Exmouth

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.  

Cabinet finalises development terms for new watersports centre in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:51pm

East Devon District Council and Grenadier are due to sign the final part of the agreement for a new watersports centre which will include a café and restaurant, public parking, communal space and a new ramp giving direct access to the beach at Queen’s Drive on Exmouth seafront.

The district council’s Cabinet agreed (March 6) a report explaining the latest details of the agreement proposed with Grenadier. The council is on target to complete the new road and car park by June 19.

The Exmouth Amateur One Act Play Festival 2019

The 40th Exmouth Amateur Festival of One Act Plays 2019

Event Date: 
08/04/2019 - 7:30pm to 13/04/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players present the 40th Exmouth Amateur Festival of One Act Plays as part of The All England Theatre Festival 2019 (Western Division) at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth from 8th – 13th April 2019.

This year’s Festival is sponsored by The Devoncourt Resort (Exmouth). Evening performances on 8th to 12th April at 7.30pm & the final performances on 13th April at 7pm.

The Exmouth Amateur One Act Play Festival 2019 - Ticket Announcement

Exmouth One Act Play Festival 2019 - Ticket Release Announcement

Event Date: 
25/03/2019 - 9:30am to 13/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Tickets go on sale from 9.30am on Monday 25th March 2019 by calling the Ticket Line 07484 509514 only for: The 40th Exmouth Amateur Festival of One Act Plays presented by The Exmouth Players as part of The All England Theatre Festival 2019 (Western Division) at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth from 8th – 13th April 2019. This year’s Festival is sponsored by The Devoncourt Resort (Exmouth).

Exmouth Tesco colleague inspires the nation

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 02/27/2019 - 9:48am

A Tesco employee from the Tesco superstore in Exmouth is to feature on a Mother’s Day card sold across the UK to raise money for Cancer Research UK. 

Elizabeth Reynolds has had her personal story and photograph included on a card designed by Hallmark. It is hoped that the card and Elizabeth’s story will connect with and support other people affected by the disease this Mother’s Day, as well as raising vital funds for Cancer Research UK. Elizabeth’s card can now be found in all large Tesco stores. 

Pete's Dragons CEO Alison Jordan (centre) with fellow suicide liaison officers Nicky Creek and Dave Lacey.

Charity helping suicide bereaved families in Devon to expand after police and county council back Crowdfunder bid

Authored by RedSoil PR
Posted: Thu, 02/14/2019 - 1:22pm

A charity helping suicide bereaved families can reach even more people in Devon after a successful Crowdfunder campaign was supported by police and the county council.

Pete’s Dragons has smashed a £3,000 target as it bids to extend into Plymouth and South Devon – where its much-needed specialist services do not exist. 

The funding will also aid the cause, which currently has a caseload of around 300 people, in continuing its work in East, Mid and North Devon.  

Queen’s Drive Space in Exmouth granted planning permission for a further three years

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:23pm

Permission has been given to extend the temporary uses at Queen’s Drive Space, which means East Devon District Council can move forward with an exciting events programme for 2019

Police investigate robberies in Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2019 - 6:04am

Police investigating reports of two robberies in Exmouth are appealing for witnesses and information.

The first incident was reported to police at around 10pm on Tuesday 5 February. It was reported that a man entered McColls newsagents on Exeter Road in possession of a hammer.

He fled the premises with bags containing food and books.

The second incident was reported to have happened at around 9.50pm on Thursday 7 February at Central Convenience store on Withycombe Village Road, Exmouth.

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