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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.


Sidmouth Tennis Club is holding an open day on Saturday, March 21.


All the Sidmouth Tennis Club teams have now finished playing their winter league matches and, overall, it’s been a good season for the club, writes Kate Truman.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies’ were beaten 3-1 by Taunton Vale II at a sun-kissed Sidmouth.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10s

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girls Under-10s played their latest tournament at Exeter School.

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

Tomorrow (March 21) sees the final round of men’s league hockey for the Sidmoutth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) teams.

Sidmouth enjoy victory at Axminster

Friday, March 20, 2015

Three mixed friendly matches during the week produced a hat-trick of wins for Sidmouth bowlers, writes David Fairclough.

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Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

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The Lane League ladies were pipped at the post for the Lane Trophy, writes Zena Johnson.

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As a new outdoor bowls season dawns Dunkeswell Bowling Club is in search of new members, writes Stephen Birley.

It is with great sadness that league has heard of the passing of Keith Miles who was a stalwart member of Seaton Cliff and Devon Umpires, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidford Badminton Club

Sidford Social Hall plays host to a badminton club that is seeing numbers drop and is now in need of some fresh new faces.

Sidmouth’s new cycle team launched

Friday, March 13, 2015
Charterbank Potburys RT Cycle team with Michael Lee of Potburys

Sidmouth has a new cycle team and the launch of the Charterbank Potburys RT cycle race team was held at The Marine last weekend, writes Chris Eccles.

Shrek'n'Fiona at the Delicious Dart Trail

The Delicious Dart Trail is described as a food fest on the run, writes Debbie Marriott.

N1 Tri Club athlete Lucy Le Cocq

The triathlon season kicked off last weekend and it was a day for all at East Devon’s N1 Tri Club to celebrate.

Sidmouth & Ottery 5th played Sidmouth & Ottery C on Saturday. Ref shsp 1060-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

It has been a tough season for Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club’s men’s fifth team with many heavy defeats and very few goals, but it is important to find the positives and on Saturday they won... a short corner.

Sidmouth and Ottery 2nds are pictured playing East Devon at Sidmouth College on Saturday. Ref shsp 9094-11-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s second team look to continue an unbeaten run that stretches back to December 6 when they travel to USHC Plymouth tomorrow (Saturday).

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This week in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League Evening Division One Awliscombe extended their lead with a home win and an away draw, writes Caroline Pavey.

Marion and Robert Hayman with Nick Keast who was behind the splendid Four Trigs race this year which raised such a fine amount for the charity CRY

The annual Four Trigs run held this year in early February raised over £1,100 the charity CRY.

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Beer emerged victorious in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls Jurassic Triples competition held at Cloakham Lawns.

Wellington School enjoy a Saturday morning at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club

For the second year running, a group of students at Wellington School are taking gliding as their Saturday morning activity accompanied by Assistant Housemaster Chris Jones, writes Jill Harmer.


What a week in the top flight of the Honiton Netball League with defeats for Otters and Flamingos coupled with wins for Hi Q and Uplowman that give the Division One table a completely new look writes Graham Ingram.

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The English Pétanque Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles National Championship’s return to Exeter this year for the first time in a decade.

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It was a week to relax for Sidmouth bowlers as there were no league points at stake, writes David Fairclough.

Sidmouth ladies 2nds played Dart at the weekend. Ref shsp 6566-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th team at home to Honiton Hornets. Ref shsp 2553-07-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies’ were beaten by the odd goal in five when they hosted Redlands UWE.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

Sidmouth running club members before the start of the Grizzly run 2015. Ref mhsp 3892-10-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

On Grizzly day in Seaton, everything else comes to a full stop as the Town focuses on the race for the whole day, writes John Perratt.

Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.


With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

Honiton ladies make club history

Monday, March 2, 2015
Honiton ladies in Yetton Plate action. Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear and Carol Smith watching the last wood of their 18-16 win.

Honiton ladies have bowled their way into the final of the Yetton Plate national championship, writes Julie Grant.

Mark Courtney congratulates James Flory on his glider solo at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

James Flory from Culmstock, who joined Devon and Somerset Gliding Club in the autumn, has soloed his first glider at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

The race at the top of division one of the Honiton Netball League got a whole lot closer with Otters defeat at the hands of Uplowman reducing their lead to just three points, with Flamingos three points behind with a superior goal difference, writes Graham Ingram.

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It was a week of mixed fortunes for Sidmouth bowlers, the highlight being further points earned in the men’s Over-60s League, writes David Fairclough.

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