1. New Local Plan: How should East Devon deal with its climate emergency?

    26 February 2021

    More public transport, solar panels on new builds and more woodland areas are just some of the suggestions by residents on how to tackle environmental issues and help East Devon become carbon neutral.

  2. Why do planning applications attract so much interest when the Local Plan generates so little?

    26 February 2021

    Less than ten per cent of the nearly 20,000 people registered to comment on planning proposals through the council’s website have opted to receive information on matters such as the new Local Plan which will decide what and where we allow new developments in East Devon for the next 20 years.

  3. Bigger, better Sidmouth sea defence plans back on table after changes to funding eligibility

    25 February 2021

    A new bigger, and better Sidmouth sea defence scheme is now back on the table after recent changes to the eligibility for funding from various bodies.

  4. Plans to look at using council car parks for evening entertainment and to install electric charging points revealed

    24 February 2021

    Plans to install electric vehicle charging points across seven car parks in the district are set to go before East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) Cabinet.

  5. New council officers will help post-lockdown reopening of East Devon high streets

    23 February 2021

    East Devon District Council (EDDC) has employed new officers to help High Street businesses reopen safely and follow Covid-19 guidelines.

  6. Beehive car park management agreed

    17 February 2021

    Honiton Town Council has agreed to lease its car park at The Beehive to East Devon District Council (EDDC) so that parking can be managed.

  7. Breathtaking Connaught Gardens, with clifftop views over Sidmouth sea, can now host weddings

    16 February 2021

    Couples can now tie the knot in a beautiful garden sat on the top of a cliff overlooking the coast in Sidmouth.

  8. Final funding secured: Major step for vital Seaton Beach Management Plan

    05 February 2021

    Seaton is one step closer to getting the vital flood defences it needs, after the final funding was pledged.

  9. More successful grants awarded by the East Devon District Council Community Buildings Fund

    03 February 2021

    Five East Devon community buildings will benefit from over £17,500 of funding from East Devon District Council’s Community Buildings Fund. There is still a small amount of funding available that community buildings and community shops can apply for.

  10. More than 50 fantastic community projects helped through councils’ Covid-19 Fund

    03 February 2021

    Fifty three fantastic East Devon Coronavirus related projects have now been funded by the Covid-19 Fund, a joint grants scheme from East Devon District Council (EDDC) and Devon County Council (DCC).

  11. Targets for thousands of new homes met, as East Devon launches new consultation on future developments

    02 February 2021

    More than 2,800 new homes have been built in East Devon over the last 3 years, meeting Government targets.