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Devon Freewheelers operates daily ‘hand-to-mouth’, never knowing where its next penny will come from.

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Yesterday, 12:35
Exeter Crown Court.

An alleged professional criminal funded a jet-setting lifestyle by masterminding burglaries across Devon, including in Ottery St Mary and Beer, it was claimed at Exter Crown Court.

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Yesterday, 11:23
The health watch has already seen success in several communities including Budleigh Salterton, Lympstone and Newton St Cyres.

A recent decision which saw Sidmouth miss out on the chance to trial a pioneering support scheme was down to a lack of necessity for the project - not a lack of interest.

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Yesterday, 09:08
Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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Thu, 11:17
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

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David Cameron
Ottery St Mary Hospital entrance. Ref sho 7454-44-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Campaigners have accused health authorities of leaving a ‘veil of secrecy’ over discussions to determine the future of Ottery’s hospital - and are appealing for support.

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Wed, 12:08
Angry Sidmouth residents gathered at Knowle Gardens in 2013 after having their application for a public footpath to run through the grounds rejected. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 5623-26-13AW

Walkers may still be able to enjoy a stroll through the ‘upper terraces’ area of Knowle, even if proposals to build a retirement community on the site go ahead as planned.

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Wed, 11:44
Paul Johnston of The Old Post Office, Fairmile, is appealing to motorists to slow down. Ref sho 3361-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A resident who has been battling for two years for measures to stop speeding traffic on Ottery’s outskirts says lack of action could ‘cost a life’.

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Wed, 09:53
Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg at a news conference in London where he announced his party's plans for the public sector. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Millions of teachers, nurses, police officers and other public sector workers will be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans set out by Nick Clegg as he promised there was “light at the end of the tunnel” after years of austerity.

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Sidmouth Sport

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A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

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Yesterday, 13:15
mhsp week 17 rugby

Honiton Community College student Charlie Wright has just returned to East Devon having played for the England Under-16 rugby team who dealt Wales a heavy 34-0 defeat.

Yesterday, 12:34
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Fluxton can clinch the Division Five title on Saturday if they beat Sandford in their final game of the season.

Yesterday, 12:34

Sidmouth Men’s A team got their quest for promotion in Division Six off to a flying start with an 8-0 win over local rivals Seaton.

Yesterday, 07:37
Sidmouth 2nds at home to Culm. Ref shsp 6000-17-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Three wins in eight days over Newton Poppleford, Culm United and Cullompton have moved Sidmouth Town Reserves up to second place in Division Two.

Yesterday, 07:27
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As Sidmouth’s indoor bowling season draws to a close, the serious business of the Club’s finals days contrast with the more relaxed atmosphere of the President’s Day invitation event – writes David Fairclough and Zena Johnson

Yesterday, 07:26
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There were some good scores in the latest round of matches in the East Devon Hunt Skittles League.

Yesterday, 07:23
Sidford Tennis Club members

Sidford Tennis Club has begun a new season, writes Linda Morton.

Yesterday, 07:23
The Sidmouth gig boat at sea

Sidmouth Gig Racing Club was founded five years ago and has around 40 members who enjoy rowing on the sea off Sidmouth, and taking part in regattas during the summer months, writes Nick Thompson.

Latest Entertainment News

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A rather extraordinary coincidence is provoking a joyous musical celebration in Colyton on Sunday, May 3.

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Yesterday, 18:30
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

As part of the Honiton Festival in May, there will be a saxophone workshop given by the Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

Thu, 18:30
Jimmy Tarbuck

Top television comedian Jimmy Tarbuck swaps The London Palladium for Exmouth Pavilion.

Wed, 18:30

There are many events planned across the area. Here are just a few.

Tue, 18:30
The men's quarter final at Madeira bowling club. Simon Weclawek releases his bowl. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 8460-31-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The Exmouth Madeira Bowling club is offering an Open Day for new bowlers on Saturday, April 25, from 10am until 3pm.

Tue, 15:24
The cast of Outside Edge by Honiton Players.

Honiton Players will be presenting Outside Edge this week, by Richard Harris.

Mon, 18:30
Jason and the Argonatus. Photo: Matt Austin.

Exeter-based theatre company Four of Swords has announced its latest production: a fun-filled and family-friendly adaptation of the popular Greek myth Jason and the Argonauts.

Mon, 18:30

Lyme Bay Chorale’s Spring Concert is set to focus on an exotic and sensuous sound world, presenting masterpieces from both the French and British 20th century choral repertoires.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
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With just six weeks to go, this year’s Exmouth Festival is now firmly in gear.

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