Residents update - Friday 24 September

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In this issue...

  • Couch to Coast launched in Exmouth
  • Winter opening times and cleaning schedules updated for East Devon public toilets
  • Special recycling guide issued to all East Devon residents
  • Half Term Outdoor Crafts at Seaton Wetlands
  • Call for new women business owners: This grant could help you!

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News and updates: 

Free Couch to Coast walks launched in Exmouth

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Join us to explore the Coast Path around Exmouth

We've organised a series of short FREE Coast Path walks, aimed at people taking their first steps into being active and who would like to take part in gentle, social, guided activity in nature. These sessions are designed to introduce you to the beauty and variety of the South West Coast Path and help you plan future trips to the Coast Path.

We will be exploring the stretch of coastline in and around Exmouth. Each session will be led by an experienced leader and each week we will be building up the distance gradually so that on the last session, we complete a full 5km. Each session will be followed by refreshments.

At each walk, we will be taking a different look at the Path such as its local history and wildlife.


The first session will take place on Thursday 7 October at 10am at the café at Ocean (Queen’s Drive, Exmouth EX8 2AY) and will include an introduction to the project, a short seafront walk and refreshments.

Email  or by call 01752 896237 for more information.

Winter opening times and cleaning schedules updated for East Devon public toilets 

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From Friday 1 October our toilets will move onto winter opening hours – 8am – 7pm.

We will also be cleaning each site 3 times per day which will ensure we are providing an enhanced clean of each site, which will also align with the reduced demand we expect to see once the daylight gets shorter.  

There will be a morning clean, lunch / early afternoon clean and late afternoon / early evening clean which will give us the best possible coverage with the resource we have.

LED join forces with Exmouth doctors to get residents active


LED Community Leisure welcomed a number of doctors and volunteers from Exmouth surgeries for their first face-to-face training which will help GPs start a new wellbeing walk from the local surgery to help support local people that wish to be active.

Business update 

Call for new women business owners: This grant could help you!

Women Start Up Advantage is a specialist programme designed to help brand new female founded businesses. The aim of the project is to stimulate innovation, new approaches and new ideas as well as supporting the establishment of new businesses. Women Start UP Advantage has 2 strands:

  • Female founded start-up businesses will receive a business support package to the value of £1000
  • SMEs will receive up to 12 hours of business coaching support provided by a Business Expert

Applications must be submitted by 7th October 2021

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Latest news and newsletters

East Devon District Council also produce regular newsletters and news on different topics, in the last week we have issued the following which may be of interest:

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Council meetings dates

Over the next week the following East Devon District Council meetings are taking place.  Any public meetings will be streamed live to the Council’s YouTube channel, and in the event of difficulties these will be streamed on our Facebook page instead. 

Planning Committee


- Wednesday 29 September 2021

 - 10am




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Recycling news 

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Special recycling guide issued to all East Devon residents

We have put together this helpful guide to help you with your recycling.

When you reduce, reuse and recycle you help conserve our planet’s resources and combat climate change.

Click the link below to download everything you need to know.


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Have you downloaded our free East Devon App yet?

Join over 30,000 people using our smartphone app and get simple personalised collection reminders, the latest collection updates and tell us about a missed collection. 

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Half Term Outdoor Crafts at Seaton Wetlands

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Our popular Autumn Crafts are back this October Half Term!

A fun-filled Family event at Seaton Wetlands including campfire cooking, Halloween-themed crafts

Booking is essential, so book for Wednesday 27 October, before the spaces go!

Book here

To keep in touch with the Wild East Devon Team follow them on Facebook and Twitter

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