1. Green light for changes on East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths

    30 January 2020

    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) this week.

  2. Regional connectivity safeguards Flybe future (1)

    24 January 2020

    In a joint statement, council leaders together with the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSWLEP) welcome the news securing the future of Flybe.

  3. Incentivising energy efficiency through council tax and business rates study

    24 January 2020

    A Government funded research project is underway in East Devon to see if discounts on council tax and business rates might incentivise residents and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings.

  4. Temporary glass flood defence panel to be tested on Sidmouth esplanade as part of Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan

    16 January 2020

    Glass panel will be exposed to the elements to see if it is a sufficiently robust form of flood defence for Sidmouth

  5. East Devon councillors celebrate newly refurbished Redgates play area in Exmouth

    16 January 2020

    Exmouth’s Redgates play area has been given a new lease of life following £100,000 worth of improvements and children from the town are loving it!

  6. New partnership for local woodland

    15 January 2020

    Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve is now being managed by East Devon District Council’s Countryside Team in partnership with Axe Vale & District Conservation Society (AVDCS), following the dissolution of the long-standing Holyford Woodland Trust.

  7. PegasusLife (LifeStory) now officially owner of the Knowle, Sidmouth

    14 January 2020

    Knowle sale completed as final payment is made by PegasusLife (LifeStory) for council’s former Sidmouth headquarters

  8. East Devon residents recycle a whopping 1,200 tonnes of recycling and food waste in 12 days over the Christmas and New Year

    14 January 2020

    Best town for recycling was Cranbrook, with Exmouth following close behind