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Despite squally showers and a biting breeze, 34 of Sidmouth Bowls Club’s stalwart members gathered at 5.30pm to play in the first of this season’s Sunset Umbrella games on Monday, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies enjoy success in first outdoor friendly Sidmouth ladies had success in their first friendly of the new outdoor season, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Blues team banked two points from a Wednesday meeting with Seaton Blue team, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth hosted the first round of the Grace Matthews and, thankfully it was a perfect day for bowls, sunshine, slight breeze and perfect temperature, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Bowls Club trophies for the indoor season (2014/15)

It’s been a quieter week for matches at Sidmouth Bowls Club, but this only served to heighten the anticipation for the highlight of the week, the club dinner and indoor trophy presentation held at the Blue Ball on Saturday evening, writes John Mason.

Cyle Sport Dynamos Cam Pelly in action at Hatherleigh

Cam Pelly of Exmouth’s cycle club Cycle Sport Dynamo pulled off a stunning win in the regional junior road race championship at Hatherleigh on Sunday, writes Andy Waite.

Nissan GT-R LM P1 Test - Bowling Green Kentucky May 2015

Harry Tincknell scored a second consecutive European Le Mans Series rostrum finish when, together with Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque, he finished third at Imola, but the end result could have been so different.

Jonathan Langmead in action at Winscombe Park

Torbay Motor Club member Mike Lee took Fastest Time of the Day at the club’s Wiscombe Park hill climb on Saturday, reprising his 2014 win at the club’s opening speed event of the season.

The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The second course week of the season at North Hill airfield enjoyed a good mixture of soaring and circuit weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Velo Vintage cycling

Since last years event the Velo Vintage experience has been taken to Exeter and Barnstaple, but organisers have always felt that Exmouth is the events spiritual home.

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The East Devon and District Short Mat Bowls League held the Annual League Cup at Cloakham Lawns, writes Caroline Pavey.

Otters missed a chance to go level on points with Uplowman when they went down to a defeat at the hands of Signs South West by 42-37, writes Graham Ingram.

Exe Estuary Kayak Rally

The fifth annual Oxfam Exe Kayak Rally, organised by Exe Sailing Club and sponsored by Graham Sykes Insurance, proved to be another big success, on and off the water, despite the weather doing its best to spoil things.

Sidmouth’s level play golf croquet team entertained Cornwall in their first match of the new season.

West Midlands Police made their second visit to Ottery in the space of three days, but this time the weather proved the winner with the match abandoned after 14 ends with the Police leading on all four rinks, writes Mike Smith.

There was plenty of action for Sidmouth bowlers in the past week with the start of some county and national knockout competitions.

Action from the bout between Lympstone's Louis Silk (32kg) and Nile Thomas of Barton Hill Bristol.

Lympstone boxing club’s final tournament of the season at Exmouth Pavilion when they entertained The Famous Finchley club from London was a resounding success with 14 well matched bouts watched by a capacity audience, writes Neil Parsons

2015 World Endurance Championship.

Round 2. 

Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. 

30th April - 2nd May 2015. 

Photo: Drew Gibson.

East Devon driver Harry Tincknell competes for the British JOTA Sport team this coming Sunday (May 17) aiming to score a second consecutive race win at the Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari track.

Mike Lee (OMS 2000M) rounding Sawbench hairpin on his way to Fastest Time of the Day at Torbay Motor Club’s 2014 Wiscombe event, Picture: Terry Thorne

Torbay Motor Club’s opening speed event in 2015, their annual hill climb at Wiscombe Park on Saturday, May 16 has again received a full capacity entry, the 130 cars and nearly 50 motor bikes matching 2014’s record field.

Newly-appointed Devon and Somerset Glding Club chief flying instructor Martin Woolner on board a glider with Stuart Procter from Dunkeswell.

The first round of the South West region of the Inter Club League at Upavon, saw mixed fortunes for Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members, writes Jill Harmer.

Harry Tincknell (GBR) Fortec Motorsport Dallara Mercedes

The 23-year-old, along with Simon Dolan (GB) and Mitch Evans (NZ) swept their JOTA Sport Gibson 015S-Nissan to a sensational one-lap victory in the 700-mile race staged in dry and mainly sunny weather conditions.

OTTERY St Mary Men’s A team got off to a winning start in the O60s’ league with a win at Feniton.

Less than a week into the season the men played their first competitive games, writes John Mason.

Sidmouth Bowls Club Yellows team hosted their friends from Ottery St. Mary in a round of the Exeter and District Ladies over 50’s Triples League on Wednesday, writes Susie Bonnell.

Two teams remain unbeaten in Pool A of the Honiton Summer Netball League after the latest round of matches, writes Graham Ingram.

The Exmouth Harriers who raised such splendid funds from their participation in the 2015 London Marathon. (left to right); Jane McDonald, Sarah Jackman, Richard Hawes, Lisa Hatchard, Mike Keep, Dave Stone and Richard Pyle.

The London Marathon was graced by the presence of a number of Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers runners Susan Hill, Dave Stone, Lisa Hatchard, Adam Miller, Jane Macdonald and Sarah Jackman after this year’s London Marathon.

Exmouth Harrier Lisa Hatchard is amidst an extra ordinary spell of running, writes Stephen Birley.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members (left to right); Peter Bennett, James Hood, Dick Dixon, Liam Vile, Matthew Williamson

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members have been awarded Philip Wills Memorial Fund (PWMF) Scholarships, writes Jill Harmer.

Dunkeswell Bowling Club were able to get some play on their Open Day before the weather struck.

Sidmouth ladies sent out their first squad to play in the Over-55s Yellow League on Wednesday when they travelled to Heavitree, writes Susie Bonnell.

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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

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