Blue Flag Awards 2022: Exmouth, Seaton and Sidmouth boast some of Britain’s nicest beaches

Exmouth, Sidmouth and Seaton have been named as having some of the nicest beaches in the UK.

This is the first year Seaton has won the prestigious Blue Flag Award, joining the growing list of jewels in East Devon’s crown.

Exmouth has now won the accolade for the fourth year in a row while this is the third year for Sidmouth.

The three towns were among 151 locations...

Police appeal after two men assaulted in Exmouth

Police investigating reports of an assault on two men in Exmouth on Sunday 10 April are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers were called to reports of an altercation involving four men in Imperial Road, between 2.40am and 2.55am.

A man in his 20s sustained head and facial injuries which required treatment in hospital. A second man was less seriously injured...

Emmerdale star to head to Exmouth for this year's Christmas Pantomime

It may only be May however the stars of this year's Exmouth Pavilion pantomime have now been confirmed.

Exmouth Pavilion have once again teamed up with north west pantomime company Trio Entertainment to bring the much loved traditional story of "Peter Pan" this Christmas.

Peter Pan will feature Emmerdale star Peter Amory who is best known for his role as Chris Tate in the...

Freemasons donate £1,000 to Hospiscare in Exmouth

This year the Freemasons, as part of their annual support of Hospices throughout the country Assistant Provincial Grand Master of Devonshire Andrew Vodden together with Reuben Ayres their charity steward presented a certificate denoting the £1,000 given by the Devonshire Freemasons and the Masonic Charitable Foundation to Toni Hiscock of High View Gardens Hospiscare in Exmouth.


Exmouth's Queens Drive Space gets £20k revamp

A big tidy up of Exmouth’s Queens Drive space, costing more than £20,000, has been completed with the area now reopen to the public.

Tourists and local residents alike will be able to sip drinks and eat delicious food, provided by local traders, throughout the day and evening in the newly revamped area.

Contractors, appointed by East Devon District Council's (EDDC) property...

Mental health support charity to receive funding boost

A mental health charity based in Exmouth in Devon is receiving a £1,000 funding boost thanks to regional housebuilder Persimmon Homes South West.

Heads Up Mental Health Awareness CIC applied for the donation from the Persimmon Homes Community Champions scheme, which was created to financially assist regional charities, organisations and good causes.

Paula Baker from Heads Up...

Abbeyfield Trustees retire after combined 80 years’ service

Three Trustees from the Abbeyfield Exmouth Society have made the decision to retire from their roles after a combined incredible 80 years of service to the organisation.

The Abbeyfield Exmouth Society, a member of The Abbeyfield Society, is the charity that manages Harding House, a sheltered housing complex for 13 older people in Littleham. As with all charities, it is run by a Board...

Food to be sold past best before date in Devon

Convenience stores in Crediton, Exeter and Exmouth will be selling selected products past their ‘best before' date as it relates to quality, not the safety of the product.

With the aim of keeping more food in the human food chain, Southern Co-op has expanded its Reducing Our Foodprint initiative with products being reduced to just 20p.

Now available in more than 100 Co-...

New year, new you: explore local nature walks from Exmouth GP surgeries

Exmouth residents can make a healthy new start to 2022 by getting outdoors and enjoying nature thanks to the launch of three new Green Health Route guides.

Each guide details two nature walks of different lengths, starting from the front door of the five surgeries in Exmouth: Imperial, Haldon, Claremont, Rolle and Raleigh .

The Green Health Route guides have been developed...

New film installations to launch in Honiton and Exmouth

This January, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) presents two immersive film installations by international artist Mikhail Karikis.

Children of Unquiet, 2014 and SeaWomen, 2012 share the experience of two very different communities: fisherwomen from the 'haenyeo' community on Jeju island, Korea, and children brought up by the geothermal powerplant in Devil’s Valley, Tuscany.