Sidmouth / Ottery news

15:27

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

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13:42

A children's indoor soft play area could soon be opening in Sidmouth.

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11:54

Curry lovers are invited to enjoy their favourite food, accompanied by everything from cocktails to edible table decorations, while raising money for a Devon cancer charity.

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11:18

A roe deer who was found trapped inside an old industrial compound has been released back into the wild.

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An East Devon woman who wrote a collection of poems for her grandson and his friends has created a children's book of her verses.

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Yesterday, 18:00

An artistic youngster has helped to design the poster for this year's Christmas Late Night Shopping event.

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Yesterday, 16:41

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

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Yesterday, 13:00

It was a day when many people headed for the beach just to enjoy the surprisingly hot September sunshine, but in Sidmouth, some spent an hour picking up rubbish.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Nearly 50 green-fingered residents brought some tough competition, showing off their gardening skills in the Tenants Garden Competition 2019.

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Yesterday, 10:04

Competition was keen when East Devon Scouts held a raft race at Lyme Regis on Sunday (September 15).

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Yesterday, 07:00

Sidmouth now has its very own extinction rebellion group, bent on bringing change and tackling environmental issues.

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Mon, 18:00

A Sidmouth mum has released her second children's book, aimed at educating children about ocean plastic issues.

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Mon, 12:32

Check out our gallery of past pictures from Sidbury Hot Pennies.

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Mon, 12:00

A much-needed 'park-and-change' could reduce Sidmouth's traffic problems, but it does not look like the town will be getting one any time soon.

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Mon, 07:00

Keen swimmers who want the confidence to enjoy the freedom of open water have been making the most of a new scheme.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Honiton town councillor Duncan Sheridan-Shaw shares some of his favourite things about the town

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Sidmouth Sport

10:05

The Sidmouth Seniors' away match at Axe Cliff was the return fixture after the sides had met previously at Sidmouth with that contest ending four-and-a-half to one-and-half in favour of the hosts, writes Hugh Dorliac.

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Yesterday, 13:08

As the score line of 28-30 indicates, the first home game of the Western Counties West campaign for Sidmouth proved to be a closely contested and indeed, entertaining game, though there were too many errors on both sides to label it a classic, writes Terry O'Brien.

Yesterday, 12:54

Tipton enjoyed two wins over the weekend with a bowler claiming a 'fivefer' in each game, writes Phil Wright.

Yesterday, 12:31

Beer Albion eased into the second round of the Devon Premier Cup with hard-fought 1-0 victory against East Allington from the South Devon League Premier Division, in front of a good crowd of 70 at the Furzebrake, writes Mike Adkin.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Ottery St Mary Under-14s began a new Exeter & District Youth League campaign in emphatic style as they completed a 10-2 demolition of hosts Crediton.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Corey Rogers scored four times as Sidmouth Raiders launched a new Exeter & District Youth League campaign with an emphatic 8-0 win at home to North Tawton.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Twenty ladies entered the Dodd Salver competition, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sidmouth Town and Sidmouth Chiefs both suffered home disappointment and Ottery St Mary went down in their latest Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League South & West outing on the second Saturday of September.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

There were three qualifiers this weekend, starting with the Sidmouth Jewellers Friday Stableford, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The latest round of East Devon League matches were played at Bovey Tracy golf club at the weekend, with Sidmouth taking on the might of Fingle Glen, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Last week Sidmouth BC hosted the first of two sessions with members of the University Of The Third Age (U3A), writes Carol Smith.

Friday, September 13, 2019

It's a busy weekend for all at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 14 and 15), writes Geoffrey Pickett

Friday, September 13, 2019

Ottery St Mary are in FA Vase action tomorrow (Saturday) when they entertain Cullompton Rangers at Manstone Lane (3pm).

Friday, September 13, 2019

Ottery St Mary made a superb start to life in the Devon Women's Football League Premier Division as they defeated Activate 5-3 at Washbrook Meadow.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sidmouth Running Club member Jo Earlam took part in the City To Sea Marathon for the second year in succession, writes Hamish Spence.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 16:41

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

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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

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The National Theatre actor Judith Paris and Sidmouth favourite James Pellow co-star in a comedy play at the Manor Pavilion Theatre.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Amazing encounter with a dolphin at Beer.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

If you enjoy singing or want to get warmed up for Christmas musical performances, Ottery Community Theatre (OCT) has just the thing for you.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Rehearsals are now well underway for Scrooge - The Musical, a joint production between Sidmouth Musical Theatre and Sidmouth Musical Comedy Society.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

A comedy drama which was a Broadway hit and became an Oscar-winning film opens on Thursday, August 29 as part of the Sidmouth Summer Play Festival.

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