Exmouth

Flag flies to celebrate roof topping out at Spinnakers, Exmouth Marina

Authored by Mandy Pearse
Posted: Thu, 08/01/2013 - 8:15pm

The Devon flag was hoisted to the top of the Spinnakers development at Exmouth Marina to mark the topping out of the building.

Long standing resident and former chairman of the Exmouth Quay Residents’ Association, Ian Dowell was helped by Chris Fayers, Director Eagle One Homes to raise the Devon Flag over the development to mark the roof being put into place.

Joining them were Chris Baxter from Bradleys and Joanna Hole from Jackson Stops who are handling sales of the apartments and Jason Willicombe from Midas.

Flying a local flag from the building once the highest...

Meet the Archaeologists

Event Date: 
01/08/2013 - 11:00am
Venue: 
A la Ronde, Exmouth

The National Trusts Collections and Engagement Archaeologist, Nancy Grace, will be at A la Ronde on Thursday 1 August between 11 am and 4pm.

Bring your discoveries for identification and see if you can stump the archaeologist. Learn how to use a sorting tray when on digs, have a go at recording your objects, find out how to draw recreations of whole objects from fragments; and get nose to nose with articles from the past 40,000 years.

This year A la Ronde was featured in ITVS Britain’s secret homes programme. Discover more about the collection of archaeological objects on...

Second Hand Book Sale

Event Date: 
24/08/2013 - 11:00am to 26/08/2013 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
A la Ronde, Exmouth

Big sale of second-hand and antiquarian books, 11am-4pm.

Stock up on reading and reference books. Choose from our big and varied selection. Look out for your favourite authors and perhaps discover some new ones.

Normal admission applies. Free admission to the book sale in the grounds.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/a-la-ronde

Exmouth man sentenced to life imprisonment for his mother's murder

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Wed, 07/24/2013 - 10:56pm

Today, Wednesday 24 July, Andrew Cane aged 31 from Exmouth was convicted of the murder of his mother Linda Sheard, who was found dead in her home at Port Mer Close, Exmouth, on 11 July 2012. Cane was given a sentence of life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 15 years.

Following the verdict, Detective Inspector Gregg Dawe said: “I would like to thank Linda Sheard’s family for the assistance they have given the police in the difficult circumstances that they found themselves in. This being that Andrew Cane, the offender for this murder, was the victim’s son.

“We are very...

Warning after fires started by disposable barbecues

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:53pm

Fire crews from Exmouth have been called to two separate incidents in the last few days involving disposable barbecues being placed in plastic bins when they were still hot.

In the early hours of 22 July, crews were called to Exmouth Cricket Club, Queens Drive, after reports of a fire on the outside of the building. The fire damaged part of the tea rooms and crews were able to stop the fire spreading further into the building.

Investigations found that a disposable barbecue had been placed in a bin while still hot and, over a period of time, had burnt through the bin and...

Devon GP urges people to stay cool in hot weather as heatwave level raised today

Authored by NEWDevonCCG
Posted: Thu, 07/18/2013 - 3:30pm

A GP from Devon has urged people to stay cool in the hot weather and to look after elderly and vulnerable friends and neighbours as the Met Office today raised the heatwave level for Devon up to category three.

This means there is a 90 per cent probability of heatwave conditions between 0900 on Thursday and 2100 on Friday in Devon.

Recent high temperatures across Devon are set to continue into next week and with most schools breaking up for the summer tomorrow many local people and those who travel from afar are likely to flock to Devon’s beaches to enjoy the sunshine....

The Skin Angels go on tour

Authored by Purityboutiquespa
Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:29pm

​If you missed our last Skin Angels event, here's your chance to catch up on the action and see what you've missed! The Skin Angels of Purity Boutique Spa of Exeter will make an encore appearance on Cathedral Green on 20 July from 1pm-4pm. ​Carl Rimmer, Vice President of the Skin Angels and Exeter Chiefs star will be on the Green!

The angels will be handing out sunscreen top ups and general skincare advice — so feel free to ask about your latest skin concern or problem! Do you need help with choosing sunscreen that won't break you out? Are you looking for more...

The Skin Angels on tour

Event Date: 
20/07/2013 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Cathedral Green, Exeter

​If you missed our last Skin Angels event, here's your chance to catch up on the action and see what you've missed! The Skin Angels of Purity Boutique Spa of Exeter will make an encore appearance on Cathedral Green on 20 July 20 between 1pm and 4pm. ​Carl Rimmer, Vice President of the Skin Angels and Exeter Chiefs star will be on the Green. The angels will be handing out sunscreen top ups and general skincare advice so feel free to ask about your latest skin concern or problem!

Do you need help with choosing sunscreen that won't break you out? Are you looking for...

Elena Steer

Event Date: 
01/08/2013 - 10:30am to 14/08/2013 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
A la Ronde, Exmouth

Local talented artist Elena Steer returns with a summer exhibition entitled The Guilded Duck, an eclectic mix of still life paintings.

Normal admission applies, free entry into exhibition.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/a-la-ronde/

New banks in place to recycle energy-saving bulbs

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Thu, 07/04/2013 - 12:41pm

East Devon residents can now recycle their energy-saving light bulbs thanks to a partnership between the district council, town councils and recycling specialists Recolight.

New bulb banks have been installed at the following locations across the district:-

  • Axminster Town Council, The Guildhall, West Street, Axminster, EX13 5NX
  • Budleigh Salterton Town Council, Station Road, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6RJ
  • East Devon Business Centre, Heathpark Way, Heathpark, Honiton, EX14 1SF
  • East Devon District Council, The Knowle, Sidmouth EX10 8HL
  • ...

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