Sidmouth News

Visitors looking to do Christmas shopping can benefit from cheaper parking in East Devon, thanks to a returning offer from the district council.

A pair of babies are preparing for their debut performance in a nativity scene.

An elderly pedestrian has been taken to hospital with non-life threatening conditions following a collision with a vehicle in Sidmouth.

Father Christmas is coming to Ottery tonight (Friday) to mark the town’s late-night shopping event.

Police have temporarily closed Sidmouth’s High Street after receiving reports of a collision involving a vehicle and an elderly pedestrian.

Plans to improve pedestrian and driver safety in Ottery with new traffic restrictions have been announced.

Late-night shopping returns to Sidmouth this evening (Friday) with festivities planned across the town.

Crews from Sidmouth and Ottery St Mary were called to rescue a trapped motorist, following reports of a van on its side in Combe Cross.

Plans to demolish the council offices at Knowle and build a 113-apartment retirement community have been recommended for approval.

‘Any positive ideas are seriously compromised by austerity agenda’ - Sidmouth nurse and steward for the trade union

Late-night shopping returns to Sidmouth next Friday (December 2) with festivities planned across the town.

Free three-day event with locally made goods, mince pies and mulled wine

‘We will await outcome of hospital beds consultation’ - NHSPS

A coroner has concluded that the death of a Sidbury man who overdosed on painkillers was an accident.

Ofsted have praised staff at Sidmouth College for their ‘clear direction and strong leadership’ as part of its ‘good’ report

Dr Gill Ryall says she feels ‘privileged’ to take on the charity’s top job

Drop-in sessions announced across Devon

People will be taking to the streets in Exeter on Saturday

Next Friday (December 2) will mark 25 years since Sidmouth Swimming Pool opened – and the staff plan to make a splash.

Budding writers have the chance to enter a short story competition

Invite extended to all residents and East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire

A former BBC set designer is showcasing her artwork in her new studio in Sidmouth’s Libra Court.

Sidmouth Musical Comedy Society and Sidmouth Musical Theatre got together to perform

Concerns that not enough is being done to help resettle families in East Devon

A Sidmouth teenager has netted a spot in the record books by scoring a goal.

A musician, who relearned how to play the guitar after losing her hand, is the latest inspiring person to share her skills at Sidmouth Youth Centre.

Stagecoach South West has announced that, from Saturday (December 3), a new timetable will come into effect on the South West Falcon, connecting Devon and Somerset with Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre.

Sidmouth looks set to be spared from more widespread street trading after a backlash from businesses fearing they would lose out.

District chiefs have failed to identify when they are owed ‘significant amounts’ of community cash from developers, auditors have concluded.

Race through Sid and Otter Valleys aims to leave lasting legacy and spread word that Women Can

Gritters will be out in force this evening (Monday) in preparation for a plummet in temperatures across Devon.

Plans to demolish and rebuild Newton Poppleford Primary School have been submitted after the Government identified it as in ‘urgent’ need.

Part of a former sand quarry near Tipton St John can be developed for glamorous camping – or ‘glamping’ – after a development was approved.

‘Do not leave anything of value in parked cars’

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