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An appeal has been made by police, who are urging any witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, to come forward.

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Axminster police station

£250,000 scheme revealed to improve the notorious Hunters Lodge junction on the A35 near Axminster

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Yesterday, 15:00
A mountain bike similar to this one was stolen from outside a property in High Street, Honiton.

The bike is a Carrera Vulcan and is very distinctive.

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Yesterday, 10:02
Pirates on parade in Seaton. Photo Ian Barradale

Jolly Roger to be hoisted over Windsor Gardens

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Yesterday, 09:41

The incident took place at Marlpits Lane at 5.37pm.

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Mon, 14:59
Seaton police station

Unknown resident sent youths packing after their tried to break into Townsend Medical Practice

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Mon, 11:00
Naomi Gilbert, founding member of Action on Postpartum Psychosis charity, with her daughters Ella, four, and Anya, nine. Ref mhh 4730-31-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) was founded in 2012, and offers peer support to mums and dads suffering from the illness.

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Mon, 06:59
Lyme lifeboat in action off the main beach

Lyme RNLI crew find tender against harbour wall but with no one aboard.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Gardening broadcaster and journalist Anne Swithinbank opens up the open garden event organised by Hilary and Michael Pritchard.

The afternoon – raising funds for the Multiple System Atrophy Trust (MST) – was declared a “great success” by the organisers.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Honiton mayor Caroline Kolek officially opens the new activity wall at Allhallows playing fields. Ref mhh 0940-29-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The wall is the last of three projects brought to the town through Section 106 money - cash collected by East Devon District Council (EDDC) from developers as part of planning agreements.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Thelma Hulbert Gallery staff with EDDC councillors who have praised the new signage in the car park. Ref mhh 1463-30-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The eye-catching signage includes a large sign at the gallery entrance and in Dowell Street, together with signs directing visitors from the Lace Walk car park.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 21:40

Axminster bowlers enjoyed an excellent win at Wrington (Bristol), bagging success on three of the four rinks played on their way to an 88-71 victory, writes David Harris.

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Yesterday, 21:40

The ladies competed for the Championship Scratch Cup, played over 36 holes and also the 18-hole Handicap Cup, writes Liz Rogers.

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Yesterday, 21:40
Jack Salvidge in action

Honiton riders do well at Yeovilton vent

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Yesterday, 21:39

There were 24 members who contested the latest mixed competition, writes Liz Rogers.

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Yesterday, 21:39
Bowls

Seaton’s Two Counties League team gained a superb success on a visit to Cullompton, writes Maria Johnson.

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Yesterday, 21:39
Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000

Axe Cliff lady captain Helen Kenworthy organised a ladies competition, with a slight difference.

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Yesterday, 21:38
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Axminster Town host Wellington this Friday night in a pre-season game.

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Yesterday, 21:38
Bowls

In the Two Counties league Feniton defeated local rivals Ottery St Mary, on all four rinks by 90-68, thereby maintaining their second spot in the league, writes Roger Smith.

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Yesterday, 21:37

Seaton kept alive their outside hopes of promotion from the C Division East of the Tolchards League when they defeated Filleigh in a thriller that went down to the final over.

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Yesterday, 21:37
Bowls

Lyme Regis One secure a swift return to the Championship League

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Yesterday, 21:37

Uplyme boosted their C Division East promotion hopes when they became only the r second team this season to inflict a league defeat on one ten runway leaders Ottery St Mary, writes Alfie Jaques.

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Latest Entertainment News

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Jim Causley and Friends will host a unique West-fest for Lyme Folk’s finale on Sunday, August 23, with How the West was Sung, a music-packed evening of song and banter, from local artists celebrating our the West Country.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Craft materials at A La Ronde

Looking for things for the kids to do this summer holiday? At A la Ronde – the 18th-century, 16-sided house and grounds near Exmouth, owned by the National Trust – there is a family activity on offer every day.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
SuperSonic 70s Show

Get your loon jeans, hot pants, scoop T-shirts and platform shoes at the ready… the SuperSonic ’70s Show is coming to Exmouth on Friday, August 21.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Honiton Music Company and Sidbury Choir.

Wind band, the Honiton Music Company, joined forces with Our Sidbury Choir for a fundraising evening of summertime music at Sidbury Church earlier this month.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Clown due The Popolinos in Circus Wonderland.

Circus Wonderland is coming to Exmouth soon. Described as Britain’s ‘most magical circus’, it’s at the Imperial Recreation Ground from Wednesday, July 29 until Sunday, August 2.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Kelly Oliver

Award-winning restaurant River Cottage has invited its first solo female music act to entertain diners at its Axminster HQ.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Exeter Morris Men performing at Exmouth's Bicton Inn. Photo: Paul Strange.

There’s another busy week in store for live music fans around Exmouth, with many genres to savour.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Seaton Tramway

The ‘Seaton Pearl’ sets sail once more on her voyage following the Axe Estuary from Seaton Terminus to Colyton Station on Friday, July 31.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
The new engine, codenamed

A new locomotive – powered by a Mini car engine - is coming to the Beer Heights Railway at Pecorama, near Beer. Codenamed “Mini”, the locomotive will be officially named on Sunday, August 30.

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