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The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

Honiton runners at the Minster Challenge

Honiton Running Club had a good number of runners at the Minster Challenge seven-and-a-half mile multi-terrain race based in Axminster, writes Judy Davey.

Ottery St Mary short mat bowls offer

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Short mat bowls generic picture

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

Gliders were flying all day at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club's Open Weekend

Although the weekend weather was poor, there were good soaring conditions on both Wednesday and Thursday at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

Sidmouth bowlers launch new indoor season

Thursday, October 1, 2015
The annual indoor meeting between Sidmouth ladies and gents launches each new indoor season. Some of the players from both sides that took part.

The Sidmouth indoor season got off the mark with the men’s opening drive followed, the next day, by the ladies’ opening drive, writes Ron Cook.

Well here we are again - the beginning of the new Indoor Season - 2015/16 - and what do we have? Yes - the perfect Indian Summer, writes Susie Bonnell.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Rob Rand

The late September sunshine and sparkling visibility has brought some enjoyable flying weather to North Hill this week for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Sid Valley Triathlon a huge success

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Sidmouth Triathlon. Enjoying a pasty after the event are (left to right) Bill Emmett, Craig Badcock and Mark Badcock.jpg

The second Sid Valley Triathlon was well supported by both competitors and spectators as it all unravelled across Sidmouth on the final Sunday of September, writes Alex Spalding.

N1 Tri Club mascot IRON-TED who is off to Barcelona with clubmates

N1 Triathlon Club mascot IRON-TED is off to Barcelona to support club members taking party in an Ironman Triathlon being held there.

Sidmouth bowlers on tour

Day four of the 2015 Sidmouth Bowls Club tour took the party to Wareham, where, dropped off by Shawn, our charming coach driver, we rode to Swanage on the delightful steam railway, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth tour picture. Mary and Brian Smith on the dance floor

The touring ladies and gents from Sidmouth are home again - tired and, for most of us, a few pounds heavier - in time for the closing games outdoors, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth sign off with a hot shot

Friday, September 25, 2015

Last Thursday saw the visit of near neighbours from Ottery for the last mixed friendly match of the season, writes John Mason.

SOHC ladies net five in final warm-up game

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) Ladies first team enjoyed a handsome 5-0 victory when they met ECVH in their final friendly outing before the start of the new league campaign, writes Nicky Lockyer

Ottery St Mary bowls. The final drive of the 2105 outdoor season

On the last weekend of the summer season Ottery travelled to Tiverton Boro’ for their final fixture, writes Michael Smith.


Kingfisher Stars are celebrating their first ever trophy triumph.

Bowls wash out

Well - who turned the taps on? It’s day three of the Sidmouth tour and following a morning of free time, the bowlers set off for a good game of bowls at nearby Poole Park, writes Susie Bonnell.

John Greenaway (left) and David Fairclough enjoying some tour sunshine.

Hurrah! Sunshine, well no rain at least, on day two of the Sidmouth Bowling Club away tour to Bournemouth, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies bowls tour latest

Friday, September 18, 2015

If you have walked past Sidmouth Bowling Club’s rinks this week, you might have thought it was extra quiet because of the weather, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Bowls Club finals

The highlight of the past week at Sidmouth Bowls Club has been the staging of the 2015 club finals, writes Ron Mason.


=The English Pétanque Association’s largest event of the year took place at Hayling Island, writes John Thatcher.

The Sidmouth class of Target TAGB Tae Kwon-Do are celebrating a exceptional results at the most recent colour belt grading.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club September course - the final one of the season.

The last gliding course this year enjoyed the pleasant Indian summer weather, with gentle winds and warm sunshine, writes Jill Harmer.

Penny Farthing riders, father and son, Alistair and Sebastian Cope (in the RAF uniform). Picture: Passion 4 Photos

The ninth Velo Vintage Occasion and Ride takes place on the final Saturday of the month.

Ottery St Mary NBTL team crowned champions

Friday, September 11, 2015
The captain of the Ottery NBTL team, Mollie Parker

In the last game of the season in the Non Badged Triples League (NBTL), Ottery ladies travelled to Topsham in a table topping clash to determine the league winners, writes Michael Smith.


Following a couple of weeks of inclement weather, we finally got back to entertaining some touring teams, writes John Mason.


What a day the Sidmouth Bowling Club Open Day proved to be, writes Susie Bonnell.


Sidmouth ladies hosted a friendly match against their visitors from Chardstock, writes Susie Bonnell.

What a day the Sidmouth Bowling Club Open Day proved to be, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ellie Dominey who did so well in the Cotswold Triathlon

The Cotswold Triathlon is also the South West of England ‘Sprint Championship” and comprises of a 750-metre lake swim a 20km bike leg and a 5km run.


Exmouth Visions and Devon player Morgan Wright attended a recent graded Under-16s tournament in Wellington.

Harry Tincknell in action

Harry Tincknell will travel to Portugal for the European Le Mans Series finalé next month with a slender one-point championship lead.

The Devon Air Ambulance group at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The last group evening of the 2015 season at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club took place last week, writes Jill Harmer.


Sidmouth ladies hosted Madeira for their last game in Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Otter Trophy triumph for Ray Luscombe

Friday, September 4, 2015
Ottery St Mary bowler Shirley Fewtrell

The last weekend in August saw Ottery host its own internal Finals Weekend, writes Michael Smith.

After such a soggy August it’s time to begin to think about some indoor bowls, but before that Sidmouth Bowling Club have an Open Day for all comers, writes Susie Bonnell.

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