Five East Devon beaches win national awards

Beer, Exmouth, Seaton, and Sidmouth Town beach have met the high standard required to be awarded the Blue Flag and Seaside Award, with Budleigh Salterton also receiving a Seaside Award.

Exmouth has now achieved Blue Flag status for six years in a row, while this is the fifth year for Sidmouth, the third for Seaton, and the second for Beer.

Councillor Geoff Jung, East Devon...

Pirate-themed play park opened in Beer

Beer children can now embark on pirate adventures, sailing the seven seas, thanks to a brand-new seafront play park.

Kompan finished works to completely replace the old park at Jubilee, which was no longer fit for purpose, after just five short weeks.

The design includes a large play ship with multiple activities, themed surfacing graphics of a beach, the sea and marine...

Work on 5 new play parks across East Devon to begin soon

New swings, climbing frames and slides are just some of the classics being installed in five brand new play parks across East Devon.

The old parks, in Budleigh, Beer, Exmouth and Honiton, will be completed replaced as part of a £400k district-wide revamp by East Devon District Council (EDDC).

To give children a sneak peek of what they are in for, EDDC has released artists’...

Salcombe Brewery Co. celebrates double win at World Beer Awards

Salcombe Brewery Co. is celebrating a double win for its Island Street Porter at the 2023 World Beer Awards. Not only did it win a gold in the porter category, but it was crowned overall ‘Country Winner’ too, meaning that they judged it to be the best porter in the country.

Jordan Mace, Salcombe Brewery’s Managing Director, comments: “We are thrilled with these new accolades for Island...

Peco unveils recently renovated railway modelling exhibition

One of Devon’s most popular tourist attractions, Pecorama, is celebrating the opening of its recently renovated railway modelling exhibition, owned and curated by PECO, on the birthday anniversary of its late founder, Sydney Pritchard.

Pecorama and its parent company PECO Model Railways, are commemorating the occasion with a company timeline that marks and documents all of the...

Salcombe Brewery Co. Partners with Too Good To Go and Donates Funds to The Seahorse Trust

Salcombe Brewery Co. is delighted to reveal that it has partnered with Too Good to Go to help reduce its waste and just donated over £1000 to The Seahorse Trust, which has been raised through a five pence donation for every bottle sold of its Seahorse beer. These announcements have been made as Salcombe Brewery Co embarks on its journey to B Corp status.

Jordan Mace, Managing Director...


Salcombe Brewery Co. celebrates gold at the European Beer Challenge and SIBA awards

Salcombe Brewery Co. is delighted that its Pilsner has been awarded a Gold Medal at the 2022 European Beer Challenge following hot on the heels of a Gold for Belgica, its small batch Belgian Pale Ale, at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Awards.

Jordan Mace, Salcombe Brewery’s Managing Director, comments: “It is a tribute to our great brew team, led by Sam Beaman, that two of...

Jordan Mace, Newly Appointed Commercial Director at Salcombe Brewery Co.

Salcombe Brewery Co appoints new commercial director

Salcombe Brewery Co. is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jordan Mace to the newly created role of Commercial Director as the company continues to expand to meet the growing market for its award-winning beers. Jordan, whose background includes experience with Barcadi Brown Forman, Fuller’s and Guy Ritchie’s brewery, joins at an exciting time for Salcombe Brewery Co. which has just...

East Devon MP launches pubs website

A dedicated website listing and promoting pubs in East Devon has been created and launched by local MP Simon Jupp.

The website address is and the site contains a map allowing users to discover some hidden gems in East Devon or simply to find out more about pubs locally. As well as detailing the location, the website also contains a description of the pub and a...

Gold winner Digital Beer Awards

Salcombe Brewery's New Speyside Barrel Aged Porter wins gold in prestigious national beer competition

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) annual Beer Awards has named Salcombe Brewery’s Speyside Island Street Porter as the best beer of its kind in Britain. SIBA’s annual competition, held digitally for the first time, attracted entries of just under 500 beers from more than 180 different breweries, into 15 beer categories.

John Tiner, founder of Salcombe Brewery, comments “This is...