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Axminster based young persons’ mental health charity receives more than £2,000 after 300-mile marathon

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.

Yesterday, 14:59

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

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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Mon, 16:44
Sitting pretty on a pink tractor is two and a half Lottie York at the Honiton Hill Rally. Ref mhh 9350-36-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Pictures:

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Mon, 08:12
Lyme Regis Lifeboat

RIB comes to the rescue before Lyme Regis lifeboat crew carry pair to the safety of the harbour

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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Dame Hilary Mantel: 'As I work my way through the third book it often feels as exciting as the first day I started'

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.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Honiton Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright.

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

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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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