An arson attack that destroyed a derelict building in Ottery has prompted its owner to install tougher security measures.
A group from Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club (SSLSC) negotiated a ramshackle craft through rapids and weirs to a third-place finish in one of the toughest raft races in the country.
A vital footway across the River Sid may have to close if cliff erosion in the area worsens, according to County Hall.
The results of yesterday’s (Thursday) Sidmouth Town Council by-election have been announced.
A long-running fundraising group, which has donated more than £114,000 to charity, is to fold as it cannot find a new committee.
Planting this month is set to take Sidmouth past the half-way mark in turning it into the ‘Valley of a Million Bulbs’.
Campaigners who have decided not to pursue a bid to secure legal protection for Knowle’s parkland claim the bid has cast doubt on future use of Localism legislation in East Devon.
James Bond fans need to act fast as tickets for a VIP screening of the super-spy’s latest silver screen outing have almost sold out.
Residents in the West ward will go to the polls tomorrow (October 8) to fill a vacancy on Sidmouth Town Council.
Recognition from industry’s ‘Oscars’ helps put county on the map
Work at grass-roots level has scored Sidmouth Rugby Club a national gold award and recognition from one of the sport’s legends.
‘Carnivalites’ from across the East Devon circuit have remembered a former Sidmouth Carnival organiser with a heart of gold, who has died at the age of 73.
Business owners at Sidmouth’s well-used market building have questioned the ‘bizarre’ comments of a town councillor – who is calling for its demolition.
Sports fans can still enjoy watching the rest of the Rugby World Cup at Exeter’s Fanzone, despite England’s early exit from the tournament.
Fearful shoppers and businesses say plans to extend Ottery’s town bus service cannot come quick enough - as traders and residents suffer its loss.
Crews fought the flames in the early hours of Saturday morning
Anger at plans to redevelop a car park for social housing is a ‘battle’ that risks distracting residents from the ‘war’ over eastern town, a representative has warned.
Concerns about affordable housing, flooding and the environmental impact are all addressed in revisions to a major application for Newton Poppleford.
A comedian thinks the crowd at a forthcoming event will be in ‘Fitz of Giggles’ thanks to a stellar line-up he has brought together for his paralysed friend.
Beer has reached the national finals of the Britain in Bloom competition for the first time in its history.
Organisers of a sell-out performance held in aid of a Sidmouth charity have thanked everyone who helped the event raise £1,000.
A new Sidmouth gallery, opened in memory of an amateur painter, has proven to be a huge hit with artists and visitors.
Carnival night went with a bang for one Sidmouth pub that reopened its doors just in time for Saturday’s festivities.
Officers are appealing for help in catching culprits
A decline in booze seized from under-age drinkers during Sidmouth’s carnival night is ‘reassuring’, says the town’s police sergeant.
The extra facilities will be in place for Saturday’s crunch match - England vs Australia, which is being shown on a large screen in the Exeter Fanzone from 8pm.
The seventh Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival has been hailed as a great success by organisers.
People in the community are being encouraged to take an active role in providing help and support for Syrian refugees.
The couple who run Sidford Post Office have thanked customers for their loyal support as its relocation marks the end of an era.
A trick-shooting pool star secured his place as Britain’s number one and improved his ranking on the world stage at a recent contest.
Pub landlords who invested six years and around £200,000 in their business face having it ‘ripped out’ from under them.
Civic leaders have defended spending £139,500 on a town centre facility, amid claims they are out of touch with Ottery’s economic needs.
An emergency closure will be carried out in Temple Street on Sunday (October 4).
A family trip to a Sidmouth antique shop for a coin valuation turned up lost medals dating back to World War One.
District councillor Matt Booth, a Sidmouth town ward member, said the first he saw of the ‘bombshell’ Mill Street proposals was in the Herald – and claimed the authority showed a ‘lack of transparency’.
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