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The bomb squad was dispatched to Sidmouth after a woman clearing out her late father’s garage found a hand grenade.

Organisers are still hopeful historic aircraft will fly over Sidmouth despite issues with their engines – but the Red Arrows display will go ahead ‘come what may’.

Hardworking sixth formers at the King’s School are celebrating ‘amazing’ A-level results.

Sidmouth College students saw their hard work pay off as their A-level results capped off another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for the youngsters.

An ‘intoxicated’ man was ‘somewhat embarrassed’ after rescue crews were called when he fell asleep on a Sidmouth beach - as the tide came in.

A bicycle belonging to a Sidmouth father was destroyed beyond repair after it was stolen from outside his home.

Sidmouth Museum and Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub team up to show youngsters about the town’s coastal heritage.

A celebration of the life of a Sidmouth woman - described as a true friend who would do anything for anyone - will be held later this month.

Staff at Wyevale Garden Centre in Sidmouth are celebrating the safe return of the store’s parrot after it flew off yesterday morning (Monday).

A five-week consultation about initial ideas for how Sidmouth’s Port Royal area may look in the future attracted almost 250 responses from individuals and organisations across the town.

Sidmouth Lifeboat was called out to Littlecombe Shute to help a casualty with a suspected broken leg.

A 114-year-old Sidmouth seafront hotel will gain a second lift shaft to serve its 64 bedrooms if a planning application is approved.

Staff at Wyevale Garden Centre have thanked members of the public for their support.

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called out near to the Hare & Hounds pub following an incident involving two cars yesterday (Tuesday, August 14).

Britain’s oldest civic society has described the release of concept drawings of Port Royal redeveloped with a building standing up to five storeys high as a ‘significant error’.

The group of 54 visited Holland, Germany and Belgium as part of a nine day trip.

New measures are being put in place for Ottery’s annual Tar Barrels to make it easier for spectators to get into town.

A road traffic collision is causing delays near Sidbury, with the road closed in both directions.

Rogue visitors in campervans and cars have been accused of blighting two Sidmouth roads with ‘disgusting’ behaviour – going as far as urinating in residents’ gardens.

A charity which helps people in need in East Devon has received praise from district councillors.

Police say caravans, which belonged to the travelling community, have moved from Long Park in Sidmouth to Lime Kiln car park in Budleigh Salterton.

Theo, 11, went missing this morning (Monday, August 14).

A couple have reassured Newton Poppleford residents they just want to ‘bring land back into use’ after their plans to build a barn to 
breed pygmy goats were approved.

Caravans arrived at Long Park in Sidmouth, off Arcot Road and Sidford Road, on Sunday. Councillor Stuart Hughes said Devon’s traveller liaison officer has been notified. The vehicles soon moved on.

The matriarch to a large extended family honoured the Romany traditions she married into with a horse-drawn funeral procession.

A Sidmouth shop worker has described the moment he thwarted a suspected distraction thief who had already taken £600 from other outlets.

Incident happened on B3178 Exmouth Road at Hawkerland Road.

The collision between several vehicles happened shortly after 2pm - motorists faced 20 minute delays.

Volunteers are needed to collect cash to keep the RAF display team coming back to Sidmouth

The potential for trip hazards in Sidmouth town centre look set to be ‘eliminated’ after numerous complaints.

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