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Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.

Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.


The weather has been a big problem for Ottery St Mary bowlers this past week, writes Michael Smith.

Sidmouth Bowls Club Captains Day and the men's captain and vice-captain shake hands in front of the players before the action got underway.

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.

Ollie Caute completes the Weymouth Bustinskins Open Water Sprint

The N1 Tri Club enjoyed some terrific success last week, writes Dennis Elliott.

Pete Bennett who has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country

Pete Bennett from Yeovil has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country following an extensive check out by Regional Examiner Simon Minson on Saturday, writes Jill Harmer.

The victorious Devon team that were crowned Inter County double rink national champions; Sophie Tolchard, Lorraine Hackett, Jan Roberts, Hayley James, Muriel Scott, Joan Martin, Jenny Dawson, Sharon Parnell, Liz Smerdon and Honiton bowler Sue Evans (back row top right).

Honiton bowler Sue Evans was part of the Devon team that has been crowned the national Inter County Double Rink champions, writes Julie Grant.

Exmouth Harrier Michael Robinson

Midnight hardly seems a sensible start time for any running race, but then the 100k Cornish coastal run wouldn’t seem a sensible proposition for most at any time, writes Cathy Newman.

Weston Wheelers.

Sid Valley Cycle Club members were able to enjoy favourable weather conditions for their latest outing.

Devon and Somerset Inter Club League team captain Liam Vile with his glider after landing jn a field at the bottom of Hembury Hill.

The last leg of the South West region Inter-Club League was held at North Hill at the weekend, writes Jill Harmer.

(left to right) Lizzie Westcott, Jess Summers and Mia Saunders who made it a case of 'girl power' at the Devpn and Somerset Gliding Club

It was quite a past week at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Sidmouth Over-50s Blues hosted Exeter-based St Thomas in a midweek meeting, writes Susie Bonnell.


Sidmouth played host to a visiting side from Bristol, known as The Chameleons, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Over-50s Yellows were involved in a midweek thriller when they travelled to meet neighboring Seaton Reds, writes Susie Bonnell.


The Ottery St Mary men’s Over-60s Triples league teams had mixed fortunes in their most recent outings, writes Michael Smith.

N1 Tri Club member Johnnie Livingstone on the podium at Oswestry after his victory.

N1 Tri Club young members were in action at Shropshire where they served up some superb performances.

Ottery team, lifts the Redferns Trophy

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Redfern Trophy winners; Chris Hawke, Shirley Fewtrell, Peter Jones and Sharon Kenny.

Barbourne Bowling Club from the Worcester area were the latest touring side to visit Ottery, writes Michael Smith.


Sidmouth ladies Yellows team welcomed their friends from Starcross Bowling Club to play another round of the Devon Ladies Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowls club played host to the mixed fours tournament at the weekend. Ref shsp 0878-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Blues entertained the ladies from Shaldon Bowling Club, writes Susie Bonnell.

Chairman of Sidmouth bowls club Peter Mison playing in the mixed fours tournament at the weekend. Ref shsp 0871-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The past week was a busy one for Sidmouth bowlers, writes John Mason.


Sidmouth Bowling Club s were celebrating in the past week as they heralded two of their own making county competition progress, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ellie Guest collecting her prize for the Trion:z Sandbag Sprint at the Go Hard Obstacle Run event

The past weekend saw 80 keen runners and obstacle racers take part in the first ever race in the GoHard Obstacle Run Series.

Patricia Wardrup, a tender 90-years-young, all set for her trial flight

Last week proved that age is no limit at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

The Ottery team that won the Jubillee Cup at Lyme Regis; (left to right) Mike Smith, John Ward, Steve Hall and Terry House

Ottery St Mary sent a team of four to compete once again for the Lyme Regis Bowls Club organised Jubilee Cup, and the quartet returned with the shield.

Jack Salvidge in action

Honiton riders do well at Yeovilton vent

The five hour gang at Devon and Somerset Glding Club

The past week saw lots of action at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Charlotte Beviss in action with her team mates and on their way to gold in Turin, Italy

Colyton Grammar School student, Charlotte Beviss has recently triumphed in the Acrobatic Gymnastic International Acrobatic Gymnastic International Cup held in Turin, Italy, writes Hannah Wright.


Away from the club’s 30th anniversary celebration the Ottery bowlers also cerate a new ‘first’ for the club, writes Michael Smith.


Sidmouth ladies Over-50s Yellows had one of their favourite away games when they journeyed to Chagford, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers were victorious when they journeyed out of the county to visit Lyme Regis, writes Susie Bonnell.

The barbecue at the 25th anniversary celebrations

Ottery St Mary held 25th anniversary celebrations at their club on Sunday (July 19), writes Michael Smith.

Members of Exmouth Karate Academy

Exmouth Karate Academy held a charity Katahon at the Cranford Sports Club.

Vanessa Glynn Jones who is a GB age group athlete.

Triathlon is considered to be the fastest growing sport in the world right now, writes Steve Birley.

The Exe Valley Rotary group on their visit to Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Alongside our normal training operations at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club this week, we entertained three different groups, writes Jill Harmer.

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