Recommendations for access changes on East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths, also known as Woodbury Common, were given the seal of approval by the South East Devon Habitat Regulations Executive Committee (SEDHREC) last week.
Following the publication of an advisory report commissioned by East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust (EDPHCT) and SEDHREC, a public consultation was held between September and November 2019, where residents and visitors were asked to share their views on proposed improvements. The proposals were designed to enhance visitor experiences and at the same time...
Further information for the residents of Woodbury about a trial to collect cardboard in an additional recycling bag will be sent out later this month.
From March 1, around 850 households in the village will be asked to collect their cardboard in a white foldaway collection bag instead of their green recycling box and have it collected from the kerbside with their other recycling containers on their usual recycling collection day.
Every household will receive a letter from East Devon District Council’s recycling team with more information about the trial, and when their new...
The residents of Woodbury will be trialling an additional recycling bag for the collection of cardboard from March.
Around 850 households in the village will be asked to collect their cardboard in a white foldaway collection bag instead of their green box and put the bag out at the kerbside with their other recycling containers on their usual recycling collection day.
Each household will receive a letter from East Devon District Council’s recycling team with more information about the delivery of the bags and a start date for the trial.
Essential drainage improvements will be carried out on a section of the B3180 Woodbury Common Road this month.
The road will be closed for up to 12 days from Monday 7 January while work is carried out between Four Firs junction and Blackhill Quarry. The scheme involves the road being dug up which will make it impassable.
Those who normally use the B3180 to travel to Exeter or to connect to the A3052 will need to find an alternative route and allow extra time for their journey while the road is closed.
Hospiscare@Home , the new service bringing the expertise of the hospice into the home for residents in and around Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth, Lympstone and Woodbury, has received touching feedback about one of the first patients to use the service.
Earlier this year, Katie, who lived on her own in East Budleigh, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and given the prognosis that she had 3 months left to live.
Her best friend Alice explains further: “We knew at the end of 2016 that something wasn’t quite right. Katie and I have been best friends for years but I live...
The threat of wild fires may seem like a long way off after a typically wet Bank Holiday weekend but a leading wildlife charity is now joining forces with an emergency fire service to warn of the rising risks that fire is posing to some of the region’s most treasured landscapes. Despite rain over the Bank Holiday the South West still finds itself in the middle of a prolonged dry spell which has left parts of the countryside vulnerable to wild fires.
With the long range weather forecast predicting little prospect of rain Devon Wildlife Trust has become concerned enough about the...
Eight fire crews have been tackling a blaze overnight in East Devon.
Fire Control received a call from a member of the public advising that they had a fire at their thatched property in Woodmanton, Woodbury.
Eight pumping appliances were mobilised, these included two from Exmouth station, one from Middlemoor station, one from Budleigh station, one from Topsham station, two from Exeter Danes Castle station and one from Sidmouth station.
Alongside these pumps a specialist water carrier was mobilised from Danes Castle station along with an incident command unit from...