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Fields of Sidmouth celebrated the work of its staff and chose its charity of the year at the annual ‘Faftas’ award ceremony this week.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Sidmouth Police Station in Woolcombe Lane

Government cuts have forced police chiefs to consider selling off properties to keep 3,000 officers on the beat – but there is ‘no foreseeable risk’ to Sidmouth’s station.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Icy roads

Devon County Council’s highways teams are geared up to respond to whatever the weather throws at the county this weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:27
Ian Walker who runs with the Sidmouth Running Club gets ready for his next run in aid of Balloons bereavement charity. Ref mhh 6116-05-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A Sidmouth dad-of-four will don his running kit and tackle a trio of endurance running races, in less than three months, for charity.

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Yesterday, 11:22
View of Sidmouth seafront. Picture: Alex Walton. Ref Sidmouth view 1

Sidmouth’s web savvy citizens and visitors could soon be embracing new technology, as the resort has been allocated funds for its first dedicated tourism app.

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Yesterday, 10:42

Driver taken to hospital with minor injuries

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Yesterday, 06:22
Claire Wright launched her manifesto this week. Ref exe 6326-05-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Independent parliamentary hopeful Claire Wright revealed this week the policies she hopes will see her voted in as East Devon’s MP in May.

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Thu, 12:50
East Devon District Councillor Derek Button, who died last month after a lengthy fight with cancer.

Tributes have been paid to one of East Devon District Council’s most respected councillors

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Thu, 11:34
Gull

Sidmouth beachgoers will be saved from an airborne nuisance this year after the town council agreed to fund a new seagull management plan.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 10:44

Frank Rosenwald, a Year 12 student at Colyton Grammar School, has been chosen for the England Schoolboys’ under-18 team after attending a series of regional and national trials, writes Ben Leahy.

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Yesterday, 10:44
Colyton Grammar School studen Elliot Moran on the podium after winning the Devon Schools Junior Boys Cross County Championships race.

Colyton Grammar School student, Elliot Moran produced a superb run to finish first in the Junior Boys category at the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships held at Stover, Newton Abbot, writes Zoe Kuyken.

Yesterday, 10:44
Izzy Steele (number four) who is set to run in the South West Schools Cross County Championship

Colyton Grammar School student Izzy Steele is preparing for the race of her young life, writes Steve Birley.

Yesterday, 08:35
Sidmouth & Ottery 5th played Sidmouth & Ottery C on Saturday. Ref shsp 1060-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) men’s first team booked a Devon Cup semi-final berth in dramatic circumstances on Sunday when they won a sudden-death penalty flick shoot-out at Sidmouth against Ashmoor, writes Steve Birley.

Yesterday, 08:35
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Sidmouth ladies played in the first round of the Lacemaker’s Trophy, instigated by Honiton Bowls Club, on Sunday and came up against stiff opposition, writes Zena Johnson

Yesterday, 08:35
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The week saw the New Year’s confidence of Sidmouth’s men bowlers sorely dented, with difficult league and cup matches, writes David Fairclough.

Yesterday, 08:35
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Thirty-four Sidmouth Bowling Club members have returned from an enjoyable weekend break at the TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay, writes Chris Hamer.

Yesterday, 08:32
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As Ottery St Mary Bowling Club does not have indoor rinks, we are fortunate to continue bowling during the winter months with a string of friendly fixtures through the kindness of other local clubs who do possess indoor facilities, writes Michael Smith.

Yesterday, 08:32
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On Wednesday the Sidmouth Ladies played another round in the Chambers Rose Bowl and Basket competition, writes Maria Clapp.

Latest Entertainment News

Thu, 18:30

Exe Dance Exmouth has just moved to new premises. Now located in a studio space above the Baptist Church, just off the Strand Gardens, it offers a range of dance classes, including ballet, tap and musical theatre (acting, singing and dancing), with Jo and Wendy.

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Wed, 18:30
Tenors Un Limited, Photo: Dean Kaden

Tenors Un Limited – one of the world’s top classical crossover groups - is appearing in Exmouth in March.

Mon, 18:30
Los Pacaminos come to Exmouth

On a bleak November day in London in 1993, singer Paul Young was pondering how to break the album/promotion/tour routine that to be honest, was becoming a little predictable after 10 years of being a solo performer. And anyway, he missed the camaraderie of just being a band member. So he called around some of his friends and members of his previous line-ups through the years to find out who would be interested in forming a loose, relaxed Tex-Mex group for some impromptu gigs.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Author Graham Hurley

Acclaimed crime writer Graham Hurley is giving a talk in Lympstone this week.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Think Floyd

The UK’s number one Pink Floyd tribute show is coming to the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, February 6, for one night only.

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