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Taylor Wimpey submits detailed plans for new Cullompton development

Taylor Wimpey Exeter has submitted a reserved matters planning application for its new development in Cullompton following a second public consultation.

Culm Valley Park will comprise 105 homes, of which 30 will be provided for rent through the local authority. The development will include a new nature trail park for the community, with around 40% of the total site offering open...

Lottery Win for Cullompton Neighbours

Four people in Cullompton have received some good news today – they’ve each scooped a cash prize of £1,000 thanks to their postcode.

The Pear Drive neighbours landed the windfall when EX15 2QS was announced as a People’s Postcode Lottery winner on Friday 15th May.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson sent his congratulations and said:

“I’m thrilled for...

Millie, 19, signs up to help vulnerable

Nineteen-year old student Millie Doodson is one of more than 1,300 people who have answered the call to help support Devon’s most vulnerable.

Since an urgent appeal was launched earlier this month people of all ages and backgrounds including lawyers, students, hairdressers, engineers and retired soldiers have registered to become Healthcare Assistants.

At a time when...

South West Water fined £300,000 for polluting Devon stream

South West Water has been ordered to pay over £300,000 in fines and costs after polluting a Devon watercourse in a case brought by the Environment Agency.

Plymouth Crown Court heard how a combination of equipment failure and poor management on the part of South West Water led to poorly treated sewage entering the Craddock stream, downstream from its Ashill Sewage Treatment Works, near...

Boy airlifted to hospital with severe burns after barbecue blast

A 15-year-old boy has suffered severe burns after a barbecue explosion at a house near Clayhidon, Cullompton yesterday evening (Wednesday 21 August).

Ambulance control contacted the local fire service requesting assistance at the incident and appliances from Wellington and Taunton were mobilised to investigate. After further information, the Wellington appliance continued to the...

Elderly man rescued after living room fire in Cullompton

An elderly man has been rescued from a property in Shortlands Road, Cullompton early this morning (Sunday 12 May) after a fire in his living room.

Fire and Rescue services report that three fire engines from Cullompton, Exeter Middlemoor and Tiverton were dispatched after a call was received from a neighbour describing alarms sounding and a smell of smoke. The neighbour stated she...