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Yesterday, 15:00

The five-mile walk, which starts at 8pm on Thursday, April 2, costs £12 per person and is open to everyone.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Children from Upottery Pre-school were delighted to receive a letter sent on behalf of the Queen. Ref mhh 1271-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Youngsters from Upottery Pre-school received a royal treat when they sent a card to the Queen - only to receive a letter of thanks back.

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Fri, 14:59
Head of Sixth Form Ruper Carr with Matt Mortimer

Matt Mortimer is one of 175 students, from an original pool of more than 3,700, shortlisted for the Sutton Trust USA Programme

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Fri, 11:30
Feniton resident, Paul Gillard, with his new book he's launching. Ref mhh 1293-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Paul Gillard penned his first book, Amy the Ambulance and Friends, in 2013.

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Fri, 06:59
James Williams after his head shave

James, 15, sheds his long locks to aid the Teenage Cancer Trust

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Thu, 18:30
The President of Devon Petanque Region, John Thatcher, and Honiton mayor, Peter Halse, cut the ribbon to Honiton's new Petanque Club and court. Ref mhh 1130-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The petanque terrain at the Mountbatten Sports and Social Club was opened on Thursday, March 19.

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Thu, 16:00
Littletown Primary Academy School was visted by international athlete, Lynne Hutchison. Ref mhh 0992-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

British rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison visited Littletown Academy Primary School as part of the visit organised by charity Team Superschool.

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Thu, 14:59
Seaton's seafront Chine Cafe. Picture CHRIS CARSON

The district council is still looking for a long-term operator for the seafront business

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Thu, 06:49
Axminster Parish Church. Pictrure CHRIS CARSON

Services set to begin again on Palm Sunday following major refurbishment and repairs

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Wed, 18:30
Honiton Knitting Club busy knitting twiddle muffs for dementia patients at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital. Ref mhh 1218-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A knitting group from Honiton has been rustling up woolly handicrafts for dementia patients at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

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Wed, 14:59
Kim Skinner,Paul and Tammy Marx,Adele Morris-Khan and Dawn Reid of Munchkins minature shetland rescue with ponies Pebbles,Deedee,Patchwork and Kaiser and Tess the dogs. Ref mha 4124-12-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Charity urgently needs funds to continue its work providing shelter for homeless Miniature Shetland Ponies

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South West sport

Thu, 11:35

Chard upped their game in the second half against Hornets to avoid what looked like a drubbing.

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Thu, 11:32
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

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Thu, 11:26
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Honiton Tigers U8s took a squad of ten players to Exeter Saracens on Sunday and produced some decent rugby to claim two wins, a draw and a defeat in the four matches they played.

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Thu, 11:13
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Honiton achieved a dramatic last-gasp win on Saturday to secure their survival in the Cornwall & Devon Division for another season, writes Roger Dance.

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Thu, 11:13
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As the Lacemen’s Colts licked their wounds from their recent defeat by a strong Barum outfit, they travelled to Okehampton for a must-win game and produced the goods in a 25-15 result, writes Paz Parratt

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Thu, 11:03

Two wins in two days! It wasn’t a bad weekend for Honiton Town Youth U12s.

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Thu, 11:03

Dunkeswell Rovers didn’t put a foot wrong during a weekend of league and cup action away from home.

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Thu, 10:51

Hard work during winter training paid off for Lyme Regis Gig Rowing Club at the Three Rivers Race put on by Caradon GRC on the Tamar.

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Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

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Wed, 16:08

GOLF: George Seed stormed to a three-point victory in Division One of the March stableford at Lyme Regis Golf Club.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
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Sidmouth Tennis Club is holding an open day on Saturday, March 21.

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Latest Entertainment News

Wed, 18:30

A three-day celebration of cider takes place at Exmouth Rugby Ground in May.

Tue, 18:30
Josh Young

Exmouth’s Centre Stage is “madly rehearsing” Sweeney Todd, which opens soon at the Pavilion.

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Mon, 18:30
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry

The first of four concerts from the St Peter’s Music Society is coming up soon. Harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry appears at the Temple Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton, at 7.30pm on Wednesday, April 15.

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Mon, 18:30

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, in Exeter will be hosting a new exhibition from Saturday.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015
Front row fom left: Clemmie Donald, Jasmine Woolsey and Chloe Hunter play narrators in The Hopeful Grave. Victoria Woolsey (centre, rear) is also in the cast. Photo: Shaun Fry.

With Easter nearly upon us, there’s a timely play at Exmouth’s Holy Trinity Church on Saturday, April 4.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015
Jazz vocalist Tina May will be appearing at the Budleigh Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 18.

The Budleigh Jazz Festival is just around the corner. It opens on Friday, April 17, and runs until Sunday, April 19.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015
Members of Honiton Pantomime Society receive their award from NODA. Picture courtesy: McPhersonPhotography.co.uk

Honiton Pantomime Society’s 2014 production Jack and the Beanstalk has won the Wilfred Roe Trophy for Stage Decor at the NODA South West Awards Gala.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Fever nightclub

A new nightclub is about to open in Exmouth, following a lavish £400,000 makeover.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Enthusiastic artists have the chance to develop their talents with classes taking place in Axminster.

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