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56 minutes ago
Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club. Ref shs 20-16SH 4304. Picture: Simon Horn.

Youngsters from Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club recently took to the water to mark the start of their 2016 season.

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58 minutes ago

Axminster and District Choral Society will be joining the town’s festivities in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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15:25
Action from the petanque at Ottery St Mary

Honiton Petanque Club’s match at Ottery St Mary ended in another narrow 3-2 defeat, their third consecutive loss by the same score line.

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14:44
Sidmouth Tennis Club's Davis Cup  Legacy event group who took part.

Six youngsters were presented with free tennis rackets by Sidmouth Tennis Club coaches on Sunday after graduating from the Club’s Davis Cup Legacy coaching programme writes Kate Truman.

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14:44

Sidmouth Town tasted cup glory on Wednesday night when they won the Morrison Bell Cup, writes Steve Birley.

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14:44
Mark Channon with the match ball after his hat-trick for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were 10 wicket winners when they entertained Marldon in their latest match, writes Phil Wright.

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14:44
Sidbury batsman Ben Pollard faces the Branscombe opening bowler

Sidbury were winners when they entertained Branscombe in a fixture that was able to proceed thanks to the new all-weather wicket at their Millfield home.

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14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

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14:43
Cricket - generic picture

Matchday three of the Tolchards Devon League was washed out, writes Stephen Birley.

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14:43
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

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56 minutes ago
Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club. Ref shs 20-16SH 4304. Picture: Simon Horn.

Youngsters from Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club recently took to the water to mark the start of their 2016 season.

Read more
58 minutes ago

Axminster and District Choral Society will be joining the town’s festivities in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Read more
15:25
Action from the petanque at Ottery St Mary

Honiton Petanque Club’s match at Ottery St Mary ended in another narrow 3-2 defeat, their third consecutive loss by the same score line.

Read more
14:44
Sidmouth Tennis Club's Davis Cup  Legacy event group who took part.

Six youngsters were presented with free tennis rackets by Sidmouth Tennis Club coaches on Sunday after graduating from the Club’s Davis Cup Legacy coaching programme writes Kate Truman.

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14:44

Sidmouth Town tasted cup glory on Wednesday night when they won the Morrison Bell Cup, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
14:44
Mark Channon with the match ball after his hat-trick for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were 10 wicket winners when they entertained Marldon in their latest match, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
14:44
Sidbury batsman Ben Pollard faces the Branscombe opening bowler

Sidbury were winners when they entertained Branscombe in a fixture that was able to proceed thanks to the new all-weather wicket at their Millfield home.

Read more
14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

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14:43
Cricket - generic picture

Matchday three of the Tolchards Devon League was washed out, writes Stephen Birley.

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14:43
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

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14:42
Sidmouth Running Club's vice chairman Becky Robson presents cups to eleven year old Thomas Fletcher, Naoni Garrick and twelve year old Kate Marriott at the Sid Vale Athletics meeting on Sunday Ref shsp 21-16SH 5822. Picture: Simon Horn.

Sidmouth Running Club were once again tasked with setting out the track, course and organising the races at the 60th Sid Vale Athletic meeting at Sidford on Sunday, writes Terry Bewes.

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14:42

Sidmouth runner Jennifer Bentley had only one thing on her mind on Saturday as she headed off to Cornwall to take part in the Delicious Kernow Run, writes Terry Bewes.

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14:42
Looking out from a cricket scorers position

Save the bus ticket to Headingley, if you wanted to see a master class in the art of wicket keeping this week then no need to travel to Leeds to watch Jonny Bairstow because Budleigh was the place to be as Ottery St Mary Under-11s took on Budleigh in a Bradleys East Devon Youth League match, writes Allen Morgan.

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14:41

Sidmouth running club member Claire Ashby headed back to London following her successful marathon run there to compete in the Turks Head 10k event in Richmond, writes Terry Bewes.

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14:39
Julie Horsley and Richard Thurlow who contested the final of the Sidmouth Croquet Club  short croquet competition.

Sidmouth Croquet Club has re-introduced the short croquet game for club members and held their first competition last Friday, writes David Butler.

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14:38
Looking out from a cricket scorers position

Topsham St James cricketer David Gambie is all set to go head-to-head with the Australians in the Over-70s ‘Ashes’ series being held in July, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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14:37
Julie Horsley in short croquet action

Sidmouth (SE) narrowly lost their first match of the season against Nailsea (SE) at home, writes David Butler.

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14:36
Croquet action from Sidmouth

The first Sunday in June is being celebrated by croquet players as National Croquet Day.

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14:35
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Town are looking for a commercial manager to help increase the fund raising at the club.

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14:32
Tennis - generic picture

Consolidating an excellent start to the summer season for Sidmouth Tennis Club league teams, the Men’s B team had another convincing win last week, writes Kate Truman.

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14:31
James Grant in refereeing action

Exmouth whistle man James Grant was named referee of the year at the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Sidmouth Folkweek sign. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 0636-32-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Sidmouth’s annual folk festival has been regarded as one of the best in the UK by The Guardian.

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57 minutes ago
Throwing a pot at the Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop in Meeting Street.

It’s not just music at this year’s Exmouth Festival.

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11:56
Ottery bowler Tony Bushell playing in the Men's County Pairs at Madeira on Saturday Ref shsp 21-16SH 5226. Picture: Simon Horn.

Ottery bowlers went down by four rinks to two when they entertained Crediton in a friendly, writes Michael Smith.

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11:56
Ottery Petanque Club charity shield. Ref shsp 20-16TI 1013. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery St Mary continued their unbeaten start to the Devon Petanque League season with a 3-2 success over Honiton, writes Dave West.

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11:54
Bowls

Although the weather, on the whole, seems to be improving, one of the games this week was called off and another one was played in less than desirable conditions, writes Bert Hague.

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11:54
Richard Thurlow playing short croquet

Having played at East Dorset Croquet Club the previous week in a Level Play Golf Croquet match (and lost), Sidmouth Croquet Club sent a team of six players to East Dorset, to play in the South West Federation Golf Croquet Handicap League.

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11:47
Football generic picture

Sidmouth Warriors Under-13s wrapped up their season’s action with back to back victories against Twyford Spartans and Cullompton Rangers.

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11:47
Football on pitch

Sidmouth Town Reserves booked a place in the final of the Grandisson Cup thanks to a last gasp goal from teenager Joe Miller.

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Beaver taking first steps in new home credit: Nick Upton/naturepl.com

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has taken an ‘exciting’ new step in its project by introducing two more adult beavers on the River Otter.

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