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From Tuesday, 30/Sep/2014 onwards
THE retention of in-patient hospital beds for the Axe Valley will come down to a fight between Axminster and Seaton.
SUCCESSFUL efforts to save Honiton’s “vital” youth centre building can set an example to other communities fighting public service cutbacks across East Devon, according to project leaders.
A ROW has broken out between two senior councillors over the future development of Ottery, following disagreement about the town’s ability to cope with additional housing.
MILLIONS of pounds worth of funding for highway maintenance is to be slashed from county council budgets this winter – and Sidmouth residents will be asked to pick up the extra work for restocking grit bins and a raft of other jobs.
CONTROVERSIAL plans for 20 houses on a greenfield site and known flood plane in Colyton have been turned down by the district council.
THE impact of “mass people power” is the only thing that can save in-patient beds at Ottery Hospital, according to a senior councillor.
Positive Development For Everyone In Seaton has delivered a 900-plus strong petition to East Devon District Council (EDDC).
OTTERY’S former social services building at St Saviours is being considered as a potential site for a new multi-purpose community ‘hub’, and could provide much-needed space for services threatened by local authority cutbacks.
n A brand new logo and brand image for Seaton was unveiled this month when the Town Development Team handed over a new scroll to Seaton town crier David Craner.
Flamingo Pool manager Steve Buxton reported a very positive year, taking into consideration the continuing financial climate, during the pool’s annual general meeting.
THE former Woolworths building in Seaton sold for £285,000 last week, far exceeding the guide price of £225,000 to £250,000.
THOUSANDS of households and businesses in Ottery are set to benefit from high-speed broadband, after engineers completed work to connect the town last week.
CRIME is continuing to fall in Honiton with figures showing a downward trend in offences over the last six months, according to police statistics.
Groups and organisations from all corners of Sidmouth held a range of events on all things science as part of the town’s third science festival recently.
THE?Mayor of Colyford, Councillor Howard West, has said “someone will be killed” if drivers continue to park on a grass verge outside the village’s butchers’ shop.
Police have promised increased patrols in parts of Axminster after a 15-year-old girl was assaulted on the pathway running from Foxhill and Long Ragg Court.
TRADERS will be offered a one-off deal this winter, in a bid to revive Ottery’s struggling street market.
TWO youngsters from the Axe Air Explorer Scout Unit based in Beer have earned themselves a dream trip to the Far East.
HUNDREDS of people lined the streets of Ottery on Saturday to see the return of the town’s carnival procession, after last year’s event was scuppered by severe weather.
BEER author, poet and bee-keeper Rowland Molony has brought out a book giving an insight into his hobby as a producer of what he describes as ‘molten gold’, writes KEVIN?FAHEY.
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