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Sidmouth bowling club hosted a tournament at the weekend. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2225. Picture: Alex Walton

The past week was certainly another good one for the bowlers of Sidmouth, writes Bert Hague.

Short mat bowls generic picture

If you want to keep fit and be entertained during the darker months ahead then please, look no further than Ottery St Mary Short Mat Bowling Club, writes Jenny Uren.

Bowls. Ref: Bowls stock. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth’s Madeira Bowling Club is gearing up for the autumn with an open day and indoor bowling coaching.

Cycle speedway Champions
Will & Owen Tidball

Exmouth cycle ace Will Tidball continued his fine season when he won the Under-16 Cycling Championships last national series meeting of the year at Oliver’s Mount Scarborough.

Ottery St Mary bowlers John and Terri Ward and Terry House with the Uffculme Triples Trophy

Ottery bowlers netted their fourth trophy of the season when a trio returned from a trip to Mid Devon with the Uffculme Triples trophy, writes Michael Smith.

Photo: Drew Gibson.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell is all set for another big weekend of racing in France.

The Exmouth and District Netball League begins a new season next month.

N1 Tri Club's George Tomkins at the Sherborne event

After a quiet few weeks on the competition scene, N1 Tri Club members were clearly inspired by the superb performances of Team GB triathletes in Rio and were back out swimming, biking and running their way to podium finishes again this weekend, writes Ellie Dominey.

The ladies who turned out for a wonderful 2016 Ladies' Captain's Day event at Sidmouth Bowls Club

Sidmouth Bowling Club were delighted to have such wonderful weather to play the ladies’ Captain’s Day match last Friday.

Sidmouth ladies’ captain Susie Bonnell has penned an ode to bowls.

Shirley Fewtrell with the Marldon Open 4s Trophy. Also in the picture are Roger Woodland together with Chris and Ray McDonald

There were mixed fortunes for Ottery bowlers across the past week, writes Roger Smith.

Martyn Eveleigh playing in the men's over 60's county singles competition. Ref shsp 30-16TI 4671. Picture: Terry Ife

Occasionally, the weather transpires to make for perfect bowling conditions, writes Bert Hague.

Harry Webb pictured signing his professional contract with Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Harry Webb, who began his boxing career as a youngster with Lymsptone ABC, has formally signed up as a professional boxer.

James Flory after completing his Silver Distance flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Clib

The Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) has seen some exciting developments for members of late, writes Jill Harmer.

Islwyn, from Caerphilly went down on five of the six rinks they played at Sidmouth. However, post match the tourists sang wonderfully for the home bowlers,

The Sidmouth outdoor season is moving on at a pace, writes Bert Hague.

Ottery bowlers were again in good form last week, writes Michael Smith.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson at the helm.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson is once again set to grace the highest level of his sport.

Sidmouth Bowls Clubs latest recruit Deborah Robertson

Sidmouth played both home and away against Ottery in the county trophy, writes Bert Hague.

Ottery’s winning team of Dave Brown, Richard Chapple, Norman Lawrence and Terri Ward with the Redfern Trophy

There was further success for an Ottery team, last week, writes Michael Smith.


Plymouth Petanque Club came to Strawberry Lane following a 4 -1 win in the morning at Honiton, writes Dave West.

Sidmouth Bowling Club were delighted to welcome Jacky Howle, Devon County Ladies’ President, and her team for a terrific day of bowling, writes Susie Bonnell.

The Sidmouth Running Club beginners group at High Peak.

It has been a varied week for members of Sidmouth Running Club, writes Terry Bewes.

The winning Ottery team Eric Richardson, Richard Bland, Brian Salter and Terry House, with the Jubillee Trophy

Ottery bowlers enjoyed more success last week, writes Michael Smith.

2016 World Endurance Championship.
Nurburgring, Germany.
21st - 24th July 2016
Photo: Drew Gibson

East Devon motor ace Harry Tincknell missed out on scoring a top result for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the Six Hours of Nürburgring race last weekend when his Ford GT caught fire briefly during a pit-stop.

The players who took part in the Jubillee Trophy meeting at Sidmouth

Sidmouth Over-60s teams played a number of games over the past week with various results, writes Bert Hague.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club instructor Stuart Procter congratulates Dave Wojnar

The past week at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club was another excellent one with yet another first solo flight completed, writes Jill Harmer.

The 2016 Honiton Triathlon was held frOM the Allhallows field on Sunday which in turn raised funds for the town's rugby club. Ref mhsp 27-16SH 1120. Picture: Simon Horn.

The N1 Tri Club’s prolific racing pair Lisa Braunton and Vanessa Glyn-Jones travelled to Eton Dorney Lake for the VOTWO Events standard distance (1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run) triathlon, writes Ellie Dominey.

Parker powers to new PB

Monday, July 25, 2016
Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker on his way t a new PB at Buckfastleigh

After several weeks of setbacks and cancelled races Honiton-based Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker finally got first personal best (PB) of the season last weekend.

Harry Webb with Paddy Fitzpatrick

East Devon boxer Harry Webb will turn professional at the end of August.

Ottery St Mary bowler Grace Ward who, at the age of 12, played recently for the Devon Under-25 team

Ottery St Mary had their youngest player play for the Devon Under-25 team last week, writes Michael Smith.

Mark Wolfie Smith on his machine

Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith realised a burning ambition last weekend, writes Steve Birley.

There was more County success for Ottery last week, writes Michael Smith.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

I wonder what has become of our wicker donkey who usually spends the summer behind our top green, writes Bert Hague.

Harry Tincknell in action in Austria

Harry Tincknell remains in the lead of the European Le Mans Series points standings after the Briton recorded his third ELMS top-three finish in as many races at the meeting in Austria.

Ollie Caute crosses the finishing line of the Bowood Triathlon

The N1 Tri Club’s younger talent has been taking the spotlight recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

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