1. £80 anti-social behaviour fines can now be handed out across wider Exmouth

    30 July 2021

    Fines for anti-social behaviour, like possessing alcohol and distressing behaviour, can now be handed out across a wider area in Exmouth.

  2. Notice of Vacancy – Exe Valley ward

    29 July 2021

    A notice of vacancy has been published for the Exe Valley ward at East Devon District Council following the resignation of Councillor Fabian King.

  3. East Devon propose £40m investment fund for Cranbrook as town centre moves a step closer

    29 July 2021

    A special meeting of East Devon District Council’s Cabinet focused solely on Cranbrook has considered a package of investments to support the ongoing development of the district’s newest town. This included recommending that a £40m investment fund is set up to provide much-needed facilities.  Before the proposals can be taken forward, they will need to be reviewed and supported by full Council at its next meeting.

  4. EDDC remind visitors of the importance of water safety this summer

    27 July 2021

    At the start of summer school holidays and the recent heatwave there has been a sobering reminder of the dangers of drowning with more than 20 people losing their lives across the UK.

  5. THG's Creative Cabin recognised in national awards

    16 July 2021

    THG's Creative Cabin has been awarded Highly Commended in the Pandemic Pivot category of the 2021 Museums + Heritage Awards.

  6. EDDC hopes to build social housing on the former football pitch at Millwey Rise, in Axminster

    16 July 2021

    Plans to build much-needed social and affordable housing on a former football pitch in Axminster in the long term.

  7. Neighbourhood plans adopted for Farringdon, Otterton, Newton Poppleford and Harpford

    16 July 2021

    Plans that will help shape developments in Farringdon, Otterton, Newton Poppleford and Harpford for the next two decades have been officially ‘made’ (adopted).

  8. Covid support for East Devon businesses tops £83m

    16 July 2021

    East Devon District Council provided essential support to local businesses with grants totalling more than £83.3m for 14,839 approved cases since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In all, Council officers managed 12 different schemes, handled over 15,000 applications and many more enquiries.

  9. The iconic Manor Pavilion reopens with sparkling Summer Play season

    15 July 2021

    The Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth launches its Summer Play Season of 6 irresistible plays across 12 weeks

  10. £100k awarded to innovative nature project in East Devon

    13 July 2021

    Defra and the Environment Agency have awarded £100k to East Devon District Council to drive private investment and tackle climate change.

  11. New Sensory Garden Opens to Promote Wellbeing in Exmouth

    12 July 2021

    A remarkable ‘sensory garden’ that will not only help physically and mentally vulnerable people but also for Exmouth residents and visitors, has been opened.

  12. Two new East Devon councillors have been elected in Feniton and Honiton following by-elections held on Thursday 8 July

    09 July 2021

    Councillors Alasdair Bruce and Jake Bonetta have been elected to East Devon District Council after by-elections held on Thursday.

  13. Hiding in Plain Sight

    08 July 2021

    Intriguing new exhibition marks the first collaboration between Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) and The London Group.

  14. Green Your Clean with Recycle Devon this summer

    05 July 2021

    Recycle Devon is encouraging Devon residents to ‘Green Your Clean’ this summer by sharing greener ways to clean our homes to reduce the amount of waste produced by shop bought cleaning supplies.

  15. Launch of Veitch ‘plant hunters’ Devon guide

    02 July 2021

    Today at Devon County Show, East Devon District Council launched a new, free publication called “The ‘plant hunters’ guide to the Devon Veitch Legacy”. A handbook for finding native, international, ancient and exotic trees in Devon, particularly in East Devon. The publication is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

  16. Residents asked to bear with the council following staff shortages

    02 July 2021

    Residents have been asked to remain patient following frontline staffing shortages and high demands, meaning there may be delays that impact when they get their recycling collected and litter bins emptied.