The tenant of a Sidmouth allotment that was described as an ‘eyesore’ by a person living nearby has reassured residents that the plot will eventually look ‘lovely’.

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Sidmouth and Ottery churches are using the Internet to reach out to their congregations during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Nearly 200 smiling hat wearers shared their selfies online in a virtual ‘gathering’ for Sidmouth Wear A Hat Week.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

After being forced to stay indoors or close to home for weeks, a group of Sidmouth residents have finally enjoyed a taste of freedom.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

This year’s Sidmouth In Bloom competition has been cancelled because of the coronavirus, but organisers are sowing the seeds for better times in the future.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

A Sidmouth restaurant has started a delivery service in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Sidmouth’s food bank is preparing for a rise in demand as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The fire service is urging communities to reduce demands on public services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

There is uncertainty over this year’s Sidmouth Classic Car Show because of the coronavirus.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Sidmouth’s Wear A Hat Week events may have had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus, but the ‘decorate a hat’ competition is still going strong.

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Today’s traditional Mothering Sunday church services have been called off because of the coronavirus – as is the case for all services until further notice.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Help and support during the coronavirus crisis is being offered to the Sidmouth community by the local branch of Waitrose.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Sidmouth lifeboat station is closed because of the coronavirus, but the crew remain on call 24/7 and will respond to emergencies.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

People having to self-isolate in the Sid Vale, because of the coronavirus, are being offered home deliveries by many local shops and businesses.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

The King’s School in Ottery St Mary has confirmed that it will be closed to all pupils except ‘children of key workers and the most vulnerable’ from Monday, March 23.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

‘No-one should be going through this alone’ is the message from Ottery St Mary’s network of community volunteers.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Sidmouth’s Wear A Hat mass gathering on the seafront has been cancelled because of the coronavirus.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

All services at Ottery St Mary Parish Church have been suspended because of the coronavirus, in keeping with the guidance from the Church of England.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A sold-out talk in Sidmouth by the Bergerac and Midsomer Murders star, John Nettles, has been postponed because of the coronavirus.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A weekend of events in Sidmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day has been cancelled because of the coronavirus – but are expected to take place at a later date.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Sidmouth business leaders are to raise their concerns ahbout the economic effect of the coronavirus with the East Devon MP, Simon Jupp.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Some of Sidmouth’s Wear A Hat Week events have been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Eighty-one years after his parents spent their honeymoon at a guest house in Ottery St Mary, Lawrence Forrester made a ‘moving’ visit to the same spot.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

‘Preserving the past, and looking to the future’ is the aim of a new trust being set up to channel funds into projects to benefit Sidmouth and its residents.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Jazz band leader Pete Allen has cancelled his concert on Sunday, March 22, at the Sidholme Hotel Music Room.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Communities across East Devon will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday, May 8.

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Entries are being invited for Sidmouth In Bloom’s spring floral competition, and you do not need to be an expert gardener to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

‘Rapid decisions’ will have to be made on how to protect Devon’s most vulnerable residents at the height of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the chief executive of the county council.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Devon now stands at 21.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Climate change, food production, energy and the built environment are among the issues that will be explored in a project looking at ways to make the Sid Vale more sustainable over the next 10 years.

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