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10:14
Lyme Regis firefighters paddle home to win the lifeboat week bathtub race for a sixth successive time. Picture RICHARD HOROBIN

Thrills and spills at popular lifeboat week event which sees one crew abandon ship and swim for shore

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11:00
Kirstie Tancock from Honiton. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 8404-45-13AW

Kirstie Tancock will team up with Beauty Unseen, a new charity, and eight other role models from across the South West ahead of the performance on Saturday, October 1.

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07:00
Hospiscare Jolly Jaunt promotion in partnership with the Deer Park Hotel. Ref mhh 25-16AW 1083. Picture: Alex Walton

Walkers who are keen to take part in Hospiscare’s autumn fundraiser still have time to take advantage of the early-bird entry fees.

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The annual Race for Life challenge at Westpoint

The organisers of a Race for Life event held in Exeter at the weekend have hailed the annual challenge a success.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Fran Vincent receives her raffle prize from chairman Rob Chappel, Picture: Contributed

Axminster Art Society’s annual exhibition, held recently at the Axe Vale Festival, attracted well over 2,000 visitors.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Crime in Honiton recorded throughout the last month has dropped by 20 offences in comparison to figures for the same period last year.

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South West sport

12:26
Football corner flag. Ref exsp 7253-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Town are looking for a linesman to join them this coming season.

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12:11
Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker on his way t a new PB at Buckfastleigh

After several weeks of setbacks and cancelled races Honiton-based Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker finally got first personal best (PB) of the season last weekend.

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10:22

It was another very disappointing week for Lyme Regis men in their various leagues, with the ladies having a week off from league competition, writes Paul Moffitt.

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08:41
The Exeter City Ladies new management team Pictured left to right- Chris Heayns, Maxine Coupe and Tommy Wheeldon

The familiar face of Tommy Wheeldon is heading up the new team in charge of Exeter City Ladies Football Club in what will be an exciting new era for the women’s game in the south-west.

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08:41
Axe Cliff ladies all wearing something pink at the Ladies Captains Day

The Axe Cliff ladies section played their last Divisional Match in the Sheelah Creasy competition, writes Pete Motson.

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08:12
Harry Webb with Paddy Fitzpatrick

East Devon boxer Harry Webb will turn professional at the end of August.

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East Devon News

The annual Race for Life challenge at Westpoint

The organisers of a Race for Life event held in Exeter at the weekend have hailed the annual challenge a success.

Read more
07:00
Hospiscare Jolly Jaunt promotion in partnership with the Deer Park Hotel. Ref mhh 25-16AW 1083. Picture: Alex Walton

Walkers who are keen to take part in Hospiscare’s autumn fundraiser still have time to take advantage of the early-bird entry fees.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:00
Children in years five and six at St Andrew's primary school in Chardstock have written a letter to County Hall caling for school warning signs to be installed near their school. Ref mha 29-16SH 2364. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children at St Andrew’s Primary School in Chardstock say they do not feel safe walking to school due to a lack of road safety signs near the site.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
a flashback to FolkWeek in 1972. Ref shs Folk week 1972-23. Picture: Archant archives

A lookback at FolkWeek from early ‘70s

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
Staff and residents at Barley Close.
Photo by Tony Charnock, 07770 484888

Staff at a care home near Axminster have been praised for developing ‘kind and compassionate relationships’ with residents in an ‘outstanding’ report from the health regulator.

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Jo Earlam, Pauline Beare and Peg Wiseman are behind the inaugral Women Can marathon

Race through Otter and Sid Valleys to raise awareness and inspire

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East Devon Sport

12:11
Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker on his way t a new PB at Buckfastleigh

After several weeks of setbacks and cancelled races Honiton-based Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker finally got first personal best (PB) of the season last weekend.

Read more
08:41
The Exeter City Ladies new management team Pictured left to right- Chris Heayns, Maxine Coupe and Tommy Wheeldon

The familiar face of Tommy Wheeldon is heading up the new team in charge of Exeter City Ladies Football Club in what will be an exciting new era for the women’s game in the south-west.

Read more
08:12
Harry Webb with Paddy Fitzpatrick

East Devon boxer Harry Webb will turn professional at the end of August.

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12:26
Football corner flag. Ref exsp 7253-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Town are looking for a linesman to join them this coming season.

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10:22

It was another very disappointing week for Lyme Regis men in their various leagues, with the ladies having a week off from league competition, writes Paul Moffitt.

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08:41
Axe Cliff ladies all wearing something pink at the Ladies Captains Day

The Axe Cliff ladies section played their last Divisional Match in the Sheelah Creasy competition, writes Pete Motson.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:31
Flats and Sharps

Flats and Sharps are appearing this Wednesday (July 27) at Otterton Mill, near Budleigh Salterton.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Ian Dowell's new book

Ian Dowell’s informative books on Exmouth’s past – which raise money for charity and include an edition focusing on the town’s seafront (pictured) – will be on sale at the next Exmouth Craft Fair.

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Friday, July 22, 2016
A La Ronde. National Trust Images/Derrick E Witty.

PAUL STRANGE looks back at an Exmouth landmark, which is celebrating 25 years of being managed by the National Trust

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Bicton Street Blues

There’s blues and more coming up at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Phil Beer Band. Picture: Contributed

Phil Beer is set to take his band to The Beehive!

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Monday, July 18, 2016
Clive Aslet. Photo: Diana Bowerman.

After nearly 40 years working for Country Life magazine - 13 years as editor - award-winning journalist Clive Aslet has ventured into the world of novel writing.

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Monday, July 18, 2016
Elle, Tim and Steve and volunteers Jenny, Val, Miranda, Jan and Brian will provide visitors information about latest sightings, directions and general information about the Wetlands.

Hospiscare coffee is set to be served at Seaton Wetlands this autumn.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
The girls in Net Result

Net Result – a locally written comedy by Gillian M Coley and Julie Salmon – is coming to Newton Poppleford.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Lets Talk April 2005

Ration book diet

Ration books

Remember rationing, drainpipe trousers, poodle skirts and rock ‘n’ roll?

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