Sidmouth / Ottery news

After waiting for months for the district council to correct long-standing damp problems, a West Hill pensioner said he feels like he is being treated like a fool.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Festive illuminations at a house in Ottery are raising awareness of a dementia charity as well as spreading some Christmas cheer in the community.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Cat lovers are being encouraged to add a few festive feline items to their Christmas shopping lists.

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Yesterday, 12:00

An Ottery coffee shop has pledged to raise vital funds for its chosen charity with a special mince pie week later this month.

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Yesterday, 07:00

East Devon election candidates have weighed in on one of the most polarising debates at this time of year - what really is the best Christmas film?

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Fri, 15:00

Whether you are looking forward to hearing traditional carols, choral works, cheerful brass bands, modern-day Christmas songs or even medieval Yuletide music, there is something for you in East Devon.

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Fri, 14:33

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Fri, 12:00

A Sidbury woman is embarking on 10 months of training, to climb Africa's second highest mountain.

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Fri, 07:00

This title has a year's adoption to win in our easy-to-enter competition

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Thu, 17:00

People are being offered the chance to take a tour of a new retirement development in Ottery while enjoying a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine.

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Thu, 17:00

A West Hill author's latest book takes a satirical look at issues faced by residents in Devon villages.

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Thu, 15:38

There is plenty of festive fun at Sidmouth Library this month.

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Thu, 12:18

A manhunt has been launched to locate a man with links to Ottery St Mary and Honiton for recall to prison.

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Thu, 12:00

A Sidmouth cancer patient, who relies on food bank hand-outs to feed her and her teenage daughter, has been told she doesn't qualify for more benefit support.

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Thu, 07:00

A plea has been made to support Hospiscare this festive season by a Sidbury family who benefitted from the charity last year.

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Wed, 17:00

Students fundraising to travel to Africa to work on community and conservation projects have organised a Christmas fair.

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Sidmouth Sport

Fri, 12:42

Ottery St Mary travel to Plympton Athletic tomorrow (Saturday) looking to build on last Saturday's splendid 3-1 home success over Plymstock United.

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Fri, 12:41

More games and Sunday fixtures were among the regulation changes put in place by member clubs and the Bradleys East Devon Youth League annual meeting.

Fri, 09:53

Sidmouth Town entertain Torrington tomorrow (Saturday) in what manager Danny Burwood describes a 'must win' game.

Fri, 09:52

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's second XI shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with East Devon B.

Fri, 09:52

The first Wednesday of December was sunny and dry, which was wonderful after the long rainy days forcing the course to be closed, writes Pauline Couldwell.

Fri, 09:51

Sidmouth Running Club's (SRC) Kirsteen Welch wasn't originally going to compete in the South West and Inter Counties Cross-country Championships race as she was still feeling the effects from her outstanding efforts for Team GB at the World Mountain Championships, held in Argentina, writes Hamish Spence.

Fri, 09:49

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth team came a cropper when they entertained South East Two table-toppers Taunton Vale D at Sidmouth.

Fri, 09:49

Sidmouth golfers played a 'waltz' format for their weekly winter three-ball competition, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Thu, 13:07

Sidmouth Running Club's (SRC) juniors have enjoyed another course meeting at the Sidmouth College gym every Sunday during the current term, writes Kerry Boyle.

Thu, 13:02

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI recorded their second success of their Conference South campaign, winning 3-2 at Taunton Vale.

Thu, 12:59

The first of three Point-to-Point horse racing fixtures to be held at the popular track located at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, takes place on Sunday (December 8), writes Donna Harris.

Thu, 12:47

This year's Bicton Blister and Blister Lite were hosted in honour of Dave Eveleigh, a stalwart member of Exmouth Harriers and a wonderful servant to running and, as a mark of respect to Dave, who sadly passed away earlier this year, both the main Blister and Lite were started one minute early, writes Hamish Spence.

Thu, 12:46

Sidbury marked their return to the Tolchards Devon League after an absence of 16 years by winning their division with a 100 per cent record, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Thu, 12:46

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club ladies' 1st XI ended the first half of their league campaign in similar fashion to how they started it - putting an opposition team to the sword.

Thu, 12:46

The past week has been a busy one for all concerned at Sidmouth Bowls Club, writes Carol Smith.

Latest Entertainment News

Mon, 16:45

The character of Charles Dickens will be brought to life in a one-man performance of his classic story A Christmas Carol in Sidmouth on Thursday, December 5.

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Mon, 12:00

Politicians are well-known for blowing their own trumpets, particularly with an election approaching.

But there is a chance to forget about politics and enjoy some real brass instrument music in early December, with Sidmouth Town Band.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

The true story of a Warsaw doctor who protected 200 children during World War Two is the centre of Sidmouth Youth Theatre's next production.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Christmas came early to the Manor Pavilion Theatre when Sidmouth Musical Theatre and Sidmouth Musical Comedy Societies joined forces to present Scrooge - The Musical by Leslie Bricausse, based on A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Two workshops, in which people can create a design and print it on to fabric, are taking place near Sidmouth.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Sidbury into Drama presents a double bill and buffet at Sidbury Village Hall from Thursday, November 21 to Saturday, November 23.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Otter Vale Art Society (OVAS) held its last meeting of the year on Friday, November 1, with a guest speaker instead of the demonstration of painting techniques.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Jazzman Pete Allen celebrates his 65th birthday this month with a weekend of special concerts at the Sidholme Music Room.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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

Monday, November 11, 2019

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

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