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A ‘magical’ floral display created by a Sidford resident won two prizes at this year’s Devon County Show.

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Members of the Sid Valley Carers’ Support Group at The Bowd after a much enjoyed group lunch

A carers’ group in Sidmouth is supporting a national campaign to reach those who do not seek help.

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Yesterday, 11:15
Gertrude 'Topsy' Hindley who recently celebrated her 103rd birthday has lived her life without a television. Ref shs 8215-22-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A lifelong shun of television means a 103-year-old Sidmouth woman has missed out on some of the world’s most historic moments.

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Yesterday, 06:50
Jailed again: Simon Berkowitz

A notorious burglar has been jailed for another six years for breaking into a retired couple’s Sidmouth home - just 16 days after he was given early release.

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Thu, 16:33
Jools Mercer is pictured in her new business in Libra Court which is called Jools in the Art Shed. Ref shs 8040-22-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A former pupil at The King’s School has set up her own venture in Sidmouth - just a year after graduating from university.

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Thu, 14:57
Sue Bath from Sidbury is representing Great Britain at the World Dragon Boat Championships.

A once ‘overweight and unfit’ Sidbury woman has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World Dragon Boat Racing Championships, two years after she took up the sport.

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Thu, 12:52
Sidmouth Victoria Hospital. Ref shs 7754-40-14SH Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth’s minor injuries unit will be open for four-days-a-week from Monday (June 1) due to a staff shortage.

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Wed, 18:30
Fashion show

Exmouth Players is hosting a fashion show in early June as a fundraiser to help refurbish the green room and kitchen at the Blackmore Theatre in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

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Wed, 11:59
Beryl and Colin Kingman, Jan Baker, Tony Lavers and Ian McKenzie-Edwards hope to prevent Sidford Social Hall from potential closure. Ref shs 7362-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

It is ‘make or break’ time for Sidford Social Hall - which faces closure unless members of the community come forward to secure its future.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 19:46

The final countdown is on the start of the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire, writes Steve Birley.

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Yesterday, 07:30

Harvey Sargent’s early season promise for Sidmouth hasn’t gone un-noticed as he is in the Devon Lions side for Sunday’s 50-over friendly against Worcestershire 2nd XI, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Yesterday, 07:30

Sidmouth Ladies’ Blues travelled to Morchard Bishop for their latest outing in the Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Yesterday, 07:30
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On Tuesday the Sidmouth Seniors entertained Teign Valley Golf Club in the return fixture of the Emerton Court, the premier Club seniors competition, writes John Barnard.

Yesterday, 07:30
Sidmouth sailing - the Scorpion championships. Guy Revill and Jack Rea racing on Day Two.

Over the bank holiday weekend, Sidmouth Sailing Club hosted the Scorpion Southern Area Championships and Round Two of the 2015 Silver Scorpion National Circuit.

Yesterday, 07:30
Tom Whittington sees the bsll just miss his stumps in the Tipton St John versus Swindon United Churches meeting

It was Groundhog Day on Monday as London team Southgate Compton crushed Tipton by 138 runs, writes Phil Wright.

Yesterday, 07:30

Sidmouth’s acting captain Peter Randerson said Chris Read’s contribution wasn’t the reason his side lost at Paignton, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Yesterday, 07:30
Golf Ball.

The eighth round of the Sidmouth Jewellers Friday night league, was won by Ian Watson with a remarkable score of 45 points, by far the best score this year, writes John Barnard.

Yesterday, 07:29
Joe Birch is bowled in the Tipton meeting with Southgate

Tipton St John hosted two touring teams over the weekend and suffered heavy defeats in both matches, writes Phil Wright.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

The skies over the town’s Imperial Recreation Ground will be filled with colourful kites this weekend as the Exmouth Kite Festival soars back after a two-year break.

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Yesterday, 15:47

Seaton Music Society has cancelled a concert by the young and gifted pianist Stephen Beville.

Thu, 18:30
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Pack your picnics and get ready for a music-packed family fun day.

Thu, 18:30

The singers of Cantamus are looking forward to bringing ‘Town and Country Matters’ to audiences at three venues during their forthcoming summer concert series.

Thu, 16:33
Jools Mercer is pictured in her new business in Libra Court which is called Jools in the Art Shed. Ref shs 8040-22-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A former pupil at The King’s School has set up her own venture in Sidmouth - just a year after graduating from university.

Thu, 11:00
Bella Hardy at the Exmouth Festival. Photo: Paul Strange.

A gentle, relaxed cool vibe spread across a filled Manor Gardens on Friday evening as this year’s Exmouth Festival opened in memorable style with an eclectic line-up of acoustic folk and folk-rock acts.

Wed, 18:30
Fashion show

Exmouth Players is hosting a fashion show in early June as a fundraiser to help refurbish the green room and kitchen at the Blackmore Theatre in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

Wed, 18:30
Four Girls Four Harps

Any harp lover will tell you that the only thing better than listening to one harp, is listening to more than one harp.

Tue, 18:30
Ann Widdecombe

With the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival due later this year (September 17-20), an event fundraiser has been confirmed.

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