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Budleigh pupils grill Major Tim Peake

Lucky pupils from St Peter’s Primary School in Budleigh Salterton have had a chance to question Major Tim Peake about his International Space Station mission, which took place earlier this year.

Local MP grilled by St John’s pupils

East Devon MP, Hugo Swire, visited St John’s International School is Sidmouth on Friday to answer questions from Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils on his role as MP and Minister of State.

MP marks Carers Week with Bluebird Care

East Devon MP, Hugo Swire, marked Carers Week 2016 by meeting Bluebird Care’s customers and carers in West Hill and Ottery St Mary on Friday 10 July.

Swire: Conservatives give boost to British food in East Devon

Hugo Swire has joined Conservatives across the UK to show support for the Great British Food Campaign. The five-year campaign, led by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, will give a boost to chefs, entrepreneurs and food producers to promote British food and drink at home and abroad. 

Local MP joins in celebrations at refurbished pub

Local MP, Hugo Swire, joined the team at The Balfour in Sidmouth to toast to the pub’s success following a £500,000 investment by national pub operator, Punch, that has also created 12 new jobs.