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Yesterday, 17:30

The ‘Drop Me A Line’ exhibition, created by Michael Fairfax, landed at the gallery last month.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Pupils try their hand at instrument making.

Students joined artist Michael Fairfax to create sound instruments from cherry wood.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Pete Lowres

Devon Freewheeler volunteer Pete Lowres, 46, knows every penny that drops into the charity’s collection pots is vital to continue its lifeline work.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Craig Boyde who will be riding from Watchet to West Bay. Ref mhh 5896-17-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Craig Boyde will be cycling from Watchet in Somerset to West Bay in Dorset on Sunday, May 17.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Local dignitries at the gardening event at the Honiton Hospice day care centre. Ref mhh 5386-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A team from Honiton Round Table and other volunteers gave their time to help plant the garden at Hospiscare’s new day hospice in Honiton.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Devon Freewheelers operates daily ‘hand-to-mouth’, never knowing where its next penny will come from.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
The Lions' Santa float could enjoy an even brighter welcome when it visits Colyton again this year. Photo Ian Barradale.

An offer is in place to brighten up the town with new Christmas lights this year.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Picture credit: Ministry of Defence/PA Wire

Five candidates for Tiverton and Honiton have been answering questions at various hustings events.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Pupils at All Saints Primary School celebrate their glowing Ofsted report. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Ofsted inspectors rate it ‘good with oustanding features’

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Fire crews pump out the Axminster hair and beauty salon. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Axminster hair and beauty salon gets a wash and dry

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South West sport

Yesterday, 19:14

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club has been selected by the British Gliding Association to provide continuation training in the South West region as part of a nationwide grant scheme provided by Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, writes Jill Harmer.

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Yesterday, 19:06
Honiton’s Scott Eveleigh receives the Devon County Indoor Bowling Association Under-21 title from Derek Viles, county secretary of the Devon County Indoor Bowls Association.

Honiton Bowling Club member Scott Eveleigh achieved his dream by winning the Devon County Indoor Bowling Association Under 21 title last weekend, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 19:06
Sophie Keech

Devon Golfer Sophie Keech played in the Roehampton Open Gold Challenge Cup in London.

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Yesterday, 18:38

Offwell Rangers suffered a big blow to their Fresha League Seven top four aspirations when they went down 7-1 at home to Tivvy Park Rangers.

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Yesterday, 12:24

Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Upottery are just two wins away from securing the Fresha League Division Two title after they won their to-of-the-table clash with University 2-1.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Feniton Under-14s completed their Exeter and District League campaign in style as they won 14-0 at Pinhoe Sharks.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
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Honiton Community College student Charlie Wright has just returned to East Devon having played for the England Under-16 rugby team who dealt Wales a heavy 34-0 defeat.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
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There were some good scores in the latest round of matches in the East Devon Hunt Skittles League.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
The Sidmouth gig boat at sea

Sidmouth Gig Racing Club was founded five years ago and has around 40 members who enjoy rowing on the sea off Sidmouth, and taking part in regattas during the summer months, writes Nick Thompson.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Seaton Tramway is offering a murder mystery evening over dinner.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A rather extraordinary coincidence is provoking a joyous musical celebration in Colyton on Sunday, May 3.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

As part of the Honiton Festival in May, there will be a saxophone workshop given by the Borealis Saxophone Quartet.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Jimmy Tarbuck

Top television comedian Jimmy Tarbuck swaps The London Palladium for Exmouth Pavilion.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

There are many events planned across the area. Here are just a few.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The men's quarter final at Madeira bowling club. Simon Weclawek releases his bowl. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 8460-31-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The Exmouth Madeira Bowling club is offering an Open Day for new bowlers on Saturday, April 25, from 10am until 3pm.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Society set to host illustrated talk about Lyme Regis Museum

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The cast of Outside Edge by Honiton Players.

Honiton Players will be presenting Outside Edge this week, by Richard Harris.

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Monday, April 20, 2015
Jason and the Argonatus. Photo: Matt Austin.

Exeter-based theatre company Four of Swords has announced its latest production: a fun-filled and family-friendly adaptation of the popular Greek myth Jason and the Argonauts.

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