Sidmouth News

The measures to restrict vehicular access to Cranbrook Railway Station are to remain for the immediate future.

The cheering crowds egged a Sidmouth web developer over the finish line of his ‘gruelling’ first marathon in the capital on Sunday.

Organisers of the Beer Blazer are urgently appealing for volunteers to come forward.

On this week in 1944: Extracts from the Exmouth Journal, printed April 22, 1944.

Andrew Gillen, 31, lands himself extra year inside for ‘disgraceful and serious’ incident.

Campaigners are calling on county council candidates to sign a pledge to oppose further cuts to health services across Devon.

A JustGiving page set up to help a couple who lost their home in a thatch-roof fire has raised £3,500.

The organiser of the page thanks all contribitors for their donations.w

Young carers in Ottery are set to benefit from a £50,000 grant to help them gain cooking skills.

Sidmouth Lifeboat, the sailing club and other major leaseholders are joining discussions on the future of Port Royal and whether its renewal is achievable.

Gallery: Scouts mark St. George’s Day

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Local scout groups parade through Beer.

An ex-professional footballer from Spain has been jailed for 11 years for abusing five boys while in Britain.

The East Devon Beekeepers group has issued advice to residents ahead of swarming season.

Armed police were called out to an address in Exmouth on Wednesday, April 26.

Sidmouth Hospiscare has received a £2,500 boost from the town’s Rotary club.

Police have reported ‘very low crime’ in Beer in 2016/17.

Industrial buildings in Sidford that have not sold despite ‘continual marketing’ could be demolished and replaced with five houses if approval is granted.

See our slideshow tribute to Exmouth’s vintage vehicle enthusiast - Reg Imray.

Lewis Rawlinson, 19, admitted smuggling MDMA and ketamine in October, and possessing MDMA, LSD and diazepam with intent to supply in September, when he appeared at Exeter Crown Court.

Exmouth photographer, Nathan Richmond, captured this beautiful picture of a floral display in Manor Gardens and wins our iwitness24 photo challenge.

Tributes have been paid to intrepid deaf pensioner Reg Imray, who died at his Exmouth home aged 94.

East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire is one of seven Devon MPs who have signed a letter written to the Prime Minister asking her to make sure no school in Devon is ‘worse off’.

The Sid Valley’s Admiral Nurse has thanked civic leaders for their support - worth £35,000 over six years.

The black labrador’s owners held a coffee morning to raise money for the lifeboat after saving their pet in November.

A Canadian student is looking to trace missing diaries and letters of a prominent trader.

Firefighters from Ottery St Mary were called out to Aylesbeare after reports of a bonfire ‘out of control’.

Sidmouth fire fighters were not among those hurt in a massive blaze on Woodbury Common, it has been confirmed.

Anyone interested in a woman’s perspective on 19th century life in the Sid Valley can pick up a new book published by Sidmouth Museum.

Fire crews were called out this morning (Monday, April 24) to a domestic fire in Exmouth.

More pictures from the fire at Woodbury Common on Sunday, 23 April.

Wildlife rangers are today starting to assess the impact of the major fire on Woodbury Common, the site of which includes a significant conservation area.

Fire crews have begun dampening down a large scale fire on Woodbury Common – which covered nearly one-and-a-half-miles of moorland.

A collection box has been installed on Sidmouth seafront in an ‘urgent appeal’ to raise £3.3million for a scheme to tackle coastal erosion and prevent flooding.

Pictures and videos of the blaze at Woodbury Common which can be seen from miles from the scene

Latest: *50 members of public dial 999 *High winds spread flames *Woodbury Park Hotel evacuated *One firefighter taken to hospital

Public urged to stay away as road is closed and smoke can be seen from miles around.

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