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Torbay Motor Club are hosting three days of thrilling motorsport action over the Easter weekend, culminating in a ‘taster’ event that is open to newcomers and novices who’d like to try their hand at club motorsport, writes Rupert Barker.

If you fancy channelling your inner Chris Hoy, Ottery could soon have its own cycle club.

The JP’s Exe to Axe is a grade B fell race and has been described by Runners World as ‘a brute of a race with outstanding views’, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth Bowls Club held the finals of their 2018/19 indoor campaign in-house competitions, writes Carol Smith.

Local girl Charlotte Reid’s ‘Wear a Hat for Brain Tumour Research’ fundraising effort is getting very close to her £19,180 target, writes Hamish Spence.

As the indoor season draws towards its close, the past week was a busy one for Sidmouth bowers, writes Carol Smith.

The Bath Half Marathon is a flat course, which straddles both sides of the River Avon and avoids all the hills that surround the city, writes Hamish Spence.

Early in the morning of the penultimate Saturday of March, Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) chairman Terry Bewes set off to run the 10k Deep River Trail Race, staged in Fingle Woods, near Castle Drogo.

A massive well done and round of applause for Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) member David Skinner, who, on the middle Saturday of March returned to his local and favourite venue, Killerton Park, to do a landmark Parkrun, writes Hamish Spence.

On the final Sunday of March, Cheryl Boulton took part in the Weston-Super-Mare half marathon, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club are still very much in the race for a Petroc One top three finish after they won 4-3 at Ashmoor.

Thursday saw the final game of the Sidmouth team’s County Foxlands League campaign, writes Carol Smith.

Last Wednesday was Sidmouth Bowls Club’s Men’s Captain’s Day, always an event that draws a lot of interest and participation, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 2nd XI were edged out by the odd goal in three in their meeting with East Devon IIs.

It has not been the most successful season, to say the least, for SOHC men’s 4th XI, and again, the side lost to the odd goal when they entertained a 10-man Chard side at Ottery, writes Andrew Coley.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell had the busiest race week of his career to date in Sebring, Florida as the World Endurance Championship and North America’s IMSA Weathertech Championship converged on the same weekend for a double dose of dramatic sports car racing.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ third XI were good value for their 4-1 win over Dawlish.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI sealed promotion to Conference South – and brought the Southern One title that little bit closer – as they defeated Dart 2-1.

Last Wednesday saw the Sidmouth ladies in action for their final match of the Lane County League campaign, writes Carol Smith.

Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith made a flying start to the 2019 season when he won his first meeting of the new campaign, writes Steve Birley.

Men and women from the Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club (SEDFC) have recently clocked up a host of competition success in County and Regional events.

The Budleigh Bowls Evening League has been a popular event over recent years at the Cricket Field Lane Club with teams from Budleigh, Exmouth, Sidmouth and Exonia competing for honours, writes David Roberts.

East Devon drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith is back in action this weekend at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe in East Devon.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI were in fine form as they defeated Okehampton II 8-2 in a Petroc Division One game.

Sidmouth Running Club’s Toby Garrick competed at the British Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships held in Loughborough on the second Saturday of March.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s third and fourth teams met in the second of this season’s South East Two ‘in-house’ derby fixtures, writes Andrew Coley.

Back in the summer, during one of our regular club-night evening runs on Woodbury Common, one of our Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) groups came upon a group of walkers, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth Running Club’s David Skinner tried a different parkrun last weekend, taking part in the Haldon Forest Parkrun, writes Hamish Spence.

Organised by Axe Valley Runners, this year’s version of the Grizzly (2019) was given the title of ‘The Trails of the Unexpected’, writes Hamish Spence.

Hosted by Wild Night Events, and based at Bicton College, The Battle of Woodbury Common took place on the evening of the second day of March, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s 1st XI were dealt a blow in their bid to land the Southern One divisional title as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Sidmouth by visiting Torbay.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies’ 2nd XI recorded arguably their ‘result of the season’ as they became the first team this season to inflict a defeat on table-topping Weston-super-Mare.

The final Wednesday evening of February saw the latest Sidmouth Running Club beginners’ group take on the three-mile challenge, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) are engaged in a ‘battle royal’ to be champions of Southern One.

The midweek match last week was a Wednesday morning fixture for the Sidmouth Lane League ladies’ team, writes Carol Smith.

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