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Yesterday, 16:45

The Red Arrows were welcomed back to Sidmouth with massive cheers after a nine-year absence - despite weather conditions threatening to cancel the show.

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Yesterday, 11:18
A digital impression of the new church toilets

Work is now underway on a £150,000 project to give Sidmouth Parish Church congregation members and visitors somewhere to spend a penny.

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Yesterday, 11:16

Are your children addicted to TV or computer games? Do they rarely stir from the sofa? Are they getting enough exercise? With the children back at school this week, it’s the perfect time for them to get fitter.

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Yesterday, 08:23
Sidmouth

Long revered by residents and visitors alike, areas affording views of Sidmouth’s ‘breathtaking’ night skies have now been granted official recognition.

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Yesterday, 06:46
Local shop keeper Marc Kilsbie is standing for Sidmouth Town Council. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 4528-35-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Criminals will continue to ‘plunder this sleepy seaside idyll’ until a CCTV system is introduced, a shop-keeping councillor has warned.

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Tue, 16:40
Luke Hendrick with Bonnie and Dalton

The family of a father-of-two who died suddenly are working to raise awareness so the undiagnosed infection he had can be spotted sooner.

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Angry residents are forming an action group to fight yet another development proposal in ‘a house building frenzy’ - that they say is threatening Ottery.

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Tue, 11:47

Baby Cow Productions, Steve Coogan’s production company, is in town today filming scenes for a sitcom.

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Tue, 11:04
A widening crack in the cliffs over the River Sid at the Ham

A hairline crack in a crumbling section of Sidmouth’s cliffs has grown to several inches over the last year – but County Hall chiefs say intervention risks accelerating the erosion.

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Sidmouth Sport

06:51

Nine gig boats from seven regional clubs competed at the third annual regatta to be held in Sidmouth.

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06:49
Badminton

After their summer break Sidmouth Badminton Club return to action on Wednesday, September 9 to start what will undoubtedly be a historic year for the club.

06:47
Table Tennis

Exe Table Tennis club is to hold an Open Evening for all comers to attend and try the sport.

Yesterday, 08:58
Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Exmouth tennis starlet Josie Culliford experienced tennis at the highest level when she played recently at Wimbledon in the HSBC Road to Wimbledon finals.

Yesterday, 08:58
Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.

Tue, 15:07
Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Tue, 15:07
The podium at the CometTrios National Championships

The Comet Trio National championship was held at Exe Sailing Club and attracted 22 entries including visitors from Shustoke, Paignton, Hawley Lake, Cody, and Sutton Bingham, writes Guy Farrant.

Tue, 14:38
Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Tue, 14:38
Exmouth men's B crew in Rodney Bey beat Weymouth to the finishing line

The sea was calm, but it began to rain whilst as the Exmouth gig crew were setting up camp on Sidmouth’s Clifton Beach for the seventh round on the gig regatta circuit, writes Keith Cornish.

Latest Entertainment News

Tue, 18:30

Radio Budleigh’s forthcoming production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood is now well into rehearsals at the Salterton Playhouse.

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Mon, 18:30
Bride: The Wedding Show. Photo: Ian Southern.

Planning a wedding needs organisation and inspiration – and there’s no better place to find help with both than at a great wedding show.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Pianist Paul Lewis. Photo: Jack Liebeck.

Beethoven’s last three sonatas – considered to be three of the most sublime, brilliant and audacious of his works for piano – will be performed by Paul Lewis at St Peter’s Church, Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, October 3, from 7.30pm.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Jimmy Cricket

Popular Irish stand-up comedian Jimmy Cricket is returning to Exmouth in September.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Lucky Guy and the Chancers

The Grapevine in Victoria Road, Exmouth, is holding its annual beer festival during the August bank holiday weekend (Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30).

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Debbie Scadding throwing at Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop.

It’s official – clay is cool! With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throwdown about to hit our screens, the ceramic arts are poised to enjoy a new surge in popularity. The show, from the makers of The Great British Bake Off, promises to do for pottery what its predecessor did for home baking, so if you want to get ahead of the trend, it’s time to get potting.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Sidbury Primary School pipil Rhea

One hundred schoolchildren from Sidbury Primary School were the first to experience the heights of fun at a new climb launched at Clip ‘N Climb on Exeter Quay.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Ben Bowman stars as Michael Jackson in Jackson Live In Concert.

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Exmouth Town Concert Band  - Last Night of the Proms. Photo: J Hammond.

The Exmouth and District Rotary Club is presenting its 25th Last Night of the Proms concert at the Exmouth Pavilion on September 17.

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