Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Missing boy Arthur Heeler-Frood found safe and well

Missing Axinster teenager Arthur Heeler-Frood has been found safe and well in Honiton today .The 15-year-old was located by police officers at Honiton train...

Four-vehicle RTC in Axminster

Two people had to be cut free from wreckage after a four-vehicle crash in Lyme Road, Axminster, this afternoon.The collision took place close to...

Firefighters commended for work at crash site

Five Axminster-based firefighters have been commended for their actions at the scene of a head-on collision this year.The Axminster crew was the first blue...

Spot kick drama as Rainbows stay top

Lyme Regis toppled at the Fort - Uplyme on top in derby clash - Hussey hits four as leaders Pymore fightbackDORSET INTERMEDIATE CUP (R2) Maiden...

Co-op store in Chard to close in the new year

The Co-op store on Chard's High Street is set to close in the new year, the supermarket has confirmed.A statement from Co-op said: "We...

Award for charity fundraisers

A GROUP of Hospiscare supporters in Ottery St Mary have been nominated for an award following their innovative tactics in raising money for the end...

Cadets create ‘Poppy Man’

HONITON Cadets have created a ‘Poppy Man’ – raising more than £1,000 for the Royal British Legion in the process.The impressive structure is made up...

Former nurse publishes fundraising poetry book

A RETIRED nurse from East Devon has written a book full of poetry going back 50 years, with all proceeds going towards blood cancer charity...

Saying farewell to Jess

VETERAN cook Jess Manley has hung up her apron after 20 years of service at the Honiton 55+ Centre.Ms Manley worked at the centre...

Honiton businesses celebrate at Devon Tourism Awards

SEVERAL Honiton businesses are celebrating after a successful evening at the Devon Tourism Awards.The Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Deer Park Hotel, The Milkshed and The Old...

Regeneration plans a step closer to reality with council partnership plans

THE regeneration of Ottery St Mary has taken a step closer after it was announced that the town council wishes to form a partnership...

Campaign to save hospital beds suffers setback as Cllr Wright’s motion fails

THE fight to save beds at Honiton Hospital took a step backwards last week after a motion at Devon County Council to suspend the...
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Police appeal for witnesses and victim following assault in Chard.

POLICE have launched an appeal for witnesses after a man in his eighties was assaulted on Remembrance Sunday.The assault is alleged to have happened...

Dorchester falls silent to remember the war dead

HUNDREDS of people gathered around Dorchester’s war memorial on the corner of South Walks Road and South Street on Sunday to pay their respects...

Perry Street through to quarter finals

Barrington pay the penalty - Gabbidon triple boost for Ilminster Town ReservesChard Town 2 Calne Town 1 Toolstation League Div One – att; 71 CHARD bounced...

Towns fall silent on Remembrance Day

BY CLAIRE VERAREMEMBRANCE services were held in Weymouth and on Portland when local men and women were remembered alongside American allies who left from...

Mulhall triple sends Honiton away and clear

Beer break Bow - Hawkchurch through to last eight - Gould at the double as Seaton make progressSOUTH WEST PENINSULA LEAGUE (Division One East) Axminster...

Car fire in Crewkerne

Firefighters were sent to Severalls Park Avenue in Crewkerne on Sunday afternoon to deal with a car fire.One local appliance attended at about 12.30pm,...

The fallen are honoured in Axminster

Remembrance Sunday saw Axminster residents pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. A big...

Car fire near West Hill

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire on the A30 at Daisymount, near West Hill, on Saturday morning.Several people phoned to report the fire, and...

Car and van collision in Ottery St Mary

A MAN was trapped in a car following a collision involving a car and a van at Tip Hill, Ottery St Mary.The incident happened at...

Seaton success stories at tourism awards

SEATON Tramway claimed a silver award for Large Attraction of the Year, and a bronze for Artistic, Cultural & Learning Experience at Devon Tourism Awards,...

First bus drivers to strike again next week

WEYMOUTH and Bridport bus drivers will take industrial action again next Wednesday (November 16th) as part of a long-running pay dispute.First bus drivers will...

Tributes paid to former Seaton district councillor

TRIBUTES have been paid to Honorary Alderman Trevor Ffoulkes from Seaton, who has passed away.He was a member of East Devon District Council for 16...

Good turnout for Armistice Day commemoration in Axminster

PUPILS from local primary schools were part of a good turnout when Armistice Day was marked in Axminster this morning.The Reverend Geoffrey Walsh led...

Police appeal after diamond jewellery is stolen from holiday park

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a holiday park near Dorchester. Sometime between 9.30pm on Sunday,  October 30th and 10am on Monday, ...

CAB report highlights problems with benefit claims

PROBLEMS with the way the Personal Independence Payment is administered is leading to hardship for many local people.The Citizens Advice Bureau in Dorchester and...

Cash stolen from pub while occupants slept

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a Weymouth pub.Sometime between 11pm on Sunday, October 30th and 7.15am on...
Heads Will Roll

Heads Will Roll

HEADS WILL ROLL is a dark epic comedy about delusion, vanity, and the corruption of power from the insatiably curious Told by an Idiot. Inspired...
Peter Knight's Gigspanner

Folk legend Peter Knight’s Gigspanner to play The Beehive

SINCE his departure from folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span at the end of 2013, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his...

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