Sidmouth News

One of the beavers living on the River Otter. Picture by Tom Buckley.

‘Positive steps’ for beavers

A family of beavers living wild on the River Otter could be returned to their home after being tested for disease.

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Hazel tackles Sahara trek for Hospiscare

The co-owner of a Sidmouth ice cream shop proved she can handle the heat when she trekked across the Sahara for Hospiscare.

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Exeter Magistrates Court

Steak thief ‘had beef’ with supermarket, court told

A man stole seven steaks from Waitrose because he ‘had beef’ with the supermarket, a court heard.

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Ottery protesters arrived at Devon County Council HQ at County Hall on Monday afternoon. Ref sho 1135-47-14SH Picture: Simon Horn

Bed losses ‘tip of the iceberg’

A coachload of campaigners staged a protest on the steps on County Hall this week in opposition to proposals which will see Ottery’s hospital lose its inpatient beds.

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Temporary lights cause ‘complete mayhem’

Traffic was thrown into chaos as temporary lights failed at Sidford Cross on Tuesday evening – and again on Wednesday morning.

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