Plans to split the Ottery parish in two and form a separate West Hill council are moving forward, with campaigners now looking for support from residents.
Britain’s oldest civic society is launching a project to catalogue what makes the Sid Valley special - and residents are being asked for their input.
Ottery St Mary’s allotments will be transformed into 31 new homes after district council planning bosses gave the scheme the go-ahead.
Sid Valley residents are invited to get stuck in at Sidford Wildlife Project’s garden party with a difference.
East Devon residents are being asked for their views about a proposed £1.7 million cut to public transport over the next two years.
A firefighter from Sidmouth narrowly escaped paralysis when he broke his back after being thrown from his bicycle when he hit a pothole.
A female is being freed from a car following an accident this morning on the A30 at Daisy Mount Cross, near Ottery St Mary.
A team of five fundraisers will have just 10 wheels between them when they ride the length of the country in just a week for a new charity-boosting Sidmouth group.
The bomb squad was called to Sidmouth beach for the second time in little more than a week on Wednesday afternoon due to an object that ‘could have been mistaken for a torpedo’.
Bargain hunters are invited enjoy some retail therapy in Ottery next week as the town’s scouts host their annual jumble sale.
A warning has been issued that ‘people need to take responsibility for their own safety’ as yet more beachgoers put their lives at risk on Sidmouth’s dangerous east beach.
The future of a panel set up to examine the dealings of a controversial business group will be determined by a district council watchdog tonight (Thursday).
Angry campaigners say district chiefs are ‘flagrantly overstating’ savings in justifying their relocation from Knowle – and argue public accountability is essential before any decision is made.
The Branscombe Players prepare for their show with these behind the scenes gallery.
Would-be candidates for May 7’s local elections can learn more about the ins and outs of the process at a series of workshops planned for later this month.
Health bosses have agreed to consider other options for the future of Sidmouth and Ottery St Mary’s hospitals – which could include the services continuing as normal.
An elderly man disappeared in Sidmouth, sparking a police hunt
An Ottery dog lover and her remarkable four-legged companion are hoping to land a final spot at Crufts 2015, after receiving a prestigious nomination.
Police and ambulance crews were called to Sidmouth seafront after reports that a man had been found dead in the Port Royal shelter.
Branoc Hall will turn into a restaurant for one night as part of a series of pop-up restaurants.
Ten new beach huts could help slash an eight-year waiting list in Sidmouth – but critics have claimed it is a money-grabbing move that will ruin the view on a popular walkway.
The homeowners worst affected by Sidmouth’s seafront erosion fear they have lost the political leverage for action because of a 10-month delay in drawing up a blueprint for defences.
Work to defend the at-risk Alma Bridge and secure the crumbling cliff was due to be completed by highways crews as the Herald went to press yesterday (Thursday).
Sidmouth residents interested in the history of a rare species of tree have paid for a new replacement plaque after the old one became unreadable.
The UK Independence Party is inviting residents to a public meeting with its parliamentary candidate in St Francis Church Hall, in Woolbrook, from 7.30pm, on Wednesday, January 21.
What takes 12 months, 13,400 bricks and £980,000 to build?
One hundred Devon schools could have to finance their own crossing patrols if County Hall bosses push through plans to slash funding.
A magical photo competition held by a Sidmouth business had a fairytale outcome for charity, after it netted £300.
A man who bombarded his ex-girlfriend with text messages has pleaded guilty to breaching a restraining order, shortly after it was granted in court.
Stephen Blundell handed himself into authorities after fleeing to Spain in April 2013.
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