1. Exmouth’s first Gate to Plate festival is being planned for 28 April

    28 March 2024

    Exmouth Gate to Plate is being designed to celebrate all the fantastic food and craft on our doorstep here in East Devon and will take place on the Strand. It is being funded by East Devon District Council.

  2. Pirate-themed play park opened in Beer

    28 March 2024

    Beer children can now embark on pirate adventures, sailing the seven seas, thanks to a brand-new seafront play park.

  3. Councils outline mowing expectations for Sid Valley residents

    28 March 2024

    Grassy areas which will be allowed to grow to help wildlife and nature flourish in Sidmouth, will be signposted with paths maintained and created for everyone’s enjoyment.

  4. John Nettles opens South West Academy exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery

    27 March 2024

    THG welcomed over 100 artists and art lovers to two exhibition openings at the Honiton-based gallery.

  5. Residents urged to verify changes in Single Person Discount Status

    26 March 2024

    East Devon District Council (EDDC) is urging residents who receive Single Person Discount to ensure that any changes in their circumstances have been promptly notified to the council. Failure to report changes before the deadline of 5th April could result in a penalty of £70 being added to their council tax bill.

  6. Council wraps up consultation on economic growth strategy

    21 March 2024

    East Devon District Council (EDDC) recently concluded its consultation on a draft economic strategy for 2024-2029, marking a significant step forward in shaping the district's economic future.

  7. East Devon District Council implements updated Public Spaces Protection Orders for dog controls

    19 March 2024

    East Devon District Council has announced the implementation of updated Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) pertaining to dog controls across the district’s beaches, playparks and open spaces. As part of the council’s obligation to review these Orders every three years, revisions were made in 2023 following extensive consultation with the public, Town and Parish Councils, and other stakeholders.

  8. East Devon District Council’s response to the proposed Devolution Deal for Devon and Torbay

    19 March 2024

    East Devon District Council Leader Councillor Paul Arnott sends a formal reply to Devon County Council Leader Councillor John Hart about the proposed devolution deal for Devon and Torbay.

  9. Cranbrook calls for volunteers

    19 March 2024

    An exciting series of events is being planned in Cranbrook this year with the aim of supporting residents to be more active and helping the town to celebrate its 13-year anniversary.

  10. 28 new bike parking spaces ready-to-use in Exmouth

    18 March 2024

    Exmouth's residents and visitors who get around the town on two wheels now have 28 more spaces to park their bikes.

  11. Clyst Honiton Neighbourhood Plan: have your say on future developments

    15 March 2024

    Share your thoughts on the future of Clyst Honiton village and its rural surroundings and help shape developments in the area for the next five years and beyond.

  12. East Devon’s first Tiny Forest is taking root in Exmouth

    14 March 2024

    A tiny forest, made up of more than 600 trees and planted in a space roughly the size of a tennis court, has taken root in Exmouth.  

  13. Around 40 tonnes of Seaton cliff removed after tension crack

    14 March 2024

    Work to clear 40 tonnes of Seaton Cliff, which was at risk of falling onto West Walk, is complete.  

  14. Upgraded coastal defences for Seaton one step closer

    12 March 2024

    Plans are developing for a coastal protection scheme in Seaton that will better protect 41 homes, businesses, and the town’s coastline from erosion.

  15. Council marks International Women's Day 2024 sharing staff stories - Jay Bowden, Civil Enforcement Officer

    07 March 2024

    Having a smiley face is the key to success, says East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) only female civil enforcement officer - Jay Bowden.

  16. Council marks International Women's Day 2024 sharing staff stories - Vicky Pyle, engineering assistant

    07 March 2024

    Offering reassurance when someone’s child is sick, and recognising how important bringing up the next generation is, is one of the greatest gifts you can give mums in the workplace – says East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) engineering assistant Vicky Pyle.

  17. Respect Bird Breeding Season on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

    07 March 2024

    As the season for bird nesting arrives, it’s crucial for us all to play our part in helping East Devon’s wild birds raise their young and thrive.

  18. New kerbside nappy and hygiene product recycling scheme being investigated for East Devon

    07 March 2024

    A scheme to recycle nappies in East Devon in an environmentally friendly way is being investigated by East Devon District Council (EDDC).

  19. Council marks International Women's Day 2024 sharing staff stories - Cathy Bartlett, building control surveyor

    07 March 2024

    Encourage women and girls to consider construction as a career path there are so many more roles to it, other than bricklaying and plumbing.

  20. EDDC apprentices share stories for National Careers Week 2024 - Mark Worth, Exchequer and Systems Manager in Financial Services

    07 March 2024

    Asking for additional responsibilities or volunteering for new projects, which you wouldn’t normally be involved in, is key to climbing the career ladder.

  21. Exmouth seawall repairs to begin in March

    07 March 2024

    Works to repair Exmouth’s seawall, after it was damaged by storms last Autumn, is set to begin this month – with an expected completion date in late May – weather permitting.

  22. Community orchards open for all across East Devon

    05 March 2024

    Community orchards, open for all to enjoy, are set to flourish after residents turned out in the sun, rain, and freezing cold to take part in special fruit tree and care training sessions.

  23. EDDC apprentices share stories for National Careers Week - Recycling and Waste Operations and Projects Officer Lou Hodges

    01 March 2024

    “Be prepared to do things that make you feel uncomfortable and keep doing them at every opportunity.” This is the advice given by one apprentice – nearly 10 years after joining East Devon District Council (EDDC).

  24. Have your say on draft plans for Exmouth town and seafront

    01 March 2024

    Have your say on a draft plan outlining how Exmouth town and seafront will be shaped for the next decade.