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Local Data

Area Profile
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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

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.

Official opening of new walking and cycling link in Sidmouth
The path will be opened on Monday 10 September providing a direct route from The Byes to Sidmouth Co…

Safety measures underway at Alma Bridge
Temporary crossing being installed while safety measures are carried out on Alma Bridge in Sidmouth….

Safety measures proposed for footbridge in Sidmouth
Inspections reveals concerns over rock beneath piers of Alma Bridge in Sidmouth.

Extra flood surgeries arranged
Additional flood surgery events to be held at Harbertonford Village Hall on Tuesday 31 July and Stow…

Sidmouth recycling centre plans approved
Devon County Council’s Development Management Committee unanimously backs the plans for developmen…

Safer cycling and walking link to Sidmouth College approved
Councillors support a proposed £50,000 cycling and walking link from Sidmouth College to The Byes.

Sidmouth streetlights to be converted to part-night lighting
800 streetlights in Sidmouth to be converted as part of on-going programme to cut costs and carbon

Funding sought to kick-start Jurassic Coast marine transport links
The Jurassic Coast Partnership has applied for £2.8 million from the Big Lottery Coastal Communitie…

Plans submitted for new recycling centre near Sidmouth
Plans for a new state of the art recycling centre at a site chosen by the local community are being …

Sidmouth library reopens on Monday
Sidmouth Library will reopen on Monday 27 February following a short closure to allow self service t…

Sidmouth Library to welcome self-service technology
Borrowing items from Sidmouth Library will soon be much quicker and easier thanks to new self-servic…

Community celebrate official opening of new centre in Stowford
Residents in Sidmouth have celebrated the official opening of the Stowford Community Centre

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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