Sidmouth and Ottery News

The Donkey Sanctuary has announced that it will reopen to visitors on Monday, September 28.

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In this week’s report by the Sid Valley Biodiversity Group, publicity officer Charles Sinclair looks at the return of bluefin tuna to local waters.

08:59

Beer Film Society is celebrating after being given a commendation at the Cinema For All 2020 Film Society of the Year Awards.

Ottery residents are being reassured that the project to put up a plaque in memory of the late Phyllis Baxter is still going ahead.

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Sidmouth firefighters are asking the public to use a free smartphone app that identifies precise locations, when reporting incidents in places that could be hard for them to find.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Devon and Cornwall Police say they are prepared to enforce the stricter Covid-19 regulations brought in this week – but hope they will not have to.

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Yesterday, 08:00

An ‘unkempt’ pathway in Sidmouth has prompted complaints from local residents and claims that the district council is using ‘re-wilding’ as an excuse for poor maintenance.

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Fri, 17:51

The total number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in the last seven days has more than doubled across Devon and Cornwall – but some areas have seen a fall.

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Fri, 16:00

The bisexual flag was flying outside the offices of East Devon District Council for Bi Visibility Day on Wednesday, September 23.

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A ‘ludicrous’ algorithm for predicting housing needs, that would put hundreds of extra new homes in East Devon, is being strongly resisted by local authority planners.

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Fri, 12:00

A Sidmouth resident photographed a plume of red dust rising above Jacob’s Ladder as part of the cliff collapsed on Thursday, September 24.

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Fri, 08:00

Last week the Herald reported on plans to retain the part-pedestrianisation of the town centre - now we would like to know what our readers think.

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This week tough new measures have been introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson following a national rise in coronavirus infections.

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Thu, 12:15

Sidmouth Town Council is looking to speak to groups within the town a bid to resume the town’s regatta celebrations in 2021.

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Thu, 10:08

The rare moment an otter was seen swimming in a Sidmouth beauty spot has been captured on film.

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