Browsing: Exmouth

Bogus caller burglars posing as police officers targeted a home in Littleham, prompting an appeal for information and witnesses. Devon and Cornwall Police said a bogus caller burglary was reported at a property in Jarvis Close, Exmouth, between 8.15pm and 8.45pm, on Wednesday, January 29. Officers were called to a second report of a burglary at the Clinton Arms pub, also in Littleham, on the same evening at around 7.45pm. Devon and Cornwall Police wants to hear from anyone with working CCTV in the areas of the two crimes. If they had not been disturbed, then the next room they…

A mystery donor turned a coffee morning fundraiser into a celebration when she gave £21,000 in memory of her husband to Exmouth and district’s ‘Ring and Ride’ new bus appeal. The 93-year-old widow was attending Friday’s coffee morning at Bronte Court, Salterton Road, which had been organised to boost funds for Exmouth and District Community Transport’s replacement bus. The community bus charity recently set up a £30,000 crowdfunding campaign to replace an ageing bus at a cost of £57,000. I was shocked. I wanted to cry. It’s been such a worry thinking ‘how on earth are we going to raise…

Police are appealing for information after a health centre in Exmouth was burgled in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Officers said they received a report of a burglary at the Exmouth Health Centre, at the Claremont Medical Practice, on January 29. The front door to the Claremont Grove property was damaged to gain entry at around 2.45am, said Devon and Cornwall Police. Police would like to hear from anyone with information, or from those who saw someone acting suspiciously in the area at that time. Call 101, or email on101@dc.police.uk and quote crime number CR/008312/20. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously…

She did it! Coldplay-backed Exmouth Atlantic charity rower Claire Allinson is a world record breaker. Claire, of Moreton Crescent, set off on the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on December 12, 2019, with the Oarsome Foursome, in aid of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare, Cornwall Blood Bikes, and Carefree space charities. This morning Claire and the Oarsome Foursome crossed the finish line in Nelson’s Dockyard English Harbour, in Antigua, becoming the fastest female trio to row the Atlantic. The women let off flares in celebration as they were told they had finished the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, some 49 days,…

If you have courage, determination and can make the right decision if someone’s life is in danger, the RNLI wants to hear from you. The RNLI is recruiting lifeguards to patrol  Exmouth, Sandy Bay, Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth beaches this summer The sea safety charity’s lifesaving service welcomes applications from young people at the start of their career or those looking for a change, or who need flexibility to fit in with other commitments. We’re looking for people with courage, determination and the ability to put their training into action and make the right decision if someone’s life is in…

Exmouth is to receive more than £800,000 from a developer donation given to the community after planning permission was granted in Littleham and new houses built. Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has given more than £730,000 to East Devon District Council’s Community Interest Levy (CIL money) from its developments at Plumb Park and Buckingham Heights, off Pankhurt Close. The money will be spent benefiting Exmouth, adding new infrastructure or resources – including education, culture, sports and ‘sustainability projects’. In addition, the developer said it has set aside more than £24,000 ‘to mitigate any possible environmental impacts’ to the Exe Estuary, East Devon…

A charity rower backed by Coldplay who has spent seven weeks crossing the Atlantic for Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare is expected to reach the finish line tomorrow, Friday. Claire Allinson, of Moreton Crescent, set off on the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on December 12, 2019, with the Oarsome Foursome, in aid of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare, Cornwall Blood Bikes, and Carefree space charities. The trio left San Sebastian in La Gomera, the Canary Islands, 49 days ago to row more than 3,000 miles to Antigua. They are expected to cross the finish line tomorrow, Friday, January, 31, rowing into…

Curious kids who stop and stare at a wheelechair user in Exmouth are encouraged to ask questions instead of being silenced by embarrassed parents. Dad-of-two Adam Miller, who was born with rare neurological Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, has had enough of being a ‘zoo animal’ and wants to end the stigma of disability. Married Adam, aged 47, of Park Way, Exmouth, said brushing the subject under the carpet must stop. Someone suggested I put a sign up. I am not a zoo animal. They can come up and talk to me and I will tell them why I am in a wheelchair…He…

A vision to further redevelop Exmouth seafront with a 60-80-bedroom hotel, high-quality restaurant and play and leisure area is set to take another stride forward. Consultants HemingwayDesign and Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) have submitted their report and recommendations for Phase Three of the Queen’s Drive project to East Devon District Council (EDDC). Suggested uses for the plot include a two-storey café/restaurant on the existing Harbour View café site, a three- or four-star hotel of ‘high design quality’ and a mix of play and open public space. There can be few better sites in the UK to create an accessible modern ‘barefoot’ beachside café/bar/restaurant…

Police in South Wales have extended their appeal to find a wanted man to East Devon. Officers want to locate Stephen Gronow, aged 38, who is believed to have links to Exmouth, over the alleged breach of a court order. They have urged anyone who sees Gronow, from Barry, or knows of his whereabouts, to contact them immediately. Contact South Wales Police (Bridgend and Vale of Morgan) on 101, quoting reference 2000000564. ‘We need to get on with delivering this site for the people of Exmouth’ – EDDC to consider two years of ideas to finish seafront redevelopment

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