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Yesterday, 14:59

Famous writer visits Seaton Library

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Yesterday, 17:30
Some 350 swimmers take to the water on January 1 in a thrilling Lyme Lunge. photo by Dave Beer

Cheered on by hundreds of spectators, the annual Lyme Lunge attracted another huge turnout this year to the delight of its organisers, the town’s Rotary Club.

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Yesterday, 06:59
An 18-year-old Seaton woman was lucky to escape this crash with only minor injuries.

Car ended on its roof after swerving to avoid a white van, say police who have appealed for witnesses

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Yesterday, 15:30
Nicola Russell with the Hidden Gems calendar which raised a massive £5,000 for Axminster's Minster Church. Photo by CHRIS CARSON

The contest entitled ‘Life in EX13’ invited photographers to provide shots of the local area for the 2015 calendar which was sold to raise funds for repairs to the historic Minster.

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Yesterday, 11:48
John Treagood tries out his new wagon

There was a happy ending for travellerJohn Treagood when his new home was delivered just days after horse, Misty, arrived. John’s much-loved horse Gildor died a fortnight ago, leaving the traveller stranded; sparking an online fund to be set up to help pay for a new horse.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Empty shops in Lace Walk, Honiton in 2012. This has been a problem for many years. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 7422-26-12TI

Colin Wright, chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, has concerns about the disused units in Lace Walk.

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Thu, 17:30
Helen Turner with Lieutenant Simon Swindells, Sjt Mark Shaw and Rifleman Josh Smith of 7 Platoon, B Company, 2 Rifles.

The leader of 1st Honiton Scouts has been thanked after her group sent 38 goody boxes to soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

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Thu, 15:30
Julie Courtney with her neww rescue dog Lady Lina. Ref mhh 3494-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Julie Courtney, who runs her business from her home in Ashleigh Road, said once she clapped eyes on street dog Lady Lina, she ‘just had to have her’.

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Thu, 15:07
Knotweed can cause financial, legal and technical implications.

The event will provide useful information on how to handle the plants.

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Thu, 14:59
MP Neil Parish outside Axminster Hospital

Axminster’s MP seeks assurances over future healthcare provision

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Thu, 11:30
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

A timetable circulated to councillors last week shows that East Devon District Council (EDDC) will hold three meetings this month to determine the fate of its relocation project.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 07:34

Sidbury United are without a game this Saturday (March 7) and that’s a source of real frustration for United boss Jeremy Schofield.

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Yesterday, 07:33
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Exeter City, having picked up just one win in their last 10 games, last Saturday faced York City, who had won just one, in their last nine, writes Gareth Hughes.

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Yesterday, 07:33
Sidmouth ladies 2nds played Dart at the weekend. Ref shsp 6566-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

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Yesterday, 07:33
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

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Thu, 09:02
Exmouth sailor Sam Matson with his boat now adorned in the sponsors name

Exmouth solo sailor Sam Matson has secured a major sponsorship, writes Stephen Birley.

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Thu, 08:55
Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6607-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Would you be happy to send your child to a school appearing only halfway up the Ofsted league table? Similarly, would you be comfortable to undergo surgery in a hospital propping up the basement position in the NHS league tables?

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Thu, 08:54
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Exmouth Cricket Club are holding a charity golf day at Woodbury Park Golf Club on Friday, March 27 followed by a Charity auction in the evening hosted by ‘Homes under the Hammer’ auctioneer Graham Barton.

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Tue, 15:46
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Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

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Tue, 15:46
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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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Tue, 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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Tue, 15:43

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

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Axmouth Village Hall hosted two sell-out performances of the pantomime Sleeping Beauty, specially written for Axmouth Children’s Theatre by director Malcolm Henty.

Yesterday, 18:30

Offwell Village Hall will be the venue for an event looking at historical piece of Honiton pottery.

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Thu, 18:30
The performance of Hickory Dickory Dock by Colaton Raleigh players. Ref exe 3112-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

It was my first visit to a Colaton Raleigh Players’ pantomime for some years and I’m pleased to say that I was not disappointed when I attended a performance of Hickory Dickory Dock, writes Christopher Holland.

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Thu, 18:30
Colyton St Andrew's church .Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhv 9535-17-13AW.

Award-winning author and journalist Ambra Edwards will be giving an illustrated talk entitled, The Romance of the Walled Garden, in Colyton.

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Wed, 18:30
Boundless Brothers

Up-and-coming folk-pop band The Boundless Brothers will be appearing at Exmouth’s Grapevine on Friday, March 6.

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Tue, 18:30
Rabbit Theatre's

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

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Tue, 18:30
Rough Music

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

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Tue, 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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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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