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12:34

Crews from Sidmouth were called to reports of a property fire in the town this morning (Thursday).

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12:00

Paramedics are treating a casualty at the scene in Gold Street

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Yesterday, 16:37
Sidmouth Lifeboat

Sidmouth Lifeboat launched this afternoon (Wednesday) following concerns for the safety of two adults and five children.

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Yesterday, 11:48

Gypsies are being blocked from occupying land that adjoins East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths in an ‘unprecedented’ move to protect the environmentally sensitive area.

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Yesterday, 10:45
The murals at Sidmouth swimming pool car park. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 5931-09-14AW

A full complement of murals depicting life in our seaside resort is in place thanks to the hard work of Sidmouth College artists.

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Yesterday, 09:25

Police are carrying out enquiries following a vehicle blaze in the early hours of this morning.

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Yesterday, 06:55
John Vinnicombe with his son Mark on their farmland near Ottery St Mary. Ref sho 4774-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A farmer is warning people to be aware of potential dangers on public footpaths after he said a runner caused his cattle to stampede.

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Tue, 15:55
Chris Tucker with the sign for The Mermaid Bar

Forgetting any mythical connotations, mention of The Mermaid evokes one thing for a certain generation – flares, groovy tunes and the most happening place in town.

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Tue, 11:06
an overflowing rubbish bin at Newton Poppleford playing fields. Ref shs 3132-29-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A volunteer who helped secure funding for Newton Poppleford’s play park says parents have a ‘social and moral responsibility’ to clear-up their rubbish.

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Sidmouth Sport

12:39

Ottery St Mary produced a terrific performance to win a pre-season friendly at Beer Albion on Tuesday night.

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12:38
Rob Baxter with Sidmouth RFCs club captain Dan Retter, head coach Mark Beavis and chairman Lester Wilmington.

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter was the guest of honour for a Question and Answer Evening at Sidmouth RFC, writes Daniel Goddard.

12:38
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The scoring in this week’s Monday’s Charles Stanley Stableford was again, particularly impressive, writes John Barnard.

12:38
Exeter Falcons management Rob Doran (left) and Alan Spencer

More than 100 Exeter Falcons fans attended a packed public meeting to hear prospective promoters Rob Doran and Alan Spencer announce that they had found a site for a new track, writes Tony Lethbridge.

12:36
Neil Matson and Vela Fresca leaving Ponta Delgada at the start of the return leg of the Azores and Back race

Two members of the Exe Sailing Club, Neil Matson in Vela Fresca and Jeremy Moore in Redeye, recently completed the famous and well-established Azores and Back Race (AZAB) ocean sailing race.

12:35

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison has been involved in a race with a difference this past week.

12:35
Scorpion racing off Sidmouth

The weather was perfect for the eight boats that took to water for the second of the Sidmouth Sailing Club Taster Plus sessions.

12:31
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The Men’s B team played their last match of the season last Thursday against Tiverton at home, writes Kate Truman.

12:27
Steve Walker on his way to his highest score for Tipton St John

In a match sponsored by the Kings Arms, Otterton, Tipton were lucky to play Cardiff tourists Mitres as a glorious summer’s day was sandwiched between two very rainy ones in which Sunday’s match against the Met Office was cancelled, writes Phil Wright.

Latest Entertainment News

14:48

Rising stars - and ones to watch - have been handpicked for a packed programme of performers at a festival of free music in Salcombe Regis.

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Yesterday, 18:35
Taking the applause at Branscombe (from left): pianist Matteo Pais, soprano Angel Blue and tenor Francesco Meli. Photo: Paul Strange.

Now in its third year, Branscombe Festival has established itself as one of the South West’s most prestigious cultural events.

Yesterday, 09:22
Ninebarrow. Picture: Greg Funnell

Jim Causley and Friends will host a unique West-fest for Lyme Folk’s finale on Sunday, August 23, with How the West was Sung, a music-packed evening of song and banter, from local artists celebrating our the West Country.

Mon, 13:55
Sidmouth Steppers enjoy their performance at the 60th annual FolkWeek.

FolkWeek returns to Sidmouth this week with another jam packed programme.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Craft materials at A La Ronde

Looking for things for the kids to do this summer holiday? At A la Ronde – the 18th-century, 16-sided house and grounds near Exmouth, owned by the National Trust – there is a family activity on offer every day.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
SuperSonic 70s Show

Get your loon jeans, hot pants, scoop T-shirts and platform shoes at the ready… the SuperSonic ’70s Show is coming to Exmouth on Friday, August 21.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Honiton Music Company and Sidbury Choir.

Wind band, the Honiton Music Company, joined forces with Our Sidbury Choir for a fundraising evening of summertime music at Sidbury Church earlier this month.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Clown due The Popolinos in Circus Wonderland.

Circus Wonderland is coming to Exmouth soon. Described as Britain’s ‘most magical circus’, it’s at the Imperial Recreation Ground from Wednesday, July 29 until Sunday, August 2.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Kelly Oliver

Award-winning restaurant River Cottage has invited its first solo female music act to entertain diners at its Axminster HQ.

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