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The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League is drawing to a conclusion, writes Caroline Pavey.

For the second week in a row in the Honiton Netball League Pool A, Beer Blazers were on the wrong end of a very close encounter, going down to a single goal defeat, writes Graham Ingram.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provide airtime for Volunteer Gliding Squadrons and this is the latest group to be looked after.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club has been selected by the British Gliding Association to provide continuation training in the South West region as part of a nationwide grant scheme provided by Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, writes Jill Harmer.

Bovey Down success for Nick Cleal

Saturday, April 25, 2015
A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

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As Sidmouth’s indoor bowling season draws to a close, the serious business of the Club’s finals days contrast with the more relaxed atmosphere of the President’s Day invitation event – writes David Fairclough and Zena Johnson


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lee impresses at Torbay Velopark

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Charterbank Potburys cycling team has achieved its first podium finish of the season, writes Chris Eccles.

AVR trio run the Paris Marathon

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Axe Valley Runners at the Hippo

Axe Valley Runners James Trewick and Shaun Denslow lined up on the start of the world’s third largest marathon alongside 56,000 runners on the Champs-Elysees, Paris, in glorious sunshine, writes Dave Mutter.

The first course of the season at Devon and Somerset Gliding Cluib.s

A week of blue skies was the order of the day for the first course week of 2015 at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Racing from Winscombe Park

A new season with new hopes and expectations gets underway at Wiscombe Park this weekend (April 25/25) with the Woolbridge Motor Club organising a two-day meeting which boasts an entry which promises a number of close battles throughout the classes and of course for the coveted award that goes to the fastest time of the day, writes Geoff Pickett.

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It was a first of the season for Sidmouth bowlers – 100 per cent success on all rinks played during the week, writes David Fairclough.

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Sidmouth ladies visited Budleigh for the last ladies’ friendly for the indoor season, writes Zena Johnson.

Ahead of the finals of the internal club competitions, Sidmouth bowlers were able to relax and enjoy two late season friendly fixtures, write David Fairclough and Zena Johnson.

Gay Dobson, Sarah Kenney and Glyn Dobson

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club has a new bar to mark its silver jubilee season, writes Mike Smith.

Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

Jewnny Bolsom in action at Portland

Exmouth athlete Jenny Bolsom was in action for the first time in the colours of the Bike Motion Racing team when she competed in the Osprey Sprint Triathlon at Portland, Dorset.

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Sidmouth ladies visited Budleigh for the last ladies’ friendly for the indoor season, writes Zena Johnson

It was a first of the season for Sidmouth bowlers – 100 per cent success on all rinks played during the week, writes David Fairclough.

Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

SIDMOUTH & Ottery Ladies 4th XI beat bottom side Ashmoor 2nd Xi 4-0 to secure a mid-table finish in Petroc Two.

In their last match of the season, a hard-fought battle against visitors Bridgwater resulted in a 0-0 draw for the SOHC ladies 1st XI.

You could be forgiven for thinking that running is a young man’s game but Axe Valley Runner, Graham Newton is proving that wrong.

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SHORT MAT: Awliscombe Short Mat Bowls club held its annual lunch and Prize Giving at the Hare and Hounds, Putts Corner.

Medal haul for TKD club at tourney

Saturday, April 4, 2015

MARTIAL ARTS: Honiton Tae Kwon-Do sent a contingent to the TAGB English Championships in Worcester. And came back among the medals.

Cranbrook resident Andrew Green who writes the lawn care tips for the Cranbrook Herald swapped his gardening gloves for his running shoes on Sunday as he took part in the gruelling Exe to Axe run. Andrew is pictured on Sidmouth seafront being spurred on by his family.  Ref mhc 2196-14-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The 20-ish mile Exe to Axe race was run on Sunday and conditions under foot were a little greasy in places due to the overnight rain but the going was still good.

McCance in winning form at Honiton GC

Saturday, April 4, 2015

TWELVE year old Hayden McCance posted an impressive 64 net to win the March medal competition at Honiton GC, writes Liz Rogers.

New triathlon team cranking up medals

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Triathlion team

A NEW Tristar Triathlon team competed in the Bath Duathlon adding more top positions to their impressive start to the 2015 season.

Third U23 title for Dalwood fencer

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

Sidmouth Tennis Club is holding an open day on Saturday, March 21.

All the Sidmouth Tennis Club teams have now finished playing their winter league matches and, overall, it’s been a good season for the club, writes Kate Truman.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies’ were beaten 3-1 by Taunton Vale II at a sun-kissed Sidmouth.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10s

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girls Under-10s played their latest tournament at Exeter School.

Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Charlie Plowden. Picture by Paul Clayden

Tomorrow (March 21) sees the final round of men’s league hockey for the Sidmoutth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) teams.

Sidmouth enjoy victory at Axminster

Friday, March 20, 2015

Three mixed friendly matches during the week produced a hat-trick of wins for Sidmouth bowlers, writes David Fairclough.

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Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

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