Sidmouth / Ottery news

Yesterday, 16:30

A 'summer soiree' for charity, featuring well-loved songs and verse, will take place in the Great Hall of Knightstone Manor.

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Yesterday, 09:05

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

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Yesterday, 07:00

Sunday Times bestseller Jane Corry selects the pick of this month's reads. Perfect for the beach or a quiet spot in the library…

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Yesterday, 07:00

Homes should only be built in the countryside if they are next to built-up areas and owned by local people, says the Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan (SVNP).

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Fri, 14:42

An Ottery student will be heading to one of the world's most prestigious universities after achieving stellar A-level results.

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Fri, 12:04

A jam-packed week of water and land-based fun has taken over Beer as part of the village's annual Regatta week.

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Fri, 11:46

Archant's Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you'll learn at the free sessions.

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Fri, 11:43

Devon now has a record number of families signed up to provide foster homes for children and young people in the county.

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Fri, 10:13

Maintaining the distinctiveness of Sidford and Sidbury is of 'great importance' as part of future development within the Sid Valley.

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Thu, 18:00

A major environmental event will take place in Sidmouth later this year.

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Thu, 17:00

Men will be able to show off a sharp new look once a new barber shop opens in Ottery.

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Thu, 15:44

Residents who are passionate about environmental issues, or anyone wanting to learn more about the subject, has been invited to a 'care of creation' event in Sidmouth.

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Thu, 10:59

There were tears, laughter and hugs all around when students began to open their A-level results at Sidmouth College today (Thursday).

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Thu, 10:56

Ottery students celebrated the end of school life with an impressive set of A-level results.

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Thu, 07:02

Plans have been made to install a bar at a historic Sidmouth hotel for the first time in the best part of a century.

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Wed, 17:02

Sid Valley residents have begun receiving their polling cards ahead of next month's neighbourhood plan referendum.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 21:46

All three Sidmouth teams won on matchday 16 of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League season.

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Yesterday, 21:43

Sidmouth Town made it back-to-back league wins, following up their 2-1 midweek Manstone Lane success over Axminster Town with a superb 4-2 triumph at Torrington.

Yesterday, 17:36

Ottery St Mary began life in the Devon Football League South and West Division with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Totnes and Dartington.

Yesterday, 13:20

Live updates as Ottery St Mary take on Totnes and Dartington in the Devon Football League.

Yesterday, 11:04

Flamingos, in their final season in the Honiton Netball League, have been crowned as the 2019 Summer League champions.

Fri, 11:27

The league season kick starts for Ottery St Mary this weekend as they host Totnes and Dartington in the Devon Football League South and West division.

Fri, 10:00

Sidbury banked another Tolchards Devon League H Division East maximum points haul when the scheduled visitors for their latest match, Topsham St James 2nds, couldn't raise a side for the match and so conceded the game.

Fri, 09:57

Somerset's Peter Trego returns to the Devon side after a three-match absence for the crunch game against Oxfordshire starting at Sidmouth on Sunday (11am), writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Fri, 09:56

The Sidmouth Running Club has generously donated £250 to the South West Coast Path Association for the second year running, writes Becky Millington.

Fri, 09:55

On a blustery Saturday morning, Zena Johnson and John Mason were due to play in the quarter-finals of the Devon County Mixed Pairs competition, writes Carol Smith.

Fri, 09:52

Ottery St Mary 2nd XI kept their hopes of survival in E Division alive when they claimed a hard fought victory from the trip to Woodbury & Newton St Cyres, writes IanTownsend.

Fri, 09:51

Friday saw the annual meeting with Clarence Bowling Club of Weston-super-Mare. When Sidmouth travelled to Weston for the match last year, the weather was absolutely beautiful.

Thu, 16:38

Danny Burnwood has praised his young side after they returned to winning ways against Axminster Town on Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory.

Thu, 11:01

Sidmouth bounced back from their opening day defeat by beating local rivals Axminster Town 2-1 at Manstone Lane.

Wed, 19:02

Sidmouth Town and Ottery St Mary both face early round away days in the 2019/20 Devon Premier Cup

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 09:05

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

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Mon, 18:30

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

Mon, 15:05

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

Mon, 13:25

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.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

If you have been in Sidmouth for the Folk Festival, you will probably recognise some of the performers in these photographs.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

As the audience arrived for this concert at The Ham on Tuesday, August 6, we each found on our seats a copy of a 'newspaper' in the style of the 1930s with a picture of the handsome teenage Johnny Longstaff and information giving details of his life and the background to The Young'uns' powerful telling of his story.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Our photographers have been out and about in Sidmouth during the festival.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dancer, singer, accordion-player and songwriter Hannah James first came to Sidmouth 20 years ago in the days of The Sidmouth International Music Festival.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

There are more workshops than ever this year; some are progressive courses, some are one-off tasters.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

There was a full house in The Ham for The Spooky Men, always one of Sidmouth's most popular acts.

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