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Speaking ahead of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, of which she is president, the Wolf Hall author recalls the first time she visited the East Devon town as a teenager.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Honiton Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright.

Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright says the move will bring more light to the town centre.

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Fri, 13:40
Police are appealing for any information about Stephen Cogger who has been missing since last night (Wednesday)

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 65-year-old man missing from Honiton.

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Fri, 11:30
Artist Luke Jerram with THG staff.

International artist Luke Jerram is aiming to create a ‘garden of time’ at Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

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Fri, 06:59
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew carry out an extensive search of the area

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Thu, 16:45
Devon Air Ambulance

The incident happened at 2.40pm today (Thursday).

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Thu, 08:14
Seaton carnival queen Jenny Webber

Seaton teenager needs to raise £4,000 to fund her journey to the South Pacific

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Wed, 15:02
Don and Jean Lee with their son Chris holding a photo of their wedding day 70 years ago. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

The Queen congratulates Don and Jean on 70 years of happy marriage

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Wed, 11:00

The incident happened at 6.35pm at Hanger Farm, in Broadhembury, on Tuesday, August 25.

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Wed, 10:48

After Great Britain’s record medal haul at the recent FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, where 14 medals (seven of them gold) were won by the GB squad across swimming and diving, this is your chance to take the plunge.

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Wed, 06:59
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew returns to base after thorough search of the area

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South West sport

Thu, 20:50

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.

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Thu, 20:49
Ottery St Mary, the 2015 Tolchards Devon League C Division East champions.
Back row: (left to right); Joe Birch, Will Harrison, Rob Johns, Dan Flower, Rob Crabb
Front row: (left to right); Pete Gascoigne (scorer), Billy Rudolph, Ollie Reed, Lewis Townsend (capt), Sam Lynch, Billy Reed, Zac Johns, Elliott Jeffery (Bovis Homes).

Despite their local derby with Feniton being truncated by a spectacular thunderstorm, a fine bowling display last weekend saw Ottery St Mary 1st XI claim the necessary points to clinch the Tolchard’s Devon League C Division (East) title and thus secure promotion to the third tier of Devon cricket for the first time in their history, writes Ian Townsend.

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Thu, 20:45
rugby

The Sidmouth rugby senior squad had a second warm-up match against Honiton in preparation for the coming league season and once again showed their ability to play a fast, mobile game with a fine display of running rugby and finishing to score twelve unanswered tries in a 70-0 win, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Thu, 20:44
Bowls

The men’s Over 60s team enhanced their chances of a top three finish in their County League Division with two excellent wins, writes David Harris.

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Thu, 20:44
Rugby

The rugby club are planning to build on the successful introduction of girls rugby last season, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Thu, 20:40
Generic croquet. Ref shsp 8970-23-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Once again the Sidmouth B-level advanced tournament was very popular and highly successful with players attending the oversubscribed event from various parts of the UK, writes David Temple.

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Thu, 10:49
Ollie Caute completes the Weymouth Bustinskins Open Water Sprint

The N1 Tri Club enjoyed some terrific success last week, writes Dennis Elliott.

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Tue, 22:15
Bowls

Seaton bowlers were beaten when they visited Broadclyst for a triples match, writes Maria Johnson.

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Tue, 22:15
Bowls

Lyme One’s winning run came to an end last week, going down 8-2 at Sherborne in the final league game of the season, writes Terry Moffitt.

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Tue, 22:15

After several days of dismal weather in East Devon, bright sunshine awaited the five AVR’s as they arrived at Budleigh Salterton for the scenic, multi-terrain 2105 Jurassic Coast 10k race, writes Dave Mutter.

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Tue, 22:13
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Axminster are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East after a 72-run defeat at home to Plymstock.

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Latest Entertainment News

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Beethoven’s last three sonatas – considered to be three of the most sublime, brilliant and audacious of his works for piano – will be performed by Paul Lewis at St Peter’s Church, Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, October 3, from 7.30pm.

Yesterday, 18:30
Jimmy Cricket

Popular Irish stand-up comedian Jimmy Cricket is returning to Exmouth in September.

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Yesterday, 16:00
The design of the new Jurassic play park

The bright and colourful new facility, owned by Lyme Regis Town Council, is expected to be finished within two months, with plans for a big opening event in late September.

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Fri, 18:30
Lucky Guy and the Chancers

The Grapevine in Victoria Road, Exmouth, is holding its annual beer festival during the August bank holiday weekend (Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30).

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Fri, 17:00
A new Magna Carta exhibit has been officially opened at The Beehive in Honiton.

Honiton mayor Caroline Kolek met with historian Tony Simpson to officially open the display.

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Thu, 18:31
Debbie Scadding throwing at Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop.

It’s official – clay is cool! With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throwdown about to hit our screens, the ceramic arts are poised to enjoy a new surge in popularity. The show, from the makers of The Great British Bake Off, promises to do for pottery what its predecessor did for home baking, so if you want to get ahead of the trend, it’s time to get potting.

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Wed, 18:31
Ben Bowman stars as Michael Jackson in Jackson Live In Concert.

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style.

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Mon, 18:31
Exmouth Town Concert Band  - Last Night of the Proms. Photo: J Hammond.

The Exmouth and District Rotary Club is presenting its 25th Last Night of the Proms concert at the Exmouth Pavilion on September 17.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Could you come up with a sand sculpture as imaginative as this one from Jo Damsell and her family in 2012?

Exmouth’s Sand Sculpture competition is back, and with a pirate theme.

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