A century-old tree that threatens to block the River Sid and cause considerable damage to several homes could be removed with the necessary consent.

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Thu, 10:28

A Royal Navy commander who was dispatched all over the world before retiring to write plays and pantos in Branscombe was smiling to the end.

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Thu, 06:30

The timings have been revealed for a very special flyover in Sidmouth’s airspace this summer to kick off the regatta weekend.

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Wed, 16:49

Civic leaders could step in to restore the quintessentially English sight of deckchairs along Sidmouth’s Esplanade – but they will also press to take on other seafront services.

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Wed, 13:40

A victory for common sense has been declared after communications bosses agreed to remove equipment that is blocking visibility at a Sidmouth junction.

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Wed, 13:18

More than 1,000 children and young people have inputted into a blueprint that will shape the Sid Valley – calling for more wide-ranging jobs and facilities for their age groups.

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Wed, 10:25

A Bible dating back nearly 300 years is on display at a flower festival in Venn Ottery this weekend after an appeal to bring it back home.

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Mon, 14:30

Half a dozen bakers joined a national cupcake campaign to net £455 for a dementia charity at Sidmouth Cricket Club last week.

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Mon, 13:27

A student filmmaker is appealing for volunteers to help create a zombie story that explores discrimination in society.

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Mon, 12:30

Gardeners are urging people to keep off their new tribute to the Red Arrows after finding the plants trampled on Sunday.

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Mon, 11:30

Sidmouth fire crews were called out six times over the weekend.

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Mon, 10:23

Elation followed some self-doubt when a dad cycled up Sidbury Hill for the 51st time in a day to complete his ‘Everesting’ challenge on Saturday.

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Mon, 10:05

An orchestra of two will be squeezing into the 50-seat venue in one of many fundraisers to restore Harpford Hall to its former glory.

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Mon, 07:55

The Ottery St Mary Hospital League of Friends was one of 20 deserving causes to share donations totalling £19,000 from the Devon Freemasons.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Russian students left a lasting memory of their visit to Sidmouth when they joined St John’s School pupils filling planters.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Outline plans to build two semi-detached ‘starter’ houses with parking in the garden of a Sidford home have been refused.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Villagers are being called on to help tackle an invasive weed that is taking over Newton Poppleford from 9.30am tomorrow (Saturday).

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Hot pasties, baked beans, massive bags of potatoes and mouldy muffins – the strange shopping list in a mysterious series of deliveries that has puzzled a pair of pensioners.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

‘Mathematical precision’ was essential for creating a floral display that captures the speed and agility of the Red Arrows flying over the Jurassic Coast.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

A cycling coffee shop assistant is once against pushing herself to fundraise for her employer’s charity of the year.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Plans to demolish industrial buildings in Sidford and construct five homes have been refused due to the risk of flooding.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Should affordable housing only be sold to people with links to the Sid Valley? How could the town be made more attractive to tourists? And what infrastructure is needed to support all this?

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Farmers at the top of Branscombe are calling on villagers to help them ‘eradicate’ an invasive plant and prevent its spread downstream.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Banners will advertise one of the Sid Valley’s most iconic shops if a planning application is approved.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Concerns about constituent representation in single-member town council wards in the Sid Valley have failed to influence a review.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sidmouth Lifeboat will benefit from a celebration of classic cars that promises to be biggest one yet.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A weekend of fun for all the family – boasting an appearance from a TV personality – is being staged next month to mark the 50th anniversary of Tipton St John’s playing field.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tickets go on sale next month for a candelit street party in Sidmouth as part of the regatta weekend celebrations.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

A developer has appealed the refusal of its multi-million-pound bid to create a 113-home retirement community at Knowle.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

A Sidmothian satirist is offering East Devon residents the chance to ‘meet your MP’ – in the form a cabbage sporting a blue ribbon.

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