Sidmouth / Ottery news

Yesterday, 16:00

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is asking Devon residents to share how nature has helped them cope during lockdown.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A traditional ‘mumming‘ play that was going to be performed on the streets of Sidmouth has been made into a video during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Yesterday, 08:00

The structures put in place for Sidmouth’s new Alma Bridge have been described as an ‘eyesore’ - but the bridge is not finished yet.

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Fri, 18:19

Police want to reunite items seized during a burglary investigation in the Sidmouth area with their potential owners.

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Fri, 17:51

The first Devon hospitality businesses to be awarded an AA Covid Confident accreditation ahead of lockdown restrictions beginning to ease tomorrow (Saturday, July 4) have been announced.

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Fri, 16:00

The South Western Ambulance Service has asked residents to stay safe and drink responsibly as parts of the hospitality sector reopen.

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Fri, 14:13

Skate parks and multi-use games areas (MUGAs) across East Devon will be reopening from Monday (July 6).

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Fri, 12:30

More than £1,000 has been raised so far by this year’s Wear A Hat initiatives in Sidmouth, in aid of Brain Tumour Research.

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Fri, 11:00

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

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Fri, 08:00

New speed limits, better traffic management and a network of cycle paths are being proposed in Ottery St Mary.

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Thu, 17:45

Mixing drinking alcohol with going to sea could prove a fatal cocktail, coastguards are warning - as thousands are expected to head for Devon’s beaches this weekend.

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Thu, 17:00

Help is available in Ottery St Mary for those who need it

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Thu, 12:48

Police are bracing for a huge influx of visitors to Devon this weekend and have urged people coming here to respect the area.

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Thu, 11:50

A 19-year-old apprentice from Sidmouth has been judged a ‘shining star’ by his training college.

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Thu, 11:46

It has been more than 100 days since the South West went into lockdown with along with all of the UK to try and limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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Thu, 10:00

Testing and tracing is at the heart of new plans revealed by Devon County Council (DCC) on how to contain coronavirus in the county - and the council will also be advising other authorities on managing local outbreaks.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 07:17

Twenty-five ladies competed for the Grandmothers Trophy, writes Angela Coles.

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Yesterday, 06:58

Following the news of the appointment of a new first team coach and reserve team manager, we caught up with Ottery St Mary FC chairman Mikey Ringer to find out what his thoughts were on the continuing developments at Washbrook Meadow.

Yesterday, 06:58

With no cricket being played at local level - there is s Test Match being played next week between England and the West Indies - we have to rely on past action for our current cricket ‘fix’, writes Stephen Birley.

Yesterday, 06:57

Ottery St Mary boss Billy Rouse has spoken of his delight at the latest appointments to his backroom staff at Washbrook Meadow.

Fri, 19:10

Recreational cricket is set to resume next weekend after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to back-track on his earlier claim that issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms made the sport unsafe.

Fri, 18:37

England’s final preparations for the long-awaited return of Test cricket were boosted on and off the field on Friday, with Sam Curran testing negative for Covid-19 and a handful of key batsmen spending important time at the crease.

Fri, 15:40

We have arrived at the number one spot in our countdown from 10 to one of the ‘Greatest single season’ for Sidmouth RFC, as compiled by the Chiefs’ Terry O’Brien.

Fri, 15:39

With no cricket being played at local level - there is s Test Match being played next week between England and the West Indies - we have to rely on past action for our current cricket ‘fix’, writes Stephen Birley.

Fri, 15:35

Ottery St Mary have appointed former Exeter City player Stuart Fraser as their first team coach and goalkeeping coach.

Fri, 09:23

Here we present our latest quiz, comipled by the Press Association.

Fri, 09:15

Sidmouth Town boss Danny Burwood has been involved in football for many years and is widely respected across the game, writes Steve Birley.

Fri, 09:13

Last week’s Friday Stableford, sponsored by Sidmouth Jewellers saw three new names on the leader for the season, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Fri, 09:12

Ottery St Mary have announced a new manager for the club’s new second team that will play in the Macron Devon & Exeter League next season.

Fri, 09:11

Dom Bess is fully focused on locking down the title of England’s number one spinner but admits he first had to shake off some lockdown nerves, writes Rory Dollard of the Press Association.

Thu, 09:26

Three intrepid trail blazing Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members ventured into the deep interior of the East Devon countryside for another epic long-distance run, writes Hamish Spence.

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