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Residents have a second chance to have their say on controversial plans for a 9.3-acre business park in Sidford.

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12:00
County Hall in Exeter.

A Sidmouth woman refused medical intervention so she could die peacefully in her own bed at home, an inquest heard.

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07:00
Recycling boxes. Ref mhc 07-16SH 5145. Picture: Simon Horn

Plans to introduce an expanded recycling scheme in Sidmouth - which will see landfill-bound rubbish collected every three weeks - have prompted concern from some Herald readers.

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06:58
Ron Miles behind the bar at the lamb & flag in Ottery. Ref sho 3816-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Stalemate as owners fail to make necessary repairs to deteriorating building

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06:26
Sidmouth carnival. Ref shs 4032-40-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Tickets are on sale for a charity fashion show to raise money for Sidmouth Carnival.

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Yesterday, 16:58
Greater horseshoe bats

Appeal reached 80 per cent of £26,000 target in just one month - but more support needed

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Sidmouth Sport

20:12

Beer Albion Reserves kicked off their 2016/7 league campaign with a rousing 6-2 win over Newton St. Cyres writes Richard Honnor.

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10:37
Harrry Tincknell in action during the 4 Hours of Le Castellet race

Harry Tincknell is already planning to retake the lead in the European Le Mans Series standings next month after he lost his points advantage in France over the weekend.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Sidmouth Town played Alphington at the weekend. Ref shsp 34-16AW 3975. Picture: Alex Walton.

Sidmouth Town manager Josh Stunell had his misfiring side in for a heart-to-heart last night (Thursday) in a bid to sort out a disappointing start to the new campaign that has seen the Vikings lose three of their first four games.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Sidmouth Town played Alphington at the weekend. Ref shsp 34-16AW 3986. Picture: Alex Walton.

Sidmouth Town went down to a single goal defeat in their home meeting with Alphington.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Golf Ball.

On Sunday, Sidmouth Golf Club members played a 36-hole competition for the Scratch and Handicap Cups, writes John Barnard.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Newton Poppleford sponsor picture

Newton Poppleford have been working hard off the pitch during the summer to bring sponsorship to the club.

East Devon News

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A charity ball to support an Exeter-based cancer charity needs the support of Honiton residents and businesses.

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Yesterday, 16:58
Greater horseshoe bats

Appeal reached 80 per cent of £26,000 target in just one month - but more support needed

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Yesterday, 11:00
Partnership manager Richard Burningham (leftt) with Richard Kempton of South West Trains holding copies of the new “Devon – Great Scenic Railways” booklet.

East Devon and the Axminster to Exeter railway line is to be more widely promoted across the region, thanks to a new initiative.

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Yesterday, 09:03
Red Arrows at Sidmouth 2016. Ref shs 34-16TI 6349. Picture: Terry Ife

The Red Arrows put on a fantastic display at Sidmouth to a bumper crowd on Friday evening, the weather was just perfect for such an event.

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Yesterday, 07:00
The cycling team who are all hoping to raise £1,000 for a good cause.

A trio of cyclists embarked on a charity challenge and climbed more than 24,000 feet in 24 hours over the weekend.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
One of the posters from the collection.

Film buffs will soon have a chance to get their hands on a number of original cinema posters dating back to the 1930s.

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East Devon Sport

15:58
The Gentlemen team after their victory in the final of the Budleigh Cricket Club Community League

The Gentlemen pulled off one of the biggest shocks in recent years when crowned Community League Champions at the Ottermouth last Sunday.

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20:36
A great shot of a soccer ball Doni and I shot with the rest of the sports stuff. Man, the sun was hot that day!

Honiton Town hit new heights on match day two of the new Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division season with a terrific 4-1 win at Okehampton Argyle.

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20:12

Beer Albion Reserves kicked off their 2016/7 league campaign with a rousing 6-2 win over Newton St. Cyres writes Richard Honnor.

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20:12
Football on pitch

Upottery are quickly learning how tough life can be at the top and their latest Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division outing underlined life in the top flight.

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15:58
Looking out from a cricket scorers position

Seaton drove the final nail in the Axminster C Division East coffin and next season there will be two division’s between the East Devon rivals with the Axemen set to ply their trade down in D Division East with Seaton staging B Division cricket at their Court Lane home.

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10:50
Aaron Thompson is seen here in the brand new Cockles change strip, with Dave McCarthy, of Sam's Funhouse.

Exmouth RFC have continued their pre-season team building with then signing, on-loan, of an Exeter Chiefs player.

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Latest Entertainment News

18:30
Mick Ryans (left) and Paul Downes.

Renowned folk duo Paul Downes and Mick Ryan are to play a show in Lympstone to launch their fourth album, The Passing Hour.

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Yesterday, 19:35
Jeremy Vine will compere the evening.

The overcast skies and promise of rain on Saturday night showed no signs of dampening the atmosphere and enthusiasm among the audience for Sidmouth Town Band’s Last Night of the Proms.

Yesterday, 19:00
Royal Mail & the Royal Stamps

There’s a stamp exhibition and fair at St Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook Road, Sidmouth on Saturday, September 3, from 10am to 4pm.

Yesterday, 18:30
The Colaton Raleigh artists participating in Devon Open Studios (from left): Cynthia Boult, Penny Silverthorne, Simon Bramble and Laura Boyd.

As reported earlier on the Journal website, Devon Open Studios – a season where you can meet local artists, often within their personal work space – is coming up soon.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Eight year old Amber Hunt tries a key in the lock to win a prize at the Tipton St John Church fete on Bank Holiday Monday. Ref sho 9376-36-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A bouncy castle, barbecue lunch, stalls, sideshows and plenty of summer fun are on the cards for the Tipton St John Fete.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Circus Wonderland's clowns Popol and Kakehole.

Circus Wonderland – described as ‘Britain’s most magical circus’ - is returning to Exmouth’s Imperial Recreation Ground from Wednesday, August 31 until Saturday, September 3.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Place your bets at the Human Fruit Machine at a previous Ottery Fun Day. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref sho 7723-35-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

Roll up for a jam-packed day of fun in Ottery St Mary and help keep one of the town’s ancient traditions alive.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Wendy Bishop (playing Ethel Thayer) and Nick Lawrence (Norman) in the Exmouth Players' production of  'On Golden Pond'. Photo: Keturah Weber.

The curtain opened earlier this week on the Exmouth Players’ production of On Golden Pond.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Evita

Exmouth Musical Theatre Company (EMCo) is busy rehearsing for its next production, Evita.

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