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Be sensible this weekend and help keep Devon's infection rate low

Posted: 17.04.21 by Daniel Clark - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Devon’s health chiefs and leaders are urging people to ‘be sensible’ this weekend, as social contact and mixing increases as England...

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Axminster Heritage Centre is reopening

Posted: 17.04.21 by Rebecca Green Local News



Axminster Heritage Centre is getting ready to reopen its doors on Tuesday, May 18. Staff and volunteers are excited to welcome back visitors and a...

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How my career in newspapers took me to the other side of the world

Posted: 15.04.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Nub News editor Philip Evans continues his series looking back over his 55-year career in journalism, many years of which have been spent covering ...

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Tickets now on sale for Devon County Show

Posted: 15.04.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Tickets have gone on sale for this year’s Devon County Show – which is taking place at the beginning of July. The show has been moved from its ...

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'A Squatters Write' (Part 17) - Memories of growing up in The Camp at Millwey Rise

Posted: 14.04.21 by Dick Sturch Local News



The day I shot a rabbit Where my father aquired his .22 rifle I never knew, but obviously in those days it was possible to own one without...

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New town map encourages traders to be positive about Axminster

Posted: 14.04.21 by Philip Evans Local News



The new shoppers and visitors map for Axminster, launched this week, is all a part of a campaign to encourage traders to feel more positive about Axmi...

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Having a spring clear-out? Here's where to recycle those more unusual items

Posted: 14.04.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



In its bid to achieve Plastic Free Community Status, the Plastic Free Axminster group has published a handy list of recycling points in the town. T...

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COVID-19: Case numbers across Devon and Cornwall at lowest level in seven months

Posted: 13.04.21 by Daniel Clark - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The number of new coronavirus cases confirmed across Devon and Cornwall fell by 40 per cent last week, to the lowest level seen since early September....

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Flamingo Pool set to reopen on Monday

Posted: 13.04.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Keen swimmers will be pleased to hear that the Flamingo Pool in Axminster is set to reopen on Monday, April 19. The charity-run pool has been hard...

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My schooling and college days

Posted: 13.04.21 by Andrew Moulding Local News



My father’s early years My father went to the St Mary’s Roman Catholic School in Axminster at primary school age. Most children at Col...

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