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Young explorers from Ottery endured a gruelling hike over miles of rocky slopes, while taking part in a once in a lifetime challenge.

Novelist Robert Goddard told an audience in Sidmouth that he got his break in storytelling as a schoolboy when his partially-sighted grandmother asked him to read to her from the local paper.

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The grandson of the founders of Govier’s of Sidmouth has been reflecting on the end of an era and recalling how, as a youngster, he used to unpack china delivered to the town’s railway station.

It’s the final day of the Devon County Show, and while the sun is shining, the traffic leading up to the entrance is also heavy.

Sidmouth Hospiscare has revealed its plans to turn the old Sidford Surgery into a new base and day centre to meet growing demand for its services.

A thriving Sidmouth High Street gift shop on the market because owners Colin and Kylie Cramb want to return home to Australia to be with family will remain trading now and after its sale.

The first day of the Devon County Show was ‘just the perfect day’.

A man has been charged in connection with thefts from churches across the South West including St Giles and St Nicholas Church in Sidmouth.

Fresh plans for a multi-million pound business park at Sidford - which aims to create 250 full-time jobs - have been revealed.

A happy couple have received royal congratulations as they prepare to say ‘I do’ on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

A Sidmouth drama teacher has been recognised for her work nurturing the dreams of thousands of young performers with an invite to this weekend’s royal wedding.

A teenager has been speaking about the moment her puppy was grabbed by another dog and shaken to death near the Land of Canaan park in Ottery.

A pub sweepstake has captured the town’s imagination – inviting people to predict when the shed perched precariously on the cliffs above East Beach will fall down.

Cllr Ian Thomas says portfolio resources and responsibilities need to focus more closely on council priorities and aspirations

The family of a leading Sidmouth businessman have paid loving tribute to his ‘generous spirit’ and passion for the place he called home for more than 40 years.

The incoming and outgoing vice-chairman of Sidmouth Town Council have been praised for their commitment to the town.

Gallery: In pictures: Devon County Show 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Are you heading out to Devon’s biggest show?

Alan Quick, co-founder of Exeter Pride, reports on the 2018 celebrations

The line-up for this year’s Summer Rep Season at Sidmouth’s Manor Pavilion Theatre has been revealed.

Sidmouth College students once again put in a tor-rific effort to complete this year’s Ten Tors event.

It was a case of all hands on deck as the final preparations were made for the opening of a new Sidmouth travel store.

The UK’s biggest cycle race, The Tour of Britain, is returning to East Devon.

Ottery Hospital could be turned into a ‘community asset’ to fend off any threat of it being sold.

West Hill Primary School’s outdoor spaces are set for a £1,000 overhaul thanks to a grant from the parish council.

A councillor who saw five members of the regeneration committee she chairs resign in protest at her leadership has been made Ottery’s new deputy mayor.

Filling your days with ‘lots of love’ is the secret to having a long and happy life, says a 102-year-old.

Watch our video to find out how you can vote for the Bonny Babies.

Sea Fest brought in the crowds on Saturday for what organisers are calling the most successful event so far.

New plans have today been submitted to turn countryside at Sidford into employment land.

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