Age UK Devon, Honiton Memory Café and Dr Ruth Darvill have brought the People’s Millions to Honiton after the public voted them winners of a £43,579 Big Lottery Fund grant.
The start of the £10.95 million work on Junction 29 of the M5 begins with a turf cutting ceremony at 11.30am on Monday, May 23.
People in Exeter are to get another chance to decide which promising community projects will receive financial backing.
A collection of historic photographs that chronicle the journey across the deserts and cities of Saudi Arabia by Princess Alice, the youngest granddaughter of Queen Victoria, are on display at Exeter University. The exhibition is at the University’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies to Saturday, August 14 and coincides with the annual Gulf Studies conference.
Devon County Council was accused of ‘rubbing salt in the wounds of Exeter’ following a High Court ruling that forces Exeter City Council to organise ‘expensive and unnecessary’ emergency elections. Exeter City Council was also ordered to pay Devon County Council costs, as yet undetermined.