East Devon District Council

Time is running out to have your say on East Devon’s public toilet review

Hundreds of people have already shared their views on what should happen to East Devon’s public toilets.

Residents, businesses and town and parish councils, visitors and others have just one month left to have their say on how £3millon should be spent on upgrading a number of the facilities to help lower running costs in years to come for tax payers.

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Free crowdfunding workshops available for community and voluntary groups in East Devon

More free crowdfunding workshops are being offered by East Devon District Council to help community and voluntary groups and other not for profit organisations across East Devon access over £50,000 of funding

So far East Devon District Council has funded ten community projects through Crowdfunder, giving out a total of over £49,000 in grants.

Crowdfunding enables community...

East Devon propose £40m investment fund for Cranbrook as town centre moves a step closer

A special meeting of East Devon District Council’s Cabinet focused solely on Cranbrook has considered a package of investments to support the ongoing development of the district’s newest town. This included recommending that a £40m investment fund is set up to provide much-needed facilities. Before the proposals can be taken forward, they will need to be reviewed and supported by full Council...

Launch of Veitch ‘plant hunters’ Devon guide

East Devon District Council launched a new, free publication called “The ‘plant hunters’ guide to the Devon Veitch Legacy” at the Devon County Show on Friday. A handbook for finding native, international, ancient and exotic trees in Devon, particularly in East Devon. The publication is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The book was launched from the St Bridget Nurseries...

Summer Holiday Club is back!

Wild East Devon's adventurous summer holiday club is now open for bookings.

Based at Seaton Wetlands, the holiday club for 7-11 year olds runs for 2 separate weeks in August. Week one takes place from 2nd to 6th August. Week two takes place from 16th to 20th August. It costs £35 per day or if you book for a whole week, there's a 15% discount.

Find out how to book .


EDDC awards over £45,000 to projects helping residents in food poverty

Thirty-one very worthy projects have so far been funded by East Devon District Council’s Coronavirus Community Food Fund, giving out a total of over £45,000. This fund provides grants for any projects related to providing food to residents of East Devon who are in food poverty during the Coronavirus situation.

One of the latest projects to receive £2,000 from the Coronavirus...

Is this a permanent thing in your shops now?

Exmouth to get new free-to-use car park

Works to create a brand new free-to-use Exmouth car park will begin on Monday, 21 June.

East Devon District Council (EDDC) will be creating the 12-space parking area in Phear Park.

The authority will also be resurfacing the area’s access road, from Withycombe Road to the Rifle and Pistol Club.

The access road has been in a deteriorating condition for several years,...

Flying the Flag for Pride Month

East Devon District Council (EDDC) is proud to fly the Pride Flag this month at its Blackdown House headquarters in Honiton.

At its Full Council meeting in August 2020 , the Council agreed to fly the Pride Flag outside of Blackdown House throughout Pride Month (June) every year to help combat bi-phobia and homophobia in the local community.

Councillor Joe Whibley , East...

Honiton TRIP receives funding boost from East Devon District Council and Devon County Council

A popular East Devon community project based in Honiton will receive nearly £7,500 from East Devon District Council, and £5,000 from Devon County Council in a crowdfunding campaign worth more than £20,000.

TRIP has spent many years working in East Devon’s communities, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation with services such as transport and befriending. Prior to the covid...

Trinity Councillor Ian Thomas has been elected as the new Chair of East Devon District Council

Trinity Councillor Ian Thomas elected as East Devon District Council’s new chair

Trinity Councillor Ian Thomas has been elected as the new Chair of East Devon District Council (EDDC).

Cllr Thomas, who is an Independent councillor, was elected following a vote at EDDC’s annual council meeting on Tuesday, May 25.

Cllr Val Ranger was also elected as the vice chair and Cllr Paul Arnott will continue as the leader of the Council.

After accepting the...