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Yesterday, 14:26

Colyford’s Big Breakfast raises cash for defibrillator

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Yesterday, 12:00
The manager of TRIP Community Transport, Neil Hurlock.

The money will be put towards the purchase of a new wheelchair-accessible bus, which the charity has been steadily fundraising for.

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Yesterday, 06:59
Molly Raison

Molly instructs mourners to ‘wear something bright’ at her funeral!

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Thu, 14:59
The patio outside a house at Farway

Cornell Construction commended for transforming an outdoor space into ‘something special’

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Thu, 12:10

The incident happened near Hembury Fort at 10.40am.

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Thu, 11:50
Chef Peter Gorton presents an award to Ellen Streatfeild, Wendy Williams, Helen Brandom and Jacqui Thomas. Picture by Steven Haywood

The meat producer fought off stiff competition to land two wins in the 2015 Taste of the West Product Awards.

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Thu, 06:59
Young carer Lydia Hartnell

Axminster teenager featured in Youtube film

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Wed, 17:30
Mary Bolshaw, chairman of Honiton Hospiscare Support Group, with Joyce Yates, Janet Tierney and Julie Courtney who won at a recent cake bake off competition. Ref mhh 0963-41-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Organisers of the event say they had hoped for a bigger turnout on the day, but were still pleased to have raised £200.

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Wed, 11:35
Chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, Colin Wright.

The group is hoping to raise in the region of £1,400 by the beginning of next month.

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Wed, 09:23
Anne celebrated her birthday in style.

A Honiton woman who possesses a rich vein of farming history has celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Wed, 09:06
This group haved just signed in and are ready for the Jolly Good Jaunt on Sunday.  Ref mhh 2841-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hundreds of walkers took part in Hospiscare’s A Jolly Good Jaunt at the weekend - and are already halfway to raising the £20,000 target for Kings House Day Hospice, in Honiton.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 10:45

It’s Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup day tomorrow (October 10) and there are a number of local teams facing possible ‘giant-killing’ feats!

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Yesterday, 08:18
Lester Willmington (chairman of Sidmouth Rugby Club), with Bill and Hilary Beaumont and John Barnard, (captain of Sidmouth Golf Club).

Sidmouth Golf Club was delighted to play host to Bill Beaumont, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) chairman and his wife Hilary last week.

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Wed, 14:35
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The Extreme Sailing Series 2015 Act 7. Istanbul. Turkey. Oman Air Team skippered by Stevie Morrison (GBR) with crew Nic Asher (GBR), Ed Powys (GBR), Ted Hackney (AUS) and bowman Ali Al Balushi  (OMA)

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison, skipper of Extreme 40 team Oman Air, sailed on to the podium at Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, Istanbul presented by Yandex.

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Wed, 14:34

Bicton College is celebrating sporting success, with a number of their students enrolled on the AASE (Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence) Apprenticeship Scheme embarking on professional careers. The scheme is run by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy in partnership with Bicton College.

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Wed, 12:09
The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

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Wed, 09:23

Offwell Rangers bagged their first win of the season with an excellent single goal success at Wellington.

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Wed, 08:09

Beer Reserves were left to make a 100-mile round trip to Winkleigh with yet another new combination of players with injuries and unavailability’s preventing the team fielding their best 11 players.

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Wed, 08:08
Boy playing football

Honiton Under-13s staged a superb comeback from a three goal deficit to defeat City Raiders Galaxy 6-4 for an Exeter and District League encounter.

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Wed, 08:07

For no obvious reason the September stableford proved a relatively low scoring affair, writes Richard Jackman.

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Wed, 08:07
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The rescheduled ladies versus men encounter for the Wooden Spoon was played at Honiton on the final weekend of the month, writes Liz Rogers.

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Tue, 14:22
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He may have just missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham, but Withycombe Rugby Club under-12 skipper Oliver Willis insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:32

Exmouth Art Group’s 69th annual exhibition – which runs at Ocean until Sunday, October 18 – is proving a big success, with some strong work, good footfall and encouraging sales.

Thu, 18:32
Sidmouth carnival. Ref shs 4171-40-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Final preparations are under way for this year’s Exmouth Carnival, to be held this Saturday, October 10.

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Thu, 16:32
Rhubarb Crumble Cake

Country Markets – a network of country markets across the UK – is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

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Wed, 18:32
The puppets are ready for showtime.

The puppet masters of Exeter Little Theatre Company dazzled on their opening night as they started their five-night run of Avenue Q at Exeter’s Barnfield Theatre, writes Clarissa Place.

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Wed, 18:30
Pok the Bard

On Wednesday, October 14, at 8pm and every other month on the second Wednesday, folk host and singer Sue King leads The Beehive Folk Café.

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Wed, 18:30

A rising star of the Royal School of Music, brilliant young violinist Soh-Yon Kim will be performing with pianist Maksim Stsura in Colyton.

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Wed, 18:30

The very popular Red Dirt Skinners will be playing at the Dunkeswell Village Hall.

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Wed, 13:01

In 2012, Sidmouth Music brought pianist Ivana Gavric, then hailed as a ‘rising star’ by the musical press, to Sidmouth to open the concert season.

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Wed, 12:59

A colourful and exciting exhibition by Magic Carpet’s Honiton Day Project participants opens today (Wednesday, October 7), at The Beehive and will run until October 31.

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