Sidmouth / Ottery news

The bomb squad was dispatched to Sidmouth after a woman clearing out her late father’s garage found a hand grenade.

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Organisers are still hopeful historic aircraft will fly over Sidmouth despite issues with their engines – but the Red Arrows display will go ahead ‘come what may’.

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Hardworking sixth formers at the King’s School are celebrating ‘amazing’ A-level results.

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Sidmouth College students saw their hard work pay off as their A-level results capped off another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for the youngsters.

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Yesterday, 16:53

An ‘intoxicated’ man was ‘somewhat embarrassed’ after rescue crews were called when he fell asleep on a Sidmouth beach - as the tide came in.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A bicycle belonging to a Sidmouth father was destroyed beyond repair after it was stolen from outside his home.

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Sidmouth Sport

14:10

East Devon drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith was in top form once again when he travelled north to take part in the George Brown Memorial Sprint held at the East Kirkby track in Lincolnshire.

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14:01

Ottery St Mary manager Dave Fairweather is very content with how things have gone at Washbrook Meadow over the pre-season.

12:36

Ottery St Mary bowlers have enjoyed a good past week in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

08:33

This week the ladies played for the Arthur Skinner Cup, writes Andrea Milton.

Yesterday, 16:24

The Sidmouth Jeweller’s Friday night league was won this week Steve Crabb with 41 points, writes John Barnard.

Yesterday, 10:00

The ‘Redfern Trophy’ was once again won by an Ottery St Mary team, writes Michael Smith.

Latest Entertainment News

Mon, 18:30
FolkWeek 2017

She Moved Through The Fair – Friday night’s FolkWeek presentation at the Manor Pavilion – initially sounded more likely to be educational than entertaining.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Seth Lakeman and The Drystones at the Bulverton Marquee

FolkWeek 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017

Oysterband at Bulverton Marquee, Sidmouth FolkWeek 2017

FolkWeek 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A walk round a close cluster of venues can really get you into the spirit of Sidmouth FolkWeek, write Paul Strange and Delia Pemberton.

FolkWeek 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Looe Music Festival – the award-winning event that transforms the Cornish coast – is back at the end of September.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Thanks to funding from Creative Scotland, FolkWeek is thrilled that some diverse sounds of modern Scotland contribute to the broad spectrum of over 700 events at over 40 venues during the eight-day festival.

FolkWeek 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017

Fancy having a go yourself? Over 200 workshop events offer novices or experts a wealth of one-off tasters, week-long series, masterclasses, perennial favourites and exciting innovations, as well as the opportunity to work alongside some master musicians and dancers booked for the week.

FolkWeek 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017

Making best use of the Manor Pavilion’s traditional theatre space, some special shows find an ideal home.

FolkWeek 2017
Friday, August 4, 2017

A wonderful tradition in the making with the second annual Sidmouth Horse Trials.

FolkWeek 2017

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