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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.

Honiton runners who were on duty at the Woodlands Relay meeting

Honiton Running Club sent a number of teams to Morganhayes Woods for the 2015 Woodland Relays meeting, organised by the Axe Valley Runners (AVR), writes Judy Davey.

Seatojn youngster Max Nevell with his record breaking 1lb 15oz gilt head bream caught on a shore fishing expedition with his father.

Seaton youngster Max Nevell had a fishing trip to remember when he was shore fishing recently.


Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Yellow team met with Belmont for the second time this summer, this time on Sidmouth home ground, writes Susie Bonnell.


Sidmouth ladies were sharing the celebrations with their members, captain Jill Bishop and her partner, Brenda Somerfield, this week, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Toucans Chicks netball team

Sidmouth Toucans fielded two teams in this years Honiton Summer netball League.

Ottery St Mary Bowls Club president Michael Potter and men's captain Ray Luscombe with the victorious team in the Howard Cottrell Trophy meeting;  Tony Bushell, Sharon Kenny, Mollie Parker and Kevin Vernon

Last autumn a seed of an idea was sown by Ron Cook when a nearby bowls club cancelled its annual tournament.

Sidmouth Toucans Chicks netball team

The last week for Pool B and neck and neck at the top with both Toucans Chicks and Flamingos on 17 points, writes Graham Ingram.

Jack Salvidge in action

There was East Devon interest at the Royal Navy and Royal Marines 10-mile Time Trial Championship on the S4 course near Buckfastleigh, writes Jools Parker.

The start of the Jackie Box fun run before the rail and river run in Tipton St John. Ref shsp 0829-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Results from this year’s Otter Rail and River Run are unprecedented, writes Joe Earlham.

Harry Webb

Exeter Boxer Harry Webb put in a fantastic performance last Saturday night in London.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club's Thursday achievers (left to right)l; Chris Woodward, Wendy Willis-Fleming, Paul Kane and Rob Rand

Thursday proved to be the best day of the week at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Mark Allen and Joyce Burroughs receive the trophy for winning the mixed pairs competition

Sidbury Short Mat bowlers contested the annual mixed pairs competition in memory of Jean Brown, writes Caroline Pavey

Harry Tincknell on the Red Bull Ring podium with team mates

Harry Tincknell recorded his fourth career sportscar victory when he was part of the JOTA Sport team that claimed a first win of the 2015 European Le Mans Series at the Red Bull Ring.

Vanessa Glyn Jones and Liz Elliott who are both GB team members and are also very much part of the East Devon-based N1 Tri Club

In any walk of life having a role model is a good thing, writes Dennis Elliott.

The victorious Howard Cottrell Trophy winners; Tony Bushell, Sharon Kenny, Mollie Parker and Kevin Vernon

A team of bowlers representing Ottery St Mary Bowling Club lifted The Howard Cottrell Trophy hosted by Honiton Bowling Club, writes Michael Smith.


Sidmouth ladies travelled to Chardstock on Monday to play three teams of triples, writes Susie Bonnell.

The Otter 10km

There’s been a record number of pre-entries for this year’s Otter Rail and River Run, which takes place on Saturday (July 11) from Tipton St John playing field, writes Jo Earlham.

Exmouth Netball Club celebrates its thirtieth birthday this year.

N1 Tri Club member Patrick Livingstone

Patrick Livingstone is an outstanding young athlete and he is beginning to blaze a trail in a sport that is growing faster than any other in the world, triathlon.

Pete and Jill Harmer who flew their Duo Discus glider along the rising air past Bridgwater and back for 118kms at a fast speed of 88kph.

The last week was rather a quiet one at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club with some Trial lessons and evening flying cancelled due to the weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Devon pétanque triumph

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

In a needle three-way petanque match against Kernow and Great Western regions, held at the Isca Pétanque club at Whipton in Exeter, Devon’s players recorded a resounding victory, writes Alasdair Paterson.

Harry Tincknell in action at the Red Bull Ring

Harry Tincknell returns to LM P2 sportscar action when the Nissan NISMO “factory” driver races for JOTA Sport in the third round of the European Le Mans Series this coming Sunday (July 12).


Honiton Petanque Club, which was only formed earlier this year, has been successful in their application to join the Devon Petanque League in 2016, and they are now looking for potential players.

Seaton karting ace Ryan Edgecombe

Round Five of the DKRC 2015 Championship enjoyed glorious sunny weather on the Saturday only to find Race day a slightly damper affair as a downpour made for wet set ups for the first round of heats, writes Jim Bee.

There were matches in both Pools A and B last week in the Honiton Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

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