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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Axminster team joins forces with East Devon District Council

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Yesterday, 18:30
Madeline Smart,eight,had her long hair cut off to donate to the Prince's Trust. Ref mhh 4588-13-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The eight-year-old will donate her hair to The Little Princess Trust.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Lace Walk car park in Honiton. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 4264-46-12TI

Colin Wright plans to thrash out a deal with East Devon District Council (EDDC) after the authority made the change to the spaces in Lace Walk Car Park.

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Yesterday, 06:56
Harry Barton (centre), Alison Hayward, regeneration and economy manager, East Devon District Council, and Mike Ruiter celebrate the CCF award

New visitor centre gets £200,000 extra funding from the Government

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Tue, 14:59
Thomas Whitty’s descendants with some of the Axminster Heritage group

The only known portrait of Thomas Whitty, found in Canada, is presented to the town’s heritage centre

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Tue, 12:50
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Tue, 06:59
Shane Brown of Regency Windows at Rupert's Pre-School's new playhouse

Community helps Seaton pre-school to replace its playhouse

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Mon, 09:56
The  car trapped by a fallen tree on the A35 at Kilmington

A35 near Axminster is blocked for several hours

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Mon, 06:59
Joanne Werb accepts a donation from Sarah Johnson and Sarah Bishop of St Andrews church cafe Colyton, on behalf of Young Minds youth charity. Ref mha 1737-13-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

St Andrew’s Church group presents £250 to Young Minds

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
An eye

An ‘action course’, which aims to help people suffering with sight loss in Honiton started on Tuesday (March 24).

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
See the Future's Easter walk last year.

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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South West sport

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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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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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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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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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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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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Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

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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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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
tennis

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

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

The Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) is offering a family workshop to co-ordinate with its exhibition : Drop Me A Line –Part 1 (which runs until Saturday, May 16.

Yesterday, 18:30
Cole Stacey & Joseph OKeefe who are the India Electric Company

The India Electric Company is holding the Devon launch for its latest album at The Beehive, in Honiton.

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Tue, 18:30

Forde Abbey is offering the chance to explore its grounds with the help of an Easter hunt.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Big Joe Bone

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

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Josh Young

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

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Monday, March 23, 2015
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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Monday, March 23, 2015

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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