Sidmouth / Ottery news

Stella warns other of the dangers of ticks.

A Sidbury woman, who has been left living in pain for the last 17 years after catching a disease from a tick bite, is working to prevent others from suffering the same fate.

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08:58
Laurie Willis let children have a hands on look at his Lightning McQueen car at Stowford Community Centre which he designed in memory of his son who died of sepsis. Ref shs 17-16AW 4856. Picture: Alex Walton

Lightning McQueen came to Sidmouth as part of a dad’s bid to raise awareness of the condition that suddenly killed his son.

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Yesterday, 19:54
Matt Booth

Landlords in Sidmouth and Ottery St Mary, with vacant family-sized properties, are being urged to come forward to help house Syrian refugees.

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Yesterday, 16:48
June Woodward was presented with Ottery's Citizen of the Year award by mayor Glyn Dobson

‘She has spent her life serving her community’

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Yesterday, 16:30
Seagull-proof rubbish bags are to be introduced.

The amount of rubbish being dropped in a Sidmouth road has dramatically increased since a number of bins were removed, according to a shop owner.

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Yesterday, 11:09
Folkweek 2013. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 0252-32-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Pledge that the ‘unique atmosphere’ of town’s long-standing tradition will be recaptured

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Sidmouth Sport

09:16
Cricket - generic picture

Ottery St Mary Cricket Club 1st XI will this weekend embark upon their first ever campaign in the third tier of Tolchards Devon League cricket under new leadership following the close season departure of title-winning skipper, Lewis Townsend, writes Ian Townsend.

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09:13
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1273-10-11SH

It was a memorable day at the picturesque Devon venue of Flete Park for Ottery St Mary trainer Ed Walker and his jockey Josh Newman, writes Granville Taylor.

Yesterday, 14:48
Harry Tincknell

East Devon racing driver Harry Tincknell is targeting a FIA World Endurance Championship podium finish in Belgium on Saturday (May 7).

Yesterday, 14:47

Week three in the Honiton Netball Summer League was completed and now all the teams have played at least one game, writes Graham Ingram.

Yesterday, 14:18
Bowls

This coming Friday (May 6), Ottery St Mary Bowls Club stages an Open Day running from 2pm until 8pm when the club hopes to play host to all those interested in trying the wonderful game of bowls.

Yesterday, 10:58
Bowls

Ottery’s first away fixture of the new outdoor season proved to be a mighty close affair, writes Michael Smith.

East Devon News

An electrician who was caught with a 15-million volt stun gun has been spared an immediate prison sentence after telling a judge he bought it on a skiing trip.

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Yesterday, 14:42

A drink driver from Exmouth who killed a 20-year-old man has escaped with a fine; the court said his driving ‘had not caused the accident’.

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Gallery:Star Wars Day

Yesterday, 13:27
The Bonnett family pose with s group of Stormtroopers at the Star Wars day at the World of Country Life on Monday. Ref exe 18-16SH 2980. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures at World of Country Life

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Yesterday, 12:10
Pictured from the front (l to r) arer Tony Woodman Cllr Ian Thomas, Trustees of The Seaton Gateway Theatre Company, Barbara Deardon Potter BME, Paul Hotchkiss (Seaton Citizen of the Year) and Alan Nicholas, and Cllr Marcus Hartnel.

‘Community asset’ is handed back to the local council

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Yesterday, 11:00
Alan Rowe MBE and Tony Coop with their collection of used stamps.

The stamps have raised around £260,000 for Hospiscare since 1992.

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Yesterday, 10:33
Deer in field.

People across East Devon have been warned not to touch young deer that appear abandoned in the countryside.

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East Devon Sport

09:23

The Woodbury Park seniors played the first major event of the season, The Spring Cup, writes Carole Pye.

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09:14
Exmouth CC Pavilion

Exmouth captain Richard Baggs wants one more go at winning the Premier Division title before he leaves 1st XI cricket for good, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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09:13
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1273-10-11SH

It was a memorable day at the picturesque Devon venue of Flete Park for Ottery St Mary trainer Ed Walker and his jockey Josh Newman, writes Granville Taylor.

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09:16
Cricket - generic picture

Ottery St Mary Cricket Club 1st XI will this weekend embark upon their first ever campaign in the third tier of Tolchards Devon League cricket under new leadership following the close season departure of title-winning skipper, Lewis Townsend, writes Ian Townsend.

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Yesterday, 20:52
The victorious Exmouth Ladies crew return to the sheltered waters of Teignmouth Harbour.

Exmouth Rowing Club took seven crews to the Teignmouth Regatta, part of the Southwest Coastal Rowing League competition.

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Yesterday, 20:50
Lady President of Bowls Devon, Jacky Howle, presents Madeira's Jill Perrin with
her County Badge.

One of the highlights of the Madeira ladies summer season is the early fixture against the president and ladies of Bowls Devon and this year was no exception, writes Jenny Smith.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30
Bridge - generic picture

The Magnolia Club, in Exmouth, is looking for bridge players and would welcome new members.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Ian Caddy

Seaton Choral Society is in rehearsals to present Haydn’s The Creation.

Yesterday, 18:30
Andrew Lownie

Author and literary agent, Andrew Lownie, has been praised for his revealing biography of Guy Burgess, one of the Cambridge Spy Ring, who passed some 5,000 documents to the Russians before and during the Cold War.

Mon, 18:30
Sugar Shakers

The organisers of Woodburystock – the annual music festival in support of the cancer charity FORCE – have announced the line-up this year.

Mon, 18:30
Honiton Community Theatre Company will announce the name of the show at its information evening.

Honiton Community Theatre Company is launching its summer musical comedy at The Beehive on Monday, May 9, at 7pm.

Mon, 18:30
Ryan Drucker

The Honiton Festival returns to St Paul’s Church at 1pm, on Friday, May 6 for a recital by the exciting young pianist Ryan Drucker.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Tina May at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 3: Craig Milverton Trio plus Tina May

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Three tenors (from left): Robert Fowler, Scott Hamilton and Julian Marc Stringle at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 2: Craig Milverton Trio with ‘The Three Tenors’ + Dixeland Allstars

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Vocalist Zoe Schwarz at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

Budleigh Salterton Jazz Festival Review 1: Wind Machine + Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

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