News in Exmouth

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival is celebrating the success of its first ever hybrid virtual and physical festival with more than 11,000 unique pages views of the 31 events since they went online from September 16.

Viewers tuned in from as far away as the USA, Canada and Australia, as well as plenty from closer to home in East Devon, to enjoy this year's line-up, with headliners including writer, comedian, presenter of QI Sandi Toksvig OBE; former British Ambassador to the United States Sir Kim Darroch; behavioural scientist and activist Dr Pragya Agarwal; former Chief Prosecutor Nazir Afzal; and bestselling author and creator of Midsomer Murders Anthony Horowitz.

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East Devon District Council has registered its opposition to a 'ludicrous' algorithm that could see double the number of new homes have to be built each year.

The Government is set to change the method they use for calculating the amount of housing each district should provide each year, with the new method seeing the numbers in East Devon rise by 67 per cent, Mid Devon by 75 per cent, and Teignbridge by 102 per cent.

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There have been some interesting stories in Exmouth this week, we had the rare, and somewhat surreal, sighting of a tuna circling paddleboarders and the owner of Spoken seeking Quick Gin investors.

Here at Exmouth Nub News we like to make your life easier so if you've missed any news this week don't worry.

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