Sidmouth / Ottery news

Yesterday, 13:00

The bestselling writer Henry Hemming will be at Kennaway House for the 'Meet the Author' event on Thursday, September 26.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A cyclist who was left lying in a puddle of her own blood on a road near Ottery, with no recollection of what happened, has issued a plea for witnesses.

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Fri, 18:30

Pete Allen's guest musician for the jazz concert at Sidholme Music Room on Sunday, September 22 will be Andy Dickens on trumpet.

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Fri, 17:03

Having swapped psychedelic Liverpool outfit The Coral for a solo career, Bill Ryder-Jones is coming to Devon with his latest album.

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Fri, 13:00

Carers of people with dementia are being offered a free opportunity to join a group singing session with East Devon's Rock Choir in Sidmouth on Wednesday, September 25.

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Fri, 12:31

The Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan has been officially adopted and will now be used as a legal planning document to shape developments for the next decade and beyond.

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Fri, 09:51

Millions of people are taking to the streets across the world in what could be the largest climate protest in history.

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Fri, 09:39

An internet service provider tasked with rolling out full-fibre broadband across Devon and Somerset has had its five contracts severed.

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Fri, 07:01

Sidmouth Town Band took part in the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain in Cheltenham last weekend and were thrilled to be awarded third prize, in a competition involving the best second section bands from England, Wales and Scotland.

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Thu, 18:00

A group of teenage boys plan to cycle 1,000 miles each to raise funds for their voluntary work trip to build classrooms in Kenya.

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Thu, 16:21

Free flight storks which have gone missing from a wildlife park in the Midlands have been seen in Sidmouth - 150 miles away.

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Thu, 16:18

Low income families in East Devon could benefit by an estimated £270,000 in extra support towards paying their council tax in a new scheme.

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Thu, 13:12

A private hire license has been granted for a zero emission car for the first time in East Devon.

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Thu, 13:07

Every year in September, across the country, historical buildings and other places of interest open their doors to the public, free of charge, and many also lay on special talks and activities.

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Thu, 07:00

A retirement living complex at Ottery will be opening it doors for the first time during a special ribbon cutting ceremony next month.

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Wed, 15:27

East Devon council has hit back at the suggestion that it undersold its headquarters by more than £40million.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 20:20

A round-up of local rugby and football action on the penultimate Saturday of September.

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Yesterday, 18:42

The Sidmouth Golf Club green staff laid on what is their 'fiendish' nine-hole Greenkeepers Revenge competition, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Yesterday, 18:41

The club gathered for the playing of the end-of-season meeting between the ladies and the gentlemen, writes Carol Smith.

Yesterday, 18:40

Sidmouth Running Club member Allan Kay took part in the Trail Running Challenge, Dartmoor marathon which was organised by Trail Events Co, writes Hamish Spence.

Fri, 09:12

Promotion play-offs for a place in the B Division, changes to player eligibility and an attempt to stop clubs strengthening lower-level sides for important games late in the season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Fri, 08:35

Sidmouth Town go into tomorrow's Manstone Lane Walter C Parson League Cup meeting with Dartmouth knowing that they will meet the same opposition, again, at Manstone Lane just four days later - the teams are due to meet in a Devon St Lukes Bowl Cup tie at Manstone Lane on Wednesday night.

Fri, 08:34

Sidmouth Running Club's Adrian Horne took part in the Hospicecare Wild Tri Extreme on Dartmoor, writes Hamish Spence.

Fri, 08:33

As the 2019 outdoor bowling season draws to its conclusion it is time to pay homage to the supreme work of the folk who provide us with such a superb surface to deliver woods on, writes Carol Smith.

Fri, 08:32

A re-arranged friendly match at Lyme Regis turned into a bit of a 'comedy of errors', writes Carol Smith.

Fri, 08:29

The 21st Sidbury Fun Run, part of the Sidbury Fair Week, was held on a beautiful, very warm morning last Sunday, writes Sarah Ginsberg.

Fri, 08:28

This weekend sees league hockey return for Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club.

Fri, 08:27

Ottery St Mary are in McDonalds League Cup action tomorrow (Saturday) when they travel to Newton Abbot Spurs.

Thu, 12:49

Sidmouth Cricket Colts enjoyed an evening at the Fortfield Lawn, celebrating a great season this year.

Thu, 12:49

'What Came Before' was an eventful race for all who participated as it embraced hill, stones, some mud and an angry bunch of wasps to dodge, writes Hamish Spence.

Thu, 12:44

One of Sidmouth Croquet Club's newest members, Stuart M Smith, travelled up to Pendle and Craven Croquet Club, north of Bury, to compete in the Kate Jones Memorial England CA Selection Second 8 tournament, writes Chris Donovan.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 13:00

The bestselling writer Henry Hemming will be at Kennaway House for the 'Meet the Author' event on Thursday, September 26.

Read more
Fri, 18:30

Pete Allen's guest musician for the jazz concert at Sidholme Music Room on Sunday, September 22 will be Andy Dickens on trumpet.

Fri, 17:03

Having swapped psychedelic Liverpool outfit The Coral for a solo career, Bill Ryder-Jones is coming to Devon with his latest album.

Fri, 15:00

A popular Welsh male voice choir will perform at The Beehive in Honiton on Saturday, September 21.

Thu, 13:07

Every year in September, across the country, historical buildings and other places of interest open their doors to the public, free of charge, and many also lay on special talks and activities.

Tue, 16:41

The pennies were once again flying through the air in Sidbury today (Tuesday, September 17).

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Isca Ensemble and MD Roger Hendy has announced details of four major programmes in its new season of concerts, which are predominantly staged in Sidmouth Parish Church.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Two jet-setting journalists will be talking about their travels at the next Meet the Author event at Kennaway House on Friday, September 20.

Friday, September 13, 2019

A leading gospel choir will be working with the community and young Sidmouth singers in a day-long event.

Friday, September 13, 2019

A magic show takes place in a Sidmouth church on Thursday 19 September.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A former minister will be giving a talk on his new book exploring Christianity.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The final production of a record-breaking Sidmouth Summer Play Festival runs from Thursday, September 12, until Friday, September 20.

Monday, September 9, 2019

We have a pair of tickets to Bride: The Wedding Show for our readers to win in our easy-to-enter competition

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