Exmouth

Coffee Morning at The Blackmore

Event Date: 
12/01/2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players are holding the first of their 2019 monthly coffee mornings at The Blackmore Theatre. Please note from the start of 2019, our monthly coffee mornings all start at the earlier time of 9.30 am, finishing at 12 noon. Come and join us for tea, coffee and some very lovely home-made cakes. We have things such as: German Apple Cake Lemon Drizzle Chocolate Fudge squares Sausage Rolls Cheese Scones Quiche and much more. There is a raffle and there are books, cards, DVD’s and much more on sale. We have a selection of Exmouth Players T-shirts, sweatshirts, fleeces, caps and...

Project to transform Exmouth’s seafront begins in earnest

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 12/04/2018 - 3:32pm

Visitors to Exmouth seafront during the festive period will see changes to the Queen’s Drive area as work has begun on East Devon District Council’s transformational redevelopment project.

Contractors are now on site to deliver the first phase of the project; the rerouting of Queen’s Drive behind the Queen’s Drive car park and the building of a new car park on the site of the former golf course.

The new road will provide access to a brand new water sports centre, café and restaurant, new public space and beach access. In other news about Exmouth seafront, the council’s...

Local chef, Michael Caines, unveiled as the latest tenant at new development on Exmouth Waterfront

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/28/2018 - 8:30am

Award-winning local chef, Michael Caines, has been revealed by Exeter-based developer Grenadier as the latest tenant to join the new scheme on Exmouth waterfront. One of the UK’s most celebrated and acclaimed chefs, Michael Caines - who grew up in Exeter -will be opening a restaurant with a bar and café area on the Exmouth waterfront with a brand-new food and drink offering for visitors. Caines’ plans for the scheme are very different to the fine dining experience available at nearby Lympstone Manor and include a range of offers to suit all tastes, from a casual dining restaurant complete...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
24/12/2018 - 11:00am to 31/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Trio Entertainment return to Exmouth Pavilion to make all your wishes come true with our magical Christmas pantomime Aladdin.

Tricked into going into the cave of wonders by the evil Abanazar, Aladdin finds himself trapped in a cave with nothing but a dirty old lamp and no way out.

When Aladdin rubs the lamp a magical genie appears to save the day and rescue him from the cave and grants him three extravagant wishes …

Join Exmouth Panto favourite Stuart Earp as the hilarious Aladdin joined by his wacky washerwoman mother Widow Twankey along with the beautiful Princess...

Survey reveals that Queen’s Drive Space was a big success with locals and visitors to Exmouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:50am

Feedback from visitors to Exmouth’s new temporary Queen’s Drive Space has been overwhelmingly positive according to a survey of users carried out in the summer.

People and families who visited the new Space, which featured a Jurassic-themed play park, a popular beach bar and food village and an events space used for live performances and big screen films, gave the site great reviews and was well received by locals and visitors alike.

The council has now submitted a planning application to continue the temporary uses on the site until March 2020. It is expected to go before...

Metal Matters!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 8:45pm

Metal matters and it can be endlessly recycled in to new items from cars to kettles – that’s the message that children from two East Devon primary schools have been learning over the last few weeks as part of a district-wide campaign asking residents to recycle more metal.

East Devon District Council and its partners SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, are calling on households to recycle more of their drinks cans, food tins, deodorant cans, aluminium food trays, foil and metal jar and bottle lids in their green recycling sacks which are collected every week from the kerbside.

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Action packed official opening of new East Devon skate park

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 10/10/2018 - 5:18pm

Now that construction of East Devon District Council’s brand new skate park at Phear Park in Exmouth is complete, the council and the skate park’s designers Maverick Industries Ltd, would like to invite skateboarders, as well as scooter and BMX riders, to a special opening ‘jam’ event during the autumn half term break on Friday 26 October, from 12pm to 4pm, to help celebrate the opening of this fun facility.

The event will feature informal jam format competitions, as well as thrilling demonstrations by Maverick's own demo riders, including BMXers Scott Hamlin and Harry Boucher,...

Educated Recruitment conquer Exmouth 10k

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 10/01/2018 - 7:31am

Educated Recruitment conquered the Exmouth 10k fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

The Educated Recruitment Team ran the Bradley’s Exmouth 10k on Sunday (30 September) to raise money for Ronald McDonald’s House Charities.

The team completed the whole course, raising an impressive £280 for the cause and are looking forward to their next fundraising challenge!

Outstanding GCSE results for Colyton Grammar School

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:22am

Students, parents and staff at Colyton Grammar School are celebrating outstanding GCSE results, which have seen the school outperform the national average by some considerable margin.

In all, 87% of students who sat GCSEs this year achieved the top three grades of 9 to 7. 99% achieved grades 9 to 5, and 40% achieved a grade 9, ten times the national average of 4%.

Some 21 students achieved the coveted eight or more subjects with grade 9, around 18% of this year’s GCSEs cohort. This compares to the national predicted result for this achievement of 0.2%.

Across...

Mamhead slipway to be temporarily closed from September

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:23pm

Works to replenish the rock revetment in front of Exmouth’s historic listed seawall were given the go ahead at a meeting of East Devon District Council on 25 July 2018.

The repairs to the revetment, which is adjacent to the recently completed Mamhead slipway, are required in response to a continual lowering of the estuary seabed in this location. The rock revetment, which was originally constructed in the 1970s, has become increasingly ineffective over the past ten years. The rock at the western end is moving away from the toe of the seawall, leaving it unprotected and vulnerable....

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