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Just when you thought you were all organised - along comes a change of date, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers bag hotshot at Torquay

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Ann Elwood/Chris Radburn/Chris Hamer/John Chew

Sidmouth Bowling Club members had their annual away-weekend to Torquay last weekend - and a very special occasion it was for more than one reason, writes Susie Bonnell.

SOHC fifth team beaten by Isca

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Sidmouth and Ottery first men's team played Wootton Bassett at Sidmouth College on Saturday. Ref shsp 2540-04-16SH. Photo: Simon Horn

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s 5th XI: The fifth team returned from Exeter without points after going down by 4-0 against Isca.

There was a full week of fixtures played in the Honiton Netball Winter League with the exception of the top flight game between Signs South West and JD Tyres owing to the former being unable to raise a side and therefore JD picked up their first three points of the season, writes Graham Ingram.

Have you been watching the World Indoor Bowls Championships on television? writes Susie Bonnell.

Yet again Sidmouth Bowling Club have cause for celebration, writes Susie Bonnell.

Jill Bishop has put Sidmouth Bowling Club on the map yet again, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies travelled over to play a friendly match against their old friends, Budleigh, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth and Ottery first men's team played Wootton Bassett at Sidmouth College on Saturday. Ref shsp 2540-04-16SH. Photo: Simon Horn

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first team face a double header weekend with a league game on Saturday at Bristol UWE followed by a Devon Cup quarter-final tie at ECVH the following day.

Sidmouth nine tame Blackdown Beast

Friday, January 29, 2016
Sidmouth runners at the Luppit Inn during the Blackdown Beast

Saturday morning saw nine Sidmouth Running Club members attending the pre-run briefing at the Highfield Club, Dunkeswell ready for the start of the ever-popular Blackdown Beast run, writes Terry Bewes.

The Four Trigs

The 2016 Four Trigs Race will take place on Sunday, February 7.

Sidmouth bowlers get instruction on CPS

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Sidmouth bowlers learn CPR.

Sidmouth bowlers were privileged to have a talk and demonstration on CPR techniques in their clubhouse on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nds at home to Teign. Ref shsp 03-16TI 9437. Picture: Terry Ife

Exe Hockey Club have restarted their popular ‘Back to Hockey’ meetings.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nds at home to Teign. Ref shsp 03-16TI 9410. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI flew the club flag highest last weekend when they won well at home.

Sidmouth Bowls Club can share in the celebrations for Devon County’s success in one of bowling’s most prestigious competitions - an annual event organised by the English Indoor Bowling Association - the Ladies Atherley Trophy, writes Susie Bonnell.

Every year the Sidmouth Bowling Club ladies section look forward to playing against the Ladies County President and her team of merry maidens, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies win Foxlands meeting

Friday, January 22, 2016

Sidmouth ladies played their penultimate round in what is a very competitive Indoor County league competition – the Foxlands – last Thursday, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth runners have a busy week

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The latest new members to run with Sidmouth Running Club

It has been a busy week for members of Sidmouth Running Club, Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth runner Joe Ashby at the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships

Five junior members of Sidmouth Running Club made it through to the Devon Schools Cross Country Championship , held at Stover School, Newton Abbot last Saturday and all came away with exceptional results of which they should be proud, competing against schools from all over Devon, writes Terry Bewes.

The latest round of matches in the Honiton Netball League saw the top two teams in both divisions continue to dominate proceedings, writes Graham Ingram.

The indoor bowls season marches on, indeed we are almost halfway through another campaign, writes Susie Bonnell.

The Devon Schools Cross-Country Championships take place this Saturday (January 16) at Stover School.

Sidmouth motor ace Harry Tinncknell

Harry Tincknell will compete for the prestigious European Le Mans Series title for a third consecutive year with JOTA Sport.

Honiton Netball Club are gearing up to receive a visit from an England international player.

Short mat bowls generic picture

The East Devon Short Mat League has reached the halfway stage of another fine campaign, writes Caroline Pavey.

Short mat bowls generic picture

If your New Year resolution is to keep fit and have some fun at the same time the why not give thought to joining the indoor Short Mat Bowling Club.

Mixed fortunes for Sidmouth bowlers

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Now that the festive season is over and we are at the start of a new year, perhaps it is time to reflect on the progress of Sidmouth lady bowlers, writes Jennifer Fricker.

Elliot Lassiter from Wiltshire (pictures starting his watch), came home first in the Boxing Day run organised by Exmouth Rotary. The 16-year-old is part of the South West Triathlon squad and in the race in 2014 he came second.

It was certainly no surprise that the off-road Axe Valley Challenge on Sunday was wet and muddy underfoot and wet and windy above ground, writes Cathy Newman.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Paul Summers flying in wave over Broadhembury

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members have been making the most of the gliding weather of late, writes Jill Harmer.

AVR double delight at Axmouth Challenge

Monday, January 4, 2016

This week end saw a busy start to the 2016 season for Axe Valley Runners, despite the inclement weather and challenging conditions, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidmouth runners at at the Boxing Day meeting

Putting a day of excess behind them or in some cases in front of them, 22 members of Sidmouth Running Club turned out for the traditional Boxing Day run, writes Terry Bewes.

The Sidmouth Bowls Club Men’s Twitchers League is currently a really close contest with just 10 points separating top from bottom.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies claimed a third win of the season when they defeated White Eagles 7-4 in a friendly encounter, their last action before the festive break, writes Ellie Marok.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club chairman Lisa Humphries and vice chairman Stuart Procter

Sunday provided some glorious winter gliding weather last week at North Hill for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, with soaring flights from a mixture of thermals, ridge and wave lift in the south westerly wind, writes Jill Harmer.

The Honiton Netball League had a full night’s fixtures, the last one before Christmas, with the league resuming in the New Year, so a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all, writes Graham Ingram.

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