1. New £14m Sidmouth Beach Management Plan takes major step forward

    25 October 2021

    Picture caption: The general outline for the new plans: Dark blue line – Splash wall to be raised along the majority of the Esplanade by approximately 10cm. Light blue line – this section will still have to be raised to about one metre. Yellow line – This is where the beach with be replenished with new beach material. Red circle – General locations of where the offshore island(s) can go. Green line – Where the rock groyne will be located.

    A new and improved multi-million Sidmouth Beach Management Plan (BMP) could eliminate the need for a controversial raised splash wall on the seafront.

  2. Colyton Neighbourhood Plan referendum to be held December

    25 October 2021

    A referendum on Colyton’s Neighbourhood Plan will be held in December and if adopted will help shape developments in the area for the next decade.

  3. Calls to reverse £20 Universal Credit cut backed by East Devon council

    22 October 2021

    Calls for the prime minister to reverse cuts that left low income families struggling on £20 less a week, have been back by East Devon District councillors. The below letter has been sent to Whitehall by the authority’s top boss – chief executive Mark Williams – on behalf of the authority’s councillors.

  4. New council plan focuses on greener East Devon, housing and recovering economy

    21 October 2021

    Housing, helping our economy to recover and being greener will be top priorities for East Devon District Council (EDDC) for years to come, a new plan has revealed.

  5. What goes on at COP?

    21 October 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery's new photographic exhibition will provide a fascinating insight into the world of COP.

  6. Are you trying to improve your town or help your local community with a special project? Find out how to apply for a share of £50,000 here.

    18 October 2021

    Free crowdfunding workshops are being held next month to help anyone in need of a grant to make their local dream or project a reality.

  7. Working Together for the future of East Devon 2021 conference

    15 October 2021

    Voluntary organisations and community groups, as well as Town and Parish Councils from across the district are being invited to book their places on the annual “Working Together for the Future of East Devon” 2021 event.