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Pupils from an international school based in Sidmouth have been recognised for their participation in a floral competition.

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Skaters and wheeled sports enthusiasts in Sidmouth have been given an early Christmas present with the news that the town's much anticipated skatepark has moved a step closer.

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Elderly Sidmouth residents got the chance to meet old friends and make new ones at an annual Christmas tea party.

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Yesterday, 17:01

A charity golf day went with a swing - and raised £1,500 for an end-of-life nursing service in Seaton, Beer and Colyton.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Devon County Council has again voted against discussing proposed fire service cuts in the region.

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Yesterday, 12:19

A Hollywood actor was on the election canvassing trail in Sidmouth this morning as part of his support for Claire Wright.

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Yesterday, 10:00

November rain has cost Devon County Council more than £400,000 in reacting to flooding incidents.

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Yesterday, 09:01

Show of Hands and Eddi Reader are among the headline acts for the Sidmouth Folk Festival 2020, announced this morning.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

After waiting for months for the district council to correct long-standing damp problems, a West Hill pensioner said he feels like he is being treated like a fool.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Festive illuminations at a house in Ottery are raising awareness of a dementia charity as well as spreading some Christmas cheer in the community.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Cat lovers are being encouraged to add a few festive feline items to their Christmas shopping lists.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

An Ottery coffee shop has pledged to raise vital funds for its chosen charity with a special mince pie week later this month.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

East Devon election candidates have weighed in on one of the most polarising debates at this time of year - what really is the best Christmas film?

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Whether you are looking forward to hearing traditional carols, choral works, cheerful brass bands, modern-day Christmas songs or even medieval Yuletide music, there is something for you in East Devon.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

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Friday, December 6, 2019

A Sidbury woman is embarking on 10 months of training, to climb Africa's second highest mountain.

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Sidmouth Sport

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Ottery St Mary Under-14s exacted sweet revenge on the team that had knocked them out of the cup just seven days before, beating Exeter Panthers 2-1 when the sides met in an Exeter & District Youth League encounter, writes Stephen Upsher.

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12:53

Ottery St Mary Table Tennis Club had disappointing results in the Exeter League with all four teams losing their matches, writes David Millen.

12:52

Devon and Exeter League outfit Beer Albion progressed to the quarter-finals of the Devon Premier Cup by defeating Devon League Exmouth Town Reserves 2-1 in a close contest at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Yesterday, 12:21

Sidmouth Town player-manager Danny Burwood put a polished finish on his teams sensational 4-3 home win over Torrington by rifling home the winner himself with five minutes to go.

Yesterday, 11:25

Ottery St Mary Table Tennis Club had disappointing results in the Exeter League with all four teams losing their matches, writes David Millen.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

'The greatest comeback since Lazarus', is a hackneyed saying, but appropriate for an outstanding performance by Sidmouth Chiefs as they secured their first ever win at Bridgwater, beating the Somerset side 27-24, writes Terry O'Brien.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Ottery St Mary travel to Plympton Athletic tomorrow (Saturday) looking to build on last Saturday's splendid 3-1 home success over Plymstock United.

Friday, December 6, 2019

More games and Sunday fixtures were among the regulation changes put in place by member clubs and the Bradleys East Devon Youth League annual meeting.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Sidmouth Town entertain Torrington tomorrow (Saturday) in what manager Danny Burwood describes a 'must win' game.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's second XI shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with East Devon B.

Friday, December 6, 2019

The first Wednesday of December was sunny and dry, which was wonderful after the long rainy days forcing the course to be closed, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Sidmouth Running Club's (SRC) Kirsteen Welch wasn't originally going to compete in the South West and Inter Counties Cross-country Championships race as she was still feeling the effects from her outstanding efforts for Team GB at the World Mountain Championships, held in Argentina, writes Hamish Spence.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth team came a cropper when they entertained South East Two table-toppers Taunton Vale D at Sidmouth.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Sidmouth golfers played a 'waltz' format for their weekly winter three-ball competition, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sidmouth Running Club's (SRC) juniors have enjoyed another course meeting at the Sidmouth College gym every Sunday during the current term, writes Kerry Boyle.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 09:01

Show of Hands and Eddi Reader are among the headline acts for the Sidmouth Folk Festival 2020, announced this morning.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

The character of Charles Dickens will be brought to life in a one-man performance of his classic story A Christmas Carol in Sidmouth on Thursday, December 5.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Politicians are well-known for blowing their own trumpets, particularly with an election approaching.

But there is a chance to forget about politics and enjoy some real brass instrument music in early December, with Sidmouth Town Band.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

The true story of a Warsaw doctor who protected 200 children during World War Two is the centre of Sidmouth Youth Theatre's next production.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Christmas came early to the Manor Pavilion Theatre when Sidmouth Musical Theatre and Sidmouth Musical Comedy Societies joined forces to present Scrooge - The Musical by Leslie Bricausse, based on A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Two workshops, in which people can create a design and print it on to fabric, are taking place near Sidmouth.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Sidbury into Drama presents a double bill and buffet at Sidbury Village Hall from Thursday, November 21 to Saturday, November 23.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Otter Vale Art Society (OVAS) held its last meeting of the year on Friday, November 1, with a guest speaker instead of the demonstration of painting techniques.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Jazzman Pete Allen celebrates his 65th birthday this month with a weekend of special concerts at the Sidholme Music Room.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

A tribute to the music of Roy Orbison will be staged at The Beehive in December.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Axminster Drama Club will be working with Lyme Regis Town Band to stage Brassed Off in 2020.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tom Glover will be concluding his regional tour with a comedy gig in Honiton.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pantomime season is almost upon us, and there is a choice of performances in east Devon.

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