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A mum whose daughter is battling a brain tumour is calling for central government to increase funding for research.

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East Devon’s MP has called on education ministers to ‘go back to the drawing board’ over funding proposals that would see The King’s School lose £123,000.

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A small-scale mud run has been set up in the wake of the cancellation of East Devon’s popular Rocksolid Race.

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Call on whole community to get involved in stamping out abuse and exploitation of women

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Fundraising performers are inviting residents to celebrate like Scots as they mark Burns Night in Branscombe.

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Yesterday, 19:30

A pair of new boreholes are being drilled in Sidford this month that will supply two million litres of drinking water to 8,000 East Devon residents. South West Water (SWW) is investing £730,000 installing the boreholes at the Two Bridges Road pumping station to replace one in the Otter Valley, which was dug more than a century ago.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 08:02

Point-to-Point horse racing enthusiast will be heading to Black Forest Lodge this coming weekend, where it’s the turn of the Silverton to host their meeting on Sunday (January 22), writes Donna Harris.

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Yesterday, 08:02

Beer Albion Reserves beat South Zeal 4-3 in a thrilling Macron League Division Five contest at the Furzebrake on Saturday to earn much needed points, writes Richard Honnor .

Tue, 11:50

The first action of 2017 in the Honiton Netball League saw the top two Division One sides in action, writes Graham Ingram.

Mon, 12:20

Sidmouth A made it two wins from two outings in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League with victory over Clyst Hydon A.

Mon, 09:00

Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s defeated Lympstone B 7-0 when the pair met in an Exeter Youth League game.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sidmouth Town sprung a big South West Peninsula League Eastern Division surprise with a 5-3 win at Appledore.

East Devon News

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Call on whole community to get involved in stamping out abuse and exploitation of women

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The amount claimed in expenses by East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire during the last financial year has been revealed.

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Yesterday, 19:30

A pair of new boreholes are being drilled in Sidford this month that will supply two million litres of drinking water to 8,000 East Devon residents. South West Water (SWW) is investing £730,000 installing the boreholes at the Two Bridges Road pumping station to replace one in the Otter Valley, which was dug more than a century ago.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Musbury Primary School’s PTFA raised more than £500 from its Christmas Luxury Raffle, with all the prizes donated by local businesses.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Schools across East Devon are being reminded that they can arrange year-round outdoor sessions with education rangers from the district council’s Countryside team.

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Yesterday, 14:30

Poultry owners are being urged to keep their birds indoors – however many they have – to guard against the risk of an outbreak of avian influenza.

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East Devon Sport

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Exeter City Ladies FC are now back under the umbrella of the League Two side and Julian Tagg the ECFC chairman will undertake the same duties with the women’s and girls programme.

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Budleigh Salterton girl’s Under-12s edged out Dawlish when they pair met at Greenway Lane, writes SpursTom.

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Budleigh Salterton ladies had to settle for a point in their Westward Developments Devon Women’s League Division One meeting with University of Plymouth, writes SpursTom.

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Budleigh Salterton Reserves were beaten 2-1 by Dawlish at Greenway Lane, writes SpursTom.

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10:43

Brixington Blues Under-13s were 6-2 winners when they took on Copplestone in an Exeter Youth League match.

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10:43

East Budleigh Reserves banked a point from their visit to Chagford in a contest that saw four goals, writes Mark Auton.

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Latest Entertainment News

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The Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton is offering a guided exhibition talk as part of its winter art activities.

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Yesterday, 17:00

The Membury Merrymakers will present an original pantomime, written by Nat Bruzon, at the end of the month.

Tue, 16:58

Girl band Little Mix have announced a UK summer tour, including a show at Powderham Castle, near Exeter.

Mon, 17:18

John Shillito’s ‘Select Four’ will be performing in Dalwood this weekend.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The concept of a cycle of songs on a theme was created by Beethoven but, arguably, then developed to its zenith by Schubert in only a short space of time. A recital in Sidmouth Parish Church brings both of these milestones together.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bridport Arts Centre will be hosting Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s (BSO) new music ensemble Kokoro.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

After the huge success of last summer’s community play The Tempest of Lyme, the Marine Theatre is working on a spectacular new show called Monmouth.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Members of Axminster Drama Club are now in their final rehearsals for this year’s pantomime.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Hospiscare’s Men’s Walk is returning on Saturday, March 11.

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