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The psychological thriller Dangerous Obsession is the next performance of the Sidmouth Summer Play Festival.

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An elderly woman was treated for smoke inhalation following a shed fire in Sidmouth.

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A Seaton man has been ordered to sell his home after he made a pensioner's life a misery with loud music.

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Did you dress as a fairy tale character on the last day of this year's Beautiful Days Festival? You may see yourself here....

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A Sidmouth war veteran who flew 36 missions during World War Two will be honoured during the town's air display.

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Delighted year 11 GCSE students are celebrating five years worth of hard work at Ottery's The King's School after achieving a strong set of results today (Thursday, August 22).

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Nervous Ottery students were soon beaming with delight after achieving strong GCSE results.

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Sidmouth College is celebrating 'an exceptional year' after the GCSE results were released this morning (Thursday, August 22).

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Delighted year 11 GCSE students are celebrating five years worth of hard work at Ottery's The King's School after achieving a strong set of results today (Thursday, August 22).

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Yesterday, 18:00

A special-edition donkey themed cider is now available at The Donkey Sanctuary.

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Yesterday, 16:56

Hundreds of households across Honiton, Exmouth and the Sid Valley are 'in deprivation', a district councillor has said.

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Yesterday, 13:08

Organisers behind Sidmouth's Air Display have made a move to be the first carbon 'positive' air display in the country.

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Yesterday, 12:53

They like nothing better than to hang upside down all day in the damp quarry caves at Beer, only venturing out at night to feed on flying bugs.

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Yesterday, 12:15

Spectators will be able to see first hand the power of one of the country's most versatile military helicopters as it heads to Sidmouth air display.

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Yesterday, 12:00

The son of a former RAF group captain says it will be a privilege to take to the sky to end this year's air display.

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Yesterday, 11:30

There is more fun to be had in Sidmouth this summer with the return of the fun fair.

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Sidmouth Sport


The ever-popular annual B Level Advanced Play Tournament at Sidmouth suffered a couple of late withdrawals due to due to illness and/or injury, writes Chris Donovan.

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Following Ottery St Mary's Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League South & West opening day defeat, a 3-0 home reversal at the hands of Totnes & Dartington, we caught up with team boss Dave Fairweather.


Jessica Daer has completed her first Park Run since giving birth, writes Hamish Spence.


With all the poor weather on Friday making members decide to stay indoors, there were no takers for the regular Sidmouth Jewellers Stableford, writes Hugh Dorliac.


Former Devon captain Josh Bess was honoured with two presentations prior to the county's Unicorns Championship game against Oxfordshire on his home ground at Sidmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.


AVR is organising a 'Couch to 5k' course for complete beginner runners aged 18 and over, writes Dave Mutter.


Our Ladies' Captain's day took place last week and amongst all those rainy days the sun actually shone, writes Carol Smith.


Daniel Cooper has been appointed as the new Clerk of the Course at Exeter and Wincanton Racecourses, Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) announced today, writes Lucy Johnson.

Yesterday, 08:30

The cricketers of Tipton St John have not had the best of luck with the weather in recent weeks.

Yesterday, 08:22

On Saturday, Club President John Lewis put on a full day of golf and social events to mark Sidmouth Golf Club's annual President's Day, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Yesterday, 08:20

Ottery St Mary suffered a heavy defeat when they made the short trip across to Whimple for their penultimate away game of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League C Division East fixture.

Yesterday, 08:16

On Sunday, Sidmouth travelled to East Devon Golf Club to try to complete the job they had started in the first leg of the annual Picture Match, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Yesterday, 08:13

The Sidmouth Jewellers Friday stableford was very much rain affected with few players venturing out, writes Hugh Dorliac

Tue, 14:13

Sidmouth Town went down 4-0 in their South West Peninsula League Premier East Monday night game at Crediton United.

Tue, 13:03

The East Devon Pétanque Club, which plays at Thorn Park, Salcombe Regis, held its annual doubles competition and picnic last Sunday, writes Brian Diffey.

Latest Entertainment News

The psychological thriller Dangerous Obsession is the next performance of the Sidmouth Summer Play Festival.

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Tue, 17:30

Ever-popular folk duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan packed Sidmouth's Ham Marquee on the afternoon of Thursday, August 8, delighting the audience with a mixture of new and familiar pieces from their vast repertoire.

Mon, 15:00

Pictures from the festival weekend at Escot. Gallery 3 of 3

Mon, 14:36

Pictures from the festival weekend at Escot. Gallery 2 of 3

Mon, 14:15

Pictures from the festival weekend at Escot. Gallery 1 of 3

Mon, 09:50

Most festivals wouldn't schedule Ash, followed by Sleaford Mods and then Ziggy Marley to headline the Saturday night, but Beautiful Days is a bit different.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Beautiful Days festival opened on Friday (August 16) at Escot Park - wet but with a lot of smiling faces

Monday, August 12, 2019

Last week Lindisfarne threatened to blow the Ham marquee down with a storming show.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Bristol-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sam Kelly has been one to watch for some years.

Monday, August 12, 2019

It is unusual to find yourself attending a sell-out gig at 11.30am, let alone one held in the back room of a seaside pub.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

An open-air exhibition of paintings by members of Sidmouth Society of Artists will take place at Connaught Gardens on Saturday, August 24 between 10am and 4.30pm.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

With the final countdown to this year's Beautiful Days festival under way, the organiser has revealed the bands he is most looking forward to seeing.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

The popular More4 show Devon and Cornwall is returning for another series and producers are currently looking for new local people to take part.

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