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RIB comes to the rescue before Lyme Regis lifeboat crew carry pair to the safety of the harbour

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Dame Hilary Mantel: 'As I work my way through the third book it often feels as exciting as the first day I started'

Speaking ahead of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, of which she is president, the Wolf Hall author recalls the first time she visited the East Devon town as a teenager.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Honiton Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright.

Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright says the move will bring more light to the town centre.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Police are appealing for any information about Stephen Cogger who has been missing since last night (Wednesday)

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 65-year-old man missing from Honiton.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Artist Luke Jerram with THG staff.

International artist Luke Jerram is aiming to create a ‘garden of time’ at Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew carry out an extensive search of the area

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Devon Air Ambulance

The incident happened at 2.40pm today (Thursday).

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Seaton carnival queen Jenny Webber

Seaton teenager needs to raise £4,000 to fund her journey to the South Pacific

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Don and Jean Lee with their son Chris holding a photo of their wedding day 70 years ago. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

The Queen congratulates Don and Jean on 70 years of happy marriage

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The incident happened at 6.35pm at Hanger Farm, in Broadhembury, on Tuesday, August 25.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After Great Britain’s record medal haul at the recent FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, where 14 medals (seven of them gold) were won by the GB squad across swimming and diving, this is your chance to take the plunge.

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South West sport

Thursday, August 27, 2015

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Ottery St Mary, the 2015 Tolchards Devon League C Division East champions.
Back row: (left to right); Joe Birch, Will Harrison, Rob Johns, Dan Flower, Rob Crabb
Front row: (left to right); Pete Gascoigne (scorer), Billy Rudolph, Ollie Reed, Lewis Townsend (capt), Sam Lynch, Billy Reed, Zac Johns, Elliott Jeffery (Bovis Homes).

Despite their local derby with Feniton being truncated by a spectacular thunderstorm, a fine bowling display last weekend saw Ottery St Mary 1st XI claim the necessary points to clinch the Tolchard’s Devon League C Division (East) title and thus secure promotion to the third tier of Devon cricket for the first time in their history, writes Ian Townsend.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
rugby

The Sidmouth rugby senior squad had a second warm-up match against Honiton in preparation for the coming league season and once again showed their ability to play a fast, mobile game with a fine display of running rugby and finishing to score twelve unanswered tries in a 70-0 win, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Bowls

The men’s Over 60s team enhanced their chances of a top three finish in their County League Division with two excellent wins, writes David Harris.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Rugby

The rugby club are planning to build on the successful introduction of girls rugby last season, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Once again the Sidmouth B-level advanced tournament was very popular and highly successful with players attending the oversubscribed event from various parts of the UK, writes David Temple.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Ollie Caute completes the Weymouth Bustinskins Open Water Sprint

The N1 Tri Club enjoyed some terrific success last week, writes Dennis Elliott.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Bowls

Seaton bowlers were beaten when they visited Broadclyst for a triples match, writes Maria Johnson.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Bowls

Lyme One’s winning run came to an end last week, going down 8-2 at Sherborne in the final league game of the season, writes Terry Moffitt.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

After several days of dismal weather in East Devon, bright sunshine awaited the five AVR’s as they arrived at Budleigh Salterton for the scenic, multi-terrain 2105 Jurassic Coast 10k race, writes Dave Mutter.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Axminster are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East after a 72-run defeat at home to Plymstock.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Beethoven’s last three sonatas – considered to be three of the most sublime, brilliant and audacious of his works for piano – will be performed by Paul Lewis at St Peter’s Church, Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, October 3, from 7.30pm.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Jimmy Cricket

Popular Irish stand-up comedian Jimmy Cricket is returning to Exmouth in September.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
The design of the new Jurassic play park

The bright and colourful new facility, owned by Lyme Regis Town Council, is expected to be finished within two months, with plans for a big opening event in late September.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Lucky Guy and the Chancers

The Grapevine in Victoria Road, Exmouth, is holding its annual beer festival during the August bank holiday weekend (Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30).

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Friday, August 28, 2015
A new Magna Carta exhibit has been officially opened at The Beehive in Honiton.

Honiton mayor Caroline Kolek met with historian Tony Simpson to officially open the display.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Debbie Scadding throwing at Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop.

It’s official – clay is cool! With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throwdown about to hit our screens, the ceramic arts are poised to enjoy a new surge in popularity. The show, from the makers of The Great British Bake Off, promises to do for pottery what its predecessor did for home baking, so if you want to get ahead of the trend, it’s time to get potting.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Ben Bowman stars as Michael Jackson in Jackson Live In Concert.

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style.

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Exmouth Town Concert Band  - Last Night of the Proms. Photo: J Hammond.

The Exmouth and District Rotary Club is presenting its 25th Last Night of the Proms concert at the Exmouth Pavilion on September 17.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Could you come up with a sand sculpture as imaginative as this one from Jo Damsell and her family in 2012?

Exmouth’s Sand Sculpture competition is back, and with a pirate theme.

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