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Last week Sidmouth BC hosted the first of two sessions with members of the University Of The Third Age (U3A), writes Carol Smith.

It's a busy weekend for all at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 14 and 15), writes Geoffrey Pickett

Sidmouth Running Club member Jo Earlam took part in the City To Sea Marathon for the second year in succession, writes Hamish Spence.

Several Sidmouth bowlers went off to Abbrook Park Bowls Club last Saturday to support our club's 'Dynamic Duo' Brenda Somerfield and Jill Bishop, who were playing in the semi-final of the Ladies' County Over-55 Pairs, writes Carol Smith.

Ottery bowlers began their week of action with a visit to Taunton Deane, writes Michael Smith.

The Chippenham Half Marathon was selected as the event for this year's SW Inter Counties Road Championships, writes Hamish Spence.

The past week saw Sidmouth bowlers entertain two different touring teams, writes Carol Smith.

There's a big triathlon taking part in Exmouth this Sunday (September 15).

The 2019 season saw Cullompton's Ed Hollier leave the national hill climb scene and return to his roots in the south-west and simultaneously return to his winning ways at Wiscombe Park, writes Geoffrey Pickett.

There are 80 runners registered in the Sidmouth Running Club Stava group so far (other apps are available like Map My Run etc), writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth resident and Zimbabwe ladies' hockey team head coach Gus McVey has recently returned from South Africa having enjoyed more success.

Ottery D will be playing their bowls in a higher division next season despite losing at home to Chagford, writes Michael Smith.

With a new season poised to start, Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club will be holding a club day this weekend for members to ease back into the sport, writes Andrew Coley.

Adrian Horne took part in The Dartmoor High Ground Marathon, writes Hamish Spence.

Each year on August bank holiday Monday Sidmouth Bowls Club holds its Annual Charity Morning, writes Carol Smith.

The undoubted highlight of the week was the celebration of the club's annual "Captain's Day". On a gloriously sunny day club captain Melvin Trayhurn and his wife Margaret hosted a hugely successful day of fun and bowls, writes Mike Smith.

Sidmouth Badminton Club were crowned winners of two divisions in the Exeter and District League after the 2018-19 season, writes Grace Williams.

The second course week in August enjoyed five days of great weather at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Ottery St Mary's John Thatcher retained the Devon Petanque Singles Championship title, and in some style, when the journeyed to Chudleigh to take part in the annual competition, writes Chris Bigmore.

Four mixed triples teams arrived from Bradninch to play a friendly, writes Carol Smith.

The weather bit into the Ottery St Mary bowls club schedule last week with rain causing postponements for two of the club teams playing in the Exeter & District Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

Jessica Daer has completed her first Park Run since giving birth, writes Hamish Spence.

Our Ladies' Captain's day took place last week and amongst all those rainy days the sun actually shone, writes Carol Smith.

AVR running a 'Couch to 5k course'

Thursday, August 22, 2019

AVR is organising a 'Couch to 5k' course for complete beginner runners aged 18 and over, writes Dave Mutter.

The East Devon Pétanque Club, which plays at Thorn Park, Salcombe Regis, held its annual doubles competition and picnic last Sunday, writes Brian Diffey.

Flamingos, in their final season in the Honiton Netball League, have been crowned as the 2019 Summer League champions.

The Sidmouth Running Club has generously donated £250 to the South West Coast Path Association for the second year running, writes Becky Millington.

On a blustery Saturday morning, Zena Johnson and John Mason were due to play in the quarter-finals of the Devon County Mixed Pairs competition, writes Carol Smith.

Friday saw the annual meeting with Clarence Bowling Club of Weston-super-Mare. When Sidmouth travelled to Weston for the match last year, the weather was absolutely beautiful.

On a windy and soggy Friday evening, two Mighty Green ladies took on the challenge of The Haldon Forest Flyer, writes Hamish Spence.

The Ottery bowling week began with another visit from a touring side, writes Michael Smith.

Early last Wednesday morning Sidmouth ladies went off to Abbrook Park Bowls Club to contest the semi-final of the Devon InterClub, writes Carol Smith.

Spotted at 15,000 feet, high in the skies above East Devon on an ordinary summer's afternoon was a strange green flash. writes Hamish Spence.

Kirsteen Welch took part in The Stur Half, an event organised by The Dorset Doddlers and sponsored by Honeybuns the gluten free bakery.

Exeter-born racer Harry Tincknell said he had tears in his eyes following his team's victory at the International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) Road Race Showcase.

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