The family of a father-of-two who died suddenly are working to raise awareness so the undiagnosed infection he had can be spotted sooner.
Angry residents are forming an action group to fight yet another development proposal in ‘a house building frenzy’ - that they say is threatening Ottery.
Baby Cow Productions, Steve Coogan’s production company, is in town today filming scenes for a sitcom.
A hairline crack in a crumbling section of Sidmouth’s cliffs has grown to several inches over the last year – but County Hall chiefs say intervention risks accelerating the erosion.
A businessman, eager to make the ‘eyesore’ SES premises a building Sidmouth can be proud of, says he is still battling district chiefs – a year after he bought it.
The Red Arrows have been saluted for offering to reduce their fee after bad weather stopped them from performing a full display.
Opportunist thieves were targeted by police during a three-day festival in Escot Park at the weekend.
Organisers behind an effort to clear the River Sid of an invasive weed have warned it will take years to solve the problem unless more people lend a hand.
A recent spate of burglaries has prompted a police appeal for witnesses, or anyone who has been offered stolen goods, to come forward.
A man who has battled cancer – and lost his brother to leukaemia - undertook a gruelling 10-mile obstacle course to raise £1,030 for a charity that supported him and his family.
A widow has backed the Sid Valley Memory Café’s Admiral Nurse Campaign after marrying twice and seeing both husbands suffer from dementia.
A university graduate has quit his job to go and help families in a struggling third world country.
A couple’s appeal to raffle off teddy bears to thank a prostate cancer charity has captured the imagination of the town – and revealed the impact of the little-discussed illness.
Sid Valley residents are being warned to be on their guard against fraudsters claiming to offer a discount or rebate on council tax.
Police are appealing for information after a ‘suspicious man’ approached a young woman waiting for a bus by the mini-roundabout in Newton Poppleford to ask for directions.
A show of classic British cars netted £1,000 for Sidmouth Lifeboat - and the petrolheads were eager to learn about its new tractor.
The public will have chance to express their views on sites earmarked for extraction of minerals across Devon as part of a 12-week consultation.
District leaders could form part of a ‘unified front’ alongside other South West authorities in a move that would see the region gain more independence from Westminster.
Doctors in East Devon are urging people to put a few extra things on their shopping lists ahead of the weekend.
The fire service is issuing urgent advice to boat owners along the Jurassic Coast about the proper disposal of out-of-date flares.
A fashionista from Sidmouth is giving David Beckham and Colin Firth a run for their money in the style stakes.
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.
Complaints of ‘horrific’ sewage smells plaguing Sidford householders have prompted the water authority to launch an investigation.
A drink-driver apologised for turning a pensioner’s life ‘upside down’ after crashing his car into her Sidmouth home at 4am.
County Hall chiefs are ‘putting the wheels in motion’ to see if a bylaw could be used to end a street’s use like a festival campsite.
Photos by Eleanor Pipe, Stephen Sumner and Becca Gliddon
A suspected spook - who appears to have photo-bombed a snap of a Sidmouth concert - is remaining tight-lipped about her identity, according to a clairvoyant medium.
A teenager from Sidford, who crashed his car into a lamppost while over the drink-drive limit, has been banned from getting behind the wheel for a year.
Sidmouth’s under-threat minor injuries unit (MIU) looks to have been given a seven-month reprieve.
Business owners were left feeling ‘violated and saddened’ at a spate of burglaries that stung Sidmouth and Salcombe Regis on Monday night (August 17).
A Sidmouth folk theatre troupe, which recently discovered this century-old photograph, is appealing for assistance from Herald readers to identify former members.
Amateur photographers of all ages set high standards in a competition inspired by architecture in the Sid Valley.
The universe delivered for a photographer who needed a birthday present for his dad - presenting this stunningly clear shot of the Milky Way over Sidmouth.
A rambling jamboree returns to Sidmouth’s streets and coastal paths next month - with routes for all abilities.
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