Axminster News

Jill Farrow elected new Mayor of Axminster

Posted: 12.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Councillor Jill Farrow has been elected the new Mayor of Axminster following the https://axminster.nub.news/n/axminster-shocked-by-death-of-mayor-1...

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The latest Axminster Obituaries

Posted: 12.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



BEADSLEY, MARGARET - A private service will be held for Margaret but donations, if desired, would be welcome for FORCE Cancer Charity. YOUNG, ANNI ...

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Local food co-operative launches home deliveries across East Devon

Posted: 12.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



A local, online, ethical food shop launched in Branscombe during the COVID-19 pandemic has now started a home delivery service across East Devon. ...

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Axminster volunteer raises £160 for charity with new beard

Posted: 11.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Axminster Heritage Centre volunteer David Garrod has been growing a beard over the past month as part of Bowel Cancer UK’s ‘Decembeard’ campaign...

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Doubt cast over upcoming county council elections

Posted: 11.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



For a second year running, coronavirus looks likely to cause the postponement of scheduled local elections.
 Last year elections across the count...

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Start a new business that helps your community – free training on setting up a social enterprise

Posted: 10.01.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



A free online course is being offered to people in Devon who would like to start a social enterprise – a business that makes money, but also benefit...

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Laptops and devices donated to Axminster children learning at home

Posted: 09.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



Axminster residents have been donating laptops, phones and tablets for local schoolchildren to use while learning from home. Lawson Computer Repai...

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Fire crews called to lorry entangled in high voltage cables

Posted: 08.01.21 by Francesca Evans Local News



The A358 was closed for several hours yesterday (Friday) after a lorry became entangled with high voltage electrical cables. The incident took pla...

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COVID latest figures: Devon and Cornwall death rate and lowest for six weeks

Posted: 08.01.21 by Daniel Clark - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The number of deaths registered across Devon and Cornwall where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate has fallen to the lowest level for six...

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Funeral arrangements for Axminster's mayor

Posted: 08.01.21 by Philip Evans Local News



The funeral service for Axminster mayor Anni Young will be held at the Axminster Parish Church at 2pm on Friday, January 15, it has been announced. ...

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