Exmouth news round-up: Our most popular stories of the week

  Posted: 10.10.21 at 06:45 by Will Goddard

us on Facebook

  See our new Community section

Exmouth Nub News is YOUR local paper - your town in your pocket.

We bring you the latest news, events, jobs, property and more.

Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest Exmouth stories straight into your inbox, every Friday morning.

Here are the top 10 most-read Exmouth stories on our website over the past week:

1. Pollution alert for Exmouth beach after sewage discharged into the sea - Surfers Against Sewage

A pollution alert has been issued by environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage for Exmouth beach due to sewage being discharged into the water.

2. Exmouth: Yarnbombing postboxes for Hospiscare, in pictures

Postboxes around Exmouth have been 'yarnbombed' to raise money for Hospiscare this month.

3. Exmouth: Kirstie and Phil visit NCI's Coastwatch House while filming Location, Location, Location in the town

TV stars Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer visited NCI Exmouth's Coastwatch House last week while filming on location.

4. Exmouth councillor 'incredibly proud' of town's response to Afghan refugees | Opinion

A couple of weeks ago, the Home Office placed approximately 50 Afghan refugees in Exmouth - people who'd escaped the horrors we witnessed on our televisions at Kabul Airport...

5. Exmouth: County council to discuss Devon housing crisis, rental property shortages on 7 October

Leading councillors are to suggest measures aimed at tackling Devon’s ‘housing crisis’.

6. Exmouth: 'Terrifying' 70% drop in Devon rental properties over last two years

Leading Devon councillors say it’s “terrifying” that almost three-quarters of privately owned properties that were rented out just two years ago in the county are no longer available for tenants.

7. Exmouth: Free 'Couch to Coast' walks for beginners now available

Free 'Couch to Coast' walks are now on offer to beginners on the coastline in and around Exmouth.

8. Exmouth RNLI to hold jumble sale in first fundraising event for 18 months

There’s a chance to support Exmouth’s lifeboat volunteers later in October – the town’s RNLI has announced its first fundraising event in 18 months.

9. Exmouth RNLI lifeboat launched to search for abandoned kayak drifting upside down on River Exe

At 5.51pm on Monday 4 October 2021, H.M. Coastguard tasked Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat D-805 George Bearman II to a report of an apparently abandoned kayak seen drifting upside down on the River Exe.

10. London Marathon runner from Exmouth races for the Honiton-based Devon Freewheelers charity

First-time London Marathon runner Tanya Robinson, from Exmouth, completed the 26.2 miles in just over four hours, to raise vital funds for the Devon Freewheelers charity, based in Honiton.


Enjoyed this article? For daily updates on what’s happening in Exmouth, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. You can also sign up to our free weekly newsletter featuring exclusive articles for subscribers - just type your email into the box below.

Like this article? Sign up to our weekly newsletter...
Here is a list of job opportunities that are currently available in and around Exmouth. You can view more opportunities on our https://exmout...

Upcoming Exmouth Event...

Christmas Fayre

🌲🎀🌲🎀🌲🎀🌲🎀🌲🎀🌲🎀 Exe Sailing Club, Exmouth Everyone welcome, open to non-members for this event. Free entry. Buy ...