Sidmouth / Ottery news

Sidmouth Regatta is underway with races on and off the water.

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Pete Allen's Dukes of Wellington will be playing in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel for the Jazz in the Afternoon concert on Sunday, August 25.

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Thousands enjoyed an evening of dazzling and daring aerobatic displays in Sidmouth to kick-start the bank holiday weekend.

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Sidmouth war veterans, with more than 150 missions between them during World War Two, were honoured at Sidmouth Air Display.

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An interactive day transporting youngsters back in time has been hailed a success by organisers.

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The Old Picture House can be found in Harbour Road, Seaton.

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07:00

Port Royal should be developed into a multi-use area capable of acting as a community events space, the neighbourhood plan says.

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Yesterday, 15:47

Sidmouth's former New Look outlet is set to become its latest charity shop.

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Yesterday, 15:34

Vandals have struck repeatedly at the garden of The Byes Pre-school in Sidford, destroying children's play equipment and causing dangerous damage.

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Yesterday, 11:30

The Sidmouth Herald will be bringing you the latest throughout the day and through the show itself. Get involved with the hashtag #sidmouthairdisplay2019

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Yesterday, 10:00

Keen gardeners will be showing off their pride and joy this weekend to help raise money for charity.

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Yesterday, 07:00

Planting more wildflowers and using the Tumbling Weir to produce hydro-electric energy are among the top priorities for a greener Ottery.

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Thu, 16:55

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

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Thu, 16:48

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

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Thu, 15:21

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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Thu, 15:18

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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Sidmouth Sport

08:55

Ottery St Mary's John Thatcher retained the Devon Petanque Singles Championship title, and in some style, when the journeyed to Chudleigh to take part in the annual competition, writes Chris Bigmore.

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08:20

Four mixed triples teams arrived from Bradninch to play a friendly, writes Carol Smith.

Yesterday, 09:57

Sidmouth Town head for Brixham tomorrow (Saturday) for the fifth game of the new South West Peninsula League Premier East Division campaign.

Yesterday, 09:51

Sidmouth Golf Club's East Devon League side went to Teign Valley to do battle against Bovey Tracey in the latest round of matches, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Yesterday, 09:51

Sidbury sealed the Tolchards Devon League H Division East in some style as they defeated visiting Filleigh by a margin of 156 runs in the penultimate match of their wonderful league campaign.

Yesterday, 09:50

Devon cricket captain Alex Barrow batted his way into the county record books by completing two centuries in the win over Oxfordshire on his home ground at Sidmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Yesterday, 09:50

A new season of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre indoor cricket league is on the near horizon and organiser Jon Ashby is keen to firm up numbers of teams wishing to play in the long-running, and popular, competition.

Yesterday, 09:47

The weather bit into the Ottery St Mary bowls club schedule last week with rain causing postponements for two of the club teams playing in the Exeter & District Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

Yesterday, 09:46

Sidmouth RFC have been forced into a change of opposition for Saturday's (August 24) Blackmore pre-season action.

Yesterday, 09:39

There were only 13 ladies who entered the Orr Cup competition, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Thu, 12:49

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.

Thu, 12:37

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.

Thu, 12:36

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

Thu, 12:34

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.

Thu, 12:33

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.

Latest Entertainment News

16:00

Pete Allen's Dukes of Wellington will be playing in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel for the Jazz in the Afternoon concert on Sunday, August 25.

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Thu, 16:55

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

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.

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