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Speaking ahead of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, of which she is president, the Wolf Hall author recalls the first time she visited the East Devon town as a teenager.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright says the move will bring more light to the town centre.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 65-year-old man missing from Honiton.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Artist Luke Jerram with THG staff.

International artist Luke Jerram is aiming to create a ‘garden of time’ at Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew carry out an extensive search of the area

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Devon Air Ambulance

The incident happened at 2.40pm today (Thursday).

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Seaton carnival queen Jenny Webber

Seaton teenager needs to raise £4,000 to fund her journey to the South Pacific

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Don and Jean Lee with their son Chris holding a photo of their wedding day 70 years ago. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

The Queen congratulates Don and Jean on 70 years of happy marriage

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The incident happened at 6.35pm at Hanger Farm, in Broadhembury, on Tuesday, August 25.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After Great Britain’s record medal haul at the recent FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, where 14 medals (seven of them gold) were won by the GB squad across swimming and diving, this is your chance to take the plunge.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew returns to base after thorough search of the area

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Script writer Andrew Rattenbury

Former Woodroffe School head boy is invited to pen an episode for the award-winning soap

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Care navigator Winnie Cameron with David Miller.

Last year Hospiscare looked after 2,200 patients living in Exeter, East and Mid Devon. A total of 126 Honiton people were cared for, with 88 of them being visited in their own homes by Hospiscare community specialist nurses.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The hands of the Minster clock are set to stop at 12. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Ancient Axminster timepiece in need of serious repair

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Beautiful days

Photos by Eleanor Pipe, Stephen Sumner and Becca Gliddon

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Open garden day at Kings House Hospiscare day centre. Ref mhh 2423-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Around £970 was raised, with the money set to be used by the day centre for its upkeep.

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Monday, August 24, 2015
John Allan (left) and David Dolling relax in the crew training room at Lyme Regis lifeboat station after their ordeal on the rocks. Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Pair call for help after getting into difficulties in the dark

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Colin Wright, chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, was ‘shocked’ to learn of the JSA claimant figures.

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Going for a fall Gladiator style-Jordan Preston and Jack Cambridge at the Seaton Great Outdoors Festival on Sunday. Ref mha 8377-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

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Monday, August 24, 2015
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Lyme Regis RNLI crew find only driftwood and return to base

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Sunday, August 23, 2015
Red Hats at the Grand Place in Brussels at the European Hoot in September 2014.

Cyndie Young is starting a new chapter of The Red Hat Society, called the Honiton Honeys.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

The call has been made as the charity launches a pilot ‘care navigator’ service, which has so far attracted eight volunteers

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Residents urged to be vigilant after a recent increase in reports of telephone and courier fraud.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Pictured outside St Michael's centre are chairman and former cllr and deputy mayor John Zarczynski, Caroline Miles, Jackie Wadsworth and Jean Richardson. Ref mhh 3403-28-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The day service, headed by former deputy mayor John Zarczynski and current deputy mayor Jackie Wadsworth, was explored by visitors on Monday, August 10.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

The Red Arrows display over Sidmouth will go ahead as planned today (Friday).

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Friday, August 21, 2015
The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

A decision about tonight’s Red Arrow display is due around 5pm tonight.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

No decision yet has been made to tonight’s (Friday) Red Arrow display.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Beautiful Days 2014

Revellers heading to Beautiful Days this weekend can expect to enjoy music from some top acts – but it’s probably worth packing wellies and rain coats.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Marie Curie Cancer Care at their coffee morning with town crier Nick Goodwin are (l to r) Wendy Thorn, Nick Goodwin, Su Colton, Russ Bracey, Sandy Sinclair and Steve Thorn. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Axminster coffee morning and sale is well supported

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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Axe Valley Community College students with their GCSE results (l tor) Navishka Rathnayake, Seaton, Lucy Gay, Musbury, Emily Manning, Honiton, Will Foxcroft, Colyford, Katherine Barker, Seaton, all aged 16. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Woodroffe comprehensive records its best ever exam performance

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