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Planning proposals for new district heating network in East Devon

Authored by News Desk

A local development order (LDO) is being proposed for district heating networks in the area to the east of Exeter, in and around the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone.

The LDO is a way for East Devon District Council, as the Local Planning Authority, to put in place a simplified planning system by granting planning consent for development as specified. LDOs encourage economic...

Have your say on East Devon’s Public Spaces Protection Orders for dogs, seagulls and anti-social behaviour

Authored by News Desk

East Devon District Council is proposing to extend its three existing Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), which it made in May 2017. The PSPOs largely incorporated existing controls relating to dogs.

Each order has a life span of three years, which is due to expire shortly. So the council is proposing to extend the existing orders for a further three years and at the same time...

Green light for changes on East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths

Authored by Mary

Recommendations for access changes on East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths, also known as Woodbury Common, were given the seal of approval by the South East Devon Habitat Regulations Executive Committee (SEDHREC) this week.

Following the publication of an advisory report commissioned by East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust (EDPHCT) and SEDHREC, a public consultation was held...

What sporting activities would you spend £16,800 on in Aylesbeare?

Authored by Mary

Aylesbeare’s residents, voluntary groups and other organisations are being asked for their ideas on how to spend £16,800 on outdoor sports facilities in the parish.

East Devon District and Aylesbeare Parish Councils are inviting everyone in the village to send in their ideas on how to spend the money.

The funds – Section 106 money - have been collected by East Devon District...

Inaugural exhibition for Open Arms East Devon at THG

Authored by News Desk

Open Arms East Devon, the Honiton-based mental health group are launching their first ever exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton.

This thought-provoking exhibition will feature work created by members of Open Arms in their weekly art sessions. It includes painting, clay masks, prints, ceramics and sculptures.

Open Arms East Devon is a group founded by Garry...

New look for South Devon tourism

Authored by ewandavy

Visit South Devon has today unveiled a new look brand and refreshed website for tourism in South Devon, embracing tourism businesses and destinations across East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge and South Hams. Created following its merger with Heart of Devon, the new brand, developed by Exeter brand agency, ‘Believe in’, is designed to create an evocative link between the shores and countryside...

Police appeal for witnesses following serious collision in Beer

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in East Devon involving a motor home and a group of pedestrians.

The collision occurred at 11.07am on Tuesday 9 July at the junction of Common Lane and Fore Street in Beer, East Devon.

Weather and road conditions at the time of the RTC were believed to be good.

The vehicle involved was a...

Woman dies after road traffic collision in Feniton

Authored by Matthew Vizard

At around 9.39pm on Thursday 18 April, a two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on an unclassified road on the approaches to the village of Feniton in East Devon.

The two vehicles involved were travelling in opposite directions.

One of the vehicles, a Renault Megane appears to have lost control and collided with the other, a Fiat Punto.

A woman front seat passenger...