River Otter Beaver Trial voted ‘Wildlife success of the year’
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
East Devon’s River Otter Beaver Trial has been hailed as a major wildlife success in a nationwide poll of nature overs.
How we can help to fix broken housing market
Monday 20th Mar 2017
Living as we do in a part of the world where house prices are many times greater than average wages, the moves in the latest Housing White Paper to recognise the increasingly important role of the rented sector are encouraging. The Department for Communities and Local Government, in releasing the White Paper, named it Fixing our broken housing market.
With help from Friends, ancient hillfort is saved
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
A partnership formed by Clinton Devon Estates, Historic England, local people and a team of dedicated enthusiasts has been instrumental in helping preserve a nationally important Iron Age hillfort. The Friends of Berry Castle was set up early in 2015 and made such great progress that in just two years the ancient fort was removed from Historic England’s Heritage At Risk Register.
Beetles enlisted to save the spruce – from beetles
Friday 10th Mar 2017
Spruce is one of our nation’s most important commercial tree species, and it’s under attack.
The great spruce bark beetle was, scientists believe, brought to the UK among imported timber around 30 years ago, and since then has become an established pest in Western England and in Wales.
River Otter themed walks in partnership with Otterton Mill
Monday 20th Feb 2017
Clinton Devon Estates and Otterton Mill are working in partnership to provide a series of accompanied walks along the River Otter.
Musical duo exchange London for Liverton
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
Two of the UK’s leading music mastering engineers have moved their studios to Exmouth – and are now working just two doors apart!
Tree felling to protect electricity supply
Monday 13th Feb 2017
Tree felling work has taken place to protect power lines in Budleigh Salterton and is expected to be complete by the end of Monday 13th February.
East Devon wildlife shortlisted for national countryside award
Wednesday 01st Feb 2017
Farmers in East Devon are being praised for their “stellar effort” in helping the endangered Cirl Bunting to increase its population in Devon tenfold in the past 25 years.
New jobs as Toolstation opens its first branch at Exmouth’s Liverton Business Park
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
One of Britain’s fastest growing trade businesses has opened its latest branch at Liverton Business Park in Exmouth with the creation of seven new jobs.
New face on patrol on the Pebblebed Heaths
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
If you have been enjoying the stunning beauty of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths recently, you may well have come across the area’s new conservation steward on patrol.