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After six months of waiting, the ladies and girls of Sidmouth Netball Club are finally back on court with huge smiles and a great attitude, writes Clare Johnson.

Tuesday was a very sad occasion for Sidmouth bowlers as it heralded the final day of the outdoor season, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon motor ace, Harry Tincknell, has taken his second victory at the race that every driver wants to win: the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Sadly, next Tuesday (September 22), sees the final day of the 2020 summer outdoor bowling season, writes Carol Smith.

The second Saturday of September saw Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) member Ross Walton take on the 32-mile Climb Southwest 8 Trigs self-navigating race, writes Hamish Spence

With great weather conditions, four Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members took part in the South West 5 Trigs race writes Hamish Spence.

A mass participation event that gives pleasure to thousand across the country each weekend, is set to resume next month.

Sidmouth seniors’ captain, Mike Davis, had to settle for a consolation prize last Wednesday in the seniors Ball in Bag competition, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Sidmouth Bowls Club’s two Fun Days certainly proved to be just that – lots of fun being had by all, writes Carol Smith.

Harry Tincknell’s latest IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar six-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta provided enough excitement and drama to last an entire season.

Having heard about the recently launched ‘COSY’ marathon route around the periphery of Exeter, Sidmouth Running Club’s Simon Hollyer and myself decided to have a go, writes Dave Wright.

AVR member Patrick Devine-Wright broke the record for the Dartmoor Round on the first Saturday of September, writes Dave Mutter.

The first Saturday of September saw AVRs Jake Smith run in the 5,000 metres at the British Championships in Manchester, writes Dave Mutter.

Organiser of the highly popular – and much loved – Grizzly meeting have pulled the plug on plans to stage the next running in March 20201.

BARC SW member Paul Haimes took the overall honours at Torbay Motor Club’s Wiscombe Hill climb in August, one of the first hill climb events to be held in 2020 after the extended coronavirus lockdown, writes Rupert Barker.

Well then, to start this week’s bowls report how about a straightforward: ‘where has all our lovely Summer weather gone’, writes Carol Smith.

As the chair of Sidmouth Running Club I have the privilege of leading the club out of the darkness of the last few months into a new dawn, and what a new dawn it is turning out to be, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) have received details of their men’s teams fixtures for the 2020/21 season.

Sidmouth Running Club have very reluctantly had to cancel one of the year’s big racing events and it’s yet another casualty of the on-going Coronavirus pandemic.

Exmouth man Paul Wakely duly completed his Ironman challenge on Saturday, completing a swim in the sea off Exmouth, a cycle ride to Barnstaple and back and then a marathon run around Exmouth.

Last Friday saw the first-round matches of a friendly triples knock-out competition at Ottery St Mary Bowling club which carried on throughout the weekend in the finest of summer weather, writes Ron Cook.

An Exmouth man is set to tackle a solo Iron Man Triathlon this Saturday (August 15).

Sidmouth bowlers were blessed with the most glorious weather for their very first Mixed Umbrella meeting of the season, writes Carol Smith.

With precision planning, Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) member Bex McDonald’s next challenge took her on a 16-mile downhill journey from Haytor all the way to Teignmouth, writes Hamish Spence.

Harry Tincknell came home fifth after two hours and 40 minutes of fast and furious racing at Sebring International Raceway, despite coasting across the line due to coming up short on fuel.

If I was to count the hours I have spent fishing by the number of fish I’ve caught then my pitiful return definitely does not warrant the effort I’ve extended, writes Dick Sturch.

After the first 10 days of action at the club since our post-lockdown re-opening, our outdoor committee have decided, that, rather than just rollups between ourselves, the club will now adopt a different approach for those that like a bit more competition, writes Carol Smith.

A hugely popular venue used by Sidmouth Running Club many times throughout the year is Newton Poppleford and invariably some of the routes used would need to cross over the River Otter to the village of Harpford and beyond, writes Hamish Spence.

The first Sunday in July saw the very popular Sidmouth Running Club Juniors group return to action, writes Kerry Boyle.

Lots of Sidmouth Bowls Club members have now signed up for the remainder of the outdoor bowling season, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon’s driving ace Harry Tincknell is celebrating an emphatic victory at the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona, the first IMSA race to be held since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the first race since Multimatic took the operational helm of the Mazda Motorsports DPi race programme.

Honiton Gymnastics Club coach Gemma Robertson is running 5k-a-day for 20 days to raise money for Honiton Gymnastics Club’s COVID-19 appeal.

Three intrepid trail blazing Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members ventured into the deep interior of the East Devon countryside for another epic long-distance run, writes Hamish Spence.

Usually when we start our outdoor bowling season at the latter end of April the weather is pretty unkind, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell, has signed a multi-year contract extension with Multimatic Motorsports.

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