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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies second team made a terrific start to the new league season as they recorded an emphatic 11-1 win over Bridgwater ladies second XI, writes by Suzanne Thorpe.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies 1st XI got their new Petroc One League season off to a flying start with an impressive 7-0 win at Torbay.

What a glorious end to the summer season of outdoor bowls, writes Susie Bonnell.

Two members of Sidmouth Running Club, Lynda and Kaylee Hawkins travelled up to Berkshire to take part in the Windsor Half Marathon that takes place close to Windsor Castle in Windsor Great Park, writes Terry Bewes

Four Sidmouth Running Club ladies travelled to Bristol to take part in the Great Bristol Half Marathon, writes Terry Bewes.

With the Sidmouth Running Club ladies enjoying themselves in Bristol and Windsor half marathons, Justin Ashby was dispatched slightly less far up the M5 to take on the Taunton 10k, writes Terry Bewes.

This week sees the beginning of the Exeter and District Netball League, writes Louise Hastie.

Having played local leagues, county and internal competitions and hosted in excess of 25 touring sides from all over the UK, Sidmouth Bowling Club’s very busy outdoor season has drawn to a close, writes Sandra Wheeler.

On Saturday the Southerly wind was blowing quite strongly, and Matt Wright from Washford volunteered to show early-solo pilot Will Stainer, how the cliffs at Beer Head work from the club DG505 two-seater, writes Jill Harmer.

N1 Tri club members have been out in action recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

Sidmouth Eagles Under-14s netball team made their first foray into competition play when they took part in a tournament at Paignton, writes Louise Hastie.

Bad weather forced the Honiton Netball League off the outdoor courts and onto the indoor surfaces and just two matches were played as a result, writes Graham Ingram.

The end of the summer season of bowls is always bitter-sweet, writes Susie Bonnell.

Harry Tincknell heads to the final round of the European Le Mans Series next month knowing he faces a battle to wrest the title from his rivals after placing fifth in Belgium last weekend.

A pair of N1 Tri Club members, Malcolm and Catherine Hilton, took on two of the greatest challenges that are out there for triathletes, writes Ellie Dominey.

Sidmouth bowlers welcomed their great friends and rivals - Seaton - to Sidmouth Bowling Club for a friendly mixed game of bowls on four rinks, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth runners tackle the Cotleigh Climb

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Cotleigh Climb is an invitation only, social run, organised by Howard Bidmead the chairman of Honiton Running Club, writes Terry Bewes.

The Ottery St Mary week started with a visit from St Thomas, writes Michael Smith.

Sidmouth Bowling Club members certainly enjoyed their day trip to Weston-super-Mare, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sunday was the perfect day for our early solo pilots to fly the single seat glider, with light westerly winds and some easy soaring, writes Jill Harmer.

Sidmouth Sea Angling Club took part in an annual fishing competition, writes Karl Roberts.

The Honiton Netball League began a new season with a full programme of fixtures, games in Division Two and two in Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Five members of the East Devon-based N1 Tri Club were in weekend action at the Cotswold End of Season Standard Distance Triathlon.

East Devon track ace Harry Tincknell recorded his fourth top-six finish in his sixth race for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas.

Sidmouth Bowling Club staged another most successful Open Day at the club, writes Susie Bonnell.

The final race in the River Exe 5k series was run by two Sidmouth Running Club members with ages at either ends of the spectrum, writes Terry Bewes.

The final games in the Exeter Over-60s Triples League are now completed and Sidmouth A team have unfortunately been relegated to Division Two, writes Bert Hague.

As always, it is a pleasure to play a friendly game of bowls against our neighbours, Budleigh, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ottery St Mary had a busy past week with matched against three touring sides, writes Michael Smith.

Gallery: Tour of Britain Criterium

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Local riders take to the streets of Sidmouth.

Devon third at major petanque tournament

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Petanque is usually seen as a relaxing game of boules on a summer evening in a French town square with sunshine and wine, writes John Thatcher.

Gallery: Tour of Britain

Friday, September 9, 2016

Pictures as the Tour leaves Sidmouth

It’s been an incredibly busy season for Sidmouth Bowling Club, with a total of 24 touring teams coming to play at the club during the past few months, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ottery played host to the Wales and South Monmouth Ladies touring party, writes Michael Smith.

Following a frenzied Bank Holiday Charity Coffee morning on, Sidmouth bowlers were delighted to see the sun still shining later in the day for their Drive, writes Susie Bonnell.

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