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10:36
Axe Valley Community College students with their GCSE results (l to r) Jasmine Hawkins, Phoebe Diepenbloek and Sophie  Summerbee, all 16 and from Seaton Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Some impressive exam performances at schools and colleges in Axminster, Colyton, Lyme Regis and Honiton .

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11:30
Abbie Munt and Lauren Moore

Lauren Moore, 22, and Abbie Munt, 20, who work at Specsavers in Honiton, completed the 5k Pretty Muddy challenge at Exeter’s Westpoint Showground recently.

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09:01
Roosting greater horseshoe bats. Photo: John J Kaczanow.

Bats in East Devon should see a better future thanks to the generous response to a Devon Wildlife Trust fundraising appeal – but more support is needed for the target to be met.

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11:00
Pecorama cheque presentation to Parkinsons UK.

Pecorama near Beer has raised £1,500 for charity, split equally between Parkinson’s UK and the MS Society.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Grey bins will only be emptied every three weks from next February

The drive was first trialled by New Feniton and Exmouth residents who were asked to add cardboard and mixed plastics to their weekly recycling collections.

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Yesterday, 14:25
Mark Wakely is counting on your votes.

Public support has sent a Sidmouth plumber into the final of a national competition.

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South West sport

12:58
Tipton batsman Phil Wright is bowled

Tipton were completely outplayed in the drizzle by visitors Stokeinteignhead with their only consolation being a great tea was supplied by the ladies from match sponsors Bater’s Removals, writes Phil Wright.

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11:04

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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09:53
The presentation of the Jurassic Cup with (from left to right) Ray Gunston, Sidmouth Club captain, Geoff ('Greener') Greenslade, the Axe Cliff B team captain and Colin Macklin,  Sidmouth B team captain

On Saturday, Sidmouth B team visited Axe Cliff Golf Club for the second leg of the Jurassic Cup, played annually by these two teams, writes John Barnard.

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09:48
Sidmouth bowling club hosted a tournament at the weekend. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2225. Picture: Alex Walton

The past week was certainly another good one for the bowlers of Sidmouth, writes Bert Hague.

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09:46
Short mat bowls generic picture

If you want to keep fit and be entertained during the darker months ahead then please, look no further than Ottery St Mary Short Mat Bowling Club, writes Jenny Uren.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Bowls. Ref: Bowls stock. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth’s Madeira Bowling Club is gearing up for the autumn with an open day and indoor bowling coaching.

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East Devon News

12:38
High achievers in GCSEs at Exmouth Community College.

There were euphoric scenes as Exmouth Community College pupils celebrated their GCSE results this morning.

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11:00
Pecorama cheque presentation to Parkinsons UK.

Pecorama near Beer has raised £1,500 for charity, split equally between Parkinson’s UK and the MS Society.

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Yesterday, 14:25
Mark Wakely is counting on your votes.

Public support has sent a Sidmouth plumber into the final of a national competition.

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Tue, 13:16
The Tour of Britain stage start on Sidmouth seafront in 2013. Bradley Wiggins is pictured centre in the yellow jersey. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 9563-38-13SH

‘The race has just gone up another notch in the thrill stakes’

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Tue, 12:02
Beautiful Days Festival 2016 at Escot Park, Ottery St Mary

Relatively low levels of reported crime and good deeds at Escot Park, Ottery St Mary, event

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East Devon Sport

13:02
Newton Poppleford sponsor picture

Newton Poppleford have been working hard off the pitch during the summer to bring sponsorship to the club.

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11:04

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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09:50
Budleigh goal celebrations in their game with Totnes and Dartington on Saturday. Ref exsp 34-16SH 6380 Picture: Simon Horn.

Budleigh Salterton were 4-3 winners when they entertained Totnes and Dartington in a South West Peninsula League (SWP) Eastern Division game, writes Alan Beer.

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09:48

The highlight of a successful week for Phear Park was a victory at local rivals Madeira, writes Chris Cleaver.

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09:46

The Leicester Parks tourists arrived en-masse at Budleigh for an afternoon of bowls.

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09:45
Cricket

Topsham St James 2nd XI completed a Tolchards Devon League D Division East double over Exwick, beating the 10-man Exeter side by nine wickets.

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Latest Entertainment News

Tue, 18:30
Artwork by Barbara Fuser

Devon Open Studios is celebrating its 10th year, giving the public the chance to meet local artists and view their work.

Tue, 15:30
A town criers competition will take place in Topsham as part of Town Charter Day.

To mark the end of Topsham Town Fayre Week (August 18-27), a new event is to be staged in the town this Saturday, (August 27), from 1.30pm to 9pm.

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Mon, 18:35
Place your bets at the Human Fruit Machine at a previous Ottery Fun Day. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref sho 7723-35-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

From classic cars to diggers, bouncy castles, mice racing and more – Ottery St Mary’s Carnival Fun Day promises plenty of entertainment for everyone.

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Mon, 18:30
The Fab Beatles - one of the UK's top tribute acts - are playing a free show at Exmouth Pavilion Gardens this Sunday at 2pm.

The Exmouth Pavilion’s series of free summer outdoor music events is continuing, with shows over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Mon, 15:07
Beautiful Days Festival 2016 at Escot Park, Ottery St Mary

Escot Park near Ottery St Mary came to life as festival-goers flocked for a star-themed three-day frenzy of music, mayhem and a touch of magic

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Mon, 11:44
Beautiful Days 2016

If you are suffering from the festival blues because the party is over for another year, check out the photo gallery and re-live the fun.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Work by Ann Burford

Devon Open Studios is celebrating its 10th year, giving the public the chance to meet local artists and view their work.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
The Ware family on Budleigh beach in 1904.

The world premiere of the first part of a film trilogy about the Ware family of Woodbury is coming up soon.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Brooks Williams and Lightning Express at Otterton Mill. Photo: Paul Strange.

A gig at historic Otterton Mill is a sublime and unique experience.

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