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The district council will receive an extra £1.5million for the sale of its former Knowle headquarters to developer PegasusLife.

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This week we take a look around the idyllic country holiday cottages at Mazzard Farm near Ottery St Mary.

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A carbon footprint competition, planting bigger trees, and solar panels on new builds are among the environmental ideas put forward by youngsters to the town council.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A new retirement living development, aimed at those over 60, has officially opened in Ottery.

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Yesterday, 12:15

Teaching staff have created a video appeal to help with a £100,000 appeal to kit out Sidmouth College's new classroom block.

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More than 3,500 badgers were killed last year during control operations conducted in three areas which overlap East Devon.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

A popular Ottery restaurant has added to its team through the appointment of a new assistant manager.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

A playgroup in Beer has donated the takings from its weekly sessions towards improvements to a pre-school building.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

It was a record-breaking year for Sidmouth's swimathon with nearly 170 swimmers raising funds for Sid Valley charities.

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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.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

A choral performance led by a leading gospel choir hit all the right notes to raise more than £1,480 to fund new equipment at Sidmouth College.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Drugs have been seized in a road policing operation in Sidmouth which also saw eight drivers reported for speeding.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

A 150-home development is required to meet a £4.95million shortfall to move flood-prone Tipton St John Primary school, it has been revealed.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

This month, Fairtrade is celebrating its 25th birthday with events up and down the country.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Building regulation delays have pushed the launch of a long-awaited brass academy into 2020.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

An 'extensive' haul of 40 items including silverware, jewellery and cash has been stolen from two properties in Sidmouth.

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Sidmouth Sport

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Bicton Arena is readying itself for the conclusion to the 2019 eventing season, and with nearly 700 entries for its competition, which runs from October 24 to 27, it will be a superb finale for riders and spectators alike, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club's (SDOHC) first teams maintained their unbeaten starts to the league season, but it's the women's side that once again gets the headlines as they outdid what their previous goal scoring exploits so far this season, winning their latest league game 13-0!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Sidmouth Town suffered another league defeat, but there was good news for followers of Sidmouth Chiefs as they won for the first time in their league campaign this term.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

The Bradleys East Devon Youth League is in line for a facelift before the 2020 season starts, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Thirteen ladies, who were the division winners of the year's EGU medal including those played in conjunction with Trophy meetings, played for the Gertie Skinner Cup, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sidmouth Tennis Club's Summer tournament reached a climax with a fun filled, competitive and spectacular display of tennis in spite of challenging wind and rain conditions.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Each year on August Bank Holiday Monday Sidmouth Bowls Club hold their Charity Day, writes Carol Smith.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Catching up with the club qualifiers, we start with the Sidmouth Jewellers sponsored Stableford for September 27 when Simon Moore headed the table with a winning score of 39, enough to lose a shot off his handicap, now down to 7, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Although low numbers the Sidmouth under 13 Girls played their hearts out for their 1st game of the season, writes Simon Dunstan.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Last Saturday morning Sidmouth men played the first round of Devon County TopClub Competition against a strong team from Torquay, writes Carol Smith.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Eight Sidmouth Running Club members took part in the 2019 Swimathon challenge with their target being to smash the club's previous year's record number of lengths swum writes Hamish Spence.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sidmouth suffered a fifth straight league defeat when beaten 38-32 at Keynsham, writes Terry O'Brien.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Beer Albion (main sponsor Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd) lost for only the 2nd time this season, going down 5-3 at home to Chagford in this Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division contest writes Richard Honnor.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Honiton Netball League fixtures were yet again disrupted due to the weather forecast on Monday, October 30, resulting in only two games being able to go ahead, writes Steph Upson.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Throughout the summer members having been playing their way through the various annual knockout competitions with varied success and the finalists played their finals this week, writes Hugh Dorliac.

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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.

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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.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

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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