Cranbrook’s second expansion area gets the go ahead

East Devon District Council (EDDC) has granted planning permission for the second of four expansion areas at Cranbrook.

The expansion at Treasbeare closely follows the permission issued in April for the Cobdens area . Together they will bring forward more than half of the town’s planned growth.

This planning permission will enable the development of up to 1035 homes, 5...

Live and Move’s Local Active Lives survey 2024

Residents in Cranbrook are being asked to take part in a survey which aims to find out how much physical activity they do each week.

The survey, developed by the Sport England supported Move More Cranbrook programme, takes place each year to measure whether efforts to make it easier for families to be more active in Cranbrook, are working.

Everybody in Cranbrook is eligible...

Taylor Wimpey shows support to Easter event in Cranbrook

National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey helped make Easter special for Cranbrook residents this year after donating chocolate Easter eggs towards a family-fun event.

Annie’s Balloons and Bouncy Castles , an event organiser based in Exeter, put together the Cranbrook Easter Fun Day event which took place on 1st April at the Younghayes Centre. The event welcomed residents from Cranbrook...

Town Council to expand sports offering after developer donation

One of the developers behind the Cranbrook expansion has made a donation the Town Council’s efforts to improve sporting facilities in the area.

As part of its Community Champions scheme, Persimmon Homes South West handed over the £1,500 cheque, which will help fund equipment and widen access to sports in the East Devon town.

Prior to the construction of the sports pavilion,...

Cranbrook calls for volunteers

An exciting series of events is being planned in Cranbrook this year with the aim of supporting residents to be more active and helping the town to celebrate its 13-year anniversary.

The events are being planned by Move More Cranbrook, the Sport England supported programme that aims to help residents in the town to lead more active lives.

And following the success of events...

Residents guide Cranbrook’s new town centre

More than 1500 local people shared their views on how Cranbrook’s new town centre should look in a recent public consultation.

Cllr Paul Arnott, Leader of East Devon District Council and Chair of the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone , said: "My heartfelt thanks go to everyone who joined in conversations about the future of Cranbrook. This is a crucial phase in the development of...

East Devon's Ukrainian community marks Independence Day

On Thursday, 24 August, more than 180 Ukrainian guests, hosts, family members and friends attended an event marking Ukraine's 32nd Independence Day in Cranbrook.

Attendees sung Ukraine's national anthem and enjoyed Ukrainian food, live music, and craft workshops. Many guests wore traditional Ukrainian attire, competing to win the best national embroidered dress contest.


Qualified Nordic walking instructor offers free courses through funding from ‘Move More Cranbrook’ grants

Exeter-based Nordic Walking instructor, Sue Holden is offering free training sessions together with a set of poles on loan for residents of Cranbrook. The courses in this accessible form of walking are being funded by ‘Move More Cranbrook’ grants scheme, supported by Live & Move.

A qualified INWA Nordic Walking Instructor through British Nordic Walking, Sue started her business ‘...

Meet T-Rex and join families planting trees for the planet

Help plant trees for nature and to make our neighbourhoods green, as a climate-friendly force for good. You can meet a 4-metre high T-Rex called Rexy too!

East Devon District Council (EDDC) has joined forces with Clyst Valley farmer, Henry Gent, to create a new woodland.

On Saturday 11th February, everyone is invited to help plant a variety of trees and shrubs just east of Minerva...

Stagecoach launch new bus service from Exeter to Cranbrook

Local bus operator Stagecoach South West have launched a brand new cross city connection in the form of Routes 4 and 4A. Buses connect Honiton Road Park and Ride with St David’s Station via Exeter City Centre up to every 10 minutes throughout the day, and onto Cranbrook up to every 20 minutes. Brand new service, 4A also now serves Exeter Airport every 20 minutes throughout the week.