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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

Colyton blaze sparks electric blanket alert From Midweek Herald
Fire chiefs urge people to follow the manufacturer’s instructions

Officers tackle Axminster flat blaze From Midweek Herald
Smoke was seen coming from property above sign shop

Exmouth staffie owner defends a ‘much maligned breed’ From Exmouth Journal
The owner of a ‘placid and well-behaved’ Staffordshire bull terrier has defended the bre…

Pupils go on musical trip to space From Exmouth Journal
Children from Drake’s and Otterton primary schools have teamed up for a musical outer-space ad…

Steph Clark reaches Open Mic final From Midweek Herald
She is now preparing to give what she says is the biggest performance of her life

TV stars leave charity ball organisers upset From Exmouth Journal
McVitie’s biscuit heir Jamie Laing and his Made in Chelsea TV sidekick Spencer Matthews left c…

From Devon County Council

Devon clearing up after more downpours
Devon County Council is mopping up after heavy downpours caused more problems on the county’s road…

Study explores multi-use trail linking Sidmouth to Feniton
A feasibility study has been published looking at the possibility of developing a 16km walking and c…

Sidmouth library improvements are a hit with visitors
With nearly 16,000 visits to the refurbished Sidmouth Library since reopening in October, and with n…

Devon Stage of The Tour attracts record crowds
An independent report has revealed that the Devon Stage of this year’s Tour of Britain attracted a r…

Tour of Britain fans “on top of the world” at Devon Stage
Hundreds of thousands of spectators were left feeling “on top of the world” in Devon after joini…

Spectators’ guide to the 2013 Tour of Britain
Travel and parking advice for spectators planning to watch the Devon Stage of the 10th anniversary T…

Wiggins and Cavendish head Tour of Britain start list
Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish are among the top cyclists confirmed to be competing in the 1…

Tour of Britain inspires community celebrations
Events will be held throughout the county in the build up to the Devon Stage of The Tour of Britain,…

Team UK Youth target Tour of Britain “home stage” in Devon
Team UK Youth looking forward to its “home stage” in Devon as the riders aim for success in this yea…

Residents share vision for Sidmouth Library
Residents in Sidmouth have been helping shape redevelopment plans for their library.

Riders to race from sea to summit on Devon Stage of The Tour
Professional cyclists from Team UK Youth are relishing the prospect of being part of an historic Dev…

Climbs and sprints announced for Devon Stage of The Tour
More details announced on Devon Stage of this year’s Tour of Britain which will start in Sidmouth …

Tour of Britain design competition hits the spot with cycling fans
Schoolchildren have the opportunity to design the famous ŠKODA King of the Mountains Jersey for thi…

‘Excellent’ response to library refurbishment consultation
Consultation about the new-look Sidmouth library has attracted over 300 responses, Devon County Coun…

Sidmouth residents encouraged to have their say on library refurbishment
Councillor appeals for the local community to get involved and have their say about the refurbishmen…

Work to start on new Recycling Centre for Sidmouth
Construction works will start next month on the new Recycling Centre for Sidmouth, Ottery St. Mary a…

Temporary closure of Alma Bridge for survey work
Further investigations to be carried out on the structure of Alma Bridge in Sidmouth.

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 Michael’s
Ottery St Mary Rural
Seaton Coastal
Sidmouth Sidford

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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