If you’re planning a staycation this Summer or just heading out along the glorious Devon coast, then there is no better way to see the sights, than from the top deck of the Stagecoach Big Beach Bus, starting again from 26th July 2020.
Feel the refreshing breeze from across the English Channel while you take in a fantastic scenic route from Exmouth to Sandy Bay, in what has been described as a ‘not-to-be-missed experience’. A real treat for the whole family, this unique view of the East Devon coast line will be a memorable trip in your Devon holiday.
The seven remaining East Devon District Council gardens which have been closed since the coronavirus lockdown will reopen from tomorrow. (Wednesday May 13)
The decision has been reviewed following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday where new measures for exercise were introduced. Although the gardens will reopen, the council is reiterating that the strict social distancing measures must be followed by everyone.
Last month, the council reopened the majority of the district’s large or easy to access park sites after they were closed due to the lockdown measures...
Patients from across the South West Peninsula (Cornwall, Devon and Somerset) are being enrolled into the firstclinical trial of potential COVID-19 treatments to take place in GP practices.
The nationally coordinated PRINCIPLE (Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 in older pePLE) trial, led by the University of Oxford, has seen the first participants recruited regionally and many more sites are opening to deliver the trial. There are currently thirteen General Practices in the region with the site open for recruitment and a further 61 that have expressed an...
At a dinner and dance which in masonic circles is known as a ladies night was held just before the coronavirus stopped us all meeting up in public, Per Mare Per Terram Lodge, the Royal Marine Lodge that meets in Exmouth raised £500 in aid of the Devonshire Blood Bikes, also called the Devon Freewheelers.
The Families and friends were entertained in the Sergeant’s Mess at the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre in Lympstone, a building full of Royal Marine history and historical artefacts, somewhere normally inaccessible to non-military personnel, all those present agreed that...
Saturday 4 July 2020 will be a BIG day in Exmouth for local charity Hospiscare.
This much-loved event returns to Exmouth in the summer with two brand new routes and a new venue.
This women’s walking event offers a scenic 6.5 mile walk or a more challenging 13.1 mile route, both of which take in stunning views along Exmouth seafront and the picturesque estuary. Participants will be entertained along the way and rewarded with a glass of pink fizz at the finish.
Tutus, beach hats and flower leis are encouraged as this year’s theme is beach party with Twilight’s iconic...
An Exmouth-based charity which supports veterans and the serving military is the latest recipient of a charity donation from Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.
Rock2Recovery has received £1,000 from the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes Community Fund – with the generous donation being used to provide help and support to veterans, serving personnel and their families when they are at their most vulnerable.
The scheme forms part of the five-star housebuilders pledge to strengthen its ties with the areas in which it is building new homes, and has fast become established...
Congratulations go to Sarah Balsdon, one of our Exmouth based trainee accountants, who came joint first in the country in her latest ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales) Professional Level ACA qualification exam ‘Tax Compliance’ with a remarkable pass mark of 96%!
Competition for the annual award was fierce and Sarah, who is in her 2nd year of training to become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, was up against students from accounting firms of all sizes and from all corners of the country, including the top national accounting firms.
Exmouth’s Redgates play area has been given a new lease of life following £100,000 worth of improvements and children from the town are loving it!
East Devon District Councillors today (16 January 2020) celebrated the opening of the newly refurbished Redgates play area in Exmouth, which has been given a new lease of life following £100,000 worth of improvements.
East Devon District Council has funded the new equipment from its capital budget to replace the old play equipment which had been there for more than 30 years.
The CONNexIONS service updated and replaced the service 56 in October 2018. Between then and October last year, the service has been used by over 220,000 passengers. That’s up from almost 165,000 on service 56 in the previous year – an increase of over 33%.
Stagecoach South West, Devon County Council and East Devon District Council have worked in partnership to establish the CONNexIONS service.
Funding from Devon County Council and East Devon District Council, via the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone, has helped improve the route between Exeter St David’s, the City...