1. All you need to know with East Devon polling station changes and more

    31 March 2021

    Registered electors will be able to vote in person at a polling station, by postal vote or by proxy at the elections on Thursday, 6 May.

  2. Tourists asked to stay away until April 12 by East Devon District Council

    31 March 2021

    Gradual easing of restrictions for locals begins next week but tourists are being asked to abide by the rules and stay away until 12 April.

  3. Exmouth Queen’s Drive: Work to turn former temporary car park into public space begins

    30 March 2021

    Work to turn a former temporary car park site at Exmouth into a public space for fitness classes has now begun.

  4. An Independent Person is sought for the EDDC Standards Committee

    26 March 2021

    Are you public spirited and interested in promoting high ethical standards? Could you adjudicate complaints about councillor conduct? Do you have an interest in how local councils run? Do you have a small amount of time to get involved? If you are politically neutral, tactful, have respect for others and can consider complex information – please get in touch.

  5. Independent Member of the Standards Committee required

    26 March 2021

    Are you public spirited and interested in promoting high ethical standards? Could you adjudicate complaints about councillor conduct? Do you have an interest in how local councils run? Do you have a small amount of time to get involved? If you are politically neutral, tactful, have respect for others and can consider complex information – please get in touch.

  6. More than £62m in grants paid to help East Devon businesses

    26 March 2021

    East Devon District Council has paid more than £62m in grants to local businesses over the last 12 months, to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.

  7. Plans to install 30 electric vehicle charging points to go before the full Council on April 21st

    25 March 2021

    Plans to install up to 30 rapid electric vehicle charging points across several district car parks are set to be discussed at the next full council meeting.

  8. Neighbourhood plan referendum to be held in May for Farringdon, Newton Poppleford and Harpford, and Otterton

    24 March 2021

    Neighbourhood plans that will help influence developments in Farringdon, Newton Poppleford and Harpford, and Otterton will go to referendum on 6th May 2021.

  9. Broadclyst Food Bank benefits from East Devon District Council’s Coronavirus Community Food Fund

    23 March 2021

    Thirty very worthy projects have been funded by East Devon District Council’s Coronavirus Community Food Fund, giving out a total of over £45,000. This fund provides grants for any projects related to providing food to residents of East Devon who are in food poverty during the Coronavirus situation.

  10. RNLI lifeguards to provide Easter patrols on Exmouth beach

    22 March 2021

    On the request of East Devon District Council, for the first time this year, the RNLI will provide lifeguard cover on Exmouth beach over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April).

  11. Help shape arts and culture in East Devon

    19 March 2021

    Arts and Culture East Devon (ACED) launches a new survey to find out how East Devon District Council can best support the cultural/creative community in East Devon.

  12. Electric flights to take-off at Exeter Airport

    18 March 2021

    The first electric commuter flight in the UK will take place at Exeter Airport, following the announcement of a successful bid to UK Research and Innovation’s £30 million Future Flight Challenge.

  13. Council lobbies Government to allow virtual meetings to continue

    17 March 2021

    EDDC are lobbying the Government to allow for council meetings to continue remotely beyond 6 May, in line with the roadmap out of the national restrictions amid the pandemic.

  14. Charity to end tenure as operator of East Devon visitor attraction

    17 March 2021

    • Devon Wildlife Trust to end its tenure as operator of Seaton Jurassic • Unprecedented financial challenges lead to ‘tough decision’ • Five-year partnership between charity and East Devon District Council has been of ‘immense benefit’ to local community A local charity has announced that it is ending its tenure as the operator of the East Devon-based visitor attraction Seaton Jurassic.

  15. Changes to pay-and-display for campervans and motorhomes in East Devon proposed

    17 March 2021

    Changes to the rules for pay-and-display for campervans and motorhomes are set to be discussed by the council

  16. Thousands of pounds of grants available for East Devon businesses

    11 March 2021

    Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) funding for thousands of East Devon businesses is waiting to be claimed before the deadline at the end of March. Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) will remain open until further notice.

  17. Leisure services funding: East Devon District Council writes to local MP’s to lobby for extra Government support

    10 March 2021

    On behalf of East Devon District Council (EDDC), Council Leader Councillor Paul Arnott has written to the 3 constituency MP’s who cover the district to seek their support to lobby the Government for extra financial support for its leisure services.

  18. Recycling by East Devon residents is tenth best in country, DEFRA reveals

    08 March 2021

    More than 60 per cent of all household waste is recycled in East Devon, making the district one of the best in the country.

  19. Warning issued over buying puppies after Honiton couple receive life-time dog owning ban

    04 March 2021

    A couple from the Honiton area have recently been banned from selling puppies and handed a life-time ban on owning dogs, prompting council warnings on buying puppies.

  20. Future High Streets Fund: East Devon District Council's letter to Robert Jenrick MP and Simon Jupp MP

    02 March 2021

    On behalf of East Devon District Council, the Leader Councillor Paul Arnott has written to Simon Jupp, MP and the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government Robert Jenrick, MP.

  21. Over £45,000 given out by Coronavirus Community Food Fund

    02 March 2021

    Thirty very worthy projects have so far been funded by East Devon District Council’s Coronavirus Community Food Fund, giving out a total of over £45,000.

  22. East Devon District Council agrees £5 annual Council Tax increase for average Band D property

    01 March 2021

    Council despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic have agreed a budget which will continue to protect and provide quality front line services.