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A previous Exmouth RNLI ball. Ref exe 8459-42-14SH Picture: Emma Crane-Woodman

Exmouth RNLI is holding its fundraising ball at Ocean on Saturday, September 10.

Care Quality Commission

‘Staffing issues largely to blame but we are going in the right direction’

District chiefs are introducing a new levy on developers to pay for infrastructure such as school places, new roads, and sports pitches.

The Sidmouth Health Centre on Blackmore Drive. Ref shs 10-16SH 7178. Picture: Simon Horn

GPs ‘absolutely committed’ to retaining town centre site

Residents have a second chance to have their say on controversial plans for a 9.3-acre business park in Sidford.

County Hall in Exeter.

A Sidmouth woman refused medical intervention so she could die peacefully in her own bed at home, an inquest heard.

Recycling boxes. Ref mhc 07-16SH 5145. Picture: Simon Horn

Plans to introduce an expanded recycling scheme in Sidmouth - which will see landfill-bound rubbish collected every three weeks - have prompted concern from some Herald readers.

Ron Miles behind the bar at the lamb & flag in Ottery. Ref sho 3816-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Stalemate as owners fail to make necessary repairs to deteriorating building

Sidmouth carnival. Ref shs 4032-40-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Tickets are on sale for a charity fashion show to raise money for Sidmouth Carnival.

Greater horseshoe bats

Appeal reached 80 per cent of £26,000 target in just one month - but more support needed

Macmillan volunteers at a street collection in Sidmouth on Saturday.

Fundraisers who have netted £175,000 for a charity in 15 years are ‘desperately’ appealing for volunteers to keep campaigning.

Gallery: Red Arrows bring out the crowds

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Red Arrows at Sidmouth 2016. Ref shs 34-16TI 6349. Picture: Terry Ife

The Red Arrows put on a fantastic display at Sidmouth to a bumper crowd on Friday evening, the weather was just perfect for such an event.

The Sidmouth whicker donkey

A mystery over Sidmouth Bowling Club’s missing ‘lucky’ wicker donkey has been solved - after it was revealed the mascot has taken a holiday.

Sidmouth Town Band performed The Last Night of The Proms at Connaight Gardens. Picture: Kyle Baker

An acclaimed broadcaster could think of ‘nothing better’ when Sidmouth Town Band (STB) asked him to compére its Last Night of the Proms concert on Saturday.

Walkers set off for their final trek of the Sidmouth Walking Festival in 2014. Ref shs 6125-40-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Ramblers can travel the length of East Devon when a popular walking festival returns next month.

There will be winners and losers after district chiefs revealed that all sports clubs will be charged on a level playing field for their facilities.

Thieves smash car window in Sidmouth

Friday, August 26, 2016

A handbag was stolen after thieves smashed the rear window of a vehicle parked on a Sidmouth car park.

Ollie holding his cards next to his mum Karen.

When single mum Karen Jones discovered her autistic son making himself birthday cards because he has no friends, she set upon a crusade – appealing to strangers to make his special day one to remember.

Guy Russell took this shot moments after the latest cliff fall happened.

These pictures shows the moments after another cliff fall on Sidmouth’s east beach, which have been described by one eyewitness as ‘the biggest one yet.’

The Red Arrows at Sidmouth. Ref shs 5777-35-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Crowds are expected to pack onto the beach and the Esplanade to welcome back the Red Arrows this evening.

Carol Muldoon, from Newton Poppleford, who died in the Age Concern coach crash on May 13, 2014.

The family of a Newton Poppleford woman killed on a coach trip have called on motorists to think before taking phone calls while driving.

Warnings over derelict Sidford house

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Youths have been warned about entering a ‘dangerous’ derelict building in Sidford.

The syringe found in the phone box.

A dog walker was shocked to find a syringe in a Sidmouth phone box (pictured).

Students from Sidmouth College received their GCSE results. Connie Champain and Charlotte Bond are all smiles. Ref shs 34-16AW 4595. Picture: Alex Walton.

Sidmouth College pupils are celebrating picking up another set of ‘fabulous’ GCSE results.

GCSE results day at The King's School

‘Fantastic outcomes a testament to hard work’

Pecorama cheque presentation to Parkinsons UK.

Pecorama near Beer has raised £1,500 for charity, split equally between Parkinson’s UK and the MS Society.

Dropped kerb could soon be installed opposite Abbeyfield Court in Sidmouth

Appeal from residents to assist people with mobility problems has been listened to

The Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan logo

The protection of the Sid Valley’s natural beauty is among residents’ top concerns, a major questionnaire has revealed.

Hot Pennies is a traditional part of Sidbury Fair week. Ref shs 0906-38-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Organisers of Sidbury Fair Week are looking forward to another packed programme to bring the community together.

Mark Wakely is counting on your votes.

Public support has sent a Sidmouth plumber into the final of a national competition.

Attempted burglary in Sidmouth

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Criminals attempted to break into an empty property in Sidmouth.

St Saviours

Plans for vacant St Saviours get green light

Nathan Riley.

A little boy was left with five stitches in his leg after cutting himself on a broken, abandoned, disposable barbecue on Sidmouth beach.

Vandals threw a bench, a sign, large logs and a red bike into the River Sid over the weekend.

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