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Coronation Street star returns for Exmouth Pavilion panto

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 09/01/2019 - 10:36am

It may only be August however panto bosses at Exmouth Pavilion are already working hard towards their biggest pantomime to date. This year Trio Entertainment will return to produce The fun-filled family favourite "Jack and The Beanstalk” starring Coronation Streets and Dancing On Ice star ‘Steven Arnold” best known for his role as Ashley Peacock in Coronation Street.

It was in 1996 that he made his debut in the soap and he remained there for the next 15 years. Out of all the memorable storylines he was given, the one Steven picks as his favourite is one of the first he did.

How Krispies in Exmouth became the best fish & chips shop in the UK

Authored by HarryWild
Posted: Sat, 07/20/2019 - 8:40am

Winners of Britain’s prestigious National Fish and Chip Shop Awards 2019, it’s no secret that Krispies in Exmouth is a destination fish and chip shop, attracting customers well beyond a fish and chips shop’s usual radius. Run by husband and wife duo and a cherished crew, Tim and Kelly Barnes have worked frier by frier for nearly 19 years, honing down their skill in cooking the nation’s favourite takeaway dish to perfection.

David For, Chris Fayers, Malcolm and Pam Carver outside River Exe Cafe unit

Exmouth Quay marks 28 years of regeneration

Authored by Mandy Pearse
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:10am

The transformation of a derelict docks to a thriving community were celebrated on Tuesday 12 June when Chris Fayers, Director of Exmouth Quay developers Eagle One Homes met up with the Quay’s first residents Malcolm and Pam Carver and David Foa, Owner of the River Exe Cafe who has taken up the very last commercial unit.

In 1991, the docks at Exmouth Quay were derelict and the future for this end of Exmouth seafront looked bleak. But where others saw industrial decline Chris Fayers from Eagle One saw the opportunity to create an exceptional new residential area.

A photograph of Bubble Rush

Foam-filled fun as Bubble Rush 5k comes to Exeter - and will boost charity Pete's Dragons

Authored by RedSoil PR
Posted: Mon, 06/03/2019 - 9:19am

A foam-filled 5k fun run where participants are bombarded by colourful bubbles is coming to Exeter for the first time. 

Bubble Rush will bring its frothy, family-friendly festivities to Exeter Racecourse on Saturday, June 29, and fundraisers can boost a fantastic cause.   

Pete’s Dragons, which helps hundreds of suicide bereaved families across Devon, will benefit from sponsorship cash netted by those who brave the bubbles.  

The fun run will feature four bubble stations where foam canons will be pumping out masses of coloured bubbles.

Di and Sammi Rosser on the Twilight Walk

Hospiscare's Twilight Walk: Di & Sammi Rosser's Story

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 05/18/2019 - 11:20am

In 2016, Di & Sammi Rosser took part in the Twilight Walk simply because it sounded like a fun event and they felt that Hospiscare was a charity worth supporting. They could never have imagined two years later they would be walking in memory, having placed a photo of their much loved husband and dad Jeff on their memory star and displaying it, with so many others, within the special memory tent at The Maer, Exmouth.

Council to start improvement works to Maer Road Car Park in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 05/12/2019 - 10:45pm

East Devon District Council is to commence improvement works, including resurfacing and construction of a new entrance, at Maer Road car park in Exmouth. Work will begin on Monday 13 May 2019 and is expected to last approximately six weeks.  

The car park will remain open while work takes place, with only a small area initially closed for the construction of the new entrance and for the contractor’s compound. During the resurfacing part of the works, a larger area of the car park will be closed. However, parking will be available throughout the project.  

The pink fizz is chilling in readiness for the 2019 Twilight Walk!

The pink fizz is chilling in readiness for the 2019 Twilight Walk!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:14pm

Saturday 6 July will be a BIG day in Exmouth for local charity Hospiscare. Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare will be holding their Family Fun Day at Manor Gardens from 10am – 4pm with live entertainment and lots of fun activities. Having had a great day with the whole family it will then be time for the mums, nans and aunties to don their pink tutus and bunny ears (not compulsory) and head on down to The Maer for either the Twilight Walk or 5K Fizz Run in aid of Hospiscare.

Queen’s Drive Space reopens for new season of fun!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 04/10/2019 - 2:18pm

Queen’s Drive Space in Exmouth has reopened for a new season with a top line-up of entertainment and fun planned for all the family from now until September.

The outdoor space on the seafront, created by East Devon District Council, features a Jurassic-themed play park, scrumptious food and drink stalls and an events area for live performances and big screen films and live streamed shows from theatres across the UK.

Local artist to create art installation at Exmouth Watersports Centre celebrating sustainability and nature 

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 03/30/2019 - 8:33pm

Exmouth-based artist, Anna Fitzgerald of Seadog Art has been working closely with five local schools to produce a number of larger than life paintings for the Exmouth Watersports Centre.

Creating hundreds of paintings at any one time, Anna Fitzgerald celebrates nature and wildlife through her unique and vibrant paintings.

With construction due to start on the Exmouth Watersports Centre from June 2019, Grenadier, the project developer, is keen to retain the beauty of the area throughout the build process by working with the local artist and schools to design the hoarding.

Agreement signed for new watersports centre in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 03/22/2019 - 7:22am

East Devon District Council and Grenadier Estates have today signed the agreement for the new Watersports Centre at Queen’s Drive on Exmouth seafront.

The centre will include a restaurant, public parking, communal space and a new ramp giving direct access to the beach.  Grenadier has agreed a target to complete construction by summer 2020.

East Devon is due to complete the new road and car park at Queen’s Drive by 19 June 2019 and, under the agreement, Grenadier will be required to take on the lease for the site following completion of the road and car park.