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Some schools in East Devon have announced they will be closed on Monday as a result of the snow on Sunday.

A reduced field of runners took part in The Grizzly in Seaton as the wintry weather returned to East Devon.

Medical professionals are being sought by a hospital trust to help minimise disruption to services after a deluge of snow hit Devon.

A married couple with a passion for Tar Barrels are hoping to raise thousands for the event by racing three coastal marathons in as many days.

More than a hundred young dancers faced disappointment after their show was cancelled, following months of rehearsals.

Volunteers at Sidmouth Museum have been hard at work to prepare for the attraction’s forthcoming new season.

The Met Office has upgraded a weather warning for Devon, with the South West set to be battered by ‘strong winds and heavy snow’.

People are being urged to roll up their sleeves and help ensure Sidmouth looks its very best this summer as the town goes for glory in this year’s Britain in Bloom competition.

Here’s this week’s photos from our readers sent in via our image-sharing website


The first-ever Sidmouth Daffodil Day which was cancelled due to snowy weather conditions will now take place on Easter weekend.

Outraged independent retailers do not know how they will survive if action is not taken to make business rates fairer in the town.

You can now bid to take over the concession of Sidmouth’s iconic deck chairs.

Sidmouth firefighters will be doing their bit for charity by holding a fundraising car wash this weekend.

Sidmouth’s top ranking police officer has been praised for his hard work launching a social media messaging group for shop owners.

The Sid Valley’s first radio station, made by the community for the community, has officially gone live for the first time.

Rivers across East Devon could burst their banks in the upcoming day, bringing widespread flooding the region.

Two broken down vehicles completely blocked a road near Sidford.

Up to 100 young people will be able to book in for a free heart screening this May, thanks to fundraising by a Sidmouth family.

Update 6.22pm: Road now cleared.

A Sidmouth play park which was removed at the end of last year will be replaced after £30,000 in community funding was found.

A Sidmouth Theatre was lit up in purple as part of a move to support International Women’s Day.

Manuscripts and family memorabilia belonging to Ottery’s ‘most famous son’ have sold for £35,000.

Dog muck, dead birds tied up in fishing debris and other rubbish was found on Sidmouth’s beach and town centre, leaving clean up volunteers ‘shocked’ and ‘disgusted’.

A drive to raise £10,000 for Newton Poppleford’s new primary school is halfway to achieving its target after a matter of months.

There’s been an oven fire at Feniton, near Ottery St Mary.

A Sidmouth teenager has celebrated her 18th birthday in style after being invited to Westminster to find out about new plans to support brain tumour research.

Police are reporting slow traffic in Sidmouth due to an incident near Manstone Lane.

Ottery’s neighbourhood police team has welcomed a new face to the ranks after the appointment of a new PCSO.

Sidmouth is preparing to welcome back the Tippett String Quartet for an evening of classical music.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue say the fire was caused by an overheated engine.

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