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Organisers of the event say they had hoped for a bigger turnout on the day, but were still pleased to have raised £200.

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Chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, Colin Wright.

The group is hoping to raise in the region of £1,400 by the beginning of next month.

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Anne celebrated her birthday in style.

A Honiton woman who possesses a rich vein of farming history has celebrated her 100th birthday.

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This group haved just signed in and are ready for the Jolly Good Jaunt on Sunday.  Ref mhh 2841-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Hundreds of walkers took part in Hospiscare’s A Jolly Good Jaunt at the weekend - and are already halfway to raising the £20,000 target for Kings House Day Hospice, in Honiton.

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Doug and Joy Hull with school head pupils at the Paddington Bear lunch   Picture CHRIS CARSON

Axminster Primary Academy stages a Paddington Lunch

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Yesterday, 14:38
AA Awards

Recognition from industry’s ‘Oscars’ helps put county on the map

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Yesterday, 11:59
Axminster fire engine

Firefighters called to the scene as a car leaves the road and ends up in a field

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Yesterday, 10:09
Exeter's Fanzone, in Northenhay Gardens

Sports fans can still enjoy watching the rest of the Rugby World Cup at Exeter’s Fanzone, despite England’s early exit from the tournament.

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Yesterday, 06:59
Fossil hunter Mary Anning

Mary Anning Wing project given major cash boost

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Mon, 15:24
Award winners  (l to r) Phil Ball, Rob Crabbe, Neville Causley and Pete Cable. 
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Seventy-five years of service to the RNLI by past and present crew is recognised

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Mon, 06:59
Coastguard rescue helicopter

Lifeboat and helicopter called to assist pair stuck on a ledge above a deep ravine

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South West sport


Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison, skipper of Extreme 40 team Oman Air, sailed on to the podium at Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, Istanbul presented by Yandex.

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Bicton College is celebrating sporting success, with a number of their students enrolled on the AASE (Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence) Apprenticeship Scheme embarking on professional careers. The scheme is run by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy in partnership with Bicton College.

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The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

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Offwell Rangers bagged their first win of the season with an excellent single goal success at Wellington.

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Beer Reserves were left to make a 100-mile round trip to Winkleigh with yet another new combination of players with injuries and unavailability’s preventing the team fielding their best 11 players.

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Honiton Under-13s staged a superb comeback from a three goal deficit to defeat City Raiders Galaxy 6-4 for an Exeter and District League encounter.

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For no obvious reason the September stableford proved a relatively low scoring affair, writes Richard Jackman.

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The rescheduled ladies versus men encounter for the Wooden Spoon was played at Honiton on the final weekend of the month, writes Liz Rogers.

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He may have just missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham, but Withycombe Rugby Club under-12 skipper Oliver Willis insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience.

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Yesterday, 12:38

Honiton bowlers have played three and won three of their mixed friendly matches; a great way to start the winter bowling, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 12:37

Honiton travelled to Torquay for the first leg of the Devon Intermediate Cup, writes Paz Parrott.

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Latest Entertainment News


On Wednesday, October 14, at 8pm and every other month on the second Wednesday, folk host and singer Sue King leads The Beehive Folk Café.


A rising star of the Royal School of Music, brilliant young violinist Soh-Yon Kim will be performing with pianist Maksim Stsura in Colyton.

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The very popular Red Dirt Skinners will be playing at the Dunkeswell Village Hall.

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The puppets are ready for showtime.

The puppet masters of Exeter Little Theatre Company dazzled on their opening night as they started their five-night run of Avenue Q at Exeter’s Barnfield Theatre, writes Clarissa Place.

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In 2012, Sidmouth Music brought pianist Ivana Gavric, then hailed as a ‘rising star’ by the musical press, to Sidmouth to open the concert season.

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A colourful and exciting exhibition by Magic Carpet’s Honiton Day Project participants opens today (Wednesday, October 7), at The Beehive and will run until October 31.

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Ever wondered what your favourite panto baddies get up to for the rest of the year?

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Saturday, October 3, 2015
The cathedral choir. Photo by Matt Austin.

Exeter Cathedral Choir is appearing at All Saints’ Church in Exmouth’s Exeter Road to sing evensong at 6pm tomorrow (Sunday, October 4). The event coincides with All Saints’ harvest thanksgiving.

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Friday, October 2, 2015
Evening Light by Ernest Ager

Exmouth Art Group’s 69th annual exhibition opens today (Friday, October 2) with a wide range of work on show, an initiative to encourage younger artists to display their work, plus live entertainment and refreshments.

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