising repair funds for the town’s roads.
More than £700,000 of overpaid housing benefits has been reclaimed from residents from East Devon in just seven months.
Almost 1,000 new homes could be built on derelict or previously used land in East Devon, according to greenbelt campaigners
A homeless man in Sidmouth has been issued with a formal warning in a bid to crack down on antisocial behaviour.
East Devon District Council is urging residents to register to vote ahead of the upcoming town, parish and district council elections
West Hill Wasps Junior Football Club has been given a grant for new moveable goals.
Ottery Help Scheme has been given £13,200 of funding to set up a Dementia Action Alliance.
East Devon District Council has written to the housing minister Kit Malthouse, calling on the Government to fulfil its pledge to streamline the complaints system
Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez says there will be an extra 85 officers by the end of 2020
Executives behind a plan for a regional South West bank have been quizzed about its values, provisions and potential branch locations.
Thriving, popular venues provide a range of entertainment and give local drama groups a place to perform
Sidmouth cemetery could expand as part of a review into burial plots in the district.
More than a quarter of people of the nearly 4,000 residents on the social housing list in East Devon have said they’re under threat of losing their home.
There has been a further setback for Ottery Hospital as supporters will have to wait more than a year to reapply for a status that could give the community the option to purchase it.
A popular seafood restaurant is set to take over and transform a redundant Sidmouth seafront site.
Children’s health is at risk as dog fouling has increased around Ottery St Mary Primary School, the town council has warned.
A drive has been launched ahead of the upcoming election to get new blood into Sidmouth Town Council.
An updated application to build a roadside service station featuring a McDonalds drive-through near Ottery is expected to be submitted soon.
A popular tattoo studio looks set to expand into a second premises, if plans are approved.
A Sidmouth resident is calling on a community campaign to stamp out littering and dog fouling across the Sid Valley.
Prospective candidates can learn about what it takes to become a councillor ahead of this May’s district council elections.
The amount of money residents pay towards the work of East Devon District Council (EDDC) is set to increase.
A popular seafood restaurant has announced it is the running to take over the Drill Hall.
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A new parking area has been built to help relieve pressure for Sidford residents.
Sidmouth’s Drill Hall looks set to become a restaurant, after the first details of the bids to take it on were revealed.
It is miraculous no one has been hurt according to an Ottery resident amid fears that kerb-mounting buses could cause serious damage.
A public meeting has been called to find ways to maintain Sidmouth’s ‘vibrant economy’ in the wake of recent bank closures.
The head of Sidmouth College says its proposed new classroom block will ‘make all the difference’ after it was backed by planning officers this week.
An application on the site of the former Salston Manor Hotel, for 16 new houses built, has not received backing from Ottery Town Council.
A motion to recognise the importance of climate change and support young people’s calls for immediate action has been blocked by council bosses.
Planning permission has been approved for a new state of the art classroom block at Sidmouth College.
Permission to convert three barns into nine one-bedroom units has been refused.
A cash injection of £300,000 to boost tourism in Sidmouth is set to be released, prompting discussions on how it should be spent.
No affordable housing would be included if a new application gets the go ahead to build 16 houses on the former Salston Manor hotel site.
Council chiefs have been rebuked following the sale of public assets at the former Knowle HQ in Sidmouth.
A pool of water collecting on Sidmouth beach has split opinion, with some slamming it as an eyesore and others claiming it adds to nature.
Any new homes built in the Sid Valley would not be allowed to be used as a ‘second home’ if the area’s Neighbourhood Plan is approved.
Rubbish dumped less than half a mile away from Sidmouth recycling centre has been called a ‘thoughtless criminal act’.
A trio of bids have been submitted to transform Sidmouth’s Drill Hall following a market consultation period.
Cliff safety work will begin in Sidmouth at the end of the month to stabilise areas of Jacobs Ladder.
An application to build a new house with its own access has been labelled ‘unacceptable’ by civic leaders for the third time.
An appeal challenging the decision to chuck out plans to build a multi-million pound Sidford Business Park has been lodged.
There’s just under a month left to have your say on the Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan (SVNP), and help guide development in the area.
An indoor sports stadium and concert arena with a capacity for 20,000 people could be built in the Greater Exeter area.
A small fleet of ‘robot’ lawnmowers could soon be cutting sites in Sidmouth as part of a futuristic trial by East Devon District Council (EDDC).
Altered plans to build eight apartments, instead of 10, in Sidmouth’s town centre have won the town council’s backing - despite claims the original design was ‘far superior’.
Community groups and not-for-profit organisations in East Devon can apply for a share of a £50,000 kitty after a pilot new scheme was launched.
A swimming platform, funds for a town wish list and a young person’s mental health scheme are among the projects that will be funded by Sidmouth Town Council (STC) this year.