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Yesterday, 17:00

The group has been a strong presence on community days, putting on a popular classic car rally at the annual Charter Day celebrations, and hosting the ever-popular duck race in Weston.

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Yesterday, 14:59
Pictured at the crossing (l to r) Keith Mitchell, tram car inspector; PC Steve Lee  and Lee Taylor, engineering and operations manager Seaton Tramway nspect the new CCTV installation Picture: SUBMITTED

Police crackdown on red light jumpers after car hits tram at the Colyford road crossing

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Yesterday, 12:45
Rob and Steve outside a DAAT shop.

Rob Conabeer and Steve Wilson made it to their final shop at 7.45pm, after setting off in the morning.

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Yesterday, 07:55
Beryl Denham

‘It’s incredibnly sad but the the time has come to retire gracefully,’ says chairman Beryl Denham

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Wed, 17:30
Tesco community champion Louisa Littlewood and store manager Leanne Eamshaw with The King's Centre food bank manager Teresa Hawkes. Ref mhh 3169-35-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

More than 50 boxes were filled throughout last weekend and donated to the food bank.

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Wed, 11:17
Supermarket trolley

The revelation has been heralded as a ‘blessing in disguise’ by the town’s chamber of commerce chairman.

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Wed, 11:16

Are your children addicted to TV or computer games? Do they rarely stir from the sofa? Are they getting enough exercise? With the children back at school this week, it’s the perfect time for them to get fitter.

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Wed, 07:39
Exeter Magistrates' Court

Woman left upset after pensioner exposed himself

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Tue, 17:06
Honiton Christmas lights in 2013. Ref mhh 0083-50-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Several collections will be made outside Tesco in Honiton.

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Tue, 11:30

The incident happened on Sunday, August 30, between 3.30am and 4am in Kings Road.

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Tue, 10:15
Seaton’s royal party (left to right)  Princess Erin Ellis, Carnival Queen Jenny Weber and Princess Haley Jones. Rear:  gardener, broadcaster and writer Anne Swithinbank who crowned the Carnival Queen
Mrs Jacqueline Bayless (nee Powling) who was the Carnival Queen 50 years ago and presented the cups to this year’s Royal Party. Photo IAN BARRADALE

Golden jubilee trio receive their cups from the town’s first carnival queen of 50 years ago - Jacqueline Bayless

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South West sport

46 minutes ago

Millwey Rise continued their early season winning ways with an emphatic 5-0 home success over Exwick Villa, writes Dick Sturch.

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58 minutes ago

Honiton Town sit joint top of the Fresha League Premier Division after a stunning midweek result that saw them defeat one of the League’s heavyweight outfits, Feniton 4-2.

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58 minutes ago

Offwell Rangers shared four goals on their Fresha League midweek visit to Lyme Regis.

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05:27

Despite skipper and former Devon all-rounder John Tierney producing yet another spectacular display of hitting, a weak Ottery St Mary 3rd XI slipped to defeat as they completed their season against high flying visitors, Cullompton, writes Ian Townsend.

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05:26
Cricket

Having produced some of their poorest batting of the season, Ottery St Mary 1st XI were indebted to a terrific display of bowling which saw the newly crowned C Division (East) champions conclude a magnificent campaign with a narrow victory over visiting Seaton, writes Ian Townsend.

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05:26
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Fielding a side painfully lacking in batting was not what the doctor ordered as Ottery St Mary 2nd XI completed their season with a tough trip to champions, Bovey Tracey, writes Ian Townsend.

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05:25

After a week off due to rain, Tipton St John met Exeter team Geriatrics on Saturday, writes Phil Wright.

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05:23
Ottery St Mary bowler Shirley Fewtrell

The last weekend in August saw Ottery host its own internal Finals Weekend, writes Michael Smith.

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05:23
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Ottery 2nds began their Division 8 campaign with an abject 10-0 defeat at home to Bickleigh 2nds.

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05:21
Bowls

Seaton bowlers all set for Finals Weekend

As we are coming toward the end of August, another busy Seaton bowling season appears to be slowing down, writes Maria Johnson.

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Yesterday, 06:51
Crews take their gigs into the sea off Sidmouth

Nine gig boats from seven regional clubs competed at the third annual regatta to be held in Sidmouth.

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Latest Entertainment News

Tue, 18:30

Radio Budleigh’s forthcoming production of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood is now well into rehearsals at the Salterton Playhouse.

Mon, 18:30
Bride: The Wedding Show. Photo: Ian Southern.

Planning a wedding needs organisation and inspiration – and there’s no better place to find help with both than at a great wedding show.

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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Pianist Paul Lewis. Photo: Jack Liebeck.

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.

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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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