Exmouth

Police appeal after thief steals church silverware

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Fri, 01/25/2013 - 9:11am

Police in Exmouth are appealing for information following the theft of silverware from the church of St Michaels & All Angels in Otterton, East Devon sometime between Sunday 20th January and Thursday 24th January.

The offender(s) entered the church during daylight when the Church was unlocked and stole silverware from the vestry.

Amongst items stolen were a silver wafer box holder, three silver chalices and a small silver dish.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or to anyone who has information regarding the theft. Anyone with any information is asked to...

Exmouth's Bowling Centre signed, sealed and ready to go!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2013 - 11:53am

Exmouth’s new Bowling Centre has been given the official seal of approval.

Inspectors from East Devon District Council confirmed last week that all parts of the building have now been finished in line with agreed plans. The bowling area itself opened for business under a temporary building licence at Christmas.

With all agreed building work now complete, the Council will grant the developers Harlequinn Bowling and Leisure Ltd a 125-year ground lease under the terms of a building agreement first drawn up in 2006. This will take place once Western Power completes the...

Disruptions on Stagecoach's 57 service due to RTA

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:05am

UPDATE 11.41am : The road has now been reopened and services are returning to their normal timetable.

There are currently diversions in place on Stagecoach's 57 Exeter - Exmouth service due to a road closure following a Road Traffic Accident on the Exmouth Road (A376) between Lympstone Marine Camp and Lympstone Village.

From Exeter: service is running as normal as far as Lympstone Marine Camp then diverting across Woodbury Common, down Hulham Road and into Exmouth where we will resume the normal route.

From Exmouth: the Exmouth - Brixington section of the route...

Local woman to host event for unique jewellery

Authored by Isobel Dobson
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2013 - 11:00pm

A woman from Exmouth is organising an open evening event in Exeter to present her creative collection of jewellery.

Bertie Wooltorton will be displaying her customised jewellery from her business ‘Gili Jewels’ at The Cove on Thursday 7 th March from 2pm-7pm.

She was inspired to set up her own business and create jewellery after visiting the Gili Islands, near Indonesia in 2007.

She uses only genuine gem stones, pearls and natural woods to reflect the beauty of the natural landscape of the Gili Islands. She describes her designs as colourful and different, as well as...

Elderly Exmouth woman led to safety by fire crews

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2013 - 1:17am

Fire crews received a phone call on Wednesday evening from the resident of a property in Gibson Close, Exmouth, whose kitchen was on fire.

The smoke alarm was sounding and there was smoke within the property.

Two fire appliances from Exmouth were mobilised. On arrival crews found a fire within the ground floor kitchen area. One elderly woman was led to safety by fire crews.

Crews extinguished the fire using two...

Tributes paid to Exmouth man who died on Xmas Eve

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 9:41am

Tributes have been paid to Obie Ebanks, the Exmouth man who was tragically killed on Christmas Eve in a traffic accident on the A30 near Honiton. It is thought that his car may have aquaplaned on water that had spilt out onto the road between Rawridge and Monkton, although investigation is still under way.

A keen chess player at the Exmouth Chess Club , Obie had been living in Exmouth after moving to the town from Leytonstone in East London. After a period of unemployment, he had recently got work as a hospital car driver for the South West Ambulance Service.

His two...

Misery continues

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Mon, 12/31/2012 - 9:16am

Rail passengers are facing disruption into the New Year as a result of the recent floods.

Meanwhile, forecasters are predicting yet more wet and windy weather.

Services between Exeter St David's and Exmouth are disrupted due to damage caused to a railway bridge by earlier flooding in the Lympstone area.

Services will start and terminate at Topsham with road transport operating between Topsham and Stations to Exmouth in both directions.

Services will remain disrupted until after the New Year.

Services between Exeter St David's and Barnstaple are...

Devon rail disruption update

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Sat, 12/29/2012 - 8:45am

First Great Western today said the Exeter to Barnstaple railway line would be closed until the New Year.

Meanwhile, services between Exeter St David's and Exmouth are disrupted due to damage caused to a railway bridge by earlier flooding in the Lympstone area.

Services will start and terminate at Topsham with road transport operating between Topsham and Stations to Exmouth in both directions. Services will remain disrupted until after the New Year. Services between Exeter St David's and Barnstaple are currently operated by road transport and this will continue for the...

Exmouth Xmas day dip pictures courtesy of David Bunton

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Tue, 12/25/2012 - 1:45pm

It was like a summer's day on Exmouth beach this morning as the traditional swim took place.

Exeter Daily user David Bunton captuted the spectacle as hundreds of brave souls entered the chilly water.

David Simpson, from Exminster, who was among those to take the plunge said: "It was colder than I expected but it certainly blew away the cobwebs."

Consultation on the new Exmouth Splash continues

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:51pm

What do you think of plans for the new ‘Exmouth Splash?’ That’s the question East Devon District Council has been asking all Exmouth residents and visitors about plans for a new, vibrant and colourful leisure and recreation area on Exmouth seafront.

Go to www.eastdevon.gov.uk/exmouthsplash to see the plans in full and for details of how to give EDDC your views.

‘Exmouth Splash’ covers the area between the old Lifeboat Station and the Maer on Queen’s Drive. There will be two large play and recreation areas, a public square, shops, amenities and a new ‘watersports hub’...

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