Sidmouth / Ottery news

17:24

East Devon’s MP Sir Hugo Swire has said the Government will not cancel Brexit.

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Devon and Cornwall Police close more than a fifth of hate crime investigations into racially and religiously aggravated offences without identifying a suspect, figures show.

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Hundreds of written complaints were made to the Royal Devon and Exeter Trust last year.

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Spending on street lights has been slashed by more than £100,000 over the past year, new figures have revealed.

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Sisters from East Devon who were part of a national rally calling for a second vote on Brexit say the country ‘voted in the dark’ in the first referendum.

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07:33

Ottery Help Scheme has been given £13,200 of funding to set up a Dementia Action Alliance.

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Yesterday, 17:33

Devon Historic Buildings Trust (DHBT) is launching an awards scheme to encourage all those who work with historic buildings.

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Yesterday, 12:33

The girls from 1st Sidmouth Brownies took a trip to London to take in the sights of the big city.

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Yesterday, 07:43

She will be giving the first of this year’s Meet The Author talks at Kennaway House

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Guest trombonist Kevin Grenfell joins Pete Allen and his band for an afternoon of jazz in Sidmouth

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

A series of four afternoon talks on interesting historical subjects at Kennaway House, starting with Wining and Dining in Antiquity

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Friday, March 22, 2019

The town will hopefully become a sea of hats when Charlotte’s Army of fundraisers take part in the big Wear a Hat Day.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

East Devon District Council has written to the housing minister Kit Malthouse, calling on the Government to fulfil its pledge to streamline the complaints system

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Friday, March 22, 2019

A bid to clean up all the cigarette butts in Sidmouth has been launched by the town’s plastic warriors.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

A Sidmouth child has come up with a creative way to stop people leaving behind dog poo.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

A petition calling for Brexit to be scrapped, and for the UK to remain in the EU has been signed by more than 10,000 East Devon residents.

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Sidmouth Sport

18:11

Sidmouth Raiders Under-15s suffered last-minute heartbreak when they went down to a last-gasp goal in their Exeter and District Youth League meeting with Brixington Blues that ended 4-3 in favour of the Exmouth-based side.

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Yesterday, 20:16

Sidmouth Chiefs were 45-26 winners over Falmouth and the bonus point win they banked with the result takes the Chiefs back to the top of the Western Counties West table in what is proving to be an exciting final few weeks of the season, writes Terry O’Brien.

Yesterday, 11:27

Sidmouth Raiders Under-15s suffered last minute heartbreak when they went down to a last-gasp goal in their Exeter and District Youth League meeting with Brixington Blues that ended 4-3 in favour of the Exmouth-based side.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The penultimate Saturday of March saw a fine home success for Sidmouth Town. Ottery St Mary won and also got more good news of defeats for their Division Three title rivals / Sidmouth Chiefs back on top of the table / mixed fortunes for Beer teams.

Friday, March 22, 2019

As the football season enters its final weeks [the campaign will be all done and dusted by early May], the Ottery ladies will then have a break before returning to action, preparing, hopefully, for life at a higher level.

Friday, March 22, 2019

On a wet and very windy Thursday, Anne Blackler and Mo Kendall represented Sidmouth Golf Club ladies’ section in the first round of the Daily Mail Foursomes competition, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 2nd XI were edged out by the odd goal in three in their meeting with East Devon IIs.

Friday, March 22, 2019

A really busy weekend at Sidmouth Golf Club kicked off with Friday evening’s club annual general meeting where Neil Holland became club captain, taking over from Colin Macklin, writes Tim Aggett.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sidmouth Town have enjoyed a very good past week as they followed up Saturday’s clean sheet league success at Liverton with a Tuesday night 5-2 win over Lyme Regis under the Manstone Lane floodlights to book a place in the last eight of the Morrison Bell Cup.

Friday, March 22, 2019

It has not been the most successful season, to say the least, for SOHC men’s 4th XI, and again, the side lost to the odd goal when they entertained a 10-man Chard side at Ottery, writes Andrew Coley.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Ottery St Mary head for Sandford tomorrow (Saturday) looking to end a run of disappointing defeats at their Mid Devon ground.

Friday, March 22, 2019

The Otterettes are now an integral part of Ottery St Mary Football Club and going, quite literally, from strength to strength.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Ottery St Mary ladies were excellent value for their Devon Women’s League 5-2 home win over Plymouth-based SB Frankfort.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell had the busiest race week of his career to date in Sebring, Florida as the World Endurance Championship and North America’s IMSA Weathertech Championship converged on the same weekend for a double dose of dramatic sports car racing.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sidmouth Chiefs suffered their third defeat in four games on their first ever visit to Winscombe, and the 25-21 loss drops them to third place and out of the league promotion/play-off places for the present, writes Terry O’Brien.

Latest Entertainment News

17:00

Seaton Music enjoyed a trio’s concert, instead of one from a quartet.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Collection of art by painter and printmaker Anita Klein to be put on display at Marine House at Beer

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Guest trombonist Kevin Grenfell joins Pete Allen and his band for an afternoon of jazz in Sidmouth

Saturday, March 23, 2019

A grant of £9,400 has been awarded to the Thelma Hulbert Gallery for an arts project.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Colyton Theatre Group provided a great evening of good company, food and entertainment.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Bridport, Cerne Abbas and Whitchurch Canonicorum to host concert by Cantamus, the West Dorset chamber choir.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Members of Axminster Drama Club will be handing over more than £600 to Comic Relief, following their recent successful production.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Alex and Alison Davies to perform concert of music for organ, piano and saxophone on Lyme Regis’s Škrabl organ at St Michael’s Parish Church.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Castalian Quartet will be performing for SeatonMusic

Sunday, March 17, 2019

‘Scintillating’ string quartet make third visit to Sidmouth

Saturday, March 16, 2019

She plays evangelist turned-nightclub singer Reno Sweeney in the production by Sidmouth Musical Theatre

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Young clarinettist joins Isca Ensemble for a ‘bold’ concert programme

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thriving, popular venues provide a range of entertainment and give local drama groups a place to perform

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