You can find out lots of information about the Axminster area by choosing one of the options below. Alternatively, if you would like to leave a comment you can do so at the bottom of the page.

Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area

From local newspapers

Fuse box fire in Honiton From Midweek Herald
Firefighters called to a commercial property in High Street in the early hours of this morning (Tues…

Get involved in Honiton’s Big Devon Bake Off From Midweek Herald
The hunt is on to find Honiton’s best cake baker to boost funds for the town’s new day h…

Children celebrate reading challenge success From Midweek Herald
Children who took part in Honiton Library’s summer reading challenge were recognised for their…

Police appeal after Exmouth robbery From Exmouth Journal
Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed by two men in Exmouth.

New head teacher brings local knowledge to St Peter’s From Exmouth Journal
The new headteacher of St Peter’s Primary School, Budleigh Salterton, says he is ‘on clo…

Fire crews called to vehicle fire From Exmouth Journal
Fire crews were called out yesterday evening to a vehicle fire in Topsham.

From Devon County Council

Flood risk work schedule approved
Councillors have agreed a £1.3 million schedule of work to carry out flood risk management work.

Latest section of the Stop Line Way to open
Cycle and walking trail from Cloakham in Axminster to Weycroft will be open to the public from Frid…

Young people in Axminster are ready to enjoy their improved youth centre
Axminister’s Youth Centre is reopening for a sneak preview on Saturday 3 November, after months of r…

Repairs underway on flood-damaged roads
More than 270 weather-related incidents were reported on the county’s highways over the weekend as…

World of books story time event at Axminster Library
Children and their parents are invited to join staff at the library on Thursday, 1 March from 4 – …

Inspectors praise English teaching at Axminster Primary School
An East Devon primary school has won praise from education inspectors for the quality of its English…

Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.

Local Councils
Devon County Council
East Devon District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Honiton St Paul’s
Seaton Coastal

Local Services

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DISC logoYou can also search the Devon Family Information Services directory. Follow this link for childcare providers or search for other family-related services.

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