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Environment officers appeal for help to track down source of Axminster river pollution

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Yesterday, 11:00
The Honiton police team have seen a drop in annual crime.

In all, 41 crimes were reported between Monday, March 9, and Sunday, April 12.

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Yesterday, 09:56

District bosses are warning residents about a council tax refund scam.

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Yesterday, 09:24
Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

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Yesterday, 08:08
Ex soldier Mark Newton Mark (3rd right, front row) and members of the Seaton Branch of the Royal British Legion in Jubilee Gardens.Photo by IAN BARRADALE

Disabled veteran is given a guard of honour as he visits the town

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Thu, 15:13
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery explains what prompted him to sell the family home to start up a charity that would become a vital lifeline throughout Devon

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Thu, 15:13
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Devon Freewheelers operates ‘hand-to-mouth’, with founder Daniel Lavery checking the daily bank balance through his fingers. Find out how you can help the lifeline charity.

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Thu, 15:13
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Devon Freewheeler’s founder Daniel Lavery sold the family home to start up the lifeline charity as a way of thanking the ‘hidden hero’ who saved his wife’s life.

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Thu, 14:26
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1231-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

As a charity, the Devon Freewheelers runs ‘hand-to-mouth’ on a daily basis.

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Thu, 14:26
Daniel's wife, Shelley, who needed the help of a 'hidden hero', inspiring the birth of Devon Freewheelers charity

Dad-of-six Daniel, now 44, said: “Shelley was in distress and they needed to carry out an emergency caesarean. They took her to theatre. I was at her head.

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Thu, 14:26

Here’s how your money can help Freewheelers

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South West sport

Yesterday, 19:41

The West of England Chess Championships were held at the Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, writes Bob Jones.

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Yesterday, 17:27
Spectate on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon...

Honiton Town head into Saturday’s Mountbatten Park meeting with Westexe knowing that by winning their next three matches they will be crowned Fresha League Division One champions.

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Thu, 18:22

Devon have named a 14-man squad for Sunday’s final pre-season warm-up game against the Unversity of Exeter at Exmouth (11am).

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Thu, 18:18
Topsham Town V Sidbury United. Ref shsp 1613-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A win and a draw in the space of four days have kept Sidfbury United on course for second place in the Fresha League Premier Division.

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Thu, 17:38
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The new Colyton KO Cup champions are Red Lion A after they defeated Ship C 394-270 in the final.

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Thu, 17:32

Sidmouth SC sailors took to the water for their second Saturday outing of the season.

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Thu, 13:04

The first competitive event in the South West Federation of Croquet Clubs was a Short Croquet tournament at Nailsea Croquet Club last Saturday, writes Dave Butler.

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Thu, 12:24
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Ottery St Mary Bowling Club has a new bar to mark its silver jubilee season, writes Mike Smith.

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Thu, 12:09
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A last-gasp goal against the run of play sank Ottery 2nds in their penultimate game of the season against Lapford 2nds.

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Thu, 11:26
Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

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Wed, 17:09
Exmouth action from Redingensians match

Exmouth will boosted by the return of Chris Bentley to the second row for Saturday’s showdown with Weston on the Imperial Ground.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

There’s a wide variety of music coming up at Exmouth’s venues during the next week. Eat The Rich offer high-powered country rock at The Beach this evening (Friday, April 17). Other gigs tonight include roots and blues from Hip Route at the Grapevine and a splash of rock and roll from Rocket 88 at the Park.

Thu, 18:30
Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra playing at their Seaton concert. Photo by Ian Barradale

The Budleigh Jazz Festival swings into action this weekend at the Public Hall.

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Thu, 18:30
Dick Tracey

Dick Tracy promises to have the bad guys in handcuffs and the audience in stitches!

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Thu, 18:30

The Axminster Lunchtime Concert Season is set to start its 31st season later this month.

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Wed, 18:30
Professor Sir Ghillean Prance.

Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, former director of Kew, will be attending the UK launch of his latest book in Lyme Regis this week.

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Wed, 18:30
Andrew Daldorph

SeatonMusic will be delighted to welcome Alexander Poulton (baritone) and Andrew Daldorph (piano) to its final concert of the current season.

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Tue, 16:04

Ben Osborne trekked up frozen rivers and travelled through uninhabited valleys. Hear his story in Axmouth.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Alan Barnes

Tuckers Jazz Club will be hosting one of the UK’s top jazz saxophonists, Alan Barnes, who will be accompanied by the experienced and talented Matt Carter Trio

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Story Exchange Staff

The Story Exchange invites you to imagine a world where the stories of Devon are in danger. Where the old fables are fading fast, the smugglers yarns are clamming up and the great ghost tales have gone into hiding.

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