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Sidmouth slimmers have gone the extra mile, or three, to help raise money for Cancer Research UK.

A parliamentary guest paid Sidmouth’s donkey sanctuary a special visit, hearing all about their latest work.

Weather warnings have been issued for high winds tonight (Thursday, September 20) as Storm Bronagh blows in.

Hundreds of pounds worth of power tools were stolen from a Sidmouth hotel.

The ladies’ Morris dancing group are holding two free taster sessions for women interested in joining them

Hospital patients can now enjoy the benefits of a therapeutic garden, which has been opened after years of waiting.

Three staff have been supported with training opportunities to improve their skills in areas they enjoy

Dazzling lights and spectacular displays are expected this weekend as the carnival rolls into Sidmouth.

Residents of Sundial House were also able to enjoy the fete after it was relocated to their gardens

Money will help Devon Link-Up’s work supporting people with learning difficulties

Trio all achieved at least seven grade nines, awarded to only the top 20% of the A-A* bracket

Residents will be able to quiz candidates ahead of voting next week in a by-election to choose a new representative for the Ottery St Mary rural ward.

Environmental Health had to deal with almost three times as many call-outs as last year

People in Sidmouth are joining forces to launch a community bid to buy the Drill Hall.

Free talks, walks, workshops and entertainment during Sidmouth’s seventh Science Festival

Piano, violin and classical guitar feature in a series of six performances at Sidmouth Parish Church

Exhibition brings together traditional representations of sea scenes and striking modern realism

Non-members welcome to attend for talk by Michael Pritchard

Black-tie charity concert will include highlights from Tosca and The Merry Widow

Events aim to increase public interest in bats and encourage conservation of their habitats

A call-out has been issued to all gardeners who have problems they would like some help solving.

Plaques will honour important residents of Sidmouth who lived in Fortfield Terrace during 19th century

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

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Sidbury Fair week is well and truly under way as crowds young and old came together to enjoy the village’s 1,000-year-old tradition.

Plans to increase car parking charges in Sidford have been put on hold after concerns were raised about the ‘severe consequences’ the hike could have on businesses.

Importing tropical hardwoods is unsustainable so alternatives need to be found, writes Diana East, of Sidmouth Arboretum.

A 1930s plane was forced to carry out an emergency landing on Sidmouth beach due to a shortage of fuel, a report has revealed.

The treatment aims to release negative thoughts and feelings which lead to bad habits and poor choices in life

Entries are now open for Devon’s first-ever women-only marathon, which will return in 2019 to Sidmouth, supporting FORCE Cancer Charity.

A decision to not make Ottery Hospital a community asset has been slammed as ‘preposterous’ and ‘deeply regrettable’ by supporters.

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