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Yesterday, 09:15

Their 12 tips for a safe Christmas

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Tue, 13:55
Crash scene at Hunters Lodge which claimed the lives of two elderly women

Highways chiefs say the plan would lead to long queues and increase the risk of tail-end shunts

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Robin Rea

An award-winning Ottery St Mary eatery is to host a festive fundraising feast next week in aid of a good cause.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Neil Hampson

An exhibition featuring work from several West Country artists reopens tomorrow (Saturday, December 13) at East Devon Art Academy in Old Fore Street, Sidmouth.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
K9CC at Honiton christmas carnival. Ref mhh 9709-50-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Hundreds flocked to High Street to see floats parade through town

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Seaton Memory Cafe held their Christmas lunch at Otter Nurseries this week. Ref mhs 1896-49-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

New Seaton group already has 30 members and a team of 12 volunteers

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Tim Hoad from the Devon Air Ambulance receives a cheque from captain Ron Graham

More than £3,000 has been raised for the charity

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Royal British Legion, Honiton. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6242-01-13TI

Police confirm they are investigating the incident

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

‘Reassuring drop’ said PCSO Steve Mingo

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Olympian, Jo Pavey, was guest of honour who was invited to switch on Honiton's Christmas lights this year. Honiton Chamber of Commerce members met with Jo and her family in the Lacemaker's Cafe before the switch-on. Ref mhh 2078-50-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Welcome hometown return for European champion

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South West sport

Yesterday, 12:05

Sidmouth toasted ‘absent friends’ at their annual dinner and awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Yesterday, 11:54
Exmouth Sea Angling Associaton The Christmas Fayre meeting

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) contested the Carnival competition that was fished from Mare Rocks to Sandy Bay, writes Robert Pennells.

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Yesterday, 11:54
ESAA Christms Fayre winners

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) fished the annual Christmas Fayre meeting, writes Robert Pennells.

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Yesterday, 11:51
The RFU SW Facilities manager Jon Bendle was invited officially cut the ribbon at the Exmouth RFC's new floodlights opening on Saturday. Mr Bendle is pictured with first team captain Dave Bargent, chrmn Chris Parks, pres Keith Pyne, Mike England, David Bassett,  sec Jan McCarthy, Director of Rugby Chris Wright and Roger Holman. Ref exsp 3088-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Rugby Union in East Devon received a major boost today when Exmouth RFC was chosen by the Rugby Football Union to become a Lead Up and Legacy Centre for the 2015 Rugby World Cup which is being staged in England and Wales.

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Yesterday, 11:49
Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

A pulsating game did not disappoint as the form teams locked horns in a Blue Ribbon titanic struggle.

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Yesterday, 11:44
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All roads lead to Taunton Racecourse on December 30, when the seven race card has a whopping prize pot of £53,500 on offer - the richest meeting of the season so far.

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Wed, 21:27
Laser sailing boats.; Photo by Simon Horn Ref shsp 9302-34-10SH

It’s been a quiet time on the water lately for all at Exe Sailing Club, as the wind has not played ball, writes Rex Frost.

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Wed, 07:57
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During the run-up to Christmas, Honiton bowlers have been as busy as ever, writes Ann Brown.

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Wed, 07:57
Feniton Bowling Club awards ladies' Handicap winner Judy Smith

Feniton Bowling Club held its annual dinner and presentation night at the Honiton Golf Club.

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Wed, 07:57
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Awliscombe took over at the top of the Evening Division One in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League after a home success, writes Caroline Pavey.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 16:00

The successful open-air Carols On The Quay concert in Exmouth on Sunday, December 14 helped to raise vital money for Christian Aid’s Ebola Fund.

Yesterday, 15:00
Father Christmas will be joined by a herd of caribou reindeer

Santa is in and around East Devon a lot this year. Today (Thursday, December 18), you can catch him at Santa’s Grotto at Bicton Botanical Gardens, 11am-4pm. He’s also there on December 19-23, and Christmas Eve, 11am-2pm.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Noel Harrower book release

Exmouth author Noel Harrower has a new book out. Uncivil War – Twin Tales From Nottinghamshire is an ‘action-packed’ historical novel, telling the story of five children caught in the conflict of the English Civil War. Set in Nottinghamshire, the twin tales follow the raising of the King’s Standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642, through to 1646, when King Charles surrendered to the Scottish army outside Newark.

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Yesterday, 13:00
A cappella group Voces 8 gave a magical Christmas candlelit concert at Budleigh Salterton's St Peter’s Church.

From the moment when the strains of Once in Royal David’s City soared into the hushed and darkened church and the singers of Voces8 proceeded down the aisle bearing lighted candles, it was clear that Budleigh Music Festival’s Carols by Candlelight concert was a very special occasion indeed.

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Yesterday, 12:05
Sidmouth Cricket Jordan Fowler Junior Colt of the Year

Sidmouth toasted ‘absent friends’ at their annual dinner and awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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