1. Local Levy grant success for Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan

    22 January 2020

    Left to right: Cllr Geoff Jung (portfolio holder for the environment), East Devon Engineering Projects Manager, ward members Cllrs Cathy Gardner and John Loudoun, standing next to the newly installed glass test splash panel, which will be trialled until the end of April. A splash defence is a way of stopping waves crashing on to the esplanade and flooding Sidmouth

    South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee approves £500,000 award, which will help plug funding gap for Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan

  2. Temporary glass flood defence panel to be tested on Sidmouth esplanade as part of Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan

    16 January 2020

    Glass panel will be exposed to the elements to see if it is a sufficiently robust form of flood defence for Sidmouth

  3. East Devon councillors celebrate newly refurbished Redgates play area in Exmouth

    16 January 2020

    Exmouth’s Redgates play area has been given a new lease of life following £100,000 worth of improvements and children from the town are loving it!

  4. Regional connectivity safeguards Flybe future

    15 January 2020

    In a joint statement, council leaders together with the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSWLEP) welcome the news securing the future of Flybe.

  5. New trees for community orchard in Ottery St Mary

    15 January 2020

    Community orchard will help support wildlife and nature in Land of Canaan

  6. Incentivising energy efficiency through council tax and business rates study

    15 January 2020

    A Government funded research project is underway in East Devon to see if discounts on council tax and business rates might incentivise residents and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings.

  7. PegasusLife (LifeStory) now officially owner of the Knowle, Sidmouth

    14 January 2020

    Knowle sale completed as final payment is made by PegasusLife (LifeStory) for council’s former Sidmouth headquarters