Sidmouth News

Harriet with her winning design

Harriet claims prize for food fest poster

A King’s School pupil will have her artistic talent exhibited around Ottery St Mary after she won a competition to design a poster for this summer’s Food and Families Festival.

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Naomi White, who died after a car crash near Feniton

Coroner: Seatbelt could have saved care worker

A care worker from Sidford who was killed in a car crash could have survived had she been wearing a seatbelt, an inquest heard.

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Marjorie Hodnett celebrates her 100th birthday with family and friends at Abbeyfield Court. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3567-15-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to and click on myphotos24

100 year milestone for Sidmouth’s Marjorie

A DJ-ing 100-year-old has put her longevity down to the ‘right genes’ – as she has four cousins who have already reached the milestone.

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SOS chairman Richard Thurlow says the Government's rejection of the Local Plan leaves the East Devon district 'dangerously exposed' to developers

Campaigners: ‘We need root and branch reform of EDDC’

‘SHAMBOLIC’ East Devon District Council’s latest Local Plan knockback has prompted calls by campaigners for a ‘root and branch reform’ of the authority.

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Driving ban for drug user after crash

A cannabis user has been banned from driving after crashing into two cars while under the influence of the drug.

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