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Yesterday, 06:31

A hard-working employee and the second of four family generations to work in Fields’ department store has celebrated 20 years’ service.

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Fri, 12:30
Ducks are part of a new animal husbandry project at Sidmouth College

Caretakers have vowed to ‘outfox a fox’ after Sidmouth College’s flock of chickens and ducks was decimated by a wily predator this week.

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Fri, 11:02

With the recent warmer weather set to continue, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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Fri, 10:13

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Sidford which left a 65-year-old pedestrian with life-threatening injuries.

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Fri, 09:56

District bosses are warning residents about a council tax refund scam.

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Fri, 09:24
Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

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Thu, 15:13
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery explains what prompted him to sell the family home to start up a charity that would become a vital lifeline throughout Devon

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Thu, 15:13
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Devon Freewheelers operates ‘hand-to-mouth’, with founder Daniel Lavery checking the daily bank balance through his fingers. Find out how you can help the lifeline charity.

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Thu, 15:13
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Devon Freewheeler’s founder Daniel Lavery sold the family home to start up the lifeline charity as a way of thanking the ‘hidden hero’ who saved his wife’s life.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 22:28

Sidmouth went down by seven wickets when they travelled to Bath for a 50-over match.

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Yesterday, 17:03
Josh Grajczonek and Leigh Lanham in action during the Somerset Rebels meeting with Ipswich Witches

Recent history would suggest that the ‘Case’s’ Somerset Rebels match up against the Ipswich Witches for a Friday night Premier League group match would be stroll in the park, but sometimes, despite recent history, things don’t always play out as you would expect, writes Dave Thompson.

Fri, 19:41
Exmouth chess player Meyrick Shaw in play against internationalmmaster, Jack Rudd, watched by his Exmouth clubmate, Steve Murray.

The West of England Chess Championships were held at the Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, writes Bob Jones.

Fri, 12:35

Sidmouth Colts won 26-22 at Kingsbridge in a game of high intensity rugby.

Fri, 12:34
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Touring side Cirencester were part of the package deal and showed Sidmouth a thing or two.

Fri, 12:34
Rugby

Sidmouth U6s and U7s sent a contingent of four teams to Exmouth for a three-way meet up with the host club and touring side Cirencester.

Thu, 18:41
Sidmouth U15 girls at Minehead

Try-mendous! Sidmouth’s Under-15 girls’ team came home from the Minehead Festival as age-group champions.

Thu, 18:29
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The Sidmouth Jewellers Friday Night league second round had much better weather compared to previous weeks but the course is currently playing very hard, writes John Barnard.

Thu, 18:29
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A breakaway try in the final few minutes of the match sent Sidmouth to a 29-25 defeat at Bideford.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

With just six weeks to go, this year’s Exmouth Festival is now firmly in gear.

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Yesterday, 18:30

Charity to benefit from fundraiser at church

Fri, 18:30
Coming to Exmouth Pavilion

There’s a wide variety of music coming up at Exmouth’s venues during the next week. Eat The Rich offer high-powered country rock at The Beach this evening (Friday, April 17). Other gigs tonight include roots and blues from Hip Route at the Grapevine and a splash of rock and roll from Rocket 88 at the Park.

Thu, 18:30
Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra playing at their Seaton concert. Photo by Ian Barradale

The Budleigh Jazz Festival swings into action this weekend at the Public Hall.

Thu, 18:30
Dick Tracey

Dick Tracy promises to have the bad guys in handcuffs and the audience in stitches!

Thu, 18:30

The Axminster Lunchtime Concert Season is set to start its 31st season later this month.

Wed, 18:30
Andrew Daldorph

SeatonMusic will be delighted to welcome Alexander Poulton (baritone) and Andrew Daldorph (piano) to its final concert of the current season.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Alan Barnes

Tuckers Jazz Club will be hosting one of the UK’s top jazz saxophonists, Alan Barnes, who will be accompanied by the experienced and talented Matt Carter Trio

Sunday, April 5, 2015

The Axminster and District Choral Society is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and plans to mark the occasion.

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