Axminster Local News

New support package for people facing hardship due to self-isolation.

Posted: 12.10.20 by Francesca Evans Local News



East Devon residents on lower incomes who cannot work from home and have lost income as a result of being told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace w...

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Final approval granted for new Uplyme school

Posted: 09.10.20 by Local Democracy Report Daniel Clark Local News



Plans for a new primary school in Uplyme that would provide a "21st entury education" for pupils have been given the go ahead. The provisio...

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The Crafty Hobbit opens in revamped Trinity House

Posted: 08.10.20 by Francesca Evans Local News



The Crafty Hobbit has become the second shop to open in the revamped Trinity House building in Axminster town centre. Keen crafters Sarah and Terr...

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Axminster Carnival over the years - Part II

Posted: 08.10.20 by Andrew Moulding Local News



With grateful thanks to John Jeffery, Geoff Enticott and Pete Perryman My memory of the early years tells me that the carnival procession ...

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A Squatter's Write - Part Two of Dick Sturch's life at 'The Camp' in Millwey Rise

Posted: 08.10.20 by Dick Sturch Local News



What as always proved a mystery for me is finding who in fact owned the ground on which the US army hospital was built at Millwey Rise. I have app...

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Axminster charity receives £18,000 grant for Covid support

Posted: 08.10.20 by Philip Evans Local News



An Axminster healthy eating charity has been awarded nearly £18,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund. Project Food - formerly the HAL...

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Axminster Christmas Day lunch 'on hold to Easter'

Posted: 08.10.20 by Philip Evans Local News



The annual Christmas Day lunch - served by volunteers in Axminster Guildhall for those in the town who are on their own - will not take place this yea...

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Axminster Property take on major development in Colyton

Posted: 07.10.20 by Francesca Evans Local News



Axminster Property, which is currently renovating the town's flagship Trinity House building, has also taken on a major project in neighbouring Co...

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Enjoy a free drink in Axminster this month!

Posted: 07.10.20 by Francesca Evans Local News



Do you fancy a free pint in Axminster this month? Great British Pubs has launched its 'Here's To The Pub' campaign this month, offering...

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Legion making plans for outdoor Remembrance service

Posted: 06.10.20 by Francesca Evans Local News



The Axminster branch of the Royal British Legion are busy making plans for a socially-distanced outdoor service on Remembrance Sunday. The Legion ...

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