Sidmouth / Ottery news

This week tough new measures have been introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson following a national rise in coronavirus infections.

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Yesterday, 12:15

Sidmouth Town Council is looking to speak to groups within the town a bid to resume the town’s regatta celebrations in 2021.

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Yesterday, 10:08

The rare moment an otter was seen swimming in a Sidmouth beauty spot has been captured on film.

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Yesterday, 09:11

A coronavirus contact tracing app will be rolled out across England and Wales on Thursday.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Proposals to redevelop Salston Manor and build 15 new homes in its grounds are being resisted by Ottery Town Council.

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Wed, 17:00

Concerns have been raised about tractors being driven dangerously through Ottery.

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Wed, 09:26

The Government has warned that Britain could face much tougher measures if new rules to curb coronavirus fail to get the infection rate under control.

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Wed, 08:00

A Sidmouth musician who performed gigs in his back garden to cheer up his neighbours has been named as one of Devon’s 100 Lockdown Legends.

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Tue, 12:12

A new health and wellbeing information centre has opened in Sidmouth this week.

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Tue, 08:00

Surplus food from supermarkets is being given out free in Sidmouth, following the expansion of a community group fighting food waste.

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Mon, 17:34

Sidmouth’s iconic Jacob’s Ladder is due to be repainted and will undergo structural repairs from Tuesday (September 22).

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Mon, 17:10

A man who is walking around the coastline of Britain for charity, relying on ‘the kindness of strangers’ for food and accommodation, has praised the ‘friendly’ people of Sidmouth.

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Mon, 08:00

The latest application to redevelop Salston Manor goes before Ottery town councillors this evening (Monday, September 21).

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

In this week’s report from the Sid Valley Biodiversity Group, Ed Dolphin from Sidmouth Arboretum describes a project to bring a rare species of tree back to the area.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

A small, socially-distanced commemoration of the Battle of Britain took place in Sidmouth on Saturday, September 13.

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Mr Taylor Hutchinson was determined to photograph one of the ‘celebrity’ local beavers living on the River Otter, near his home, but knew it would not be easy.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 12:26

A chat with Sidmouth Town boss Danny Burwood the morning after the Vikings’ 3-1 win over Axminster Town

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Yesterday, 11:33

Speedway fans across the UK are urged to step forward and support the British Final this weekend - from their own home!

Yesterday, 07:24

Sidmouth Tennis club hosted a highly successful American Doubles’ tournament organised by the ever enthusiastic, Bob Hefill, aided and abetted by head coach, Sue Wiltshire and welfare officer, Debbie Snelgrove, writes Vici Topping.

Wed, 22:08

Sidmouth Town chalked up a second successive South West Peninsula League Premier East success with a 3-1 win over Axminster Town.

Wed, 14:35

But for a 91st minute penalty miss by Richard Walker, the Fishermen would have salvaged a point which their late pressure deserved.

Wed, 14:31

Plans to welcome a number of supporters back into Sandy Park for next week’s Gallagher Premiership clash between Exeter Chiefs and London Irish on Wednesday, September 30 have had to be shelved, writes Mark Stevens.

Wed, 13:16

The Sidmouth Town manager Danny Burwood is expecting a tight game against local rivals Axminster Town but is hoping for a positive result.

Wed, 09:51

Internationally known horse racing broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght will head up the Devon & Cornwall live streaming presenting team when the 2020/2021 point-to-point season gets under way with the East Devon races at Ottery St Mary on Saturday. October 24, writes Granville Taylor.

Wed, 09:49

This time last year, Sidmouth Gig Club was rowing on the river Clyde in the Castle to Crane race from Dumbarton to Glasgow, writes Nick Thompson.

Wed, 07:00

After the scheduled match against Cavendish Cavaliers was cancelled, Geriatrics stepped in to provide Tipton with welcomed opposition, writes Phil Wright.

Tue, 16:00

East Devon motor ace, Harry Tincknell, has taken his second victory at the race that every driver wants to win: the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Otterton began the new Joma Devon & Exeter League campaign in style as they won a thrilling encounter with Teignmouth 5-4, coming back from 4-2 down to bank the points.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sidmouth Warriors Under-15s made a winning start to the new Exeter & District Youth League season with a 2-1 win over St Martins

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Budleigh Salterton-based sailor Ben Cornish has, for the time being, put plans to build-up for the next Olympics to join a team targeting glory in one of the most iconic racing events in the world of sailing - the Americas Cup.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

The South West Peninsula League have issued a communication to all member clubs with regard to the on-going Coronavirus pandemic and the worrying matter of a new lockdown, writes Steve Birley.

Latest Entertainment News

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival brings a virtual feast to the screen

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Drive-In cinema comes to East Devon

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

There’s a new diary date for this year’s Creative Craft Show.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Artists to showcase their works at Open Studios event

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