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Sidmouth Bowls Clubs Ann England organised a celebration presentation evening for the 27 members who played in the Sunset Umbrella during the Outdoor season.

Sidmouth Bowling Club was honoured to receive a visit from the president of the Devon County Ladies Indoor Bowling Association (DCLIBA) and her team, write Jenny Fricker and Ron Cook.

Sidmouth Bowls Club indoor leagues continue to flourish.

It’s time to polish your antlers for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 5, in Otterton.

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There was another busy week of action in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League last week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Six Sidmouth runners ventured to the edge of Dartmoor last Sunday to run the challenging and beautiful Drogo 10.

Sidmouth & Ottery Mens 4th XI at home to Devon A. Ref shsp 6820-47-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Men’s fifth XI took on high-flying Tiverton in what proved to be a bad-tempered encounter, played at Ottery St Mary.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nd XI at home to Dawlish. Ref shsp 6036-46-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ first team finally got their long awaited, and much deserved, first win of the season against a fiery Mid Somerset side.

The latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Ladies’ Triples League produced a couple of conclusive victories and one by just three shots.

Sidbury still top in the afternoon

Thursday, November 12, 2015
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There was no change in the Evening Division One table after the results of the past week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nd XI at home to Dawlish. Ref shsp 6044-46-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team lost a seventh successive match as they went down 5-2 at Bridgwater.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nd XI at home to Dawlish. Ref shsp 6036-46-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies second team shared six goals with a Dawlish side that is, like SOHC, yet to win this league season.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1339-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Despite a much-improved second half performance, Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club’s (SOHC) men’s fourth team was unable to overturn a first-half, three-goal deficit and ultimately lost 3-1 to Taunton Vale.

Hugh Marsden in action in the Falklands Islands

Hugh Marsden had an outstanding run to finish a close third in the inaugural Falklands Island Man versus Horse race, writes Cathy Newman.

Sidmouth Running Club member John Perratt pictured at the Sid Vale Athletics meeting back in 2014. Ref shs 2692-21-14SH Picture by Simon Horn

Local runner John Perratt who passed away two weeks ago was more recently seen in the vest of home-town club Sidmouth, but prior to that was a member of Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Kye Silver of Colyton School who has been selected to play for England in the Sainsbury's Games

Colyton Grammar School student, Kye Silver, has recently succeeded in gaining a place in the Under-17s hockey team representing England at the Sainsbury’s School Games, writes Safi Lewis.


Exmouth Visions badminton players Jonty and Morgan Wright travelled to Redruth to compete in the Badminton England Kerrier Under-13 and Under-17 tournaments.

Jake Purdy wins

Honiton FSC Muay Thai ace Jake Purdy is now the number one ranked Muay Thai fighter in the country after success in front of 5,000 fans at the Macron Stadium, Bolton.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) were knocked out of the Devon Cup in a high scoring game against Tavistock with Tavvy bagging the berth in the next round courtesy of a 7-5 win.

Sidmouth Over-60s impress

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Sidmouth players taking part in the Monday Umbrella meeting

Sidmouth indoor bowlers have had a busy past week, writes Ron Cook.


The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League has seen a number of weeks completed in the early part of the season.

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A new season of Woodbury and District Skittles Association is up and running.

Sidmouth Running Club foundind member John Perratt who has sadly passed away

The Templer Ten, along the Templer Way at Newton Abbott, is one of the most popular local races, largely because it’s flat, writes Colin Flood.

The three unbeaten teams in division one all retained their 100 per cent records in the latest round of Honiton Netball Winter League matches and Otters made it a win each for the top four sides in Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) have a busy round of matches on the final Saturday of the month.

The past week was a busier one for Sidmouth lady bowlers and there were further promising results, writes Jennifer Fricker.

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

Three second half goals secured the points for Sidmouth and Ottery HC men’s fifth team as they defeated Isca 4-2.

Sidford Short Mat Bowls Club is busy spreading the word about what it has to offer.

Sidmouth ladies exit Masons competition

Thursday, October 22, 2015

After their exertions during the bowls tour in Bournemouth, the Sidmouth ladies have had a quiet start to the indoor season, writes Jennifer Fricker.

The Colyton short mat bowls team

The annual Ottery St Mary Short Mat Bowls Club, Branscombe Apple Pie Fours competition was held at The Institute, Ottery St Mary, write Brab and Bridget Hallowes.

There was a full schedule of matches in the Honiton Netball League last week, writes Graham Ingram.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club boys Under-14 team that did well in a tournament at Exeter School. Front row: Alfie Crick, Treeve Harris, Ben Harrison, Eddie Rudolph, Jack Cload. Back row: Josh Miller, Harvey Bennett, Max Ward, Freddie Crouch

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) took part in an Under-14 boy’s hockey competition at Exeter School.

Great conditions for gliders

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Chris Mew and Ray Dodd at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Ray Dodd from Sidmouth and Chris Mew from Bampton have both converted to flying K13 glider at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

SOHC men’s fourth team find it tough

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1353-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The men’s fourth team of Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club had a challenging afternoon when they travelled to Yeovil to take on Yeovil and Sherborne.

2015 World Endurance Championship.

Round 2. 

Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. 

30th April - 2nd May 2015. 

Photo: Drew Gibson.

Britain’s Harry Tincknell has missed out on claiming the prestigious European Le Mans Series title for a second consecutive year. Tincknell, who celebrates his 24th birthday on October 29, was denied the coveted Drivers’ ‘crown’ along with JOTA Sport team-mates Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque after the trio finished fourth in the fifth and final race of the season in Portugal.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1372-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies went down 4-2 at home to Taunton Vale, writes Sophie Hudson.

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