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Yesterday, 11:49

Witnesses wanted following fatal crash on the A35 near Monkton Wyld

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Yesterday, 10:55
Sandi Nicholls who is gearing up for an Indian cycle challenge

Sandi hopes to raise £3,000 to improve the health of women and babies

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Mon, 06:50
Chris Hinton

Lyme Regis RNLI management team fills important vacancies

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Emergency services from across East Devon are tackling a major blaze in Honiton.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Aspire team (l to r) Mitch Hopkins, Harriet Searle, Chris Long, Josh Moughton, Kayleigh Axtell, Adam Godfrey, Charlotte Vincent, Ben Vine, Philip Rowe and Grant Jones.

Axminster company gears up for fundraising bike ride

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Rebecca Hancock who is doing a sky dive is pictured with Mike Rock from Dream-A-Way. Ref mhh 3672-09-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Eighteen-year-old Rebecca Hancock is taking on the skydive - despite having only flown on a plane once in her life.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Nicola Russell with the Hidden Gems calendar which raised a massive £5,000 for Axminster's Minster Church. Photo by CHRIS CARSON

Axminster Church team set to repeat contest after first one raised £5,000

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The fossil which  has been revealed as a completekly new species

Remains of razor-toothed marine reptile has been named after Lyme’s Mary Anning

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Clark Adams with Ruby's nine surviving pups. Photo CHRIS CARSON

Couple overwhelmed by offers of help to feed nine hungry mouths

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Neil Parish MP at the launch of Manifesto for Cats.

Cats Protection, the nation’s leading cat charity, unveiled the ten point document, with support from PetPlan, at a reception attended by more than 35 MPs and Lords.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The result of two drug search warrants conducted in Uplyme.

Suspected cannabis plants seized in property raids.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 15:46

Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

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Yesterday, 15:46
Horse Racing generic picture

This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.

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Yesterday, 15:45
Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.

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Yesterday, 15:43

Honiton weight lifter Chris Morgan has successfully defended his British Deadlift Championship titles.

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Yesterday, 15:43
Thousands of runners leave the start line for this year's Grizzly. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 7460-11-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The Grizzly athletic weekend started on Saturday with the Junior Grizfest runs that were exceptionally well attended, writes Dave Mutter.

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Yesterday, 15:43

Sidmouth RC’s Justin Ashby was the victor in the Grizzly Cub Run taking 1:06:13, writes Dave Mutter.

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Yesterday, 15:42
Katy Campbell in action at the Malta Marathon

Honiton Running Club member Katy Campbell ran the Malta half marathon, writes Judy Davey.

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Yesterday, 15:42
Honiton 2nds at home to Kingsbridge. Ref mhsp 2989-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton colts were in great form as they secured another Devon Colts Merit table success with a 24-22 victory at Torquay, writes Paz Parratt.

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Yesterday, 15:41

In the Lyme Regis monthly stableford 15 hole format, Richard Jackman made best use of the reduced field, scoring 33 points, while George Yorke took second place on 32 points from George Seed with 31.

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Yesterday, 15:41
Honiton seniors who won the Jurassic Coact event at Lyme Regis

Honiton Seniors had eight pairs entered in the Jurassic Challenge at Lyme Regis, writes Andy Wagner.

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Yesterday, 15:39
Gliding

With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Rough Music, the 35-piece Wren folk orchestra, will be playing at The Beehive on Saturday, March 7.

Yesterday, 18:00
University of Exeter Chapel Choir

St Paul’s Church, Honiton will be hosting the University of Exeter Chapel Choir for an afternoon concert.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Rabbit Theatre's

Be very careful out there... Dracula is coming to Lympstone!

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Mon, 18:30
Students from Exmouth School of Performing Arts in rehearsal for Essence of Ireland.

Essence of Ireland – a lavish musical and dance extravaganza, set against the backdrop of Ireland, England, America and Spain from the 19th-century to the early 1960s – is coming to Exmouth Pavilion on Thursday, March 5.

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Exmouth Players' Bold Girls in rehearsal. Photo: Linda Bowen.

After the success of the Exmouth Players’ production of The Wind in the Willows, its next offering at the Blackmore Theatre – from March 16 to March 21 – could not be more different, writes Andy Jury.

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Pam Terry as Mary and Dave King as Allen in Salterton Players' Prescription for Murder.

The Salterton Players’ latest production – Prescription for Murder – opens this Monday (March 2), at 7.30pm, at the Salterton Playhouse, writes Mary Logan.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Tom Bailey.

A huge 1980s pop and rock festival is taking place at Powderham Castle on Saturday, July 4, writes Paul Strange.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Glenn Cosby, of Great British Bake Off fame, is one of the chefs who will be appeaing at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

A top-drawer line-up of local chefs are preparing to wow the crowds at the upcoming Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Laurie Ward of The Barefoot Bandit

From reggae and ska to folk-pop and rock, there’s plenty of choice for live music fans around Exmouth this week.

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