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A pensioner who almost fell foul of a phone scam is warning others to think before they hand over their details - after fraudsters accessed her webcam.

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18:30
Sue Gunn-Johnson

Who better to play a vicar’s wife than someone who has experienced the role?

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18:27
Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The long wait for some action goes on for Ottery St Mary Reserves.

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17:34
Joe Fowler's bronze winning Thai-inspired noodle dish

Former Sidmouth College and King’s School students bag gold and bronze prizes in cookery competition

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15:11
Ottery's only public toilet was vandalised

The town’s only public lavatory had to be closed this week

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18:31
Sinatra and friends

Be transported back to the 1950s with the Sinatra and Friends Holographic Concert, coming up at the Exmouth Pavilion on March 19.

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12:28

It’s that time of year when bowling clubs prepare for a new outdoor season and one of the top items on the agenda is usually playing kit and Sidmouth bowlers are set to look resplendent in their new uniform for 2016.

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11:47
Riverside players performance of Aladdin. Ref shs 06-16TI 0547. Picture: Terry Ife

The Riverside Players have been performing their production of Aladdin to full houses at Newton Poppleford Village Hall.

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Ollie the mind-reading Llama and his owner, Maggie Jee of Peak Hill Llamas. Ref shs 05-16AW 8687. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth animal’s strange powers of prediction

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Ollie the mind-reading Llama and his owner, Maggie Jee of Peak Hill Llamas. Ref shs 05-16AW 8675. Picture: Alex Walton

‘Sidmouth animal can read minds’, says owner

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56 minutes ago

A pensioner who almost fell foul of a phone scam is warning others to think before they hand over their details - after fraudsters accessed her webcam.

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18:30
Sue Gunn-Johnson

Who better to play a vicar’s wife than someone who has experienced the role?

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18:27
Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The long wait for some action goes on for Ottery St Mary Reserves.

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17:34
Joe Fowler's bronze winning Thai-inspired noodle dish

Former Sidmouth College and King’s School students bag gold and bronze prizes in cookery competition

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15:11
Ottery's only public toilet was vandalised

The town’s only public lavatory had to be closed this week

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18:31
Sinatra and friends

Be transported back to the 1950s with the Sinatra and Friends Holographic Concert, coming up at the Exmouth Pavilion on March 19.

Read more
12:28

It’s that time of year when bowling clubs prepare for a new outdoor season and one of the top items on the agenda is usually playing kit and Sidmouth bowlers are set to look resplendent in their new uniform for 2016.

Read more
11:47
Riverside players performance of Aladdin. Ref shs 06-16TI 0547. Picture: Terry Ife

The Riverside Players have been performing their production of Aladdin to full houses at Newton Poppleford Village Hall.

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Ollie the mind-reading Llama and his owner, Maggie Jee of Peak Hill Llamas. Ref shs 05-16AW 8687. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth animal’s strange powers of prediction

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Ollie the mind-reading Llama and his owner, Maggie Jee of Peak Hill Llamas. Ref shs 05-16AW 8675. Picture: Alex Walton

‘Sidmouth animal can read minds’, says owner

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Close-up of woman's mouth

The potential amount of money that could be saved is the equivalent to 364,000 dental check-ups.

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10:06
The Five Bells, in Ottery St Mary. This picture was taken around 1910, when it was known as the Matthews' Five Bells Inn.

Councillors say they were kept in the dark about ‘very bad’ condition of conservation area

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09:59
Maureen Thurlow (right) will be running a weekly Memory Group at the Sidmouth Library for people with memory loss and their carers. To find when the sessions will be held please contact the library. Ref shs 3037-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Library is running a reading group aimed at those with memory loss and their carers.

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09:58
4 Trigs runners head up Peak Hill on Sunday. Ref shsp 06-16SH 0353. Picture: Chris Woodcock.

There was another magnificent turnout for the 16th running of the Four Trigs Challenge, writes Marion Hayman.

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09:58
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It’s not just the senior footballers who are suffering with a lack of action.

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09:57

Devon will play a warm-up match against Hampshire in early April at the Ageas Bowl as part of their preparations for the season ahead.

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09:56
Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) teams managed to see action last weekend despite the conditions.

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09:55
Sidmouth chiefs at home to Cullompton. Ref shsp 03-16TI  9551. Picture: Terry Ife

This coming Saturday, weather permitting, Sidmouth Chiefs travel to Saltash, writes Terry O’Brien.

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09:55

There was no action for any of the Sidmouth XVs last weekend as the wet weather shut down rugby, football (and even some hockey) across the area.

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09:55
Football on pitch

Ottery St Mary head for Uplowman on Saturday for a contest between two of the Fresha League Division Fives top five teams.

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09:55

Sidmouth Town entertain table-topping St Martins at Manstone Lane on Saturday (3pm).

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09:55
Sidmouth 2nds at home to Devonport Services. Ref shsp 04-16 AW 7541. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Under-14s went down 38-19 to a powerful Ivybridge side, but the final score line does not do justice to a terrific all-round show from the home side.

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09:53
Football

The South West Peninsula (SWP) League has, like other leagues across the area, been hit by the weather.

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09:53
Football generic picture

With the South West Peninsula (SWP) League into the final third of the campaign, who are the leading side in terms of the three East Devon sides playing in the section this season?

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09:48
Tennis - generic picture

Sidmouth Ladies A team sit bottom of the Exeter and District Tennis League Winter competition Division One table.

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09:19
Recycling bins on Church Street, Sidmouth. Ref shs 2844-04-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

EDDC picks winning bidder for seven-year recycling and refuse contract

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06:00
Email your letters to sidmouth.letters@archant.co.uk.

‘If the ‘we can fix it’...then it’s back to the extinction option’

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Yesterday, 18:31
Just Misbehavin'

Romance will be in the air in Exmouth this weekend, as Valentine’s Day approaches, writes Paul Strange.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Les Baker and friends

Members and friends of Seaton Choral Society, led by Leslie Baker, will give a concert performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury, along with some other excerpts from the operas.

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