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Election 2015

The date for the referendum for whether Britain stays in the European Union is Thursday, June 23.

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Colyton Grammar School Ten Tors 55mile team B

Students praised for their dedication in tackling this year’s tough Dartmoor walking challenge

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Rob Gibson (left) and  Paul Hawkins on the Isle of Wight

Pair complete the Isle of Wight 106km race in less than 20 hours

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Dr Simon Singh MBE

The organisers of Sidmouth Science Festival are delighted to announce that a celebrated science communicator will be joining this year’s event.

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Tickets to all town council events are available until Tuesday, June 7.

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Shane Morgan

Chamber of Commerce to adopt a more informal way of operating

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mhw Diary

Seats are still available for Axminster Heritage’s coach trip to Mottisfont Abbey, near Romsey, on Monday, June 20, when visitors should be able to see the historic rose garden at its best.

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Demolition work is underway on the former Honiton Royal British Legion building. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4563. Picture: Alex Walton

Up to eight homes could be built in Honiton if proposals are given the green light by district planners.

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Plant Hunting in South Africa will be the subject of Mark Wash’s talk to Uplyme and Lyme Regis Horticultural Society’s meeting on Wednesday, May 25.

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Can you identify these locations?

Sunday, May 22, 2016
The JHS railings in Axminster. Ref mha 16-16SH 1586. Picture: Simon Horn

Here is another selection of cropped images taken by Herald photographers for you to peruse.

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Axminster teenager Brad Skilton with Ray Mears of the Land Rover HITZ programme Picture: onEdition.

An Axminster teenager received a masterclass in wilderness craft from survival expert Ray Mears during a two-day course on the East Sussex downs.

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Axe Estuary Wetlands education centre

The district council Countryside team will be holding a ‘What’s that bird?’ day at Seaton Wetlands next month.

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Sarah MacCourt, from the bladder and bowel clinic at Franklin House, in Exeter, will be the speaker at the next meeting of the Devon Senior Voice - Seaton Area Branch.

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Amblers take a walk around Escot

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Amblers enjoy their walk at Escot.

Several people took a gentle stroll around Escot in Ottery St Mary for the official launch of Honiton Memory Café Amblers Group.

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A view of the Seaton clock tower. Ref mhs 3218-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Tourists flock to East Devon to enjoy what it has to offer

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Members of the Colyton team ‘Impulse’, were Jonny Watts (manager), Harry Wright (design engineer), James Holder (manufacturing engineer).

Six students from Colyton Grammar School have won the ‘Best research and development’ prize in the ‘F1 in Schools’ national finals.

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Plans to take in five to 10 Syrian refugee families in East Devon have been backed.

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A man has been taken into custody following a report of a suspected stowaway aboard a lorry near Ottery St Mary.

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Friends of the RNLI Guild at the farewell party for Carys Lowe who is  pictured fifth from the right.   Picture Richard  Horobin

Dedicated lifeboat fundraiser steps down after 15 years as secretary

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Towards Charmouth by Lynda White

Lyme Town Mill exhibition promises to be a real ‘crowd pleaser’

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