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The two charities have been presented with cheques by the organisers of the fireworks night in November 2018

Gripping short stories have secured two writers book vouchers as part of an annual story competition.

Rotarians got together to celebrate their community work at special dinner hosted by their president.

Developers in East Devon will be charged for supplying new build properties with recycling and waste containers.

Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs are under threat in the pantomime called ‘Red’

Why does SVH need volunteers? How much time does it take? Will training be given?

Ideas for the future of Sidmouth’s trees were discussed at a recent AGM.

A Newton Poppleford student has won Construction Student of the Year Award at the Exeter College Student Awards.


Parents have hit out following the revelations about the decline in GCSE results at Sidmouth College – but the school’s head said she is confident things are moving in the right direction.

Sidmouth College

Rumours that public property was sold off to council workers behind closed doors for cheap, have been dismissed by council bosses.

East Devon District Council

A family-of-four left sleeping in their living room for months due to concerns about mould and damp in their flat will be moved out temporarily while work is carried out.

East Devon District Council

One of Sidmouth’s oldest walls came crashing down, in an ‘avalanche’ of stones when workers tried to install a telephone pole.

Suicide-bereaved families have been able to spend time grooming donkey’s after an Exmouth charity teamed up with The Donkey Sanctuary.

Ottery shops and pubs have been damaged with doors being scorched and windows smashed after a bout of crime left its mark.

Ottery’s annual pantomime is expected to keep audiences ‘ribberted’ to their seats when curtains go up next week.

An educational pop-up shop is using virtual footage of Sidmouth’s sewers to help promote responsible waste disposal in the wake of the town’s fatberg.


A new service supporting the needs of Sidmouth’s elderly population is preparing to open its new premise in the town.

A calming collie-doodle is out and about, helping to improve wellbeing and learning as part of weekly visits to Sidmouth College.

Sidmouth College

Gripping short stories have secured two writers book vouchers as part of an annual story competition.

Temperatures will drop below freezing this weekend, according to the Met Office.

Sidmouth’s thriving repair café is looking for new fixers with electronics experience ahead of their next session.

Audiences will be whisked away to the magical land of Oz this February as Sidmouth Youth Theatre head down the yellow brick road in The Wiz.

Sidmouth College

The father of a farm worker who was killed in a trailer crash has told a jury he was ‘grinning like a Cheshire cat’ just minutes before the accident.

Following the historic defeat on the Brexit deal and a no confidence vote looming over us, we want to know what you would say if there was a second referendum on the EU.

Plans to protect the public from being hit by stray cricket balls on Sidmouth’s seafront have finally been approved.

Three Sidbury roads have been closed for two weeks while essential resurfacing works take place.

A cheque for nearly £5,000 has been presented by the Sidbury team who completed the notorious challenge in September

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Ottery’s new deputy mayor says he is honoured to take on the role.

A farm worker who was killed in a trailer crash died because a farm company failed to enforce their own safety rules, a court has been told.

A police poll will ask residents whether they are willing to pay an extra 40 pence a week in council tax to have up to 85 more officers in their communities.

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