Sidmouth / Ottery news

Yesterday, 17:00

In his latest column, East Devon leader discusses how his usual autumn tradition has had to change, as has the district council’s constitution

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Yesterday, 12:00

In his latest column, Michael Caones highlights the Devon-based suppliers he uses

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Tue, 08:00

Some 79,000 streetlight across Devon will be converted to LED lights within the next two years – reducing carbon emissions by 75 per cent.

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Mon, 12:39

A new public survey has been launched to try to find out more about people’s experiences using the NHS 111 service in Devon.

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Mon, 10:23

A 20-year dream to improve healthcare provision in Sidmouth could finally become reality.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

An innovative event that brought The Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary’s residents ‘virtually’ into people’s homes during lockdown has scooped Best Audience Engagement Campaign at the prestigious 2020 UK Social Media Awards. ‘Sanctuary From Your Sofa’ gave people the opportunity to visit the charity’s main herd via Facebook.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The launch of the ambitious “Saving Devon’s Treescapes” project has been marked by the planting of its first trees.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The owner of Sidmouth’s newest cafe has described launching the business as ‘a dream come true’.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Sidmouth’s Connaught Gardens has again been named as one of the South West’s best parks and green spaces.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Did you see the cliff fall today?

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Sidmouth residents and visitors are being encouraged to become a community scientist... simply by taking a photo!

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Friday, October 16, 2020

A Devon-based adoption charity is turning its attention to funding homes for those children who have waited the longest.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Chris Pulman, electrical contracts manager at Fords South West, explains how to find the best electrician for the job and someone you can trust with your home’s electrics.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Progress has been made on a ten point green action plan to help tackle climate change in Devon, councillors have been told.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 10:30

Sidmouth Town bagged a third successive league victory for only the third time in five years as they defeated Stoke Gabriel 6-0 at Manstone Lane.

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Yesterday, 10:30

Ottery St Mary are back in league action tomorrow (Saturday) having missed out last week owing to the opposition crying off with a Covid-19 issue, writes Steve Birley.

Yesterday, 10:30

The men’s fourth team of Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) travelled with a depleted, but experienced side to brave the elements in Taunton to open a new South East Two league campaign.

Yesterday, 10:30

Sidmouth Town go in search of a little piece of recent history making tomorrow (Saturday) when they entertain Bovey Tracey at Manstone Lane (3pm).

Yesterday, 10:28

Josh Bradley, Jody Freeman and Conor McNamara-Campbell, scored the goals as Tipton St John defeated Otterton 3-1 to continue their unbeaten start to the Joma Devon & Exeter League Division One East campaign.

Yesterday, 10:28

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ third played their first league match of the new Sedgemoor Division One season and went down to a 6-1 home defeat at the hands of Taunton Vale III.

Thu, 15:54

Liam Cook is back in Brazil working with the national ladies’ cricket XI, writes Steve Birley.

Thu, 15:53

Ottery St Mary chairman Mikey Ringer takes a look at all things relative to his beloved Otters in our usual weekly chat, writes Steve Birley.

Thu, 08:05

Monday night finally saw the return to court for the Honiton Netball League, writes Louise Hastie.

Thu, 08:04

It was a damp end to the truncated 2020 golf season, which officially ends when the clocks go back, but there was still plenty of activity out on the course at Sidmouth, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Thu, 08:04

It’s now 28 goals in five outings for the Ottery St Mary Reserves after a Friday night mauling of Colyton Reserves.

Thu, 08:04

Cameron Brown failed to score in an Otterton game for the first time this season as the Otters were beaten 3-1 at Tipton St John in a Joma Devon & Exeter League Division One East game.

Thu, 08:03

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ fourth team were beaten 3-0 when they travelled to meet Taunton Vale IVs in the opening game of a new Sedgemoor Division Two campaign.

Wed, 07:10

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team began the new Central Division league season with a 1-1 home draw with Taunton Vale IIs.

Wed, 07:09

Last Friday’s star-lit evening saw the completion of Sidmouth Tennis Club’s teams to take up the racket at home in what has been termed the one-off, ‘Winter Covid League’, writes Vici Topping.

Latest Entertainment News

A special animal feeding encounter at Wildwood Escot has been added to the attractions portfolio, writes Kirsty Woodgate, who enjoyed the experience

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Festival’s leading literary talent attracts an international audience

Friday, October 2, 2020

Sidmouth’s Science Festival goes online

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