Sidmouth / Ottery news


A Sidmouth woman undergoing chemotherapy has shaved her hair to highlight the importance of breast cancer screenings.

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Sidmouth has received golden recognition for the quality of its flowerbeds and horticultural excellence.

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Yesterday, 13:49

An Ottery coffee shop owner has pulled a U-turn on a decision to close its play area - a move he said was prompted by 'continued negativity'.

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Yesterday, 13:07

A senior position on East Devon District Council has been axed months after a former cabinet member was sacked from the position.

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Thu, 18:00

Crowds flocked to The Donkey Sanctuary at the weekend for an annual celebration of food and drink.

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Thu, 12:43

Miniskirts and bell-bottomed trousers will be out in force this Friday, October 18, when a 60s and Motown disco takes place at Kennaway House.

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Thu, 12:03

Wellwishers - including friends and classmates of a boy found dead in his Sidmouth home - have paid their respects to him.

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Thu, 10:36

Further details have been revealed on plans to relocate flood-prone Tipton St John Primary School to a site in Ottery St Mary.

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As demonstrations ramp up in support of more government action on climate change, Sue Jackman of Extinction Rebellion Seaton and Axe Valley shares a few thoughts on changes nearer to home.

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Thu, 07:00

There is no plan to change a multi-million pound retirement community at Sidmouth to allow flats to be sold to people of all ages, developers have assured.

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Wed, 14:00

The Tour of Britain could be coming back to Devon in 2020.

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Wed, 13:46

A child's body has been found at a Sidmouth home.

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Wed, 11:18

A 'bigger, better and safer' food festival will be staged in Ottery next year - at a new venue.

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Wed, 07:00

Generous youngsters have supported two causes by donating food to help those in need.

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Tue, 18:00

Anyone who will be alone this Christmas, whether they are single or in a couple, has been invited to the Sidmouth Christmas Day Community Lunch.

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Tue, 15:59

A Sidford woman is set to become a 'high street hero' to support the Guide Dogs' Access All Areas campaign.

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Sidmouth Sport


Follow along as Sidmouth Town take on Torridgeside in the South West Peninsula League Premier East Division.

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Yesterday, 14:55

Last Saturday evening we held our outdoor annual Supper and Trophy Presentation evening, writes Carol Smith.

Yesterday, 14:55

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI sit third in the early season Conference South table after a 3-3 draw away at Shepton Mallett.

Yesterday, 10:08

Ottery St Mary are not in action this Saturday (October 19) and that comes as something of a relief for boss Dave Fairweather.

Yesterday, 09:51

Sidmouth Seniors were edged out when they entertained North Devon-based Libbaton, writes Chris Grubb.

Yesterday, 09:51

The long and winding road played on the car radio as we left Sidmouth on a dreary and wet Saturday afternoon heading some 40 miles toward Watchet to run the Dark Woods night race, and long and winding it certainly was, writes Terry Bewes.

Yesterday, 09:50

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd XI's mixed start to the South East One season continued with a home defeat to a strong West Dorset side at Sidmouth College, writes Greg Seward.

Yesterday, 09:47

Sidmouth ladies made a good start to their challenge for Foxlands success this indoor season, writes Carol Smith.

Yesterday, 09:47

Three Sidmouth fire fighters have successfully completed the gruelling Barcelona Ironman.

Yesterday, 09:46

The final matches of the East Devon League campaign were played at Fingle Glen last weekend where Sidmouth came up against a solid Teign Valley team trying to catch the league leaders, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Yesterday, 09:46

When all players in a squad hit top form at the same time, they become a formidable unit and that was just the case when Sidmouth Chiefs recorded their first league win of the season, defeating a Lydney side making their first ever visit to the Blackmore Field, 49-22, writes Terry O'Brien.

Yesterday, 09:43

Ottery St Mary ladies were emphatic 10-3 winners when they entertained Exeter University in a Westward Developments Women's Devon Senior Cup tie.

Thu, 12:00

The lady captain's team versus the lady secretary's team cup was presented to Sidmouth Ladies' Section by Mrs Jill Powell in 1981, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Thu, 11:58

Sidmouth Gig Club member Megan Rodgers rowed for Devon in the recent County Championship races held at Plymouth, writes Nick Thompson.

Thu, 11:57

The 2019 Great West Run was held on the middle Sunday of October, writes Hamish Spence.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

A night of stand-up comedy takes place at the Manor Pavilion Theatre on Saturday, October 19.

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Thu, 18:00

Crowds flocked to The Donkey Sanctuary at the weekend for an annual celebration of food and drink.

Tue, 12:00

An exhibition of new work by the Sidmouth artist Robert Crisp opens at Kennaway House on Friday, October 18.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Originally All Hallows' Eve, prior to All Saints' Day on November 1, Halloween has evolved into a seasonal festival of horror-themed celebrations.

Friday, October 11, 2019

A proms concert takes place in Ottery St Mary on Saturday, October 12, featuring the town's silver band and other performers.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

A vicar who claims he has seen the ghost of a past love is at the centre of a new romantic comedy, to be performed in Newton Poppleford this month.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

A demonstration of seascape painting inspired the Sidmouth Society of Artists at their meeting at Kennaway House on Thursday, September 26.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Members of Sidmouth's women's institute (WI) are gearing up for the annual autumn fair this weekend.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

An exhibition of calligraphy is on display at Kennaway House in Sidmouth until the end of this week.

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Donkey Sanctuary's Family Food Fair is back, promising a perfect day for families and foodies.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Continuing to lead an active life for those with Parkinson's Disease can be beneficial.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Exercise is therapeutic, and so is being outside in the natural environment. Therefore, doing both at once has got to be even better for boosting mental wellbeing.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

A fundraising walk for the Exeter and East Devon branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association will take place on Sunday, October 6.

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