Yesterday, 08:00

The local talking newspaper has been silenced during the coronavirus crisis, but will soon be making a comeback.

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Tue, 12:00

A scavenging seagull called Sydney swooped off with first prize at the virtual version of the Sidmouth Folk Festival’s annual Horse Trials.

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Tue, 08:02

Frances MacLennan Meek, who ran the Marlborough Hotel in Sidmouth for 37 years with her husband, Douglas, has died aged 100 at Seaton Nursing Home.

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Mon, 12:55

The Blue Ball Inn in Sidford has reopened after lockdown, with a ‘caretaker’ landlord in charge.

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Mon, 08:55

Two kayakers who got into difficulties in the sea off Axmouth were helped by Sidmouth’s lifeboat, which was nearby on a routine training exercise.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

A group of singers who have been involved with Sidmouth Folk Festival for 40 years will be seen in the town this weekend and next week, enjoying their usual pubs and supporting the festival’s future.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

This year’s Swimathon – an important fundraising event for Sidmouth Rotary – has been cancelled.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

The Government relaxed the restrictions on visiting care home residents on Wednesday, July 22.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A second peaceful gathering in support of the Black Lives Matter movement took place on Sidmouth seafront on Saturday (July 25).

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A guitarist whose successful tuition career began with an advert in the Herald three decades ago is giving up teaching – but will continue playing.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ottery’s ‘French chef’ is hanging up his whites after raising more than £4,000 for Hospiscare by doing odd jobs while wearing his distinctive outfit.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Concerns have been raised about possible parking problems in Sidmouth if people gather at fringe events during the ‘virtual’ folk festival on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday 2.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A ‘back to school bank’ of uniforms and other children’s clothing is being made available in Sidmouth this week.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

The Sidholme Hotel has been put up for sale.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

If you’d like to get involved in helping to record and restore our wildlife, there are now projects galore happening in and around Sidmouth,

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Around 80 people attended a socially distanced farewell service for the vicar of Ottery St Mary Parish Church, the Revd Stephen Weston, on Sunday.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

East Devon District Council (EDDC) has received £196,379 in the latest Government funding hand-out to help local authorities recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Money has been pouring into the online crowdfunding appeal, but those who prefer a more traditional approach will be able to donate directly to a street collector.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

‘Essential’ affordable homes for local residents look set to be built in Beer.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Plans for a new school in Ottery to replace Tipton St John Primary have been submitted to East Devon District Council.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

A Sidmouth man has completed an astonishing feat of cycling endurance – climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest on a bicycle, in one gruelling ride that had to be completed within 24 hours.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Patients at a Sidmouth GP practice are being asked for their views on plans to extend one of its sites and relocate the other.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Four electric car charging points have been installed at Sidmouth’s Woodlands Hotel.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

With face coverings becoming compulsory in shops from Friday, July 24, many people will be looking to buy masks locally rather than ordering them online.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to burgle Sidmouth recycling centre.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Building work on a retirement living development in Sidford is due to restart at the beginning of August after being halted for four months.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Leisure centres in East Devon are reopening after lockdown, with extensive precautions in place to minimise the risk of Covid-19.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Lockdown restrictions are easing, but Sid Valley Help say they are still there to support anyone in need.

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Donations have been pouring in to Sidmouth Folk Festival’s crowdfunding campaign and it has now set a new target, three times the original amount.

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Sidmouth photographer Mark Taylor Hutchinson has released photos of ‘incredible’ wildlife encounters, in advance of an exhibition later this year.

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