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Roger ‘Holtie’ Holt was a high-profile figure in the music industry during the 1970s but died in relative obscurity in a village near Andover in July.

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The ‘iridescent flash’ of a kingfisher in flight has been captured by Sidmouth photographer Mark Taylor Hutchinson.

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Donkey Sanctuary has announced that it will reopen to visitors on Monday, September 28.

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Ottery residents are being reassured that the project to put up a plaque in memory of the late Phyllis Baxter is still going ahead.

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Sidmouth firefighters are asking the public to use a free smartphone app that identifies precise locations, when reporting incidents in places that could be hard for them to find.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Devon and Cornwall Police say they are prepared to enforce the stricter Covid-19 regulations brought in this week – but hope they will not have to.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

An ‘unkempt’ pathway in Sidmouth has prompted complaints from local residents and claims that the district council is using ‘re-wilding’ as an excuse for poor maintenance.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A ‘ludicrous’ algorithm for predicting housing needs, that would put hundreds of extra new homes in East Devon, is being strongly resisted by local authority planners.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A Sidmouth resident photographed a plume of red dust rising above Jacob’s Ladder as part of the cliff collapsed on Thursday, September 24.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Last week the Herald reported on plans to retain the part-pedestrianisation of the town centre - now we would like to know what our readers think.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

This week tough new measures have been introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson following a national rise in coronavirus infections.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Proposals to redevelop Salston House and build 15 new homes in its grounds are being resisted by Ottery Town Council.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Concerns have been raised about tractors being driven dangerously through Ottery.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

A Sidmouth musician who performed gigs in his back garden to cheer up his neighbours has been named as one of Devon’s 100 Lockdown Legends.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A new health and wellbeing information centre has opened in Sidmouth this week.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Surplus food from supermarkets is being given out free in Sidmouth, following the expansion of a community group fighting food waste.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

A man who is walking around the coastline of Britain for charity, relying on ‘the kindness of strangers’ for food and accommodation, has praised the ‘friendly’ people of Sidmouth.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

The latest application to redevelop Salston Manor goes before Ottery town councillors this evening (Monday, September 21).

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

A small, socially-distanced commemoration of the Battle of Britain took place in Sidmouth on Saturday, September 13.

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Mr Taylor Hutchinson was determined to photograph one of the ‘celebrity’ local beavers living on the River Otter, near his home, but knew it would not be easy.

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Police say the theft is thought to have taken place on Tuesday, September 8.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Surplus supermarket food will be distributed free of charge to anyone who can make use of it, in a new community larder initiative in Ottery.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

A man who is walking around the coastline of Britain for charity, relying on ‘the kindness of strangers’ for food and accommodation, will arrive in Sidmouth this afternoon.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

The part-pedestrianisation of Sidmouth town centre could become a long-term fixture if residents, businesses and visitors support the idea.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A new bridge to accommodate cyclists next to the ford in Sidmouth could be considered.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Around 30 families have been spared the cost of school uniforms, thanks to Sidmouth residents who donated to a ‘bank’ of clothing.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Students at The King’s School in Ottery have been praised for adapting well to the Covid-19 precautions in place as they returned to class.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

There is still time to enter a competition to find photographs that ‘capture the spirit’ of Pebblebed Heaths.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Three local organisations have shared Sidmouth Waitrose’s latest £1,000 donation to community causes.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Sidmouth College has started the new academic year with a range of measures in place to protect students and staff from Covid-19.

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