Forgetting any mythical connotations, mention of The Mermaid evokes one thing for a certain generation – flares, groovy tunes and the most happening place in town.
A volunteer who helped secure funding for Newton Poppleford’s play park says parents have a ‘social and moral responsibility’ to clear-up their rubbish.
Sidmouth’s longest-serving town councillor has resigned after 30 years’ service because he found it ‘impossible’ to deal with colleagues who ‘publicly humiliated’ his wife.
A pair of tattooists will be holding a unique fundraising event to help a cause that is close to their hearts.
The Red Arrows could be secured for next year if every Sid Valley resident gave just £1.
The ‘creativity and innovation’ of hard-working volunteers havs seen them showered with praise by South West In Bloom judges.
A grandfather-of-five is appealing for £50,000 so he can continue his charity’s good work in Africa – because he has no plans to retire any time soon.
A 100-year-old who brushed shoulders with royalty and film stars says the key to a long life is to ‘just do what you want’.
One of the longest serving members of the Sidmouth branch of the RNLI, has been awarded its Gold Badge in recognition of his outstanding service.
Honiton riders do well at Yeovilton vent
The South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) Roller Derby Team hosted the latest games within tier three of the British Roller Derby Championships at Wellsprings Leisure Centre, Taunton.
The past week saw lots of action at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.
East Devon golf ace Sophie Keech has been enjoying further success.
Colyton Grammar School student, Charlotte Beviss has recently triumphed in the Acrobatic Gymnastic International Acrobatic Gymnastic International Cup held in Turin, Italy, writes Hannah Wright.
Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell is very content as his team’s pre-season preparations continue, writes Steve Birley.
Macmillan cancer Support Sidmouth held their Golf Charity Day at the club and it proved to be a resounding success, writes Chris Grubb.
Friday saw the Macmillan Cancer Charity holding a fund raising day at Sidmouth Golf Club, writes John Barnard.
Away from the club’s 30th anniversary celebration the Ottery bowlers also cerate a new ‘first’ for the club, writes Michael Smith.
FolkWeek returns to Sidmouth this week with another jam packed programme.
Looking for things for the kids to do this summer holiday? At A la Ronde – the 18th-century, 16-sided house and grounds near Exmouth, owned by the National Trust – there is a family activity on offer every day.
Get your loon jeans, hot pants, scoop T-shirts and platform shoes at the ready… the SuperSonic ’70s Show is coming to Exmouth on Friday, August 21.
Wind band, the Honiton Music Company, joined forces with Our Sidbury Choir for a fundraising evening of summertime music at Sidbury Church earlier this month.
Circus Wonderland is coming to Exmouth soon. Described as Britain’s ‘most magical circus’, it’s at the Imperial Recreation Ground from Wednesday, July 29 until Sunday, August 2.
Award-winning restaurant River Cottage has invited its first solo female music act to entertain diners at its Axminster HQ.
A chance visit to the tip has seen a movie-lover unearth what could be one of just two surviving copies of an 87-year-old silent film.
Sidmouth Fringe Sessions return from August 1 – 5, with organisers ‘setting the bar very high’.
Branscombe Festival returns this weekend with a new line-up of famous faces from the worlds of opera and jazz.
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