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Students joined artist Michael Fairfax to create sound instruments from cherry wood.

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Pete Lowres

Devon Freewheeler volunteer Pete Lowres, 46, knows every penny that drops into the charity’s collection pots is vital to continue its lifeline work.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Craig Boyde who will be riding from Watchet to West Bay. Ref mhh 5896-17-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Craig Boyde will be cycling from Watchet in Somerset to West Bay in Dorset on Sunday, May 17.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Local dignitries at the gardening event at the Honiton Hospice day care centre. Ref mhh 5386-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A team from Honiton Round Table and other volunteers gave their time to help plant the garden at Hospiscare’s new day hospice in Honiton.

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Yesterday, 07:00

Devon Freewheelers operates daily ‘hand-to-mouth’, never knowing where its next penny will come from.

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Fri, 17:30
The Lions' Santa float could enjoy an even brighter welcome when it visits Colyton again this year. Photo Ian Barradale.

An offer is in place to brighten up the town with new Christmas lights this year.

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Fri, 11:30
Picture credit: Ministry of Defence/PA Wire

Five candidates for Tiverton and Honiton have been answering questions at various hustings events.

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Fri, 09:08
Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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Fri, 07:59
Pupils at All Saints Primary School celebrate their glowing Ofsted report. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Ofsted inspectors rate it ‘good with oustanding features’

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Thu, 15:30
Fire crews pump out the Axminster hair and beauty salon. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Axminster hair and beauty salon gets a wash and dry

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Thu, 11:30
Anne Barratt receives her BEM fpr services to young people in Dunjeswell at a ceremony at County Hall recently. Ref mhh BEM 4. Picture: Matt Austin

Anne Barratt has been Dunkeswell Youth Club’s chairman since it formed 12 years ago.

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South West sport

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Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

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Yesterday, 19:36
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Upottery are just two wins away from securing the Fresha League Division Two title after they won their to-of-the-table clash with University 2-1.

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Yesterday, 12:29
A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

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Yesterday, 12:08

Feniton Under-14s completed their Exeter and District League campaign in style as they won 14-0 at Pinhoe Sharks.

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Fri, 13:15
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Honiton Community College student Charlie Wright has just returned to East Devon having played for the England Under-16 rugby team who dealt Wales a heavy 34-0 defeat.

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Fri, 07:26
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There were some good scores in the latest round of matches in the East Devon Hunt Skittles League.

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Fri, 07:23
The Sidmouth gig boat at sea

Sidmouth Gig Racing Club was founded five years ago and has around 40 members who enjoy rowing on the sea off Sidmouth, and taking part in regattas during the summer months, writes Nick Thompson.

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Thu, 10:55

Upottery suffered a blow to their Fresha League Division Two title hopes when they were held to a 4-4 draw by Newtown 2nds at Glebe Park on Wednesday night.

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Thu, 10:25
Terry Hartnell in the centre collecting his award from the main sponsors Chris Chapple (right) of Seaton Angling Centre and Nathan Cox (left) of Rod Rings and Things.

Honiton Sea Angling Club were well represented at the Chesil Championships, held along stretches of the popular Dorset beach, writes Mike Spiller.

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Wed, 19:14
Table Tennis

Clyst St Mary resident Penny Mann won the Over-60s women’s singles title at the Veterans English Table Tennis (VETTS) western masters’ championships.

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Wed, 18:38

Seaton Bowling Club members came together on Sunday to open the summer season, writes Linda Stone.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

A rather extraordinary coincidence is provoking a joyous musical celebration in Colyton on Sunday, May 3.

Fri, 18:30
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

As part of the Honiton Festival in May, there will be a saxophone workshop given by the Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

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Thu, 18:30
Jimmy Tarbuck

Top television comedian Jimmy Tarbuck swaps The London Palladium for Exmouth Pavilion.

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Wed, 18:30

There are many events planned across the area. Here are just a few.

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Tue, 18:30
The men's quarter final at Madeira bowling club. Simon Weclawek releases his bowl. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 8460-31-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The Exmouth Madeira Bowling club is offering an Open Day for new bowlers on Saturday, April 25, from 10am until 3pm.

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Tue, 18:30

Society set to host illustrated talk about Lyme Regis Museum

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Tue, 15:24
The cast of Outside Edge by Honiton Players.

Honiton Players will be presenting Outside Edge this week, by Richard Harris.

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Mon, 18:30
Jason and the Argonatus. Photo: Matt Austin.

Exeter-based theatre company Four of Swords has announced its latest production: a fun-filled and family-friendly adaptation of the popular Greek myth Jason and the Argonauts.

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Mon, 18:30

Lyme Bay Chorale’s Spring Concert is set to focus on an exotic and sensuous sound world, presenting masterpieces from both the French and British 20th century choral repertoires.

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