As we previously reported Devon County Council have been progressing a planning application for the demolition of the existing former kennels buildings to provide six new classrooms, teaching buildings, new covered play area, parking and landscaping.
These £2.4 million proposals will allow the popular and successful school to expand its current...Read More »
Your local Exwick Labour Councillors have delegated community budgets to help local projects, groups, activities and other grassroots initiatives. Some recent examples have included helping support the new communal poly-tunnel at the Guys and Hylton Allotments and the community Apple Pressing Day at the West Exe Childrens Centre that was attended by...Read More »
Most local residents will be aware that the former Centre Exe stopped being used for youth work back in 2005 because of health and safety concerns , and the remainder of the building became redundant at a later date after failing a buildings inspection.
After lobbying from Exwick County Councillor Rob...Read More »
With the introduction of paid parking and a new enforcement regime at the Station Road Car Park many residents expressed concern that the signs advertising the new arrangements were inadequate.
In response to this Exwick Cllr Ollie Pearson insisted that the signage be improved. Now both on entering the car park...Read More »
We are sorry to see that the Wilkies' Store on Exwick Road has ceased trading.
Cllr Phil Bialyk adds “ It is always sad to see local retailers and businesses which serve the local community go out of business , and I hope that the former staff can find a positive...Read More »
Cllr Rachel Sutton was pleased to be invited to join members of the congregations of Exwick Community Church (part of the Baptist Union) and St Andrews Parish Church to celebrate the start of a trial year of sharing St Andrews on Sunday mornings for their respective services.
The evening started with...Read More »
Exeter City Council's Planning Committee has approved an application to expand Exwick Heights Primary School. The new building on the site of the former Guide Dogs for the Blind Kennels will allow the school to increase pupil numbers from 420 to 630 to meet the growing need for school places...Read More »
Cllr Rachel Sutton had a fascinating chat with Malcolm Price from the Men in Sheds project run in conjunction with Age UK which has been supported with grant aid by a number of ward councillors across the city. They collect old gardening tools which a lively group of older gentlemen...Read More »
Although postponed for 24 hours due to the rain on Saturday this was a great day out and we enjoyed meeting local people and the hardworking volunteers who had set up a quiz to help visitors find out about allotments. I learnt that Guys & Hyltons is the biggest allotment...Read More »
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Local ward members Rachel Sutton, Paul Bull and Rob Hannaford enjoyed meeting Kevin from the Love Local Food Project at the Guys & Hylton Allotments Open Day. We learned about their mobile shop that takes locally produced seasonal fresh food and drink around to various locations across the city. We...Read More »