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Date for this year’s event revealed as organisers promise to serve up a fun-filled platter of demonstrations, local produce and children’s activities

A dinner held in memory of one of Branscombe’s ‘big characters’ has raised £520 for the British Heart Foundation.

Sir Hugo Swire’s Sidmouth Herald column on why his party loyalty is being tested

With NASA set to present new findings on exoplants, we’re asking the people of Devon if they believe there is life out there. Take part in our poll here.

Restoration crews have discovered an ancient peacock drawing on timbers at The Royal Clarence Hotel in Exeter

The independent consultants tasked with helping Port Royal fulfil its potential have held their first meeting with town and district councillors.

THE indefatigable Maureen Lipman has, inbetween her many acting roles, found the time to write 10 autobiographical books, including It’s a Jungle out There, published last year.

Sidmouth Veterinary Practice is hoping third time’s a charm as it looks to get its hands on an ‘Oscar of the trade’.

Young and old gathered for the rededication of Patteson’s Cross.

Fundraisers at a respite charity were delighted to receive £285 from the Community Matters scheme at Sidmouth’s Waitrose.

An Ottery woman is putting aside her fear of heights to take on a charity skydive in memory of her best friend.

Iwitness24 member, Lena Welch, sent us her shots of the recent snow flurry in Devon.

A Beer entrepreneur is celebrating two decades of providing care and support on expeditions that have raised £92million for charity.

Katie Williams takes first place in our iwitness24 photo competition.

Some of Knowle’s historic treasures are set to be donated to Sidmouth Museum and displayed to the public for the first time.

Health bosses say the transfer to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (RD&E) will enable patients to access better care

Ottery is preparing to rock out and raise money to support refugee families with the return of a popular concert.

A former Air Training Corps (ATC) centre in Sidmouth has been sold for £38,000.

Plenty on menu at Moores’ in the run-up to Easter Sunday

The trustees at Sidmouth Unitarian Old Dissenting Meeting House have remembered their late lay leader as a person of great integrity.

Pupils starting at The King’s School in September will be sporting a new uniform, after the academy staged a consultation on the changes.

Sidmouth Town Band is signing a 25-year lease for a rehearsal venue after its bid to buy another property fell short – but its fundraising for a permanent HQ to secure its next 150 years will continue.

The Travelling into History season continues at Sidmouth’s Kennaway House this Tuesday (February 21), with a talk by Ffiona Eaves on Roman amphitheatres.

Neighbourhood Plan steering group has commissioned a housing needs survey for the parish

What a wonderful town we live in.

The district council has called on car park users to take advantage of the cheaper car park prices, which end on March 31.

Devon County Council boosts social care spending but calls for ‘urgent review’ of Government funding in face of continued austerity and slashed budgets

Today is National Random Act of Kindness Day - but is National Drink Wine Day real? (We hope so.) Is there such a thing as National Pop Goes The Weasel day? Take our quiz and find out...

Can you rehome Ellie? The spaniel has been overlooked by ‘hundreds’ of potential new owners, Dogs Trust Ilfracombe said.

‘Biggest ever line up’ featuring major indie rockers the Kaiser Chiefs announced for Oceanfest17

A preview evening will take place next Friday [February 24], with doors officially opening on Saturday, February 25, at 10am.

A new partnership between Sidmouth Rugby Club and the Devon Air Ambulance Trust - that will see pitches used as landing sites - has celebrated lift-off.

Signs of spring in Sidmouth

Friday, February 17, 2017

It may only be February, but there are some glorious signs of spring in Sidmouth.

Tributes have poured in for a ‘Sidford through and through’ entrepreneur who would do anything for anyone – and often did.

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