Will you be gyming or sipping drinks while enjoying stunning seaside views at Exmouth?

LED Leisure reopens: Will you be gyming or sipping drinks while enjoying stunning seaside views at Exmouth?

It is now just a question of what you do first, as you can also now enjoy drinks while overlooking Exmouth's stunning seafront, following the reopening of the Queen's Drive Ocean Beach Shack.

LED Leisure is pleased to be easing out of lockdown and has been welcoming people back across East Devon.

As of Monday, 12 April, this is what is available for you to do at all LED...

Builders merchant encouraging businesses to support Exmouth mental health organisation

The Exmouth branch of RGB Building Supplies is delighted to support local organisation RV.ONE’s fundraising efforts and is calling on other local businesses to do the same.

RV.ONE is a new organisation that provides free mental health rehabilitation through functional fitness, creativity and adventure. It currently has two teams – one all-male and one all-female – who are training to...

Exmouth Queen’s Drive: Work to turn former temporary car park into public space begins

Exmouth Queen’s Drive: Work to turn former temporary car park into public space begins

Work to turn a former temporary car park site at Exmouth into a public space for fitness classes has now begun.

It comes following a recommendation by the Queen’s Drive Delivery Group to return the site to a public amenity space, complimenting other temporary uses until a new permanent use is agreed for the site.

The groundworks started last week to remove previous...

RNLI lifeguards to provide Easter cover on Exmouth beach

RNLI lifeguards to provide Easter patrols on Exmouth beach

On the request of East Devon District Council, for the first time this year, the RNLI will provide lifeguard cover on Exmouth beach over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April).

The lifesaving charity has been working with partners behind the scenes through the challenges of lockdown, to recruit, train and prepare their lifeguards for what is expected to be...

Tidal defence, Exmouth

Construction of the Exmouth Tidal Defence Scheme to recommence in January

Construction work on the Exmouth Tidal Defence began in June 2019. The Environment Agency’s schedule included a pause in construction to re-open roads and clear visible construction for the busy summer and autumn tourist season. The Environment Agency and East Devon District Council have now confirmed that work will restart in January and includes:

  • Strengthening the lower
  • ...

New nature training grants for Exmouth residents

Small grants are available for training to help wildlife or nature projects in the town. Grants of up to £150 will help Exmouth residents meet the costs of specialist training courses to help them develop and deliver action for wildlife in Exmouth.

East Devon District Council, through its Wild Exmouth project, is administering this new grant fund to help Exmouth residents cover the...

Sideshore, Exmouth

‘Sideshore’ Exmouth’s new watersports centre launches website to guide visitors

Sideshore, Exmouth’s exciting new watersports centre has today announced the launch of its new website showcasing the exhilarating activities available at the centre, both on and off the water.

From kitesurfing, to stand up paddleboarding (SUP), the new watersports centre will not just provide ocean and beach-based activities, but also cater to those looking to dine for breakfast,...

Michael Caines

Michael Caines to open beach bar and restaurant in Exmouth

Michael Caines has unveiled plans to open Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant alongside Sylvain Peltier and Michael’s Café Patisserie Glacerie as part of the Exmouth seafront regeneration project. With sweeping views across the coastline, the launch will be a landmark opening for the Michael Caines Collection as they open a casual bar complete with resident weekend DJs, first floor destination...

Devon's Best Churchyard 2020 winner's plaque in the churchyard at Northam

Northam named Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2020

Local countryside and conservation charity Devon CPRE is delighted to announce that St Margaret’s Church at Northam is the Winner of this year’s Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition. At the weekend a sustainable oak plaque and a cheque for £200 was awarded to representatives of the community of volunteers who help maintain this beautifully biodiverse churchyard on the north Devon coast....

Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Inspiring new events to explore nature this autumn

Following the successful launch of their new Creative Cabin in Exmouth, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) and Wild East Devon are gearing up for a packed programme of events this autumn.

The cabin – an innovative, creative space to explore art, culture and nature- travelled to Exmouth over the bank holiday for its first outing. The team offered three days of fun-packed art activities to...