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11:35
Norma Hoare receives The Benemeienti Medal from The Bishop of Plymouth on behalf of the pope. Ref shs 05-16TI 0157. Picture: Terry Ife

A dedicated volunteer will remember the day she received an award from the Pope for the rest of her life.

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Steve Vernon, Sidmouths Town Crier for a day makes the first cry in the town for approximately fifty years. Ref shs 8362-47-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth could get a new town crier for the first time in 70 years after an actor volunteered to fill the position – but civic leaders said the opportunity should be open to all.

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Yesterday, 16:30
VALENTINE'S Day

A bereaved woman whose only company is her faithful golden retriever has turned Cupid by setting up a dating agency to bring other lonely over-60s together.

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Yesterday, 06:30
The Co-operative Bank on the High Street in Sidmouth. Ref shs 3048-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The closure of the Co-operative Bank’s Sidmouth branch will leave a high-profile vacancy in High Street.

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Yesterday, 06:27
Geoff Pook

Councillors have signed-off on a draft plan in the hope of securing ownership of some of Beer’s biggest assets and shaping the village’s future.

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Yesterday, 06:00
Donkeys Christian and Honey. Picture: The Donkey Sanctuary.

Charity will build a new specialist veterenary facility - and is seeking volunteers to help.

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Fri, 19:27
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

The inclusion of a 12-acre Sid Valley business park in East Devon’s Local Plan was branded ‘undemocratic’, ‘shambolic’ and ‘deeply flawed’ by residents and representatives at a meeting last week.

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Fri, 18:01
Twins Beckie and Ellie with mum Monica George and Francesca Laugharne at the Ottery neighborhood plan event. Ref sho 05-16TI 9942. Picture: Terry Ife

Successful event paves way for referendum in spring 2017

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Fri, 16:30
Typhoon pilot Jonathan Dowen at the Sid Valley Rotary club's black tie dinner. Ref shs 05-16TI 0144. Picture: Terry Ife

Sid Valley Rotary Club toasted a successful evening of fundraising after its charity dinner raised more than £8,000.

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Sidmouth Sport

11:12
Football generic picture

Another soggy Saturday means more fixture re-arranging!

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Yesterday, 12:48
Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The first Saturday of February was a complete washout across the football and rugby divide in terms of East Devon Clubs.

Fri, 16:31
Tom Gooding receives the D Division East champions trophy from Devon League chairman Stuart Munday.

Ottery St Mary, Honiton and Kilmngton all picked up divisional titles at the Tolchards Devon Cricket League annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Fri, 09:07

Newton Poppleford reach the half way stage of their Fresha League Three campaign when they travel to Clyst Valley Reserves tomorrow (Saturday).

Fri, 09:06
Sidmouth chiefs at home to Truro. Ref shsp 05-16TI 0081. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Chiefs went down 40-22 at home to Truro in their latest league match, writes Terry O’Brien.

Fri, 09:06
rugbyl generic picture

Sidmouth Under-12s were beaten by a powerful Topsham when they sides met.

Fri, 09:05
Sidmouth B who have just secured the Exeter and District Winter League Division Four title

Sidmouth ladies B team completed their Winter League campaign last week, writes Kate Truman.

Fri, 09:05
Sidmouth RFC Under-7s pull funny faces before their latest round of matches

Sidmouth Under-7s were in action against Topsham and their meeting was switched to the drier climes of the artificial surface at the home of the Royal Marines, Lympstone, writes Simon Dunstan.

Fri, 09:05
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Sidmouth ladies were pleased to get back on to the course on Wednesday after many weeks of inactivity due to the poor weather, writes Angela Coles.

Latest Entertainment News

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Dumbo's Feather

There’s a free concert coming up on St Patrick’s Day at the Exmouth Pavilion at 8pm on Thursday, March 17, writes Paul Strange.

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Yesterday, 11:00
frozen

There are two “Singalong” performances today (Saturday, February 6) at the Exmouth Pavilion.

Fri, 18:30
The Peaceful Hooligan

The 25 Years at the Bicton Inn Beer Festival concludes this week.

Fri, 13:07
Mike Edgecumbe is reviving Cinerama in Sidmouth

Movie lovers will have the chance to experience extraordinary constructions of classical antiquity from the comfort of Sidmouth in a trio of special screenings in aid of an international children’s charity.

Fri, 11:30
Unforgettable

The Unforgettable tour – featuring the powerful and uplifting voice of Michael Williams of The Drifters – is coming to the Exmouth Pavilion on Saturday, March 12.

Thu, 11:00
The Shetland Pony Grand National in the Mole Valley Farmers main arena at the Devon County Show.

Tickets for this year’s Devon County Show are now on sale.

Wed, 18:30
Loose Cannons

Award-winning 13-piece band the Loose Cannons are giving a charity concert at Ladram Bay, Otterton, on Saturday, February 27.

Tue, 18:30
Simon and Garfunkel Revival Band

If you like Simon and Garfunkel, you’ll enjoy an evening of their music at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, March 4.

Mon, 18:30
Budleigh Rat Pack

Organisers of the Budleigh Food and Drink Festival have put out a call for business sponsors for their ‘Beer, Bangers and Bands’ fundraising night, which runs from 6pm to midnight on Saturday, April 16.

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