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Yesterday, 15:00

The college, which has been awarded £2million to develop the centre, is aiming to start construction in spring 2016.

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Yesterday, 15:00
The wedding dress and posh frock party raised more than £800.

The ‘posh frocks and wedding dress’ bash, put on by Angela Lloyd and Vanessa Prettejohn, helped raise money for their friend, Lynsey Fearn, who is set to take on the mountain clibm later this year.

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Yesterday, 10:45
Glove ceremony officals (L to r) Town Crier Nick Goodwin, Mayor Douglas Hull,  Lord of the Manor Jim Rowe, Rev John Streeting and ‘keeper of the glove’ John Tarling. Picture:  CHRIS CARSON

Crowds gathered on the Minster Green to hear Lord of the Manor Jim Rowe proclaim the 800th anniversary of the royal charter of 1215, granting the town its annual fair.

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Yesterday, 07:00
The trio at the start of their charity ride

Father and son Neal and Matt Fulls and their friend Chris Pope took nine days to cycle the 1,000 miles from the tip of mainland Scotland to the most westerly point in Cornwall.

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Mon, 16:00

Businesses that have loyally supported the Honiton economy say they are being forced out of an industrial estate to make way for a 150-homes development.

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Mon, 15:00
Axe Valle Communityy College Sixth former Ciaran Murphy at the grand piano with staff and students.

It was a grand performance – in every sense – when students and staff presented ‘A Chamber Music Recital’ at The Axe Valley Community College.

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Mon, 11:30
Issy Coman, Elizabeth Heighway and Milly Chaplyn.

There was a sense of sunshine and summer days on at The Axe Valley Community College as the music department put on their Summer Spectacular Concert to a packed audience.

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Mon, 07:00
The Colyton physics  students

Georgia Stidwell, 16, from Colyton, has won second prize in the University of Birmingham’s Young Geographer Photography Competition.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015
Honiton's Denhay Farm is on a winning streak.

Denhay Farm, at Broadoak, enjoyed a clean sweep - winning gold for each product entered in the awards, including its new dry cured smoked and unsmoked gammons.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015
Axminster primary sports day. Ref mha 9552-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

‘Glorious’ was how organisers described the weather for the event which was well supported by family and friends.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015
Pupils have been preparing for Bugsy Malone.

It was smiles all round at The Axe Valley Community College textile department as pupils and staff have been going back in time.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 16:13

The last week was rather a quiet one at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club with some Trial lessons and evening flying cancelled due to the weather, writes Jill Harmer.

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Yesterday, 16:09
Honiton runners at the Charmouth Challenge

The final Sunday in June saw four Honiton Running Club members take part in the Torbay Half Marathon at Paignton, writes Jusy Davey.

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Yesterday, 16:09
AVR runners at the Charmouth Challenge

The eight-mile Charmouth Challenge includes a traverse of Golden Cap, the highest point on the south coast is quite often held under sultry conditions, writes Dave Mutter.

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Yesterday, 11:48

Seaton bowlers had a good week with some excellent results recorded, writes Maria Johnson.

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Yesterday, 09:54
Petanque

In a needle three-way petanque match against Kernow and Great Western regions, held at the Isca Pétanque club at Whipton in Exeter, Devon’s players recorded a resounding victory, writes Alasdair Paterson.

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Yesterday, 09:54
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Axe Cliff men played the Grainger Prior with the format being medal play with a maximum handicap allowance of 24.

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Yesterday, 09:54
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A former Exeter City striker is looking to hit the back of the net and secure a place in the Lombard Trophy final at Gleneagles.

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Yesterday, 09:41
Harry Tincknell in action at the Red Bull Ring

Harry Tincknell returns to LM P2 sportscar action when the Nissan NISMO “factory” driver races for JOTA Sport in the third round of the European Le Mans Series this coming Sunday (July 12).

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Yesterday, 09:40

It’s been a busy week for friendlies after a week off during the Lyme Regis Tournament, writes Paul Moffitt.

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Yesterday, 09:40

There was delight for Honiton bowler Kieran Daniels as he has won through to play in the Nationals at Leamington next month, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 09:40
Petanque

Honiton Petanque Club, which was only formed earlier this year, has been successful in their application to join the Devon Petanque League in 2016, and they are now looking for potential players.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Super scrummy strawberry cakes will be the order of the day at Lympstone Players’ coffee morning and big bake-off sale.

Mon, 18:30
Whats on

One of the region’s must-see aerial spectaculars will be soaring away in less than a week’s time.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015
World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Who's Next

Don’t be too disappointed if you weren’t able to get tickets to see The Who perform at this year’s Glastonbury.

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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Exmouth Light Orchestra in rehearsal

As Exmouth Light Orchestra rehearses for its summer concert on July 18, some of its members have been describing what they like about the 80-piece ELO.

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Friday, July 3, 2015
Laurie Ward of The Barefoot Bandit

Exmouth’s music fans have much to enjoy this weekend. Tonight (friday, July 3) The Barefoot Bandit (pictured) appear at The Merchant, performing reggae covers and originals.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Circus of Horrors. Photo: Ken McKay/Rex Features.

The Circus of Horrors – the show that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2011 – is returning to the Exmouth Pavilion in August for some ‘bloody marvellous entertainment’. And you can win two tickets to the show!

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Exmouth Light Orchestra

Exmouth Light Orchestra’s 70 members have been working hard all term to create an unusually varied programme of musical styles and moods.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Wood(bury) Stock 2015. Doctors Orders. Photo: Neil Ewins.

A successful blues, roots and folk music festival took place recently at Woodbury’s Malsters Arms.

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