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East Devon digs deep for dogs
TAILS are wagging at Dogs Trust after East Devon District Council presented the charity with a cheque for A 1,100. It has run prize draws and tombolas in aid of the Trust with over 100 prizes donated by local businesses.
Wed May 22, 2013
Axminster Heritage Centre plans delayed
Thomas Whitty House was bought last May by Axminster Heritage Ltd with plans to turn it into an interactive visitor attraction, highlighting the history of the town.
Mon May 20, 2013
Woman trapped after Colyford crash
Firefighters were called to release a woman trapped in a car which collided with a tree on the A3052 at Colyford on Saturday evening.
Wed May 15, 2013
Former Axminster woman's death was "misadventure"
A former Axminster woman who was found dead on farmland following a two-day search had been suffering from dementia, an inquest was told.
Tue May 14, 2013
East Devon dates for your diary
The Amycrofters will be providing the music for a barn dance which is being run in aid of Axminster Community Primary School.
Thieves target Axminster charity shop
They gained entry to the store run by ARC, the bereavement counselling service, in Chard Street, by forcing open a rear door.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bus 'chaos' predicted for A35 closure
THERE will be no buses during the day during the road works which are shutting the A35 between Bridport and Axminster next week - a week that coincides with the start of GCSEs.
Pavement message to combat dog mess
Warnings to be painted on East Devon streets telling irresponsible dog owners to clear up after their pet - or face being collared A new get-tough initiative will see official warnings painted on pavements telling people to clear up after their pets - or face being collared.
Uplifting news brought campaigner comfort on his death bed.
A TIRELESS campaigner, who found out he had just weeks to live, was 'thrilled' to learn on his deathbed that some of his hard work was to come to fruition.
Fri May 03, 2013
New chairman for Lyme Panto Society
Lyme Regis Pantomime Society devotee Beverley Rattenbury is the group's new chairman.
Thu May 02, 2013
Kilmington pensioner rescued by firefighters
Fire crews were called to free an elderly man who was trapped in a house at The Street in Kilmington late last night .
Wed May 01, 2013
Talented musician joins Axminster Catenians
After the dinner, Cafod Diocesan Manager, Simon Giarchi, gave a presentation on their work, and in particular highlighted the success of the Give Water appeal which was the Catenians international charity during their centenary year, raising a quarter of a million pounds.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
East Devon goes to the polls
Candidates will be contesting seats in all four local divisions - Axminster, Seaton Coastal, Honiton St Paul's and Honiton St Michael's. The three main political parties are fighting in all the wards and the United Kingdom Independent Party is represented in three.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Western Morning News published Man injured as blaze destroys thatched cottage
A total of 17 fire engines plus command units and aerial ladders were summoned to fight two major blazes which broke out in thatched roofs within a few hours of each other.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
This Is Somerset
Main image for Huge fire engulfs another thatched roof in Somerset
Eight fire crews from two counties are fighting the blaze at Wadeford, near Combe St Nicholas, after it broke out shortly before 6pm.