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Sidmouth primary school's fun run in The Byes. Ref shs 26-16TI 3245. Picture: Terry Ife

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Anthony Broughton took this shot of the air ambulance, which was called out to an accident in Salcombe Hill Road.

A man has been airlifted to hospital after an accident in Salcombe Hill Road this morning (Tuesday).

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11:18
Christine Baker, 75, completed her first triathlon in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

‘Oldest competitor’ raises more then £1,800 for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

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Tim Treloar will be swapping the mountains for the desert in October as he takes on the Atacama Crossing.

An outdoor instructor is pushing himself to the limits to complete an ultra-marathon in memory of his parents.

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Yesterday, 18:16
Ottery St Mary Hospital entrance. Ref sho 7454-44-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Call for full public consultation on ‘significant changes’ being proposed

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Yesterday, 16:28
Sidmouth Voluntary Services' home at Twyford House

A ‘struggling’ Sid Valley charity will be looking for ways to finance CCTV for its headquarters, following an attempted burglary this week.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 10:51
Sidmouth III skipper David Watkins hits out

Hugely strengthened by returning players and the surprise inclusion of the 2nd XI’s leading wicket- taker, Sidmouth 3rd XI raced to their second win of the campaign at Bradninch.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

There are just three weeks remaining in the Honiton Summer Netball League campaign, writes Graham Ingram.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Unfortunatly, Sidmouth Ladies were unable to play this week due to the sea mist!, writes Maria Clapp.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The Charles Stanley Monday Stableford was won this week by John Jones who scored 39 points, writes John Barnard.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
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The Sidmouth Jewellers Friday stableford was won impressively this week, by Aston Puckey, writes John Barnard.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000

The second round of the Emerton Court for Sidmouth Golf Club was played this week by Sidmouth Golf Club, writes John Barnard.

East Devon News

Fire crews from Exmouth were called out to a fire involving a gas kettle on Monday (June 27).

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Anthony Broughton took this shot of the air ambulance, which was called out to an accident in Salcombe Hill Road.

A man has been airlifted to hospital after an accident in Salcombe Hill Road this morning (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 18:16
Ottery St Mary Hospital entrance. Ref sho 7454-44-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Call for full public consultation on ‘significant changes’ being proposed

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Yesterday, 16:04
Exmouth Armed Forces Day took place at the weekend. Royal Marines gave a combat demonstration to the public. Ref exe 26-16AW 1289. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth marked Armed Forces Day in The Strand at the weekend. The Royal Marine Band Service opened the event with their marching band display followed by a combat ready demonstration by marines from the Lympstone Commando Training Centre. Hundreds of visitors turned up to enjoy the occasion and support our armed forces.

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Yesterday, 11:16
Sidmouth firefighters helped cleaning the playground at Tipton primary school. Ref sho 0511-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

More than 450 sign petition against relocation of flood-prone buildings to Ottery St Mary

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Yesterday, 09:54

A fire crew was called out to a vehicle fire in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, June 25.

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East Devon Sport

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Ottery 2nds against Lewdown. Ref shsp 23-16TI 1621. Picture: Terry Ife

Topsham St James Under-12s travelled to Sampford Peverell for their re-arranged Cup match on a dark evening with rain again threatening.

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10:48

The June Stableford and Pine Coffin Cup were the challenges played for at East Devon on the middle Saturday of June, writes Paul Willoughby.

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10:48
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Daniel Armstrong scored a wonderful century, but it was ultimately in a losing cause as Topsham St James 2nd XI went down by 46 runs in their D Division East meeting with Feniton at their Acland Park home.

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10:49
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Honiton Town returned for pre-season training tonight (Tuesday) and it’s very much a case of ‘same again’ for the Hippo’s for the forthcoming new season, writes Steve Birley.

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10:49
The medals issued out to the runners who completed the Giants Head Marathon

James Ashforth ran the Giants Head Marathon on Saturday, which started in a small village called Sydling St Nicholas, writes Dave Mutter.

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Yesterday, 19:30
Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9104. Picture: Simon Horn.

Seaton went down by just three shots in a County Trophy meeting with Ottery St Mary, writes Linda Stone.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30
Tamsin Waley-Cohen. Photo: Patrick Allen.

Budleigh Music Festival 2016 will get off to a scintillating start on Friday, July 8, with a performance by La Nuova Musica.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Eduardo Niebla. Photo: Harry Dutton.

Spanish guitarist and composer Eduardo Niebla – described as ‘world-class’ by Time Out and hailed by The Guardian for his ‘exquisite’ guitar playing and lyrical, poignantly poetic style – is making a ‘welcome’ return to Otterton Mill, near Budleigh Salterton, in July.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Raddon Hill Clog Morris at West Country Traditions Day. Photo: Paul Strange.

It’s all getting rather jolly down at The Bicton Inn on Bicton Street in Exmouth.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Devon Dub Fest

The Devon Dub Fest – a three-day family event celebrating the iconic Volkswagen – is coming soon.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Ottery Pixies head down to the Square. Ref sho 1201-26-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hoards of pesky peak-capped youngsters are set to take Ottery St Mary by storm as part of the Pixie Day celebrations tomorrow (Saturday, June 25).

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Jeanne Marley, daughter of Reg Varney, at the Fairlynch Museum's Reg Varney exhibition in Budleigh.

The daughter of On The Buses actor Reg Varney has spoken of her gratitude to the people of Budleigh for the way in which her father’s centenary is being celebrated in the town.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Simmertones

The Simmertones – the South West ska and reggae band – are playing a free show at 2pm at the Exmouth Pavilion on Saturday, June 25.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Anando Mukerjee and Laure Meloy.

A musical evening is being held at Bicton Gardens near Budleigh Salterton in July, to raise money for two local charities – Hospiscare and Dream-A-Way.

Sunday, June 19, 2016
Martin James Bartlett. Photo: Alan Peebles.

This year the Budleigh Music Festival welcomes not one, but two previous winners of the BBC’s Prestigious Young Musician Competition.

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