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Branscombe Primary School pupils took part in pancake races in the village hall to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Ref shb 06-16AW 8826. Picture: Alex Walton

Pupils at Branscombe Primary School put their flipping skills to the test to mark Pancake Day.

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Yesterday, 16:25
Kate Thomas who is one of the managers at Sidmouth Medical Practice is pictured presenting a cheque for £517.50 to Memory Cafe committee member Pat Cooper at Twyford House this week. Kate raised £400 of the money by completing a half marathon and the rest from a Christmas raffle. Kate is keen to put a team together to run the Great West Run later this year to help raise even more funds. Ref shs 05-16SH 3684. Picture: Simon Horn

A health centre manager says enduring ‘13 miles of hell’ was worth it after she raised more than £500 for the Admiral Nurse appeal.

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Yesterday, 06:34
Children at Sidbury primary school enjoyed pancake races at school this week. Ref shs 06-16SH 4033. Picture: Simon Horn

Children at Sidbury Primary School had a flipping great Pancake Day with some help from the village’s Women’s Institute.

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Fri, 19:30

A pensioner who almost fell foul of a phone scam is warning others to think before they hand over their details - after fraudsters accessed her webcam.

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Fri, 17:34
Joe Fowler's bronze winning Thai-inspired noodle dish

Former Sidmouth College and King’s School students bag gold and bronze prizes in cookery competition

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Sidmouth Sport

Fri, 18:27
Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The long wait for some action goes on for Ottery St Mary Reserves.

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Fri, 12:28

It’s that time of year when bowling clubs prepare for a new outdoor season and one of the top items on the agenda is usually playing kit and Sidmouth bowlers are set to look resplendent in their new uniform for 2016.

Fri, 09:58
4 Trigs runners head up Peak Hill on Sunday. Ref shsp 06-16SH 0353. Picture: Chris Woodcock.

There was another magnificent turnout for the 16th running of the Four Trigs Challenge, writes Marion Hayman.

Fri, 09:58
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It’s not just the senior footballers who are suffering with a lack of action.

Fri, 09:57

Devon will play a warm-up match against Hampshire in early April at the Ageas Bowl as part of their preparations for the season ahead.

Fri, 09:56
Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) teams managed to see action last weekend despite the conditions.

East Devon News

Fri, 15:11
Ottery's only public toilet was vandalised

The town’s only public lavatory had to be closed this week

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Fri, 12:30
Close-up of woman's mouth

The potential amount of money that could be saved is the equivalent to 364,000 dental check-ups.

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Fri, 12:22

Thousands of married couples and civil partners in the South West are missing out on the chance to pay less tax, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) warned today.

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Fri, 09:19
Recycling bins on Church Street, Sidmouth. Ref shs 2844-04-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

EDDC picks winning bidder for seven-year recycling and refuse contract

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Fri, 06:38
Road closure in West Hill. Ref sho 04-16TI 9842. Picture: Terry Ife

Complaints pile up as giant hole keeps route blocked

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Fri, 06:30
Bag of dog mess fly-tipped on Woodbury Common

Members of the public are being called upon to help identify people who have been fly-tipping on Woodbury Common.

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East Devon Sport

Fri, 12:31
Exeter Chiefs

Rob Baxter insists confidence within the Exeter Chiefs camp remains high despite slipping to defeat against Aviva Premiership leaders Saracens last Sunday.

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Fri, 09:58
One of the Exmouth Netball Club teams

Exmouth Netball Club is going from strength to strength and is about to put on a very special event.

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Fri, 09:58
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It’s not just the senior footballers who are suffering with a lack of action.

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Fri, 09:55

There was no action for any of the Sidmouth XVs last weekend as the wet weather shut down rugby, football (and even some hockey) across the area.

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Fri, 09:54
High drama during the match as Jan Roberts and Cassidy Lenton watch a wood on its way towards the jack.

It was an enthralling time when eleven of our Madeira ladies were in action against ISCA in the latest round of the Devon Top Club competition, writes Jude Latta.

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Fri, 09:53
Football generic picture

With the South West Peninsula (SWP) League into the final third of the campaign, who are the leading side in terms of the three East Devon sides playing in the section this season?

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:31
David Hamilton

David Hamilton’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Back The Years – a tribute show to the great music of the 1950s and swinging ’60s - is at the Exmouth Pavilion on March 18.

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Fri, 18:31
Sinatra and friends

Be transported back to the 1950s with the Sinatra and Friends Holographic Concert, coming up at the Exmouth Pavilion on March 19.

Fri, 18:30
Sue Gunn-Johnson

Who better to play a vicar’s wife than someone who has experienced the role?

Thu, 18:31
Just Misbehavin'

Romance will be in the air in Exmouth this weekend, as Valentine’s Day approaches, writes Paul Strange.

Thu, 18:30
Les Baker and friends

Members and friends of Seaton Choral Society, led by Leslie Baker, will give a concert performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury, along with some other excerpts from the operas.

Thu, 14:30
Stewart Francis

Exeter Corn Exchange was filled with the sound of laughter as one of TV’s biggest comedians visited the city for an evening.

Wed, 18:30
Pretty Muddy charity event.

East Devon women are being urged to get the new year off to a great start by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2016.

Wed, 18:30

The Kilmington Players’ pantomime this year is Babes in the Wood, based loosely, very loosely, on the tale of Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Tue, 18:30
The Riverside Players present Aladdin from February 10 to February 13 at Newton Poppleford Village Hall.

So the panto season is over for another year?

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