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Cirrus Vape Shop, in New Street, was hit between 1.30am and 1.45am on Sunday (June 26).

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Martin Croad who has moved to Seaton with his family. Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Dedicated member of the RNLI team steps down aftre moving to Seaton

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Lyme Regis firefighters find the chimney well alight

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Honiton Hospiscare Warehouse Shop was officially opened by town mayor, Caroline Kolek and Neil Parish MP. Ref mhh 25-16AW 0884. Picture: Alex Walton

Honiton’s mayor officially opened Hospiscare’s new warehouse store this week.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Queen Gwenda at the Shute School's  royal tea patry

Shute Community Primary School threw open its doors and gardens last week to hold a tea party for the Queen.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Women from Honiton are joining forces with others from Devon to support the national Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign.

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South West sport

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Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

Axminster bowlers have been forced to endure a difficult period with two matches having to be cancelled owing to lack of availability through County games and holidays, writes David Harris.

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Yesterday, 21:04
Jill Wellington and Pete Swan who were part of the three-player team that won the Midsummer Madness meeting at Axe Cliff

The men’s section early birds teed off at 5am for their Midsummer Madness competition which took the form of a Texas Scramble, writes Pete Motson.

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Yesterday, 21:04
Axe yacht Club cadets taking part in the club's Saturday dingy series

June has seen a full programme of racing at Axe Yacht Club, writes Amanda Parker.

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Yesterday, 16:28
Sophie Keech in action at the Swedish tournament

Sophie Keech played in her third professional tournament this season on the LET Access tour at Borås Golf Club in Sweden.

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Yesterday, 10:50
The Honiton quartet who returned from Sidmouth with a third successive Spears Trophy win. The four ladies in the team were; Carol Armitage, Lynda Dommett, Dulcie Broughton and Carol Smith.

For the third year running a Honiton quartet have returned form a visit to Sidmouth with the Spears Trophy, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 10:01

There are just three weeks remaining in the Honiton Summer Netball League campaign, writes Graham Ingram.

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East Devon News

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Exmouth Armed Forces Day took place at the weekend. Royal Marines gave a combat demonstration to the public. Ref exe 26-16AW 1289. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth marked Armed Forces Day in The Strand at the weekend. The Royal Marine Band Service opened the event with their marching band display followed by a combat ready demonstration by marines from the Lympstone Commando Training Centre. Hundreds of visitors turned up to enjoy the occasion and support our armed forces.

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A fire crew was called out to a vehicle fire in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, June 25.

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Sidmouth firefighters helped cleaning the playground at Tipton primary school. Ref sho 0511-01-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

More than 450 sign petition against relocation of flood-prone buildings to Ottery St Mary

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Fly tippers could face fixed penalties of £400 under new powers approved by East Devon District Council.

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Friday, June 24, 2016
The EU Referendum results are in. Picture: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda

Hugo Swire MP said people must work together to secure the best deal for Britain, following David Cameron’s announcement that he will step down as PM.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Robin Chambers' The Shrouds of the Somme. Matt Austin

On display in Exeter’s Northernhay Gardens from Friday, July 1 until Thursday July 7, 19240 Shrouds of the Somme by Somerset artist Rob Heard comprises 19,240 shrouded figures.

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East Devon Sport

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Les Figaros Beneteau lors de la 2eme etape de la Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire entre Sanxenxo (Espagne) et La Cornouaille - Sanxenxo le 08/06/2015

On Sunday (June 26), Artemis Offshore Academy Brits made an emotional procession out of Cowes Yacht Haven, the pontoons sinking beneath the weight of friends and family cheering them on their way to Paimpol.

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10:51
Sidmouth III skipper David Watkins hits out

Hugely strengthened by returning players and the surprise inclusion of the 2nd XI’s leading wicket- taker, Sidmouth 3rd XI raced to their second win of the campaign at Bradninch.

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10:21
Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

Axminster bowlers have been forced to endure a difficult period with two matches having to be cancelled owing to lack of availability through County games and holidays, writes David Harris.

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Yesterday, 21:04
Jill Wellington and Pete Swan who were part of the three-player team that won the Midsummer Madness meeting at Axe Cliff

The men’s section early birds teed off at 5am for their Midsummer Madness competition which took the form of a Texas Scramble, writes Pete Motson.

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Yesterday, 21:04
Axe yacht Club cadets taking part in the club's Saturday dingy series

June has seen a full programme of racing at Axe Yacht Club, writes Amanda Parker.

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Yesterday, 16:28
Sophie Keech in action at the Swedish tournament

Sophie Keech played in her third professional tournament this season on the LET Access tour at Borås Golf Club in Sweden.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30
Eduardo Niebla. Photo: Harry Dutton.

Spanish guitarist and composer Eduardo Niebla – described as ‘world-class’ by Time Out and hailed by The Guardian for his ‘exquisite’ guitar playing and lyrical, poignantly poetic style – is making a ‘welcome’ return to Otterton Mill, near Budleigh Salterton, in July.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Raddon Hill Clog Morris at West Country Traditions Day. Photo: Paul Strange.

It’s all getting rather jolly down at The Bicton Inn on Bicton Street in Exmouth.

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Devon Dub Fest

The Devon Dub Fest – a three-day family event celebrating the iconic Volkswagen – is coming soon.

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Friday, June 24, 2016
Ottery Pixies head down to the Square. Ref sho 1201-26-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hoards of pesky peak-capped youngsters are set to take Ottery St Mary by storm as part of the Pixie Day celebrations tomorrow (Saturday, June 25).

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Jeanne Marley, daughter of Reg Varney, at the Fairlynch Museum's Reg Varney exhibition in Budleigh.

The daughter of On The Buses actor Reg Varney has spoken of her gratitude to the people of Budleigh for the way in which her father’s centenary is being celebrated in the town.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Simmertones

The Simmertones – the South West ska and reggae band – are playing a free show at 2pm at the Exmouth Pavilion on Saturday, June 25.

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Anando Mukerjee and Laure Meloy.

A musical evening is being held at Bicton Gardens near Budleigh Salterton in July, to raise money for two local charities – Hospiscare and Dream-A-Way.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Martin James Bartlett. Photo: Alan Peebles.

This year the Budleigh Music Festival welcomes not one, but two previous winners of the BBC’s Prestigious Young Musician Competition.

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Friday, June 17, 2016
Lady Sheila Boothroyd (Pat Cowey) with the butler, Robertson (Tony Christopher) in the Exmouth Players' production of Lloyd George Knew My Father. Photo: Keturah Weber.

The cast of the Exmouth Players’ forthcoming production, Lloyd George Knew My Father – a black comedy written by William Douglas-Home – are being put through their paces by director Nick Lawrence.

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