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Flood prevention work in Willhay Lane has been delayed by about six months. The bad news was confirmed when Axminster Town Council met on Monday of last week One year ago, Devon County Council announced that a hydraulic model of River Axe would be produced to provide the required information to design a suitably-sized culvert/bridge opening in ... (more)
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Ottery residents fighting to secure a future for the town's threatened library service have warned that time is running out, and this week called for the local community to help generate ideas for ways the facility could be maintained in the long term.
Axminster Beer, Cider and Music Festival smashed its target by some margin. The festival is held to raise money for the town's tourist information, and organisers had hoped to make up to A 7,000 this year.
Axminster Mayor Jeremy Walden has questioned whether Highway Agency plans to improve the A35 Hunters Lodge junction will satisfy campaigners calling for the junction to be made safer.
Axminster Beer, Cider and Music Festival organisers are cautiously optimistic that Saturday's showpiece broke both attendance and profit records.
East Devon District Council development worker Victoria Robinson, who planned the event, said: "The aim of the day is to provide activities for the young people of the estate and their families, to try to increase community cohesion and reduce anti-social behaviour."
Midweek Herald reporter Katy Griffin with Hospiscare events fundraiser Celia Wilkinson.
Firefighters from Chard and Axminster attended the incident and on arrival they found a kitchen fire believed to be out.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:15 am
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