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A developer lined up to buy the East Devon District Council (EDDC) offices at Knowle has unveiled its vision for a retirement community on the site.

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The Sidmouth Friends of the Samaritans held their AGM this week. Pictured are chairman Sue Kensdale with from left Ron Harbour (treasurer), vice chairman Gerald Hayne and Denis Jones (sec). Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 3446-08-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to

The loss of Sidmouth’s Samaritans support group will have a ‘major impact’ on the running of the service, says the leader of the charity’s Exeter, Mid and East Devon branch.

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MP Hugo Swire visit the King's School this week where he is pictured meeting students in the Teen Health Group. Ref sho 7123-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hugo Swire praised students for their ‘passionate determination’ to address important issues

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Sally Neal has become Sidmouth's first female Crew Manager. Ref shs 7512-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A firefighter has made history after becoming the first woman in Sidmouth to reach the rank of crew manager.

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Plans have been lodged for Hillside House

A former hotel and restaurant in Newton Poppleford could be converted into a 13-bed care home.

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A temporary tariff of £2 per day will be introduced at Sidmouth’s town centre car parks next week.

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Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

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The dip in Temple Street, Sidmouth. Ref shs 7614-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon County Council has announced drainage works will take place along Temple Street for five weeks from Monday, January 18.

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Cranbrook Railway Station. Ref mhc 3523-37-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

AFTER many postponements, Cranbrook railway station will finally open on Sunday, December 13.

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Sidmouth Sport


Sidmouth Under-8s travelled to South Devon to take on hosts Teignmouth for their latest action.

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ssp week 48 sailing Lisa Craig wins most improved female.

Saturday evening saw the members of Sidmouth Sailing Club gather together with friends and family for their annual Trophy Night held at the Port Royal.

Sidmouth Bowls Clubs Ann England organised a celebration presentation evening for the 27 members who played in the Sunset Umbrella during the Outdoor season.

Sidmouth Bowling Club was honoured to receive a visit from the president of the Devon County Ladies Indoor Bowling Association (DCLIBA) and her team, write Jenny Fricker and Ron Cook.

Sidbury Utd suffered a home defeat by two goals to nil by Chard 2nds. Ref shsp 5571-44-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Followers of Sidbury United would have been forgiven for a rendition of: “Crisis, what crisis?”, after their teams 2-0 win at high-flying Honiton Town in last weekend’s Fresha League meeting.

Sidmouth Chiefs at home to Wadebridge Camels. Ref shsp 4627-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Chiefs were 15-10 victors when they entertained Wadebridge Camels.

Seaton Town played against Sidmouth Town at the weekend. Ref shsp 4589-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Town exited the Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup, beaten 2-1 at Fresha League Seaton Town.

Sidmouth Town 3rds at home to Sandford. Ref shsp 6863-47-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Town Reserves came back from two goals down to win 5-2 when they met Witheridge Reserves in a Fresha League Division One game.

Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Under-9 Warriors had very mixed results in their latest matches in the Exeter and District Youth League.

Sidmouth Under-7s action

Sidmouth Under-7s were engaged in a series of terrific matches at a chilly Teignmouth.

Latest Entertainment News


After last year’s sell-out Christmas party at The Beehive, Honiton, Area 52 are back with their great selection of soul, funk, pop and disco numbers to get you up on the dance floor after a delicious homemade supper served at your table.

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Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service Concert Band.

Festive favourites will feature in a varied programme when the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service Concert Band performs soon in Budleigh.

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Susie Milmer

Seaton Choral Society promises to be a joyful occasion when it presents its Christmas concert

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Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

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The Michael Perry Photography exhibition - Footsteps and Memories - continues at The Beehive until Saturday, November 28.

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When Homes Met Watson was performed in Feniton.

This week offers the last chance to buy tickets for the vibrant Abba-oriented show When Holmes Met Watson at The Beehive, in Honiton, with the show on this weekend.

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Love Frozen or hate it, you will laugh your stripy socks off at these two lovable clowns and their puppet rock band.

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The Alligators

The Alligators – one of the country’s top rock ‘n’roll bands – are coming to Exmouth at the end of November.

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Let There be Light-Exmouth's Mayor John Humphreys officially switched on the Devoncourt Hotel Christmas Lights on Friday evening.  Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 1751-48-12SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on MyPhotos24.

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the annual switch-on of lights at Exmouth’s Devoncourt Hotel in Douglas Avenue.

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