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Crime in Honiton recorded throughout the last month has dropped by 20 offences in comparison to figures for the same period last year.

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11:00
Seaton primary school children were among other local school's who scooped a prize in the school's garden competition organised by Sidmouth Rotary. Ref mha 28-16SH 2064. Picture: Simon Horn.

Green-fingered Seaton pupils have been praised for their gardening skills by visiting judges.

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Children in years five and six at St Andrew's primary school in Chardstock have written a letter to County Hall caling for school warning signs to be installed near their school. Ref mha 29-16SH 2364. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children at St Andrew’s Primary School in Chardstock say they do not feel safe walking to school due to a lack of road safety signs near the site.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Diamond Back 1.0 winner Mrs Dorward and family are presented with the bike by Ian Bruton of Cyclife (right) and Karin Frewin (left) marketing & events manager for Seaton. Picture: Simon Tutty

A Seaton woman scooped a £350 Diamond Back mountain bike during Seaton Cycle Fest.

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Yesterday, 15:00
The Midweek Herald's Steve Jennings and Joe Keep with Mike Huskins and Dave'Stopper' Todd of Honiton Rugby Club. Ref mhh 25-16TI 2344. Picture: Terry Ife

The Herald’s motif is proudly displayed at Honiton Rugby Club as way of thanks for its continued support over the years.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Seaton WI have teamed with East Devon District Council to donate a bench to Seaton Wetlands

Visitors to Seaton Wetlands can enjoy the grassy views of the wildlife spot thanks to a donation from the town’s WI.

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South West sport

45 minutes ago

Seaton suffered a second successive defeat when beaten by 22 runs at Filleigh, but the Court Lane side remain top of the C Division East table.

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10:21

Captain’s day was enjoyed in fine weather at Honiton bowling club, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 12:22
Rohan Tungate is given the traditional bumps after his maximum for Somerset Rebels in the meeting with iorkington

For the second week in succession, ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels got off to a slow start, this time against a strong, determined and clearly fired up Workington Comets, writes Dave Thompson.

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Fri, 12:18
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After a fruitless search during the close season for a new manager, Beer Albion have re-appointed Richard Walker as player-manager for the forthcoming season in the Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division, writes Richard Honnor.

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Fri, 11:44

Budleigh Salterton Football Club are set to hold a meeting this weekend that may lead to the club withdrawing from the local Macron Devon and Exeter Football League.

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Fri, 10:57
Seaton Tennis Club Tournament. Winners of the ladies doubles plate competition, mother and daughter pairing Jenny and Anna Moroz

Seaton Tennis Club held their 2016 Annual Tournament beneath sun-kissed skies, writes, Simon Prior.

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East Devon News

Children in years five and six at St Andrew's primary school in Chardstock have written a letter to County Hall caling for school warning signs to be installed near their school. Ref mha 29-16SH 2364. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children at St Andrew’s Primary School in Chardstock say they do not feel safe walking to school due to a lack of road safety signs near the site.

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Yesterday, 08:22
a flashback to FolkWeek in 1972. Ref shs Folk week 1972-23. Picture: Archant archives

A lookback at FolkWeek from early ‘70s

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Yesterday, 07:00
Staff and residents at Barley Close.
Photo by Tony Charnock, 07770 484888

Staff at a care home near Axminster have been praised for developing ‘kind and compassionate relationships’ with residents in an ‘outstanding’ report from the health regulator.

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Fri, 06:24
Jo Earlam, Pauline Beare and Peg Wiseman are behind the inaugral Women Can marathon

Race through Otter and Sid Valleys to raise awareness and inspire

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Thu, 16:24
A draft version of the map to be submitted to the Government as part of the Heart of the South West devolution proposition. Picture: Submitted

Councillors call for public consultation and more concrete facts

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Thu, 13:16

Investigations are underway to find out how a hole underneath a busy Exmouth road was formed.

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East Devon Sport

09:42

Budleigh ladies gained 10 points in their Over-50s Exeter and District League match last week, writes Joan Shaw.

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09:35
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The East Devon seniors played for the Bailey Salver, writes Paul Willoughby.

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45 minutes ago

Seaton suffered a second successive defeat when beaten by 22 runs at Filleigh, but the Court Lane side remain top of the C Division East table.

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10:21

Captain’s day was enjoyed in fine weather at Honiton bowling club, writes Julie Grant.

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Yesterday, 12:25
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Sidmouth based ladies featured well in the recent Captains Day competition at Honiton, writes John Pawley.

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Yesterday, 12:23
Sidmouth Under-19 action at Bradninch

Sidmouth Under-19s continued their unbeaten run in this season’s ECB Club Under-19 T20 with an emphatic 100-run win at Bradninch.

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Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:31
Ian Dowell's new book

Ian Dowell’s informative books on Exmouth’s past – which raise money for charity and include an edition focusing on the town’s seafront (pictured) – will be on sale at the next Exmouth Craft Fair.

Fri, 18:31
A La Ronde. National Trust Images/Derrick E Witty.

PAUL STRANGE looks back at an Exmouth landmark, which is celebrating 25 years of being managed by the National Trust

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Thu, 18:31
Bicton Street Blues

There’s blues and more coming up at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

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Tue, 18:30
The Phil Beer Band. Picture: Contributed

Phil Beer is set to take his band to The Beehive!

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Mon, 18:35
Clive Aslet. Photo: Diana Bowerman.

After nearly 40 years working for Country Life magazine - 13 years as editor - award-winning journalist Clive Aslet has ventured into the world of novel writing.

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Mon, 18:30
Elle, Tim and Steve and volunteers Jenny, Val, Miranda, Jan and Brian will provide visitors information about latest sightings, directions and general information about the Wetlands.

Hospiscare coffee is set to be served at Seaton Wetlands this autumn.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
The girls in Net Result

Net Result – a locally written comedy by Gillian M Coley and Julie Salmon – is coming to Newton Poppleford.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Lets Talk April 2005

Ration book diet

Ration books

Remember rationing, drainpipe trousers, poodle skirts and rock ‘n’ roll?

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
The crowd waving union jack flags at Bicton Park.

Time is fast running out for anyone wishing to buy tickets for the Proms at Bicton Park.

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