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Temple Street road closure. Ref shs 03-16AW 1234. Picture: Alex Walton

The closure of one of Sidmouth’s main artery roads has halved the takings in some shops because customers have ‘given up’ trying to reach the town, say concerned traders.

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Claire Wright

County council watchdog to pressure MPs on austerity budget

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‘Please keep pets on leads near livestock’

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Yesterday, 20:34
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

East Devon has four teams currently playing their football in the Fresha Devon and Exeter League.

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Yesterday, 19:30

Sidmouth beach huts hike: ‘If you don’t believe me, take a look at transformation strategy’

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Yesterday, 18:30
File photo dated 26/5/2014 of Johnny Buckland (left) and Chris Martin of Coldplay whose new  album, A Head Full Of Dreams, was made with the producers behind pop hits including Rihanna's Rude Boy, Katy Perry's Firework and Beyonce's Irreplaceable. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 6, 2015. The album has been produced by Norwegian duo Stargate, consisting of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, alongside the band's long-time collaborator Rik Simpson. See PA story SHOWBIZ Coldplay. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be coming to Exeter’s Powderham Castle on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29.

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Yesterday, 18:30

The Axe Vale Orchestra will present a concert in Seaton Methodist Church, on Sunday, February 14, at 3pm.

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Yesterday, 16:01
Julie Davies (pictured) and Jenny Velterop are calling for rethink on unfair changes to women's pensions

More than 145,000 people have signed national petition to make transitional arrangements fair

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Yesterday, 16:00
Typhoon pilot Jonathan Dowen at the Sid Valley Rotary club's black tie dinner. Ref shs 05-16TI 0144. Picture: Terry Ife

Charity event organised by Sid Valley Rotary Club raises £8,000

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Yesterday, 15:15
A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

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Temple Street road closure. Ref shs 03-16AW 1234. Picture: Alex Walton

The closure of one of Sidmouth’s main artery roads has halved the takings in some shops because customers have ‘given up’ trying to reach the town, say concerned traders.

Read more
06:01
Claire Wright

County council watchdog to pressure MPs on austerity budget

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06:00

‘Please keep pets on leads near livestock’

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Yesterday, 20:34
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

East Devon has four teams currently playing their football in the Fresha Devon and Exeter League.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:30

Sidmouth beach huts hike: ‘If you don’t believe me, take a look at transformation strategy’

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Yesterday, 18:30
File photo dated 26/5/2014 of Johnny Buckland (left) and Chris Martin of Coldplay whose new  album, A Head Full Of Dreams, was made with the producers behind pop hits including Rihanna's Rude Boy, Katy Perry's Firework and Beyonce's Irreplaceable. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 6, 2015. The album has been produced by Norwegian duo Stargate, consisting of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, alongside the band's long-time collaborator Rik Simpson. See PA story SHOWBIZ Coldplay. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be coming to Exeter’s Powderham Castle on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

The Axe Vale Orchestra will present a concert in Seaton Methodist Church, on Sunday, February 14, at 3pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:01
Julie Davies (pictured) and Jenny Velterop are calling for rethink on unfair changes to women's pensions

More than 145,000 people have signed national petition to make transitional arrangements fair

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00
Typhoon pilot Jonathan Dowen at the Sid Valley Rotary club's black tie dinner. Ref shs 05-16TI 0144. Picture: Terry Ife

Charity event organised by Sid Valley Rotary Club raises £8,000

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Yesterday, 15:15
A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

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Yesterday, 14:44
View of Sidmouth seafront. Picture: Alex Walton. Ref Sidmouth view 1

Free pancakes, Newton Pop panto and Sidmouth’s Got Talent

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Yesterday, 14:35
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service badge

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has served up some safety tips for East Devon residents ahead of Pancake Day tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 14:16
Devon County Council is planning to close Green Close Care Home to cut costs

Firm’s interest in Devon County Council-owned Green Close in Sidford

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Yesterday, 12:19
Football generic picture

With the first Saturday in February providing a washout across the Fresha Devon and Exeter League it means plenty more re-arranging of fixtures for club secretaries.

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Yesterday, 11:40
East Devon District Council Chief Executive Mark Williams.

East Devon District Council’s top officer has drawn criticism for a comment he made about Sidmouth at a meeting on the authority’s development blueprint.

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Debra and Gary Tennant from West Hill Garage are concerned about the length of time the road will remain shut between the village and Ottery St Mary. Ref sho 05-16SH 3672. Picture: Simon Horn

Business suffering as route set to stay closed ‘until further notice’

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Yesterday, 10:00
Huge waves pound the seafront at Sidmouth, Devon. Picture: Ian Williams.

Updated - pictures: The Esplanade takes a battering from the elements

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Yesterday, 09:41
Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Communities warned to take care on exposed seafronts

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Yesterday, 09:21
Gale force winds are forecast for the festive week ahead.

Winds of up to 80 miles per hour are expected today, as storm ‘Imogen’ batters East Devon, the MET office has warned.

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Yesterday, 06:01
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Sidford’s main junction is ‘a fatal accident waiting to happen’, according to a campaigner who is calling on authorities to act before it is too late.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Dumbo's Feather

There’s a free concert coming up on St Patrick’s Day at the Exmouth Pavilion at 8pm on Thursday, March 17, writes Paul Strange.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Norma Hoare receives The Benemeienti Medal from The Bishop of Plymouth on behalf of the pope. Ref shs 05-16TI 0157. Picture: Terry Ife

A dedicated volunteer will remember the day she received an award from the Pope for the rest of her life.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Football generic picture

Another soggy Saturday means more fixture re-arranging!

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Steve Vernon, Sidmouths Town Crier for a day makes the first cry in the town for approximately fifty years. Ref shs 8362-47-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth could get a new town crier for the first time in 70 years after an actor volunteered to fill the position – but civic leaders said the opportunity should be open to all.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
VALENTINE'S Day

A bereaved woman whose only company is her faithful golden retriever has turned Cupid by setting up a dating agency to bring other lonely over-60s together.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Wet Wet Wet now appearing at Honiton Football Club. Ref mhsp 0055-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

The first Saturday of February was a complete washout across the football and rugby divide in terms of East Devon Clubs.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
frozen

There are two “Singalong” performances today (Saturday, February 6) at the Exmouth Pavilion.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Co-operative Bank on the High Street in Sidmouth. Ref shs 3048-04-16SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The closure of the Co-operative Bank’s Sidmouth branch will leave a high-profile vacancy in High Street.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Geoff Pook

Councillors have signed-off on a draft plan in the hope of securing ownership of some of Beer’s biggest assets and shaping the village’s future.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Donkeys Christian and Honey. Picture: The Donkey Sanctuary.

Charity will build a new specialist veterenary facility - and is seeking volunteers to help.

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