Sidmouth / Ottery news

Sidmouth Town Council's portion of the council tax is to increase slightly to pay for public services and projects to benefit the locality.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Bus timetables across East Devon are set to be reviewed as part of proposed service changes by Stagecoach South West.

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Yesterday, 11:51

The proposed Rockfish restaurant at Sidmouth's Drill Hall looks set to pass an important milestone early next month.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A drop-in session in Newton Poppleford, offering help with computers, laptops and smartphones, has been described as 'a great success'.

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Wed, 17:23

A project to improve Sidmouth's sea defences and safeguard businesses and properties in the town has received a funding boost.

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Wed, 17:00

Sidmouth is in the running for a national Britain in Bloom award in 2020.

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Wed, 13:47

As work to progress the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan continues, temporary glass splash defence test panels have been installed on the existing sea wall.

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Wed, 12:00

A proposed public amphitheatre in Sidmouth, which would double up as an flood prevention measure, has moved a step closer to becoming a reality.

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Wed, 07:00

Some ornamental tree species have been planted at the Bowd by Sidmouth Arboretum.

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Tue, 17:00

Ottery could take ownership of its Christmas illuminations if a working party exploring the option gives it the green light.

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Tue, 14:03

A 65-year-old Sidmouth man, who fell from the harbour wall at Lyme Regis, was rescued by two paddle boarders.

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Tue, 14:01

An Exmouth district councillor has left the ruling Independent Group, saying the cabinet's decision to vote against saving Seaton Hospital was 'the final straw'.

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Tue, 12:00

It may be winter, but there is still plenty to do for the Sidmouth in Bloom volunteers.

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Tue, 07:00

The first Sidmouth Repair Café of 2020 takes place on Saturday, January 25 at Manstone Youth Centre.

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Mon, 13:46

Ottery's slice of the annual council tax bill is set to increase as civic leaders looks to invest in a number of projects.

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Mon, 13:13

The former Costcutter shop in Ottery St Mary town centre is going under the hammer next month.

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Sidmouth Sport

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It's a big weekend for Ottery St Mary Football Club with both the two men's teams in action tomorrow (Saturday) and then, 24 hours later, the Ottery ladies entertain Buckland in a Devon Cup semi-final meeting.

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21 minutes ago

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 3rd XI travelled to Minehead where they were beaten by the odd goal in seven, but that does not tell the story of what was ultimately a heroic effort by the away side.

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After several abortive attempts, which were thwarted by the persistent wet weather, the Sunday Winter League resumed at Sidmouth Golf Club with a reverse waltz format, writes Hugh Dorliac.

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David Skinner braved the chilly temperatures up in the Haldon Forest on Sunday morning to take part in the first part of a Winter Series, writes Hamish Spence.

22 minutes ago

Sidmouth Town Seconds face a tough home game this Saturday when they welcome fifth-placed Cronies to Manstone Lane.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 4th XI went down 9-4 in their meeting with an in-form Mid Somerset team.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 2nd XI continued their unbeaten run as they drew 3-3 with visiting Minehead, but they had to come from behind as they trailed 3-1 early in the second half.

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A combination of the frost and the recent wet spell meant the very soft ground put a premium on stamina on the old Buckfastleigh racecourse, writes Granville Taylor.

Yesterday, 14:49

Axminster Town and Sidmouth Town will lock horns this Saturday in an East Devon derby that could have a significant say on the South West Peninsula League Premier East relegation race.

Yesterday, 13:14

The Vikings are one of two teams yet to be shown a red card this campaign alongside Holsworthy and only Millbrook can boast a better record.

Yesterday, 13:05

Sidmouth Town will be looking to bounce back from a 7-1 away defeat at Ilfracombe Town when they travel to East Devon rivals Axminster Town.

Yesterday, 11:50

Sidmouth Seniors are the new holders of the much coveted Jurassic Winter Series Trophy

Yesterday, 11:45

This is the time of the year when New Year's resolutions are being severely tested and people make plans for improving individual and family lifestyles. Sidford tennis club would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the benefits of playing tennis.

Yesterday, 11:39

With the weather set fair it's time to go point-to-point horse racing again, a must for outside country folk, writes Donna Harris.

Yesterday, 11:34

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies' 1st XI launched the second half of their Sedgemoor League campaign with an emphatic 14-0 success at Okehampton.

Latest Entertainment News

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A programme of 'exciting and interesting talks' is being planned by The East Devon Luncheon Club for the year ahead.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Hospiscare is hoping to make this year's Men's Walk the most successful in it nine-year history.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton will be hosting the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts (SWAc) anniversary exhibition in January.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Ottery St Mary dancer Sharol Mackenzie is set to appear in a live performance of Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

A prize-winning soloist from the world of early and baroque music will perform in the Sidmouth Music concert on Saturday, January 18.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Chef Gemma Youlden, 23, wants to raise cash for cause that supported her and loved-ones after the loss of her brother.

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