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Yesterday, 14:21

Passers-by were appalled at an apparent smashed window at a town centre shop – but a closer look revealed it was a cracking April Fools Day trick!

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Tue, 12:50
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Tue, 11:00
Patient Participation Group chairman Di Fuller with members of the Sid Vale Association

Building work is almost complete and the Sid Valley’s new £2.1million surgery is set to open in early June – but a new funding bid is under way to improve the look of its car park.

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Mon, 16:30
The former SES stationery shop of Sidmouth. Ref shs 7143-42-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The new owner of Sidmouth’s SES building has revealed how his ambitious plans to renovate the ‘eyesore’ have been tied in red tape for six months – with no end in sight.

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Mon, 12:30
WESC intern Harry Roberts and manager Sharon Green

Working at charity shop and social enterprise gives visually impaired young people hands-on work experience – and has one intern aspiring to manage a store of his own.

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Mon, 11:00
Jo Earlam from Tipton St john, who is running the New York marathon next month to raise money for 10 charities, seen here after completing her first marathon in London in 2005

The finish line is in sight for a long-distance runner who is set to clock up her 50th marathon just after a milestone birthday.

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Mon, 06:37
Cllr Paul Diviani and Richard Cohen at the Knowle. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 8232-30-13AW

Controversial plans that will see the East Devon District Council (EDDC) sell its Knowle HQ to a developer and relocate from Sidmouth have been given the final go-ahead.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Tommy Duffy

The community is pulling together to ensure the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of a homeless man are not repeated.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
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As a boy, he wore his grandfather’s medals with pride. Today, Colin Kingman tells the story of a man who overcame adversity to become a Victoria Cross holder.

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Sidmouth Sport

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chard upped their game in the second half against Hornets to avoid what looked like a drubbing.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Honiton Tigers U8s took a squad of ten players to Exeter Saracens on Sunday and produced some decent rugby to claim two wins, a draw and a defeat in the four matches they played.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Honiton achieved a dramatic last-gasp win on Saturday to secure their survival in the Cornwall & Devon Division for another season, writes Roger Dance.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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As the Lacemen’s Colts licked their wounds from their recent defeat by a strong Barum outfit, they travelled to Okehampton for a must-win game and produced the goods in a 25-15 result, writes Paz Parratt

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Two wins in two days! It wasn’t a bad weekend for Honiton Town Youth U12s.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Dunkeswell Rovers didn’t put a foot wrong during a weekend of league and cup action away from home.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hard work during winter training paid off for Lyme Regis Gig Rowing Club at the Three Rivers Race put on by Caradon GRC on the Tamar.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

The Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) is offering a family workshop to co-ordinate with its exhibition : Drop Me A Line –Part 1 (which runs until Saturday, May 16.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Cole Stacey & Joseph OKeefe who are the India Electric Company

The India Electric Company is holding the Devon launch for its latest album at The Beehive, in Honiton.

Tue, 18:30

Forde Abbey is offering the chance to explore its grounds with the help of an Easter hunt.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Big Joe Bone

A three-day celebration of cider takes place at Exmouth Rugby Ground in May.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Andy Witheridge from the Salty Monk creates some chicken and wild mushroom sausages at the Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival aided by King's School student and Junior South West Chef of the Year for 2014 Melissa Johnson. Ref shs 0390-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The return of Budleigh Salterton’s annual food festival has prompted green-eyed looks down the coast – and renewed questions of why Sidmouth does not have one of its own.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Josh Young

Exmouth’s Centre Stage is “madly rehearsing” Sweeney Todd, which opens soon at the Pavilion.

Monday, March 23, 2015
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry

The first of four concerts from the St Peter’s Music Society is coming up soon. Harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry appears at the Temple Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton, at 7.30pm on Wednesday, April 15.

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, in Exeter will be hosting a new exhibition from Saturday.

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Front row fom left: Clemmie Donald, Jasmine Woolsey and Chloe Hunter play narrators in The Hopeful Grave. Victoria Woolsey (centre, rear) is also in the cast. Photo: Shaun Fry.

With Easter nearly upon us, there’s a timely play at Exmouth’s Holy Trinity Church on Saturday, April 4.

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