Sidmouth / Ottery news

Andie Milne, co-ordinator of Sid Valley Food Bank, says it is preparing 27 food parcels a week for those in need, meaning supplies are needing to be replaced more frequently.

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14:30

Thousands of pupils were missing from Devon’s schools every day last year, new figures have revealed.

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Election season is fast approaching with candidates hoping to claim one of the four seats available within the Ottery and West Hill district.

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13:44

Youngsters had a whale of a time trotting around The Donkey Sanctuary, taking part in lots of Easter fun.

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Helium balloons from a restaurant more than 150 miles away found in a Sidmouth water way has prompted calls for the chain to think about its products.

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Take a themed tram ride, watch a fun dog show, and enjoy a traditional Easter egg hunt (or several) - East Devon has plenty of family activities during the Easter holidays

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A police warning sign placed in a rural car park was left ‘beyond repair’.

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Yesterday, 17:04

A person has suffered minor injuries after a car overturned on Four Elms Hill.

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Yesterday, 17:00

From street food stalls to artisan food producers, there will be plenty to get your teeth stuck in to this weekend.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Devon workers have among the lowest average salaries in the UK according to data from the Government’s tax department.

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Yesterday, 15:55

The emotive work by JS Bach tells the story of Christ’s arrest, trial, crucifixion and death

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Yesterday, 14:56

A three-day inquiry will be held in the summer to determine the fate of a controversial business park at Sidford.

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Yesterday, 13:40

A leading figure behind the transformation of Sidmouth Victoria Hospital has stepped down after three decades.

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Yesterday, 06:55

Sidmouth slimmers have shown they have bags of confidence after throwing out old clothes to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Tue, 13:19

More than a dozen donkeys were rescued from dreadful conditions thanks to three major animal charities.

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Tue, 10:05

An Ottery businessman has been revealed as the mystery donor behind plans to replace a former footbridge close to a town pub.

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Sidmouth Sport

19:39

Sidmouth Town head for their second East Devon derby inside four days on Good Friday morning when they travel to Budleigh Salterton.

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13:11

Newton Poppleford Cricket Club, who play their regular weekend cricket on a Sunday and also play some evening T20 cricket, begin their 2019 campaign next week.

13:09

Twenty-two members of Sidmouth Croquet Club gathered to play in a fun, one-ball tournament to raise funds for Alzheimers research on the middle Wednesday of April, writes Chris Donovan.

13:06

The Ottery St Mary Cricket Club junior section launch another summer of Friday night meetings on April 26 at their Strawberry Lane home.

12:10

The first of two fixtures to be held at the popular picturesque track known as Flete Park, near Ermington, takes place this coming Saturday (April 20), writes Donna Harris.

Yesterday, 16:14

In winning the Western Counties West League in the last game at Saltash on Saturday, Sidmouth Chiefs won their first league title for 14 years, writes Terry O’Brien.

Yesterday, 11:00

Following the successful junior Easter Team Challenge at the start of the school holidays, Sidford Tennis Club is gearing itself up for a busy summer programme of events for both adults, teenagers and juniors.

Tue, 13:00

Torbay Motor Club are hosting three days of thrilling motorsport action over the Easter weekend, culminating in a ‘taster’ event that is open to newcomers and novices who’d like to try their hand at club motorsport, writes Rupert Barker.

Mon, 22:33

Sidmouth Chiefs secured the Western Counties West league championship with a convincing 40-11 success at Saltash, writes Terry O’Brien.

Mon, 10:21

Despite home advantage, Beer Albion (sponsored by Edenvale Turf) crashed out of the East Devon Senior Cup, losing 6-1 to Exwick Villa in a semi-final tie played at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Changes to the MCC laws of cricket – including revisions that have been made to the bowling of dangerous and unfair, non-pitching deliveries and batsmen leaving their ground early – will be shared with Tolchards Devon League member clubs on April 23, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

If you fancy channelling your inner Chris Hoy, Ottery could soon have its own cycle club.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

A round-up of local rugby and football on the second Saturday of April

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sidmouth Cricket Club began their preparations for the upcoming Devon Cricket League season in perfect style with a seven wicket win over Werrington.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

A minute’s silence will be observed in memory of cricket’s man of many parts, John Harris, before Sunday’s game between Devon and the University of Exeter at Sidmouth (11am), writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Gardeners and plant enthusiasts will be heading for Dalwood on Easter Sunday, April 21.

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Take a themed tram ride, watch a fun dog show, and enjoy a traditional Easter egg hunt (or several) - East Devon has plenty of family activities during the Easter holidays

Yesterday, 17:00

Devon workers have among the lowest average salaries in the UK according to data from the Government’s tax department.

Yesterday, 15:55

The emotive work by JS Bach tells the story of Christ’s arrest, trial, crucifixion and death

Tue, 17:30

The Beehive, in Honiton, will be hosting world-record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo on Good Friday.

Tue, 17:03

Seaton Music enjoyed a performance full of beautiful playing – and surprises from A4 Brass

Mon, 17:00

An evening of wine, food and live music lined up at the Deer Park Country House.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Dr Watson uses his now-retired friend Sherlock Holmes’ techniques to solve a mystery, with the help of some old acquaintances

Friday, April 12, 2019

Many hits by Blondie to feature in White Wedding, in Honiton.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Outdoor theatre set to roll into Lyme Regis, with two productions lined up.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

You may have admired Exmoor’s scenery or enjoyed hiking across its rugged terrain, but have you caught your own Porlock Bay fish for lunch, spent the day with an Exmoor ranger or ridden on the Victorian Lynton and Lynmouth funicular cliff railway?

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Popular Scottish singer Kris Drever to perform in Lyme Regis

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The show, by Sidmouth Musical Theatre, runs from Saturday April 20 until Saturday 27, and is full of singalong tunes

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