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

Honiton Sausage and Cider Festival set to be a sell out From Midweek Herald
Festival fever has gripped Honiton as the town’s very first sausage and cider festival looks t…

Learning about bedding plants is no yawn From Midweek Herald
Members of Axminster Rotary Club and their partners visit Otter Nurseries to hear a fascinating talk…

Police across Devon support National Stalking Awareness Day From Midweek Herald
Police urge people to ‘REPORT’ stalking incidents on national awareness day today (Thurs…

Families enjoy free nature day From Exmouth Journal
Families have again been able to find out more about nature during the school holidays thanks to Ott…

Nick’s got the beating of Himalayan balsam plant From Exmouth Journal
An East Budleigh doctor who previously led efforts to eradicate smallpox and polio has turned his at…

Easter duck race goes swimmingly! From Exmouth Journal
It was another quacking day of excitement on Exmouth seafront with the return of the town’s an…

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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