Sidmouth / Ottery news

Yesterday, 17:00

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

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Yesterday, 12:05

Thousands of pounds' worth of damage has been caused at a community facility.

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Yesterday, 08:26

Local authorities taking action to help tackle climate change now need residents' support, writes Sue Jackman of Extinction Rebellion Seaton and Axe Valley.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A Sidmouth pub has been taken over by two new landladies with a love of making people happy.

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Wed, 17:00

Volunteer drivers are needed to help Sid Valley residents unable to travel to important appointments.

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Wed, 17:00

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

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Wed, 16:00

East Devon beaches are among the best after seven of eight achieved 'excellent' ratings for its bathing water quality.

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Wed, 14:11

An 'extremely well' attended Remembrance Day service brought together the Sidmouth community to pay their respects on Sunday.

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Wed, 12:01

Tackling the climate crisis, championing small business and support for police and schools are among the top policies says East Devon's Independent Parliamentary candidate.

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Wed, 09:55

The Conservative group on East Devon District Council has defended the party's choice of candidate for the General Election on December 12.

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Wed, 07:34

Devon County Council's (DCC) latest budget report has been slammed as 'the most depressing' finance report in 10 years by a senior councillor.

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Tue, 17:04

Couples trying to plan their wedding on a shoestring budget may not have to look far, as one Sidmouth venue can be hired for just £4 an hour.

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Tue, 17:00

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

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Tue, 14:36

Contenders for the vacant East Devon parliamentary seat will face questions from an audience of voters on Thursday, November 28.

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Tue, 13:15

An open letter is urging the community to support moving the Tipton St John Primary School move to Ottery to ensure its future.

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Tue, 10:59

A long-standing reporter, known for her can-do attitude and passion for local news, will move on to a job at a daily newspaper later this month.

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Sidmouth Sport

Yesterday, 11:24

Sidmouth Town were knocked out of the Devon St Lukes Bowl in midweek, beaten in a penalty shoot-out by hosts Holsworthy.

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Yesterday, 11:23

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd XI were 4-3 winners when they travelled to East Devon C for a South East One meeting.

Yesterday, 11:23

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies' 1st XI continue to sport a 100 per cent Sedgemoor Division One record and they took away one of the other two remaining perfect records when they inflicted a first defeat of the season on Exe III, beating them 4-3 in an enthralling contest.

Yesterday, 11:21

Match night 10 of the Honiton Netball League (HNL) was once again hit by the weather, writes Steph Upson.

Wed, 19:09

Winter is upon us and it's time to wrap up warm and get some countryside fresh air, whilst attending the Dunsmore Club Point-to-Point Horse racing fixture, which will be held at Silverton on Sunday November 17, writes Donna Harris.

Wed, 12:50

The past week was a quiet one for us bowlers at Sidmouth, writes Carol Smith.

Wed, 12:50

Taunton punters have got an extra race to look forward to on Thursday afternoon (November 14) when the first of the seven races on the card goes to post at 12.55pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Tue, 13:59

Sabre fencing has come a long way in Sidmouth since 2017 when a generous donation made by the Sidmouth Lions allowed the Sidmouth & East Devon Fencing Club to provide sabre fencing equipment to its young fencers, writes Nigel Manning.

Tue, 13:58

The Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League has reached the halfway stage of the latest campaign with all teams having now played five times.

Mon, 09:21

The second Saturday of November was a good one for the Sidmouth & Ottery (SOHC) ladies 1st and 2nd XIs and , after winning their latest games, both sit top of their respective divisions.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Wiscombe Park Awards Evening was enjoyed by a big turnout at Wiscombe House with the night acting as a celebration of the achievements of the drivers who have competed on the highly challenging, 1000 yard hillclimb course which also doubles as the main driveway to the picturesque gothic mansion.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their move up the league table with a first-ever win at North Petherton in a match played on Friday night under floodlights, writes Terry O'Brien.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Sidmouth seniors' away match against Lyme Regis was the last scheduled match of the season.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Sidmouth ladies' Lane League team were once again in fine form as they took on Axminster, writes Carol Smith.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Rain continues to disrupt the Honiton Netball League's fixtures, either causing games to be postponed or triggering slippery conditions for players resulting in the teams playing with caution to avoid risk of injuries, writes Steph Upson.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 17:00

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

Read more
Wed, 17:00

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

Tue, 17:00

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

Tue, 07:00

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

Mon, 17:00

It may be wet and dark outside but Axminster Musical Theatre is aiming to lift the spirits with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Devon's folk star Seth Lakeman is bringing his solo show to The Beehive on Saturday, December 7.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

National tour for John Cleese's adaptation of Bang Bang! to open at Exeter Northcott Theatre.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

One of Alan Ayckbourn's most-loved plays, Season's Greetings, comes to the Manor Pavilion Theatre this month.

Monday, November 4, 2019

The popular Isca Ensemble with musical director Roger Hendy returns to Sidmouth Parish Church on Saturday, November 23, to open its new season of concerts with a blockbuster.

Friday, November 1, 2019

A selection of paintings, on display at Kennaway House, is being sold to raise money for a charity helping communities in Uganda.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

For their autumn production at Tipton St John Community Hall TIPPS chose to present that all-time haunting comedy Blithe Spirit, written by Noel Coward and directed by Yvonne Kellett.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

A demonstration of how to capture colour and light with pastels was the focus of the Otter Vale Art Society's meeting on Friday, October 4.

Monday, October 21, 2019

The young jazz violinist Ben Holder is the guest musician at Pete Allen's jazz session at Sidholme Hotel on Sunday, October 27.

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