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Campaigners have expressed their disappointment after a bid to safeguard Knowle’s parkland was rejected this week.

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
The Ottery 10K run took place at the weekend. Ref sho 6997-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A popular 10-kilometre run through Ottery St Mary made a successful return after a three-year break - with hundreds of fleet-footed fundraisers taking part in aid of a cancer charity.

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
The cut out card

This small item is just one of the objects featured in a new exhibition at Sidmouth Museum.

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1231-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Dan Lavery is determined Devon Freewheelers will help save lives – as a Belfast ‘hidden hero’ undoubtedly helped saved wife Shelley’s life in 2005.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Afternoon tea for Nancy Bowstead an RBL member for 70 years. Ref shs 6853-21-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A registered blind Royal British Legion (RBL) stalwart of seven decades is saying goodbye to Sidmouth - but will continue to raise money for the cause at the age of 93.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Sam Bader

Dad-of-one Sam Bader, 28, who grew up in Ottery St Mary, supports Devon Freewheelers by sponsoring one of the motorbikes, Bravo One.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

Independent councillors call for extraordinary meeting to debate the office relocation

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers founder Daniel Lavery will do whatever it takes to keep his lifeline service on the road so other families can receive the same help and care that saved his wife’s life.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Tanya Trevena with girl guides from Honiton and Sidmouth at the weekend collecting for her sailing challenge.

Guides from Sidmouth and Honiton did their best to help one of their own - as she prepares for a five-day sailing challenge.

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Sidmouth Sport

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A PGA Professional from Devon has played a key role in helping a local project that develops grass roots golf via schools win a national award.

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The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The 2015 Open Weekend at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provided a gliding experience to 70 visitors of all ages, writes Jill Harmer.

Yesterday, 12:56
Exmouth CC Pavilion

Exmouth’s Maer ground is set to stage some of the best T20 cricket likely to be seen in Devon this season when they host the MCCA Regional T20 finals day on Sunday.

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Tournament manager Chris Donovan presents winner Phillip Shaw with the Birdseye salver.

The annual May Weekend Handicap Tournament for the Birdseye Salver was blessed with good weather although that northerly wind could be quite cutting writes Chris Donovan.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Action from the Somerset Rebels meeting with Scunthorpe Scorpions

The protagonists from the 2012 Premier League Grand Final were meeting for the fourth time since that epic encounter, and in the intervening years the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels have had the better of their battles at the Oak Tree Arena against Scunthorpe Scorpions, writes Dave Thompson.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Cricket - generic picture

Topsham St James Under-12s made County Sports KO Cup progress with an eight wicket win over Sidmouth, writes Samantha Isard.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Bassetts Farm Primnary School tennis team

Current Exmouth Tennis Champions, Bassetts Farm Primary School have now been crowned the East Devon champions.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Budleigh Croquet Club. Ref exb 1326-19-07SH

On a cold day with a bitter north-westerly wind driving heavy showers across the lawns, Budleigh Croquet Club travelled to Sidmouth for their first match of the season in the South-West Federation golf croquet level play league, writes Rob Weeks.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Emily King competing on Brookleigh

Rising eventing star Emily King is ‘over the moon’ with a recent string of successes - including one of her ‘best results to date’.

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Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin - award-winning folk acoustic duo - will be appearing at The Beehive, Honiton.

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Chamber Philharmonic Europe.

The final event in this year’s May Festival in Honiton features the

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Rehearsals for Exmouth Musical Theatre Company's production of The Witches of Eastwick

The Exmouth Musical Theatre Company is bringing together its talented company to bring you The Witches of Eastwick.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
SW Telecomms Band

The SW Comms Band is performing an exciting programme with guest soloists at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 25, at Exmouth Pavilion.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Vintage Velo on Exmouth seafront.

Get your vintage bike and period clothing out. Velo Vintage is back in Exmouth on Saturday, June 13.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Exmouth Musical Theatre Company's production of The Witches of Eastwick.

Exmouth Pavilion’s summer season of free outdoor events kicks off today (Saturday, May 23), when the Exmouth Musical Theatre Company (EmCo) performs in the Pavilion gardens.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Trials and Tribulations

This year’s Exmouth Festival fringe includes a number of theatrical performances to savour at the Blackmore Theatre on Bicton Street and at Rolle College.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Chloë Stratta.

Elijah, first performed in Birmingham in 1846 and conducted by the composer himself, is not a work to be attempted by the faint-hearted, requiring singers with stamina and the ability to sing over an arching range of dynamics, from the contemplative style of Blessed are the Men who fear Him, to the declamatory Baal we cry to thee.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Visit Exmouth poster

Visit Exmouth – an Exmouth Festival project, funded by Arts Council England and the festival – is now on at Exmouth Library.

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